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Buona Vita Bar and Grille

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284 N Maple St, Enfield, CT 06082-2362
+1 860-749-5903
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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221 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here quite a few times but not recently. Tonight was an incredible disappointment. We went after the movies for a late dinner. The place was pretty empty. Service was slow. The Lentil Soup and Garlic Knots were good. I had the lasagna...awful. My first bite I couldn't chew. The top noodles were so hard I couldn't bite through... More 

Thank Japruzze
hartford CT
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88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We came for happy hour and everything was delicious. Got the happy hour drink specials along with 1/2 price appetizers. Got the delicious risotto balls with cheese garlic bread along with a sangria. For dinner I got the house calzone which was enough to feed 3 people. Came home with an extra meal. So for 3 meals and an alcoholic... More 

Thank brando16a
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Buona Vita's has great food and service which pleases all who visit. The restaurant also has a Happy Hour during the week and draws a large following for sporting events such as football and baseball games. There is a separate bar attached to the main dining room and very friendly, attentive staff.

Thank MajorCruiseFan
Enfield, Connecticut
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We only live about a half mile from Buona Vita and we get take out around twice a month ffrom this restaurant. Yesterday we had some family over and I ordered (take out) some pizzas and fries. The pizzas were great ( House Special, Veggie, Cheese and a Pepperoni and Sausage). Everyone commented on how good they were. Even though... More 

Thank Keywest04
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The decor is dated but the food is great. I was impressed with the plating (presentation) of the food. Our server Toby was very friendly, and hard working. My only complaint was that the food was over-salted.

Thank Judy S
Suffield, Connecticut
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had lunch at Buona Vita today and it was excellent! I had the veal marsala and the veal was done to perfection - tender and juicy. Others at my table really enjoyed a 7-cheese mac&cheese, a huge Chef's salad, and a "make your own pasta". As if that isn't enough, all meals except the chef salad came with either... More 

Thank AnneMarie B
Enfield, Connecticut
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I've never had food from here that I didn't love. Their burgers are great, their soup is great, even their bread is great. I highly recommend this place for anyone looking for a good, hearty meal.

Thank Aiden P
Enfield, Connecticut
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of the few places in ct with great gluten free options for Italian, including delicious gluten free pizza. Everything on the menu is fantastic, including the drinks. Great for both families and couples. Highly recommend!

Thank Twoadultsplus3kids
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stopped in on a whim and had an enjoyable lunch. The place was not very busy. The waitress was very nice and attentive. Portions are large and we particularly enjoyed our wraps.

Thank elena111633
Granville, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I stopped in after work by myself because my husband was traveling. The table was dirty when I sat down and the bartender wiped it with a bar napkin. Not very effective, so I decided to order a drink and get my order to go. My drink was good and I was happy with it. While waiting, 2 employees had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 N Maple St, Enfield, CT 06082-2362
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Enfield
  • Phone Number: +1 860-749-5903

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