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“Sweet and Savory Wafflewiches!”
Review of Bruxie

Bruxie
Ranked #5 of 23 Dessert in Irvine
Cuisines: Fast Food
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Quick business trip to Irvine with colleagues and we wanted something tasty and different! A friend recommended Bruxies! The employees were more than friendly, professional and efficient and the sandwiches? Not bad at all! My chicken was a tad over-cooked and a bit stringy, but I gobbled it down and I loved my Orange Soda Float with a swirl of vanilla custard! My colleague loved his pastrami sandwich which he ordered with a side of waffle (natch!) fries! The food came out quickly and we were all very happy with the service and smiles! Cost for my Float and Sandwich around $12.00.

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Reviewed September 25, 2013

Chocolate Soda Float Special is homemade chocolate soda with a float of soft serve frozen custard. It reminded me of diet chocolate soda from the early 1980s. It was definitely something out of the ordinary, but anything mixed with their soft serve frozen custard makes everything better! I give them kudos for the creativity.

Fresh Strawberry Shake is fresh strawberries blended with soft serve frozen custard. The frozen custard made a lovely base for this shake, not too sweet and very creamy. I just love their shakes! Thumbs up, way up!

Nutella & Bananas with Sweet Cream is scrumptious! You’ll often find this combination with crepes but it works really well on waffles too! Nutella, with its chocolate hazelnut flavor, worked really well with the bananas (imagine a chocolate covered banana). The waffle was a convenient vehicle to get these to flavors to your taste buds. Thumbs up, way up!

Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Waffle topped with chili honey and cider slaw. I had this for the first time at the Bruxie location in Chino Hills and absolutely loved it. But, this time, it wasn’t as good. The chicken was not as crispy as it should have been and was soggy from the honey and cider. I’ll let it slide assuming that it was probably just opening jitters.

Green Eggs & Ham is grilled ham, Tillamook cheddar, jumbo egg, mayo, and arugula pesto. I absolutely loved this sandwich! The arugula pesto added a slightly bitter, yet pleasing flavor combination with the slightly salty ham, sharp Tillamook cheddar, and creamy yolky egg. It’s good any time of day, not just breakfast. Thumbs up, way up!

Hot Pastrami Bruxie is Boar’s Head Pastrami with gruyere, cider slaw, spicy brown mustard and half sour pickles. Boar’s Head meats are sliced fresh daily on-site. I also had this for the first time in Chino Hills but wasn’t impressed. I don’t know what they did differently here, but this time, it was fantastic! The pastrami was tender and not too overpowering. You could taste the creamy gruyere and pickles. I’m not a big pickle fan, but actually liked it this time. Thumbs up!

The Elvis is, you guessed it, peanut butter, bacon, and banana. I think I have “A Big Hunk O’ Love” for this sandwich. “Funny How Time Slips Away” while eating this and is now my favorite sandwich at Bruxie. I can see why Elvis loved this freaky combination – creamy, natural peanut butter, salty bacon, and a sweet ripe banana. It’s “Heartbreak Hotel” for me until my next visit. Thumbs up, way up!

S’Mores is Belgian chocolate, graham cracker & toasted marshmallow. The flavor has improved since my visit to Chino Hills. Still needs more graham cracker flavor, but marshmallow and chocolate is another one of my favorite combinations. It was gooey, sweet, and decadent! Thumbs up!

Smoked Salmon Lox & Dill Cream Cheese is Michele Cordon Bleu Cold Smoked Salmon with herb cream cheese, cucumbers, and chives. A classic dish conveniently served on a waffle. The smoked salmon was fabulous – smoked just right, not too salty, yet retaining its buttery texture like sashimi. The cucumbers added a crisp, refreshing flavor. Simple yet brilliantly executed! Thumbs up, way up!

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Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

I totally enjoyed my Chicken and Waffle sandwich! The chili honey sauce and cole slaw brought out the flavor of both the crunchy fried chicken filet and the super light fluffy waffle. My sister had the pastrami and we shared, both were excellent, but I liked my choice best. I want them to open a Tampa location as soon as possible!!!!

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Reviewed October 30, 2016
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Reviewed September 23, 2016
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