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Balaban's Wine Cellar and Tapas Bar

1772 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017-4976
636-449-6700
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Ranked #38 of 185 Restaurants in Chesterfield
Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

We had an early reservation for Christmas eve. Had never been before and was surprised that 2/3 of the space was devoted to retail wine sales. The restaurant is actually not many tables (although you can sit at the bar). We started with arancini, which were 6 small risotto balls, fried and placed on top of a plain, slightly chunky... More 

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Mexico City
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

We were there a saturday for lunch. The cheese table was good, the onion jelly is to die for. I had the fish tacos and they were amazing. The best I´ve had probably. My partner had the special for the day, a margherita flatbread which had a great taste but it was pretty oily. We then decided to do the... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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456 reviews 456 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

What a nice surprise. We went into the restaurant with no reservation on a Monday night. There were two large parties so the hostess have us a private dining room in the wine room of the high end wines. The room seats about 10 and we were a party of 5. Nice privacy and good food and service. We had... More 

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Naples, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very warm and friendly, this is a good restaurant disguised as a wine store (also good). Wine selection is excellent and food is always good with reasonable portions. Staff is very good and owners Steve and Kevin are usually there.

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Wentzville, Missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My wife and I stopped by here for lunch. We had eaten at the old Balaban in the CWE and enjoyed it. We had a cheese plate, soup and entrees. The bean and kale soup was outstanding. I could have easily made a meal of it. My wife had a veal stock braised beef sandwich which she praised highly adn... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is the first time I've had an opportunity to try balaban's since they moved to chesterfield from the Central West End. It has a different, more upscale suburban vibe than the former urban style when it was in the city. I found the emphasis on wine flights and tapas unique and inviting m, but I decided for a full... More 

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st louis
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Did the tasting menu on New Years here, overall it was average. Many of the different tastings on the same course, look very similar as they are dressed the same. Service was terrible - our waitress spent most of her time at the kitchen pick up area instead of attending to drinks. Not cheap either. Won't go back, when its... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

My husband and I ate here on a whim and it was EXCELLENT! The waitress was on top of things. The host was very informative. The chef created magnificent food. We will be back!

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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117 reviews 117 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Balaban's is a bistro and wine store all combined. The food is excellent both for lunch and dinner. And, since they are a wine store as well, "corkage" for what you drink there is very cheap. I had the special soup (pulled pork and grains) and the paella. My wife had the hearts of palm salad, one of her favorites.... More 

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St. Louis
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82 reviews 82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Always looking for a good Sunday brunch spot, yesterday we went to Balaban's in Chesterfield. Excellent variety, the hot stuff was hot, and the cold stuff was cold. Everything was very tasty. All the usual suspects for a buffet brunch were available. Wasn't crowded...lost of people are/were missing a bet. No affiliation other than a satisfied customer.

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Additional Information about Balaban's Wine Cellar and Tapas Bar

Address: 1772 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017-4976
Phone Number: 636-449-6700
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Chesterfield
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
Cuisine: American

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