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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” (36 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 11 July 2015 via mobile

If you're craving authentic Belgium food and crispy pommes frites freshly made mayo, this is the place for you. Try the croquettes de fromage, onion soup au gratin and the chicken Cordon Bleu with béarnaise sauce.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Rob L
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Skip the lines at the airport, security checks, passport control, and customs. Your Belgium adventure is minutes from Downtown Houston. Tucked away in a small corner, minutes from the Hobby and Wortham Center, is a gastronomical delight for every budget. Catherine is the chef and...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank David B
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We were looking for a nice restaurant to grab a bite before a theater show. We have tried to eat in the Bayou City plaza before a show before and the waits for food (even with a reservation) were just awful, so we found this...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank Katherin D
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Life is meant to be experienced by the tongue and Cafe Brussels will give any patron an authentic Belgian experience right in the middle of our great city!

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank karenstalet
Reviewed 30 May 2015

They have great food, i had the mussels and they were amazing. They had a really comprehensive selection of beers which we both enjoyed. We will definitely go back.

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank HeleneOB_12
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Great beer selection (can't beat good Belgian beers). The food was very good and the atmosphere was pure Belgian, right down to the music playing in the background. Would definitely visit again.

1  Thank greaume
Reviewed 14 April 2015

So, as you might be able to tell by the title, we are a fan of mussels, and Cafe Brussels knocks it out of the ballpark every time we have these tasty little sea creatures at their restaurant. If you love butter, and your arteries...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Teaisbetter
Reviewed 10 April 2015

We have always enjoyed eating here and have never been disappointed. Their food and the variety of beers keeps us coming back! It reminds us of the quaint family-owned restaurants in Belgium we frequented while living there.

Date of visit: April 2015
2  Thank 144belindad
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Beef tartare with some spice is nice. Potato croquettes are the bomb. Creme brûlée magnifique. And they don't try and talk to you and tell you their life story!

Thank Samuraigolfer
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Cafe Brussels is the closest thing you will get to feeling like you're in Brussels itself in the United States. The moules et frites (mussels and fries) selection is great and the preparation is wholly authentic. I like the garlic mussels, but you can get...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank GeorgeY892
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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