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Babette's Cafe

573 N Highland Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 523-9121
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Ranked #41 of 3,432 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $15 - $30
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Cuisines: Central European
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Good for: Families with children, 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
Claremont, North Carolina
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276 reviews 276 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I came here during my first year in Atlanta, due to a recommendation from a co-worker at the time. We found it very average then. Fast forward 15 years: I have a friend who lives equidistant from Inman Park, as I do. We decided that would be a good area to meet for brunch. I mentioin Babette's cuz we both... More

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Conyers, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

As a long time Atlanta area resident and former local college student, I've met friends many times for beer and a burger at Manuel's Tavern on North Highland in Atlanta. Somehow, I've overlooked Babette's Cafe, just across the street!! I'm happy to report that my wife and I celebrated our fortieth wedding anniversary there last weekend, and can't wait to... More

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Nashville, TN
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

As big fans of the movie "Babette's Feast" my husband & I couldn't resist trying it for that reason alone. The reviews all gave us a nice "heads up" not to be intimidated by the valet parking--it really was no trouble. Our efficient waiter soon warmed up and delivered excellent service & even a little engaging interaction. We loved the... More

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Cartersville, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The dinner we had at Babette"s was the best we have had in a long time. We recommend it to all. Try it you will enjoy it!!!!

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San Antonio, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My daughter and I visited the north Atlanta suburb of Decatur to explore Emory University before her first semester of grad school. We used reviews in the weeks before our visit to select a few Decatur restaurants to try. My pick was Babette’s Café for Sunday Brunch. Reviewers appreciated the atmosphere (salon/cottage-in-the-city/just plain pretty) and the beautifully cooked food. I... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We just returned from a delicious Sunday brunch at Babette's. This is not our first visit to this restaurant, but it is the first brunch we have had. The food was delicious and the server just right. I would have given 5 stars if the atmosphere had been better, but it was noisy and crowded and bustly, even including a... More

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

valet parking only, deal with it. their paella is amazing,as was the corn chowder. also try the lamb. desert was an excellent 9 layer cake and an equally good cream cheese tart with fruit. service was also quite good. a definite recommend.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

When it came to deciding a restaurant for a rare 'date night' with my husband, we toyed with the idea of going to some new place but instead opted for our old favorite and it did not disappoint. The setting: It's a lovely and warm room, painted a muted yellow/gold with large oil paintings and some hanging copper pots. The... More

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Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This is a great date spot. Very quaint and romantic. Ive only ever ordered their fish and seafood dishes,but they were all fantastic. Also, the potato chip with gorgonzola was super tasty!

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Atlanta
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Everything - from the ambiance, service, and most of all the exquiste food - was just exceptional. We went there for Valentine's Day and found it to be the perfect restaurant for a wonderful meal in a quiet setting. We will be back!

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