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Babe's Macaroni Grill & Bar

80 North Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502
315-735-0777
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Ranked #26 of 144 Restaurants in Utica
Price range: $6 - $20
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Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: 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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English first
White Plains, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

The food was average; the service was average; the hostess was horrible. She walked right past me and my husband who were waiting to be seated, so that she could attend to three young men who had just walked in the door.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Service was great! Beer on tap was ok. Food was fantastic! On one side there was a typical sports bar but the other side was a nice family restaurant. The kids were happy, daddy was happy and that makes mommy happy!

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Portland, Maine
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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Babe's is a burger joint/sports bar in North Utica that is walking distance to the train station, if you ever find yourself waiting on a late train. This is very casual, family friendly, but also rowdy sports fan friendly. The food is not fancy but it's Americana, burgers and fries, sandwiches and wraps and pasta dishes. There are at least... More

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Syracuse, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Often stop here when travelling back westward to home (Syracuse area)... Basic "bar and grill" food with good pastas... nothing fancy. But all dishes are well prepared, very tasty, and portions are generous without being overwhelming. The service is prompt and courteous, and the prices are very reasonable. Really nothing to complain about... Good, "solid" place... You'll get your money's... More

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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135 reviews 135 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Fun decor with lots of variety, excellent food with huge portions. Nice homemade taste and swift service - had my beverage refilled before it being empty. Liked the attentive service and food - the braided bread was piping hot, onion rings were huge, and main course perfect. So glad we found you. Great for student checking out colleges and casual... More

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Homer
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is our 2nd year of dining at Babe's. We go on Saturday for the Boilermaker free pasta and then come back on Sunday after the race. Food is great, service is wonderful. Great value. We will definitely keep coming back each year

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Athens, Greece
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The food we ordered was quite tasty and worth the cost. The lady that served us "Dana" very good and professional We will revisit if we ever pass from UTICA

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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Cool old movie poster and upbeat eclectic music. We had a variety of appetizers including toasted ravioli, cheesy fries, and chicken quesadillas. All very good. Only complaint is so-so service.

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Lakewood, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

After a long drive, we stopped in Utica for a meal. We took a chance on Babe's and we are glad we did. Although it took a little time to take our order, the food we had was done quite well. The Utica greens were delicious. They had the right flavors of savory and saltiness. The wood fired pizza reminded... More

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East Kingston, New Hampshire
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109 reviews 109 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is a full bar with a good beer selection and a sizeable dining room. Typical bar food; appetizers and burgers. A good selection of other entrees. I always recommend chicken riggies to anyone visiting the Utica area; this is a local dish, and Babe's does it well. Convenient location to highway.

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