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Buona Sera

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88 E Main St, Smithtown, NY 11787-2810
(631) 265-0625
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Smithtown, New York
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99 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing to write home about here where the food is concerned, however they do have a good staff; at least when we ate there. Same usual menu with different types of pizza, pasta, chicken, what they call veal, and some fish dishes. Pleasant atmosphere. Good for a family dinner or small group. Very accommodating.

Thank paulaA4400BU
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Great food, service, and reasonable prices. Good place to have good Italian food. We have eaten here many times and plan on eating here many more. Slice of pizza or a dinner, to a quiet place for a glass of wine.

Thank davidsigyn
New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I used to come here daily for lunch and take out for my family for dinner at least once a week. The old owners were so nice and got to know their customers. The new owner whom I believe took over a few years ago is awful. Changed pizza sauce so I don't eat the pizza. Met him at least... More 

Thank samantharincione
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

This is our daily pizza spot! The endless amount of choices is why we continue to go back! They have a wide range of speciality slices and items from eggplant rolls, wraps, salad pizza to stuffed garlic knots! We even get our catering from there for large parties! They are always helpful and make us feel at home!

Thank alyssacherie
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We made a reservation, but when we got there we were told we would have to wait. Apparently the reservation didn't matter. The service was good and prompt and prices reasonable. A little pushy on the wine, we felt like we were being sold. The salad was just iceberg and a slice of tomato. My salmon and vegetables was extremely... More 

Thank MVG4
Smithtown, New York
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I love, love, love Buona Sera! I love the waitstaff (shout out to Pedro), the food is always wonderful, and we've been here many times and brought many friends for dinner. They've always loved everything they've had as well. This is our go-to place.

Thank profesora_d
Bayport, New York
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Extensive menu, wait staff very attentive & knowledgeable of menu and daily specials. Have eaten here many times and have not been disappointed. Whatever you chose from soup to dessert, will definitely enjoy! Worth a visit for lunch, dinner or just a slice of pizza, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Whiterabbit13
Des Moines
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We love this place, quaint little restaurant, went for a couple slices of pizza. The pizza was fabulous, it was about 2pm and there were a few people there, not crowed, fast service.

Thank Andrew M
Rocky Point, New York
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Oddly two of the best pizza places that I have found on Long Island are almost in the same shopping plaza. Buona Sera has a really cool selection of pizzas to try. I have now tried a variety through many visits and haven't been disappointed yet. What this place has over the other place (Mannino's - also awesome pizza) is... More 

Thank HistoryNerd21
Plainview, New York
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We stop in often when we are in Smithtown area. They have really good Italian food. Their bruschetta appetizer is delicious. Pasta night was a hit. Pasta was al dente, sauce was delicious. We had the penne with the eggplant. Soooo good. From Italians this is high praise.

Thank Elisa V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 E Main St, Smithtown, NY 11787-2810
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Smithtown
  • Phone Number: (631) 265-0625

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