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Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar

50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
732-530-5858
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Ranked #25 of 124 Restaurants in Red Bank
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Manalapan, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Saturday evening 12 of us went to Buona Sera for the first time. If I had written this review then it would have been much more complimentary. It wasn't until I actually spoke to everyone a few days later that I got a clearer picture. Since we were at a long table, it was difficult to get feedback from anyone... More 

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Monmouth County
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and friends celebrated the New Years at Buona Sera Party. The restaurant as expected was full. We had the VIP package upstairs. The function started at 9PM , from the antipasto to filet mignon and lobster tails the food was fantastic. If you wanted more or something else you would tell the Host Chris( the owner) or your... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had the rehearsal dinner for my best friends wedding here and we had the upstairs to ourselves. We had so much food that I can't remember specifically what I loved but it was all delicious. I left very full and very satisfied. I'm very picky when it comes to italian food and Bueno Sera passed the test! Parking was... More 

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South River, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

As always, my family and I had a wonderful meal tonight. Although it was a Saturday night and raining, it was pleasure to dine there. Our waiter was superb and the food was fresh and hot. The background music provided a delightful atmosphere during our conversation. This evening is reminds me of dining in New York City either mid-town of... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

When I called to make the reservation the host was very professional and polite. I was very impressed by the representation so far. Our server Tony was excellent, he was prompt, made suggestions and didn't rush us to order at all. My wife enjoyed her food, but I felt mine was average at best. The calamari appetizer had no seasoning... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

A friend and I stopped in before a concert at the Basie. We settled on appetizers and wine. The wine list was broad. The food was excellent. The restaurant was loud but it may have been due to the show.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My second visit to this restaurant and once again it did not disappoint OK so with the Christmas season in full swing the place was very busy and a few of the revellers were a little worse for wear That did not distract from excellent service and excellent food my rib eye was cooked to perfection Always book in advance... More 

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USA
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94 reviews 94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Always a favorite especially when catching a show next door at the Count Basie Theater Their dining area is spirit Main room is next to the bar with an open air kitchen that can be seen from the dining area Upstairs is also available for a more private approach Parking is available via valet or self Calamari and Broccoli rabe... More 

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Middletown, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Good food had to sit at bar. Ravioli and eggplant good. Had a nice server. Only downside, bartender used the F word many times in front of my mother .. He was loud and obnoxious talking to a former employee sitting next to me. I kept looking at him, he kept cursing. Unprofessional.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Went on a Thursday night. Good music & the drinks were flowing. Nice atmosphere. Good crowd. Easy access for smoking. Overall, nice place!

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Additional Information about Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar

Address: 50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
Phone Number: 732-530-5858
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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