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“My Favorite Place in Northern Kentucky”
Review of Buona Vita Pizzeria - CLOSED

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Buona Vita Pizzeria
Cuisines: Pizza
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

The food is awesome - pizza and salads are the best around. The atmosphere is great, the service is uniformly excellent.

Date of visit: February 2014
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Thank 113stevec
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

I have milk allergies so always have to order pizza wihout cheese. This was the best pizza sauce and crust without cheese in Cincinnati.

This restaurant has a cozy bar and great waiters, very friendly.

Date of visit: June 2013
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Thank RebeccaN1
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

I visited on a Saturday afternoon for lunch after visiting Grangers Antiques across the street. There was only one table occupied. The decor is an old bank..really nice...Service was good.....I was not expecting much in the way of pizza/Italian food in Dayton, KY but I was pleasantly surprised at quality and freshness of the food...However I am not sure where everyone parks on busy nights..Had house salad and pizza..both fresh and excellent. Salad was Mash type lettuce..not your typical iceberg or romaine....the salad was fresh with croutons, olives and no onions..nice balsamic dressing too. Pizza was thin NY style crust..oven baked too...crust was a little charred (normal) so it was authentic. Dessert too...CANNOLI...perfect white filling with choc chips...good job on that.. DOWNSIDE - no coffee machine for espresso or cappuccino. this is a must guys ! Will go back to try other menu items.

Date of visit: August 2012
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1  Thank KyDrew
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Reviewed July 11, 2012

This restaurant is so neat looking that i really wanted to like it. We ate in an old vault which was cool. unfortunately the food is not good at all. Not going back b/c really disappointed.

Date of visit: June 2012
Thank Emilydickinson1
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Reviewed July 5, 2012

This place is the combination of a nice restaurant and a pizza parlor. We went on a Tuesday night with family for a birthday celebration (14 of us). They sat us in the back at three large tables pushed together. We had the entire back of the restaurant to ourselves which was nice because we had five kids who weren't behaving.

We ordered a couple bowls of chips for the kids right away and they were a good snack. We also ordered several appetizers including the calabrese dip and the cheese & olive platter. Both were picked clean so I'll say they were good.

We then ordered three large pizzas and all three were very good. One was supposed to be half-pepperoni and half-cheese for the kids and it came out all pepperoni so they made us a small cheese that came out 8 minutes later which was nice.

Tables have nice table cloths on them, plates and silverware were nice, and the place just looks like an upscale restaurant. The menu is fairly small, and is mostly pizza/calzones. With that said everything we had was good and the prices very reasonable.

I've heard this place is busy on the weekends, but on the Tuesday we went we made up more than half the customers. Hopefully that isn't the norm as we will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: June 2012
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Thank The_Pool_Boy
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