OPENED IN JUNE 1998, BABBO RISTORANTE E ENOTECA IS AN EXUBERANT CELEBRATION OF THE BEST OF ITALIAN FOOD, WINE AND LIFESTYLE.
Hailed with a glowing 3-star assessment with the aid of Ruth Reichl of the New York Times quickly after its beginning, Babbo has due to the fact that been met with a great deal vital acclaim. The menu carries the quality and freshest seasonal produce, Italian cheeses, meat, sport and seafood, accented with first-class Italian olive oils, traditional aceto balsamico, and plenty of uncommon components with a purpose to wonder and satisfaction.
The wine listing represents one of the most significant and shrewd collections inside the town, and certainly, the USA presided over by means of Joe Bastianich and served by way of our professional wine and carrier groups.
Babbo seats as much as 90 diners in its break up-level eating room, and has a energetic bar region wherein consumers may additionally experience a quartino (area-liter) of wine, or pick to have a complete meal. Babbo is positioned steps from Washington Square Park, inside the center of romantic and colourful Greenwich Village.
We opened Babbo for you to emulate the great of the super Italian culture of hospitality and great at the desk and inside the glass. The philosophy is as clean as its miles uncomplicated– use the pleasant local substances as in reality as feasible and serve them with flourish and joy. As a Tuscan cook in Chianti, as a Neapolitan chef on the Amalfi coast, as a Sicilian cook in Pantelleria, at Babbo we prepare dinner as an Italian might within the Mid-Atlantic/Hudson Valley location.
At Babbo, you may not often locate your preferred nearby classics as you have eaten them in osterie, trattorie and ristoranti during Italy. What you will locate is delicious easy meals that optimistically tastes as desirable as you recollect from your remaining visit to Italy due to the fact we strive within the Italian style to shorten the time and distance any aspect spends from the soil, or the water, or the air, to the plate. We import pasta, Parmigiano Reggiano, balsamic vinegar, sea salt and Prosciutto San Daniele because they’re so awesome and genuinely imperative to the advent of a amazing Italian meal. We fervently trust inside the inherent pleasant, freshness and greatness of our regions substances purchased from local, predominantly organic, farmers and buddies, many of them from forgotten or heirloom varietals. We are proud to make maximum of our salumi, which includes guanciale, pancetta, lardo, coppa and soppressata. Our cheeses come from all over Italy, with one top notch exception from the Hudson Valley. Our desserts are like none you have ever eaten in Italy, yet they feel and taste completely Italian. Our wine listing is one hundred percent Italian in birthday party of the great and variety of Italian grape varietals and vinification.
Like maximum Italian restaurateurs, we adore wherein we stay and live to have a good time both our region and our elements, from the land, air, and sea. Babbo is our interpretation of the fine we’ve got come to recognize in the Italian lifestyle of family where it’s miles exceptional and most often celebrated, on the dinner table.