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126, Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6324 6225
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Ranked #173 of 7,410 Restaurants in Singapore
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary, Eclectic
Neighborhood:
Chinatown
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

A beautiful little family run operation in Tanjong Pagar, Buko Nero is set in a small shophouse, with probably about 25 seats. It is absolutely a family operation, with Tracy Pasinato running the front of house with charm, grace and wit; Husband Oscar working miracles in the kitchen - the man must be an octopus to do it unassisted -... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

It is a small and intimate Italian restaurant (seating capacity only about 20-23). Food was good. The service is amazing considering the whole place only had 3 staffs - one in the kitchen as the chef and two attending the customers.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This place is not like those previous Italian restaurant I have visited. Service is awesome too. I will definitely comeback and bring some more friends so they can experience the good food too

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Planned a surprise proposal for my girlfriend at Buko Nero on August 28th. Had about 20 guests and we booked out the restaurant. The event went smoother than I could ever dreamt and the owners were extremely helpful with all of my special requests that helped make the night even more memorable. Everyone raved about the food and service!! Undoubtedly... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan
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172 reviews 172 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I hear this place has a following, and it was full the Friday night we were there. While the food was good especially the scallop tagliatelle, and the service attentive; I found the orders took a while to be served. The place can get stuffy, and seating a little uncomfortable. Overall a good casual ambience, but don't expect a quick... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A gem of a restaurant and definitely not your average Italian. Inter alia we had between us mushroom soup with truffles (the best mushroom soup my wife and I have ever had) and the special soup of the day which was leek watercress and smoked mackerel. This was simply delicious. Most mains were chocolate infused tagliatelle with wagyu beef which... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I went to Singapore for my best friend's farewell. We chose Buko Nero for the what so called "farewell lunch". At the time we arrived at Buko Nero, we were welcomed by warm greetings from Tracy. Oscar was very busy back there. I wanted to prove the quality of Buko Nero by ordering simple dish: spaghetti aglio e olio. It... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were here as part of farewell lunch with a friend that based in Singapore. She is a loyal customer of this restaurant and recommended this place as venue for our lunch. I was very impressed with cozy environment of the restaurant, it feels like you are sitting in the kitchen of a friend since it has only around 7-8... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The space was charming and food was decent, but service was cold. We didn't get a great vibe starting from when we walked in and we were greeted by an unsmiling, unfriendly "do you have reservations?" Yes, yes, we did. We ordered, we ate, we paid. We went through the motions of eating at a restaurant, as did the servers... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Managed to plan for this trip and snagged a table for a Saturday night. Food was excellent accompanied by a very professional but yet warm service by the small family team. The food was not pretentious and just yummy;very reasonably priced (but I do live in Switzerland). I know the principle is good food without the frills (and we don't... More 

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Additional Information about Buko Nero

Address: 126, Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6324 6225
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary, Eclectic

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