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Balloons Restaurant & Catering

) #6 of 87 Restaurants in Auburn €€ - €€€ Italian, American, Steakhouse
67 Washington St, Auburn, NY 13021-2402
+1 315-252-9761
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good12%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, American, Steakhouse
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67 Washington St, Auburn, NY 13021-2402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 1 week ago 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...More

Thank Marshall T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...More

Thank Beth L
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...More

Thank Dolores B
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We have gone here several times. If you are a steak lover, or even an Italian Food lover, this is the place. Family & kid friendly. You got to try this one out.

Thank Kris G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Went of a Friday night and did not have a reservation. They made arrangements and we were seated within 20 minutes. Jay our server had a good knowledge of the specials and menu and helped us decide on dinner. Steak was excellent. done medium rare...More

Thank Tim13021
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Balloons with my family for years and we have a wonderful experience every time we go. Best steaks in town! You gotta try the drunken ribeye and be sure to leave room for the homemade desserts. Staff are friendly and service...More

Thank LynnThomas108
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Second visit in two weeks. Food is excellent and the staff is friendly. New York style cheesecake is a must for desert although I never gave room and have to take it home!

Thank Jennifer3560
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We love balloons. Best steak in town. Great service. Dessert is homemade and servings are large. We love the atmosphere.

Thank maxeebear
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I eat there often and always enjoy the wait staff they are definitely characters. The food always on the money and plenty of it. I like the email blasts with weekly offerings.Cant wait till our next visit. P.S. The desserts are to die for. just...More

Thank foodie857
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Washington St, Auburn, NY 13021-2402
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 315-252-9761
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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