B Cafe

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240 East 75th Street
New York, NY 10021
212 249 3300
bcafe.com
Hours:
M-F 5pm-12am; Sa 11:30am-12am; Su 11am-11pm
Other Locations:
566 Amsterdam Avenue
B Cafe

Remy, the Belgian gentleman behind the bar, described his time at B Cafe as a remarkable experience. He came to the States and was having a difficult time finding a job, but two days before his visa was to run out in 2006, he happened upon Shkel, who had recently opened a restaurant on East 75th Street. … read more

BXL East

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210 East 51st Street
New York, NY 10022
212 888 7782
bxlcafe.com
Hours:
M-W 11:30am-1am; Th-F 11:30am-2am; Sa 11am-2am; Su 11am-12pm
Other Locations:
125 West 43rd Street; 50 West 22nd Street
BXL East

Having already visited their other locations downtown, I was looking forward to reaching 51st Street so that I could spend time in a Belgian bistro once again. BXL is one of the few Belgian eateries in the city with a loyal patriotic clientele. “Belgians like to stick together,” manager Amael told me, … read more

Jolly Monk

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701 Ninth Avenue
New York, NY 10036
646 657 0080
jollymonknyc.com
Hours:
11am-4am Everyday
Jolly Monk

Another great bar from the Hell’s Kitchen Hospitality Group, the Jolly Monk, opened during the summer of 2014. When their marketer, Maria Gee, invited me to come by, I was more than happy to check out the company’s latest venture. Although their address is on Ninth and the large picture windows open … read more

BXL Cafe

125 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036
212 768 0200
bxlrestaurants.com
Hours:
11:30am-12am Everyday
Other Locations:
50 West 22nd Street; 210 East 51st Street

Belgian Beer Café

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220 Fifth Avenue
Entrance on 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
212 575 2337
belgianbeercafe.us
Hours:
Su & M 11:30am-11pm; T-Thu 11:30am-12:00am; Fri & Sa 11:30am-1am
Other Locations:
Atlanta, GA; Canada

BXL Zoute

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50 West 22nd Street
New York, NY 10010
646 692 9282
bxlcafe.com
Hours:
11:30am-12:30pm
Other Locations:
125 West 43rd Street; 210 East 51st Street
BXL Zoute

We stumbled into BXL on a blisteringly hot day and were met by their refreshing air conditioning — reason enough to stay. But even more, BXL is a splendid space, with warm wooden floors, banquette seating indoors and tables set up outside when the weather cooperates…and a very kind European owner. … read more

MARKT

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676 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
212 727 3314
marktrestaurant.com
Hours:
M-F 11am-11pm; Sa-Su 10am-11pm
MARKT

After a morning of filming on 21st street, we were absolutely starving and happy to come upon Markt. In a beautiful and inviting environment, built around rustic wooden floors and tables we were served what Markt describes as traditional Belgian food. It is upscale in décor, yet cozy and accessible … read more

Petite Abeille

401 East 20th Street
New York, NY 10003
212 727 1505
petiteabeille.com
Hours:
M-F 8am-11pm; Sa-Su 9am-10pm
Other Locations:
44 West 17th Street
Petite Abeille

One of two Petite Abeille locations, this adorable café has been serving Belgian favorites since 1995 when owner Yves Jadot arrived from his homeland to pursue his American dream. He has certainly succeeded in pleasing both native New Yorkers and foreigners alike. Petite Abeille is open for breakfast, … read more

Petite Abeille

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44 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011
212 727 2989
petiteabeille.com
Hours:
M-F 7:30am-11pm; Sa-Su 9am-11pm
Other Locations:
401 East 20th Street
Petite Abeille

Set in an adorable café serving Belgian favorites since 1995, owner Yves Jadot arrived from his homeland to pursue his American dream. He has certainly succeeded in pleasing both native New Yorkers and foreigners alike. Petite Abeille is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and offers a terrific happy … read more

Belgian Room – LOST GEM

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125 St Marks Place
New York, NY 10009
Belgian Room – LOST GEM

The Belgian Room, as its name alludes, serves only Belgian beer. A dark, but welcoming space, the Belgian Room is pouring, in the words of the bartender, “the best beer in the world.” Loyal patrons come here to choose from a wide selection of beer, lounge in the relaxing environment, and eat pomme … read more