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Mama's Cafe Baci

260 Mountain Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2411
+1 908-852-2820
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (31 reviews)
“cannoli” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
260 Mountain Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2411
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining gluten free has always been a challenge until we found Mama's Cafe Baci. The GF menu was voluminous with special pastas and appetizer offerings. The real treat - GF bread and dipping oil. The selection of GF drinks was amazing! Overall, it was literally...More

Thank Sandy H
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Sandy, you have put a smile on our face :) :) We thank you for your kind review . We take Gluten Free very seriously here at Mama's & we are glad you were able to have a great experience. I will share your review...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We love everything about Mama's! We have ordered take out, dined in, held family events on site, and had them cater off site events too. All their staff is great as well. We have even gotten their jarred sauces to bring home too. There is...More

Thank Daria H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have one who is gluten and dairy free and they brought out a gold name Plate to state NO Gluten. My little one thought this was so cool. He was treated like King. To be honest we were all treated like VIPs. The owner...More

Thank Donna W
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Donna, Grazie! for your wonderful review, its so very rewarding to hear from our guests . We love that your family was able to enjoy all that Mama's has to offer. We have a great Gluten Free menu with so many options so we hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to write a review of Mama's because they are so incredible. Our family has been there several times, and each visit was perfect. Yesterday we took our granddaughters, one of whom suffers from celiac disease. She is 24 and said it is the only...More

Thank Diana T
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Diana, What can we say but a humble thank you for your patronage and trust in Mama's. One of our goals when we implemented our Gluten Free menu was that it would be the same quality & selections as our traditional menu. When we hear...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is outstanding. I have to eat gluten free and they have a dedicated and extensive gluten free menu. Everything from gluten free onion rings to gluten free zeppole. I have tried several entrees and all are delicious. They take gluten free and other...More

Thank Howard L
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Howard, First,thank you so very much for driving a distance to visit us at Mama's, it truly means a lot to us. We are so very proud of our Gluten Free menu and it makes us so happy to know when our guests enjoy all...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best place for gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian. You have your own gluten free menu!! How wonderful is that, to actually have choices in a restaurant. Plus, the food is fresh, tasty and plenty of kid friendly options. Staff are pleasant and efficient.More

Thank rhos2018
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Rhos, Thank you for your review. Its so great to know that our guests can enjoy our specialized menus that we offer.We work so hard on providing quality selections & its rewarding to know our guests appreciate it. We thank you for your patronage, hope...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

I had an exceptional meal -- really tasty GF Aglio Olio, super hot and really nicely al dente. They make special attention to menus for Gluten-free, vegan, and dairy free -- and have a passion to eliminate cross contamination -- I have never seen as...More

Thank Ian D
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Ian, Grazie! so very much for recognizing our teams passion for quality food & service! Our goal is to serve great tasting entrees no matter what menu our guests selects, from Gluten Free to Vegan - we love what we do! We sincerely appreciate your...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent variety on the menu, something for everyone, even specific dietary needs. Very fast and friendly professional service. Authentic Italian food, with great specials. If you go there, you will return.

Thank Laura B
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Laura, Thank you for your visit & your review . We love to hear from our guests & it humbles us to know you enjoyed your visit to Mama's! We wish you a great day, come back soon! Regards, Tom

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The food and ambience are terrific. It is a perfect place to dine with your spouse! There is a band on the weekend, and this makes the experience that much more enjoyable.

Thank Edward B
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Edward, Thank you so much for your review. Glad you enjoyed our live music & atmosphere . We hope to see you soon. Regards, Tom

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Went there with six adults, four vegan, one in the vegan group gluten free and two who will eat anything. They have an extensive menu for everyone and will work with your dietary needs. Food was very good and everyone was happy with their meals....More

Thank RealtorBarb
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Barb, Thank you for your review. We are happy that your group enjoyed our extensive Vegan menu & other special diet menus. Hope to see you when you come back to celebrate your 55th annivesary! All the best, Tom

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Hattie S
19 January 2018|
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Response from SteveChrissy2015 | Reviewed this property |
No longer BYOB, they have a great selection of wines though. Place is very popular so I would call to be sure!
Hattie S
19 January 2018|
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Response from rodm507 | Reviewed this property |
No BYOB. They have a bar now. I don’t think you need a reservation. I have never had one unless it was a very large party.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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Mama's Cafe Baci is temporarily closed so that the Mama's family can enjoying some vacation time. We look forward to re-opening on Thursday 08/16/2018 and celebrating our 48th Anniversary by offering pizza slices for only 48 cents. Come celebrate with us on 08/16/2018 and enjoy a pizza slice for only 48 cents. Restrictions apply. See our website for details. Specializing in gourmet pizza, pasta, chicken, and seafood selections, also offering full Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan menus, gourmet desserts & coffees. Enjoy wine, beer and cocktails, we're open late with live entertainment and outdoor garden dining. We are known for our exceptional catering too. Come celebrate your life's events here at Mama's or at Bello Giorno Estate, or at your home, office or location of your choice. Be a guest at your own party.
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