Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich's flagship restaurant, located on Waverly Place in Greenwich Village, offers three-star dining that redefines and reinvents the principles of Italian cuisine for 21st century America. Let Babbo host your next birthday, anniversary, rehearsal dinner or corporate event!View Private Dining Details
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Sun - Thu 10:15PM - 11:30PM
Fri - Sat 10:30PM - 11:30PM
Excellent food, staff so kind and efficient, everything was perfect.
Check over the wine list. Its amazing!
Food and service were both superb!
It was so full on Friday night, was very difficult to book.
The pastas are amazing, the ambience is great (very dark though).
I have been an absolute fan of Mario Batali for years; have his cookbooks and watched all of his cooking programs. I was in NYC for business and it was my last day in the City and made a lunch reservation for me and an associate for 11:30 am. My associate wanted to do a little shopping given it was our last day and I stated that was fine but when it was time to go to Babbo's I was leaving with or without her. Thankfully she had the good sense to accompany me to the restaurant at the appointed time. The staff was WONDERFUL....everyone we came in contact with was gracious and helpful. I know there have been some issues with Batali recently but the staff reflected no negativity and my experience could not have been better. My only disappointment was that we didn't stay longer and spend, eat and drink more!!!
Fantastic meal. Service was impeccable. We were even in a hurry for a show at the Blue Note and everything was timed perfectly without their knowledge. Wine list is on point and meals were mouth watering.
Absolutely our favorite restaurant after our first visit. The food is amazing the staff is incredible. We are from out of town but will make this a place we go every time we are in New York.
The staff was welcoming and knowledgeable from our first peek through the curtains to our last bite of dessert. Elegant but casual. Liked the seating the arrangement Now the food. Excellent. Our waiter helped us with our choice of wines. Very good. Loved the Cavatelli with lobster, octopus and Calbrian Chiles. The Pistachio and Chocolate Semifreddo was to die for.
Especial dinner!!! Worth it!!! Great service and outstanding food!!!
45 minutes for appetizer. Babbo Salumi appetizer was an embarrassing worn out assortment of small curled up primitively arrayed pieces spread over a large plate. It was the worst depiction of the dish I have ever witnessed. My guests were astounded.
Next 45 minutes later the pasta dishes were served “cold” and the waiter apologized profusely.
Candidly this restaurant has had its day.
This place is over-hyped. Pasta was fine but bland. Overall found this a bit disappointing.
Bartender gave dirty looks and talked about people directly in front of them, SO UNPROFESSIONAL. Overall once at table, great experience. Many different waiters constantly come up to you, so you dont know who your real waiter is.
Better than ever
Everything was wonderful. The only thing I would change is to lower the music a bit. It was very loud and made it difficult to talk.
Wonderful, delicious, civilized.