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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)
Open Now
11:30 - 00:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So disappointed. We have been here many times but will probably never go back. Slow inattentive service, $48 lobster tail came out cold and without the drawn butter. Asking for anything took forever to deliver! The manager said "so sorry" but at that point after...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BAntonelli225
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a quick pre show meal and drinks here. Drinks were good. Asked what was quickest, was told pizza is excellent and would only take 10 min or so. We waited closer to 30 min and it was more like a flatbread with sauce and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank outdoorluvr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hot antipasto platter was fabulous, The portions are based on how many people in your party which is great. Plenty for everyone. I had a fra Diablo shrimp dish that was good. Noting extraordinary but tasty indeed. Our waiter was phenomenal, helped us order...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Morticia814
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large party on Saturday is tough, even with a confirmed reservation normal people expect some delays...BUT... dinner plates served at 8:31 for a 6 PM reservation ! No excuses or apologies. Food was very good but not enough to save the dinner overall. Pathetic performance...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place for a dinner meeting. Food and service are always excellent. The veal parm cutlet was monster size and amazing!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok went prior to a show at Count Basies next door made a 5:45 res for 7:30 show right next door.Dropped wife and a friend off and went to park...holy crap!!! No place to park skip the main parking area on a busy night (...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank thomaswV8214YL
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We came here for the first time and will definitely return. We were having dinner before going to the Count Basie for a show. Our server Terry was an absolute delight. The wedge salad was very tasty, as was the stuffed rigatoni. We also had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank shop4ever
Reviewed 12 November 2018

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 6 November 2018 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 3 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
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Jen S
11 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, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
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
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