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Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar

50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
+1 732-530-5858
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“calamari” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here on a Sat. night for a surprise birthday party. There were approx. 30 people. We were ushered downstairs to a party room. Service was impeccable. The waiters kept everyone's drink filled. The appetizers were all delicious, as was the selection of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Spufi10
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Charged $7 to park in their lot, with the excuse a new place opened up across the way, and was using their lot. Huh? When I mentioned it to the Hostess she knew nothing about it, then immediately changed her mind when she saw the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KoolBoomer
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Tried this restaurant for the first time. We enjoyed it very much. Very convenient to the Count Basie theater. Even let us use their parking lot after dinner for the show. Very accommodating. Service was excellent and the food was great. Salmon was over the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We were a bit concerned at first after seeing someone saying that it was expensive. We went even though and found it perfectly fair and, what is more, found a super friendly staff, especially Tony, who took care of us, with great conversation, even spoke...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 834taisab
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

I was here this past wknd for a wedding rehearsal dinner. The food was so good. We had an antipasto plate, calamari, eggplant parm, pasta pomodoro, tortellini carbonara, pork, sole, mashed potatoes, and many mini Italian desserts. Service was great, as soon as you were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DreamsOfMusic
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Went after a 3pm show at The Count Basie Theater, an easy walk around the corner from the theater. We walked to the small bar near the front door and sat down next to a dirty mop and yellow bucket between the entrance and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank donnagC9585XE
Reviewed 26 September 2018

My daughter and I attended the Joan Baez farewell tour concert at the Count Basie and I wanted to have dinner close to the Basie. We chose the Buona Sera and we are so happy we did. Our waiter Ryan explained the specials and we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ablesambaker
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a very delayed review, but I still remember my meal here clearly. That's definitely a good thing. I took my parents here to celebrate Mother's Day, and I think that this was the perfect place. The atmosphere is unique (in a good way)...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank CraigCorb
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate at Buona Sera before attending an event at the Count Basie Theater tonight . It is visually a beautiful venue inside and out . The wonderful smell of food greeted you at the door as you entered . The bread...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MGK79
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

From the fresh bread to the amazing desserts, what an amazing meal! I started with the 1 pound meatball stuffed with cheese, while my wife had the Bibb Lettuce salad. The meatball was cooked extremely well and tasted amazing. The dressing on the salad was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Jen S
12 October 2017|
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Response from Lissa L | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know as we always order drinks there- call & ask them. Food is wonderful!
Donna L
3 July 2017|
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Response from Virginia S | Reviewed this property |
yes, shorts are fine, shirts required, whatever kind
14 May 2017|
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Response from Pdag510 | Reviewed this property |
While shorts may be acceptable during the day; especially if sitting outside, long pants, even jeans would be more appropriate for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-530-5858
  • E-mail
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