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The Broken Spoke Cafe - CLOSED

1809 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-6130
+1 713-863-7029
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good76%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
25 Aug 2012
“Great Local Belgian Food”
8 Jun 2012
“Hidden gem”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Belgian, European
1809 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-6130
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Reviewed 25 August 2012

Our go-to Belgian restaurant.... value, location, good food. The service is much better since the restaurant changed hands, but I haven't had the courage to try the salad nicoise since the new management - the previous salad nicoise seem to come pre-prepared. Love the peppercorn...More

Thank PrimalAdventurer
Reviewed 8 June 2012

This little restaurant/cafe is hidden in a warehouse area of the Heights. All old run-down buildings around it and one could be wary at first approach. But inside is a warm friendly painted little place with absolutely delicious food. Mussels just like Belgium, delicious frites...More

Thank KW2011
Reviewed 12 April 2012

The mussels were better than those I had in Brussels. The place has a nice ambiance and friendly staff and the food is very good. Yes, the beer is expensive, especially the lambic, but it comes from Belgium,. Last night they had 3 beer specials...More

Thank Jeannine77055
Reviewed 10 February 2012

I am a foodie. Tried the place with a Groupon. I will not return even with a huge discount. Mussels appetizer was good and a good value. Beer was good but a terrible value ($9.50 and small amount). Had the filet, which was good meat,...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 26 October 2011

I had a groupon and visited Broken Spoke Cafe yesterday for lunch, for the first time. I LOVED the ambiance! It's cozy, like a little neighborhood cafe, bright colors, lots of tables for with handsome table cloths, art on the ceiling, a long bar (where...More

Thank LexiedogHouston
Reviewed 24 October 2011

Good service, mussels and frites were fabulous!! Very casual and low key. Loved it.

Thank rwueste
Reviewed 12 September 2011

Don't let exterior appearances deter you from enjoying the best Mussels presented steamed traditionally in beer or a number of different ways. Try the spicy tomato and bleu cheese sauces. Don't be in a hurry. Service here is in the European tradition - feel free...More

Thank RodeWearier
Reviewed 13 June 2011

If you feel like having some good mussels, Belgium Style.....this is the place....! I ordered them Mariniere style, in wine clear broth with onions and celery......they are cooked just on time....very good! Frites (french fries) were crispy. I loved their chocolate mousse....!

Thank evamariacampo
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Restaurant Details

Belgian, European
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  • Address: 1809 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-6130
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-863-7029
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