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Bottagra South

59 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1715
+1 973-378-9222
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good58%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
28 Dec 2016
“Nice Package”
26 Dec 2015
“THE BEST ITALIAN FOOD IN NEW JERSEY”
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
59 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1715
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

A great stop before your trip into the city, this fine and fun establishment. I'm a huge pizza buff but the night we visited wasn't a pizza night and was all was great. This was a really nice find thanks to a friend who lives...More

Thank PaulieWalnuts12
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I know this restaurant as Boccone South, which is how it is listed and advertised. Names aside, this restaurant is more than just great food, it is the whole experience of dining with an Italian family, for that is what the owner, Silvio and his...More

1  Thank pavlovich123
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We have been to this restaurant over the years in its multiple iterations. Quality has varied from owner to owner. The current lunch special however is worth a regular visit. The food is good, the service has been lovely, and the price can't be beaten....More

1  Thank JohnnyeatsNJ
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Generally I enjoy the food. Some of my friends have complained that their food has been salty, but I have not had that issue with the chicken dishes. I particulary like the house salad and will not hesitate to return.

1  Thank Primo250
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

The owner, Silvio, and the entire staff made us feel like we were at home. The food was expertly prepared and the menu offered a wide variety of Italian specialties. The specials of the day added even more options. We are looking forward to returning...More

2  Thank Gaggy1
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

We have gone here for years and I have to say, after every visit we ask why we go there. Straight up mob. Clearly a place that caters to some and ignores the rest. No more. It's not worth it. Stuck up

3  Thank HappyMom77
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

Happened upon Boccone South (note that the name changed from that listed in TA) on our first visit to SOPAC to see a show. What a happy accident as we've dined here twice in the last 6 weeks before concerts. Easy short walk to the...More

1  Thank Hammbrook
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Good food, fairly priced. Very friendly a pleasure to eat here because they seem to enjoy having customers who are treated as customers rather than as if they are doing you a favor by selling you something (all too common in service businesses these days)

1  Thank edward f
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This is an up-scale Italian restaurant with a traditional menu and great food and excellent service. The entrees were classic Italian dishes (I had Cappellini di Mare for $24,00), done very well. The seafood in my meal seemed fresh and abundant. I also had a...More

2  Thank KMF5
Reviewed 2 December 2014

We occasionally stop in here for a nice meal. We have never been disappointed. The service is great, the food is wonderful, thoughtfully prepared, tasty, and presented well. When we go here we usually do the whole thing: apps, dinner & deserts. Since we must...More

4  Thank myscreenname
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1715
    (Scottland Road)
  • Public Transportation: South Orange NJ Train Station one block away
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-378-9222
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