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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“bisque” (3 reviews)
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10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
American, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
1772 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017-4976
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent food on the prix fixed menu, good wine available to buy with no corkage fee so what’s not to like?

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lornaf778
Reviewed November 5, 2018

My wife and I joined another couple for dinner. We had an excellent waitress who explained the wine options. We chose one of the recommended bottles and found it excellent wine at reasonable price. My wife and I shared an excellent pear and pecan salad....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Don A
Reviewed September 20, 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Winesnob96
Reviewed September 3, 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: November 2017
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

Date of visit: October 2017
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

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Shempie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Wine Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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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