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El Cafe

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Mexican, American, Belgian
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Avenue de la Couronne 463, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 640 07 79
Today
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Suomussalmi, Finland
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11 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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, no smile, not polite at all. A nice place but if your schedule is tight,... More 

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Thank 593annim
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1 of 5 bubbles 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

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2 Thank Jan D
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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!

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Thank Juliana O
Antwerp, Belgium
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150 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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. :)

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Thank michvdd
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 going out there.

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Thank Aushim K
Brussels, Belgium
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 15.00 and the place was pretty empty, a lot of tables available. We wanted to... More 

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4 Thank Roberto A
Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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:)

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Thank 17_Gaelle
Arezzo, Italy
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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.

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Thank Francesco D
Brussels, Belgium
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Everything is blue, not the color you need for a nice meal. The cafe/snack serves Mexican food, and here is a problem, they don't use corn. they use wheat. All Mexican breads are with corn. Any way passed this, was my food to spicy, even when mentioned mild on the menu. I lived for 6 month in Mexico, and never... More 

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Thank ChachaStephane14
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

I'm always very welcome with all my friends. I'm coming with my Canadian, Chinese, Black or White... friends. All are welcome. I strongly recommend this please to have a good time. Also the food is well served and delicious. I will invite other friends also.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 21
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Belgian
Meals
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, Delivery, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?