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Cafe Brussels

€€ - €€€, Cafe, European
1718 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007-4140
+1 713-222-6996
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“mussels” (35 reviews)
“pommes frites” (5 reviews)
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Belgian, Cafe, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1718 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007-4140
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am Belgian and could not believe what one of my Texan colleague told me: trust me there is a typical Belgian restaurant in the outskirts of Downtown and it is all authentic… Yeah right… go try me was my comment back to him and...More

Thank Serge_De_Bock
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Our group usually goes here for brunch so that will be the focus of this restaurant review with some notes on previous experiences included. The brunch menu is not extremely large but covers the bases from a European viewpoint. Omelettes, Quiche, sandwiches are all there...More

Thank KLKentner
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Ok, this has been a place I’ve been wanting to try for a while. We went strictly there for dinner. They have a nice selection of beers and a great menu. My wife had the Provençal mussels while I had the filet americain (beef tartare)...More

Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This place was an accidental find. We were looking to eat seafood when we passed this place on the way to, where else, Target. (My wife just HAD to go to Target). So, a quick review led us to give it a try. The ONLY...More

Thank Rich B
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I think I arrived about 12pm. Place was completely empty so I sat at the bar. I was created in French and properly responded back. A bit hard gauge the server, was not sure if she was ready to go or having a bad day...More

Thank WanderingNonRev
Reviewed 27 July 2018

I visited this place for the first time last week as it was recommended by friends and I saw their pictures of the menu on line and looked very good. I was meeting 2 friends there: one is African and the other is Asian, both...More

Thank Iris-MBC
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Sat 8pm full but still a few tables free. Started with rose & kwak ( strong amber ale in a great glass) . Shared French ( sorry Belgian) onion soup great. Wife had pork chops, sprouts & Belgian fries. Me beef stew , carrots &...More

Thank Stevey1631
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Started with onion soup which was excellent. The mussels were good, but I thought the large order should have been larger. The dessert crepe with butter and white sugar was a nice end to the dining experience. We arrived at the restaurant around 6, and...More

Thank Pamela Cazes T
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We met Belgium friends visiting Houston that chose this place for Sunday brunch ,because someone told them they had Tintin decorations. Tintin is a legendary Belgium cartoon, revered worldwide. Only due to that fact we finished in that awful place. To begin with, the Tintin...More

Thank Lailaleil
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lunch here. Steak tartare and pommes frites were excellent and beeer selection wide and tasty. Mussels were also excellent. Prices are like you’re having dinner.

Thank hcmjkm
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If you are asking about Le Jardin du Marais, you can go to the Cobblestone Paris website. They have plenty of photos and information about their apartments. There is also a floor plan of each apt I think.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1718 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007-4140
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-222-6996
Catherine Duwez returns with a cozy and romantic neighborhood Belgian Bistro. Enjoy Belgian favorites such as Moules Mariniere, Filet Poivre, Salmon Bearnaise, Carbonade, and of course the Fries! Both lunch and brunch feature three-course Prix Fixe options along with the full menu. And it all tastes best with Houston's largest selection of Belgian beers on tap as well as a huge selection of Belgian beers by the bottle. Sample well-known favorites such as Stella Artois and Hoegaarden; Chimay Blanche, Red and Blue; Westmalle Dubbel and Tripel; Maredsous 8 & 10; St. Feuillen, Rochefort, Orval, Duvel, Estiminet, St. Bernadus ABT 12, Leffe, Blanche du Bruxelles, Kwak, Lindeman Frambois, Rodenbach and Palm. Other beers available seasonally.
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