Buon Gusto

4.5
171 reviews
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$30 and under
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Bistro
We serve locally grown/organic meals with gluten free options. All our beef is grass fed, the fish is wild caught and we only serve organic produce. We make all our meals from scratch. That includes all our sauces. Buon Gusto is a farm to table restaurant and the menu pays tribute to the American artisan movement; featuring local and fresh ingredients, prepared simply and honestly!
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OT
Detroit
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The decor, food and service was excellent. I loved the live musician!

OT
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been meaning to try this place for the past year. Finally got to it and are kicking ourselves for waiting so long. The sausage stuffed peppers were so amazing-all of our food was! Going back again in a couple of days and bringing friends.

H
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Small place but nice. Food is a little pricey but good. Service was good. The lasagna was delicious. Portions are a nice size. Would recommend overall.

OT
Detroit
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was good and service was fast. Overall a good experience

OT
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was good but pricey

K
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent. Very generous portions. Would definitely recommend.

OT
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 2

Went to Buon Gusto to celebrate my birthday. I suggested this place because I had a gift certificate I had been given previously that I had not had a chance to use yet. Apparently, the place had changed ownership since the certificate had been purchased. The manager would not honor the certificate. We thought this was a poor decision on his behalf because when you purchase a business, you purchase all it’s debts.
Our waitress hovered and seemed to be rushing us through or meal.
The food was good, but we won’t be back. Seemed like greed was getting in the way of good service and good business.

TM
Detroit
37 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our experience was excellent! It was a beautiful night and we were able to sit on the patio. The patio is gorgeous!

TB
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and great service. Will definitely be back.

L
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Relaxing unhurried evening with simple but delicious flavors. Loved the salmon in a salad as well as main course. Several visits here are always consistently tasty & satisfying.

MR
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Good food, good service. A lttle too pricey though. I'd stick to lunch with no drinks next time.

LH
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Slow service. Waitress wasn’t overly accommodating.

D
Detroit
13 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our first time there and loved it! Such a cool atmosphere and food delicious!

LR
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent and very accommodating for a gluten free diet. Every one was very friendly and welcoming. Will definitely be going back!

DP
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food! Loved the decor and that the restaurant was quiet enough to hold a good conversation. Wait staff was so-so but maybe he was new. Overall great experience

AS
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

This was our first visit to Buon Gusto. We came based on their ads for organic produce, grass fed beef and wild caught seafood. The menu is a not big but there is a little bit of everything. We started with the Bruschetta. The topping was tasty but the bread wasn't toasted. So it was difficult to eat. I ordered the Sonoma Salmon dinner and the other 3 people ordered the Greek Wraps. The salmon was very good and the rice was delicious. The people having the wraps all enjoyed them, but they all agreed the slaw served with it was bland and they left it on the plate. But the biggest hit was the dinner rolls they served before the meal. They were worth the trip all by themselves. I would go back again.

v
Detroit
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first visit to Buon Gusto. The atmosphere was pleasant. The service was great. Our food was delicious.

RC
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

How can it be that a Sunday Bruch menu , half of which lists pancakes, waffles, French toast, and such which generally are accompanied with syrup, finds the Kitchen without syrup?
Yes, a compote was substituted, but !!!

There are sources for purchasing syrup on Sundays, albeit not the exact product usually offered.

Is there no alliance between restaurants that would have been an emergency source?

Just disappointed particularly since I had invited friends to drive a considerable distance to join me after a terrible brunch here on Easter Sunday

TB
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

It was our second visit and was a great way to celebrate Mother's Day.

D
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visited on Mother’s Day for a scrumptious brunch. Everything was fresh, flavorful, and delicious. We are looking forward to going back and having dinner soon.

JS
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

To be fair we went on Mother's Day so the place was busy. Slow service but she made up for it after she realized she forgot about us. Food was amazing and I love the look and feel of the place.

OT
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for Mother’s Day brunch. It was a great experience. Great food.

DA
Detroit
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was GREAT! But the desserts were even better! Sorry that we waited so long to go here. We will return. And often!

PB
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Not sure about recommending. It's a little high priced for pasta dishes. With a salad a plain pasta dish is over $30.

OT
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place always have great food and great service. The bar area is so nicely done we love it!

OT
Grand Rapids
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the ambiance of this little gem in Brighton, Michigan. Ordered the Brussel Sprouts and Brioche with some wine to kick start our night, deliciousness with the shredded sprouts and pork belly and caramelized onions. We tried a little bit of everything and all were prepared and served with perfection.

The Etouffee was excellent, Cajun sauce was perfect. Risotto was creamy and delicious. I had a bolognese sauce with pork, beef, and veal that turned the tastebuds upside down. My wife ordered blackened salmon that I sampled and was great. Not too spicy, just right. But the Tortellini my daughter was served was a spectacular sight. All the way through 5 different deserts, they did not disappoint. Each desert was a work of art, and some of the finest finishers we could have requested. Can’t wait for the patio experience.

Service was perfect, attentive but not over bearing. Loved this place.

AO
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a pleasure eating at this quaint little italian joint. The food is really good, and they have some interesting and yummy craft cocktails. The atmosphere, although a bit cramped, is comfortable, clean and not too noisy. The service is great too. Nice place for a date night, groups of 2-4, even 6, but it's a bit too small for larger groups.

JJ
Detroit
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was so impressed with Buon Gusto. I 100% will be back! Food was so good (brunch).

My only suggestions would be to add bottomless Mimosas; not that I need to drink that many Mimosas, but the current glass size is small and they're not super cheap. :)

OT
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 2

We Had a party of six. The restaurant is too small to accommodate larger groups.

OT
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Servers presented the specials and didn’t tell us they were out of one until we tried to order it

KC
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 3ambience 4

Chicken piccata was very bland it is not often that I have to add salt and pepper to a meal when I go out Thx

LR
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a fabulous find!! I selected this restaurant off of open door based on reviews. I met a friend there for lunch on Saturday and was highly impressed. It's a wonderful atmosphere, friendly setting and great service along with a charming menu and fab food!

F
Detroit
26 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

this was a decent second time to the restaurant. Unfortunately the food paled compared with our first trip. The schnitzel was overcooked/dry. The appetizers were solid. Wait staff did a nice job recommending things. Unfortunately our "booth request" was juxtaposed to the exit door from the bar which interrupted both conversation and warmth with frequent cold blasts of air. Will try it again before making final recommendations.

MB
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and healthy. I started going to Buon Gusto a few years back after I was diagnosed with cancer and wanted to take a more holistic approach. They have tons of gluten-free options, food that is locally sourced, organic, and free-range. Found this restaurant at the right time ands totally recommend, especially if you're wanting to eat healthy.

OT
Detroit
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Delicious meal (Bistro Filet) and enjoyable Friday evening atmosphere! We'll be back!

MV
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic food. Great drinks. Excellent staff. We really like the smaller more intimate setting and the bar area is awesome.

WA
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Too tiny for comfort. Food was good but the teeny tiny dining space made the dining experience rather miserable.

GL
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 1

Extensive menu, and incredible food. Service was extraordinary

KC
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Lemon Ricotta pancakes were delicious! We were seat in the far end , circle room and it was awesome in there! I felt like we were nestled amongst the mossy knolls in Ireland.

MM
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food is excellent! The lasagna is so tasty and the scallops were the best I've ever eaten. Highly recommend

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