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Il Sorriso

Rue General Leman 44, Brussels 1040, Belgium
+32 2 230 02 59
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
8 Feb 2018
“The 'real deal' in a pleasant atmosphere ”
8 Oct 2017
“The best pizza anywhere ever”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rue General Leman 44, Brussels 1040, Belgium
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I would recommend this charming Italian restaurant to all travellers looking for good Italian food. It's just around the corner of Place Jourdan. The pizza was excellent and the Tiramisu dessert even better.

Thank koends12
Reviewed 8 October 2017

On our first evening in Brussels, we went for a stroll in the neighborhood and chose an Italian restaurant called Il Sorriso. We adored it. It's a one-aisle restaurant with a genuine, wood-fired pizza oven where the dough is set to rise, and both the...More

Thank heylooksomethingshin
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I was in the pizza business for ten years (store opener for a chicago pizza place you may know) , and I absolutely love this place. High-gluten flour, copious use of high-quality olive oil, fresh ingredients, generous helpings.... what's not to love. The guys running...More

Thank PBridson
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

If you feel like an authentic Italian pizza, I believe Il sorriso is the place to be! They have great wood-fired pizza with a reasonable price -Staff are quite friendly and very respectful -pizza was very tasty

Thank Ozzitraveler
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The food was so natural no chemicals and the taste sooooo rich. We had the scrumptious crusted pizza, antipasti, wine, osso bucco,vongole, and everything was so fresh and tasty. Luigi is the best. Only speaks French and italian.

Thank sodawater
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I use to come to order the pizza and to eat home (I am lucky enough to live very close). The pizza was always perfectly cooked, the ingredients fresh and tasty. And for a very reasonable price!

Thank Henri1415
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

We ordered pizzas and wine, everything was delicious and affordable. The pizzas were light and their sauce is great. Walkable neighborhood and street parking nearby.

Thank brazilianyogi
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

On a fairly busy Saturday evening, we had two meals - one entrée (ordered as a main but came as an entrée size and price, not an excellent start) and a pizza speciale, no mushrooms. Both dishes were nice and pizza quite authentic, although it...More

Thank _soffre
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

The pizza is great, that is true, but when I asked for the bill, I saw 11 euros for my pizza and 4 euros for two glasses of TAP water. I asked them what this 4 euros was about, they don't speak English, I don't...More

2  Thank Daskalos78
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

Weekend in Brussels with friends. Tried to eat here on a Saturday evening and was full up so we reserved a table for the Sunday evening. We had Pizza which was excellent as was the Lasagnes and they do a very good Tiramisu. A family...More

Thank Gillian D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue General Leman 44, Brussels 1040, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 230 02 59
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