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Bottagra

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Mon, 6/24
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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CRUDI / RAW BAR​
2.5
east coast oysterst
3.5
west coast oysters
15
jumbo shrimp cocktail
16
colossal crab meat cocktail
19
raw bar sampler
three clams, three oysters, two shrimp, crabmeat cocktail
7
half dozen little neck clams
ANTIPASTI​
14
bottagra antipasto
italian salumi, cheeses, olives, roasted peppers, tuscan beans, artichoke
13
fried calamari
roasted​ garlic, tomato basil sauce
15
jumbo lump crab cake
herb dijon remoulade
10
spinach malfatti
housemade ricotta dumplings, sun-dried tomato pink sauce
11
mussels fradiavolo
prince edward island mussels, garlic, capers, spicy filetto di pomodoro
15
beef carpaccio
thin slices of filet mignon, arugula, parmigiano reggiano, extra virgin oil
10
roasted italian clams
roasted garlic, sweet corn, cherry tomato, fresh thyme, basil
13
shrimp chevre
sauté jumbo shrimp, warm goat cheese, mushrooms, capers, grilled tomato
14
grilled pulpo
arugula, cherry tomatoes, crisp garlic, lemon
8
arancini
sicilian style rice balls, bolognese, peas, mozzarella
ZUPPE​
8
pasta é fagioli
8
escarole & beans
8
tortellini in brodo
8
stracciatella alla romana
INSALATE​
7
bottagra house
mixed greens, cherry tomato, chickpea, artichoke, provolone, house vinaigrette
8
tricolore
arugula, endive, radicchio, lemon extra virgin olive oil vinaigrette
10
warm goat cheese
baby​ field greens, asparagus, beets, moscato vinaigrette
9
caesar
hearts of romaine, croutons, parmesan cheese, bottagra laced caesar dressing
10
arugula & walnut
fennel, toasted walnut, shaves of parmigiano reggiano, walnut dressing
11
baby spinach
radicchio, pear, candied pecans, gorgonzola cheese, honey herb vinaigrette
14
italian seafood
jumbo​ shrimp, calamari, scungilli, lemon, garlic, extra virgin olive oil
10
caprese
fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, extra virgin olive oil
About
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!
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. The food, the service, the staff are always super. The specials that Rob and Carlo offer and prepare are superb. Thanks

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Linda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went many times for dinner and just bar menu .Food good but for dinner was so loud .my favorite appetizer is octopus.good service dressed up people .great place to go n this town highly recommended!!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Lailaliv1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starts with valet parking. Nice staff. Menu is quite broad with a lot of difficult choices to make from appetizers to desserts. Everything is totally fresh, specially the fish. Sauces could use a touch more garlic but were fine. Pasta done perfectly. Bread is super...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Kahnman1938
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been coming here every Tues nite for 8 yrs. Never ever disappointed. Food exceptional & staff equally spectacular. Jamie, Louis, Joe, Ed, Angel & others. The best

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Bob I
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Very good Italian food. This restaurant has been here a long time, but changed names (and I assume owners) several years ago. Good food. Service can be spotty during busy times.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank kib57
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great for lunch and dinner. Very accommodating for large parties. Had my daughter's baby shower her. Food and service was excellent.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank sfeura
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

5 of my friends had lunch here today. The food was very good. A little surprised at the cost of the lunch specials. Considering that the average lunch entree was $15 we paid close to $40 for our special entrees. Even though they were very...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank Robert D
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Bottagra was quite impressive ...other than the noise level We had to yell to hear each other speak The food was amazing !! A truly 5 Star dinner

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank nadyaf419
Reviewed January 3, 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

Date of visit: December 2017
4  Thank 289oscars
Reviewed October 2, 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.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 749garrets
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hanknj
November 14, 2017|
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Response from LWL3333 | Reviewed this property |
Full bar. Enjoy!
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butterfingers
August 18, 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 !!!
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Ackerman
January 8, 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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