Balaban's is widely acclaimed both for its fine dining and its outstanding wine list. At Balaban's, we offer excellent wine and food so our customers will remember their experience. Renewing and refining the original Cafe Balaban's style and flair, the flavors of France, Spain and Italy weave through the contemporary American menu at Balaban's. Unlike most restaurants, which often charge a substantial markup for the privilege of enjoying wine service in their dining rooms, Balaban's allows patrons to choose from from it's over 650 different wines, including its celebrated Library Wine Collection, consisting of over 250 wines now maturing after up to 25 years, and enjoy any of those wines at retail price plus a mere $8 corkage fee.


Served from 4 PM - Close

If best-in-class bistro fare is what you crave, you’ll love our dinner - 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. Our wines are sold at retail prices - no "restaurant mark-up"!


Served from 11 AM - 4 PM

You’ll find some traditional fare with a gourmet twist on our lunch menu - including burgers, sandwiches, flatbreads and small plates. But rest assured, nothing on our lunch menu is ordinary – far from it.

Happy Hour

Monday - Friday  3 - 6 PM

Enjoy a small “taste of Balabans” food, complete with cocktail specials and attractive wine and beer pricing.


Available to fit your schedule

Our boxed lunches are definitely outside the box. Your guests will leave happy after an event catered by Balaban’s. Check out our extensive options.

Sunday Brunch

Sundays  10 AM - 2 PM

Our Sunday buffet has all of your Sunday morning favorites plus a few of ours. You won’t leave hungry, rest assured.


Offered every Monday night

Mondays don’t get any better than this. A three course meal and wine at wholesale prices with no corkage. A great way to start the week.