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Comics Cafe

$$$
American, Belgian, Hamburgers, Brasserie
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Place du Grand Sablon, 8, Brussels 1000, Belgium
02 513 13 23
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Comics Cafe is an incredible 200 seats Brasserie-type restaurant where...
The Comics Cafe is an incredible 200 seats Brasserie-type restaurant where one can enjoy tasty Belgium and American Cuisine up to midnight. In a warm Comic-like atmosphere, you will discover the "COMICS Burger", the "CARBONNADE FLAMMANDE", the delicious strawberry Cheese cake and a lot more. Nice "Terrasse" on Grand Sablon, historic center of Brussel. Famous "TINTIN" statue at the entrance.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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    Very good
  • 82
    Average
  • 40
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  • 44
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Relaxed atmosphere- menu written on chalkboard, can grab a few comocs to read. Nice food - all the basics are there. Some surprisingly good fare- pizzas are great, I love the Dutch croquettens. The service is pleasant and fast. Great for a lazy brunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Anasuyah
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Durban, South Africa
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Relaxed atmosphere- menu written on chalkboard, can grab a few comocs to read. Nice food - all the basics are there. Some surprisingly good fare- pizzas are great, I love the Dutch croquettens. The service is pleasant and fast. Great for a lazy brunch.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Somewhat surprised by the poor recent reviews. I've regularly travel to Brussels and have been to the Comics Café four or five times and have never been disappointed. The service has always been fine, even when a large party were in. Of course they specialise in Burgers, and there are alternatives but the rest of the menu is rather limited.... More 

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We were strolling about on a Saturday looking for somewhere to have lunch and were drawn to the restaurant by the name and decor: the place is decorated with comic illustrations which is fun.. We thought we would give it a go as it looked different. It's a bit cramped upstairs but the service was fine, the food came quickly... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Dropped in for quick lunch purely by accident. Was not expecting much ,, seated quickly, served quickly and food turned up quickly. The menu has burgers only. I went for the Obama , husband had a chicken burger. Mine was amazing.. Overindulgent but wow was it good. Husband chicken pretty uninspiring in comparison. I would say at 20 euro that's... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Came with 20 people. Sat at 3 tables. 2 tables were finished eating before the last got fed. Burgers were boring with supermarket buns. Overpriced. Who cares if they have some comics on the wall when food and service are so bad?

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were really looking forward to visit that place, as sounds different from other places in the area, (even though looks a bit pricey). We've tried to get in the place, on the upper floor, when a lady came and told us that the cafe is full, and only available for food orders. We didn't even have the chance to... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were really looking forward to this meal as our son is a Tintin fan. We waited for 20 mins for anyone to take our order, amd then after a further forty minutes only one meal of the four arrived. We had asked a couple of times what had happened to our food but no one had an explanation or... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I went to the Comics Cafe for the first with a 30% discount which seemed to be a great deal " the best burger in town". Not only the place doesn't seem nice at all, it is greatly overpriced (9 to 18€ for a burger, fries NOT included). My main issue is not even the overpricing, it is the fact... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Very tasty burgers just if they use another buns, big ones also. Service is nice. Prices is kind of high. Beautiful comics decoration.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Very nice burger restaurant worth comic book decorations. Good service. get the window seat with the view!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Place du Grand Sablon, 8, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 02 513 13 23

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 38
  • Cuisine: American, Belgian, Hamburgers, Brasserie

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

The Comics Cafe is an incredible 200 seats Brasserie-type restaurant where one can enjoy tasty Belgium and American Cuisine up to midnight. In a warm Comic-like atmosphere, you will discover the "COMICS Burger", the "CARBONNADE FLAMMANDE", the delicious strawberry Cheese cake and a lot more. Nice "Terrasse" on Grand Sablon, historic center of Brussel. Famous "TINTIN" statue at the entrance.

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