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Chez Jacques

#287 of 2,911 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Quai aux Briques 44, Brussels 1000, Belgium
02.512.20.27
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
Wed - Thu 00:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Zagreb, Croatia
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In Brussels city center just across of hotel i stayed in for one night during business trip. Came in without reservation for early dinner around 18:30 place was empty but staff looked to be busy preparing for evening so i have walked in. I assume the owner was my waiter and he was willing to recommend two course dinner typical... More 

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Springfield
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

They have changed owner but they are still one of my favorites. But reservations are needed if eating after 1900

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Thank pchat1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Just went there for dinner with my gf and been amazed by the home made "duo de croquettes" and the bone steak! Will come back for sure!!!

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Thank Nicolas D
Ringoes, New Jersey
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151 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Despite being the last customer of the evening, I received friendly service and great food. The 3-course prix-fixe dinner for 25 Euros was very reasonably priced. I chose the mussels cooked in white wine, which were fresh and clean, and the steak au poivre, which as done exactly the way I liked it, rare. Both came out piping hot, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent but they don't have free water. For the water, you have to pay an additionnal crazy price of 4€ an half litre. It impose you to pay a lot just to have basic drikes. After, the dessert are also expensive (from 7€ to 10€). Except this, it was really sympaticle Good food, excellent saucage, a little... More 

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Thank Yann C
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

This place used to be a historical one, with the best Dover Soles in town. I learned it closed down and was for sale for a year and now there is a new property. The Dover sole has gone as well as the former atmosphere. Low prices, adapted to the cuisine level.

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

I don't often give 5 star ratings, and this is the first time I have given 5 to a restaurant that is not an upmarket fine dining experience. Everything about our evening here was perfect, and reinforced our opinion that Belgium is the friendliest and foodiest country in Europe. Jacques is a fairly modest, rustic restaurant, frequented by locals, but... More 

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Thank Carole S
Royston
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83 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

We stopped for lunch whilst visiting the Christmas market. What an amazing find. We had the set lunch for €18. Amazing value three course meal. I upgraded to the lobster. Terrific. The whole bill was just €80 for three of us including wine. Loved it!

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Thank Keithrow
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

We make an annual trip to Jaques when in Brussels, service is great and the food is fine. Always made to feel welcome.

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Toronto, Canada
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

I did not find the restaurant special. The salade nicoise for example had canned tuna fish poured into it and the baked salmon was served with French fries. Possibly you have to stick with the specialties. I think the tourist should stay away and let the locals have the place to themselves. I do not think this would bother the... More 

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Thank GlennAndrewToronto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$157
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai aux Briques 44, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 02.512.20.27

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