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Babe's Macaroni Grill & Bar

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80 North Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502
+1 315-735-0777
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Babe's Macaroni Grill & Bar is located less then a half mile south of...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great choice!

Even with unexpected large parties after a dance competition the service was fantastic. The food outstanding, soups were delicious hot and all fresh ingredients. If we had time to go back and get chicken righties we would have. Loved them!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
local323
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spencerport ny
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Syracuse, New York, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I was stunned at how good this place was, particularly given it was a Sunday evening around 7pm, and we were within a mile of the thruway exit for Utica,

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spencerport ny
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Even with unexpected large parties after a dance competition the service was fantastic. The food outstanding, soups were delicious hot and all fresh ingredients. If we had time to go back and get chicken righties we would have. Loved them!

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I grew up in Utica and always went to Babe's as a kid. Whenever I am back in the area I stop in and it is still great. Besides the nostalgic feelings, the service was great. Our waitress was really friendly but I cannot remember her name. The manager came over to make sure everything came out ok (which it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Ordred chicken fingers--def fried in old oil.. and they were 2 inches long.. also ordered Ravioli under cooked very small amount of sauce. .also ordered chicken salad chicken under cooked and romaine was brown.. worst food in utica

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East Meadow, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We wanted some casual dinning near our hotel and this was just the right place. We were a party of three and we each enjoyed our meals. We would eat here again.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Friendy service. Always good eating.Prices are good. Eat there @ least 1/2 times a week. Feels homie there

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Utica, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The menu features some Utica specialties including chicken riggies and Utica greens as well as lunch and casual dining standards--salads, burgers, pasta, etc. The service is usually good and fast without being hurried. Whether you're taking a lunch break and eager to get back to work or onto the thruway or you want to spend a leisurely evening hanging out... More 

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Utica, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Eat here several times a month. Historically, going back real far, has its roots to the owner of Delmonico's. Original owner was perhaps his right hand man. Partner now does it justice. This inspired the excellent food, good value, and superb service, you'll find at Delmonico's, Carmella's, and Babe's. Do it right or don't do it at all

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Scarborough, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Stopped here while visiting Utica for the AHL All Star Game. Décor inside is quirky, which adds to the great feel you get once you sit down and start looking over the menu. Lots of choices, and none of them are bad. I had the Buffalo Shrimp Pasta, and would highly highly recommend this!!!

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Utica, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The meal started out with a forgetful waitress...the restaurant wasn't that busy & she couldn't even bring over the correct drinks. Then after we ordered, she forgot to bring the soup. The dinner itself was tasteless...I believe after this experience that I will not be coming back anytime soon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 80 North Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-735-0777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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