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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 - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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557 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot! Phenomenal beer list and great food to boot! Have a hankerin' for authentic frites paired with a Saison DuPont or some other delectable draft? This is your place!

Thank Eogan D
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395 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a special stop here (having lived in Belgium) for 'moules & frites' (steamed mussels & fries)...both were prepared/served Belgian style (mussels in a pot, fries in a paper cylinder) and flavors close to those in Brussels (esp. the fries...yummy!). Our server, 'Brittney' was cheerful, friendly and welcoming, which added to our pleasant lunch.

Thank wildswanDelaware
Knoxville, Tennessee
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped to here to eat while on business. There were several law school students there as school had just started back. They have a wide selection of Belgian beers. The food is really good. I had the grilled chicken sandwich which was excellent. A co-worker had a warm salad (beans and potatoes) that was good as well. We got... More 

Thank Aaron J
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the food here and the restaurant is clean. The Atmosphere is very warm with a great selection of beers.

Thank Poolshark2015
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

New to the area and went on a co-workers recommendation. What a good place for hometown Carlisle Good food and drink!!!

Thank Jason B
New York City, New York
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203 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This informal restaurant has an incredible selection of beers, and provides an incredibly informative booklet that serves as a guidebook to beer making in general, and to the selection of beers that the restaurant carries. You get both beer, and an education. Plus, mussels, steak frites, and all of the bistro selections that you'd expect, cooked well, served quickly, and... More 

Thank morr316
Wellsboro, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not our first visit here. We try to stop anytime we are passing through the area. My crab cakes was perfect, lots of crab with hardly any filler. Recommend the curry ketchup sauce for your frites, delicious. Bloody Mary sauce on the 1 lb mussels were a big hit too. Never ever disappointed here.

Thank Kathleen T
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Good food and selection of beer; however, the ambience is very lacking. The tables are so close together, not able to have a private conversation. It's too bad because the selection of Belgian beer is so good, you just can't enjoy due to lack of ambience.

Thank Motszkojj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Belgian, Bar, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
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?