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Waterzooi - Garden City

4.6
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2122 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Belgian
Waterzooi is Long Island's only Belgian Bistro, setting the standard for cutting edge food, service and style.
The Bistro is always raising the bar with innovative cocktails, martinis,
global wines and over 130 Belgian beers. The Euro Chic lounge creates a sleek and sophisticated atmosphere.

Support Waterzooi - Garden City during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 2122 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.3
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4.2
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very good dishes!

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Rticky
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food5service3ambience4

Nice setting outside. Needs fans for cooling. Service adequate.

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fanofthefox
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very accommodating for social distancing, even in the rain! Thanks Waterzooi :)

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Melanie
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great outdoor experience. Staff was friendly & cautious, plenty of room around every table. Tuna tartar appetizer was outstanding, my scallop and lentil special missed the mark a little, the hubs’ bouillabaisse mussel pot was perfection. Def. support this local business!

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KatherineD
Poconos
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Outstanding food as always.

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TerriC
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Our server was absolutely fabulous! The restaurant did a good job social distancing while providing a nice dining experience. We will be back.

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MiniC
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great place for friends or family or both. Food and drinks were great.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Had a reservation. Was told there was a long wait. Ended up eating at the bar. Terrible!! No compensation for having to eat at the bar. Nor complimentary drink or dessert.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was amazing. I think his name was Max?! Sorry I don’t recall. Food was great service was amazing. Only thing was our reservation was for 815 and by the time the food came it was really to dark to see to eat.. we were sat out back outside and they need to get some lights out there.

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WalterF
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dining during the pandemic can be challenging. The food and service were excellent. You can not find better mussels anywhere. Difficult to rate ambiance when the dining was done in the parking lot.

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Valentina
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never fails to be amazing
Great food, staff, and overall decor

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vippammy
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

As usual the food was excellent! We always enjoy everything we oder.

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vipZeeBee
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Under The circumstances with COVID-19 still out there... Waterzooi managed to set up very nicely outside... thank you

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RachelH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The outdoor dining experience made for an unforgettable date night! Can’t wait to go back

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time love the mussels omg ! Will def be back. Outdoor dining was a success

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good experience

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful Father’s Day lunch. Always a pleasure to dine there

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vipMamaNan
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first dinner experience during COVID. It was an excellent evening. Out table was far away from other diners.
The menus were disposable paper. The bread was served in a paper bag. Our Thai mussels were as delicious as always.
Our server wore a mask and was very attentive. A fabulous anniversary dinner.

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vippmk1
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The place to go for mussels and beer!
Excellent lobster dish as well.
Outdoor dining a plus.

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LynnR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing as always ! Great job practicing social distance. Props to the manager and staff. Will be back soon 😀

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service/excellent sanitizing and social distance precautions. So great to eat out!

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AliviaM
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious and great service! Really enjoyed everything here.

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vipGML217
New York Area
54 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu options. The bouillabaisse mussels are absolutely amazing! Service is wonderful!

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ValU
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were amazing, as always! Inspire of the current corona virus situation, we felt very comfortable with the cleanliness and concern for our health. Space between tables was more than adequate to alleviate overcrowding. We will be back soon!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience at Waterzooi. Started with grilled octopus and oysters, we ordered the creole mussel pot and the steak all were delicious! Finished off with coffee and a Belgian waffle topped with gelato.

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vipLarryB
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Great mussels !

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great birthday dinner and awesome spot in the corner!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and service

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MarkA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Any seafood lover would appreciate this wonderful restaurant. The Waterzooi Seafood Pot was to die for!! Great wait staff and wonderful atmosphere. I'll be back!

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Willy
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

always a great place to dine. food and service were exceptional

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MaxG
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you like large portions of Mussels cooked in so many delicious ways, and more Belgian beers than you can think of to choose from, plus delicious desserts and appetizers, this is the place for you. Make a reservation and prepare to be fed well.

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AnnaS
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food is great if you like seafood. Nice service. we really liked it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food good as well as service. It is extremely noisy and loud. Not sure I would frequent this restaurant

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vipOpenTable Diner
Birmingham
11 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

My family and I have dined there 4 times. We dine there for the mussels. Simply delicious. Beer selection is vast. Truffle baked lobster mac & cheese was better than average. Steak is better than average. Escargot a little bland. My son loves the pappardelle wagyu (4th time he has ordered it). He barely gave me a taste. My other son loves the double cut pork chop (3rd time). Brussels waffles for dessert, yummy.

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vipAshleyK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

I would have given 5 stars all together but arrived the hostess refused to seat us because 2 people were missing from our party, I had a reservation for 4pm and the restaurant was practically empty. I would have understood if it was packed and we didn’t have a reservation and them only willing to seat us when everyone was there but we had a reservation and they were not busy at all. But I guess they’d prefer people to be standing in their doorway than at a table ordering drinks. The hostess was slightly snotty as well. The food was great though.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been here before and have always had a good experience. Will be back.

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RussR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The only restaurant where we will order mussels! We love it!

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vipMMNYC
New York Area
9 reviews