Babbo: "Dad!" Babbo Ristorante Enoteca Tip by kenadams

  Babbo
by kenadams
 
 

This fine italian restaurant in Greenwich Village is yet another product of the Bastianich family. It is Lidia's son who opened the restaurant a few years ago and dedicated it to his then newborn child.
It is a good restaurant, although I found it too pretencious.
When I ate there, the service wasn't sharp, and the food was good but not superb as the pricetag would imply. The chef deserves credit for some creative experiments that, though sometimes exaggerated, are still appreciated. Excellent wine selection.
Overall, a pleasant experience.

Update (9-12-2004): this time service was excellent. The chef is still too adventurous, but still good. The groceries used are superb: try the mozzarella, when they have it: it's exactly how it is in Campania... becuase that's where it comes from, by plane.

Address: 111 Waverly Place
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Directions: Greenwich Village.
Phone: 212-777-0303
Rating: 3
Theme: Italian
Website: http://www.babbonyc.com/

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  • Updated Oct 2, 2004
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