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Cafe Brussels

€€ - €€€, Cafe, French
1718 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007-4140
+1 713-222-6996
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (33 reviews)
“pommes frites” (5 reviews)
“beef stew” (5 reviews)
Belgian, Cafe, French, European
€€ - €€€
1718 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007-4140
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 Andrew G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is our spot for mussels and we would visit more often if it wasn't such a drive for us to get there. I've tried the other food they offer and it is good but the steamed mussels are just too good to pass up...More

Thank UK-USAUnited
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Cafe Brussels with a friend for lunch during Houston Restaurant Weeks and was so disappointed. The food was poor, especially the hamburger which was overcooked and had a strange texture. The salmon appetizer was just fair as it lacked flavor. The best part...More

Thank Greta513
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I was actually invited by a friend to a spoken words event that was taking place in the restaurant. The restaurant has a traditional atmosphere and the setting is lovable.

Thank Mary S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Belgian, Cafe, French, European
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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