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Buon Appetito - New Jersey
Buon Appetito - New Jersey

Buon Appetito - New Jersey Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://buonappetitoitalian.com
  • Phone: (201) 436-0043
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Sunday: 1:00pm - 7:00pm, Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday: 1:00pm - 7:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Anthony Stoebling
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: We offer full service on-premise and off-premise catering.
  • Private Party Facilities: Reasonably priced menu for all private events.
    Our party packages start at $17 per person.
  • Private Party Contact: Maria Constenla (201) 436-0043
  • Entertainment: Live Music in Thursday and Saturday Night with keyboard player Edward Smith.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Open on Valentines Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving and New Years Eve

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 43rd Street
  • Public Transit: A few steps away from the Light Rail Station.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Small parking lot is available around the corner (on 42nd St) in addition to the street parking.
A word from Buon Appetito - New Jersey
Buon Appetito lives up to its name. Chef/Owner Tony Stoebling offers classic Italian with his own twist. Buon Appetito is well know for its fresh seafood dishes, original pasta creations and generous portions. The warm and inviting decor makes Buon Appetito the perfect destination for lunch or an intimate dinner with friends and family. Reasonable priced wine list and full bar. Join us for "Alfresco" dining during the warmer months. Private rooms available for special events.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "I travel for a living so using Open Table is a daily routine for me. I found this restaurant and it was incredible. The food is outstanding both with quality, unique presentation, and quantity. I cannot wait to go back to Bayonne to try a new dish."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "This Italian gem is Bayonne is Amazing. The food is great and the service is exceptional. The staff is very friendly and attentive. The owner / manager pitches in when the staff is very busy and makes you feel welcome. I have dined her several times and will return. I've used Groupon Vouchers and Discount Vouchers and you are never made to feel that you are not a valued customer. This is a family and friendly oriented restaurant. Highly recommend it."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Enjoyed the food and service. friendly welcoming atmosphere.Small but comfortable. Great Italian food!!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Food is excellent at this price point, large selection, great service, affordable drink and wine selections, really is nice for neighborhood dining for any occasion."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "If you want good food, buon a petito is the place. I would definitely recommend to friends."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Service was attentive and pleasant. It took 60 minutes for our entrees to arrive on a slow Tuesday evening, and they were out of multiple things. Penne alla vodka was very good as was linguine with white clam sauce. Generous portions and excellent warm bread. "
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "I was not overly impressed with the service or the food. Their were kids running around the restaurant bumping into other patrons and nothing was done. My family and I were very disappointed with the way the waiters seemed to be rushing us out of the restaurant. I would definitely not go back here again. "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Frequent guests at this restaurant, but our first time at Easter. Wonderful selection at the buffet and plenty of food."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "3rd time here for a business lunch. Everything was great and I highly recommend."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "A real waste of cooking, the veal was dry like it had been prepared for the lunch crowed, served with a Marsala sauce that seemed to be thickened with starch, overall all very desapointed"
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Food is always great. The staff is always attentive. Going back soon."
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "We have had the regular buffet before. This was our first time at the seafood buffet. FANTASTIC. A few items were available that were not seafood, but the seafood wins, hands down."
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "An excellent choice for a casual and comfortable dinner at a fine locals friendly Italian dining experience. Very good choice of specials and everyday menu items. Nice selection of wines. They do not skimp on the portions or the quality of their offerings. The staff is outgoing and very attentive."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "I have to say prior to this dinner, my only experience w/Buon Appetito was through the deli section next door. Needless to say I was pleasantly surprised at how our meal was extremely delicious and more than satisfying portions. I purchased a voucher for 2 appetizers, 2 entrees and 2 glasses wine/beer. Have to say that we thoroughly enjoyed our whole meal and took most of it home...even the appetizers...this is a place where if your NOT a big eater, than you sh/share dishes. Not to leave out the excellent service we received and would recommend Buon Appetito restauant to everyone...it's a delicious surprise."
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "Went on a Friday. Got half price pitchers of Sangria. Great bargain going with great food."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "Great for those who need/want to eat hearty Italian food in Bayonne. Feels family run and the diners are filled with regulars and locals."
    Dined on 9/10/2013
  • "I love Buon Appetito. I have been coming here for years! Also, love the fact that they have a deli. Everytime I go there, I always get their Vodka sauce to go. It was my son's birthday and I love the fact that the restaurant could provide a birthday cake to complete my son's birthday party."
    Dined on 8/17/2013
  • "The food here is always great. I absolutely love it! I do think the staff are a bit rude though, which is such a downer for a great restaurant."
    Dined on 8/11/2013
  • "We had the place to ourselves at late lunch. Don't know why. All was very good. Food, Service, recommendations. Will go back."
    Dined on 7/24/2013
  • "Great place, great food, tremendous selection, daily specials and VERY reasonable prices for the quantity and quality of food. Fully stocked bar, wine list isn't tremendous but there is a varietal for all tastes at reasonable prices."
    Dined on 7/20/2013
  • "Buon Appetito is our families favorite Italian restaurant in Bayonne. Best food hand's down. We really enjoy the new outdoor seating option too."
    Dined on 6/19/2013
  • "Best sangria! They have great specials like an all you can eat buffet Wednesday nights and 1/2 off Pitchers of sangria on Friday nights! Food is delicious and staff is amazing!"
    Dined on 4/27/2013
  • "We had a great time at our event. Staff did everything to tend to our needs. Would definitely recommend to others."
    Dined on 4/21/2013
  • "Love eating at Buon Appetito....the food is outstanding....the service while can be a bit slow is definitely worth the wait. Try this hidden gem....you will NOT be disappointed!"
    Dined on 4/20/2013
  • "This was my second visit to this restaurant. The food is basic Italian home cooking, not frills, large portions and an excellent value. We look forward to dinning there again."
    Dined on 3/15/2013
  • "Liked the food and friendly atmosphere. Waiter was very pleasant but he could have used some help. Would recommend as an alternative to Carmines in Manhattan."
    Dined on 3/2/2013
  • "Many of our group had the Wednesday buffet--good choices but food was not hot. One patron ordered food and it also was not very hot so suggest food be heated before being placed into sternos!"
    Dined on 2/20/2013
  • "went to have a nice valentine's dinner and got anything but. it took almost 10 minutes just for someone to greet us at the door and then when we finally sat down we were ignored. 2 other groups sat down after us and both had drinks orders taken and recieved drinks before us and were seated for 15 minutes. i would never go back to this restaurant and would not recommend it to anyone"
    Dined on 2/14/2013
  • "We enjoy the "family style" menu. The food is delicious in a friendly, upscale neighborhood atmosphere. We have been back several times."
    Dined on 1/26/2013
  • "Fresh food and great variety. Amazing weekly specials. Will be checking out their buffet and friday night lobste and drink specials soon. A definite recommend to all."
    Dined on 1/26/2013
  • "Our friends at Buon Appetito never disappoint. The menu is extensive and each dish prepared with beautiful and delicious sauces and sides, whether they be pasta or vegetables. On this particular trip my fiance asked my parents for permission to propose to me, so there were no complaints about the quality and quanity of the meal from those in attendance!"
    Dined on 12/22/2012
  • "good service, very attentive, waiter Bryan very patient with us..Cant imagine I can find a good rectaurant in Bayonne 1"
    Dined on 9/7/2012
  • "We've been to this restaurant about four times. This time was not a good experience. My husband and I both started the meal with soup. He had cheese tortellini in broth and I had chicken soup. Both soups were delicious. We thought we were off to a good start. Unfortunately the chicken parmesan was unseasoned and a bit tasteless. The lasagna wasn't much better. The sauce was a bit bitter and was also unseasoned. The server was nice but inattentive and slow. No one asked if we were enjoying our food. The host should have more control over the dining room. He seems disinterested. One thing though, the restaurant was crowded due to a group of about 25 people. Maybe the kitchen was overwhelmed. No dessert or coffee, we just wanted to leave."
    Dined on 8/25/2012
  • "Although most of our food was good, the diner who ordered the chicken sorrentino was disappointed with it, stating it was greasy and not good at all. She left most uneaten."
    Dined on 8/25/2012
  • "I am familiar with the restaurant and must say this meal was disappointing and the service could have been better. There were too many different people serving us. If you made a request of one he might have to ask the other. Everyone seem to do only their job, not the other staff members job. I found it strange"
    Dined on 8/3/2012
  • "Went here for Father's Day with a group of 8 total. Did the buffet for $12.95/person which was a good deal. Food was good with a nice selection although there was no dessert included."
    Dined on 6/17/2012
  • "Recently had dinner at Buon Appetito and what a gem.....The food was absolutely delicious...starting with the fried calamari....and there marinara sauce one word OUTSTANDING!!! Veal dish was terrific and shrimp parmagiana was terrific! Will definitely be going back to Buon Appetito:)"
    Dined on 6/16/2012
  • "Delicious home-cooked Italian food in a friendly ambiance. Large portions at a reasonable price; what more can you ask for?"
    Dined on 3/29/2012
  • "The food is always outstanding as is the service.The Resteraunt is very beautiful and romantic ."
    Dined on 3/1/2012
  • "Excellent food and reasonable prices. We visit frequently and recommend to all."
    Dined on 2/14/2012