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Ridge Wine Dinner Announced

The Ridge Wines wine dinner will be held on Sunday, June 30th, 2019. Join us for a special five..Read More

Mother's Day Brunch Announced

Balaban's will serve a delicious brunch buffet on May 12th, 2019 from 10AM - 3PM for Mother's Da..Read More

NICKEL & NICKEL Wine Dinner Announced!

The Nickel & Nickel Wine Dinner will be held on May 19th, 2019. Please join us for a 5 Cour..Read More

Ramey Wine Pairing Dinner Announced

The Ramey Wine Dinner will be held on Sunday, April 14th. Join us for a 5 Course Wine Pairing di..Read More

Morel Mushrooms are Here!!!!

Morel Mushrooms are here! We usually start looking for Morel Mushrooms in early April when woodl..Read More

Silver Oak Wine Dinner Menu Announced

The Silver Oak Wine Dinner will be held on Sunday, March 24 and chef has plans for exquisite foo..Read More

Balaban's Wins Diner's Choice Award

Once again, Balaban's has been awarded the Open Table Diner's Choice Award for 2019. This will ..Read More

Valentines Day Prix Fixe Announced

Chef has published the menu for the upcoming Valentine's Day Dinner to be held the evening of Fe..Read More

Orin Swift Wine Dinner Announced

The Orin Swift Wine dinner will be held on Sunday, February 24th. Join us for a 5-course wine p..Read More

Justin Wines - Wine Dinner!

Coming up, Sunday, January 20th, is the Justin Wine pairing dinner. Justin features world-class ..Read More

Kids' Favorites

To better serve our junior diners, Balaban's is introducing a menu of Kid's Favorites. These ti..Read More

New Years Eve Menu Announced!

You won't want to miss our special four course Prix-Fixe menu carefully prepared by Chef to ring..Read More


The Chateau Montelena wine dinner will be held on Sunday, December 16th. This is a five course ..Read More

Siduri Wine Dinner

The Siduri Wine Dinner will be held on November 18, beginning at 6:30PM. Join us for a 5 course..Read More

Pahlmeyer Wine Dinner to be held Oct 21st

The Pahlmeyer Wine Dinner will be held on October 21st. A sparkling wine and appetizer receptio..Read More

Duckhorn Vineyards Wine Dinner

The Duckhorn Vineyards five course wine pairing dinner will be held on Sunday, September 23rd. ..Read More


Balaban's will host a 5-Course wine pairing dinner on Sunday, August 19th beginning at 6:30 PM f..Read More

Stag's Leap Wine Dinner is Announced

Balaban's will be hosting a 5 Course wine pairing dinner featuring the superlative wines of Stag..Read More

Bob Foley to Host Robert Foley Wine Dinner

Balaban’s is delighted to announce that iconic Napa Valley winemaker, Bob Foley, will pers..Read More

Father's Day Brunch Announced!

Father's day will be celebrated this year on Sunday, June 17th. Celebrate with your Dad at Bala..Read More

Paul Hobbs Wine Dinner

The Paul Hobbs Wine Dinner will be held on Sunday, May 20th. The doors open at 6:30PM with a sp..Read More

STL News recognizes Balabans

STL News has recognized Balaban's as one of four "Tried and True" restaurants of the St. Louis a..Read More

Mother's Day Brunch - Sold Out!

Mother's Day Brunch Buffet will be served from 10AM - 3PM on Sunday May 13th. This brunch has a..Read More

Morel Mushrooms are Here!

Morel Mushroom Pasta and Balabans have been a St. Louis tradition since 1972. We have just rece..Read More

Balaban's Receives Open Choice Award

Once again, Balaban’s has been selected by OpenTable diners as one of the best for the mon..Read More

Shafer Wine Dinner

The Shafer Wine Dinner will be held on April 22nd, beginning at 6:30 PM. This is a 5 Course Win..Read More

Easter Brunch

Easter Sunday is April 1st this year and Balaban's is ready with an awesome brunch line-up that ..Read More

Rombauer Wine Dinner

The Rombauer Wine Dinner will be held March 18th, 2018 and will feature Clyde Gilbert, Rombauer'..Read More

Open Table Diner's Choice Awarded to Balaban's

Once again, Balaban’s has been recognized with the Open Table Diner’s Choice award f..Read More

Sold Out! Caymus Wine Dinner

The Caymus Wine Dinner is sold out! Thank you to everyone who signed up early, at this time we ..Read More

Caymus Wine Dinner

The Caymus Wine pairing dinner will be held on Sunday, February 25th, beginning at 6:30PM. ..Read More

Balaban's Receives Top Catering Award

Balaban’s has been selected by Expertise as one of the top caterers in St. Louis. Expertis..Read More

Valentine's Day Menu

Join us for a three course Valentine's Day menu on Wednesday, February 14th. Valenti..Read More

Joseph Phelps Wine Dinner

The Joseph Phelps wine dinner will be held Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 6:30PM. Reservations..Read More

Ramey Wine Dinner

The Ramey Wine Dinner will be held on Sunday, December 10th at 6:30 pm. David Ramey has been nam..Read More

Justin Wine Dinner

The Justin Wine Dinner will be held on Sunday, November 12th beginning at 6:30PM. These are som..Read More

Balaban's wins 3-Stars "World's Best Wine Lists"

Balaban’s has once again been awarded a prestigious three-star award in The World of Fine ..Read More

Sheridan Wine Dinner October 15th

Join us Sunday, October 15, 2017 starting at 6:30PM for the Sheridan Wine Dinner. This dinner w..Read More

Cancelled - Mastrojanni Wine Dinner

The Mastrojanni Wine Dinner has been cancelled. It was scheduled for Sunday, September 17 at 6..Read More


The Mastrojanni Wine Dinner will be held Sunday, September 17 at 6:30 PM. Mastrojanni has been ..Read More

Orin Swift Wine Dinner

The Orin Swift Wine Pairing dinner will be held on Sunday, August 20th beginning at 6:30PM. Joi..Read More

Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence 2017

Balaban’s has once again been recognized by Wine Spectator with it's coveted Award of Exce..Read More

St Louis Business Journal recognizes Balaban's

Balaban’s was one of 15 Restaurants in the St. Louis area to receive the Wine Spectator ma..Read More

Ridge Wine Dinner

The Ridge Wine Dinner will be held Sunday, July 23rd at 6:30PM. Chef has prepared a five dinner..Read More

Father's Day Brunch

Father's Day is celebrated on June 18 this year and Balaban's is offering a delicious Father's D..Read More

Spoonbill Wine Dinner

The Spoonbill Wine Dinner will be held on June 25th at 6:30PM and the food and wine pairings are..Read More

Spoonbill Wines Tasting Notes

The Spoonbill Wine Dinner is coming next month on June 25th. The food and wine pairings will be..Read More

Mother's Day Brunch

Mother's Day is Sunday May 14th and Balaban's has created a very special brunch to celebrate. T..Read More

BBQ and Pasta Night Coming to Balaban's

Beginning April 18, 2017, Balaban's will feature BBQ Night (/bbq-night) every Tuesday, and Pasta Nig..Read More

Bridget Nations Joins Balaban's

Bridget Nations has joined Balaban's as Manager of Catering and Events. Bridget is a long time r..Read More

Balaban's Wins Again!

The votes are in and Balaban's has won the Open Table Diner's Choice Award this month. Notably, ..Read More

Easter Brunch on April 16

This year, Easter is celebrated on Sunday, April 16. What ever your plans for the day, be sure to i..Read More

Guardian Cellars Wine Dinner

Join us for the Guardian Wine Dinner A wine dinner you won't want to miss! Reserve y..Read More

Valentines Day Weekend and Dinner

Valentine's Day starts early at Balaban's! On Wednesday, February 8, join us for a special wine..Read More

Nickel & Nickel Wine Dinner

Join us Sunday, February 12th, at 6:30 PM for the Nickel & Nickel Wine Dinner. Located in O..Read More

Balabash - New Years Eve 2016!

New Years Eve 2016 | Balabans Chesterfield MO Join us for the final meal of the year! Choose ..Read More

New - Bottle Chilling Service!

You may have noticed that our Wine by the Bottle List has disappeared. You are no longer limited..Read More

Joseph Phelps Wine Dinner

The next wine dinner will be held on Sunday, November 13, 2016 beginning at 6:30PM and will feat..Read More

Pahlmeyer Wine Dinner

The next wine dinner is scheduled for October 23rd and will feature the wines of the Pahlmeyer W..Read More

Closed on Labor Day

In observance of Labor Day, Balaban's will be closed on September 5th...Read More

Duckhorn Wine Dinner

The Duckhorn Wine Dinner is coming at the end of September. Once again, we have developed a ver..Read More

Next Wine Dinner - Mauro Molino

The next Wine Dinner will be held on Sunday, August 28th at 6:30PM and will feature a five cours..Read More

Restaurant Week Menu Announced

West County Restaurant Week will run from July 18th through July 24th. Balaban's will offer a three ..Read More

West County Restaurant Week - Next Week

Join us next week for West County Restaurant Week. Enjoy a three course Pre Fixe menu for only ..Read More

Wine Spectator Awards Balaban's

Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting sele..Read More

Balaban's Closed on July 4th

Balaban's will be closed on July 4th in observance of Independence Day. We hope you have a safe..Read More

Cakebread Wine Dinner

Reserve Your Table now for our July Wine Dinner Sunday, July 31st 6:30 PM ..Read More

Balabans Wins the 2016 Three Star Award from World of Fine Wine

Balaban’s has once again won the prestigious 3-star award (the highest honor) from the Wor..Read More

Balaban's Wins Best Wine List Award from RFT

Every year, the "Riverfront Times" turns over a few key pages of the RFT website to take votes o..Read More

Balaban's and Opera Theatre of St. Louis

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’s popular Opera Tastings series returned for a second year, M..Read More

Could Morel Mushroom Season End Early in Missouri?

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Chateau Montelena Wine Dinner

On Sunday, May 22, Balaban's will host the Chateau Montelena Wine Dinner. The 5 course dinner m..Read More

Balaban's joins Fox 2 News for a Morel Mushroom Cooking Demonstration

Balaban’s managing partner Brian Underwood and Executive Chef D. Scott Phillips visit Fox ..Read More

Morel Mushrooms Are Here

We have just received our first shipment of morel mushrooms from Oregon. Morels and Truffles are th..Read More

Balabans Announces Mother's Day Menu

Chef D. Scott Phillips and team, have released the menu line-up for Mother's Day Brunch. We had a g..Read More

Balabans Announces Rombauer Wine Dinner Menu

Working carefully with both our chef and the winemaker, Balaban's is pleased to announce the men..Read More

Mario Nikolov Joins Balabans

This month Balaban's welcomes a new restaurant manager. Mario Nikolov, a highly trained and kno..Read More

Valentine's Day Menu Featured on Channel 2

Valentine's Day is only a couple of weeks away and to get ready, Chef D.Scott Phillips has creat..Read More

Balabans Announces New Years Eve 2015 Dinner Menu

Balabans has created a special menu to help you bring in the New Year. 2015 was a great year for..Read More

Blue Plate Special Featured in St. Louis Magazine

This fall, Balaban's rolled out the Blue Plate Special, featuring a hearty and nutritious daily ..Read More

RFT Names Balaban's "Best Wine List"

The Staff at The Riverfront Times has recognized Balaban's as having "The Best Wine List" in the rec..Read More

Balaban's Featured in St Louis Magazine

Once again, Balaban's is featured in this month's edition of St. Louis Magazine (http://www.stlm..Read More

Balaban's Wins Open Table Award

The seasoned diners at Diner's Choice have selected Balaban's for the Open Table Diners' Choice ..Read More

STL Business Journal Reports on Balaban's Wine Award

Balaban's received notable attention in a St. Louis Business Journal article (http://www.bizjour..Read More

Balabans wins Best of Chesterfield Awards

The 2015 Best of Chesterfield awards are in and Balaban's once again scores big, winning in four..Read More

Fox2 News Recommends Balabans for Brunch

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – If you don’t know where to take dad out to eat this Father’..Read More

Balaban's Wins Top Award from World of Wines

World of Fine Wine has announced its World's Best Wine Lists of 2015. Balaban's was awarded 3 ..Read More

RFT Reviews Caymus Wine Dinner

The Riverfront Times joins Balaban's for one of our monthly wine dinners and captured some outst..Read More

RFT Chef Chat-D. Scott Phillips

RFT stopped by to talk about life outside Balaban's Click here to see the full article (http://b..Read More

Great Day St Louis presents Balaban's food

After being selected in St Louis Magazine's Top Restaurants-KMOV featured some of our food. See..Read More

KSDK's Show Me St Louis features Balaban's

On Monday November the 3rd, Show Me St Louis featured Balaban's and discussed our 5 Year Anniversary..Read More Top 100 Wine Bar in America
03-Nov-2014 selects Balaban's as Top 100 Wine Bar in America..Read More

Sauce Award

Balaban's is a Sauce Readers Choice Award Winner for Best Restaurant in St Louis. Read more ..Read More

Alive Magazine Announces Balaban's Award

Balaban’s Wine and Tapas Bar Wins Third Straight Title from Wine Spectator Magazine R..Read More

Alive reviews Duckhorn Wine Dinner

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RFT: Balabans Voted Best Wine List

What were Francophiles to do when Balaban’s, the 37-year-old Central West End landmark clo..Read More

Balaban’s OpenTable Choice Restaurant

Congratulations, Balaban’s – Chesterfield! You’ve been named a winner onto t..Read More

Balaban's Voted A List by St Louis Magazine

St. Louis Magazine has released the latest A-List rankings and once again Balaban's features pro..Read More