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14 East 2nd Street, Jamestown, NY
(716) 708-6077 ‎
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Description: A quaint cafe that serves breakfast all day and lunch menu across the...
A quaint cafe that serves breakfast all day and lunch menu across the street from the Lucy-Desi Museum in Jamestown.
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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love this place.

I'm glad I found this place. The staff is friendly,the place is spotless and the food is fantastic!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I'm glad I found this place. The staff is friendly,the place is spotless and the food is fantastic!!

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Buffalo, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had lunch here. Our table had the Popeye Panini, Buffalo Chicken Panini, Spinach Soup and the Ham, Cheese and Red Pepper Panin. Everyone really enjoyed their food. You can order a half or whole Panini. The Panini's come with chips and a pickle. They had a breakfast and lunch special available. It's not a very big place but it's... More 

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were on our way to Jamestown for the Scandinavian Cultural Day at JCC and decided to go early and stop for breakfast. We checked out tripadvisor and Babalu Cafe was highly rated. Only about a block off the main drag and had a very pleasant breakfast. Only a couple of tables filled due to the winter day. Lots of... More 

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Lakewood, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Although I am a resident of the Jamestown area, I had never been to the Babalu Cafe until I went out to lunch with a friend about a week ago. The restaurant was a very pleasant surprise. The decor is light and airy and, while they make good use of the space, there was still a feeling of privacy for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were in town for a hockey tournament and stopped here for lunch. They welcome all 40+ of us and accommodated all of our needs. The staff was so kind to all of the kids and complimented their behavior. I highly recommend this cafe!

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Jamestown, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Very friendly with attractive decor! Delicious food and great service and excellent value! Convenient downtown location!

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Jamestown, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a little out of the way, but interesting restaurant, on Second St. in the downtown area. It is about three blocks away from the Lucy / Desi Museum. They are open just for breakfast and lunch. The decor is very Lucy and Desi. There are lots of pictures, dolls, souvenirs, and memorabilia to look at. The best part... More 

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Westfield
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Came here by myself for a quick bite to eat. The girl behind the counter was really nice, although at times a little too talkative. Some people like that, but I personally like my space. I was on the fence about ordering pancakes. I asked if they were served with real maple syrup, and she insisted that they were, so... More 

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North Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went to Babalu today with friends after visiting lucy Desi museum. The food was great as was the service. Everyone was so friendly. I highly recommend you go there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Love the food service is great and the atmosphere was fantastic :) definitely going to be going back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 East 2nd Street, Jamestown, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Jamestown
  • Phone Number: (716) 708-6077 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

A quaint cafe that serves breakfast all day and lunch menu across the street from the Lucy-Desi Museum in Jamestown.

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