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Babbo

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110 Waverly Pl, New York City, NY 10011-9109 (Between 6th Avenue and MacDougal Street)
+1 212-777-0303
Today
17:30 - 23:15
11:30 - 13:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:45
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 23:15
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 13:30
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was initially very excited about going. I heard so much about the place over the years and to be truly honest it was really not worth the price & or the hype. This place has been open for over 10 years and we never got to go. Went with my partner for his birthday on a busy Saturday night.... More 

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's been a little while since I've been there, but I still regard my trip to Babbo as one of my standout culinary experiences. The iconic restaurant deserves its legendary status. Batali's modern Italian cuisine did not disappoint. Grilled guinea hen was tender and succulent; the seasoning and prep allowed it to taste uniquely its own, and not like generic... More 

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Thank bregsripjrs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During my recent visit to NY went for dinner at Babbo and had a wonderful culinary experience, great service and wine pairing was fabulous.

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Thank Juan A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So disappointed. Server provided very little information. He demanded we order everything at one time. Taking his suggestion, we ordered. Not enough food. We left hungry with half bottle. Service did not match the excellent food.

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Thank Lane P
Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch. Entire experience was ok... every dish was satisfactory but kind of dull. There are dozens of restaurants in NYC that I prefer. Very average

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Charlevoix, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an awesome meal, with excellent service but the music was so loud you could not converse over it. We ordered way too much because it all looked, sounded, and tasted delicious.

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Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good food, awesome winelist (though expensive), good service. Will come back whenever we are in town.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second time at this New York classic and we were not disappointed. Interesting menu with something for every taste palette. My choices included grilled octopus, beef cheeks ravioli and roasted rabbit. Extensive and expensive wine list but found a wonderful red for under $100. Service was efficient. Noise level can be a bit loud but doesn't distract from the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

• Will never return – chased out rudely by General Manager Michael ACHESON who told my wife “I don’t have to listen to you” even as she was expressing our displeasure as customers and we were doing our best to leave quickly after a toddler meltdown • Complete lack of hospitality training and decent human behavior by general manager Michael... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another Christmas Eve at Babbo and another wonderful experience! From the ambiance to the service and the cuisine, everything was spot on. If there is anything to complain about it would be the crowd that gathers at the entrance waiting to be seated which is uncomfortable and the bathroom on the second floor which is beyond too small. Other than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:45
Monday
17:30 - 23:15
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:15
11:30 - 13:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:15
11:30 - 13:30
Thursday
17:30 - 23:15
11:30 - 13:30
Friday
17:30 - 23:15
11:30 - 13:30
Saturday
17:30 - 23:15
11:30 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Waverly Pl, New York City, NY 10011-9109
    (Between 6th Avenue and MacDougal Street)
  • Public Transportation: West 4th street subway station (8th street/Waverly Place exit): A,C,E,B,D,F and M trains. We recommend traveling at the back of the train if coming from uptown, the front of the train if coming from downtown, to find the closest exit at the station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighbourhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-777-0303

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Staying in Greenwich Village

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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to get a feel for this diverse and energetic neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess. Stroll the streets to discover a mix of majestic town homes and hidden bars and restaurants that give this neighbourhood an old-school residential feel. When the sun goes down, check out one of the famous jazz or comedy clubs that still packs them in every night.
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