Caffe Buon Gusto to Open in Uptown Hoboken

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Hoboken is home to some of the best Italian restaurants. Every block has a different spot for you to eat all the pasta and chicken parm that your heart desires. Another popular Italian restaurant, however, is making its way to Hoboken this winter, and we could not be more excited. Caffe Buon Gusto of Manhattan is opening on 7th and Washington Street {at 918 Washington Street}. While there is no official opening date confirmed yet, here is what we know about this spot so far. 

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About Caffe Buon Gusto

Caffe Buon Gusto has two locations located on the Upper East Side and Brooklyn, but of course, is now bringing it’s top-notch Italian fare to the Mile Square. As for the NYC locations, the restaurant has a cozy and intimate ambiance that makes you feel right at home. The staff is super friendly and very knowledgeable about the whole menu and the restaurant has a very extensive wine list. he restaurant is best known for its modern twist on old school and authentic Italian dishes. The food is made with the freshest of ingredients, and that really shows {and tastes} in all of their dishes.

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As for the Hoboken location, there’s no word yet on what the interior will be like, but we can only guess that it will just as inviting as the NYC ones. What we do know, however, is that delicious menu will most definitely make its way across the Hudson to Caffe Buon Gusto’s 918 Washington Street restaurant. 

What’s on the Menu

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Caffe Buon Gusto is the real deal. They feature a large menu including delicious appetizers, salads, and a ton of pasta options. Some highlights from the appetizer menu include the stracciatella soup, which is the perfect dish when you are craving comfort food, and the pan-seared shrimp and scallops appetizer. They also offer an extensive list of salads that are far from basic. Be sure not to skip out on the pear + gorgonzola salad either for something light and refreshing.

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Now let’s get to the pasta! Caffe Buon Gusto is not your average spot. They are best known for their diverse shapes of pasta, and eleven signature sauces to choose from to mix and match your pasta with. Sauce choices include pomodoro, primavera, alfredo, pesto, piselli e funghi, vodka, ricotta e pomodoro, bolognese, puttanesca, marinara, and carbonara. From the classic pomodoro sauce to their carbonara, you really can not go wrong with anything you choose. The restaurant is “Insta-famous” for the linguine with vodka sauce topped with chunks of fresh mozzarella. 

Caffe Buon Gusto also offers special pasta dishes like linguine and vongole, aka clam sauce, and various seafood dishes such as their lobster over handmade black linguine. The restaurant will be BYOB, so get ready to bring what you like and pair it with one of the delicious dishes offered. 

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It’s safe to say we cannot wait for Caffe Buon Gusto to open their doors. In the meantime, you can find the restaurant in the Upper East Side and Brooklyn to get your Italian food fix. Stay tuned for more information and updates on the official opening date. We’re excited to welcome you, Caffe Buon Gusto!

Which dish are you most excited to try from Caffe Buon Gusto? Let us know in the comments!

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Hannah is a Jersey girl at heart. She grew up in Marlboro New Jersey and moved to Hoboken just three months after graduating from SUNY Cortland. She has been living in Hoboken for four years now and never intends to leave. Hannah works in advertising in NYC, but her real passion is all things food and wine. When she’s not at work, you can find Hannah taking pictures of food and posting on her blog @talkdirty2yourfood. You can also find her at Powerflow Hot Yoga or having a glass of wine at a local bar or restaurant around Hoboken.