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Babbo Italian Eatery

#200 of 2,487 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Camelback East
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6855 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016-1049
+1 602-279-1500
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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150 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Left most of the appetizer. Ate a slice of pizza (but even the kids didn't want to take the remainder home). I had some of the alfredo. The food isn't terrible, but it's also not great. The service, likewise, was just OK. Would love to love this place--it's close and comfortable. But there are so many better choices available in... More 

Thank ScholarGentleman
Kennebunks, Maine
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We had a brussel spouts and beet salad that was just delicious. The wait staff are all super friendly. Loved the food here.

Thank lilac_gs
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went back to Babbo after our first visit in the Spring during our Fall visit to Phoenix. When we asked the kids where they wanted to go for Dinner, Babbo was top of the list. Service = great, Food = excellent. Will visit the next time we are in town.

Thank Sarah S
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49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place has great italian food! Yummy! Great specials, and large portions! We had left overs had to take some home! Our girls liked the kids meals, and the service was good.

Thank canada134
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Wanted to like this local Italian restaurant but it falls short. Service was short and unprofessional. "Ok, cool, ya ya ya ya, Alright" Waitress slammed down bread and oil, right in front of me as she rushed over to another table. Free bread at beginning of meal was way over salted. Ordered 2 pasta dishes which were not memorable. upon... More 

Thank Joshua S
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food here is very tasty and fresh. We have eaten here a couple of times. They also have some great specials and you can sign up for their emails. We really enjoyed our meal.

Thank atir44
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I just had another outstanding meal at one of our favorite Italian restaurants. I ordered my favorite parmesan chicken pasta and he ordered is favorite calzone (minus ricotta and double mozzarella with sausage and mushrooms). From the bread and olive oil with balsamic vinegar to the mista salad and then the outstanding entrees, Babbo's impressed us again.... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after an appointment at Associated Retinal Specialist. Local family owned eatery. Very nice Italian food. I had lunch special with Caesar salad and mushroom and asparagus pasta. Very tasty and the complimentary bread was fantastic. Lunch for about $10, I felt very high value for price. Wait staff very friendly and efficient. Would definitely eat here... More 

Thank AlbuquerqueRush
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Four couples decided to celebrate two birthdays. Waiter was excellent. Food slow but served hot. However that was the best part. Kitchen mixed up one order, 3 meals were well under .seasoned to be almost tasteless. Mac and Cheese was the highlight. We will not return.

Thank Iris D C
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I were looking forward to a just-the-two-of-us dinner. I ordered a large Steak-n-Blue salad with No Dressing, which was delivered by our friendly waiter along with my husband's spaghetti dinner. The salad had dressing on it. The waiter promised to get it fixed right away, leaving us with an unpleasant choice -- should my husband let his... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6855 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016-1049
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Camelback East
  • Neighbourhood: Camelback East
  • Phone Number: +1 602-279-1500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?