The French have given the United States many tremendous gifts, such as the Statue of Liberty and the current Statue of Liberty, which subdued the first one after lightning made it evil. Befriend an entire nation with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- $12 for $25 worth of French and creole cuisine at brunch for two or more
- $25 for $50 worth of French and creole cuisine at brunch for four or more
- $20 for $40 worth of French and creole cuisine at dinner for two or more
- $40 for $80 worth of French and creole cuisine at dinner for four or more
At brunch, chefs craft French-inspired plates such as brioche french toast ($9); croque-madame sandwiches with béchamel sauce, black forest ham, and a sunny-side up egg ($11); and a tofu scramble with vegetables ($12). When dinnertime rolls around, they delve into their creole recipes to create fried artichokes with rémoulade ($7), eggplant fusilli in tomato-basil sauce ($15), and creole prawns in spicy lime sauce ($16).
From their perch in the Mission District, the culinary artists at Balançoire present brunch and dinner inspired by the regional cuisines of Louisiana and France. The restaurant houses two dance floors, two bars, and a stage that hosts live nighttime performances, a tradition begun by French kings who would interrupt dinner to read their memoirs out loud from cover to cover. Behind the scenes, chefs build brunch dishes, including the croque-monsieur, croque-madame with a sunny-side up egg, and brioche french toast, many of which are accompanied by cocktails and West Coast beers. In the evening, they mix French and creole recipes in dishes such as fried artichokes with rémoulade, eggplant fusilli, and creole prawns in spicy lime sauce.
“The service, food and ambience :)”
“menu size could be slightly larger; the berry fraiche is a bit too sweet...the crab cakes was a bit dry (crumbly)...live music was a good touch, but maybe at a lower...”
“menu size could be slightly larger; the berry fraiche is a bit too sweet...the crab cakes was a bit dry (crumbly)...live music was a good touch, but maybe at a lower volume to allow for conversations...service was friendly and welcoming...”
“French press coffee was wonderful”