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“Fabulous Find in Hayward”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Buon Appetito

Buon Appetito
Ranked #3 of 301 Restaurants in Hayward
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hayward, CA
1 review
“Fabulous Find in Hayward”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2009

Buon Appetito has never failed to wow my out of town guests or my local friends and family. We love this place for its menu variety and attention to detail. The food is lovingly prepared and served up well. It is casual enough for a weeknight bite or fancy enough for a special occasion - either way I always feel welcome there and the food never disappoints. Try this place and you won't be disappointed. They do get busy on Friday and Saturday nights at dinner, so be flexible and not in a hurry so you can enjoy a bottle of wine or a drink from the new expanded bar. Also, leave room for dessert because they have a great choice of traditional Italian desserts.

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English first
Sacramento, CA
1 review
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“My favorite East Bay Restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2008

I'm not sure where the person who had a table for six expected, but this is a small resaturant, catering to repeat diners. The food is delicious, beautifully prepared, and not greasy, fried or over-seasoned. The service can be slow when it is crowded, to be expected in small restaurants, but the staff is also helpful and doesn't rush you to get in and out. This food and service wouldn't please someone whose idea of a tasty wine is two buck Chuck, for sure, so next time go to Fridays or Chevy's and get the mass produced, greasy dinner you apparently like. Comparable food can be found at Scott's at Jack London Square, compare the $22.00 dinners there to those at Boun Appetito!!

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“Nice place to take your parents”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2008

This is a good little restaurant for Hayward. The food is enjoyable, and the ambiance is nice.

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Campbell, CA
1 review
“Pass”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2008

Whoa. Did these people eat at the same place we just ate? The service was sloooooowwwwww. Even tho the place was empty, it took about 30 minutes to get our main courses. The wine (like 8 bucks a glass) was not even as good as Two Buck Chuck. Food was pretty weird and tasted, blah to bad. Six out of six of us were disappointed. And it wasn't cheap. For $168.00 (including the forced 20% gratuity) it was a shocker. I say pass this restaurant (and probably the whole dirty, depressed area) by and go somewhere else. Fast food would have been preferable - sorry.

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“I ate here and I didn't...”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2008

I ate here and I didn't like it.

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