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Ristorante Bottaio

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946 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-1993
+1 847-573-1800
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Libertyville, Illinois
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have eaten here many times with my family. We like the food and the atmosphere. This place is well run and the service has always been good. They have a nice bar and always make good drinks.

Thank Dean V
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is fresh and great quality. Excellent variety in the menu. Service is was prompt and attentive. Have had many superb dinners and lunches at Bottaio

Thank Stan K
East Anglia
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165 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We made two visits to Ristorante Bottaio whilst in Libertyville. We have sampled a range of American fare on our several visits to the US but it is still a welcome treat to go European, and Bottaio is a very pleasing Italian experience... apart from the valet parking. This is important with such a small parking area but I fail... More 

Thank DerbyshireElaine
Midlothian, Virginia
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87 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went on Sunday evening shortly after the restaurant opened, a party of six. Each of us ordered a different pasta or chicken dish; we all qualified for the clean plate club or opted to take leftovers home. Those who ordered desserts devoured those as well. My Quattro Formaggi was very tasty and my husband liked the chicken parmesan. Service... More 

Thank Booklover48
Pensacola, Florida
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Met family for dinner. Food was great, not rushed. Everyone enjoyed a typical Italian meal! The calimari was a bit over cooked but the lamb was perfect.

Thank Cmdrzzz
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Good selection of Italian cuisine although pasta prices are a little high for the portions served -- even for Libertyville. Most sauces a little to heavy on the salt and not enough spices.

Thank E R
Lake Bluff, United States
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My office has a luncheon here once a year and it's where my husband proposed to me on Christmas Eve 2013 so it's definitely high on my favorite list. Consistently good food and great service.

Thank Denise Z
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

During our last visit I ordered the Calamari. It arrived burned. Our meals where rather lackluster,. It just seems that they could do better. We will not return.

Thank Mrtod2002
Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here with friends when we spent the night in Libertyville last weekend. When we arrived at the door, it was pouring rain. A gentleman immediately greeted us with an umbrella. We were ushered into a small entryway which gave way to lovely room, very homey and warm. We were greeted by the hostess and escorted to our... More 

Thank mem04
Grayslake, Illinois
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125 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This was a business meeting. We normally take our group to Pyrenees which is always excellent. However they do not open on Monday so we thought we would tray Bottaio. We were upstairs in their extra room where it seems that the server completely forgot about us. Had to go and find him twice. Food is OK but not great.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?