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Cafe Buonaro's

300 E 5th Ave Ste 105, Naperville, IL 60563-3177
+1 630-717-0006
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
29 May 2014
“Authentic? Yes”
14 Mar 2014
“worst food ever, outrageous prices”
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LOCATION
300 E 5th Ave Ste 105, Naperville, IL 60563-3177
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 30 May 2014

The new name is Bella Familia (Beautiful Family). Any American Italian restaurant that knows how to cook pasta al dente (most don't), has genuine imported Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, has genuine Aceto Balsmico di Modena is the real deal. Food and service is very good.

Thank Planetisourown
Reviewed 15 March 2014

This is by far the worst restaurant I have ever eaten at! Not only is the food terrible, but the prices are out of control. Believe it or not, I have been here multiple times (yes, I know I'm nuts) because of the convenient location....More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 23 January 2014

We were sad to see Cafe Buonaro's close after so many years knowing we would miss many of our favorite dishes enjoyed with family and friends. So we were thrilled when another branch of the family decided to re-open in the same location under the...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 10 August 2013

We love this place! The food is good to great, the service is good and the owner is always there and concerned about giving you the best of service and food. The place is old school Taylor Street like in the city. This includes the...More

Thank Kidsfirst1
Reviewed 17 July 2013 via mobile

Poor service and had to walk to front without bill and ask to pay. Had a dish the tasted like Ragu...very disappointing

2  Thank jlfowler1
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Very nice restaurant, great food, small interior, but very comfortable. Location is just off of downtown Naperville, near the 5th Ave. train station. Good homemade bread & italian food, also nice salads and lunch items!

Thank PVE_11
Reviewed 4 April 2013

This is a wonderful Italian restaurant! They start you out with warm homemade Italian bread served in a basket. The salad is served in a big bowl which they will refill on request and is very good. I ordered the clams with a garlic sauce...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 24 January 2013

What a delightful and intimate experience we had. We will certainly be returning often. The food was delicious and the service was A+ Thanks Michelle and staff. We'll be back

Thank DebGuyTravel
Reviewed 24 December 2012

This is old school Italian which I really like having grown up with this type of food. My lady and I both had the mussels and they were delicious. They serve the salad family style and it was a little heavy on the dressing, like...More

Thank gdagesse
Reviewed 23 March 2012

Our family loves this place. Always a great experience. Great food. Very knowledgable & accomodating to my gluten free needs!!

1  Thank tweetynut
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 E 5th Ave Ste 105, Naperville, IL 60563-3177
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: +1 630-717-0006
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