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Mama's Cafe Baci

260 Mountain Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2411
+1 908-852-2820
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cannoli” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
260 Mountain Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2411
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tommy, We have enjoyed your pizza & food from back when you had a place in the long gone Hackettstown Mall to Cafe Baci! I can't count the number of times we've enjoyed the smiling faces and great food. From your expansion @ the present...More

Thank RWMLongValley_NJ
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

RWM, Thank you for your kind heart felt review. Its been quite a journey & we as a family restaurant could not of made it without guests & friends such a you. We sincerely appreciate your patronage over the years. Looking forward to meeting your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mama's Cafe Baci is a part of the landscape of Hackettstown. The restaurant has it all - wonderful servers, very extensive menu, including gluten free, vegan, whole wheat, and basic Italian fare. Cafe Baci offers entertainment, and you'll discover it is a restaurant you can...More

Thank voiceovergirl
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ciao! Thank you for your review. Can you believe Mama's has been serving the community for 47 years! . We are thankfull to have such great guests that enter our doors every day. We will continue to do our best to provide quality food &...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could write for days about what a great experience I had at Mama's. From the moment we stepped inside, the excellent care that was taken, the delicious food that was served was just overwhelming! The gf calamari was the best calamari (gf or no)...More

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

LaMackers, Thank you so very much for your kind review. The fried Calamari are a favorite! It always makes us happy to hear from our guests. Its our pleasure to serve you…as i often say…we are nothing without you-our guests! We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding traditional Italian home cooking. Tommy and his staff are amazing. A gem in Hackettstown New Jersey. You feel like you're in Italy and someone's kitchen!More

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

Lori,Thank you for your kind words about Mama's Cafe Baci. It is always a great pleasure to hear about new customers like yourself discovering us. We are committed to providing unique quality and flavors that you will enjoy and hopefully keep you coming back. We...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This place has it all - gluten free, vegan, vegetarian and, of course, great Italian food. They never rush you.

Thank nettiereno
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Nettiereno, Thank you so very much for your review. We love to hear from our guests. We are so glad you enjoyed our many specific menus we offer. Hope to see you soon. Regards, Tom

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and welcoming Italian atmosphere. They are a step ahead of consumer trends and always reinventing their menu to try new flavor combos and accommodate special dietary needs in a very tasty way! This is our 'go-to' restaurant... our son requests Mama's when he...More

Thank Sharon M
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Sharon, Thank you for your review. Were glad that we can be your to go restaurant when your son comes home from college. We appreciate your patronage & makes us feel good when upcoming generations continue to choose Mama's as their favorite restaurant. As far...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Something happened at Mamas but after many years of hardly stoping by at Mamas, 10 months ago I ate there again and it was magic. Who is the new chef I asked. This is real fancy Italian food now in town. Amazing. Stop by to...More

Thank Jose D
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Jose, Grazie! for your review. So happy that you made it back in to Mama's & you have noticed the great changes that we have made over the years. We feel that Mama's has grown & matured in menu selections,presentation ,Ambiance & of course the...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We stopped there and had dinner Sunday. We were on a drive and visited Hackettstown for the first time in 50 years. The staff was friendly and pleasant. Got off to a slow start but our waitress did very well through the dinner. Had soup...More

Thank halewald
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Halewald, Thank you for your review. Wow! 50 years since visiting Hackettstown! So glad you stopped by Mama's on your visit. The Pear & Gorgonzola pasta purses are very unique & a great choice. I will share your review with our team & family. We...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

It is nice to go to a restaurant and know that I can pick anything from the menu without reading every ingredient or asking all kinds of picky-sounding questions.Mama's has a complete menu dedicated to gluten-free selections. That said, I have dined here many times...More

Thank Heatherr35
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Heather, Thank you for your review. It s nice to hear that you feel comfortable at Mama's to order from our Gluten free menu & many other entrees that we offer. Yes, the Gluten free crust has been modified over past years and we now...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Met friends here for dinner. This is our favorite place as the food is always delicious and the staff so friendly. There is a huge variety of food from appetizers, salads, entrees, pizzas, sandwiches and dessert. They now have a bar too. There are many...More

Thank Judith O
Thomas M, Owner at Mama's Cafe Baci, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Judith, Thank you for your review. Yes! our Pear & Gaogonzola pasta purses are a hit! Its a must try at Mama's. We are so happy that you & friends enjoy all that the Mama's menu has to offer. We have a great staff &...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
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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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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