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Buona Vita Bar and Grille

££ - £££
Italian, American, Bar, Pub
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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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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Enfield this is the place for Chicken Parmesan. Whenever we go either my wife or I get it. It is easily enough for 2 which is what we did for take out. The only down side is they tend to not put enough sauce on pasta but we just ask for extra. If getting takeout also ask for the... More 

Thank ctbruinfan
Stuart, Florida
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262 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chicken wings were crispy nice and the side hot sauce & blue cheese were just right for dipping. The staff is super friendly. The Clams Casino pizza was very good and loaded with bacon. Warm rolls with dipping EVOO was a nice bonus. The very fresh side salad with the house balsamic was perfect. The Broad Brook drafts are... More 

Thank Steve P
Easthampton, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this place after buying Groupon. Upon driving up to this place I wasn't expecting much. Looked like any other generic pizza Italian restaurant We Ordered chicken parmigiana and chef salad. Food came with excellent garlic knots and Parmesan cheese flakes. Service was very quick and friendly. Food was delicious. Great deal especially when you use Groupon.

Thank dgouldd
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235 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 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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94 reviews
67 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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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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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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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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
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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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63 reviews
43 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

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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, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?