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El bife

Hoogstraat 5, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 226 84 03
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (9 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinian
$$ - $$$
Hoogstraat 5, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

made a last-minute reservation on a Saturday night. Restaurant was almost fully booked, but the very friendly hostess did her best to squeeze us in. Plates are basic, but the meat is just to die for, baked to perfection on a charcoal grill! Very good...More

Thank tommY1592LV
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I have reviewed El Bife before but not for some years. We ate there twice in one week recently and the review needs an update. It specialises in beef and lamb and the quality is very good indeed. It is a long thin room with...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Had business dinner in this restaurant. The place is not a fashion restaurant and it was quite empty, but it was Tuesday. However despite the place, service was friendly and nice atmosphere. The starters were good but the real surprise was the meat. Excellent stake,...More

Thank Ciglione
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We have been here several times, a very good place for the best cote à l'os ( 750gr ) in Antwerp. Meat is very good and excellent baked as you whish, all this for a correct price ( +/- 30€ for 750gr ) It's best...More

Thank Nicky D
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

ambiance is good. starters (especially sausage & raclette cheese was delicious) wine collection is satisfying. meat was good and the guy at the bbg was professional why i gave 4stars instead of 5stars is slow service speed.

Thank 984zeki_
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The meat on the grill remains one of the best in town in our opinion! Quality and grilling method is perfect, served on a hot plate with a side salad, sauce and potatoes according to your selection. We also enjoyed a mojito which I would...More

Thank CTH1821
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Angry Manager, wine is opened in the kitchen and brought to the table. I felt they were refilling empty bottles from a box………. Simply an unpleasant experience.

2  Thank Len-G-Borg
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Very nice restaurant close to the main squares of the city. The place looks nice and cosy. This restaurant is really for the meat lovers. The Argentinian steak was great. All off them are cooked upfront on charcoal. Meat, salad, fries and some garlic butter......More

Thank Stijn D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Came here with a group of friends on a weekend away trip. The group I was with dine here every year and I can see why. I had the fillet steak and I must say it was probably the tastiest most tender piece of fillet...More

Thank GrayKirsty18
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Again we follow the TripAdvisor reviews and found this steak house, the restaurant decor was super simple and the smell ( no meat aroma) was not what I will expect from a steak house. Three guys of our group order the jumbo size of the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogstraat 5, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 226 84 03
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