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Brugge Brasserie

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Brugge BrasserieBrugge Brasserie
BEER AVG
3.85/5
Based on:
24 Beers
369 Ratings
Place Score: 93
Ratings: 103
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.9%
Taps: 6
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1011A East Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46220
United States
phone: (317) 255-0978

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(Place added by: Indybeer on 04-19-2005)
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Reviews by dorianmarley:
Photo of dorianmarley
3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

If you are in Indianapolis, this is an alright place to go. The food is okay, except for the pommes frites, which are excellent. The menu is rather broad, so perhaps some of the many options I did not try are good.

The house beers are good. They offer a few unique takes on traditional Belgian beers.

The atmosphere is rather sterile, with sheet iron tables and trimming; more like a trendy restaurant than a brewery.

The people are idiosyncratic and helpful. They make the experience worthwhile.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Some great food options- stick with mussels though. One great beer on tap- Pooka. Delicious. Everything else can be hit or miss.

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Photo of MeisterSmudge
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

This is easily my favorite beer spot in Indy. It can get a little bit crowded but there's usually plenty of room in the upstairs bar. Brugge brews some of my favorite beers and the guest taps and bottle selection are always outstanding as well. Service is great. The staff is friendly and I rarely find myself waiting for anything. The food is every bit as good as the beer. Especially the crepes. Cuisine is a little bit different from what you might find at most pubs, but there's enough variety for most people to find something that they will enjoy.

This is a must-visit for any beer geek visiting Indy.

Photo of indy351
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Jho3325
4.14/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

This review can be summed up with two sentiments: Triple de Ripple and Mussels. Brugge has a nice atmosphere including outdoor seating with a friendly wait staff. While there is a nice menu, the mussels and classic Belgian pomme frites with various aiolis and sauces are the real winner here.

While there tap list of Brugge beers is typical small, the quality is very good. There is also an impressive bottle list of Belgians, Sours, and harder to find local stuff. It is a bit pricey, but for the quality is a fair deal.

Take a friend, split a pot of mussels and some fries and suck down a couple Triples for me!

Photo of inchrisin
3.3/5  rDev -20.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

I've been to Brugge a few times. They're slow to seat and slow to serve. The food is quite good though. The mussels are amazing and the frites are also quite good. I try not to get too fancy on the sauces. The beers are always Belgian and you can always find one or two of the five that you like. Solid way to spend an hour or more in Broad Ripple.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Beric
4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Visited: 10 May 2014

Atmosphere: Lots of people in a great part of town. Neat art on the walls and soft lighting. Awesome copper tables with holes in the middle to store the cones of fries. Lots of young people ages 21-30 keeping the atmosphere loud and lively.

Quality: Incredible beers brewed both on site and at the main production brewery (under the name "Outliers").

Service: Kind of got a cranky old server.

Selection: Only four Brugge beers on tap and the guest taps contained about 8 others, most of which were brewed by Brugge at their production facility.

Food: Incredible food. The fries are incredible, as well as the homemade sauces.

Value: Food was inexpensive for what you get and the beers were also very reasonably priced for the quality, style, and quantity they give you. I would very highly recommend Brugge Brasserie to anyone passing through Broad Ripple.

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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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5/5  rDev +20.8%

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Brugge Brasserie in Indianapolis, IN
93 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.