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Café Absinthe

Since its opening in 1994, Cafe Absinthe has garnered critical acclaim for it's innovative French/ American cuisine, use of the finest ingredients , attention to detail, an extensive wine list, and attentive and knowlegeble staff make Cafe Absinthe a Bucktown/ Wicker Park treasure.
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167 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
(167 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 167 reviews
5 stars
(78)
4 stars
(66)
3 stars
(16)
2 stars
(6)
1 star
(1)
Food 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Service 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Ambiance 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Noise Level
1.8 / 3
Moderate
Value 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • romantic(94)
  • fit for foodies(80)
  • neighborhood gem(76)
  • special occasion(72)
  • good for groups(24)
  • notable wine list(21)
Café Absinthe Reviews List
Review 1 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2014
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Great service & food, too loud for my age group. No view, little ambiance. Great staff!"
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 2 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
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 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
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Review 3 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Good food-good value

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Good food--especially the sea bass; fun vibrant neighborhood; parking a challenge so valet service a big plus"
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 4 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/24/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 5 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Nice and Low Key but Good French Food

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"My husband I had a very nice dinner here. He loved the mussels in Pernod sauce and said his rack of lamb was fantastics. I had the duck and it was very good."
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic
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Review 6 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/14/2014
 2014
Dined on 2/14/2014
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The restaurant experience we had was on Valentines day 2015 the food was outstanding and the service was on par, the one complaint I/we had was that the place was just too small we were literally elbow to elbow with the people sitting next to us and it was quite loud in there so having a romantic conversation was out of the question, I will definitely be back just not on special days."
Dined on 2/14/2014
 2014
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Review 7 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/20/2015
 2013
Dined on 12/20/2015
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Great experience. Loved the food and ambiance. Cheese plate was on point. Definitely will be back."
Dined on 12/20/2015
 2013
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Review 8 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Cute and quiet

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Given Cafe Absinthe's location, you'd imagine it to be packed 100 percent of the time, but instead, it is a cozy little nook that has no TVs, and plenty of room for diners to enjoy a quiet, lovely meal together.
Unfortunately, they do not rotate the menu selections often enough, so the food options are super limited, but they do change the drinks and desserts, and that is enough to visit and revisit them."
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 9 for Café Absinthe
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
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 10 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

French Fine Dining

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
"Every dish was excellent and the tastes were perfectly balanced."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 11 for Café Absinthe
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 12/06/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 12 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/12/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/12/2016
 2016
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 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 1/12/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic
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Review 13 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Tough Luck Duck

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"My wife's Australian Rack of Lamb was excellent, as always. My Duck Breast was awful. Tough and Grisly. Very disappointing. This was our fourth visit and possibly the last."
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2015
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Review 14 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/03/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/03/2016
 2006
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 1/03/2016
 2006
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Review 15 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 16 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

NYE dinner

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"My husband and I enjoyed a last minute NYE dinner The service was excellent as was the bar service. The food was good but not exceptional."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem
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Review 17 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/29/2015
 2013
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2013
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Review 18 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2006
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Review 19 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/22/2015
 2014
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Review 20 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/23/2015
 2000
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem
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Review 21 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2012
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 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 12/18/2015
 2012
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Review 22 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/18/2015
 2008
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2008
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 23 for Café Absinthe
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
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/16/2015
 2003
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Review 24 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/11/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/11/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/11/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 25 for Café Absinthe
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
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/11/2015
 2007
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Review 26 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food was good but needs more selection

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We've been here several times and it has always been hopping but this time it was rather quiet. They have changed the menu and, although the food was excellent, the menu is limited. Not a good selection of appetizers and need a few more selections for entrees. The wine list is limited, as well. Most of the tables filled up by 8 but they did not turn over. We were the last table to leave and had 7:30 res.
Therefore, I would say I was disappointed this time. New owners, perhaps???
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Dined on 12/05/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/05/2015
 2014
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2014
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2014
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Review 28 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Excellent Experience - parking terrible

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"It was a great dinner in a romantic setting. However Wicker Park is booming and street parking is a nightmare. There is no valet parking. Get a ride there or take public transport. A good side of that choice is also the ability to have another if their excellent cocktails."
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem
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Review 29 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/01/2015
 2011
Dined on 12/01/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/01/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 30 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/01/2015
 2014
Dined on 12/01/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 12/01/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 31 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/29/2015
 2013
Dined on 11/29/2015
 2013
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/29/2015
 2013
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Review 32 for Café Absinthe
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
Dined on 11/29/2015
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 33 for Café Absinthe
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
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/29/2015
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 34 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great food & ambiamce

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The food is absolutely amazing. I love the ambiance in the restaurant."
Dined on 11/29/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, notable wine list, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 35 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Great food, ok service.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"As a server myself, I think the service could have been a little better. The waiter wasn't super attentive and didn't make an effort to please us after we were dissatisfied with something. The food was delicious and the setting was nice."
Dined on 11/28/2015
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 36 for Café Absinthe
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
Dined on 11/27/2015
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 37 for Café Absinthe
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
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 38 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/10/2015
 2007
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Review 39 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

pleasant, quiet place

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The atmosphere in
Cafe Absinthe is quite pleasant...entering through the alley gives it a feel of an old time speakeasy, as does the long bar at the front of the restaurant. The restaurant is quite dark, which sets a kind of sultry mood but also makes it a challenge to read the menu!
The menu is limited but the entrees were quite good. The salmon was excellent, the beef tenderloin very tasty, and the lamb quite good as well. The duck was flavorful but tough. The chef needs to work on this, as others have also made this comment.
Our server was friendly but not terribly competent. We ordered a bottle of wine and a glass was brought to the table...he didn't stop by after our entrees were served to ask how everything was, nor did he ask if we wanted more bread when the tray got empty.
Our water glasses were refilled regularly, however, and the meal was well timed. Our salads were very tasty, both the beet salad and the spinach salad.
We didn't try dessert, but overall we found the meal quite enjoyable and would consider returning. Service was not great but at least it wasn't borderline hostile as some people have found.
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Dined on 11/08/2015
 2007
Special Features: romantic
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Review 40 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Cafe Absinthe

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Inviting, relaxing atmosphere. Delicious food! The mussels appetizer plate is a definite for the seafood lover. Our party ordered three different entrees and all were excellent-the sea bass, scallops and duck. Another review indicated the temperature in the restaurant was a bit chilly-we also found that to be true. Dress accordingly. Chololate lava cake-Yum! The only negative of our visit was that valet parking was supposed to be available. We waited 10 minutes for the valet, gave up waiting, had to park about 8 blocks away. The valet service is shared, so commuters may want add some extra time if they need this service or take public transportation."
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 41 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Delicious

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I've been wanting to come here and I was so glad I did. Everything was great!"
Dined on 11/06/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 42 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 11/06/2015
 2014
Dined on 11/06/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/06/2015
 2014
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Review 43 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 11/06/2015
 2015
Dined on 11/06/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/06/2015
 2015
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Review 44 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 10/30/2015
 2015
Dined on 10/30/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/30/2015
 2015
Special Features: special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 45 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/07/2015
 2011
Dined on 8/07/2015
 2011
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
Dined on 8/07/2015
 2011
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Review 46 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/30/2015
 2009
Dined on 10/30/2015
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Beautiful presentation, high quality ingredients and delicious. My third time here and it is consistently great. Service is perfect. Portions are large too, you can share the apps and dessert. Love cafe absinthe, I will be a regular."
Dined on 10/30/2015
 2009
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Review 47 for Café Absinthe
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
"Great lobster risotto. Only one observation: the cheese platter only had 2 types of cheese (I expected more variety) and a ton of olives, which is ok I guess if you like olives but I don't. Awesome service and ambiance, I will definitely go back!"
Dined on 10/28/2015
 2013
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Review 48 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 10/23/2015
 2009
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2009
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2009
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Review 49 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great food and atmosphere

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Our waitress was very nice and recommended a wine for us that was great and reasonably priced. The food was outstanding. Dessert and cheese plate were great as well."
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, notable wine list
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Review 50 for Café Absinthe
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/18/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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