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“Birthday Dinner ”
Review of Cafe Brussels

Cafe Brussels
Ranked #776 of 8,633 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: US$15 - US$25
Cuisines: Belgian, French
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My niece and I share a birthday month so I wanted to take her to one of my favorite spots in town. I travel Europe a lot so to find a place with authentic Belgium food was a gem. I loved introducing her to the amazing unique place. A must go spot in Houston.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We live in Dallas and we love to visit cafe Brussels anytime we are in town visiting my mother in law! My in laws are from Belgium and we all love this place! Adorable decoration, tasty food and a good beer selection! The owner is very friendly and the atmosphere is very inviting! I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Mineh S
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is my second trip to Cafe Brussels for lunch. It's a lovely cafe along Houston Avenue. I went with a group from work during our lunch hour both times. Food was really enjoyable, excellent very light and fluffy quiche, tuna sandwiches, veggie sandwiches, good salads and tasty dressing to go with it. We plan to make it a regular lunch break spot. I'd love to go another time when I could linger over dessert. They sounded marvelous.

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Thank djwhatley
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Not overly impressed...
Although very convenient for the wife and I to get to, we just don't care to return. The food was decent, but there wasn't much to choose from. If you're only going to have a few menu items, they should be exceptional. They only had a handful of wines to choose from as well. And they didn't have my 1st two requests, even though they were on the menu. Not to mention the wine was poured at room temperature... HOUSTON ROOM TEMPERATURE=HOT!

Thank AlphaNation
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We have been to many restaurants during this year's Houston Restaurant Weeks. We went to Cafe Brussels last week. It was a huge disappointment, especially that I was looking forward to it. I had gone repeatedly to a previous restaurant by the same owner that was very good.
The room was nice and cozy, but the service was very inattentive. We had to hail someone all night for every little thing.The soup was tepid and the terrine tasteless. The Entercote was chewy and grisly, although the fries were good. The desserts were ridiculous: my wife's crepe was unappetizing, and my Profiterols were frozen solid. I asked for the manager and was told that she's away in Belgium... I guess that could explain some !

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Thank bozboz17
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