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Ristorante Bottaio

946 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1993
+1 847-573-1800
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“osso bucco” (6 reviews)
“italian bread” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
946 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1993
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Don’t go here, especially for a party! The food is much better at Primo, the service is better at Maggiano’s and both places care about you and your business way more than Bottaio! My wife and I hosted our daughter’s First Communion party at Bottaio...More

Thank angelond02
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The place looks like a really good place to eat, but in reality it was a big let down for our group.

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

My Carpaccio Manzo, Caprese Salad, Scampi Prosecco are all worth going back for again. Our server knew what he was doing but once he realized that we were ordering nonalcoholic beverages, his attentiveness went from 10 to 3, very unprofessional. I do understand that regulars...More

1  Thank Martin R
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We love this place and use it often for special occasion. Little on pricy side but food is delicious, great wine selections and enjoyable environment. They welcome you as soon as you walk in and I love that bartender often br8ngs drinks, great family place.

Thank Semira S
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

First time at the restaurant and I was very happy with the food, I had and recommend the salmon. Wow. delicious, I will before my trip home,eat here again.

Thank T5852AG-Dennis
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went on a Friday night for dinner. I had the Penne Pecorino which was delicious. The only negative is that it was not at all spicy though the description indicated it would be. The flavors were so amazing that I only missed the spicy...More

Thank WendyElvis
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Very good service but at a price. Ordered lasagna and a salad. Salad was small but good. Lasagna however was a poor choice. Two lasagna noodles sandwiched basically a 1/2 inch thick piece of sausage tasting something (hard to describe). Not at all what I...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the eggplant Parmesan. Service was well presented. Parking required a little persistence. Not sure if it is always that way as there was a lot snow piled around the lot.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Bottaio is one of my favorites, never disappoints and this visit was no exception. Met a friend for a weeknight dinner. No problem making reservation through OpenTable, our table was waiting for us when we arrived. Valet parking is a plus since the parking in...More

Thank Teri K
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for real and authentic Italian food in Lake County, look no further! Bottaio is the best!

Thank bisacovi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 946 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1993
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-573-1800
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