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B. Cafe East

€€ - €€€, , European
240 E 75th St, New York City, NY 10021-2909
+1 212-249-3300
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“mussels” (21 reviews)
“french fries” (5 reviews)
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Belgian, Bar, European
€€ - €€€
240 E 75th St, New York City, NY 10021-2909
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Hate to even write this review as then more people will discover this place and it will be hard to get a table! Tucked away down several stairs, on 75th street....unassuming entrance. Once you get in the door, a cosy, small, and welcoming warm environment....More

Thank FrequentTraveler333
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Mediocre food, over priced drinks and poor, unprofessional service. There are better choices in the neighborhood.

Thank Jay R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I had dinner at B. Cafe East last February, and enjoyed the meal very much. Service was fast and friendly, cleanliness was good, and the noise level was manageable. The corn soup was filled with whole kernel corn, absolutely delicious. Mussels were plump and delicious,...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 15 March 2017

B Cafe is one of those places we constantly go back to when we visit NYC. It is small, dark, with a nice bar in front. The service is pleasant and the Belgian Steak with fries is wonderful. They also have other excellent dishes on...More

Thank pico1
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Cozy restaurant, unpretentious with friendly staff really good food. B. Cafe will be a go-to neighborhood spot. The beer selections are impressive with several on tap. Desserts are delicious. Try the Belgian waffles of course! We were there for dinner and plan to return for...More

Thank WestchesterP2
Reviewed 15 February 2017

So, we've been going to the B since our friends moved to the UES a year and a half ago. Have taken many couple there and they all love it. Good mussels and frites, good beer selection and good apps (sign says $28 for all...More

Thank Joe V
Reviewed 28 November 2016

When our attempt to get into our previously chosen breakfast spot failed, a quick internet search took us to B. Cafe. My understanding from our server is that this location is closing and re-opening elsewhere in the city. You should find it and go. The...More

Thank Betsy W
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Let's see, good food, unique menu selections, good service in a pleasant setting. The cafe B has it all. We ate here with a large group, which is the true test of any Restaraunts abulity. They passed. Food was great, waiter was a pleasant guy...More

Thank micyer
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This place is silly. The food is OK but the bartender told us we were too loud. We were just having some fun just like in any other restaurant or bar in the area. But in this place the professor after the tap told us...More

Thank craig2nyc
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great place for brunch with groups of 4 - 8. The classic eggs B was good. My daughter ordered a Belgium waffle. She received only one waffle - pretty pricy for $20. No drinks were inciuded. The restaurant is located in a brownstone where you...More

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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Belgian, Bar, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 E 75th St, New York City, NY 10021-2909
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-249-3300
  • E-mail
RUSTIC BELGIAN EXPERIENCE WITH UPPER EAST SIDE FLAVOR *Over 30 Artisan Belgian Beers* Looking for an assortment of Belgian style Moules Frites, accompanied by an impressive beer list? Come visit us at B.Cafe. This new cozy beer lovers' paradise fulfills your cravings for good homemade Belgian food, as well as artisan and trappiste beer in a rustic setting. Begin your Belgian journey in Bruges with scrumptious Tuna Tartare, Croquettes de Crevettes (North Sea grey shrimp) or Bitter Ballen (pan seared Belgian meatballs with Dijon sauce). Follow your trail to Brussels with Moules Frites, Duvel Carbonade (beer sunken beef stew), Waterzooi (creamy chicken with vegetables) & juicy Belgian Steak Frites. And don't forget to take advantage of our large selection of more than 30 beers to complement your palate. But what would a trip to B.Cafe be without a sweet plunge into some of our homemade waffles or melting Belgian chocolate cake? Come & experience "made in Belgium" gastronomy!
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