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Babette's Cafe

573 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1438
+1 404-523-9121
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, French, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
573 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1438
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, this restaurant is a throwback but that's a good thing. The decor is charming, reminiscent of the dining area in a lovely old french country house. The four different entres at my table, swordfish, lamb, duck and veal picatta, were all excellent and the...More

Thank The_Man_from_Roswell
Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Man from Roswell, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and am very happy to hear you enjoyed your dinner. A big Thank You for driving down from the Burbs. It has become an arduous journey. Marla

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Order the classic dishes and not the flash such as the strawberry mussels. The ambiance and service are worth a visit.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been dining at Babette’s a couple times a year for more than nine years, so I think it’s safe to say we know what a wonderful restaurant it has been. Food is always well-prepared, drinks from the bar are always...More

1  Thank Wahoo73
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Loved this restaurant. It’s an old home in a cute neighborhood. It has a very cozy feel. Maye was an excellent server. She made our experience very nice. The French onion soup is outstanding. I also loved the broccolini. It was cooked perfectly and not...More

1  Thank Cregan8256
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Dined here with four family members for dinner on a weeknight. The venue is small, ambiance is very nice. Service was quite good bordering on excellent. Dinner was outstanding; apps, entree and desert. Wine selection very good, cocktails very good as well. Reservations recommended, valet...More

1  Thank Captain_Deguello
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This restaurant is never a disappointment. The food is excellent, service professional and consistent, the atmosphere relaxed but sophisticated. Lamb chops, veal piccata, filet, all superior.

1  Thank Janis M
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Excellent, quaint, cozy restaurant. Service excellent, friendly staff. Mussels in strawberry sauce superb. Veal delicious. Trout to perfection. Very impressed.

1  Thank gregorya1950
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favourite restaurants en ATL. Party of 8 and everybody loved their starters and entrees, plus excellent Wine. We love Bordeaux. Dont miss the mussels, the strawberry and serrano sauce is to die for, I finished a complete baguette just to...More

Thank Tishcadena
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Sat on the patio on a perfect night with superb, attentive service. I had the lamb (yummy) perfectly seasoned and surrounded with small squash and fries. The sweet potato soup was delightful. Creme brulee very tasty. The wife had the veal which was cooked to...More

Thank PatrickBear
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went to Babette's for the first time this evening and had a fantastic experience from start to finish. Service was great--attentive, but not overbearing. We had the roasted beets and heirloom carrots as an appetizer with a sample of the sweet potato soup. Delicious! My...More

Thank Lynn G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1438
    (East Freedom Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-523-9121
  • E-mail
"The secret to beautiful food is using the ingredients in their most natural form." At Chef/Owner Marla Adams'Atlanta Restaurant, and with Chef Justin Kurtz now at the helm, life imitates art in a remodeled 1916 bungalow, nestled between the historic Inman Park and Poncey-Highland neighborhoods. You'll feel like a foreign film star as Babette's Cafe brilliantly brings Isak Dinesen's story of food, grace and community to vivid and delicious life in a rustic, European setting. For twenty-four years, Babette's Cafe has offered the flavor of stepping into a restaurant that is tucked into the French Countryside, making diners forget that they are just minutes away from downtown Atlanta.
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