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7 Morrison St., Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 0444
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ravioli” (7 reviews)
“strozzapreti” (3 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Morrison St., Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was really looking forward to dinner here, having heard from others that it's really good. I was very disappointed as were 2 others in our group. My ravioli looked as though it had just been thrown onto the plate (not nicely plated up). White...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marianne P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a lovely meal here last night, food was excellent, tasty and authentic. Staff are very attentive and friendly. Will be frequenting here often, now that we know this place exists... YUM

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank derrynhughes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic food, inexpensive, delicious and so super friendly! Return every time I'm in Nelson! We had the suggested wines and spagetti, cooked to perfection. Engage the staff in conversation, they are delightful!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 706abbiet
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

fantastic service, authentic italian, great meals huge servings and amazing wine we tried lots on the menu ad loved everything

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Melanieg2776
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The real taste of Italian in New Zealand! I already traveled most of the city's in NZ and this is by far the best Italian food that you will find.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gabelvira
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Great food & friendly, fast service despite being very busy. Small things can be very important- the food for our daughter was brought out quickly and slightly ahead of ours- always a great help if it is already late. Awesome dessert!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank angelaruegger
Reviewed 22 September 2018

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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank missin2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
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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