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Buono Appetito Italian Restaurant

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3182 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6847
+1 802-985-2232
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A year ago we ordered a lasagne tray to bring to a potluck dinner. It cost $75.00 and came with a container of meat sauce. We placed the same order this year. When we went to pick it up yesterday evening it was $250.00! TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS for the exact lasagne tray we got last year, and with no... More 

Thank PilotErrorVT
Burlington, Vermont
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191 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The positives: the wait staff was really nice. Negatives: pizza was overly greasy, burnt and too thick to be considered even close to Italian. I'd recommend trying something other than pizza because the pizza was not very good.

Thank Ehuntsch
Swanton, Vermont
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I love good spaghetti Bolgnaesse . It is a meat sauce for pasta. This place had one of the best I have ever had . Bread was fresh and excellent with a nice olive oil dip .

Thank annarE5888KH
Magens Bay, St. Thomas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a lovely experience at this restaurant! This place is a small locally owned establishment with very cheerful and helpful staff. Great wines coupled with wonderful food. What more could you want?

Thank Rose B
Burlington, Vermont
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a late lunch. Great salad; fresh and well seasoned. Meatball sub with meat balls and " hot "fries. Traditional three meatballs, really great flavor. Highly recommended.

Thank James R
Central Oregon, Oregon
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We were looking for a light meal and decided to try Buono Appetito . Now I know Italian food can be really rich and meals are large. I am 1/2 Italian and learned how to cook from my Italian grandfather, so I am real picky when it comes to eating in Italian restaurants and there are not many that I... More 

Thank jolen6
Vernon, New Jersey
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing the sangria the best I ever had. The lasagna is soo good the wait staff is friendly and fast the restaurant is very clean

Thank Rhondaanne C
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The shrimp bisque is to die for. Our entrees were all good. The service was good, our waiter was friendly. It took a while to get our food even though the restaurant was nearly empty and was kind of expensive but we expected that.

Thank Mary P
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a reservation and were seated right away. Brought us water. We waited about ten minutes for a waiter to take our drink order. Brought those back a little later. Came back about 15mins later and took our order. Service was extremely slow. We waited about 40 minutes for food that was less than good. We would not return... More 

Thank Jayne255
Riverside, California
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Arrived 15 minutes before closing (9:00pm) on a saturday night and were seated right away. Ordered arancini, antipasti salad, pizza, and lobster stuffed ravioli. Food was served quickly, service was attentive and not rushed, and the prices were reasonable. A good choice.

Thank tsean90439

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3182 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6847
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 802-985-2232

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