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88 E Main St, Smithtown, NY 11787-2810
(631) 265-0625
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Italian Food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
Andrew M
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Des Moines
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Smithtown, New York
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

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Bayport, New York
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Whiterabbit13
Des Moines
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55 reviews
39 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.

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Thank Andrew M
Rocky Point, New York
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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 

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Thank HistoryNerd21
Plainview, New York
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15 reviews
11 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.

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Thank Elisa V
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

We had the early bird specials which includes soup or salad, entree, choice of beverage and desert. My husband chose a tripple pasta with meatball and I had an excellent Chicken Marsala with angel hair pasta. All was perfect. Desert was a choice of zepoli or cannoli and both were excellent. The surprise was one of the best cups of... More 

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Thank Marilyn F
Nesconset
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This is a must, friendly with very good food. Daily lunch specials, pasta night, Great for dinner. Big salads, a large variety of pizzas, pasta, I love the butternut squash ravioli, cream sauce with sherry. Yum. Not to loud so you can have a conversation and handicapped accessible.

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Thank Diane W
Smithtown, New York
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This is our favorite pizzeria, but it also has a nice restaurant. The wait staff is very friendly. There is an extensive pasta menu for the Tuesday night pasta special. They also have a nice early bird menu.

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Thank christinep673
New York
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100 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The pizza, the sandwiches, and all the food in Buona Sera are all of great tasting quality. The servers are fast in preparing your meals as most of the customers pick up their food to go. My favorite tasting pizza is the Buffalo Chicken pizza, but I favor many food here.

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Thank kingofmestizos
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Visited Buona Sera and enjoyed my visit. Had veal and pasta. The veal and eggplant was pretty good but drowned a bit too much in sauce. Portion size pretty large. I took some home with me. I had strachiatella soup which was pretty delicious. Wait staff was very attentive and checked back many times. Try it on one of their... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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