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Mosquito Coast

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, European, Belgian, International
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Hoogpoort 28, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 224 37 20
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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Like this bar/restaurant. It has definitely traveler atmosphere. The interier is more african style, but in modern time :) they have really nice beer, tea or coffee. If I will be in Ghent I will go here again!

Thank Rehtacka007
Turnhout, Belgium
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had booked a table for five, we were shown to a small table for four & a small footstool was placed at the end with no room really for a placemat & cutlery. We had quite a wait for our food which was understandable as it was busy. When it arrived one dish was a wrong order so was... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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394 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a so called international place which incorporates world cuisine the food we had was really bland. Chili con carne should have some chili in it hence the name and the pasta dish was very bland too even the chorizo was quite tasteless. Friendly place but in future we'll just go there for a drink.

Thank markhebbelinck
Richmond, Canada
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had walked by here a couple of times and it looked busy and cozy so stopped in for dinner with a friend. Tasty beer, good food and good service.

Thank helenrichmond
Zagreb, Croatia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I like the place since it has really nice atmosphere and it's very international. The downside was that it was toooo loud and too hot on the upper floor. Food was very tasty, but maybe a bit expensive for student budget. All in all, I would recommend it. There were some problems during our visit, all the lights and music... More 

Thank Lorena1906
Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Found this place, recommended to me by my brother. Spacious and clean. Good ambiance. Comfortable seating. Good range of beers. Will return again when in Town.

Thank Pourubat
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Very crowded and very good vibes in this eatery, be aware that you cannot reserve. 18h is the kitchen open. Be on time, drink some nice cocktails. Fair prices. Not lots of tourists, always a good sign. Portions are OK.

Thank holyday4ever
Sydney, Australia
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119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Quite a limited lunch menu. Tapas menu in the evening has more choices. We had Scampi Andalusia style & lamb burger. Cool vibe and chilled music. Cosy ambiance with different seating areas. Specials were in Dutch only and the waiter couldn't translate for us...a friendly person at the next table kindly helped us out :)

Thank Paudge
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We popped in for a drink, based largely on the interesting interior. The service was slow, and fairly impersonal, but non the less we enjoyed our visit. I would go back.

Thank Chelsea J
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Probably a good bar, but we had the unpleasant experience of being waited on by the rudest waiter I have had the displeasure of meeting.

Thank Giuliano B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$58
Bar, European, Belgian, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogpoort 28, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 224 37 20

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