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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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Opens in 13 min
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

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 MT V
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Reservation made the day before, we arrived 2 minutes after the time. Very little parking in their designated lot diagonally across the street. We were seated immediately at a nice table for 2 near the open kitchen. Noice level in the dining room was so...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Had dinner here our first night down. Not far from Molly Pitcher. The food is absolutely delicious and you get a very generous portion. The music was just a bit loud, but they did turn it down. Many eat here before a show. (Down the...More

Thank DeeCUnion
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We had dinner before a show at the Count Basie. Salads were very large, certainly enough for two, and well prepared. All four of us were happy with our entrees. I had the thin spaghetti in oil with roasted tomatoes. Lovely. Decent selection of wines...More

Thank Fletch1946
Reviewed 30 April 2018

My daughters mother in law and I went to the Buona Sera to eat before a show at Count Basie. The restaurant is a bit pricy but we shared a steak and it was awesome. We got an appetizer first. It was perfect. Service could...More

1  Thank bjmcinerney2016
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Restaurant is right next door to Count Basie Theater in Red Bank. It is especially known for its homemade pastas. Although there is an extensive fish menu . Entrees can be pricey,but you can order half plates of the pastas , which are enormous and...More

Thank hhh1232014
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Jen S
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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