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Cafe Buon Gusto - CLOSED

1901 W Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18104
+1 610-782-0900
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
12 Sep 2011
“New owner/chef - promising!”
12 Mar 2011
“Good service but the food needs help”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza
1901 W Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18104
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Reviewed 12 September 2011

Buon Gusto recently changed hands. The new owner/chef, Carlo, comes from Taste of Italy in Bethehem/East Allentown, where we have enjoyed his food for years. This meal was no exception. I had veal saltimbocca with a wonderful sauce. Michele's frutti di mare was equally good....More

Thank Frank_and_Michele
Reviewed 13 March 2011

dinner for 3 with a half-off couponfor one from the Allentown Floower show. Proprietor Frank met us and immediately engaged us in friendly conversation. Witress took our order promptly and efficiently and had the byob wine ready. Garlic breadsticks with a light olive oil-herb dip...More

Thank Butterfn
Reviewed 22 May 2010

Buono Gusto is very overrated. My wife and I arrived at 8:00pm and found the door open because the AC was not operating. The place needs a facelift, it's outdated and tired. I ordered the lasagna which I found heavy and uninteresting. My wife ordered...More

Thank Sweetretirement
Reviewed 7 February 2010

Yes, it's in a little strip mall, yes it doesn't look like much from the outside and even the interior needs a little updating, but when you taste the food here none of that even matters. It's a BYOB so take a nice wine along....More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 7 February 2010

My wife and I live near the restaurant and tried it for the first time Friday night. Calamari very fresh. Had Tortellini with Sausage. Sauce homemade, sausage tasty. My wife had an eggplant dish and raved. Good service, good value, restaurant could use a make...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 1 November 2009

Me coming from N.Y.C its the greatest .From pizza to dinner spcials.When my family had entered the restaurant they were greated like if we were family.There was a shor wait. Vincenzo had came introduced himself and had asked how long has my party been waiting?...More

Thank picolloitalia
Reviewed 19 August 2009

Must be a new restaurant or atleast newly redecorated. Very clean. We were greated upon entry and sat at a table that had been pre-set. As soon as the waitor took our drink orders, my youngest son said, ok- let's leave- not knowing why, we...More

Thank itsapcofcake
Reviewed 10 June 2009

After a long day at Dorney Park, I stopped at Buon Gusto for a slice of pizza. I had excellent customer service. Everyone was extremely friendly. I ordered their specialty pizza pie called "Momma Rosa's" It was amazinggggggggggggggggg. I suggest that everyone try this pie....More

Thank markL5677
Reviewed 27 September 2008

I loved this place when it first opened. I am a transplanted New Yorker and it was as close to NY pizza as I could find in the Lehigh Valley. Unfortunately, I have been there on and off since, and I have not liked it...More

Thank MKBD
Reviewed 29 August 2008

Great little restaurant! My fiancee and I were travelling and love to explore new local restaurants. We saw some good reviews and decided to check it out. I grew up in NYC and have had plenty of good Itlalian, and this place stacks up to...More

Thank ask6577
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 W Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18104
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-782-0900
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