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La Bottega

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147 Nassau Blvd, Garden City, NY 11552-1027
+1 516-486-0935
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

La Botega has become a staple in the lives of many food lovers in Nassau County over the years. The ingredients are always fresh and top quality,and the preparation consistently fine. The atmosphere here is completely charming- cozy without being too close.

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Thank Larry T
New York City, New York
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95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Not great, not horrible! I have been to other La Bottega Restaurants and this one is not very good. I would give the service 4*, they were very nice and attentive...but the food quality was like being at a tourist chain restaurant. Pasta was over cooked and the vegetables were scarce in my pasta primavera. I won't be back.

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Thank Leslierapp
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

It was a pleasant experience. Nothing too impressive. Server a little slow but overall we enjoyed it. I would go back again

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Thank Christina N
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I love the food here. They have the best paninis- the bread is fresh, so are the other ingredients. The balsamic on the side is worth it. Perfect for a casual bite to eat with a friend.

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Thank Julianne D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Expensive menu. Amazing food. Quaint setting. The service was flawless. This was the best neighborhood Italian I've ever had.

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Thank ChadGriswold
West Hempstead, New York
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Great pannini sandwiches, hot dishes. Everything is fresh and different. Good place for lunch or dinner.

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Thank CandidaT1950
new york
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174 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We love la Bottega, but usually order in from them. Tonight we chose to dine at the sister restaurant next door- Cafe Barocco- Mamma Mia were we happy!!! Our server Kevin was great! We started with Zuppa di Pollo- Old-fashioned, home-made Chicken Soup with fresh, fresh, fresh ingredients! My husband is fighting a cold so this was just what the... More 

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Thank NewYorkelena
Franklin Square, New York
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192 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great panninis. Ask for the Matt. It is the best one! Local place and nice but tables are tight. THey need more room

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Thank DennisBeatleboy
New York
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Ordered a panini from La Bottega, and the store was out of the main ingredient. Rather than tell me this, they tried to sneak it by me without me noticing. When I got home, and realized that my BASIL, tomato and mozzarella panini didn't have any basil, I called. The female manager was completely unapologetic, said it was unimportant for... More 

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Thank ZorroNYC
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

I called around 15 minutes before the place opened to order a paninni platter for later on yhe same day (6pm). After a few rings a girl picks up and says they are closed. I said I realize but wanted to just place an order for later I'm the day. She rudely responded to call back later. I said I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 Nassau Blvd, Garden City, NY 11552-1027
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Garden City
  • Phone Number: +1 516-486-0935

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?