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501 W. Main St., Brighton, MI 48116
810.229.7770
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Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Decent Italian Restaurant. Nice and casual.

Pretty good. Very quaint place, but sound does travel, especially with children. The butternut squash was delicious, not too sweet. It was just a nice, overall experience. I would return again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Ashley M
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Howell, Michigan, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
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Howell, Michigan, United States
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Pretty good. Very quaint place, but sound does travel, especially with children. The butternut squash was delicious, not too sweet. It was just a nice, overall experience. I would return again.

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Sal V, Manager at Buon Gusto, responded to this review

Thank you for coming in! We are so very glad you enjoyed the ravioli. It is definitely a favorite! More 

Brighton, Michigan
Top Contributor
233 reviews 233 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Our family ate dinner at this restaurant on April 3, 2015. We had a reservation at 6pm and did not have to wait for a table - we were seated immediately upon arrival. For beverages, two members of our family had wine - one had a Moscato and one had a Chianti. The third family member had an Italian beer... More 

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Really tasty food with reasonable prices and great gluten free options. Parking is a bit of an issue, but otherwise, we loved it.

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Brighton, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Always love, love the food. Soups, pastas and subs. The owners are very nice and always make sure we're happy with our meals. And LOVE the chocolate mousse especially with whip cream.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Homemade Italian food that is served in a cafe style atmosphere. Even the gluten free menu is fantastic.

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Delicious Italian cuisine and very welcoming. Had great Veal Saltimbocca, Eggplant Parm, Chicken Tosca. Delicious pasta on the side, too. Cannoli was freshly filled and wonderful.

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Brighton, MI
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The great food and service in this small family run Italian restaurant remind me of wandering the streets of Firenze and finding the restaurants that real working Italians enjoyed. What a way to savor the good life.

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Brighton, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant in Brighton. We live in the area and have tried them all. If you love pasta, try a truncetta: the mushroom one will satisfy the most ardent mushroom lover! The owners make your experience personal with their friendly visits to the tables.

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Brighton, Michigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

We have two members in our family who must eat gluten free and we LOVE the GF menu! My husband who doesn't have to eat gluten free sometimes does because it's THAT good...very authentic Italian cuisine! The desserts are amazing as well. Our favorite is the tiramisu! We always feel special when we dine there...thanks to the hospitable Sal and... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Small, comfortable and pleasant family-run bistro. Great food, great service, pleasant and comfortable ambience, attentive owners as well as staff, reasonable prices. What more do you want? The Chicken Tosca I had was outstanding, and the entire meal was delicious. Come and let Sylvia and Sal Viviano take care of you. You won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 501 W. Main St., Brighton, MI 48116
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 810.229.7770

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?