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Esmeralda, Guaynabo 00969, Puerto Rico
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Buongustaio is and Excellent place to be with all the family members the treatment always with a smile to serve

Thank M4967EUangelg
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

For many years we have been going on Sundays to this small but cute restaurant near home. Typically we go for a late lunch. It is not luxurious, but you will get great food and best service. Pizza is great in i'ts various combinations and the Calamari Risotto the best I have eaten. Try the Semi Fredo, a Nougat ice... More 

Thank Tkierce
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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265 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is a nice Italian restaurant in Guaynabo in Esmeralda Street. Very good food and service at a very reasonable price.

Thank Jorge P
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Dinner was acceptable, but not what I expected. Service was fair and prices higher than average . There are some other places in the area that I'll try next time..

Thank Jerry M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

I love this place! The sauces are made there and are very rich in flavor. I eat here at least once a month...a bit pricy but worth it!!

Thank Kamila E
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Valet parking available since not enough parking space. Prices are a little high. Friendly staff. Highchairs available for kids.

Thank elyuyi
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

If you really love traditional Italian food, this is a place you should visit! I have Italian friends who loved and approved this place. Great service!

Thank Carlos C
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Costumer from day one! Food is great. Service is great. Great to visit with family. Spaguetti Carbonara, Linguini Pesto, Salmon Gorgonzola, Salmon Buongustaio, Churrasco, Sofia Loren Chicken, etc AMAZING!!! The sangria is really good. Price of food is ok (quality and portion). What I think is over priced is the beverage. Wine, beers, hard liquor, Sangria etc is charge as... More 

Thank Ojdiaza
Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Costumer of years, food is great, everyone is friendly and willing to go the extra mile to comply with your request. Love the place!

Thank hrauffant
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

One of my favorite restaurants by far. The food is excellent. Pastas are fresh home made...sauces are great authentic italian. Meats are excellent quality. Needs some remodeling / refreshing but forget about that. ¿Did I say the food was great? Great wine selection.

Thank IT_Professor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esmeralda, Guaynabo 00969, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Guaynabo
  • Phone Number: 787-731-1270

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?