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Brasserie Brightwell

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar
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206 N Washington St, Easton, MD 21601 (North Harrison Street)
+1 410-819-3838
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Easton, Maryland
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small busy restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating (weather permitting) with weekend live entertainment and great food and drink. Unique special of the day usually featuring pork belly of some sort and burgers of the day. Everything prepared over a wood fire grill - beef, fish, chicken. Fantastic oysters prepared a variety of ways and the fries are to die for!

Thank mfy494
Easton, Maryland
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was our first time back in about a year. We had a very nice dinner with friends in this bistro atmosphere restaurant - nothing fancy but very good food and service. The salmon and trout fish selections were excellent as were the mussels. The 12 ounce strip steak was tasty and done to order but just a little tough.... More 

Thank George W
Naples, Florida
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166 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

A delightful, cozy spot with really good food. It was cold outside but warm and cozy inside as we dined with relatives here recently. Thee mussels are extraordinary in their variety of preparations and very fresh and tasty. The frites are worth ordering all by themselves. Onion soup was classic and very good,. service by Greg was exceptional, especially when... More 

Thank PhillyBoy21
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Really nice restaurant, not fancy but charming. The staff was very friendly. Onion Soup was great. There is a patio for outdoor dining in warmer weather.

Thank eqlizr
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great food! Loved oysters, mussels and the Caesar salad. Great place to sit outside with a fire. Inside is quite loud.

Thank Robin B
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

A French Restaurant that does not sell: Cheese platter & pates? Escargot? Cow au Vin? Beef Bourgogne? Quiche? The Onion Soup is poorly executed. Should have a lot of caramelized onions, a deeper richer thicker beef broth and very good high quality cheese and a lot of it is the Basic Onion Soup. Don't bother ordering it. They have nice... More 

Thank Celie B
Management response:

Hello Sir or Madam, I would like to apologize that our menu did not offer some of your favorite French items. I can only assume you joined us for lunch on your visit because our dinner menu does, in fact, feature Escargot, Moules-Frites, a daily cheese plate special, and last night, Beef Bourguignon. Our lunch menu is an abbreviated one,... More 

Easton, Maryland
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198 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A fun place, but a somewhat limited menu. Good if you like raw bars. The burgers and lamb sliders are very good. The beer list used to be be better, but it is still pretty good. Service is good. It can be a little loud. In the summer, you can sit outside.

Thank jck123123
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for dinner during the Easton Waterfowl Festival. It was a bit loud and crowded which I attribute to the Festival. We had reservations and were seated immediately. The wait staff were courteous and efficient. My wife had a rack of lamb flame grilled to a perfect medium rare. We sampled the escargot (a first for me) which... More 

Thank Gregory B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We wanted a vibrant atmosphere restaurant with great food, and Brasserie Brightwell delivered. Awesome French onion soup, rack of lamb and lamb sliders, and the crispy brussel sprouts were a surprise and a delight. Waited at the outside patio bar for our table. Lots of patrons, bar super busy but it was all managed very well. Will definitely return when... More 

Thank duBious
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this Easton eatery based on these reviews as we were visiting the eastern shore and we had a great experience. The ambience & menu were both fine - the mussels were a hit and as good as we get at well known DC locales. We felt very comfortable and the prices were appropriate . Would visit again and... More 

Thank James L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 N Washington St, Easton, MD 21601
    (North Harrison Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Talbot County  >  Easton
  • Phone Number: +1 410-819-3838
Simple French Kitchen, where great food, great drinks, great music and great people come to play, at a GREAT PRICE! Features a First Class Raw Bar, Wood-Fire Grill, Outdoor Patio, Daily Specials and a Vast, Award-Winning Beer, Liquor and Wine Lists! Amazing Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm on Food & Drinks. Live music with Top Bands on Friday & Saturday Nights on the patio!

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