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Balaban's Wine Cellar and Tapas Bar

$$ - $$$American,
1772 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017-4976
+1 636-449-6700
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1772 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017-4976
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 23 October 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 28 May 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 11 May 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 16 April 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
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Went to happy hour with some work colleagues. They have a full bar (not just wine) and decent snacks. I'd recommend it for happy hour if you like a less crowded, mellow alternative.

Thank Gail K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was visiting St Louis looking for lunch in the Chesterfield area and saw this on open table. Glad I tried it. Nice menu choices for lunch. Food was good. Big wine selection if you like wine.

Thank OkobojiChick
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Open Buffett style Sunday brunch. Plenty of meat, pasta & pastry options. Omelette station & mimosas. Very pleasant service. The most disappointing thing about a brunch is that they offered no pancakes.

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The appetizers were really good, especially the mini tacos. The private party room was organized well by the hostess. The choice of dinner entrees were good. I usually avoid fish unless its a seafood restaurant, and because most of these places make it too bland...More

Thank I_am_a_New_Traveller
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

If I could give zero stars, I would! I'm actually sitting in the restaurant still as I write this review. I was here for dinner tonight for a friends birthday and decided to take a bite of my spouses steak. There was a part of...More

Thank Michele C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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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