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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 #577 of 2,309 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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Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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211 reviews 211 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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Leuven, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Terrible service. Food is very bad! And cold! Prices are too high even for Brussels. Especially when you get uneatable food...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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100 reviews 100 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is an interesting place, and depending on your frame of mind and culture, you'll either love it or hate it. It's a traditional old-world Belgian brasserie, with good Belgian fare at pretty reasonable prices, but there are some elements to it that, uh, you need to expect if you don't want to get frustrated... The service is fantastic, and... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

In the middle of the tourist traps a hidden gem, you walk by it as doesn't look like much from the outside. A real old style brasserie, simple but great food and old time service with waiters in livrets.

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Atlanta, GA
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57 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stopped in for lunch shortly after arriving in Brussels and liked it so much we did dinner 2 nights later. Make sure to reserve, as we were lucky to get a table for lunch and the dinner reservation was necessary because it was full. They have a huge range of Belgian and French dishes, great decor, excellent staff, and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Having a location in a tourist area and being a nice building allow this restaurant to be full. The quality of the food is under any standard (i.e: Vianesse steak taste only like butter) , service forget two of our orders (American beef and Salad).

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Oceanside, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We loved the location, the decor (see photo), the white linen table cloths, the waiter with a great sense of humour, the house wines (Cote du Rhone & Pinot blanc), the salmon ciboulette and the frites - and the flexible dinner hours! We dined at 6. Worth repeating next time we're in Brussels.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Ordering a flight of beer was fun as we got to try 4 local beers. But is was hard to get the servers to wait on us when we sat down even thought they weren't very busy. The fries were a disappointment as we ordered them well done and none of the orders came even close. The beers were very... More

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