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Babette's Cafe

573 N Highland Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307
+1 404-523-9121
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Ranked #62 of 3,458 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $50
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European, French, Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: East Freedom Parkway
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English first
Avery, NC
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Babette's Cafe is a charming place, with a great ambience created by the subtle decor and a sense of coziness. Somehow, even though the tables are not particularly widely spaced, there was a sense of privacy; and though the restaurant was full, the noise level was low and conversations at nearby tables could not be overheard. This, for us, created... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

a small house on Highland that has some of the best tasting food in town. you wont be disappointed the food service and value are tops. also has valet parking, outsde area in nice weather.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We came to Atlanta to babysit our grandaughter while our son/wife travelled. We got a night off when a friend asked our granddaughter to sleep over. I decided to go to a good restaurant so I checked for the top places in town near our son's home and found this place among your reviews. It is advertised as having French,... More 

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Key Biscayne, Florida
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129 reviews 129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We try to visit Babette's every time we are in Atlanta. Last night we had another wonderful experience - from the food to the server to the hostess - everything was great. I had their paella - it was perfect!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

To my mind, there's no other restaurant like Babette's in Atlanta. Situated in a former residence just on the edge of Virginia Highlands, it offers a casual, thoughtful blend of traditional and contemporary cuisine, consistently excellent personal service, and an approachable, yet sophisticated wine list. My wife and I have been dining here for years, and we keep going back... More 

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Macon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Needed a place to eat on a sunday and decided to try Babette's for brunch due to the many recommendations. I had the croissant which was ok but rather small. My husband had the salmon salad. The salmon was very good but the piece was very small. For the price we paid the food was not up to par. The... More 

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Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. I am sorry that we were not able to make you more comfortable and to offer better service. Please know that my staff and I are having a heart to heart about your experience. I work very hard to keep my prices reasonable, it is very important to... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Dined here on many recommendations, but was really underwhelmed. Server did not introduce himself, barely spoke to us, and never smiled. Heard manager dressing someone down in service area adjacent to to the dining room. Thought at first they were just having a bad server night- but then we got the food. My paella was so overdone (or had sat... More 

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Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback. I am terribly sorry that this was your experience at Babette's Cafe. It is certainly not up to our standards and my staff and I are addressing your comments immediately. That these went unnoticed by the kitchen, the sous chef, the server and myself is completely unacceptable... More 

Decatur, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This little place is outstanding. One of our favorite all time places to get a great meal in a wonderful setting with out of this world service. It feels like home. This last visit proved to be tops again. We shared all of our food because we enjoy the tastes of everything. The Veal Piccata is wonderful, perfectly cooked with... More 

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Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely note. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Marla More 

GA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was my third visit to Babette's - once for Saturday night dinner, Babette's Feast last year, and today for Sunday Brunch. A few months ago a reviewer said the Croque Madame was the best he'd had, so that's what I ordered. Since I've never had it before, I can't really compare it - I only know it was delicious,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

When reading the reviews, I thought I would be getting an upscale French cuisine with Southern touches. We had an ok brunch, but nothing was too French about it- shrimp and grits were kind of bland; the croque madame was good, but the prices were on the high side, and the dishes were on the small side. I don't see... More 

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Additional Information about Babette's Cafe

Address: 573 N Highland Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307
Phone Number: +1 404-523-9121
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
Cuisine: European, French, Italian

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