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Chez Jacques

#259 of 3,033 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Quai aux Briques 44, Brussels 1000, Belgium
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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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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Brussels, Belgium
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking desperately for a restaurant in the "Belgo-French Cuisine" league, in particular in that area of Brussels were the vulgarisation of the restaurant business is a high risk. We fear for gastronomic pauperism! People that buy up multiple restaurants in the area (such as what happened with "Le Pre Sale" around the corner) undermine the individual character of... More 

Thank Jeroen J
Nivelles, Belgium
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Together with my Girlfriend , we had booked a table for the NY eve about two weeks ago and got the immediate confirmation by email . What was our surprised when we came on the 31th and a girl said that they didn't receive the confirmation ( through your platform ) and that probably 30 people were in the same... More 

Thank christianL699GV
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Typical Brussels fish restaurant. A bit smaller and more intimate than most in this area, with friendly service. Prices are a bit on the high end for what remains a brasserie-style place.

Thank R-AlexII
Zagreb, Croatia
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 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 

Thank Marko B
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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

Thank pchat1
1 review
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!!!

Thank Nicolas D
Ringoes, New Jersey
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153 reviews
112 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 

Thank CannotEatPrestige
1 review
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 

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.

2 Thank Amyralla
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
48 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 

Thank Carole S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$157
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
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?