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Bellevue, WA

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Our Latest Reviews

Len Blau about 1 year ago

Joe's Special

Best scramble with crispy hash browns on the Eastside!

Kate over 1 year ago

Deluxe Meat & Veggie

This is delicious! My favorite is with salmon + a side of sautéed veggies. A go-to weekend treat. Love it!

Austinlanham1700 over 1 year ago

Brief Burger

Very fresh , toasted bun , melted cheese melted in my mouth was the perfect sized burger

Alexandriadfinch over 1 year ago

Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast burritos are amazing! Haven't had anything else but consistently ordered the weekend Toasty's burritos. Please bring all the burrito options back to brief encounter.

Wendelinebutterfly over 1 year 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. 💕

Ap over 1 year ago

Everything You Could Ask For

Best place for breakfast and lunch. Fresh tasting food, friendly staff, and fun relaxed vibe. Clean place, great AM hours. You can order lunch items even in the morn. Cinnamon Rolls are awesome too. Soft, warm, and topped with deliciousness.

Livz over 1 year ago

Bagel Breakfast Sandwich

Amazing sandwich!! Have come here a few times and I love it every time. Very friendly service and delicious food!

Sarah over 1 year ago

Breakfast Burrito

This burrito was amazing!!! If you're looking for a savory delight in the morning that will hold you throughout the day then look no further!!! Brief encounter is fast and reasonably priced (:

Baconlesley over 1 year 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 almost 2 years 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!


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