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All 122 Red Bank Restaurants

Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar

50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
732-530-5858
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Ranked #27 of 122 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
Brighton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

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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78 reviews 78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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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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Shrewsbury, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The atmosphere and staff are terrific at Buona Sera. WE also had a wonderful meal with a good variety. Really enjoyed it and plan to return.

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Fort Lee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went there on a Saturday night. The place was jammed, but the service was excellent and we were not rushed. While the it was noisy, it had a great vibe. I had the fish special and my wife had the tuna, which they served just the way she ordered it.

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Brick, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Tried Bouna Sera for my birthday dinner and can't wait to go back. Will make a reservation next time however. We were walk-in's and were told that the wait would be an hour. We went to the bar and had a cocktail and appetizer. After an hour, I went back to the hostess and saw my name there, with people... More 

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I've been living near Red Bank for 20 years, and this restaurant has been here as long as I can remember - it used to be a nice place with good food, but it's gone downhill in the last few years. Before you discount this review as an angry customer, look at all my other reviews - I don't like... More 

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Ocean County, NJ
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Recently chose to try Buona Sera for the first time in Red Bank, NJ. There won't be a second time. Although dinner reservations were made for a 7:30 seating, we arrived early and were told by the host and hostess that we would be seated shortly so have a drink at the bar. At 7:45 p.m. and after attempting to... More 

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USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice bar area, big. Food was hot and delicious. all the italian food is good. Like the meat and cheese plate, very filling.

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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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