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11 E Walton St, Chicago, IL | Directions   60611

41.899719 -87.627769

Open Hours

Sat: 10pm-12am, 10am-2pm, 7am-10am, Sun: 10am-2pm, 7am-10am, Mon-Thu: 5pm-10pm, 11am-4pm, 7am-11am, Fri: 10pm-12am, 5pm-10pm, 11am-4pm

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More Tags: Fine Dining, Date Spot, People Watching, Notable Wine List, Notable Chef, Local Favorite, Quiet, Hidden Find

Cuisine: European, Pizza

Price: $$

Payment Methods: MasterCard, Discover, Visa, American Express

Neighborhoods: Near North Side, Central

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Muffin of the Day, Pastry of the Day, Seasonal Fruit Plate, Granola, Choice of Milk, Yogurt, Granola, Fruit, Preserves, Steel Cut Oatmeal, Honey Mascarpone, Buttermilk Pancakes, Burton's Maple Syrup, Butter, Baguette Pain Perdu, Seasonal Preparation, Breakfast Sandwich, Egg, Speck, Comte, Eggplant, Two Eggs Any Style, Potato, Bacon or Sausage... more

Reviews for Balsan


Balsan has a very long, beautiful bar. Perfect for a long, beautiful stay at the absolutely perfect Elysian.


The flagship restaurant of the Waldorf, and one of the best brunches around. There's a whole half-lobster on top of this seafood tower, plus shrimp, oysters, mussels and everything else you could want.

over a year ago

Citysearch Editorial Review – Tucked inside the luxurious Elysian hotel, this all-day cafe is designed to be the more casual, but still polished sister of Ria. A raw bar, charcuterie and wood-burning oven lend European flair to the bistro space, which gleams like a vintage piece of jewelry. Behind the marble-topped bar, etched glass reflects a snowflake design, a nice complement to the pewter and gunmetal tones throughout the room. A studied staff minds the details for hotel guests and the Gold Coast elite, whether it’s a perfectly poured custom cocktail or well-timed appetizer (like the popular tarte flambee with sweet onions, bacon and cheese). Chef Jason McCleod helms the kitchen, sticking to seasonal, straightforward cuisine like duck breast, pork sausage and honey-glazed tenderloin.


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Towers of Fresh, Beautiful Seafood Lots of restaurants have oysters and ceviche - only a select few put the time and money into…
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