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Buono Appetito Italian Restaurant

3182 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6847
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Ranked #10 of 28 Restaurants in Shelburne
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 14, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Upon first sight, this establishment looked like a quaint and lovely place to go for a glass of wine and a pizza with my sister after a long day at work. On the contrary, I have never had a more humiliating or embarrassing dining experience, ever. My sister and I are both over the age of 21 and have never... More

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Marietta, GA
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189 reviews 189 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Here's a neighborhood Italian joint with some of the friendliest service ever. Paige was our perfect server. She walked us thru the menu and she knew all of the beers on the beer list. The beer pours are generous and the list is local, so you can enjoy some Vermont brews with your dinner. Of course there is wine and... More

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Just had dinner at this restaurant while in town for only one night. I did read all the reviews and was convinced that it was going to be wonderful. Well.... it wasn't. Just ok food with the exception of the brussels sprouts that were very nicely done. The owners need to listen to those who wrote reviews about the bread... More

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Green Valley
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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This restaurant in very near our home so we go there from time to time. The food is usually quite good and the service OK. t is not a very exciting environment, but has nothing particularly wrong with it. There is an outside eating area but it is very close to heavily traveled Route 7. the bar is large and... More

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Falmouth, MA
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391 reviews 391 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Buono Appetito was recommended by a staff person at a local B&B. When we drove up, I had my doubts but the experience was great. The place is warm and homey, the service excellent, and the food very good. We shared a plate of roasted Brussels sprouts; my wife had a burger cooked perfectly, and I had shrimp scampi over... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Frequently get take-out pizza - best crust in Vermont ! Toppings to die for - can create your own . Staff is exceptional ! One time pizza was not quite ready when I arrived and I was treated to a cannoli !!!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We were en route to another restaurant when we just happened to see this one on the way and decided to stop. The atmosphere in the restaurant is awesome, and the dinner rolls are probably some of the best I have ever had. We ordered the Quattro Formaggio pizza and added chicken, and it was really good. The pizza was... More

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Burlington VT. USA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Four and a baby, we all had excellent meals. My fettuccine and white clam sauce was tremendous. Good coffee, great espresso and fried dough for desert. All our meals were well prepared and the cocktails were more than sufficient.

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Charlotte, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This is a family owned restaurant... owned by the Cartulero family... it's multi-generational family friendliness! And the best, most creative Italian fare you could ask for! Great pizza... amazing freshly made pastas and other traditional dishes. Wonderful bar! all around... this is a favorite local treat.

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Shelburne, Vermont
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Buonos has grown into a dynamic restaurant that is always appetizing with a comforting atmosphere. They have one of the most simple yet delicious pomodoro sauce with linguine. Also this is one of few restaurants that I am 100% comfortable with ordering something blindly from the chef because it is always prepared with detail and is consistently yummy. The menu... More

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