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BXL Cafe

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125 W 43rd St, New York City, NY 10036-6505
+1 212-768-0200
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
This popular Belgian eatery brings foodies to Midtown from all over. A 2016 Certificate of Excellence award winner from TripAdvisor, BXL Cafe has built a following around its...More
Opens in 29 min
8:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
125 W 43rd St, New York City, NY 10036-6505
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

We decided to try someplace new near the office as we were getting tired of the Irish pub. This place kind of sneaks up on you as it’s hiding in plain sight. We've been to the restaurants next door a few times but never gave...More

Thank Marc K
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I love the muscles here. This is a great Belgian café. I always order the muscles and they have them in many different broths. Service hassle ayes been great; my husband and I usually come here twice a month. It is a very nice place...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I work near BXL and have been there dozens of times and tried pretty much everything on the menu. The food is always good and the service is fine. Minor complaint is it's abit noisy. Excellent burgers, the mussles and fritte are good as is...More

Thank davidloew
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Huge selection of Belgian beers, great food, great atmosphere, live broadcast of sports games both EU and US, great service. I Strongly recommend the "onglet aux echalottes" or the mussels and of course, the Belgian fries! What else ?

Thank Mikalelbxl
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I went here on a Friday afternoon with some colleagues. They had poutine (so they said) and it was nothing more than melted cheese on fries. The mussels were horrible (there was maybe a 1/4 inch of broth at the bottom of the pot), the...More

1  Thank Lirrhater
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We loved our visit to the BXL Cafe The food was delicious , fresh and plentiful, especially for the price you paid. Their mussels was outstanding and service was amazing we-will be back

Thank Siebri
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Six of us had an early dinner here on Saturday post an afternoon theater performance. This is a typical European cafe, dark wood, great "cafe" foood, really broad selection of beers. Our waitress and barman were outstanding, complimenting my steak tartar (EXCELLENT) with a wonderful...More

Thank djodo
Reviewed 21 February 2016

we stopped by just for a drink and use the restroom. we eventually found a small piece of (our) belgium close to Time Square. it was very nice and friendly ! we felt really welcome , thank you.

Thank Emmanuel P
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after the theatre-- wonderful food-- wonderful service--Ludivine our waitress gave us great recommendations-we will be back!

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped for dinner here on a bitterly cold night after a long, cold, quiet day of research at NYPL and did not regret doing so. The bar was crowded and warm and full of good cheer. And the beer was some of the best you'll...More

Thank adastraallen
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Mary P
25 January 2015|
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, Mary, I didn't realize you were specifically asking about BXL Cafe. Honestly, I like the East side location better. This one is smaller and noisy. I stand by my former answer. If you are anywhere near 46th St., take a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 W 43rd St, New York City, NY 10036-6505
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-768-0200
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