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Ristorante Bottaio

946 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1993
+1 847-573-1800
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (19 reviews)
“osso buco” (3 reviews)
“prosciutto” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
946 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1993
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Business dinner with 4 colleagues -- very nice Italian food, with some interesting specials and good standard favourites. Lively restaurant, even though we were there on a Sunday evening, but the atmosphere was great and the staff friendly and efficient.

Thank ProfPatPending
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming here and the service is always excellent. Food is always delicious!!! Our "go to" choice...

Thank Lauri B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a long time customer, I feel that Bottaio has slowly lowered its quality. * lacks seasonal appetizers * minestrone was bland and flavorless and lukewarm * coffee was not hot and more like dishwater than coffee * It's September and they didn't use fresh...More

Thank NatureEnthusiast7
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Love Bottaio!! Always amazing service, drinks and food! We have enjoyed many special occasions here with family and love to pop in for a delicious bite when we don't want to cook! Highly recommend!!

Thank Tarah H
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Food was really good. I had a seafood pasta dish tha was cooked correctly after a calimarii appetizer

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I was set to meet a colleague but they cancelled so I decided to eat alone. From minute I walked in door I felt very welcome. I sat in bar and was never ignored- even though sitting in back corner. I had pasta prosciutto- fantastic!...More

Thank twinstwice
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Have been to Bottaio many times, always having a delicious meal and looking forward to our next visit. But not this time. A couple other reviewers commented that the Italian bread tasted like it was a day old with dried out pieces, and I totally...More

3  Thank gma523
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

An incredible place for lunch or dinner in the heart of Libertyville! The food is out of this world and you feel like you are in Italy when you are there! Highly recommended!

Thank bisacovi
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The ambience is welcoming and the noise level low. Service was exceptional this evening but can drift to below average. Alerting customers to waits would be a positive. Our meals were wonderful as always, with a unique Lasagna presentation that was quite memorable. The pastas...More

2  Thank Martin R
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We went early on a weekend and were seated quickly-- by the time we left it was packed. Waiter was fast and attentive. Food came quickly and all of our meals were delicious. I would have given it a 5, except when you first walked...More

Thank Movingalong1234
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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