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1305 Grindstone Pkwy, Ste 115, Columbia, MO 65201-3751
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
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Columbia, Missouri
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere. Excellent food. Servers very kind, quick service. Love the variety of specials. Did not have to wait.

Thank BananaRed
Columbia, Missouri
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today I had 1/2 order field greens salad and 1/2 funghi pasta. It was delicious, if a little salty, and a nice lighter pasta dish. I like this restaurant. Nice open restaurant with a definite feel of Italian food. The quality is excellent. The only dish I have not liked there was eggplant parm.

Thank R T
Clarksville, Tennessee
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having lived in Italy for a few years, I'm somewhat picky about what folks call Italian food. I'm usually pretty hesitant about trying Italian food outside of places like NYC, Boston, San Francisco, etc. But here I was in Columbia visiting my grandson, and he and his girlfriend said why don't we try this place. They had never been here,... More 

Thank HJK13
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit in the past year. One of the best values in Como. Food is consistently good. Pastas and pizzas are both great. $9 lunch for 1/2 salad and 1/2 pasta or pizza. Portions are plenty for lunch.

Thank NapervilleMom2
Columbia, Missouri
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner at Babbos on Monday evening. The service was good and the food was great. Several specials were offered. Plenty of food for a couple of days. The handicapped parking was close and ready available. The restaurant was totally handicapped inside. I use a mobility scooter and there was plenty of room.

Thank recil2016
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, attentive service and relaxing atmosphere. Highly recommended. Generous portions and re-heats well for leftovers. Lasagna, seafood dishes, risotto and the Tira misu are our faves.

Thank Debbie C
Cuba, Missouri
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

My son wanted spaghetti and meatballs. We found this restaurant and were very pleased. The portions are perfect for sharing ( or maybe lunch the next day). Our server was very pleasant. Great bread!

Thank Tammy B
Glensted Mo
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201 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We met some friends at Babbo's for evening dinner. This is an Italian style restaurant. The service was slow, the food ok, but not noteworthy and a little pricey for what you get. The servings are large so each of us got a take-home box. They have other restaurants in the mid-west.

Thank KentGlenstedMo
Estes Park, Colorado
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194 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

It is ok. We weren't floored by service, food, or atmosphere. Honestly we have no desire to return. It's not that it was terrible or anything. It just wasn't something we would do again. We both regretted not just hitting Fuddrucker's.

Thank adventurerstogether
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here at least eight times and Babbo has been consistently good. Service is attentive, efficient and polite, sometimes bordering on being obsequious. Caesar salad is textbook. The risotto special was as advertised with lots of chicken, mushrooms and artichoke hearts and was properly prepared. The pizzas are thin crust and crisp the pastas are well prepared as... More 

Thank Jack T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 Grindstone Pkwy, Ste 115, Columbia, MO 65201-3751
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 573-442-9446

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