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El Cafe

) #2,476 of 3,087 Restaurants in Brussels $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
Avenue de la Couronne 463, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 640 07 79
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible18%
20 Nov 2016
“Mediocre food, good drinks, bad service”
4 days ago
“Slow service, dirty tables”
Open Now
All hours
Mexican, American, Belgian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenue de la Couronne 463, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had to wait half an hour before the waiter came to take our order. He did not clean the table which still had residues from the previous drinks. Then we had to wait for another half hour until we get our drinks. We were...More

Thank JennyPapa
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

One of the worst experiences I have had in a "cafe/bar" (and i have travelled the world). The prices are fair sure but the staff is extremely impolite especially in the night when the bouncer thinks hes the prince of monaco and acts aggressively and...More

1  Thank GS-RVW
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Went there for some drinks and dinner. Food was okay, drinks were really good, but what disappointed us was the service. Takes a LOOONG time for the waitresses to come and get the orders, and then even a longer time before the food/drinks come. Also,...More

Thank 593annim
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Worst service ever. Unfair in change. Don't want to offer a free tap water with a 20 euro bill. Not worth

2  Thank Jan D
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Friday night for a birthday celebration and had a good time there. During the happy hour (till 10pm) you can order a cocktail and get another one for free. Nice environment with good music!

Thank Juliana O
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Nice cosy sofas, relaxed atmosphere and great Mexican food choice. Difficult to take it easy on the calories intake when you're here. :)

Thank michvdd
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This bar is really nice, the music is good, the atmosphere is really nice for a party and the food is also good. I don't like the cocktails anymore, they were really good in the beginning but nowadays it's less tasty but i really like...More

Thank Aushim K
Reviewed 29 April 2016

El Cafe is a place where we have come several times as the relation quality/price is very good. However, on our last visit we met a waitress that probably will make that we will never return to the place again. We arrived on 23.04.16 at...More

6  Thank Roberto A
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Always nice to hang out with friends there.. Great atmosphere and cocktails! The food is Tex-Mex and there is a nice open terrace in summer:)

Thank 17_Gaelle
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Nice place where you can have a beer with friends or eat something. You can find typical belgian beers and mexican food.

Thank Francesco D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de la Couronne 463, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 640 07 79
  • E-mail
El Cafe is the place to be in Brussels. You can enjoy a real tex mex meal and drink a sweet coffee in our sofas. This is the perfect place to spend time with your friends and family. Happy Hour 19h - 21h
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