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Baba Louie's

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286 Main St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1607
+1 413-528-8100
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love the pizza at Baba Louie's. Our favorite is the barbecue chicken pizza but the margerita is a close second. Just beware, it gets very crowded on weekends and the wait staff seems overwhelmed. It is particularly irksome when you want an hour to be seated, and then it's 20 minutes before someone takes your order. The servers simply... More 

Thank Kate K
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132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Margherita pizza was excellent, as it always has been. It is the only thing I order here. My husband had the barbecue chicken pizza which he could not eat as the sauce was too sweet for him. He thought it would have been perfect if it had the tomato sauce on it. He ended up eating my leftover pizza... More 

Thank mg100
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived not long after the restaurant opened and were seated immediately. The restaurant quickly filled up but after placing our order, we waited about 50 minutes to get our pizza. The biggest problem was that the pizza was awful. The crust was hard and chewy and the toppings were congealed as well. I can only assume the pizza sat... More 

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Falls Church,VA USA
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This excellent "hole in the wall restaurant" is family friendly and serves Excellent Sour Dough Pizza---flat and thin. A wide variety of toppings. Reasonably priced. DS

Thank counselor005
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Remarkable sourdough crust pizza with inventive toppings. At its best it's almost world class at its worst (sometimes the pizza isn't as good as other times) it's very good. Try BBQ chicken pizza

Thank murrayhiller
Acushnet, MA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a small restaurant but certainly not small in flavor. The pizza dough is a sourdough that is crispy and delicious There are many different choices for toppings and quite a variety of different and organic salads. A must visit!!

Thank John L
Arlington or Cambridge
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Got a warm greeting entering this place which is always dependably good. This place couldn't be more accommodating. You can order large pizzas with different halves as well as small and they offer a variety of dough and the salads are a shareable size. Our server offered me tastes of the wine when I wasn't sure what I wanted and... More 

Thank claudine53
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

OK, you may have to wait out in the street for a table to free up. Or huddle in the "vestibule" with your fellow Americans. But the pies are absolutely worth it - hot, wood fired, crispy, fresh ingredients - and the family portion salad (all locally grown greens) is the right size for two herbivores with normal appetites. Plus... More 

Thank StuartManhattan
Mendon, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I love Baba Louie's! My good needs to be gluten free and they have the BEST GF pizza I've ever eaten. With a glass of wine..it is a wonderful lunch at a good price!

Thank ckm1925
New Jersey
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348 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were spoiled by the spacious Baba Louie's in Pittsfield (no longer open). This one, the original, has a whole different feel. You wait in line and sit cheek-by-jowl with other diners, families with kids in strollers, etc. The wait staff goes flying by at a hectic pace. But the soups, salads and pizzas remain really good. The salads have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Main St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1607
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Great Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 413-528-8100

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