The Absolute Authority on Wine in St Louis

Fine Wines, Rare Wines, Daily Drinkers

Balaban’s offers a continually updated database, accessible both in store and online, to provide knowledge of food and wine pairings from around the world.

Featuring more than 650 fine wines, the retail store a continually updated database, accessible both in store and for retail purchase.  Shipping options are also available. 

All wines purchased in the bistro are provided at a retail cost with an $8 corkage fee.



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Classic Dishes with American Influences

Central West End Classics, such as the Trout Pancake, Cucumber Bisque, and Beef Wellington can be enjoyed, as well as a seasonally updated menu for Lunch, Dinner, and Brunch. 

If best-in-class bistro fare is what you crave, you’ll love our menus - small plates and flatbreads coupled with traditional appetizer and entrée portions, providing a selection for any palate.

All options are listed with a recommended wine pairing, to complete the experience.



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Happy Hour, Wine and Spirit Tasting, Wine Dinners and More

You wont believe the fantastic events we are having here!

Once a month, Balaban’s hosts a five course dinner with wine pairing featuring a different wine vineyard or world region. 

With Balaban’s Wine and Spirit Wednesday’s, guests are introduced to a variety of educational opportunities to experience new libations. 

And no one can beat the Balabargain, offered every Monday night, 3 courses for $25 and No Corkage Fee on retail wine bottles.



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The Best Private Event Space in Chesterfield

Let us create a custom catered event for you today!

In the recently added private event space, Balaban’s can accommodate as many as 80 for a sit down experience or 100 for a cocktail event, equipped with a full AV capabilities.  


We specialize in personalized gatherings and our chef will work with you to craft a menu and can incorporate our classic bistro favorites and innovative dishes with your personal style and tastes. Whether you desire a sit-down meal, perfectly paired intimate wine dinner, casual brunch or cocktail party, let us do the work so that you can enjoy the event.

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