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Our Latest Reviews

Baconlesley 6 months ago

Country Hash & Eggs

I've been going to Brief Encounter since moving here in 2000. I've always consistently get my favorite dish because its that good. Not to mention the excellent customer service I've received from all the staff and is a testament to the owner of this restaurant who displays, models and works hard and values her staff. Thank you Brief Encounter Cafe.

Denise 8 months ago

Patty Melt

I ordered a patty melt recently and was surprised at how much it tasted like the oney grandfather used to make when I was a kid. Comfort food at it's best!

Dancepederson 9 months ago

Two Egg Breakfast

Was the best eggs Benedict i ever had.

Enamtvedt 9 months ago

Bagel Breakfast Sandwich

This is my go-to. Always great, always a great start to my morning or afternoon! Great food and great staff!

Wangyanyan2011 12 months ago

Aloha Burger

So good! I don't even like burgers but I still get this all the time.

Wendelinebutterfly 6 months ago

Everything You Could Ask For

My favorite item on Brief Encounters menu is actually not on the menu. Because it's my husband's huge smile as the waitress (our favorite waitress, Louisa) when she places in front of him the 'everything you could ask for' omelet. Full of everything he likes is buried in a perfectly folded-over egg blanket. Me - I have a hard time choosing but I make sure I have that warm delicious freshly brewed coffee touching my lips before I make my final decision. And our 95 year old mom doesn't have to utter her hearts desire because everyone knows that the homemade warmed cinnamon roll will tickle her palette. But you know what is all of our favorite? The sausage patty that will come to our table after our meal is finished neatly packaged up for our puppy who will welcome us home. 💕

Denise 8 months ago

Bear's Special

Everything I've tried at The Brief Encounter has been amazing but The Bears Special is by far my favorite! Huge portion,  fresh ingredients and delicious! Try it, you won't be disappointed!!

Kristin 9 months ago

Deluxe Meat & Veggie

this is best breakfast on the East side, Food is great, everyone is always friendly and my husband and I have breakfast here at least once a week!!! All the omelettes are great but this is my favorite!

Vickyval04 10 months ago

Country Hash & Eggs

Fantastic service and food. Such a great neighborhood place.

Lancekfarris 12 months ago

Chicken Fried Steak and Eggs

Super tasty!


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