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Question regarding lunch at Babbo

I want to bring a friend of mine to Babbo for lunch who is disabled and uses a wheelchair. If we can make reservations by telephone we will inform them of that. However from what I read in a lot of the posts it seems always crowded, cramped and hectic.

Any insight would be appreciated?

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  1. Babbo doesn't serve lunch.

    1. No lunch at Babbo. Maybe you can try Lupa?

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      1. re: JeremyEG

        Esca has good lunch and it's not crowded at that time of day.

        1. re: sugarcookie

          Esca is far superior to Lupa in both food and service.

          1. re: G3B

            Apples and oranges. They are both good, and completely different categories of restaurants.

      2. Sorry to bum an old thread - but I didn't want to create a new one when I knew there would have been some CH's out there who had asked this previously.

        In any case - Lunch is starting at Babbo today :) I for one am excited - anyone else?

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        1. re: r32nissan

          Very excited! Plan to go on Thursday myself! Any idea what's on the menu? I can't find any information about it on the website.

          1. re: roze

            Eater is live blogging their lunch there:
            http://ny.eater.com/archives/2012/04/...

            1. re: kathryn

              Eater has ALOT of coverage.

              My fiance and I went today and can report back that it was excellent. Music was very laid back and different to what is played during dinner service. We had:

              Fava bean, mint and ricotta
              Sardines and crostini
              Orrechiette with stinging nettles
              The lamb, tongue, sweetbread grill

              Overall it was excellent. there is a tasting menu which tempted us but we really wanted to try different things. The Turky porchetta tempted me but sweetbreads, lamb and tongue were all calling out to me.

              Have fun!

              1. re: r32nissan

                Here's the lunch menu: http://ny.eater.com/archives/2012/04/...