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Rue Franklin 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located nearby the Schumann area, it serves excellent pizzas at a good price. It is nice for have a quick and tasty lunch as the service is pretty fast.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Nice atmosphere, very typical decor and homy feeling for an efficient and traditional pizzeria place, with good/average pizzas, consistent and sure value for money but nothing outstanding.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Great ambiance - attentive Italian (mostly) waiting staff and in the evening there is a group playing soft guitar music. Big menu with lots of choice. Pasta was nice and pizza was tasty if a little too soft in the middle. One of the nicest places for a friendly dinner near Schuman.

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Thank hthominet
Brussels, Belgium
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

La Brace has been here for years. Deco has not changed. And wifi has not reached the establishment. Very busy on a work day but staff and kitchen efficiency results in little waiting. Pizza ok. Pasta ok. TIramisu good.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The Schuman (european union) neighborhood is well known for its terrible and expensive restaurants, a shame to give to foreigners this terrible image for a city that offers exactly the contrary: sheep and good food. Brace is not in this case , pizza looked excellent (i don't like it) and my plate ( foie veneziana) was ok. Terrible fault though:... More 

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104 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Place to get wood-oven pizza near the EU with service by white-shirted Italian waiters. The place bustles with locals and families in the evening, very relaxed but rushed atmosphere. Easy to get in and out quickly for a good meal. I waiters seem to share the tasks of serving so it might be difficult to figure out what is going... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I use this place regularly for work. Service yo-yo's between smiles and snarls. You can count on service being speedy - sometimes so efficient that you've not had time to read the menu. Chef can be flexible and food is warm and tasty. Italian friends tell me the price is dear for a pizza but agree the food is good.

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Brussels, Belgium
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233 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

La Brace is conveniently located in the European quarter of Brussels, on a short foot walk away from the Shuman public transport hub. It is bigger than it looks with plenty of indoor seating offered. The staff doesn't all make the impression of being authentic Italians, but that doesn't compromise the quality of their pizzas -- they're delicious. The pizzas... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Our group of about 8 from several different countries had a very good meal in pleasant atmosphere with excellent service. I had one of their folded pizzas and it was excellent, others had pizzas and beef - no complaints.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Well it is cheapest place but also not overly expensive. What you will appreciate is the Italian atmosphere in this traditional place. You will get live guitar music and decent Italian food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Franklin 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?