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Honolulu, Hawaii
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Moved to old Kimberlys Cafe 11126 Gravelly Lake Drive Lakewood Call first to be sure this is all still true. I have NOT been to the new location but the food and service at the old location was great. We went back but got there too late and they had closed for the day.

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Milton, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

Definitely a favorite in Tacoma! Never have had an issue with the owner! We have always found him to be nice and welcoming and we have even gone in several times with our babies. You really need to appreciate food and quality to get how good this bistro is. If you are not someone who prizes quality, the made to... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

While traveling thru Tacoma & hungry for lunch/brunch, went to check out things thru Trip Advisor. Looked at the Bite restaurant, That was in a hotel & not our kind of place. I searched down to a bit & found Babblin Babs. We had a bit of trouble finding it, since it's in a strip mall behind a parking lot.... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Here's what I had for my birthday breakfast at Babblin' Babs Bistro yesterday: Wild Mushroom Crepes a la Babs: A blend of Shiitake, Nameko, Oyster, Champignons, Shimeji, Porcini, and baby Oyster mushrooms made into a duxelle and seasoned with Greek spice, spinach and preserved lemons and Parmesan cheese. Delicate crepes filled and baked crispy; then laced with a Vermouth cream... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Best breakfast in town. Made from scratch, so it takes awhile. Best lunches in town. Food is fresh, local, organic and prepared well. No salt shakers here. It is pricey, but in this case you really do get excellent food.

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Tacoma, WA
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129 reviews 129 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

TItle should probably be" Not for me, but everyone else loved it." I am a breakfast lover, but at the same time I am not one for fancy, gourmet like foods. I want bacon, eggs, toast, and hash brown when I go out to breakfast. If it is waffles, pancakes, or French toast, I want it plain and simple. Except... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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122 reviews 122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We'd heard good things about Babblin' Babs, decided to give them a try, and were very glad we did. The menu is eclectic and, we gather, changes according to the whims of Chefs William and Shannon. Between us we thoroughly enjoyed the wild mushroom crepes, roasted root vegetables, and Slap Yo Mama vegetables served over the richest grits we've ever... More 

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Tacoma WA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Enjoyed the most delicious lunch there today. Excellent preparation and creative and innovative menu selections. Loved the escargot. Can't wait to go back for breakfast! Hard to decide, everything sounds so good.

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Went to Babs based on reviews and looking at their menu on line. Big disappointment . . . had much higher expectations of this place after perusing the menu. The place is very small, maybe seven or eight tables, only three of which can accommodate four customers . Went there for brunch . . . had almost a 30 minute... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

Combining a variety of fresh food in crazily creative ways works. Looking at the menu the first time, my first reaction was ..no way,but it's the tastiest food. Today I had Slap Ya Mama sautéed vegetables étouffée with grits. I thought I'd leave the grits but they were prepared in a way that made them extraordinary. The teas are creative... More 

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Additional Information about Babblin' Babs Bistro

Address: 2724 N Proctor St, Tacoma, WA 98407-5228
Phone Number: 253-761-9099
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Cuisine: American

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