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1588 Naperville Wheaton Rd, Naperville, IL 60563-1523
+1 630-548-2333
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10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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204 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Very nice place with a wide selection of food from pizza to burgers to hot dogs to what they are noted for Italian beef. The food was good tasting priced fairly and served quickly. Def if in the area try 1 of the Buona Beef locations.

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Thank tmyankee15
Chicago, Illinois
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114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The beef sandwiches are off the charts good, and very reasonable. Easy to get in and out of and service is outstanding. They have a small bar where you can grab a beer while waiting for an order. Highly recommended, beef is lean, hot and very tasty.

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Thank 9999Tr_Av_El_Er
Naperville, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I have been using Buona catering for all our tailgate parties lately. Usually I use the other "Beef" place but Buona's beef if just as good and at a really good price too. Order is ready on time with all the bread and sides ready to go.

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Thank Ktodnl
Lebanon, Ohio
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94 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

my friend had the beef and said it was fantastic. I had the strawberry, walnut salad and really enjoyed it. Milkshakes wonderful too.

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Thank Lsf22
Naperville, Illinois
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125 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This was an excellent choice for 4 adults and 2 teenagers. We all could choose something different at affordable prices. My wife and I both had salads and were surprised at both the size and quality. Both were very large, cold and loaded with a good array of vegetables. I will order the Cobb Salad again. The teenagers either a... More 

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Thank Jim-Wilmywood
Danville,Il.
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171 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I try to stop fo Italian beef when I am in the chicago area.I eat it there or take it home. There are a lot of choices here for Italian beel.Dry to Drowned and lightly dipped.Regular size to XXL.Sweet and hot peppers.Great Italian bread.The Beef is how I like it, Italian spices with a hint of heat.And covered in Au... More 

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Thank Jeff M
Wheaton, Illinois
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Buona is a local fast food chain in the Chicago area. They have excellent Italian beef sandwiches, but I go there for their hamburgers. I started going to the one in Lombard and now go to Naperville location which is closer to home. Their burger has a fresh, beautiful bun, nice meat patty, crisp lettuce, a slice of red onion,... More 

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Thank RGCookie
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Wow, this place has some amazing burgers, I recommend highly. The only criticism is "cheesy chips" it's actually chips with a pot of cheese sauce so was a little disappointed but overall a good meal was had by all.

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Thank TamG-S
Chicago
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145 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Had to get a quickie to eat and this place rocks. The service from every employee is amazing. The food is fresh and a great price. Quick service to your table.

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Thank rpm1774
Naperville, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

You need to stop by for lunch. Menu is FULL of delicious options. Comfort food! The Italian Beef Pizza is crazy good. Chopped salad is fresh and good too

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Thank 389richardwk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1588 Naperville Wheaton Rd, Naperville, IL 60563-1523
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: +1 630-548-2333
Description
Buona is a quick casual restaurant chain that features Original Italian Beef, Pizza, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches and Salads. The first Buona restaurant was established in Berwyn, IL in 1981, by Buonavolanto Patriarch Joe Buonavolanto, Sr. He was among the group of Italian Americans who perfected Chicago's original Italian beef. The menu is a blend of old-school Chicago classics and next-generation menu choices - made from scratch with fresh ingredients. While the menu has expanded, the original beef recipe has not been compromised - for the three generations of Buonavolantos who are active in the company, compromise and quality are never uttered in the same breath.

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