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Il Lionelo

#510 of 2,911 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
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Rue Vanderkindere, Brussels, Belgium
3223475797
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Brussels
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315 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Restaurant and pizzeria Lionelo is a simple and busy neighbourhood restaurant. On the evening we had dinner here, most of the clients seemed to be regulars who were greeted like old friends. In fact, the enthusiasm for the place is such that at least four people reviewed Lionelo twice on Tripadvisor. A man, probably the owner, took our orders but... More 

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Thank Trainbleu
Brussels
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

As the restaurant is around my corner, I have been there more than once and I am always glad there. But tonight the owner offered me a pasta with lobster and it was simply amazing. The service it so attentive and so welcoming!

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Thank BeWild
Brussels, Belgium
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

The Il Lionelo is one of our favouriteItalian restaurant in Brussels. The restaurant is very cool, the servers are very nice. The food is so good! The pizza are excellent. We really like this restaurant!

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2 Thank Ben S
berlijn
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58 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

One of the many great Italian restaurants in Brussels, like I have posted many more. The pizza's are great and the eve rich dish is very well made and tasty!

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Thank Lukas M
Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

This is a great spot. Always busy and clearly very popular with the local Italian community-always a good sign. Family run...good food and service. Recommended. They do take-away as well.

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2 Thank gauffre
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

I am Italian (living in bxl) so I feel allowed to "judge" italian food served abroad. Well, in this restaurant you can really eat a 100% italian meal. Pizza are delicious and pasta equally great. Ask the owner to tell you what they have besides what is in the menu. You'll find gems...for instance we had "fiori di zucca" (which... More 

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1 Thank Teresa C
Brussels
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

Simply one of the best Italian restaurants in Brussels. The service is great, the owner is very attentive and the pizza is delicious!

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1 Thank BeWild
Brussels, Belgium
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

The restaurant has a nice atmosphere which is very much helped by the painting of Italian scenery covering the walls of the back part of the room, which the waiter humorously introduced to us as "the covered garden". In addition, the staff was very helpful: we explained that we were in a rush and our pizza and lasagna were served... More 

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2 Thank Rob v
Brussels, Belgium
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

The outer appearance is nothing much, especially as it's located across from a service station, but once you step inside you feel the informal warmth of this family-run restaurant. We've been coming here for years, and my kids think it's the best pizza in Brussels. The pizzas are available for takeaway. The pasta dishes are fresh and interesting, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Vanderkindere, Brussels, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 3223475797

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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?