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Balena

Balena has been executing honest, Italian cooking in Lincoln Park since 2012. Led by Executive Chef/Partner Chris Pandel, the restaurant is the first collaboration between Boka Restaurant Group and B Hospitality. Balena's many accolades include Best New Restaurants in America by Gayot and Bon Appetit, 3 stars by the Chicago Tribune, and a James Beard semi-finalist nomination for Best New Restaurant at the James Beard Awards. In addition to its 150 seats, Balena contains a chef's table right across form the hearth of its brick oven. as well as a gorgeous 18 seat leather topped bar, and a section dedicated to walk-ins.
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1562 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
(1,562 Reviews)
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Rating Breakdown 1,562 reviews
5 stars
(835)
4 stars
(497)
3 stars
(159)
2 stars
(54)
1 star
(17)
Food 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Service 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Ambiance 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Noise Level
2.1 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
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Balena Reviews List
Review 1 for Balena
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 4/20/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2015
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Review 2 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/28/2016
 2014
Dined on 4/28/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/28/2016
 2014
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 3 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/28/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/28/2016
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/28/2016
 2012
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Review 4 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/27/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/27/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/27/2016
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 5 for Balena
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Potions were incredibly small, timing of delivery of food was off, prices were high. We should have ordered a pizza and not dinner food!!"
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2011
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Review 6 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2006
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Review 7 for Balena
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Good food, helpful servers, but deafeningly loud.

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Dined on 4/26/2016
 2009
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2009
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Review 8 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/15/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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Review 9 for Balena
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Birthday Dinner

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Dined on 4/13/2016
 2010
Dined on 4/13/2016
 2010
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"We came here thinking it would be a special place to celebrate a birthday with great food and friends. The service was good and our waiter was great. The drinks were good. The food on the other hand, well for such a beautiful space, you'd think it would be amazing, was horrible. The pasta, I have better at home. The short ribs, I really hate to be so mean, but honestly, the worst I've ever had. It didn't look nor taste like short ribs and shockingly I couldn't even eat it. It was a super expensive place with not even average food. I wouldn't go back ever nor recommend it honestly."
Dined on 4/13/2016
 2010
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Review 10 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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Review 11 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/22/2016
 2009
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Review 12 for Balena
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 4/22/2016
 2007
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2007
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2007
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Review 13 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/21/2016
 2016
Dined on 3/21/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/21/2016
 2016
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Review 14 for Balena
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 4/17/2016
 2009
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Review 15 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2007
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Amazing homemade pasta! Interesting wine list with great value!"
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2007
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Review 16 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2003
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch
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Review 17 for Balena
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2006
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Review 18 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/23/2016
 2003
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Review 19 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2011
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 20 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2013
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Review 21 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"The Best Pizza in Chicago! They work wonders with flour."
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2010
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Review 22 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great dining experience

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We chose this Balena because it was close to Steppenwolf and what a great surprise. The cocktail and food menus are both terrific and the service is top notch. We'll be back -"
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2007
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 23 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We were seated in the downstairs private room and it was nice and quiet and intimate.
The Chef's menu was superb. Great experience!
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Dined on 4/22/2016
 2007
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 24 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 4/24/2016
 2008
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Review 25 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/17/2016
 2005
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Review 26 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2014
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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Review 27 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/22/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2015
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Review 28 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/22/2016
 2008
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2008
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Review 29 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/24/2016
 2009
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Review 30 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/22/2016
 2011
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 31 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2010
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Review 32 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 10/16/2014
 2014
Dined on 10/16/2014
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"It's a really nice place for some good food and date spot."
Dined on 10/16/2014
 2014
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Review 33 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

FAVORITE restaurant in Chicago!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Excellent - always always excellent! From apps to dessert deliciously splendid!"
Dined on 4/21/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 34 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/17/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 35 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Balena is wonderful

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Dined on 4/20/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"The food, service, ambiance, and drinks were amazing the three times I've been. The spicy pepperoni pizza is delicious, as is the pork ragu. Some of my favorite foods!"
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, late-night find
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Review 36 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/22/2016
 2013
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Review 37 for Balena
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 4/22/2016
 2013
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Review 38 for Balena
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/19/2016
 2005
Special Features: hot spot
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Review 39 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/17/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"It's a two floor restaurant and we were on the second floor. No complaints at all other than the parking but they have valet. Would definitely go back!"
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2015
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Review 40 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/18/2016
 2014
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 41 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Excellent dining

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"The pizza (spinach/artichoke) and pasta (rigatoni) were outstandingly delicious and very shareable. The cauliflower salad was ok, not great. Loved that water is being replenished, but restaurant could have left the bottle on the table for us to fill our glasses. Sitting next to the water station was really annoying. The server was good, but shared a bit more info than we really needed. Maybe if he only shared (eg 40 year old yeast in pizza) when asked, would be more sensitive to diners' interests. Also, I find it very grating when a server uses "we" (have we dined here before?)...please tell them to stop that! Who likes that? Sorry, just had to share."
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2007
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Review 42 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/18/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/18/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/18/2016
 2013
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Review 43 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/17/2016
 2014
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 44 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/17/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 45 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 46 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2007
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2007
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Review 47 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 48 for Balena
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2010
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"They forgot our main course dishes. When we asked them they said the kitchen was behind, except 6 people at another table next to us got their food first and they came in after us. And another party of 2 came and went before we got our entrees. The manager came over, but we proceeded to wait. We finally got our entrees and 2 were cold, which they did comp. She did offer us desserts to bring home, which were tasty, but we all had a bad taste in our mouths!!"
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2010
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Review 49 for Balena
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/14/2016
 2012
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Review 50 for Balena
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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