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Toucan sur mer

€€€€French, , Seafood
Avenue Louis Lepoutre 17, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 340 07 40
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (32 reviews)
“sardines” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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RATINGS
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LOCATION
Avenue Louis Lepoutre 17, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best seafood I have ever had in Brussels. Very nice decor, not too loud. Amazing seafood menu. We choose the Toucan platter and had shrimp croquettes as an appetizer. What a treat. The service is outstanding and the wine list is reasonably priced. A...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DCalexandre
Reviewed 16 November 2018

The place is still very noisy even though the tiles are gone, but guests should expect it and accept it. Very good dishes except for the shrimp croquettes. Those are not good. They are nicely crisp but do not taste of shrimp at all. Nor...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank imforestgirl
Christophe_Hellinx, Responsable relations publiques at Toucan sur mer, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Dear Customer, Thank you for letting us know about your experience at Toucan sur Mer. Our shrimp croquettes are among our best sellers. We make them with high quality shrimps from our coasts. We test them frequently and make sure that the quality is constant....More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

We came here on the recommendation of friends as a good option for seafood. We were not disappointed with plenty of options and everything tasting/looking very fresh. The restaurant sits on the corner of the street and finding a parking place can be difficult. However,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul N
Christophe_Hellinx, Responsable relations publiques at Toucan sur mer, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Dear Paul, Thank you very much for this nice review. We are always happy to please our customers! Regarding the sardines, the traditionnal way to eat them is in their original tin. Even though it could be strange, it's the appropriate and original way! You...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect and was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant looks modern, lively and the dishes we had were outstanding. The shrimp croquettes were probably the best I've ever had and the seafood platter was simply magnificent!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank amorley22
Christophe_Hellinx, Responsable relations publiques at Toucan sur mer, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Customer, A very big THANK YOU for this wonderful review. As you mentionned it, we are very concerned about quality. This is why we do this... and for customers like you! We hope to see you very soon at Toucan sur Mer.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I was there last Saturday. The meal was good but it is a little overrated. Plus : Champagne was cold and excellent, green asparagus excellent, Dorada fish fresh, service friendly Minus : Was served a can of sardines for starter ( shocking ! ), wine...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank stephane3361
Christophe_Hellinx, Responsable relations publiques at Toucan sur mer, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Stephane, Thank you for your nice review. I will give the compliment to the team :) For the sardine : it is served in a can because that is the most natural way to serve it! If you go to France, specially in Bretagne,...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Loved the food and had a great experience here, would definitely recommend this place to a friend!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Austin100
Christophe_Hellinx, Responsable relations publiques at Toucan sur mer, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hello Austin! Thank you very much! See you soon!

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Excellent choice of original delicate starters . I recommend the fleur de courgette stuffed with crab. Great service and friendly vibe . Will be back

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Harriet24_13
Christophe_Hellinx, Responsable relations publiques at Toucan sur mer, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hey Harriet! Big thank you for this nice comment! We hope to see you very soon!

Reviewed 2 July 2018

The restaurant is quite small with quite too many tables. It gets very noisy so do not plan to go there for a romantic dinner. Service is inattentive and almost unfriendly. The menu is traditional. The food is in general is quite blunt and not...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank gaetanop204
Christophe_Hellinx, Responsable relations publiques at Toucan sur mer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Dear Gaetan, Thank you for taking the time to give us your impressions. I am very sorry to read that your experience at Toucan sur Mer didn't reach your expectations. First of all, regarding the size of the restaurant : unfortunately we are not able...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Dropped by for dinner one busy Saturday night. Managed to get a table okay. Nice atmosphere (although some people seemed a bit stuffy / pretentious), service was good and so was the food we ordered. Was about €150 for 2 with a bottle of wine...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Bill P
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I must be honest and say that it has been a little while now but Toucan has been one of my favorite spot for years and whenever I get a chance to go to Brussels I make sure to have dinner there. Very good food...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank X4990EHcatherineb
Christophe_Hellinx, Responsable relations publiques at Toucan sur mer, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Dear Customer, Thank you for taking the time to write about your impressions on Toucan sur Mer. I will inform the team about it and you can be sure they will be very happy. What else can I say? Come back soon, please! :D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$63
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:30
Saturday
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Louis Lepoutre 17, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Ixelles
  • Phone Number: +32 2 340 07 40
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