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Buono Bistro

220 Sutton Street, North Andover, MA 01845
978-258-0658
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Ranked #30 of 68 Restaurants in North Andover
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Fine italian dining, full bar, romantic atmosphere, live music on weekends, take out available for lunch and dinner, extensive wine and martini selection, reservations accepted.
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English first
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

water is not offered, ambiance is ok, staff is so-so in attentiveness. they seemed to argue amongst themselves and we could hear the bickering. if i wanted to hear arguing, i could have stayed home and listened to my children! ordered a salad which was drenched in dressing. yuck! rest of food was warm to touch but not hot. we... More

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We chose this restaurant based on tripadvisor reviews, and were horribly disappointed with the food and service. The only thing this restaurant had going for it was the ambiance. We arrived approximately 10 minutes before our reservation. We were seated by the hostess promptly, and the waitress came over to take a drink order. We initially ordered waters, and waited... More

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Boxford, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Menu is extensive, including drinks, reasonably priced. Portobello mushroom appetizer could be a meal, excellent. Calamari was perfect, melting in your mouth not gummy. Seafood casserole had generous amounts of haddock, shrimp & scallops. This will not be on next season's menu we were told but should. Atmosphere was nice & wait staff very pleasant. Will definitely return & will... More

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Cambridge, MA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have dined at the Buono Bistro several times now and I would keep coming back. The servers are excellent, your meal begins with a basket of hot homemade rosemary bread sticks, delicious. the chicken Margarita had a wonderful dried apricot grand mariner sauce, which was sweet but not too sweet. My husband had the combo, "Land and sea" he... More

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Rowley, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Wonderful server Armando. Food very good and service great. Highly recommend! Restaurant owners should always know that your wait staff represents you and is 50% of the dining experience! 2 couples and had a great evening.

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

First time there. We were pleasantly surprised. Service was great. The food was excellent. Would certainly go back again!

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Pelham, New Hampshire
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We called to make a reservation on Sunday 6/15 for two at 6:30pm. The hostess was more than willing to put us in, UNTIL we mentioned we had a Groupon, then she said “oh, I have to check with my manager”. After placing us on hold, she came back and said “sorry, we can’t fit you in because it is... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Chicken masala superb.... Veal bistro excellent..... Service outstanding ........!!!!!!!!!!!:) we come often and always have the best time,meal, and service

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Andover, Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The restaurant is in a commercial zone, in a nondescript building, but the inside is warm and welcoming. The wait staff are excellent. They start you off with nice warm bread, crispy on the outside and nice moist innards. As noted by another reviewer, the wine pour is generous which was much appreciated. The Caesar salad was average. I had... More

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The food was very good. Not a lot of food but good food. The service was excellent - water was always filled and bread basket was also filled. The price was a little high given the size of the portions. The restaurant has a lively noise level.

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