This one-of-a-kind cafe has been at its Northtowne Center location for 54 years. Owners Melanie and Steve Bard have managed the cafe for 10 years and are proud to provide a comfortable atmosphere for their customers to relax and enjoy great food. Customers can choose from a wide variety of foods including omelettes, soups, burgers, salads, tacos, and customized sandwiches, all of which are made from scratch. Stop by and appreciate the cafe's home-style cooking and friendly staff. Brief Encounter is about five minutes north of Downtown Bellevue.