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Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar

50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
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Ranked #35 of 118 Restaurants in Red Bank
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
Red Bank, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I was there a few times on the weekends for drinks with friends.. The DJ was good. played old school dance and new stuff.. Bar was a little pricy.. older crowd. but had fun

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New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My in-laws picked Buono Sera as our rehearsal dinner location. We had 37 people and fit comfortably in their lower floor wine cellar. It is absolutely gorgeous and I highly recommend having your special events in the wine cellar. So elegant, yet cozy. The food is spectacular. Good, hearty italian cuisine that I absolutely love. We had impeccable service and... More

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Pinehurst, Texas
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Excellent atmosphere.....we were in the lower level for our large group. Waitstaff was outstanding and plenty of help to accommodate all our folks. Service was over-the-top! Food was perfect and plenty of it. I'd highly recommend this location. Seafood was perfectly cooked and BS offered plenty of variety.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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122 reviews 122 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It's a great spot esp. for after shows at Ct. Basie theatre. There are several rooms and 2 dining levels. We sat at the top overlooking the main floor on our dinner visit so that was nice unless heights scare you. The inside s very nice great if you have a large party or just to celebrate a special occasion.... More

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Brooklyn, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Our office had a holiday lunch here and it was very disappointing. The holiday decor was tacky with a giant hanging plastic santa hanging above our heads. The tables were so close together it was uncomfortable. The sun shining through the windows was so annoying, we had to change tables. There was yelling and cursing in the back kitchen. The... More

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New Jersey
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We've been here several times and the food is wonderful. Saturday night dinner here can be very noisy though. We were a group of ten and the service was good, as was the food. The main dishes are very large and most of our group took home lots of food! Some of the dishes are a little pricey, but the... More

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Ottawa, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A group of 40 had dinner in the Dungeon downstairs at Buono Sera. The dungeon itself was the perfect size for our party and it provided a great ambiance. The service was great. We had two servers who were prompt and friendly and they never let a wine glass empty. The only thing about the meal that was mediocre was... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We have dined at Buona Sera several times over the last 10 plus years while visiting friends in the Red Bank area. Our meals have generally been good along with the service. The menu is varied but a little pricey. Nice old world atmosphere.

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Clark, New Jersey
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Went last night prior to a show at the Count Basie theater. Sat at the bar and was ignored by the bar staff for the first five minutes as they joked among themselves...was asked what I would like to drink and then it was never brought by the first server. Thankfully, someone else took notice of my plight and brought... More

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Parsippany, NJ
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have had several excellent meals here. Italian food is very good even for New Jersey which has a number of excellent restaurants.

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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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