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Buon Appetito

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917 A St, Hayward, CA 94541-4103
+1 510-247-0120
15:00 - 22:00
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Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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San Francisco
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Yep. Only place in Hayward and not all that great, but depends on what you order. Stay away from the pasta or tell the server to not drown in sauce. They make pretty good drinks but food is mediocre at best. Can be fun on a Friday night when it is full of locals. Again, it depends on what you... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The seated us promptly we looked over the menu and decided to get cocktails first. they took our order and when they returned with the cocktails we ordered our meal. started with.the calamari appetizer, and Caprice Salad fresh tomato we a little tuff the mozzarella a little thick but both were good, then we shared a veal piccata and chicken... More 

Thank Robabas
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I made reservations for a few of my high school friends to meet, reminisce and enjoy each other's company and WE DID. I love the brown butter raviolis. I shared that lovely dish and Angel Hair pasta with Shrimp. Ohhh my goodness it was super delicious. But really all the food there food is delicious. If you haven't checked out... More 

Thank Kim K
San Lorenzo, California
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Had a craving for Italian and had never been here. We were not dissapointed . My wife had shrimp fettuccine and I had half moon pasta stuffed with peas and ricotta, topped with tomato cream sauce and scallops. It was the best! Oh, the carpaccio was great. It had the beef topped with arugula, capers, onions, parmesan shavings and a... More 

Thank Steve W
Castro Valley, California, United States
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have been going to Buon Appetito for quite sometime and they never disappoint. My favorite is the Conchiglie al Pollo. My better half ALWAYS gets the Petto di Poll al carciofi. Always good. Easy to get to and lots of parking around.

Thank Shellie T
Edmonton, Canada
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113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Went with large group, small parking lot only and on corner of one way streets, be prepared to leave earlier than you should especially in rush hour. Menu was extensive with another page of specials. Calamari was soft with bland batter and dipping sauce. The salads looked fresh and smelled good. Seafood linguini, steaks, risotto, salmon were ordered. I had... More 

Thank soda_johnny
San Leandro
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I went to Buon Apetito for the first time for dinner - I was not disappointed! I had the chicken and shell pasta - it was good! This place seems very popular too - which tells me that the restaurant is really good. Can't wait to try more!

Thank RubyS959
Red Lodge, Montana
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had a reservation and were seated after our entire party arrived. They have the sister restaurant next door and we were actually seated there. The service was attentive and helpful. We ordered the veal marsala, ravioli, penne pasta with Mascarpone cheese and a chicken Caesar salad. We had soft drinks and glasses of wine. Overall delicious and a good... More 

Thank billings5
Paris, France
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I stayed in the Bay Area for a year for a study exchange program and Buon Appetito was our all time favorite restaurant in Hayward! Classy, copious and delicious! We particularly enjoyed the service, with the red pesto and bred as a complimentary appetizer and the kindness of everyone! No gluten free options but plenty of vegetarian ones which is... More 

Thank Audrey B
Oakland, CA
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95 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Although Acqua Farina has for some time been my go place for Italian food in Hayward, I decided to get dinner for take-out at Buon Appetito one evening recently. The service was especially good. I was allowed to make a couple of substitutions without any additional charges, and the young lady who assisted me when I arrived to pick up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 A St, Hayward, CA 94541-4103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 510-247-0120

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?