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Mama's Cafe Baci

260 Mountain Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2411
+1 908-852-2820
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
260 Mountain Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2411
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Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We just came from Mama's Cafe Baci. We had my son's and future daughter in law's rehearsal dinner there. Absolutely fantastic, cannot say enough! Thank you Sheri, who took the booking and basically manages the restaurant, excellent job, worked with us on every aspect. And...More

Thank William L
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Whenever going to Mamas cafe it's with our very large family. The restaurant is very family friendly. The menu is huge and always a hard decision to pick our dinner. We were never disappointed with what we chose. The owner comes around to the tables...More

Thank Dcdandy777
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

I would like to extend on behalf of our entire family our gratitude for your continued patronage. Your comments regarding our business is most appreciated. We are thrilled that you feel led to share your comments with fellow consumers. We love that you feel like...More

Reviewed June 28, 2016

Food is always excellent, service is very friendly and atmosphere is nice, casual and family oriented.

Thank Cristina H
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2016

Cristina, Ciao! & Grazie! for your review. Such a nice compliment. . We strive to create a comfortable atmosphere with great service. .I will share your review with our family.Enjoy the rest of the day! Sincerely, Tom

Reviewed June 28, 2016

We found this restaurant well rated on Allergy Eats as my son has food allergies, what a fantastic find!! We went on a Saturday evening and were just ahead of the crowd. My food allergic son had pizza with 1/2 vegan cheese 1/2 just sauce...More

Thank poohbear_nik
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

Poohbear, Great! so happy you found us. . Our rosa sauce seems to be the flavor of the month! Please keep in mind that we prepare our dishes to order to assure the best quality and limit any cross contamination..We appreciate you taking the time...More

Reviewed June 26, 2016

This is the best restaurant I've ever been to. The service is phenomenal, the food is amazing! Their creamy rosa sauce is the best sauce I've ever had. They even sell it in the fridge near the door! I've had Celiac Disease for 12 years...More

Thank jillianthall
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2016

Jillian, We are so glad that you visited Mama's and enjoyed your experience.We love to hear from our guests.. You can be assured when dining with us that we will do our outmost best to make you happy and provide a positive experience. Thanks for...More

Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We waited 20 whole minutes for parmesan cheese (it was in a shaker...they didn't even have to grate it fresh). The food was cold by the time we got it. Pasta was undercooked. REALLY undercooked. We never saw our waitress after she took our order....More

Thank Darnell A
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2016

Darnell, This is quite a review. It leads me to believe that you are purposely trying to discredit our restaurant. Please keep in mind that we are a family owned and operated restaurant and have been so for the past 46 years. It is for...More

Reviewed May 12, 2016

My husband and I went here for dinner and was pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere and food. The service was good and the food was very delicious. They had live music which was very nice and I was told that they have music quite often....More

Thank bobsprincess64
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2016

Bobsprincess, Thank you for being our guest at Mama's . We appreciate your review. I will share it with our team. On your next visit please ask for the 10% key chain tag ,this will allow you to receive a 10% discount on dine in...More

Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

We just moved to the area from Brooklyn / Staten Island and finally had a chance to visit.... We were greeted by a pleasant young hostess who left a great impression on us and a great Intro to what we had to look forward to...More

Thank Nicetohaveabuck
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2016

Ciao! & Grazie for your kind review. We are so very proud of our team and family. We will also pinky swear that we will continue to do our very best to provide great service and a positive experience. We dint have grandma cooking but...More

Reviewed May 6, 2016

Fantastic food and desserts, reasonable prices, great wait staff. Beautiful repast luncheon for 22 people after a sad occasion. It's been a long time since I tasted such a perfect Italian red sauce. Chicken Toscana was superb as well. Italian cookies and zeppoles were a...More

Thank Anne K
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2016

Anne, Thank you for trusting us with your event. It was our pleasure to serve your family,We are glad we were able to make it a beautiful luncheon for you. We wish you and your family warm wishes from all of us at Mama's. Regards,...More

Reviewed April 25, 2016

Never had a bad meal there.. They are always giving little "tastes" with take out orders. I recently tried the Eggplant Pisa off the vegetarian menu. Delicious. Love the calzones too.

Thank Jerseygirl-not
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2016

Jersey Girl, Thank you for your review. We love to hear from our guests! and love what we do! It means a lot to us that you took your valuable time to review us . Enjoy your day,see you at mama's! Regards, Tom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Mountain Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2411
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackettstown
  • Phone Number: +1 908-852-2820
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Specializing in gourmet pizza, pasta, chicken, veal and seafood selections, Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan menus, live entertainment and outdoor garden dining and Catering to Today's Lifestyles. Now offering full bar service with beer, wine, and cocktails to enjoy with your meal.
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