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Babe's Macaroni Grill & Bar

80 North Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502
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Ranked #28 of 146 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
Utica, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 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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White Plains, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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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58 reviews 58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 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
39 helpful votes 39 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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58 reviews 58 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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