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Rue Van Artevelde 19, Brussels 1000, Belgium (Formerly Da Kao)
+32 2 512 67 16
Today
12:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Springfield, Illinois
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817 reviews
525 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Inexpensive good food in downtown bruxelles, daily special or "menu du jour" is 5-7€. Long menu with lots of items. Tea just 1€, dim sum with seafood for 2, and noodles with chicken and beef where good.

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Thank Clevlander
Bratislava, Slovakia
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86 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I am here for lunch. The place is full and the waitress and kitchen staff seem to be completely unable to serve the demand. The English of the waitress is extremely limited. I was waiting for 30 mins after the starter arrived - not at all what I ordered. Thus, no starter and after 35 mins got a plate of... More 

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Thank 30Stella
Kapaa, Hawaii
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186 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Good tasting Vienamese food at reasonable prices. Excellent service. Quantity of food for the price is very good also.

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Thank 476donc
Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Da Kao is one of the most popular Asian food restaurants for locals in Brussels. It's cheap enough so you can go every week, and it's very nice in every aspect. Maybe the only thing to improve is to market their special dishes better. I find myself always returning to the 'Special Da Kao' mix menu because I don't want... More 

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Thank TomBrahms
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Great food, great price too, especially compared to the rest of Brussels. We had a kind of specialty plate with four appetisers and two main courses, (because we couldn't choose a regular dish from the menu; too many great-sounding stuff) and we only paid 13eu each! We didn't finish it, because it was too much, evidently, but it tasted wonderful... More 

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Thank Britt W
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

On a cold and wet November night, I was in need of some seriously warming food in Brussels. Pho was my goal, as there seems to be nothing better at warming the soul (at least in my case). I searched out Da-Kao, and it didn't disappoint. Warm reception from the staff, nicely and cosy restaurant and food that fit the... More 

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Thank Matt W
Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

It's one of those places where you have cravings for. The Da Kao Special, as everyone mentioned, is so addictive. Be prepared to ask a doggy bag but I can't help myself from not getting it every time. The staff has always been very friendly and helpful, some even speak Dutch. Definitely a must go!

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Miami, Florida, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Just had dinner there with a girlfriend of mine. We ordered the green curry with chicken and the chicken with coconut milk. Both were absolutely delicious ! Lots of flavor and fresh herbs. Generous portions. We were not very hungry but it was so good we ate everything ! Our waitress was lovely. She welcomed us warmly and checked on... More 

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Brussels
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

The best scrispy noodles in town, crunchy and very tastefull! Always friendly reception and the price is very low for the fresh prepared food by the owner.

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Thank GaramMasala
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

Good food, good portions, good service, great prices! Also ideal for my vegetarian friend, so much so that we went twice in three nights.

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Thank BGR23

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 21
Cuisine
Thai, Vietnamese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Van Artevelde 19, Brussels 1000, Belgium (Formerly Da Kao)
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 67 16
Description
32 years in business with the same chef since the grand opening in 1983. We specialize in authentic Vietnamese cooking. Please come share a meet with our family..

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