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Babette's Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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SMALL PLATES
10
Lamb Meatballs
roasted tomatoes, dill-cucumber yogurt, crispy chickpeas
8
Smoked Salmon,
cucumber vinaigrette
9
Piroshki of Pork And Veal
tarragon butter sauce
1/2 Lb. 10
Steamed Mussels with Strawberries and Serrano Pepper Sauce
7
Watermelon, Feta, Cherry Heirloom Tomatoes,
fresh mint, basil
7
Eggplant Puree, Roasted Tomato & Olives
crostini
6
Gaufrette Potato Chips
with gorgonzola sauce
8
Artichoke and Olive Ravioli,
buerre blanc, tomato concasse
SOUPS AND SALADS
bowl 10
tasting 8
Grilled Corn Chowder with Lump Crabmeat
bowl 8
tasting 6
Summer Melon Soup
chilled
7
Romaine and Arugula Salad
shaved asiago, lemon thyme dressing
7
Spring Lettuce
with roasted peppers, grilled asparagus, chive vinaigrette
ENTREES
31
Baked Halibut with Mustard Vinaigrette, Buerre Blanc,
over potato-leek gratin, mustard breadcrumbs
23
Pasture Raised Roast Chicken Breast, with Fresh Artichokes,
dauphine potatoes, creme fraiche, tarragon jus
33
Herb Crusted Colorado Lamb Loin Chops, Red Wine Reduction
shoe string potatoes, market vegetables
19
Fresh Linguine with Roasted Tomatoes, Olives, Garlic
with spinach, capers, parmigiano-reggiano
34
Filet Mignon with Gorgonzola Sauce,
horseradish mashed potatoes, market vegetables, spicy onion rings.
24
Seafood and Sausage Paella
wild caught shrimp, clams, mussels and chorizo with saffron calasparra rice, roasted peppers, lady peas
24
Pan Roasted Bone In Pork Chop
with basil compound butter, sauteed squash, corn cake.
26
Veal Piccata, Capers, Lemon, White Wine, Butter
strauss free-raised, with horseradish mashed potatoes and market vegetables
30
Crab Cakes with Grilled Asparagus
remoulade and buerre blanc
SIDES
4
Horseradish Mashed Potatoes
4
Shoe String Potatoes
4
Spicy Onion Rings
4
Sauteed Zucchini with Tomato
4
Dauphine Potatoes
4
Corn Cakes
6
Fresh Pasta, with Butter and Parmesan
6
Sauteed Spinach
6
Grilled Asparagus
6
Haricots Verts, Shallot Herb Butter
About
For more than 26 years, the story of food, grace, and community are vividly brought to life when you step into Babette's Cafe. We are a French restaurant in Atlanta, GA, where you'll forget you're just minutes from downtown Atlanta and swear you've stepped into a French countryside. Inspired by the award-winning film "Babette's Feast," our restaurant combines French, Italian, and Spanish provincial cooking with a rustic, European setting to provide an absolutely delightful setting for an lovely meal. From the film, "This woman, this Chef has the ability to transfer a dinner into a kind of love affair, a love affair that make no distinction between the bodily appetite and the spiritual appetite.
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, French, Spanish
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Where to begin? Before you leave your car, your pampering begins. Dear husband and I wanted a long leisurely supper to celebrate our 34th wedding anniversary and Babette's exceeded our hopes. Every bite, every sip was wonderful! Even the coffee was one of a kind....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank DGCLgranny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Babette’s is always consistent and offers a very solid proposal. Ginger is literally the most professional waitress in Atlanta without a doubt. All the small plates are wonderful, as is everything else on the menu. On our last visit, the baguette was a bit stale,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 699im
Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review. I will be sure to show this to Ginger and will check the bread situation. Can I ask you what day you dined with us?

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food with a menu that changes seasonally. The owner is actively engaged and it really shows, not only in the food she serves, but also in the people that work there.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank annahluongo
Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for this nice review. I do only have this one restaurant and location. I don't know how other owners open more than one. ??? Crazy.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll need a reservation to get in there, but it's worth planning in advance. Great atmosphere, nice menu selections, outstanding quality.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Benay K
Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Benay, I hope you enjoyed your dinner with us, but we have not served brunch since the fall of 2014....Perhaps you were remembering us or you meant to review another restaurant.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy restaurant, nice atmosphere. The service is good, personal, pleasant and the food is VERY Good!!! Need to go more often.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank parishk
Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. We look forward to you joining again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent neighborhood gem; reservations typically needed. Very good French styled food. Veranda on the back is a delightful place to eat.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sandra M
Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Sandra.

Reviewed June 6, 2019

The food, environment and service is impeccable. A great place for a romantic dinner. We've been there several times and have never been anything but completely enamored with their food.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank David R
Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2019

Thank you David. Very happy to hear.

Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

I think of Babette's as a neighborhood gem. Unassuming. Quaint exterior. Cozy interior. This is a top choice for a special night our with my better half or with family in from out of town. Food is stellar. Service is top notch. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AtlantaGATrvlr
Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much. Appreciate you taking the time to write this review.

Reviewed May 19, 2019

Our dinner at Babette's was simply flawless, everything was absolutely perfect without exception and I have to say one of the best meals I have ever had in a restaurant. This is true cuisine, they take no shortcuts, from the bread to the pie crust...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2019

I am humbled and most appreciative of your review. We work very hard and it's very nice hear this. Thank you.

Reviewed May 17, 2019

The halibut, the scallops, veal and steak were well cooked and delicious. Desserts, especially were exceptional.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lindseywineangel
Marla A, Owner at Babette's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2019

Thank you very much.

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