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7 Morrison St., Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 0444
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (7 reviews)
“strozzapreti” (3 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Morrison St., Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner at Babagatto's on our wedding anniversary. We enjoyed very professional friendly service and the food was superb, wine also. A place to go back to.

Thank silverhead2016
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

They were kind enough to let us eat there when they were expecting a private party/large reservations in an hour. We got our food quickly and it was very good. I loved the chicken dish. Highly recommend it. Definitely will go back another time

Thank rec998
Reviewed 15 June 2018

On a recent 'girls' week-end in Nelson we really wanted Italian food but a 'google' didn't reveal much. Luckily after our E Bike Hire trip, we walked past Babagatto and made a quick decision to return that night. We did not regret that spontaneity. All...More

Thank monty035
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Great food, great service. Had a wonderful time chatting with the waiter who made wonderful recommendations on menu choices. My wife had the ravioli in better and sage and I had the gnocchi in a gorgonzola sauce while our friends had a spaghetti in Bolognese...More

Thank missin2
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We ate for 3 nights at this superb authentic Italian restaurant. The owners & saff made us feel extremely welcome offering to taste the wine before ordering. Each meal we ordered had magnificent flavours and discussed with us so that we could make the perfect...More

Thank Marns08
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The lasagna was super good! Would definitely recommend. Service was fast and the waiter made the experience even better.

Thank ChristinaP3478
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We both thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Babagatto. I had wonderful Gnocci with gorgonzola sauce and my husband had very nice Ravioli. The restaurant was busy but not noisy at all, and the atmosphere was cozy - which was very pleasant and unlike most other...More

Thank ingridh173
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We took the kids for pasta and spoiled ourselves with some excellent Italian wine whilst we were at it. Delicious homemade pasta, fish crusty bread, excellent olive oil just right for dipping. The Tiramisu and chocolate puddings were delicious. A great way to spend a...More

Thank karenjG2649DT
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent, and so was the service. Was unsure about the wine, so we were offered a tasting. They went above and beyond. Unfortunately was too full for dessert.

Thank FransenC
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Great food and service at Babagatto. Visited with friends and their children. We were all made very welcome and the staff were very entertaining with the all of us agreeing that the food was ‘just the best’ and the desert was ‘divine’. Definitely the place...More

Thank Neil D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Morrison St., Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 0444
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