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Groenplaats 43, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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Lebanese, Seafood, International, Delicatessen, Sushi, Asian, American, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Groenplaats 43, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner went here for a lunch and the atmosphere is good but a tourist trap. its overpriced food and its not satisfying the sum sum dimsum is good and worth a try but never the malay cuisine stall because the chicken satay...More

1  Thank Iamyourprinces
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mercado is a food market in the former Post Office and it is a relaxed and friendly place to go for food and a drink. It is a huge space with a central bar serving a big range of beers both draught and bottled. Around...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 of us went to the Mercado for a relaxed family chat while having a bite n some drinks Well, the mercado offers a relaxed atmosphere, plenty of variety (various food and drink stands) there are low or high tables, you sit (or stand) where...More

Thank marc d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place,where you can taste a variety of food 😀 banana doughnout was extremely delicious 😍

Thank 331orsolyab
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is worth a visit for a quick snack, drink or a light dinner with family or friends. Very clean and well organised, not far from the Cathedral. You can opt for a number of small takeaway and then sit for a quick snack over...More

Thank leonardm65
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Had a great time here with friends for drinks and testing out various cusines. Must try in Antwerp for all the food lovers and people looking for a good time

Thank Nathalie H
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Great food here but came for the atmosphere, never seem anything like it. Great place to eat and soak in the vibe :)

Thank Fainga'a T
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to hangout. Great food choices from Mexican, Thai and many more. Good wine and spirits. Great ambience!!!

Thank travelguide202
Reviewed 19 December 2017

there's a nice choice of different (pop up) restaurants located in the hall. So if you re with a group , everybody can eat something of his/her choice. overall price/quality is good central tables can be crowded and dirty... the service at the central bar...More

Thank WingWingOne
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Many different foods, live music, Belgian specialties, desserts, asian, mexican, Lebanese, sea food... Large tables with people sitting together. Slightly overpriced in my opinion but location can explain that. Definitely recommended for lunch

Thank El-Doflamingo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$31
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groenplaats 43, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
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SUMMER CLOSING FROM 15/7/2017 TILL 18/8/2017 In the heart of Antwerp, where the old city centre, the fashion district en the shopping streets meet... Mercado opens its doors and invites you to visit the first food hall in Belgium, with space for culture and events. In the former post office at the Groenplaats in Antwerp, you will find a mekka for bon vivants. This unique place with its amazing history will become a foodie heaven, where you can have the world on a plate, discover new flavours, cutting edge products and new combinations. Fresh, authentic and above all tasty. Anything goes and everyone’s welcome. Here you will find homemade dishes, exotic ingredients and the latest trends from new and established culinary talent. Stick around and enjoy live bands and DJ’s that fill the hall with music and complete your experience. Our goal is to inspire and enlighten you with this new culinary hotspot, a true boqueria Amberes, a paradise for your senses in the city centre. SUMMER CLOSING FROM 15/7/2017 TILL 18/8/2017
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