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Summary: Innovative Italian cuisine hub.

Babbo stands out in the heart of Greenwich Village as an Italian trattoria with a twist. The former Old Coach House has been transformed into an inviting space that blends high-end Italian cuisine with a rock music ambiance. Babbo is a place that surprises, offering a pasta tasting menu that's a carb lover's dream, featuring dishes like black tagliatelle and garganelli with mushrooms. The restaurant also tempts with items like charred beef tongue and barbecued squab, while the gnocchi with braised oxtail is comfort food elevated to an art form. The wine list is a journey through Italy's regions, ensuring the perfect pairing for every dish. Since 1998, this spot has been a beacon for both locals and visitors, with its charming exterior and location on a picturesque block. The menu is a testament to simplicity and quality, with standout dishes such as beef cheek ravioli and grilled lamb chops, all served in an atmosphere that's uniquely Babbo.


4 Diamonds
4 Diamonds
2 Toques
2 Toques
Italian Restaurants in the U.S.A.
Best NY Italian Restaurants
James Beard
Outstanding Restaurant - Nominee 2010
Outstanding Pastry Chef - Winner 2009
Outstanding Restaurant - Nominee 2009
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110 Waverly Pl, New York, NY 10011

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