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Cafe Bruges

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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16 N Pitt St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2941
+1 717-960-0223
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Carlisle, PA
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214 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasons to go here include the extensive Belgian beer list (watch out for sticker shock on some of them), great service, and the wonderful frites. The menu never seems to change, so our family always gets the same things as before - I'm partial to the lamb burger. Their sauces are great on sandwiches or frites.

Thank Birdguy
Clayton, New York
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141 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We lucked upon Cafe Bruges! First of all, Carlisle is a cute little town, with a great downtown street loaded with excellent choices. We chose Cafe Bruges by sheer luck, and couldn't have been happier. I'm not a drinker these days, but I drooled over 6 pages of Trappist beer choices. We started with the beet salad and I chose... More 

Thank cingalemille
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Bruges is a family favorite. After several fantastic meals in Carlisle' Cafe Bruges, I had the opportunity to go a city "anywhere in Europe". I chose Bruges, Belgium and loved it! Upon my return, I appreciated Cafe Bruges even more because the food, beers, and atmosphere capture the essence of the European city in a special way just for... More 

1 Thank DawnFlower
Washington DC
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food. Authentic Belgian. Our group tried many dishes from the menu, and were pleased with their choices. I enjoyed the salmon. I didn't want to drink ale or beer, so I had a cider which was wonderful. One negative, the restaurant got very loud as the evening got later. However, I recommend this restaurant, and will go back.

Thank thomasO
Glengary, WV
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sojourned at the Cafe' Bruges last night with another couple before heading out to a show. When we arrived, the Cafe' was sparsely populated, and we were shown to a table at once. We ordered from their beverage menu, and also our entrees. It's hard to find a well done mussel, but not here. A selection of seasonings for... More 

Thank Bruce J
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times and the beer selection is great. The food is pretty good too. The mussels and fries with curry sauce are the top for me, but it's all pretty good. Will definitely be back.

Thank A G
Ulster, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Glad we picked this spot for lunch, different and very good. Waiter was fantastic and very informative of the area. We had Quiche with salad, crepes with asparagus (could have had more Gruyere cheese on it and a salad , frites with homemade ketchup were crispy on outside and soft on the inside perfect, and fruit lambic raspberry which was... More 

Thank rjfs16
Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This place is AWESOME!!!! I can not say enough good things about their mussels and Pommes Frites!! Their Belgian Waffles for dessert were great too!!!!!

Thank Tammy Z
Vero BEach, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Cafe Bruges is a delightful place with good craft beers, excellent steaks, and amazing fries. You will not leave hungry. Wait staff is good and willing to bring out beer samples. We dined with a two year old, and they were very accommodating. Wish there was a Kangaroo diaper change station in the bathrooms, and wish they served wine, too.

Thank joyann2
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Cafe Bruges has an eccentric old-world feel. The atmosphere is intimate and the food is good!! My favorite will always be the frites with their special homemade sauces. It's a must try!

Thank MissPerfect7

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 N Pitt St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2941
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-960-0223

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