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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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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Maple Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1618
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank MGK79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on our first date 6 years ago. This place is still one of pur absolute favorite spots. Great atmosphere. Top of the line staff and the owner is a really nice guy. Highly recommend to couples, singles, all ages ( minus the...More

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have reviewed this place before but it’s very necessary to make sure that everyone knows that consistency is the name of the game and Mr. Mariani is still at the top of his game. I would say on average I am probably in this...More

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little spot, makes you feel kind of Italian. Portions are HUGE. A couple of reviews mentioned noisy... I thought it was funny bc when we went it was loud. I’m used to loudness, so it didn’t bother me, I can just understand what other...More

Thank robmeyer7
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Live near this place, have been there many times over the years, for political and other events/ dinners. Each room is different, decor is both warm and pretty. Bar area is fun, and their holiday decor is great. Food is always plentiful and good, if...More

Thank Retiredgigi
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Overall nice ambience and good food, but a bit pricey. I like this restaurant but there are a lot of good ones in Red Bank.

Thank DaunB
Reviewed 12 August 2018

A family dinner to celebrate our sons engagement. the food was grea...t service was great...our waiter was the beast

Thank Cyndi L
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Had a date night meal at Buona Sera in Red Bank on Friday, if was our first time there. We we're greeted like friends with a handshake, taken to our table by the owner and made to feel at home. We were told that if...More

Thank JLenox225
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

When our son told us he was engaged to be married across the country in NJ, we immediately went to Trip Advisor to get rehearsal dinner ideas. Boy, were we steered in the right direction! I worked with Danielle via email and phone to plan...More

Thank Wishwewerethere
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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
15 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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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
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