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Babette's Cafe

573 N. Highland Ave. NE (Freedom Pkwy.) Send to Phone
404-523-9121 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Cozy and romantic, this country French spot also is a gourmet's delight.

Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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Babette's Cafe, Atlanta, GA

Babette's Cafe Restaurant Review

: The film "Babette's Feast" served as inspiration for this restaurant, although the meals in no way resemble that fabled repast. But chef/owner Marla Adams has created a cozy, country French establishment with high ceilings and hardwood floors. It’s a top spot for romantic and special occasion dining, and warmly receives couples eager to enjoy a distinctive meal. In cold weather, the cassoulet is a must. Come spring, a navarin of lamb takes its place. For a lighter appetite, sample the small plates, a category enhanced by a good round-up of soups and salads. The half-pound of mussels with strawberries and serrano peppers may seem odd, but the flavors create a balance that works. Dessert portions are huge and house-made ice creams are not to be missed. Crème brûlée, of course, is the classic version, with no off-the-wall flavors or variations. The wine list isn't extensive but it's very well selected, with an eye to price and value. The menu doesn't change radically over time, but the restaurant’s many fans view that as a plus.


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