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Barbalu Restaurant

) #1,720 of 9,348 Restaurants in New York City ££ - £££ Italian
225-227 Front St, Financial District-Seaport area, New York City, NY 10038-2038
+1 646-918-6565
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
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10:30 - 22:30All hours
££ - £££
225-227 Front St, Financial District-Seaport area, New York City, NY 10038-2038
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Four of us were in the Seaport area looking for a place to eat and stumbled into Barbalu. As soon as e walked in the aroma was so pleasant we knew we found our spot. We did not have reservations, but the place it larger...More

Thank terry m
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had dinner here this week. The setting is ver comfortable and has a less congested feel than many other seaport places. The service was quite attentive as well. The food was very good and reasonably priced. I had the best salad which was loaded...More

Thank ignatsz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment you walk in this place is wonderful! We were greeted by Stefan ( hope that is the right spelling) and seated immediately. Our waiter was lovely and efficient. I ordered the Pear & Ricotta fagitoni and it was scrumptious. What a great...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used to be there every time we went to New York. This last time was bad and expensive. I don't know if they change administration but we'll never return

Thank Alicia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter recommended we go here for dinner. It was so good. The pasta was very good. Their wine list was Italian wines. The service was great. It was a perfect place to relax and enjoy the meal they serviced. It felt like it was...More

Thank odcsalinas
Barbalu, Owner at Barbalu Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, We thank you very much for your review and all the details of it. Please come and visit us again, when you're back in NYC. All the best :)

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We were walking around at the South Seaport area and really needed something to eat. This place looked appealing and so we entered. Mistake. We had to seat ourselves and then wait a long time for someone to come by with menus, etc. At other...More

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 19 May 2017

good service and freshly cooked pasta - the restaurant itself is lovely and in a convenient location if you're downtown.

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The decor is really nice. If you are visiting in summer try and get seat more towards front since the glass roof in back can make it a bit tough from a heat perspective. The food is very good. We had the melon and prosciutto...More

Thank Eforce1962
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I attended a cocktail party with appetizers. Excellent wine choices. Servers were very pleasant. Appetizers were wonderful - italian meats, delicious aranciata, eggplant, bruschetta.

Thank RobinNatsFan
Reviewed 12 April 2017

One of my general rules is never to dine at a place with too many open tables. However, we had walked quite a bit and just needed a place to sit and have a bite to eat. Food wasn't bad, but not great... and wine...More

Thank andal03
Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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Dina K
1 December 2015|
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Response from Barbalu | Property representative |
We have a full bar and an extended wine list and beer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225-227 Front St, Financial District-Seaport area, New York City, NY 10038-2038
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 646-918-6565
  • E-mail
Barbalu is the marriage (literally) of husband and wife team Stefano BARBAgallo and Adriana LUque. Their Italian restaurant is open just a stones throw from the South Street Seaport. The couple prove their continued commitment to this historic district with the decision to rebuild in the same location as their old restaurant Barbarini, which was completely destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
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