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BXL East

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210 E 51st St, New York City, NY 10022-6501
+1 212-888-7782
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  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
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“mussels” (33 reviews)
“belgium beer” (3 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
210 E 51st St, New York City, NY 10022-6501
Neighborhood: Midtown
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is a favorite place of my Millennial son, who lives and works nearby. Our family is half Belgian, so we are always frequenting Belgian restaurants for the beer, mussels and ambiance. My son loves the Sunday and Monday - all you can eat mussels...More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Had to find a new place for mussels after my usual place closed and look what I stumbled upon, near my neighborhood as well. Sun & Mon all you can eat mussels, a choice of like 6 or more different sauce preperations with fries and...More

Thank julesj66
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great atmosphere, spacious, super friendly staff, good prices, great location. They have lot's of amazing wines and Belgian beers. Highly recommended.

Thank ProfesseurSeptimus
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Restaurant is next to our hotel, and luckily it served good food in nice surroundings. As you enter there is a bar you can sit at and drink, and passed this are the dining tables. Yum I had onion soup and caeser salad, while the...More

Thank kiwiflierjo
Reviewed August 4, 2016

We were staying just round the corner so decided to give BXL a try rather than head back to the touristy bits of NYC. The bar is good, feels more American than Belgian with loud music and TV's on behind the bar. It was a...More

Thank JobellsYork
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

BXL is a Belgian restaurant, so you will see influence of French cuisine. Their mussels is offered with a variety of favors - that is, prepared with different soups, or sauces of your choice. I particularly found the mussels prepared with vine particularly good, and...More

Thank MAV627
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Very local type establishment with all the fair you expect from a Brussels restaurant but right here in NYC. The staff are superb and treat you like part of the family. My favorite thing about this place is the unique selection of beer. This is...More

Thank JoeTD
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

It is a very nice envirnoment. A bar restaurant. Staff is excellent and friendly. The price is very reasonable I just loved it Good experience

Thank Ziad A
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Went to BXL East for a lunch business meeting. It was a refreshing pleasant surprise. Upscale bar-cafe with enough space to enjoy your meal, a decent balance between noise and not. Good food and good service all at decent prices. They had a wide selection...More

Thank corptool
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This was near my hotel (Pod 51) and I really fancied some Italian food - I wasn't disappointed. The bar serves a good range of beers, including many specialist Belgian beers. Staff are friendly and welcoming. Nice atmosphere and the TV screens aren't too loud...More

Thank sciencechicky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Belgian, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E 51st St, New York City, NY 10022-6501
    (between 2nd and 3rd)
  • Public Transportation: Close to the 6-M-E lines.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-7782
  • E-mail