Babette's

Babette's

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.babettesrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 6313295377
  • Hours of Operation:

    Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Organic, International
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Farm to Table, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Babette's
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Babette's is an eclectic, cutting edge restaurant, whose menu delights herbivores, carnivores and vegans alike. Our focus at Babette's is on organic, local and seasonal ingredients as a result of our commitment to sustainability, and supporting farmers and growers who do the right thing. Our poultry is always organic, our fish are caught locally, and our beef is organic and grass-fed only. Our menu features a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan specialties, making our soups, sauces and dressings dairy-free. Our upscale organic juice bar and full liquor bar serves "knock your head off fresh squeezed bloody Mary's" (Zagat) along with seasonal smoothies and refreshing cleansing juices. Our outdoor patio is an oasis on any spring, summer or autumn day and provides great people watching.
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Babette's reviews from OpenTable diners
19 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelModerate
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (12)fit for foodies (10)great for brunch (9)neighborhood gem (9)great for lunch (7)kid-friendly (5)hot spot (3)good for groups (2)romantic (2)special occasion (2)late-night find (1)notable wine list (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • nice but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    nice restaurant but a simple grilled chicken salad can run up to $35
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Has lost something
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Salmon was too oily and fishy. Salads were bland - lacking a great dressing to tie them together. Service was a little clueless. Much better as a breakfast or brunch place.
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    great for brunch, great for lunch
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  • too expensive for what you got
    veggienhamptons
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The people who run the restaurant are lovely and they service is good but it is way overpriced for what you get especially bringing children. There was nothing special about the food and the ambiance was fine but not spectacular. I'm a vegetarian but at this level would've better spent my $ at a fancier place. $36 for tofu and veggies?!
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful outdoor dining
    ahimsa88
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Babette's was simply amazing. Plenty of vegan options, nice variety of fresh dishes, friendly and professional service. An overall excellent dining experience.
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    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awful food at Babbette's
    Foodie1230
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Babbette's once a go to spot in East Hampton serves awful food and is extremely expensive. The veggie burger was soggy, fries were overcooked, salads with rasberry vinegrette had no flair, the asian veggie dish was overcooked and the tempeh was so dry is was hard to chew. The table next to us sent back their hamburgers they were so bad. This restaurant is very expensive for what they serve - dinner for three with ice tea no dessert was $200! Shame on Go to Provisions in Sag Harbor or Yama Q in Bridgehampton for a better meal that costs less!
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  • Great food, fair prices, no "scene"
    KAM1
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Babette's is consistently wonderful - I've always had a great meal there and that says a lot! The interior is welcoming and warm, there's outdoor dining and I love the organic bent and use of local food. The menu is ample and eclectic and it's not impossible to secure a reservation during the summer (unlike their pretentious competitors). Service is excellent. And they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • luvlife
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    A very imaginative menu that encompasses a variety of healthy and hearty dishes. Prices high but worth it but do watch out for the drinks prices.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 12 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 5, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 32 reviews are from the Babette's reviews archive.
  • Too Expensive.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/1/2013
    OMG - $17 for a cocktail in a restaurant that's basically a store front. Never again.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lots of vegan and vegetarian
    Hannahbannana
    Dined on 8/29/2013
    Lots of vegan and vegetarian options. Staff was extremely helpful and friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply not worth the high prices
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 7/16/2013
    The food is overpriced and not very good. A very dry turkey burger for the cost of almost $30.00 and a rice bowl that consisted of vegetables that were so large they had to be placed on another plate and cut and a watery sauce. The menu said fresh seasonal vegetables. I guess they could only find carrots and broccoli as there was nothing else in the bowl. I left 90% of my meal in the bowl and not one person in the restaurant asked why? This establishment is all about Hampton's hype and little to do with good food.
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  • Shockingly disappointing
    designscoutVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2013
    I used to love Babette's but last year I had a bad experience and this one was the icing on the cake. I was shocked at how inedible the food was and also how expensive. For example, my grilled tofu was served with some greens and a few vegetables, with very little dressing, and cost $30. Nobody in my party of four had a good meal. Given the good choices in East Hampton, why does Babette's think they can get away with such expensive and tasteless food? Very disappointing and we will not be going back.
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  • Warm drinks, cold food, but
    JustinThyme2013
    Dined on 7/5/2013
    Warm drinks, cold food, but apologies to go around.
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    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yummm... and cheers!
    DorothyVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2013
    Where else can you get clean, healthy, organic and fabulous tasting food, with great martinis, too. Love this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Babette's was recommended
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/26/2013
    Yet did not make the grade. The appetizer (a lovely green & beet salad) was delicious but it went down hill from there unfortunately. Our entree's arrived at out table while we were still eating our appetizer! When they were served again they appeared to have been kept warm for us - the chicken was dry & unedible. Our waitress offered to send me another dish however its no fun waiting for a new dish to arrive whilst your partner has finished his. The strangest thing was that after we sent back the chicken not one other staff member spoke to us.The best thing they did all evening was remove the chicken from the bill - much appreciated though of course only the right thing to do. Hopefully by end of summer they will have got back on track.
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  • ...wonderful...as always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2001
    Dined on 5/25/2013
    Fabulous food..warm friendly service...terrific creative bartender Who could ask for more?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go To Babettes
    Kloppy
    Dined on 5/25/2013
    The best food in East Hampton. Everything is cooked to order and organic-really healthy.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Like "old-home week," the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/20/2012
    Like "old-home week," the regulars welcomed the new comers. Comfort all around and the food was great too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We were there off season,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/19/2012
    We were there off season, so it was quiet - but the food was fabulous and the service was friendly and attentive.
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    fit for foodies, hot spot
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  • Nice clean fresh food - but
    jennVIP
    Dined on 10/5/2012
    Nice clean fresh food - but crazy overpriced for the type of place and food it was. I know it's the Hamptons - but sheesh.
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  • Terrific in all respects.
    BeachloverVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    Terrific in all respects. Quiet, relaxing, healthy food, great service
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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  • Food was fresh, with great
    DorothyVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2012
    Food was fresh, with great flavors and prepared perfectly, including the martinis.
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Healthy, healthy, healthy,
    Will
    Dined on 8/18/2012
    Healthy, healthy, healthy, and delicious! Babette's is a big part of The Hampton's experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • poor service
    disappointedVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2012
    My husband and I both ordered fish as entrees and both were well prepared. However, service was lacking. We had to remind the waitress twice to bring our drinks and we did not get or drinks until after we got our entrees. She brought our entrees as soon as we put down our forks from eating our appetizer, such that we felt rushed. In addition, the waitress failed to clear the appetizer from our table before serving our entrees. - our dinner was completed within 40 minutes, hardly an enjoyable meal.
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  • Nice outdoor spot, very good
    Swk5VIP
    Dined on 8/4/2012
    Nice outdoor spot, very good vegetarian options, though expensive
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was quality, dinner served
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/4/2012
    Food was quality, dinner served at a perfect pace. Sit under the stars; never wait for your cocktails.Owner and staff are fabulous.
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We'll be back...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/7/2012
    We've been here several times. Never disappointed, always delighted. We discovered it off-season. They are known for their brunches but we've been here for lunch and for dinner as well. Babette's seems to specialize in offering many vegatarian/vegen alternatives to chicken/fish dishes (you can get tofu instead of, for example, salmon) -- all wonderfully prepared and of generous portions. Bar is not lacking, either. Service is friendly, efficient. Ambience is sort of Hampton's country, with more outdoor space than indoor.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great attitude by the hostess/staff
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/5/2012
    Great attitude by the hostess/staff. Excellent food. Great vibe. Fun outdoor seating. Definitely will go back.
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    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The restaurant was dead, but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/4/2012
    The restaurant was dead, but the waitstaff was congregating at the bar and inattentive. The food was very good however, healthy and inventive cuisine!
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    fit for foodies
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  • Nice, healthy food with many
    DocbeccyVIP
    Dined on 6/30/2012
    Nice, healthy food with many great choices. Crowded, noisy but spectacular location in the heart of East Hampton where the shopping is to die for.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Highly recommended
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/22/2011
    First of all, the food is fantastic at Babette's. Everything that arrived at our table from the warm bread to start to the variety of deserts that completed our meal was fresh and well prepared. Those who allow the price-point to overshaddow the quality of the food and service should probably not be dining out in the Hamptons. Babette's is an East Hampton staple that consistently delivers high end fresh food from a menu that accomodates vegans, vegetarians, pescatarians, and good old fashioned omnivors alike.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food at Babette's is fresh
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/3/2011
    The food at Babette's is fresh and organic! We have been there many times and have always had a great experience. Barbara is a charming hostess and makes you feel very welcome. Our servers are knowledgeable, efficient and friendly. We have recommended it to anyone who wants to be in East Hampton and have a great meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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  • Food is super healthy and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/2/2011
    Food is super healthy and always AMAZING! Their martinis made with fresh squeezed juice are TO DIE FOR!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good vegetarian food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/20/2011
    Very good vegetarian food in a comfortable setting in the Hamptons. Quite pricy, but for those with a family of veggies, it may be worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I thought the food was very
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/18/2011
    I thought the food was very good and unique. I went with my three teenage daughters and they liked it very much. The Cobb salad was the best she ever had. I really enjoyed my chicken mole with brown rice. The service was attentive and pleasant. I would go back and try more of the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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  • Interesting menu -- very friendly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/10/2011
    Interesting menu -- very friendly staff -- overall great experience
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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  • food was fantastic - healthy,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/8/2011
    food was fantastic - healthy, yet delicious and unique all at the same time. had the walnut-lentil burger (i'm a vegetarian) - and was blown away by its flavor, and by the little salad, and steamed vegetables that came along with it. also ordered a side of sweet potato fries which were not oily or really FRIED - again, healthy and still delicious. i would eat here every night if i could - it took me forever to finally sacrifice my other delicious and tempting options to the walnut/lentil burger. though the sacrifices were worth it. cant wait to try something different! i also dined there on a monday night, so it was a lot quieter and outdoor seating was plentiful. i've walked by before and seen it overflowing with people on the weekends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch, hot spot
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  • Great menu with fresh local
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/23/2011
    Great menu with fresh local options. Great ambiance and location with its nice outdoor seating.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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  • Very nice staff. Good menu.
    RiversiderVIP
    Dined on 7/22/2011
    Very nice staff. Good menu. Plenty of selection. A little pricey, though.
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  • This restaurant, in the center
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/21/2011
    This restaurant, in the center of East Hampton may not be the trendiest dinner scene but it has the best menu in the Hamptons. There is much to choose from, and many unique dishes as well as what you would expect to find in any fine dining environment.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate