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Buon Amici - CLOSED

5201 Center St, New Town Square, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2680
757-220-8188
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Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: New Town Avenue
Transit: Williamsburg Transit Bus & Trolley stop across street

87 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Providence Forge, Virginia, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Bland bland bland, and over priced with mediocre service. What happened there? My kids noodles were over cooked, tasteless and in oil soup. Yuck. Mine were over cooked and in tasteless marinara. I won't go back and wish I had read some recent reviews.

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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Late dinner (8:00 is late with two kids), marred by terrible service and overpriced food. The place was nearly empty, so the time it took to get our food was ridiculous. Kids had plain pasta and chicken fingers. Neither was impressive based on other reviews and accolades. My wife's Caesar salad was warm -- not the chicken, but the lettuce!... More 

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Overpriced ambitious menu that resulted in very salty tasteless food. The wine list is decent but few by the glass. Service was friendly but unusually slow given the majority of tables were empty. I just think for the cost we should have been overwhelmed and weren't.

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

It had been a while since I had come in for dinner, but it was better than ever! My girlfriend and I sat at the bar for half off wine and appetizers, then sat down for a killer meal. It was something I expected from lower Manhattan, not Williamsburg! Such a pleasant surprise!

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High Point, North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

First time dining here, was on vacation with the family. All five meals came out terrific flavor nicely done. Our server was particularly nice and very attentive. We had the cheese fruit tray as a started and it was quite good. Highly recommend for families or couples. We sat outside on patio but inside looked to have a nice atmosphere.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

After enjoying several happy hours (half price wine and bar menu) my children brought me to Buon Amici for Mother's Day. Expensive, poorly made salads with bottled dressing, horrible pizza, and expensive drinks. I gave it another chance and attended the happy hour again last week. Good wine for a good price, friendly bartender, but it stops there. No more... More 

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Jamestown, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Took family from out of town here and will not be going back. Limited menu, no spaghetti, fettuccini or lasagna on menu and it is ridiculous that a $24 entree has to buy a side salad for another $10! It iis sad to see it so empty when it has great potential. Go back to basic Italian fare including large... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

My husband and I decided to try this place tonight...June 25th! I watched the person I think was the manager, check with everyone in our area to ask about their dinner except us. We are African American and I guess didn't belong. The area restaurants here wonder why the locals don't patronize the businesses, but if treated like you don't... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Good Italian cuisine in a cozy but comfortable setting. Very reliable when you crave carbs and garlic and good red wine.

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williamsburg, virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We decided to try this restaurant again due to the new chef. Having only dined here once before several years ago, we thought we would give it another chance. The dinner menu is quite creative but the actual food quality and presentation leaves much to be desired, except for the pizza which is very good. We were a party of... More 

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Additional Information about Buon Amici

Address: 5201 Center St, New Town Square, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2680
Phone Number: 757-220-8188
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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