Our Menu

Entrées Ranging from $18.95 - $28.95


  • Calamari Freschi

    • 11.95

    Fresh calamari grilled or fried to perfection

  • Melanzane Ripieno

    • 9.95

    Light fried sliced eggplant stuffed with whipped fresh ricotta cheese, topped with Fontina cheese and finished with marinara sauce

  • Cozze

    • 9.95

    Pei mussels, pepperoncino, oil, garlic, white wine or tomato sauce.

  • Brusccheta di Pomodoro

    • 8.95

    Homemade focaccia bread topped with heirloom chopped tomatoes, shallots, capers and extra virgin olive oil

  • Vongole

    • 10.95

    Sautéed clams, oil, garlic, basil, white wine or tomato sauce


  • Cesare

    • 8.95

    Crispy romaine, focaccia croutons in our creamy homemade Caesar dressing

  • Arugula é Pere

    • 9.95

    Wild arugula, shaved pears, fennel and pecorino sardo, toasted pine nuts, honey lemon vinaigrette

  • Roasted Beets

    • 9.95

    Beets mix greens, toasted almonds, Gorgonzola dolce, raspberry vinaigrette

Le Paste‏

  • Spaghetti Caprese

    • 18.95

    Spaghetti pasta with fresh home made marinara sauce, topped with fresh mozzarella cheese and fresh basil

  • Penne alla Vodka

    • 20.95

    Penne pasta tossed with pancetta, green peas, pink vodka sauce

  • Fettuccine Alfredo

    • 21.95

    Egg fettuccine pasta tossed in our creamy egg yolk sauce, sprinkled with fresh grated Parmigiano Cheese

  • Penne alla Putanesca

    • 21.95

    Penne pasta‏ sautéed with black olives, anchovies, Italian long hot peppers in our homemade tomato gravy

  • Gnocchi

    • 23.95

    Home-made potato dumplings tossed in your choice of sauce: marinara, Gorgonzola or aurora

  • Linguine del Giardino

    • 21.95

    Linguine pasta, sautéed seasonal vegetables in oil, garlic white wine or our homemade fresh tomato gravy

  • Lasagna

    • 24.95

    Homemade meat lasagna, meat sauce topped with melted mozzarella chees and fresh tomato gravy

  • Risotto Primavera

    • 22.95

    Arborio rice, sautéed seasonal vegetables, basil in a oil, garlic white wine or homemade tomato gravy

  • Papardelle Bolognese

    • 23.95

    Homemade wide ribbon noodles in our signature slow cooked meat sauce

Pasta di Mare

  • Fettuccine Buona Vita

    • 26.95

    Homemade spinach fettuccine tossed with jumbo lump crabmeat, grape tomatoes, basil garlic extra virgin olive oil, splash of white wine

  • Linguine Traditional

    • 26.95

    Linguine pasta‏ tossed with sautéed shrimp, artichokes heard, baby arugula, cherry tomatoes in a lemon white wine sauce

  • Spaghetti alla Vongole

    • 22.95

    Spaghetti pasta, little neck clams, diced tomatoes, arugula, basil, oil, garlic white wine sauce

  • Penne alla Scampi

    • 27.95

    Penne pasta sautéed with shrimps, baby spinach, brandy cream sauce

  • Spaghetti alla Cozze

    • 20.95

    Spaghetti pasta, pei mussels, oil garlic, basil, lemon white wine sauce or homemade tomato gravy

  • Risotto del Mare

    • 28.95

    Arborio rice tossed with sautéed mussels, clams, shrimp and calamari in a white wine or home made tomato gravy

  • Linguine Pescatore

    • 28.98

    Linguine pasta tossed with sautéed mussels, clams, shrimp and calamari


  • Pollo Buona Vita

    • 25.95

    Sautéed chicken breast topped with prosciutto di Parma, baby spinach, fontina cheese, imported porcini mushrooms, light demiglace sauce

  • Pollo alla Cacitora

    • 24.95

    Chicken breast sautéed with roasted peppers, white bottom mushrooms, home made tomato gravy

  • Pollo Parmigiano

    • 24.95

    Breaded chicken breast with our homemade tomato gravy and melted mozzarella cheese

  • Pollo Marsala

    • 23.95

    Chicken breast, sautéed white bottom mushrooms, sweet Marsala wine light demiglace sauce

  • Pollo Fantasia

    • 24.95

    Chicken breast sautéed with fresh asparagus, melted fontina cheese, finished with lemon white wine sauce


  • Vitello Buona Vita

    • 28.95

    Veal medallions topped wit prosciutto di Parma, smoked mozzarella, imported porcini mushrooms, brown veal stock reduction

  • Veal Carciofi

    • 27.95

    Veal medallions, artichokes, white mushrooms, white wine lemon capers sauce

  • Veal Parmigiano

    • 26.95

    Lightly breaded veal medallions, homemade tomato gravy, fontina cheese

  • Veal Francese

    • 25.95

    Veal medallions, egg dip, lemon white wine sauce

  • Veal Scallopine

    • 26.95

    Veal medallions, roasted peppers, white mushrooms, homemade tomato gravy


  • Salmone Livornese

    • 28.95

    Pan seared‏ king salmon filet with olives, capers, shallots, finished in a light tomato sauce

  • Langoustine

    • MP

    Large mediterranean shrimp, grilled to perfection, olive oil and fresh squeeze of lemon dressing

  • Tilapia

    • 27.95

    Stuffed with jumbo lump crab meat, spinach saffron, white wine sauce

  • Fish of the Day

    • MP

    Chef’s choice from the market

Homemade Desserts‏

  • Tiramisu

    • 9.95
  • Pana-Cotta

    • 8.95
  • Chocolate Mousse

    • 8.95
  • Cheese Cake

    • 8.95
  • Cream Brule

    • 8.95
  • Cannoli

    • 8.95
  • Tartufo al Cioccolato

    • 8.95
  • Fruit Sorbet or Gelato

    • 9.95

Per Il Bambini

  • Chicken Fingers & Fries

  • Meatballs & Pasta

  • Fettucine Alfredo

  • Penné Butter & Cheese


  • Coffee & Tea

    • 2.25
  • Capuccino

    • 4.50
  • Espresso

    • 3.25
  • Mineral Water

    • 3.50


What People are Saying

One of the best kept secrets in Somers Point. A must go!

Roger M.

Wonderful dinner! The food was excellent, the brazino over capellini was to die for. Perfect table overlooking the bay too! We'll be back

Gemma M.

One of the best dining experiences down the shore. Great ambience, service and food. I would highly recommend to anyone.

Richard R.

Absolute gem byob with delicious food! So many good options...I will eat that bronzino every time!

Gina S.

Hours of Operation

Thurs - Sun
4:00pm – 10:00pm




Drop Us a Line

Don't be shy. Let us know if you have any questions!

Hours of Operation

Wed - Sun

4:00pm – 10:00pm



Drop Us a Line

Don't be shy. Let us know if you have any questions!

We Are Open for Indoor Dining!Beginning on Friday, September 4, 2020

Buona Vita Restaurant will be open for indoor dining, with limited capacity, on Friday, September 4, 2020. We hope you will join us!