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Mosquito Coast

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€€ - €€€
Belgian, Bar, European, International
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Hoogpoort 28, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 224 37 20
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place to eat lunch. The decor is really interesting and there is a friendly atmosphere. There is a large selection on the menu and I was impressed with the vegetarian choices. I had the lentil burger, it was delicious! I would eat here again.

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Thank Emma J
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for a cocktail late afternoon/early evening. Just the worst service: slow, rude and unco-ordinated. Having taken 25 minutes to ask for our order for 2 pisco sours, when they arrived I was asked to pay immediately and note that I must know the table was booked in 55 minutes. Fine - but no more on the table.... More 

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Thank Marie-Ann K
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Love this place for a cocktail, some nice tea or a quick snack. Great atmosphere, fair prices and couches :)

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Thank Joselien1
Wageningen, The Netherlands
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 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!

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Thank Rehtacka007
Turnhout, Belgium
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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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396 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

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.

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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 10 November 2016

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.

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Thank helenrichmond
Zagreb, Croatia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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 

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Thank Lorena1906
Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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.

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Thank Pourubat
Beringen
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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.

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Thank holyday4ever

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$58
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, International
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?