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80 Wagaraw Rd, Hawthorne, NJ 07506-2704
+1 973-423-4433
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (13 reviews)
“shellfish” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
80 Wagaraw Rd, Hawthorne, NJ 07506-2704
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We made a reservation for Christmas Eve dinner and we had to wait 30 minutes to be seated. We are steady customers and we did not expect a long wait. We were seated and noticed that they put out a one sheet menu that was...More

Thank Oscar S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Excellent food. Interesting menu. Not your usual red sauce Italian eatery. Have dined here several times. Have had dinner and also stopped late at night with friends.

Thank 749garrets
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Last night my wife and I again ate at this local favorite with another couple. I had a delicious corn, crab and shrimp bisque soup to start and thin pasta with assorted shellfish in a light tomato sauce as my main course. My wife had...More

1  Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were 2 couples. While our waiter and bus boy were pleasant, butter was forgotten, had to ask 2x, water sometimes was refilled quickly, other times, not so much. After we received our appetizers, we did not see our water again except when it was...More

Thank BarbaraSS
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Yummy sums it up...great service...varied menu...lovely atmosphere...excellent for parties as well...they do a great job

1  Thank mufburg
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Bottagra begins and ends with customer service in mind. The greeting, management, the bar and, wait staff, kitchen staff and even the parking lot attendants are helpful and courteous. The food is impeccably prepared; the menu offers a wide variety of dishes and the specials...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Stop at the bar for a drink, it's worth getting there early for your reservation just to have a drink here. The bartender is friendly and professional and he knows how to make a great drink. The menu offers a wide variety of pastas, chicken...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I come here several times a year as a member of an association. When I'm going to Bottagra's , I don't have to think about if the service & food will be good....unlike some other places who shall remain nameless!!!!

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Not for cheap eats or buzzing bar scene, this is for fine food and drink in a classy environment. Chicken Scarpiello was great, for those who like spicy food. REAL mashed potatoes and vegetables cooked to perfection. A nice selection of wines. Choose the comfortable...More

Thank Hugh E
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Met friends who had a reservation for 2 - joined them on a Saturday night for dinner - welcomed our addition of 2 and treated like royalty- drinks, dinner, dessert, service, valet parking - loved the whole experience; highly recommend!

Thank Faemuzzy
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14 November 2017|
Response from LWL3333 | Reviewed this property |
Full bar. Enjoy!
18 August 2017|
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Response from Stephen R | Reviewed this property |
I've been there for meetings only for about 50 people. I'm sure they could accommodate your needs - give them a call !!!
8 January 2017|
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Response from arubaphil | Reviewed this property |
Our reservation was for 7:30 I didn't see any reference to an early bird menu or advertisement for one
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Wagaraw Rd, Hawthorne, NJ 07506-2704
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hawthorne
  • Phone Number: +1 973-423-4433
  • E-mail
Bottagra brings a Modern Mediterranean flare to a traditional Italian restaurant in North Jersey.Chef-Owner Carlo Carbonaro and Robert Vicari have fused their extensive restaurant and culinary expertise together, offering a variety of dishes originating from the northern and southern regions of Italy. The dining rooms are classic New York City exuding a unique feel reminiscent of modern Tuscan villas. Mosaic tiles adorn the walls; rich exquisite draperies in deep bronzes, golds and chocolate colors compliment the upscale feel to this new chic spot. Bottagra's menu features wonderful fresh and flavorful specials as well as a full bar and an extensive wine list. Experience Bottagra!
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