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Trattoria Da Pino - i Fratelli d'Italia

#159 of 705 Restaurants in Ghent
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kouterdreef 1, Ghent, Belgium
+32 9 224 32 08
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Ghent, Belgium
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you arrive at this unimposing place expectations are not that high. But when we started with our meal my partner and I could not stop praising our delightful plates of Escalope Special. This will be a place to revisit really soon.

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Thank Tina B
Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We went there because we were looking for a place to have dinner in Gent, and we came across the pizzeria. It's a really cosy restaurant and the decoration takes you to Italy. They served us some olives while we were waiting for the pizza, which was a nice gesture. The pizza's came quickly and we really liked them, good... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Pizza's were as they should be. We had dinner outside. A small Italian restaurant with simple honest food attractively priced and good quality.

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Thank kvoogd2016
Ghent, Belgium
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

When I tell you that whenever I come back from Italy, I'm happy to be able to enjoy some great Italian food at this place, that says it all. There's nothing disappointing on the menu and the food served really tastes great. The chef/owner is from Puglia and prepares real southern Italian dishes. Nothing like the 13 a dozen dishes... More 

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161 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Triple variations of pasta (min 2 pers), vegetarian lasagna and Veal Osso Buco was all very good. The Spaghetti Matriciana was a little less well received.  Service was a little questionable. Ex. It's quite rare that you find a restaurant, where you won't be offered to taste the wine you've ordered (not the house wine, but a bottle from the... More 

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Nazareth, Belgium
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Have been going here for years ans is far out the best Italian pizzeria in the region of Gent. Pizza carpaccio is my favorite, but also try the different homemade pasta's .... delicious. Service with a big smile by the daughter and the chefs lady in a really Italian interior. And the chef ? Yep he's a real Italian from... More 

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Ljubljana
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Until now, I was always disappointed by Italian restaurants in Belgium. Today, I was so nicely surprised to discover this tiny but warm restaurant, a bit out of the main touristic area in Ghent. Food is simple but fresh and tasty. No bragging, the chef is not trying to produce high gastronomy but food with heart. The staff is friendly.... More 

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129 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

The interior stays the same, but I've never left with a feeling that the food wasn't great... The hosts are very friendly!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

It is a quite and quirky little restaurant but its prices are two high for the very ordinary Italian food on offer. It is definitely fresh, the staff friendly, nice house wine by the glass and carafe but the bread is not Italian and the food is just too ordinary fast Italian and we have had amazing authentic Italian in... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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97 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

The small but beautifull restaurant Da Pino in Ghent is a hidden gem. Allthough his cuisine is a bit adapted to Belgian "eaters", you will always have good and home made Italian food. I have been at Pinos multiple times, and every time it was very good. As it is a small restaurant, make a reservation in advance. The restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: kouterdreef 1, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 224 32 08

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?