The Palazzo, by Buona Sera is Central NJ’s HOTTEST event space that can host up to 300 guests. Whether you are looking for a boutique style wedding or a grandiose event we specialize in customizing each and every special day to fit your needs!
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Outdoor - Covered
Outdoor - Not Covered
Civil Union, Commitment Ceremony, Elopement, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-Religious Ceremony, Religious Ceremony, Same Sex Ceremony, Second Wedding , Vow Renewal Ceremony
Up to 250
Bar + Drinks, Cakes + Desserts, Food + Catering, Planning
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Buona Sera Palazzo Reviews
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Reviewed On 12/03/2017 by demi B
Mike and Meghan were amazing! Our wedding was perfect and we couldn’t have done it without them. Molly was an outstanding maitre d as well. I highly recommend booking!
Reviewed On 9/21/2017 by Joy G
Buona Sera Palazzo is INCREDIBLE! My husband and I first visited this venue last year (2016) a few months after we got engaged. This was the first venue we looked at and we literally signed the contract the same day. After seeing the space and ...
Reviewed On 8/21/2017 by Greicy d
We were married at Buona Sera Palazzo on Saturday, May 27, 2017. It was the best day of our lives. Mike Fusco and Megan Schaffer helped us every step of the way. Their knowledge is infinite as is their patience. They made us feel at ease ev...
Reviewed On 6/16/2017 by Allison G
Just amazing! I got married here on June 3,2017 and it was absolutely beautiful. The food was incredible and the service was like no other. Megan and Mike were truly wonderful, they made everything easy and painless from the very beginning. I c...
Reviewed On 6/09/2017 by Erin S
Amazing food and mike and megan took such amazing care of us!! Best decision to have buona sera cater our wedding!
Reviewed On 5/31/2017 by Jennifer F
How do I even start?????? Our wedding was May 20th...... you always expect something to not go so right but it was absolutely perfect! The ceremony was set up just beautiful.... and when the reception started the room was gorgeous! The food ex...
Reviewed On 12/23/2016 by Rachel M
Amazing staff, most magical wedding!! From the minute my husband and I walked into the venue, we knew this would be the perfect spot for our big day! Mike and Megan were extremely accomodating when it came to making appointments. Mike was alw...
Reviewed On 12/07/2016 by Megan D
I recently had my wedding reception at Buona Sera Palazzo on 11/19/16. It was absolutely magical. Mike and every single member of his staff go out of their way to make you feel like you are a part of their family. From the moment I met Mike...
Reviewed On 11/27/2016 by Janine G
We couldn't imagine having our wedding at any other place in the world. Mike and Megan and the rest of the staff were fabulous to work with, had great ideas and many surprises for us. Our guests are still talking about the food and how deliciou...
Reviewed On 11/08/2016 by Kaitlyn S
We got married on October 15, 2016 & had our reception at Buona Sera Palazzo. Words cannot express how perfect our reception was. Mike & Megan made sure every detail of our day was perfect. I cannot say enough about how great the two of them we...
Reviewed On 10/26/2016 by Marc N
October, 1, 2016 was undoubtedly the best day ever. My husband, Marc, and I could not be more pleased with our choice of Buona Sera Palazzo as our wedding venue. Mike and Megan went above and beyond to make our day perfect. They certainly excee...
Response from the Vendor on 10/28/2016
Marc & Dana
From start to finish you all felt like family! It was an honor to host your special day!
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Reviewed On 10/08/2016 by JoAnn M
As a Mother of the Bride, I couldn't be happier with this venue. Mike, Megan, and the rest of the staff make you feel comfortable and treat you like you are part of their family. Everything is flawless! From the moment you walk through the d...
Reviewed On 9/19/2016 by kayla r
Best place to have a wedding. From the very beginning when I met with Mike while venue shopping, I knew this place was different - in a good way. Mike didn't meet with me as some stuffy guy in a suit telling me how my wedding should be. He is l...
Reviewed On 7/28/2016 by Lisa M
We LOVED Buona Sera Palazzo even more than we love Buona Sera! My husband and I just had our wedding reception there; Megan, Mike, and Caitlin exceeded ALL of our expectation! The service was IMPECCABLE, the food was OUTSTANDING, the ambiance w...
Response from the Vendor on 07/29/2016
Lisa & John - Getting to know the two of you over the last few months made your day all that more special to us! Your relaxed demeanor and comfort throughout the day was inspiring. We wish you both the best and hope to see you again soon!
Reviewed On 7/27/2016 by Heather D
Our wedding reception couldn't have gone any more perfectly and it was all thanks to Mike, Megan, and the rest of the amazing staff at Buona Sera Palazzo. From the very beginning they made the planning process easy and stress-free. They are fle...
Response from the Vendor on 07/29/2016
Bart & Heather - Congratulations on your big day! Both the two of you and your guests were such a blast... You were a pleasure to host!
Reviewed On 7/14/2016 by
On July 9, 2016, we held both our wedding and reception at Bouna Sera Palazzo. NO words can adequately express the quality, expertise and professionalism from Mike and Meagan to the staff. From the Bride and Groom to each and every guest, all w...
Response from the Vendor on 07/14/2016
Richard & Vania
It was an absolute pleasure working with the both of you! We are so happy we could be a part of your special day with your friends and family!
Mike, Megan and the Entire Buona Sera Staff
Reviewed On 6/23/2016 by Anne B
I had my wedding at Buona Sera Palazzo on June 18th, 2016. The venue was perfectly sized for my wedding of 150 guests and was beautifully kept. The staff was extremely accommodating, ensuring I had everything I wanted – from food to service a...
Reviewed On 6/16/2016 by Amanda F
We can't even imagine our wedding day without Mike and the Buona Sera crew. Megan was absolutely amazing at helping us feel completely calm through out the whole process. Anything I seemed to ask her was met with a "not a problem" and a smile I...
Reviewed On 6/15/2016 by
Our names are Abby and Gene we got married on May 14, 2016 at the Buona Sera Palazzo. We can honestly say this venue made our special day become a fairy tale. The staff is extraordinary , they are very respectful, helpful, professional, and ver...
Reviewed On 5/19/2016 by Nicole A
My wedding reception was absolutely amazing. Our guests loved every thing. The food, decor, staff and venetian. Mike and Megan were such a pleasure to work with. Choosing the Palazzo was the one part of the planning process I didn't have to wor...
Reviewed On 5/04/2016 by Jamee W
We can't say enough about Buona Sera Palazzo... Mike, Megan and the entire staff is absolutely amazing... They are so easy to work with and made time to answer all my questions. We were blown away the minute we walked inside... From the food, ...
Reviewed On 4/21/2016 by Megan M
I cannot begin to describe what amazing service we had throughout out entire wedding process! Mike, Megan, Rick and staff were absolutely incredible every step of the way. Our wedding was everything we could ever dream of and more and I owe so ...
Reviewed On 11/10/2015 by Christina M
If there were more than 5 stars, I would give the Palazzo more. When you read reviews on this venue, you only hear of amazing things. And as a bride in planning, you probably think/wonder, "I hope that happens to me". When you book with the Pal...
Reviewed On 10/28/2015 by Knot M
This venue by far was amazing! My wedding was beautiful and i could not have asked for a better place to have it. Mike Fusciello made every step and planning easy and smooth. The night of my wedding could have not been more perfect from the mom...
Reviewed On 9/06/2015 by Felix R
We were blown away with our wedding and it was exactly what we had signed up for: a fantastic venue, five-star food and service beyond compare. It started months earlier when looking for a venue when we met Mike--he made us feel like we were a...
Contact Info for Buona Sera Palazzo
1033 West Park Avenue, Ocean Township, NJ(732) 674-6400