Many New Yorkers would argue Babbo is the best spot for refined Italian in the city. The thing is, they wouldn’t have many to argue with. Babbo celebrates the Italian lifestyle, brought to you by world-renowned restaurateurs Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich. Here’s an insider’s tip: reservations are impossible to get but the restaurant posts last minute cancellations every day on their Twitter feed – @BabboRistorante. Make a Reservation.
Menu recommendations: Rock Shrimp with Spaghetti – Dana Cowin (Editor-in-Chief, Food & Wine)
“I do adore Babbo.” – Jonathan Waxman
“Babbo by far is one of my favorite restaurants in New York City.” – Spike Mendelsohn (Top Chef)