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Babe's Macaroni Grill & Bar

80 North Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502
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Ranked #27 of 145 Restaurants in Utica
Price range: $6 - $20
Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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
Rochester, New York, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Heather on the train suggested this because it was locally owned and very convenient to the Thruway entrance for our return trip to Rochester. There is plenty of parking in the rear. Don't be fooled by the narrow driveway entrance, which we learned is one-way on our way out :-) Server was ver pleasant and accomodating. Prices were reasonable. It... More

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Utica, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Not bad, I might give 3.5 stars. I have eaten here several times over the years. If I were traveling, staying in a nearby hotel and looking for an inexpensive and casual meal, this would be acceptable. I think the lunch is better than dinner- or perhaps I have lower lunch standards. A suitable place for a first blind date,... More

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Stittville, NY
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Riggies were horrible, utica greens had NO taste or heat, mushroom barley soup was sludgy muck, I ordered garlic riggies while another person at tavle ordered regular riiggies I kept saying they don't taste like garlic... we found out after we were done when I tasted her riiggies she got the garlic ones waitress said she had no idea which... More

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Swansboro, North Carolina, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stopped here because other restaurants in the area had a wait....we were seated right away....5 people and each of us loved our dinner....the atmosphere is lil Italy type....and laid back....great service....don't pass this up for the other FLASHIER restaurants....you will be pleasantly surprised!!!!!!

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Newton Falls, Ohio
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98 reviews 98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We ate two of three dinners at Babe's during our stay in Utica. Its a fun sort of place, interesting decorations and very friendly staff. The food was very good too, they have Italian choices, BBQ, salads and sandwiches. A very good place to eat.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is where you go for authentic Italian food. It's all about the sauce. If you like spicy, get the chicken riggies. You'll be hooked!

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Utica, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were a party of 5 people who spent about $50-$60 at the bar waiting for a table to become available. After being seated we ordered more drinks, appetizers and lunches. The server was not friendly, spilled soup on a smart phone that was placed on the table and screwed up 2 of the 5 orders. The best part is,... More

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Burnt Hills, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had buffalo calamari for an appetizer which was good. I had the eggplant Parmesan. The description should have been my clue, "thick eggplant" which essentially meant no flavor. It tasted like a piece of eggplant with marinara sauce poured over the top. The highlight was the side of spaghetti, which by the way is very good. The red and... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The food is adequate to the task of eating. Be sure if ordering soup to get a description from the waitress. Some of their "soap" has a chili type consistency. We've ate there before so I guess that says something.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ribs were so tender and delicious. Chicken Riggies had some vinegary peppers that I didn't care for in the dish (better on a sandwich), Minestrone soup was delicious. Waitress was so friendly! She made us feel so welcome!

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