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Cafe Bruges

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European
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16 N Pitt St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2941
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food at Café Bruges is excellent. We had the sausage platter and the NY Strip. The steak was so tender that I could cut it with a butter knife. The sausages were very fresh and flavorful. The beer list is very extensive too. The waitress was very knowledgeable of what beers to recommend. The menu is very limited and... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Noisy, greasy small broken French fries, a waitress that never seemed to care. There seems to be a lot of hype in Carlisle about this place. We will never go back .

Thank ron635
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You can't beat the selection of Belgian beers here; it's simply outstanding. The food is good too, especially the mussels and the pommes frites (order the mayo with them for an authentic Belgian experience). The lamb burger is usually outstanding as well. A fun place to go for a casual evening out.

Thank Jacqueline D
The Villages, Florida
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1,075 reviews
807 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 581 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unpon entering, Amanda's attitude was as if our party of five were an inconvenience for her. The orders took nearly twenty minutes to be served despite the fact that only ten others were dining and most had already been served. Burger was thicker than a hockey puck, yet far smaller in diameter with a handful of chips. Chicken sandwich just... More 

Thank johnfjohnston
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expensive, unappealing food. Incredibly, unreasonably expensive beer. Terribly loud and crowded tables. I can see no reason to return.

Thank FlapjawJr
Ingomar, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed myself for an early dinner. The restaurant is very nice, very small very quaint. Service was very good and food was served very timely. Tried A few things off the menu and everything was great. Definitely will be back again when I'm in the Carlisle area!

Thank mfs20
Roanoke, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were heading south on I-81 on Sunday morning. Pulled into Carlilse. Wonderful Sunday brunch. St Michaels Benedict + Belgian waffle was wonderful!

Thank Andre M
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday night 8:00. 20 minute wait was fine - great bartender and great beer selection Food so reasonable and so so good. I had steak frites and my husband had mussels and coroquets. Waffle for dessert. Lots and lots of beer.

Thank baltimorefamily4
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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580 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a great find in a small city. We loved the menu and everything we had was delicious. My wife and I shared the cheese plate, mussel and frites, the beef stew and a dessert. With two beers our bill was 73.00 with tip.

Thank BethlehemPaUSA
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This is not your typical central PA menu. Intersting apps, mains, and desserts! Definitely order the frittes. A couple more bucks than the average family diner, but more than worth it.

Thank Bruce A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, Bar, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 N Pitt St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2941
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: 717-960-0223

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?