Brx American Bistro
Brx American Bistro

Brx American Bistro

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.brxgf.com/
  • Phone: 7034339050
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00 - 9:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Ashwani Ahluwalia
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Special Events: Visit http://www.brxgf.com/index.php/news/ to learn about our Specials & Events

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Georgetown Pike
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Brx American Bistro
Brx is a place where you can take your family or meet with your friends for some quality time and good food and drink. We wanted to create an atmosphere where people could gather casually in a sophisticated, yet down to earth locale. Brx's large dining room and outdoor patio offer a casual and comfortable ambiance to enjoy our American cuisine influenced by your favorite comfort foods. Our casual bar area is the perfect place for a glass of wine from our extensive wine list, or a round of beers with friends. Brx's large dining room and outdoor patio offer a casual and comfortable ambiance to enjoy our American cuisine influenced by your favorite comfort foods. Our casual bar area is the perfect place for a glass of wine from our extensive wine list, or a round of beers with friends.
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Brx American Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
44 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (30)great for outdoor dining (24)fit for foodies (20)special occasion (17)notable wine list (16)great for brunch (12)kid-friendly (12)romantic (11)good for groups (10)great for lunch (9)vibrant bar scene (8)hot spot (3)late-night find (2)Show More
  • Great neighborhood spot. Specials
    HoundDogsVIP
    Dined on 5/16/2013
    Great neighborhood spot. Specials are particularly good.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner out!
    Jfiller45VIP
    Dined on 5/15/2013
    Really enjoyed our meals. Service was prompt and the staff was tentative to our needs.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Even the iced tea wasn't good.
    AmosVIP
    Dined on 5/14/2013
    Even the iced tea wasn't good. Nothing could make me go back ever.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • love the Ambience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    The fire place, quaint invierment... good for family or cpl's. Great meals, nice prices... Hope you enjoy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Neighborhood Restaurant.
    nynt
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    This was my first time at Brix. I took my family for a Mother's Day breakfast and we all loved the buffet. I believe the restaurant does not normally offer Sunday buffet and this was their special menu for Mother's Day. Nevertheless, all was great. The omelette bar had good variety and they prepared it just right. Fresh fruit, exotic cheeses, smoked salmon, breads and pastries, all were great. They also had a hot food bar with lunch items but we chose to skip that. The place looked classy, inviting and clean. The staff was polite and reasonably helpful. Since it is in our neighborhood, we will definitely return and sample their regular menu,
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food with plenty
    ParrotMomVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    Delicious food with plenty of healthful choices (yet they still have decadent desserts), attentive servers, and we can actually hear everyone at our table as the noise level is low. It's become our regular gathering spot for meeting friends and family from MD. We live far west in VA and the hour drive to BRX is definitely worth the trip.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • All the right answers
    RichVIP
    Dined on 5/5/2013
    I don't usually give a restaurant all the best markings, but there was noting to fault and everything to praise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, romantic, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    PiperVIP
    Dined on 4/24/2013
    Been here several times and we love it! Chose it for my Birthday this year and we all had great food and service! The crab cakes are the BEST!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cant Miss
    DougDDVIP
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    Wonderful neighborhood gem with great variety and quality.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I love coming to Brix. It
    Judy44
    Dined on 4/10/2013
    I love coming to Brix. It was great being able to sit on the patio. Service is excellent. Music a bit loud.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had a great meal and excellent
    MaryH
    Dined on 3/29/2013
    Had a great meal and excellent service. We'll be going back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We enjoyed ourselves. The
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/24/2013
    We enjoyed ourselves. The food was great, the service was good. Can't wait till it warms up, they have a very nice outdoor area that seems to be a great place to relax and unwind.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Great Place to Enjoy a Fab Meal!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 3/16/2013
    A great eclectic menu selection with great specials such as the scallops on the night we were there - everything we've tried on our visits have been flavorful and delicious! They aren't afraid to use spices and herbs and one of my favorite dishes, the Louisiana pasta with chicken (I get it with shrimp and sometimes mixed with both) is wonderful. The portions are generous and the prices are comparable to other restuarants at the same level - you get value for money. Also, the staff at Brx are all friendly and helpful, and the manager always takes the time to chat with us even if for only a few moments. We'll be back for sure - we want to try out the "al fresco" dining on their patio!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ran out of specials at 6:30
    OpenTable Diner Since 2001
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    Ran out of specials at 6:30 on a Saturday...after we ordered them.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very consistent with high
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    Very consistent with high quality food and services. One of our very favorite places to dine!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Brix on Valentine day
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    the food and service were spectacular! particularly on valentine day. My wife and I had salads and Bisk soup. I recommend also the bread pudding!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved the wine list. Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 2/8/2013
    Loved the wine list. Service excellent. Food was great. Think it would be more romantic if they used table linens, dimmed the lights, and added candles to the tables. But, still a great place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food close to home.
    Brenda
    Dined on 2/2/2013
    Great Food close to home. A super spot for just the two of us for a nice dinner out without the kids.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our waiter was extremely rude
    Hokie01VIP
    Dined on 1/26/2013
    Our waiter was extremely rude and inattentive. The food is very good but service has definitely been lacking the last two times I've eaten here.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Addition to Grear Falls
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/22/2013
    I've been here for a girls' night out, as well as for a family dinner with our young kids. This venue was well suited to both occasions. The dining area is very spacious and open yet somehow manages to feel warm and cozy at the same time. The menu has a lot of the traditional American staples (salmon, filet, chicken), but they're all done with interesting and colorful ingredients, The dessert menu is a little bland, as it basicalky features most of the standard items you'd find at 100 other restaurants, Even so, the desserts were presented well and were pretty good overall. I haven't yet visited the bar, but the scene there seems lively. Service here has been attentive, accurate, and efficient. A great local restaurant addition!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First time visit. Somewhat
    OpenTable Diner Since 2001
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    First time visit. Somewhat noisy. Overall food was good..nothing great or standout. Shrimp chili sauce app was good, salmon dish was a bit overcomplicated with accompaniments. Good average food nicer restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Value for Money - Can't Beat It!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 1/4/2013
    Wow, what a fantastic meal! All meals - Surf & Turf, ribs, Salmon, & Penne Lousiana were presented beautifully & were really delicious & full of flavor. Portions are generous & menu selection is just right with a great mix of cuisine types. Staff are friendly, welcoming & helpful. Decor & atmosphere is brilliant - current without being too trendy or over the top, open & inviting (has a nice fireplace), yet still has an aura of intimacy at each table/dining area. Brx provides the cuisine of expensive restaurants, but with the look, feel, and pricing of a more affordable and comfortable restaurant. You can't beat it in terms of value for money and we are already looking forward to our next visit. VERY family friendly. Has outdoor dining.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • BRX is always wonderful. We
    Artichoke
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    BRX is always wonderful. We introduced friends to the restaurant for New Year's eve prix fixe menu. The oysters were the best we've had in a long time! The surf and turf was exquisite.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent dinner! We have
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 12/17/2012
    Excellent dinner! We have also been here many times for "occasion" events. in addition to their supberb regular menu, Brix provides lovely brunches for Mother 's Day, etc and a four course New Year's meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My favorite by far in the
    GiGiVIP
    Dined on 11/30/2012
    My favorite by far in the Great Falls area. Ash and his team are wonderful. Let them pick your wine and you won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • this a good family place...
    travelerVIP
    Dined on 11/20/2012
    this a good family place... a little noisy for people who want to have a quiet meal... food is pretty good, menu could use a bit of an update. Easy to get to and the staff is nice.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overall, an excellent dining
    Coneguy
    Dined on 11/18/2012
    Overall, an excellent dining experience. My wife and I were unfortunately 20 minutes late to the restaurant due to an unavoidable traffic jam, and the staff was very accommodating. The only negative to the experience was that the bar area was filled with very energetic football fans this Sunday night who were extraordinarily loud. While this is beyond the control of the staff, potential customers should keep this in mind when booking a meal during a major sporting event. We will certainly return for another meal at a quieter time.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This was our second visit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 11/16/2012
    This was our second visit to the restaurant. The food was great and so were the specials. I highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was wonderful to find another
    AlwaysKind
    Dined on 11/16/2012
    It was wonderful to find another option in Great Falls to dine. It was much better than the Brogue or the Tavern!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food and Super Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 11/9/2012
    Great food and service. We are regulars, but this trip we brought family for a special treat. They were blown away by the food, wine choice ( suggested by our knowledgeable server), service, ambience, and how comfortable they were made to feel even though they have a 2 year old and 1 year old. Thanks Brix!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyed a great night out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/3/2012
    Enjoyed a great night out a Brx and will be back again for more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Our first time at Brx and
    kayceeintulsaVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2012
    Our first time at Brx and overall it was a good experience. Had a table nearby full of noisy kids which was a bit distracting but food was delivered timely and well prepared. Has a nice bar with seating so next time, we'll try it for a more adult atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our dinner was excellent!
    Brian
    Dined on 10/12/2012
    Our dinner was excellent! The veal ravioli was very good and the halibut special was fantastic. Our avocado bruschetta appetizer was very unique and also delicious. Our only gripe was the small size (maybe a seasonal thing?) and quantity of the mussels. Service was very good and great ambiance for dinner. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our group of five women had
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/12/2012
    Our group of five women had a delightful time enjoying the food, and each other, during our lunch at Brix this week. Our waiter and the owner made our lunch very special, with personalized service. The salad selections were great; one of our group had a sandwich with french fries and the fries were out of this world. We shared a dessert of white chocolate bread pudding that was absolutely delicious!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Salads made to please
    tastyVIP
    Dined on 10/12/2012
    While the entrees are great, the salads are tasty enough to win me over at lunch. Interesting ingredients, visually appealing. Add some protein and I am happy. Fresh and healthy.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Falls Treasure
    clkeegan
    Dined on 10/10/2012
    A very nice romantic Bistro. One of our favorites in the Great Falls area.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • a choice worth repeating!
    RichVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2012
    I now include Brix on my regular rotation of local places to eat, as it keeps getting better with each visit.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • As always, the food and wine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/30/2012
    As always, the food and wine were incredible. This night was a special Indian buffet prepared with a joint effort by the owner and the head chef. Their cooking was nothing short of amazing.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We were very impressed with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/29/2012
    We were very impressed with the food, ambiance and service! The owner was very friendly, as he came around & asked us how everything was! We will definitely be going back soon!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This is our third trip to
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/21/2012
    This is our third trip to Brix. As before, the appetizers were better than the mains. The wine selection was good. The appetizers and salads were awesome. We particularly enjoyed the beet salad and spring rolls. The snapper special entre was too tough to eat, however. We mentioned this to the server at the end of the meal. We were not offered an apology or any compensation.
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    • Noise LevelModerate