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Buona Sera Ristorante

11949 W River Rd, Champlin, MN 55316-2530
+1 763-421-1814
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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11949 W River Rd, Champlin, MN 55316-2530
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I try and go here once a month, its a treat to go here and the sauces is what makes this place the best. My son told me it's the closest to authentic Italy that he has ever had.

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Italian meal in a quaint setting. The restaurant is a bit off the beaten path, but located at the corner of two major roads. Lasagna was among the best I've had locally. Would recommend a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Sharkhunter2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here with a large group while in town for work. Overall most of the group seemed to really enjoy their food, my tortellini was ok but nothing special. Service was very fast and friendly, so I would give it another shot.

Thank BrianE1972
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The way I judge a good Italian restaurant, is by the marinara sauce and meatballs. This place has the absolute best. The sauce is so good it’s almost indescribable. With tones of garlic and basil, and not runny. It was so good, I used a...More

Thank Rodger C
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We walked in at 8:47pm and were told the kitchen was closed. Really disappointed. The bartender said they are on restaurant time which was still before 9pm. She said restaurant time is 10 minutes faster than real time. Still we were there before 9PM! Won't...More

1  Thank Beach-Lover0902
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Great food, on the more expensive side, but a nice cozy atmosphere too, and knowledgeable servers that treat you well.

Thank SolaraMinnesota
Reviewed 10 June 2018

In town for HS graduation ceremony and wanted to break away from the larger chain type restaurants in Maple Grove, so chose Buona Sera based on excellent TripAdvisor reviews. Our party of six all liked the lovely atmosphere in the restaurant. (Showing the Rick Steves...More

1  Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Buono Sera is totally a winner. Great service, broad menu and exceptional specials. We all enjoyed Buono Sera and had a wide variety of meals, all of which were great! Chicken Saltimboca, shrimp Scampi, Lobster Ravioli and Glazed Salmon - and everybody raved about their...More

Thank eespeck
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

First make reservations the restaurant is a old house converted to a cozy place. Pricing is 15 to 20 for more items with some items being market priced. Appetizers are right around 10. The spinach dip is wonderful even my son loved it! We had...More

Thank JulieBandSteveB
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Had the walleye cake appetizers, creamy tomato basil soup pasta entree. All were wonderful!!! Wait staff was excellent.

Thank pepe574
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11949 W River Rd, Champlin, MN 55316-2530
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Champlin
  • Phone Number: +1 763-421-1814
  • E-mail
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