Buona Via

4.8
174 reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Buona Via is an Italian restaurant in the Horsham area of Philadelphia.
It specializes in fresh seafood and fish cuisine, while offering an array of traditional Italian dishes. The large main dining room is bright and airy with an atmosphere that makes it the perfect place to dine for lunch, dinner and special events.
The separate bar area that has a more lively vibe not only for happy hour but also for lunch. Buona Via has two private dining rooms available for private events and parties.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Protective equipment
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required

Featured special offers

Select a special offer by choosing a date, time and party size

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Dine in
Starting Dec 31, 2021

A fun and festive evening! We are offering our regular dinner menu with the addition of delicious specials including delicacy items such as caviar, dover sole, Chilean bass & more. Order a bottle of champagne to ring in the new year with dancing and fun at the bar with our DJ starting at 8pm.

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Dine in
Starting Dec 24, 2021

Buona Via is open from 1-8pm featuring our same great dinner menu with the addition of dinner specials. Festive and warm atmosphere for you and your family!

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Dine in
Starting Dec 25, 2021

Buona Via is open from 1-8pm offering our same great dinner menu with the addition of dinner specials. Warm and festive ambience for you and your family!

What 174 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
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4.7
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4.6
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JoeL
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a holiday party outing for work and the food, service and the atmosphere was great

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Foodlovegood
Milwaukee
3 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience and atmosphere. The Branzino was perfectly done.

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Emily
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The lobster ravioli was delicious! As soon as we sat down our waiter poured us some water and brought us bread while we were ordering! Not even ten minutes later our food was out to us! We also got dessert which was perfect! We will definitely be returning!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience5

The service was terrible....again. the place was empty yet the waiter kept bugging and rushing us until we just wanted to get out.

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JenniferS
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, tables spaced apart, good service.

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SidG
Charleston
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

It’s a great place and my family and I have been going for many years!

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IanC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food & great service
If I lived in the neighborhood, I would eat here once a week!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
61 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great. Love the lobster ravioli and veal caprese. Canoli cake was fabulous.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Seated 30mins before drinks order even taken, another 30 for main course order then 30 to get food.

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vipKateH
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bronzino was perfection. Server recommended with a white wine caper sauce and the side of Angel Hair w red sauce was perfectly executed.
My guests had shrimp and scallops and ravioli and were raving.
Service was attentive and not overbearing.
I hope to return soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for a special birthday dinner and it was excellent. Food, service, and atmosphere was excellent. Would go back again!

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DeirdreG
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had our Rehearsal dinner here, everyone raved about the deliciousness of the food. Great service and appealing atmosphere. Highly recommend!

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vipDiner
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had lunch here and really enjoyed the fig chicken salad. Nice outdoor patio.

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vipDonato
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We always appreciate food and service at Sal’s Buona Via.

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Debbie
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Space was gorgeous, service was attentive and food was outstanding.

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vipVivaldi
Philadelphia
107 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We met with college friends who were in town from Idaho, so we ate and talked and talked and talked. The host and waitstaff were very pleasant and patient with us and the food was top-notch.

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MarilynE
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food3service4ambience4

We had a nice evening and the atmosphere was fine. The veal dishes were mostly good, but one person out of four had some chewy pieces. We would go back again.

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BarbaraM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Too loud & spot lights from outside blinding!!! Light at desk blinding!!! Food fabulous!!!!

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vipEasyEd
Philadelphia
136 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the first time we ate at this restaurant and I will tell you that it will not be the last. What a great find! Everything was excellent about this restaurant and we will be back. If you have not tried it yet I would highly recommend it.

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vipJCL1
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lots of menu options. Great bar area if you want to eat in a more casual setting. Always a great meal!

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Tyler
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience and great food with excellent service

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience, dinner on the patio ; Family friendly, and WONDERFUL food.

The cheese & charcuterie board was perfect for 2 adults. I enjoyed the Lobster ravioli ( the sauce is out of this world!) while my wife had the rack of lamb special. For dessert, the NY cheese cake was as expected and my wife's crème brûlée had the requisite vanilla bean and crunchy sweet top.

Will visit again, as this place checks all of our boxes for locality, quality and service.

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vipDinerone
30 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of the best restaurants in the area. The food is always superb and Sal, Aprile and the entire staff make you feel like family. They typically have a couple of specials and all the fish, pasta and all the food is delicious.

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Macaroni
Cincinnati
23 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food. Service was a little slow but all restaurants seem to be short staffed right now.
Nice clean place for in and out dining. Went for Happy Hour then dinner but we were seated in the dining room with no mention of Happy Hour options. Nice menu with many selections for everyone. Also nice list of desserts. Will certainly return.

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DinoJ
1 review
Dined on 20 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was outstanding
My waitress aggie( her nickname was the best..

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vipTinaW
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on 20 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food very good for our 1st time there, we had the Charcuterie Board then we both had the lobster ravioli's which was the squid ink pasta and large chunks of Lobster! We felt bad for our Server, she was taking care of the not only the dining room but the outdoor seating area. Yes we waited 30 minutes after our first drink order, then to place our food order, but we told her how sorry we felt for her and completely understood! We will definitely be back!

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Elis
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience4

We went for "Restaurant Week" and had a nice time. The portions where adequate the dessert was teeny tiny but delicious. On a normal day the prices are too high but for this occasion it was worth it as I got to taste a bit of what the restaurant had to offer. Next time will try the happy hour.

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KarenS
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious with good service including comfortable outdoor dining. We did not feel rushed at all which was great since it was a get together including a friend I have not seen for a while.

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vipFerniciaF
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was delicious! The farfalle was absolutely fantastic. Service was wonderful.

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EricD
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here, food was great, service was great, food came out fast and correct (had a few special requests).

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vipMaureenW
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food excellent as always. Marco, our server, is always great. Restaurant was great and accommodating in our requests as this was a birthday celebration.

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Thomas
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was super, efficient & personable. The setting on the porch was perfect. Food was delicious. I would suggest that the bar get a blender for frozen drinks, like a strawberry daquiri,especially in the summer months.

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Suzann
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service!! A perfect date night!!

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MichaelV
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Very comfortable environment and family friendly. The mushroom Risotto was excellent. We will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, attentive service & Family / Kids friendly. They graciously accommodated last minute additions to our reservation and made sure we were taken care of. Highly recommend the Lobster Ravioli!

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maidenhatboro
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They accommodated us early. The waitress was excellent and was on top of all our needs. The food was delicious and the pace of service was perfect. Price was good for the quality of food. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Dtowndiner
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on 22 July 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Family meal with 2 seniors and 2 children. Nice range of menu items, and everyone had a couple of good options to choose from. Cappuccino was excellent, as were the deserts. Highly recommended.

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magicelf
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 19 July 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience3

We ate outside. The patio was lovely, the food was good. The service was terrible.

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viprepst
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good Classic Italian food, with great service. It is a big place and all the diners seemed to be pretty happy there! Great fo big groups - they know how to handle that.

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brettc
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

ALWAYS an amazing experience!!

FAQs

Buona Via offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (215) 672-5595.

Buona Via is rated 4.8 stars by 174 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

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