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Buono Appetito Italian Restaurant

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3182 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6847
802-985-2232
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious!!!!

When we are on vacation, we like to try different local restaurants, and eat in a different place each night. This one was so good, that we made an exception and ate here three nights in a row (it might have been more if we discovered it sooner!). The food was DELICIOUS!!! Nice casual ambiance... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Lester242
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West Orange, New Jersey
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West Orange, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

When we are on vacation, we like to try different local restaurants, and eat in a different place each night. This one was so good, that we made an exception and ate here three nights in a row (it might have been more if we discovered it sooner!). The food was DELICIOUS!!! Nice casual ambiance, reasonable prices... & friendly, efficient... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

After a long day of driving we arrived here in need of a nice dinner. This place hit the spot. A large refreshing Arnold Palmer, a very fresh and tasty dinner roll, I ordered an 8" personal pizza with ham and pineapple. I was very surprised to get real ham (not deli ham) and fresh pineapple. The pizza was perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We went on a Monday night, so it was a slow night. We really enjoyed the experience. Our service was good and the food was great. We ordered one of the off the menu specials the caprice salad, a pizza, and chicken parm with freshly made noodles. Everything was delightful. I added steak to my salad and it was tender,... More 

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Guilford, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We were a large party and Buono Appetito was very accomadating !! Great hostess , drinks and appetizers were wonderful! My husband ordered for his entree a steak medium well . Was suppose to come with a veggie too. His steak was rare and pretty chewy and no veggie . The rest of us had no complaints!! I felt had... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Buono Appetito provides a wide range of Italian specialties along with local beers and a fine assortment of wines. I have eaten there several times over the years and I find consistently good food including homemade pasta dishes. Atmosphere is 'family,' not fancy.

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Colchester, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My partner and I are area locals that really enjoy dining out and sampling the plethora of varying foods and venues that the greater Burlington area has to offer. I've frequented Buono Appetito on a few occasions and each time was a wonderful experience. The food here is perfectly cooked and flavorful. Service personnel are very friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable... More 

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Lyndonville, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were in Burlington for a youth hockey game. Our family of 5 called for reservations, we were seated as soon as we walked in by a friendly hostess. Drinks and food came out quickly. Food was hot, fresh and prepared with care. Everything from scratch. Mushroom ravioli with a Gorgonzola cream sauce was soooo good. Breadsticks were a hit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love this restaurant which is in my neighborhood. It is a mile walk and never disappoints. I love Tuesdays $6.00 burger night and $5.00 Heady Topper Thursdays. I love the beet salad and lamb ragu. By the way, kudos to you for not giving alcohol to minors as was strongly objected to in a previous poor rating. Better to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

If you're hungry the portions are small and priced very high no salad included with dinner rolls are hard and tasteless the bar mixed drinks are way overpriced would not return

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Buono Appetito is a perfect little slice of Italy! Food was very authentic, but not fancy. I had the lasagna and meatball - it was fabulous. We had a large party and had to wait a bit, but that was understandable. The service was spot on and the prices are VERY reasonable. As I said, we liked it so much... More 

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Additional Information about Buono Appetito Italian Restaurant

Address: 3182 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6847
Phone Number: 802-985-2232
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Shelburne
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3182 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6847
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: 802-985-2232

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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