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Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar

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50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Princeton, New Jersey
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190 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was personally embarrassed to not have discovered this great Italian restaurant before this summer. My wife and I ordered a Mt. Veeder at 1/2 price and found the service and food to be very good. The portions are too huge for us, but others seemed to have no problem. However you can order 1/2 portions of the pasta, which... More 

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new jersey
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place been around for years now and I tried it years ago and then again and then again recently. Well as far I am concerned 3 strikes and your out. It has a good atmosphere and its known as "the place" to be and it turns into a night club during late night. Anyone who wants to be someone... More 

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Riviera Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We went for a food tasting to decide on a wedding menu. Micheal was very informative, helpful, knowledgeable and accommodating. Everything that was brought to our table was wonderful, my favorite was the spinach and Boursin stuffed mushrooms, sausage bread and sesame seared yellow fin tuna over fried wonton. The sirloin was aromatic and cooked to perfection. Our waiter Angelo... More 

Thank alouisec75
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Disappointed in service and some of the food we ordered. Delivery of our order took 30 minutes. I can understand that since it was busy, yet our server was nowhere to be seen. My husband did enjoy his meal, eggplant parmesan. My dinner, veal rollatini was dry and tough and vegetables cold and hard. Mashed potatoes were great. I told... More 

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Staten Island
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Service is impeccable food is fabulous. Extensive menu and daily specials. Large wine list. A bit of confusion where the entrance is to find host/hostess. Will accommodate you if you're seeing a show. Make reservation on weekends when shows at Count Basie

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Clifton, New Jersey
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Our first time here. Dinner with good friends on a Saturday night. Place seems to be very popular. We all ordered pasta dishes. Not bad but nothing to rave about. Prices seemed very high on other menu items, It's not BYOB so be prepared for a hefty bill.

Thank frb47
East Coast
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I've eaten here several times for both lunch and dinner. Go for the atmosphere. When you walk it it's much like visiting one of the old traditional restaurants in Rome near the Pantheon. Ornate. Old fashioned waiters. Lots of wood. Just special. Go for the food. Savory. Excellent selection. Reasonably priced for what you get - and you get a... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I have been here before, this time before a concert. Seated quickly, water couldn't have been more attentive. Highly recommended.

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Hazlet, New Jersey
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We had the opportunity to dine here for a Christening. The food was really good and the place was decorated beautifully. We will be returning soon.

Thank Mynjboys11
New Jersey
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

You will never be disappointed dining for Italian at Buona Sera's. It's a great restaurant with a large menu. The atmosphere and decor is very nice for both family and couples only type dining and of course date night....it's also great place to host a party. Ask for Lester , he is the best waiter. If your curious , go... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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

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