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La Taverne du Passage

30 galerie de la Reine, Brussels 1000, Belgium
2-512 37 32
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Ranked #672 of 2,373 Restaurants in Brussels
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: Belgian, Diner, French, Brasserie
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: La Taverne du Passage is a belgian-french cuisine brasserie opened sinds 1930 - Typically designed in art-deco style - You will find there all the brussels specialities like mussels, waterzooie and of courses the shrimps croquettes (a must!!) - but also french dishes like choucroute, andouillette, rognon,... - Large choice of wines - Very friendly service, the guys finish most of the time the preparations in front of you - And all this located in the majestuous gallery Saint Hubert in central Brussels - It is open non stop from noon till midnight.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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145 reviews 145 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

There seemed to be a number of parties similar to the eight of us, with longer communal tables. I would not recommend this restaurant for a quiet, intimate dinner. I ordered mussels which were good. The frites were okay, but I was more focused on the quantity of mussels in front of me. We had a bit of confusion about... More

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98 reviews 98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Situated in the city center, under the famous glass dome, this restaurant offers you various types of food. The waiters, even they are not young anymore, they are quick, helpful and very nice ! Atmosphere is ok, the food also. If you take a break there, I recommend you " carbonnades de boeuf a la flamande"...a great belgian food. They... More

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Overijse, Belgium
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Beautiful, lovely passage but you can eat much better elsewhere. ( I live in Brussels) The food is good but certainly not more than that. The service is typical Brussels: you get what you asked for and that's it. Expect no smiling waiter and see in his eyes his 'don't stay after eating' look. And, vert important: the croquettes crevettes... More

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Bucharest, Romania
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Very central located in the Galerie St. Hubert , is a traditional belgium brasserie and is a great Bruxelles experience .Everything is old school with head waiter and waiters proprely dressed. Inside is well decorated but the service was not very fast ( was fully booked ).They had a good selection of wines and the Moules-frites were the best we... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Given that it is in the Galerie St. Hubert just off the Grand Place, the first thought is "tourist trap". Once inside, the service was a little slow to start with although it could have been because it was a busy Saturday night. The menus were available in several languages and it was possible to see into the kichen which... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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276 reviews 276 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This place come highly recommended. This is a big open space restaurant. When we arrived at about 2100hrs on Sunday it's almost empty. The only clean/made table was on the corner and not suitable for someone like me who suffers from claustrophobia. We sat down at a suitable but dirty table and politely ask the water to change the table... More

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of food. It only got a 3.5 from tripadvisor so I was expecting a humdrum meal. I ordered escargot and found it to be quite tasty, followed with the moules with frites. The moules was cooked just right- very juicy and the broth was good. We sat under the gallery - outside tables.... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The TAVERNE du PASSAGE is a well known restaurant in Brussels Galerie de la Reine, just near the rue des Bouchers. As many people sometimes do, we stepped in for a meal before the show we attended in the Théâtre des Galeries. Though there was many people already eating, we didn't have to wait so long to begin eating. The... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

When in Brussels, you must have mussels served with chips (French Fries). Also, try the house kir (cocktail) to start your meal.

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Singapore, Singapore
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218 reviews 218 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Taverne du Passage is one of the more popular restaurant along Rue des Bouchers. The service was good. We ordered its famous Belgian chicken stew, hamburger maison, grilled cod fish and salad to share. The chicken stew is unique and need some getting used-to. The other dishes were also delicious. The restaurant offered an extensive wine list for wine enthusiasts.... More

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