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$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]
1011A East Westfield Blvd
phone: (317) 255-0978
(Place added by: Indybeer on 04-19-2005)
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Reviews by rhoadsrage:
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 4.5 | $$
This place is in a trendy part of town that was alive with people on a Friday night. It has an internet café on top with very large banners so we weren’t sure we were at the right place until we parked. There were lots of tables out side with just as many inside. We ate at a large lauter ton covered with a big copper top. It was designed with holes for frittes cones and we put those to use. The down side of this seat is that you have to order from the bar but the plus side is you get a view of the whole place.
The chalkboard only had three beers on it but they had 6 handles on the taps. I asked about the beers as there were no descriptions anywhere and they really only had 3 beers on tap. All three were pretty big beers with no bottles of any other beers. They had the famous triple with a limit of 2 per visit and the Old Dog Cru and the Black. After we hit our limit of triples we tried the Black. The bartender described it as a stout but it was not at all. The ODC was spice and very medicinal so it was hard to finish. I heard great things about the beer so I was a little let down but the selection and some of the quality.
The frittes were amazing. I would go back for more and they had a great selection of dipping sauces. Garlic aioli, blueberry ketchup, and sweet chili were perfect with the zesty seasoned fries. I got the pate sampler and the local cheese sampler and it was too much to eat. My friend had the meatball sandwich and it was a full meal with fries on top.
The food is solid and if the beer selections picks up this will really be a must stop every time we are close to Indy.
08-22-2007 02:08:49 |
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vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$
A: A friendly, hopping spot, but does not take reservations, so be sure to call ahead to get a seat in less than an hour. Very loud, so do not plan for quiet conversation.
Q: The place delivers. The beer and food are well crafted fare.
S: Somewhat lackadaisical or perhaps just harried, but ultimately not enough to put me off the place.
S: There was a wide selection of beers, including the Tripel that I had which was easy to drink, but with real punch.
F: The beer was very good. The food was great. Frites and their sauces were always delicious, the crepes were extraordinary, and even where items did not end up being my cup of tea, they were always well done.
V: No question this place is worth it, even if it is by no means cheap. A great place to get together with friends and have a drink and dinner.
09-09-2013 04:13:01 |
More by Tsar_Riga
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | $$
Found in the Broad Ripple neighborhood, just north of Indianapolis, IN. Parking is kind of limited, but shouldn't be too much of a problem.
Seemingly "newer" 2 story building, which from the outside is rather unassuming - as is inside so I'll forego my usual decor listing. As mentioned, there are 2 floors, both belonging to the brewery. Downstairs is primarily restaurant seating with roughly 10 tables, and also with a small 6 person bar with 1 tv (kind of in a cramped area). Upstairs however has a very large 20 seat bar, with 6 four tops and 2 six seater high tops. The upstairs seems to be primarily for sporting events (2 tvs over the bar and one large projection screen) and spill over from downstairs. There is outside seating either on the patio downstairs, or on the deck connected to upstairs.
There are 10 taps; 4 are house beers (tonight is Harvey, Leopold, Triple de Ripple, Black), and 6 guest taps. Their house beers are pretty solid (although I wasn't in love with the Harvey as said in my review of it) and I'm always interested in trying their latest.
The service is kind of hit or miss. One guy can be friendly, one can be a bit stuck up, and one can be indifferent.
Overall, I fully intend on coming back in the future, because I do think their beers are that good. Pretty easy place to grab a locally brewed Belgian style and watch a baseball or football game - it's not everywhere you can do that.
08-29-2013 00:45:52 |
More by qcbrewer
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75 | $$$
Great spot with authentic belgian style beers. Their sours are phenomenal. Incredible food menu as well, many different crepes and mussels. Love the red curry mussels. Also some unique dipping sauces for your frites. The nutella crepe may be the best dessert in the city. An upstairs bar features some guest drafts as well that are equally strong.
08-05-2013 21:01:40 |
More by myersk27
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.5 | $$
I stopped by Brugge Brasserie for an early dinner while I was in town for work. I didn't know anything about it but it sounded like it could be good. I'm very glad I went.
I ordered the Belgian Style Mussels and Fries which were excellent!
They had 3 of their own beers on tap. I had to try all 3. Their Tripel was the best of the 3 offered. They also had a Sour and an IPA which were both good. They also had a few good guest taps as well.
The place was empty when I got there and started to pick up by the time I was finished. The layout is really cool. They have an outdoor patio area you can sit at.
The service was very attentive but not a lot of smiles out of the crew.
Overall I was very happy with my visit. I'll probably go back next time I'm in Indy.
05-22-2013 00:47:01 |
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