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Buca di Beppo - Florida Mall
Buca di Beppo - Florida Mall
  • Address:
    8001 South Orange Blossom Trail, #1304
    Orlando, FL 32809
    Neighborhood:
    I Drive / Sand Lake
  • Cuisine:
    Italian
    Price: $30 and under

Buca di Beppo - Florida Mall Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bucadibeppo.com
  • Phone: (407) 859-7844
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Holt Cappleman
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Our full menu is available for Buca To Go and Delivery. If you're hosting a special occasion or group event at your home, office or a local area reception hall, Buca To Go or Buca Delivery is the perfect choice. Our friendly & professional staff will assist you with your order, arrange a specific pick-up time for Buca To Go or deliver your order ($25 delivery fee applies to deliveries). Plates, napkins, eating & serving utensils and condiments are included. No minimum purchase required. Please allow 3 hours for same-day delivery and call for questions/details about our delivery service area.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, planning a business dinner or having a night out with family and friends, Buca di Beppo is your answer to one fabulous group dining experience! Buca serves authentic Italian family-style meals in an eclectic, vintage setting. Our knowledgeable staff will help organize and plan your group event or meetings with diverse lunch or dinner banquet packages - ideal for groups of 20 or more. Private and semi-private rooms are available.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: OBT & Sand Lake Road
  • Public Transit: Lynx #37 Bus and Lynx #04 Bus - Florida Mall Stop
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample parking is available in the Florida Mall parking lot. Buca di Beppo is situated between Macy's and Nordstrom.
A word from Buca di Beppo - Florida Mall
Buca di Beppo serves authentic Italian cuisine in an eclectic, vintage setting. Our dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. Two sizes are available: BUCA SMALL feeds two or more and BUCA LARGE feeds four or more. At Buca, guests delight in our lively atmosphere, enjoy the classic tunes of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin and admire our decor, including family photos and candid shots of Italian-American icons, such as Sophia Loren and Joe DiMaggio. Our energetic atmosphere, delicious food and friendly staff make Buca di Beppo the perfect place for great Italian food and fun.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Food was excellent , friendly and competent waiter, Fast service, Plates were huge, price is good, nice decoratrion"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Food is great (quality AND quantity) Service was perfect"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Have eaten at Buca several times now. Have tried both family style and individual. Food with friends and special occasion. ALL the food was great! Appetizer on through, although have not yet had dessert. Guess I will have to return another time. Recommend."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Michelle was our server.She did help our party of 6 understand the small and large menu items.Thats where it ended!Another server brought our pasta(that was cold)we asked for our bread that she never brought us.He left our food sitting on the side ,went to get the bread and slammed it on the table,then gave us our food .Michelle came back 5 minutes later with our bread as if nothing was wrong.My husband told her that she forgot about us and she said "No I Didn't"...She had way too many tables!!!!Won't be back,worst service!!!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The waitstaff seemed inexperienced and had a non interest in the Guest experience...there was confusion with the billing and waiter was getting frustrated when I asked for an explaination of the charges. Then had a bad attitude when presented with a discount coupon. What started out as a good experience turned into a negative one that was over $200.00....Great food service less than desireable."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Buca serves outstanding food. The portions are huge and the prices are reasonable. We shall return when in the area. Keep up the excellent quality."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "My husbands birthday and we had visiting family. It was great."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • " Drove hour and half to celebrate a birthday party. From start to finish everything was absolutely fantastic. We sat in at the kitchen table and from the very beginning, we were treated extra special. Would highly recommend!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. Food outstanding, service terrific, and staff friendly, cant say enough good things."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Since we were first time guests we got to tour the kitchen and the restraurant. It is family style dining. We shared a small caesar (for 4 of us) and there was plenty. We then shared spagetti and meatballs and fettuccine with chicken and broccoli. Both were awesome and we even took some home. Great atmoshere and food with a lot to look at."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We sat at the kitchen table. It was a somewhat noisey but my husband and step daughter had never experienced the kitchen table and they enjoyed themselves. The food was excellent as always. Our server was very attentive so the overall experience was great. Thank you"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Our favorites are the garden salad, spaghetti with marinara sauce, chicken Parmesan and toasted bread."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "My wife & I dread going out to eat on Mother's Day. The restaurants are usually crowded, prices are high and service can suffer. Well, let me tell you, our family had a ball this Mother's Day at Buca. They were geared up for the crowd. Because we had reservations, they seated us right away. We had the most pleasant and efficient waiter. He sported a beard (he had to get special permission from the owner for it) because his other job was in wrestling. Can't say enough about his service and the food was fantastic. As usual, we over ordered (thankfully) because I have been dining on the left overs. We asked for extra red sauce and he generously brought us more. The prices were the same as everyday and they even let us use a coupon."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Superb service and 1 class servise, good qualty of food."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had a good time, service was great, but the food was cool, we didn't say anything to the server about this...We drove 35 min. to the place... not really worth the drive, parking was hard to fine because it is in a large mall.... We had eaten at their places in Jersey and Philly and had great experiences...other then the food being cool it was a nice time"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We had lunch at Buca Di Beppo, 10 of us and food service was outstanding and reservation process thru Open Table worked great! The restaurant called on Sunday morning to make sure we would still be there so that was great as well!!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Although we visit the Buca at the Florida Mall regularly, it is a must when we have family in town. The food is excellent and the service amazing! It is such a great opportunity to share and try new things as the meals are served family style and enough for everyone. Each time we visit Buca we usually get our 'hearts desires.""
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Such an awesome place to eat!!! Went with a group and we were all completely blown away (in a good way) with the service, food, and setting. We enjoyed ourselves the entire time!"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We have eaten here several times over the years and we have never left disappointed! Food is beyond delicious, and I love the great old pictures that hang on the walls throughout the restaurant. It's a family style restaurant and the plates are plentiful. I would highly recommend this restaurant and I guarantee you will enjoy it!"
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "We went for Easter dinner and the other couple was most impressed with the food. Excellent service and outstanding for the price. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Great for big group events. Our family had a great time. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "I've never had anything but good experiences at any Buca di Beppo I've visited (Chicago, Louisville and Orlando), but this was the best visit yet. We were seated quickly. Our server, Kelly, was quick, polite and helpful. Our food was served faster than we expected, and was prepared perfectly...even the special request we made on one of the dishes. We were entertaining out of town guests who had never tried Buca before, but they say they're going to become regulars now."
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "The food was outstanding, but the server was sub-par. He made many mistakes on the order and took quite a while to serve us. We reserved the table inside the kitchen and thought it would be a great experience. We ended up having to wait a while to view a server, got drink/food order wrong. We ended up getting free things because of the mistakes, which were appreciated. It would have been much easier and better if we weren't sitting in the kitchen, unfortunately."
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "Great food and service. Wonderful menu to choose from and so much food. Nice that there are two sizes to choose from!!"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "The restaurant is very well located in the mall. It's good for families because the plates are huge! We were in a party of 3 and we have 1 appetizer and 1 entree. The food was good but too spicy! So for those who don't like it hot svoid the calamari."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "THE RESTAURANT WAS NOT FULL BUT THEY SAT EVERYONE SO CLOSE TOGETHER WHICH MADE IT VERY LOUD."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "A lot of fun for the whole family. Food was good especially the meat dishes and service was quick. Didn't like the way they treated reservations. It's first come first served even with a reservation."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "The food was amazing, the walls are fun to look at, and the staff is super duper friendly. Ashley is a great hostess and Patti was an amazing waitress! My fiance and I new favorite restaurant!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "we had the 4 for 40 selection, and were suppose to get the large size portions, in which we did not...we were given the small garlic bread, salad, and main course....seeing that the main course didnt even feed 3 of us, I did ask the waiter if it was the large....he looked at the platter and said no it was the small.... and apologizes for the small portions....he did, have the additional entree encreased, but that was it....the food itself was bland,the garlic bread just tasted like stale toasted bread....the ceasr salad seems to just have oil and vinegar dressing on it, not impressed, the meat sauce....the sauce was bland, meat was unseasoned, and the sauce was waterythe desserst was awful . the tiramisu, was heavy, and bland,"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Our server, Adam, was great! He joked along with the adults and kids at our table, was very attentive, and made eye contact each time he was addressed or in turn addressed someone at our table. He even aided us in embarassing our friend who had just returned home from a long business trip by having staff join in and sing "Happy Birthday" to him. Our meal was delicious. The establishment was clean, neat, and organized. The hostess gave us the kitchen tour and everyone in the kitchen greated us as we passed through. During our meal, the on duty manager checked in on our table. Even he joined in with our lively bunch who likes to joke around and have fun. Keep up the good work!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We have been to this restaurant many times - and to be honest it has gotten worse every trip. Today was out last visit. Service was HORRIBLE!! Food was too spicy even though we had asked for it NOT to be made spicy. Never got seconds on bread. (had 6 small pieces for the entire table) had to ask for water 4 times - 3 people - to finally get a refill with our check. SERVICE WAS TERRIBLE. FOOD WAS OK! Not sure what is going on with this restaurant.....actually asked who we thought was the manager - man in tie seating people for water and still did NOT get any. Sad - this use to be one of our favorite places to go. NOT one person came by our table to ask how anything was."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We enjoyed the "4 for $40" deal greatly, then we ordered the big brownie sundae in the giant martini glass for our birthday girl - a group of servers brought a CANDELABRA and sang the special Buca birthday song - best birthday recognition ever! The noise level was due to our rowdy celebrating party, but the other diners in our area didn't seem to mind...at least I hope they didn't!"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Spring break week at Disney, no dinner reservations= leave the park! We love the food and family style of Buca. The prices are a little high, especially when you order the small portion of the meats with the expectation it feed 2 or more with leftovers - it has 3 small pieces of veal - delicious, but misleading . The small portions of the pastas will however feed 3 or 4 easily. The place is fun with lots of crazy decor to look at and the desserts are around 15 dollars and are presented with serving spoons for you to eat with!!! I recommend only ordering a dessert if you plan on sharing since it is huge! Overall, a fun , decent chain"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Have been at bucca in Indy,in. And love it wherever I go. The food is terrific always and servers are always happy and friendly. The fl. Mall resturant was no exception. Keep up the good work. I'be back."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "My family has been to the Chicago restaurants many times and have enjoyed the food. Can't say so with this location. The salad had way too much dressing on it- we couldn't even finish it. The ravioli with meat sauce didn't taste good at all. The ravioli was overcooked."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "We came to Buca di Beppo for a surprise birthday party. The staff was extraordinary helping us set up for the birthday and bringing the cake after the dinner with a birthday song. Our waiter was super friendly and attentive. We will definitely come back for another family dinner."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "They give you so much food it's crazy. Fortunately, we took the advice of previous online reviews. We were 6 people. We each ordered a SMALL entrée which was plenty to feed us all. We ordered a large salad for the six of us and had to takes some home (it was THAT GOOD). When they call a dessert "COLOSSAL" it is because it is as big as your head! The only reasons they didnt get 5 stars is because the wine was served with sediment and the coffee was served with grains and for some odd reason, the stuffed shells seemed spicy. Otherwise everything was great. I felt like I had been transported through time to my old neighborhood in Brooklyn!"
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Was able to get the kitchen table and it was great. Recommend it for your next visit."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "This was my 1st place at the one located at the Florida mall , great food, great decorations , seems that everybody was in party mood that Saturday night, best if you go with family and friends to share the big portions of food they serve! the staff work hard to serve you well, i will go again ! thanks, Fam.Rivera from Puerto Rico."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Our family of 5 went to celebrate a new job and we had a great time. The service was terrific and the food was very good. We ordered a big salad, garlic bread, 3 entrees and 2 desserts and had plenty to take home. We liked being able to share and get a taste of everything. The chicken marsala was especially tasty. The meatballs were HUGE! And the desserts were rich and chocolaty. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 2/25/2014