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Deli, Portuguese, Cafe
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Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Good variety of delicious portuguese desserts, very friendly and fast service, fair prices and, most of all, good ambience - relaxed atmosphere. Definately an excellent choice!!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank anektarioz
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Love the pasteis and different pastries Forcado offers. They're not the cheapest but they are always a treat. I've never been disappointed and I find the staff friendly and all smiles... even when I went it 5 minutes before closing time once, after they had...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Nath S
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to Forcado before and I enjoyed the place and the patisserie. Last Sunday I went again and got there at 5 pm (when, if not for a Sunday afternoon tea...). We were not welcomed at all by this directive that they do...More

Date of visit: February 2017
3  Thank miladyf2016
joaquim b, Propriétaire at Forcado, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Dear Miladyf2016, We are very sorry your experience wasn't up to the expectations this time. It is not a matter of being commercial or not but we have a rather strict policy of closing the main room at 5pm. You have to understand that we...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017

I love the pastries and the good coffee. Great that there are plenty of gluten free options too. A must in Brussels!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Eveline121
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I love going there for a coffee and a pastel de nata (they have different options, like the lemon one, which are nice, but in the end I always prefer the original pasteis) The place is cosy and well decorated (it can be crowded during...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank mdthe
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

They serve very delicious and original versions of pasteis de nata where you cannot find anywhere else! Plus the interior is well done and cosy to stay and enjoy your coffee and cake. Staff is also super friendly! Side note: the prices for wine bottles...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank diogoalex
Reviewed 7 December 2016

this is the place to be for a very good tea, and pastry that you don't find in other places in Brussels. Most importantly, the place is very cozy and remarkably relaxing, would make a great spot for an early afternoon tea.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Lama A
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful tarts and cakes, seating area is nice and quiet. Electricity socket provided. Price bit high, I ordered three pieces and a green tea, cost 10 euros. Could be standard for Brussels? I am not sure. But the male staff was miserable and got impatient...More

Date of visit: December 2016
2  Thank L. Z
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The staff is friendly, the food is delicious, the place is cosy for afternoon tea and prices are fair.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Jellebie
Reviewed 13 November 2016

A very nice cafe with cozy atmosphere and great food. Great place to spend a good time in the afternoon. They have pastel de nata in many different flavors – more modern but also (a bit) more pricey. For traditional Portuguese flavor, try Patisserie Garcia...More

Date of visit: October 2016
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