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Balaban's Wine Cellar and Tapas Bar

1772 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017-4976
+1 636-449-6700
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bisque” (3 reviews)
“penne” (2 reviews)
Closed
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1772 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017-4976
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent experience. A bit pricier than expected, but the presentation and quality of the food justified the cost. Unique atmosphere sporting a concrete floor and exposed duct work ceiling. As a result, all table conversations echo throughout making it quite loud on a fairly busy...More

Thank Winesnob96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve eaten at Balaban’s, both in the CWE and WestCo for years. The food is above average and importantly, dependable. Our most recent visit was mainly great, but there were a couple issues. The good: As usual, the pate was good (best split, as the...More

Thank David L
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a consistently good pick for an upscale meal and a nice bottle of wine (excellent selection and guidance). I’d recommend the lamb and the beef. The asparagus salad is excellent.

Thank Bobbarrenger
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Sometimes when we pull up in front our table is set by the time we come in the door. We are greeted by name. The wine room is perfect for gathering. Wine tastings on Saturday are a perfect way to relax and plan. Specials are...More

Thank Larry and Bev W
Reviewed April 15, 2018

The brunch today was excellent. There were many more food choices than I expected and Jasmine was a great server. I tried everything and every dish was a gourmet's dream. Just outstanding. I will be bringing our friends and family back.

Thank _cgsclu
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Had a business dinner Monday night at Balabans. The service was friendly. All three meals were very good, as was the wine recommendation. I had the Beef Wellington and it was cooked perfectly. The others enjoyed the stuffed chicken and mahi mahi fish dish. Even...More

1  Thank O2006
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Overall, we enjoyed our first visit and would return. The asparagus salad was delicious with nice Parmesan (and quite a large portion for a "half"). Next, I had the lamb chops which were cooked rarer than I'm used to but I didn't mind a bit....More

Thank Bobbarrenger
Reviewed May 28, 2017

A charming locale in Chesterfield. Food is excellent and the wine list amazing. Service and staff terrific. Unexpected as its in a strip shopping center. Sadly the decor could use some sprucing up. It's dark and dingy. Has such incredible space and windows.Has such potential

Thank Shempie
Reviewed May 10, 2017

This certainly isn't priced like a fast food restaurant, why does it seem the wait staff and cooks all came from one? The first visit, shame on you. The second visit, shame on me.

Thank Samiam433
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

We went to Balabans for our first anniversary 16 years ago and thought we would repeat it because we remembered it fondly. We regretted it. Our appetizer was lukewarm, and so was our waitress. Most of the food had the only two ingredients that I...More

Thank JenniferMO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1772 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017-4976
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Chesterfield
  • Phone Number: +1 636-449-6700
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