Barbatella

4.2
1330 reviews
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$30 and under
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Barbatella a new kind of restaurant that will grow on you in the same way that the leaves & branches of a grape vine develop out of a shoot: a "barbatella" Barbatella offers an extensive menu that incorporates fresh interpretations of authentic dishes. You will enjoy pasta with typical ingredients from Emilia-Romagna, the Veneto, Tuscany, Puglia & the Adriatic shores. Meat & fish on the rotisserie & the grill or in the deep-fryer & the smoker: whole roast duck, smoked pork baby back ribs, Venetian style meatballs, & much more. In our wood-burning oven we will make signature pizzas with cheeses & garnishes that emphasize a fresh Italian take on a favorite. Another exciting prospect at Barbatella is the production of home-made Italian ices, gelatos & sorbets– available as individual portions to enjoy as you wander around Old Naples. Barbatella has beautiful courtyard setting with views along Third Street. There is a sixteen-seat bar which features 100 wines available by the glass.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Pizza available between Lunch and Dinner Daily; Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(239) 263-1955
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Dario Leo
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Catering
Call to arrange
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Neighborhood
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.2based on all time ratings
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4.2
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4.2
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New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Barbatella, the food is fabulous and the atmosphere is just as good!

M
Cleveland
13 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 3ambience 2

Can’t tell how disappointed my wife was. Her girls trip to Naples was planned and I thought Barbatella would be perfect for al fresco dining. Table wasn’t ready despite her reservation. Snobby hostess, average service, too loud. Hostess wanted to seat her and her party in the loud bar area.

Our other experiences have been great but this past Saturday really was difficult to get past.

JL
Atlantic City
32 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We had a great dinner at Barbatella. The food and service were excellent and the atmosphere was fun. We are looking forward to dining there again.

MA
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been in Naples a few years & just discovered this place! Food was delicious & not way over priced. We love the location on 3rd. You won’t be disappointed

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 1ambience 4

We have dinned here many times and the food is excellent. The waiter we had this night was absolutely horrible. Gave us our dinner and never came back except with the bill

JK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Very loud outside and a waiter who was not familiar with the menu and seemed disinterested

JC
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding. EST outside great weather matched great food and service. Will make it a regular.

ES
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Barbatella staff and food is always wonderful. We have enjoyed every evening there.

TM
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

a waiter kept eavesdropping on our table conversation and looking at us. my sons expensive medium rare steak was out of stock so the restaurant just changed it out for another one without. word and it was RARE. two orders of orrechiate with saus and brocc rabe were tasteless.

NO
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Barbatella is a very pleasant, kid friendly neighborhood restaurant. We really enjoy bringing grandson to eat there as well as go just the 2 of us.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very nice waiter, food very good and awesome outdoor dining and great people watching spot!!!!

C
Naples
5 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 5

Disappointed, previously better.

L
Naples
5 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is exquisitely prepared as always. Service is top notch, wonderful atmosphere. Best authentic Italian in Naples

OT
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Always great!

DQ
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stellar food and service. Reservations were on time (unusual in Naples)
DQ--Naples

OT
Naples
9 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

Was recommended to this restaurant by a friend. We sat outside, which was lovely. The service was fine and food came out 15 minutes after order was placed. We all thought the food was just average tasting. My husband had swordfish with mashed potatoes. There was no flavor to his food. I had ravioli with mushrooms. It was nothing exceptional for an Italian restaurant. Probably will not go back for dinner. May try the lunch menu something....

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

We go every month when we visit naples

LP
Naples
5 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

worst service ever on Christmas eve. Food was average and over priced. Never again.

HG
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great new-ish restaurant in the historic district of Naples. Tucked in a corner with a great menu and wine list. portion sizes are on the smaller side, especially the appetizers. We only got 2 toast points with the muscles (?) and 1 with the mozzarella. The muscles were huge!!

MK
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Service was very via average at best. Food order to too long to get it to our table. Prior visit was much better.

L
Naples
5 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Service was so rushed. We no sooner had our drinks when the main course was served. Really basically thrown at us. We were not at all made to feel like our presence mattered at all. Will not be returning.

SK
Chicago
41 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lunch outside is always delightful. Service is knowledgeable and friendly.

NC
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food and service! Great ambiance and was perfect for a large party.

D
Naples
14 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious seared Grouper. Wonderful night. Snow from the light posts. Delightful.

GG
Naples
4 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Pasta dishes had no flavor. Was told the salad was not romaine lettuce but it looked just like romaine. Very disappointed with everything except the service.

JR
Miami
59 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We can hardly wait for our mid-afternoon gelato from Barbatella. Staff is so patient as we taste and finally select a favorite flavor. Thanks!

JP
Washington DC
51 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always a great meal at Barabatella. Pastas are delicious and we tried the cauliflower salad. Very different but I loved it!

NB
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an awesome dinner. The server was attentive and pleasant. Didn’t rush us. I love the piano player. Nice addition to the restaurant. The whole ambience. It even snowed. How fun was that and a guest of mine from Cuba thoroughly enjoyed that.

L
Naples
12 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Not kid friendly as there is a kids menu and entrees for over $30 is not feasible. The calamari appetizer foe the price was just ok. Nice atmosphere outside with heaters.

M
Naples
38 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lively spot with good food for the price. Lots of heaters for winter outdoor dining.

TD
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best meals I have had since moving to Naples. The filet was outstanding with a delicious chargrill with herbs and perfectly cooked. Often the side dishes are not thought out and not prepared well.
The mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus were perfectly cooked and seasoned. The grilled baby artichokes appetizer was delicious! Service was spot on. Very attentive but not intrusive.

OT
Naples
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great experience as always!

SM
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had the salmon which melted in my mouth. The rest of our party had various pizzas. Everyone enjoyed the whole evening.

s
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The eggplant in the pizza was not done and the pizza crust was not crisp

L
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delightful lunch in comfortable surroundings. The good was great as was the service.
Highly recommend for lunch or dinner.

OT
Key West
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

The food was cold and tasted like something we could have had at an Olive Garden for much less. Server was annoying!

RV
Tampa
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very busy,

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Naples
27 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Chose Babatella for the melt in your mouth lasagna that I remembered. Not so this time. It was too much like a casserole. Also had the pear/cauliflower salad. Where was the pear? Did very much enjoy the chocolate cake.

R
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 5

We have eaten at Barbatella many times. I would always have said it was a very good place to eat and enjoy yourself. However, this was an incredibly bad experience. Our waiter had to be in the top 5 worst waiters ever. He was obnoxious and haphazard. There were 5 of us. Two orders were good. Two orders were bland. One order was a disaster. A filet was sent back 3 times because it was not prepared properly. Once, maybe but 3 times is a very poor effort. Ultimately we skipped that order, everyone was done eating by the time it would have returned. The bottle of wine the waiter insisted we should try also happened to be the last bottle in the restaurant. It wasn't that good so no great loss, but waiters recommend their last bottle without a warning. In all we will try Barbatella again but with quite a bit more caution.

SM
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Best Ceasar Salad I've had in a very long time, with artichokes and anchovies, yum!

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