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“Agreed. Best restaurant in Hayward!”
Review of Buon Appetito

Buon Appetito
Ranked #3 of 311 Restaurants in Hayward
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 27, 2013

My family and I go to Boun Appetito about every 2 weeks or so. The atmosphere is very calm and nice. Also, there's never a huge long wait to be seated. It's very clean and the food is delicious! They also play Italian music to set the mood and make you feel like you're in Italy. The staff is one of the nicest staffs I've ever met. They always come and talk to us to see how we're doing, they're very polite and they're always on time with drinks, meal courses & checking in. It's also good if you have kids because they have crayons to keep the kids entertained. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who's looking for a great meal & a nice time in Hayward.

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Thank Daniela E
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

A nice little italian place that serves some really good food. I visited a couple of times before and they seem to be expanding into neighboring storefronts. That must mean they're doing something right. A little on the pricey side, but not outrageous.

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

They took us without a reservation. The food was very good, the prices good too. It's a quiet place and if you don't know where it is, you could miss it. Service was very nice, like they appreciated us coming in, even at the spur of hte moment.

Thank Cynthia M
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Reviewed June 18, 2012

Fast becoming one of our favorite restaurants. A truly enjoyable meal from appetizer to desert. Courteous and attentive wait staff and pleasant atmosphere. A great choice for our 44th wedding anniversary - As soon as we entered we felt welcome and at home and the meal to come was of exceptional quality.

Starting with the unforgettable Polenta con Funghi - Creamy soft polenta topped with fontina cheese, sauteed mushrooms sauce with truffle oil. So good I wanted to bathe in it.

Next the Insalata Estiva - Poached and marinated red & yellow beets, arugula, with a red wine vinegar and olive oil dressing, topped with feta cheese - my wife's favorite.

Entrees: The seafood Canneloni and the Rissoto di Mare. Both cooked to perfection - each with a distinctive seafood based sauce. The arborio rice was cooked to perfection, with just a little 'bite' of texture to the rice in an absolutely delicious sauce with shrimp, calamari and scallops. The tender Canneloni wrapped around a seafood filling that was accompanied by a creamy Alfredo sauce.

A hard decision for desert - Cannoli or Spumoni? We gave in and shared both! A truly fine finish to a great meal.

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1  Thank ChiaPop
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Reviewed April 20, 2012

This is a favorite restaurant of ours. Their pasta dishes are fabulous. The salads are lovely. They have 3 very nice rooms to choose from and while it can get a little noisy on a busy evening, it's a cheerful place to be. I love that an Italian restaurant actually plays opera and other Italian music too.

1  Thank Jennifer P
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