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“Looking for a great steak and found it @ Balloons”

Balloons Restaurant & Catering
Ranked #5 of 118 Restaurants in Auburn
Certificate of Excellence
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Description: Balloons is an Iconic post depression era restaurant that has been known as THE PLACE FOR STEAKS in Auburn for ever. We hand cut all of our steaks from USDA CHOICE beef or better all sourced from the midwest. We offer the best Wine list in Auburn at very reasonable prices. Don't judge the neighborhood please come in and ENJOY the best service and a great meal. Established 1934
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Not much more to add other than the garlic mashed potato & Zucchini were nice and hot,and the salad was nice and cold as it should be... but the simple things were also true... they served us water without a special request and kept our glasses full without our having to suggest it. Old school service with servers using pen and paper and timing each course without automation... I sell POS so I notice things and the staff certainly were on point.

Thank steve l
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great place to eat. Wonderful Mother's Day buffet. Great staff and great food. Place is a little small but definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Gary R
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

If you happened to drive by Balloons, you wouldn't consider stopping at this restaurant, but it well worth it. Pleasant staff and very good food. Try the drunken ribeye. For no meat folks, the salmon was wonderful. Desserts, if you happen to still be hungry ( not likely) are delicious.

Thank Marshall T
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

We go here often and the food and service are always exceptional. Tonight was no exception. My peppercorn strip steak with whiskey sauce was delicious. My husband had a special of rib eye steak with crab. Fantastic! John, our server, is always attentive and friendly and knows the menu inside and out. Don't miss Balloons if you're in town. Thanks to Bernie the chef for great meals!!

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Thank Beth L
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I had the drunken ribeye and it was excellent! Also, cannoli for desert that melted in my mouth. John the waiter is excellent and very friendly. He was always checking to see if we needed more drinks or anything else. He knows the menu very well. Nice to see a smile and good laugh from waiters. You felt like you were eating at a friends house, it was so welcoming. Other people that I was with had octopus as appetizer and luved it.

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Thank Dolores B
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