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Babe's Macaroni Grill & Bar

€€ - €€€Italian, American,
80 N Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-2527
+1 315-735-0777
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Italian, American, Bar
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80 N Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-2527
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have gone to this restaurant frequently over the years. I noticed a decrease in food quality and quantity the last time I was there. Won't be going back for a while.

Thank Rylee14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I travel through NY I stay overnight in Utica once in a while as a convenient stop-over.off the Thruway. Babe's is the place I look forward to on these stops. Very friendly and upbeat local restaurant that welcomes visitors. Local dishes are expertly served...More

Thank MichaelWestford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Depends on what you like, they have a large menu, but half the group liked their choice and half didn't. They could cut down the menu to the people's favorites and add more micro brews and wine choices for us. Nice environment, friendly people, looks...More

Thank nathanielbp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu was overwhelming. Being unfamiliar with the local dishes, I asked what "riggies" were. The waiter explained and said they are the best thing on the menu. I ordered them. WAY too hot!! I wasn't able to eat most of the dish and it...More

Thank Angie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wound up here when we couldn't find anywhere else. Waited 15 minutes for a waitress. Food was OK but kind of blah.

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, food lacked flavor. Atmosphere was great plus it was close to the local hotels where had planned to spend the night before getting on the road. Menu is very large, our table had a bit everything, salad was good in my opinion, burger...More

Thank 638corinnem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner at Babe's. The interior looks really nice and we felt comfortable. Prices are quite cheap as you get a salad with the meal and the portions are huge! My boyfriend had fettuccine alfredo which were nice. I had spaghetti with crushed tomatoes...More

Thank Corinne K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I dined at Babe's Macaroni Grill on short notice when a lot of the other restaurants in the area were busy. There was plenty of open seats at the bar, and the bartenders were very friendly in providing both drink and main menu service. I...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Really enjoyed our visit to Babes. Nice atmosphere, lots of parking, excellent service and a great meal.

Thank James J
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Close to Thruway Exit 31 Utica exit, lots of free parking in rear. The antipasto was large, fresh and could have been a meal with tuna and artichokes plus a lot of meat and cheeses. The riggies with large shrimp were delicious. The sauce and...More

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Kathy R
16 September 2015|
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Response from Bob F | Reviewed this property |
Babes menu is great, they are having a special right now
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 N Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502-2527
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-735-0777
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Babe's Macaroni Grill & Bar is located less then a half mile south of Interstate 90. We are open from 11:00am - 12:00am daily. At Babe's we have a very large dining room and a separate bar area. We offer our lunch and dinner menu all day available for eat in or takeout. We have indoor and outdoor seating available. At Babe's we seat over 300 and we welcome reservations.
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