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Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar

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50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
732-530-5858
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely dinner

Three of us ate here last week. We had a great experience. Our server was perfect and the food was delicious. The fact that it was Tuesday and wine is 1/2 off just made it that much better. It's a bit of a drive for us but I will definitely go back.k

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Kathywinters
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leesburg
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Lafayette, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We have eaten here before. It was quite good. Then, we ordered a fish dish that was horrible. There were fish shells in the dish. I ate a small portion of the dish. I wAs offered a desert. It was not comparable to the entree. We will never go back.

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leesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Three of us ate here last week. We had a great experience. Our server was perfect and the food was delicious. The fact that it was Tuesday and wine is 1/2 off just made it that much better. It's a bit of a drive for us but I will definitely go back.k

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Neptune, New Jersey
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a very pretty well run restaurant with good wait service and very good food. The restaurant is very attractive and comfortable as well and the patrons have enough room even when it is crowded.

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Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great Italian food at reasonable prices and really nice atmosphere. I also have a friend who always gets her parents gift cards there for special occasions.

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

You can never go wrong with anything on the menu at Buona Sera. I have been going here for about the last 11 years with Friends for Christmas Parties. The place has the best food anywhere and is decorated beautifly. I would highly recommend Buona Sera for any occasion. DELISH!

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CT, USA
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had two dinners here in 4 nights while traveling around the Shore. We should have chosen Buona Sera for all 4 nights. The decor is like being in a Large Traditional Hotel In Palermo, Sicily. The wine list is great although pricey and they have two full service bars. On a Tuesday Night the wine was 1/2 price by... More 

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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Gets busy here especially before show time at the theater around the corner. We all enjoyed our food and service was fine. Prices are fair and the atmosphere nice. Would come back.

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Parlin, New Jersey
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My fiancee and I like to go here when we feel like having a night out but don't have anything specific planned. It always feels special, yet it's reasonably priced and not difficult to get a reservation for. Their tortellini Carbornara is delicious, their seafood is fresh, and I enjoy their ricotta cheesecake. It's a great place to go if... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Delicious food, great service. Wonderful restaurant. I would highly recommend this restaurant in Red Bank.

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Peekskill, New York
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great food and service big place banquet size 2 bars lots of action close to Count Basie Theater The portions are very large really family style you can definitely share appetizers and entrees This place is huge and very noisy not for a quiet romantic dinner but to see and be seen very Jersey Housewives loved it!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: 732-530-5858

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?