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Bruno's European Cafe

10716 A St. S., Tacoma, WA
253-719-7181
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Ranked #11 of 659 Restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Tacoma, WA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Yes they lost my reservation for 8-10 people on a busy Saturday, yes we had to wait an hour - BUT - All and I mean All was made up by the amazing food cooked by Bruno. My group of ten tried almost everything on the menu - and not one person wasn't completely satisfied by their meal. I had... More

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Lyons, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were there for a late lunch. I had the plate with polish sausage. My daughter tried the pork schnitzel . The food was great and the service was excellent. I tried the hangover soup, it was really good .

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Olympia, Washington
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180 reviews 180 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Let me preface this with 3 items. 1) My Grandfather was Swiss-German and a chef. 2) I just returned from a week in Germany. 3) The waitress was wonderful. My wife and I stopped at Bruno's on the evening of our anniversary; looking forward to Bavarian cooking. She ordered the Jaegerschnitzel, cucumber salad, and spaetzle. I ordered the sauerbraten, spaetzle,... More

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful service. Small and quaint with delightful menu choices. From the schnitzel to the red cabbage , the food is authentic and takes you back to Europe. The only bit of missing info on the menu is that soft drinks come to you in the can, not from the fountain. Excellent selection of beers and desserts. Don't miss this hidden... More

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White Rock, Canada
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173 reviews 173 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I saw this place featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and wanted to go. It's in kind of a non-descript industrial area in South Tacoma, but if you like good Central European food, this is the place to go. My wife's parents are from Poland, and we both like home-style food from there. The staff are super-friendly and the food... More

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The last 2 years in a row when I have been in Tacoma, Washington I have passed Bruno's several times but did not have the time or think to stop here. I am so glad we did this time! Friendly staff, great food especially the schnitzel!! We were a party of 7 and glad they could seat us right away... More

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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87 reviews 87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Tuesday, 5 pm. Location is a little tricky to find because it is near an industrial/warehouse type of neighborhood. When we drove by the side of the building, there was a "closed" sign on the window and we were so disappointed. However, the parking lot was busy and the "open" sign up front was blinking...? They were open, yay! Another... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I wrote a review on this place in February 2013, but there is one detail I (along with most other reviewers) seem to overlook - that of the deserts in this place. The "Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte" (Black Forest Cherry Cake) is popular as are several other European-style cakes and pastries. I can schedule a "Tee-Stube Meeting" or a "Kaffee-Klatsch" (between lunch... More

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Seabeck, Washington
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is now our favorite European food in Western Washington. My wife and I had the Bruno's Schnitzel with spätzle and homemade sauerkraut. The kraut is homemade, and is simply amazing. It complements the meal. This experience was even better than my last. I haven't had a bad meal yet. The kids had pierogi's, which were a mix of either... More

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University Place
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had been trying to get to this restaurant for a few months and finally went with some friends for lunch. Lunch seems to be busy, but we got seated right away. Parking is small so car pool when you can. Out of the way so a little hard to find. The food was very good and the service was... More

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