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Babbo

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Neighbourhood:
Greenwich Village
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110 Waverly Pl, New York City, NY 10011-9109 (Between 6th Avenue and MacDougal Street)
+1 212-777-0303
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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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Bridgeton, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wait staff friendly and dinner and drinks were fabulous. Octopus usually not good in Italian restaurants was amazing. Gnocchi were light & flavorful. The pasta with truffles was "primo"

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Thank Sheila M
Brooklyn, New York
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dined here last year for a special occasion date with the boyfriend. Full disclosure: we really enjoyed the wine list and partook in quite a bit of it. So, the evening is a bit hazy in hindsight, but I do remember having a thoroughly enjoyable experience. We had a quiet, cozy table in the corner and elected to go with... More 

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Thank Froogie
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As one who owns Mr. Batali's cookbook, I was so excited to try his restaurant. I was disappointed in our dinner at his restaurant tonight. The service was good, but unfortunately the whole experience was unsatisfying. I would not return.

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Thank Trish E
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hostess will give your name to the bartender and you can wine and dine elbow to elbow with locals and visitors. Can't go wrong with any pasta or veal chop. Also get a bottle or carafe and either will be good. You may catch Gere or some other celeb being rushed upstairs. Always been one of my faves

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Thank Charles R
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so looking forward to having lunch at Babbo. I had watched its celebrity chef cooking on TV and liked what I saw. We were seated on the first floor. It was dark and small, like an old small townhouse. I was expecting a packed house due to its reputation. But on a weekday lunch, it was not busy.... More 

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Thank Jessica W
West Vancouver, Canada
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friday night reservation for four at 9p.m. and who do I get to meet... one of my all time pop heroes - Bono ! Then to have an amazing meal with thoughtful service. Very special evening indeed. Will definitely be back on another trip to the Big Apple.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are excellent the sommelier knowledgable and helpful, food seasonal well executed with great flavours. Good presentation and the deserts are exceptional.

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Thank Alan G
Vancouver, Canada
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was overly attentive, so much so that we felt that we were being rushed to get out of there as fast as possible. Food was good but not excellent. Instead of being a special experience it was just another expensive restaurant.

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Thank ed1776
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here three times now and Babbo delivers on every front every time. The ambiance is fantastic, albeit slightly cramped. It's cozy, intimate and upscale. It's not too loud but not eerily quiet. The service is phenomenal, with the waitstaff attentive to your every need. If you have a reservation, you'll be shown to your table without a wait.... More 

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Thank 479ayesha
new york
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151 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here three years ago and enjoyed it but not as much as tonight. Maybe it was the company. Ordered the grilled octopus appetizer ($19), delicious. Also the sea scallops ($36), very good. We drank a lot, all high quality stuff. The 5 cheese desert was not too exciting or voluminous. Sevice was appropriate and nearly invisible. Overall, the food,... 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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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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