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Babette's Cafe

#69 of 3,191 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
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573 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1438 (East Freedom Parkway)
+1 404-523-9121
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Newnan, GA
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150 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Average food but good service. There are a lot of choices in the area, this rates a 5 out of 10 for me. I might return, my wife liked her goat cheese ravioli but my medallions of steak were below average.

Thank NeverEnoughGolf
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful restaurant! The food and service was fantastic!! It is a quiet restaurant and was delightful. Definitely a restaurant I will visit again.

Thank Ciderhouse95
Atlanta, Georgia
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant with top quality food and top notch service. This is not one of the new, trendy restaurants that a lot of millenials flock to. This is grown-up dining with an emphasis on the cuisine, not flash or bells and whistles. Our group of 4 had a wide variety of dishes - from veal piccata to a filet to... More 

Thank aperry932
Decatur, Georgia
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277 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Babette's and it will not be the last. A standout was the service. John was exceptional and I will return to Babette's just because of his service. The food was very good and the atmosphere was perfect. Reservations were easy to make online and parking was valet. Babette's does everything well. I wouldn't change... More 

Thank Westgalady
Atlanta, Georgia
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going here for many years . The food, service and value are hard to beat. Took advantage of there tues. & Wed. $21.00 2 course special which was a great value. Even gave me a free ice cream for my birthday. Valet parking a plus. will be back soon.

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

Thank you for your nice note and your continued loyalty after all these years.. It is much appreciated. More 

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224 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

First visit to Babette's. A truly great meal. Must mention first that even the Valet had a great attitude. The wait staff was knowledgeable and warm. The Caprese salad was excellent. The Halibut special and Corn Chowder were fantastic. And the Peach Cobbler was worth breaking the diet. Will be back.

Thank Ahg2
Bradenton, Florida
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Had dinner here for the first time last night--and loved it so much we came back again for dinner tonight! I had the Alaskan halibut, perfectly prepared and super yummy, and hubby thoroughly enjoyed his Paella. Tonight, I ordered the special--wild salmon, which did not disappoint and Bill savored every bite of his delectable lamb chops. We saved room for... More 

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

Thank you Joanne for your nice note. It was a pleasure meeting both of you and look forward to the beginning of a beautiful relationship. Marla More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

What a lovely meal! I enjoyed an early summer dinner on the back porch of this wonderful restaurant. I've been eating here for years, and it's always a joy.

Thank Donna S
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I went to Babette's Cafe recently for the first time. The food and service were excellent and the ambiance of the restaurant is charming. I will definitely be back again.

Thank Brenda J
Austin, Texas
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The service is superb. The food is good. The prices are reasonable. Enjoy the patio for early evening meal.

Thank SCF3128

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $50
French, European
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1438
    (East Freedom Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-523-9121
"The secret to beautiful food is using the ingredients in their most natural form." At Chef/Owner Marla Adams'Atlanta Restaurant, and with Chef Justin Kurtz now at the helm, life imitates art in a remodeled 1916 bungalow, nestled between the historic Inman Park and Poncey-Highland neighborhoods. You'll feel like a foreign film star as Babette's Cafe brilliantly brings Isak Dinesen's story of food, grace and community to vivid and delicious life in a rustic, European setting. For twenty-three years, Babette's Cafe has offered the flavor of stepping into a restaurant that is tucked into the French Countryside, making diners forget that they are just minutes away from downtown Atlanta.

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