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Mama's Cafe Baci

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260 Mountain Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2411
+1 908-852-2820
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Netcong, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed November 6, 2015

My family and I went to Mama's a week ago as a birthday celebration. We heard about it because of the wide range and quality of gluten-free food offered, but reading that on a computer is different to sitting in a restaurant and seeing the menu, tasting the food. I went in expecting a good meal and left having had... More 

Thank Angelo T
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this review

Angelo, Gazie! so much for your beautiful and heartwarming review.Every day we count our blessings that our business attracts such nice and kind hearted patrons like you. That you would take your time to so generously honor our staff is totally appreciated. We are believers that within each review one gets a glimpse of the character and quality of the... More 

Ledgewood, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed November 2, 2015

Our experience at Mama's was pure delight.The service was personable, the food was mouth watering from beginning to end. A wide variety of "gluten free " options loaded with flavor. Heaven for Celiacs!

Thank Terry T
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this review

Terry, Thanks soooo much ! We are so happy you enjoyed Mama's! I will share your review with our team! We appreciate you taking the time to review Mama's.. Have a great evening. Regards, Sheri / Mama's Cafe Baci More 

Linden, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Our experience was wonderful from start to finish. The gluten free menu was more than adequate that my husband choose to just use it too. The food was out of this world and generous portions which meant I had leftovers to relive the experience. The staff was excellent and very knowledgeable about being gluten free. The owner is hands on... More 

Thank Amy Q
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this review

Amy, WOW! Thank you for a great review.We love to hear from our guests. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience .Our team works very hard to assure our guests are happy.Thank you for recognizing our efforts. Hope to see you soon. Rgards, Sheri More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Cute little Italian restaurant in north NJ. The most extensive vegan menu I've ever seen if you are Vegan/Vegetarian you must try this place! You name an Italian dish and they'll make you a delicious vegan version. My coworker is a meat eater had the near lasagna with a side of meatballs and raved about so non vegans don't fear... More 

Thank jonathanv398
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this review

Jonathan, We deeply appreciate your very positive review of our restaurant. We are very pleased that you got to enjoy many favorite aspects of what we have to offer.It is important to us that our Vegan guests know that we honestly care about their experience,and we go through great lengths to assure it. It is always most rewarding to hear... More 

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Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Just ate at Mama's for the first time. Food was excellent and owner Tomasso was so friendly and welcoming. We will definitely go back. Italian appy platter was an amazing bargain and pizzas were delicious. Staff were friendly and efficient, couldn't have been any better. A lovely casual dining experience.

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Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this review

Dear friend, Thank you for your review. I am so glad you enjoyed your evening at Mama's . It truly makes us happy to know our hard work and dedication does not go unnoticed.I hope to see you at mama's! Best Regards, Tom More 

Aurora, Illinois
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2015

This place was outstanding! Went here just this past weekend and had a great time. The food was soooooooo good--- I had pear and gorganzola raviolis.... best idea ever! Everyone at our table had an exceptional meal. The owner personally came and made suggestions to the table. They had live music.... a great singer and guitar player.... my little niece... More 

Thank kellyann89
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this review

Kellyann, Grazie! so much for your review. The Mama's team is so happy that we were able to provide you with a great experience. The pear purses pasta is one of the most popular dishes that we feature ,its nice to hear our guests enjoy them. We also wish that you lived closer as well. ;) Hope to see you... More 

Clinton, New Jersey
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2015

Every visit to Mama's & Cafe Baci always exceeds our expectations. We keep going back and bringing friends and family with us. The level of care, service and quality is impressive at such an affordable price. With each visit we are working our way through their food and wine menus. Their sauces are absolutely delicious and are available by the... More 

Thank JADTT13
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this review

JAD, Thank you for your kind review. We love to hear from our guests. Our family is proud to serve you and the community for 45years! Yes the wine is a great asset to our restaurant and we are so happy you enjoy that aspect of service. I will share your review with our fantastic team! Have a great evening.... More 

Budd Lake, New Jersey
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2015

OMG, I was and have been in HEAVEN.I LOVE this place. They have a COMPLETE GF menu, and it is just as good as the normal one(they have amazing food). I can eat pretty much anywhere that has basic food(i.e. steak, fish, vegs, etc). here I can PIG out!. I go as often as possible, my family also gets "takeout"... More 

Thank alicia518l
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this review

Alicia, Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We love what we do! We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Sheri More 

Budd Lake, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Mama's is consistently fantastic. I have never had a bad experience. I attended a friends birthday dinner and the staff made it a great experience. The wait staff were friendly and attentive. The owner came over with the guitarist playing that night to sing to her and bring two plates of zeppoles. He went out of his way to talk... More 

Thank Crystal F
Hackettstown, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed August 27, 2015

This restaurant is a place you and your family can go for a casual night out or a special celebration. The staff is very knowledgeable about the menu and are eager to answer any questions about ingredients and preparation. The owner always stops by the table to make sure everything is good and genuinely makes you feel as though your... More 

Thank Steve and Sue C
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this review

Steve & Sue,\ Grazie!!! for your review.I will certainly share your kind words with our team.Sheri,our general manager,and the heart of Mama\'s ! deserves the credit,she spends many ours with our team to educate them on our menus and service. We truly try to make everyone feel like family. I am so glad that i was able to spend a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?