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Belgian Village Inn - CLOSED

560 17th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265
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49 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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English first
Moline, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Best Reubens, cole slaw... everything I've ever had here was great! Unique food, cozy atmosphere.. too bad they closed. Hopefully someone will re-open with same great recipes! Miss those humongous reubens!!

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Current owners have closed the doors as of February, 2014. All of us locals are hoping someone steps up and reopens this landmark restaurant!

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Muscatine, Iowa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I have had ruebens all over the country and in Germany. This was the best by far. Order the raisin bread for an othentic sandwich. Great food, service, and huge portions.

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Pecatonica, Illinois
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We thought that this would be a great place to eat for something different. The reviews were good, but we were disappointed. My husband was looking forward to having a beer on tap and I wanted to try the 1919 draft root beer. We couldn't have either. They could not serve anything on tap and evidently haven't been able to... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

BVI is a great neighborhood pub and restaurant. It is frequently very crowded at meal time, but they are open 10:00a - 10:00p. When busy, they can be slow dining in. We regularly do take out from the tavern (there is a drive-thru site nearby, but they do not offer a full menu) and our food is ready in 10-15... More

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Top Contributor
164 reviews 164 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
428 helpful votes 428 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

This is a great old restaurant! You know how good a grilled ham and Swiss cheese sandwich is? The Belgian Village Inn has perfected it, serving it on raisin bread and calling it a Vanderaisin. It is the best sandwich I have ever eaten, perfect in every way, the Swiss cheese just the right sharpness, the raisin bread adding the... More

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Alexandria, VA
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Excellent service and delicious draft rootbeer. Bring a friend to share the ham-and-corned beef Reuben built on heroically large and delicious bread. We didn't have room for bread pudding and will have to return (ah shucks).

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Canton, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

My husband and I are always on the hunt for the best reuben sandwich in the midwest and the Vandereuben is in the top three! It's a nice little neighborhood restaurant to have a quick lunch at, Our waitress was friendly and made some funny small talk about my husband not being able to polish off his gigantic sandwich. Speaking... More

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Davenport, Iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Rootbeer on tap. Have a float. (2nd best reuben I ever ate! LOL). A nice pre concert stop to avoid bridge traffic to the I Wireless.

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Davenport, Iowa
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

When we arrived at the lunch hour there was only one table for us to choose from to sit down at. One of the waitresses angrily begain brushing crumbs off the table when we sat down. She seemed to be annoyed that she had a table. She nudged my arm to place a menu in front of me. When ordering,... More

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