Buca di Beppo - Frisco
Buca di Beppo - Frisco

Buca di Beppo - Frisco

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bucadibeppo.com/
  • Phone: 9726683287x
  • 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: American, Italian, Comfort Food
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, 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: 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: Preston Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Free self parking in our private lot.
A word from Buca di Beppo - Frisco
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.
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Buca di Beppo - Frisco reviews from OpenTable diners
63 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (50)kid-friendly (37)special occasion (34)great for lunch (19)romantic (16)fit for foodies (14)neighborhood gem (9)scenic view (7)notable wine list (7)late-night find (7)great for brunch (5)hot spot (4)vibrant bar scene (3)Show More
  • Food
    Stephanie
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The restaurant was fantastic! The ambiance and atmosphere is unique. My only complaint was the food. We had fettuccine alfredo with chicken. The chicken was fantastic but I thought the pasta was so bland. I felt like it was missing some flavor. Other than that it was great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Scene from Italian Restaurant
    Gabriel28
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This is a great place to have Italian food. Not only the food is authentic, the environment is very much like a typical Italian restaurant back on the East Coast, with pictures of prominent Italian notables plastered all over the restaurant. Its not only good food, its also entertaining to just be there and enjoy the scenery.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun with Friends
    Slbarkman
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Because of the quantity of food, bring a friend. Oh, and be sure to include the kids. Either way, you'll still be taking home leftovers. The food tastes fine. It may not be 5 star (a little on the bland side), but you're there to catch up with friends or famil, that's why it's served family style (multiple people sharing a dish). The restaurant has lots if seating and can accommodate groups. The servers are polite and appear to be use to kids. We had a reservation and were taken back to our table as soon as we arrived. We never waited for refills, which is nice.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BusyBunny
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Our server forgot to bring some things out and had to be reminded about them. The food didn't seem as good as it has been in the past. Speghetti was a watery tomato texture with little taste. We ordered baked ziti which was dry. The cheese was dry, very little sauce and the top layer had been baked or warmed so much that it was crusty. Very disappointed
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We were an inconvenience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The bartender took over 10 minutes to greet us when we were waiting at the bar, when he finally came around, he was rude and grumpy. The hostess walked way too fast and we lost her when a large table got up and blockd out path. She continued to our table without us, then just stood there while we looked for her. Our server took another 10 minutes to get there, then we waited 20 more minutes for our drinks. The bread with the meal was cold and stale. The bread with the bruschetta was soggy from sitting in the tomato juice. The saving grace was the entrees were tasty. Nothing spectacular, I would say better than Fazzoli's but worse than Olive Garden. Our dirty dishes didn't get cleared throughout the evening, just all at once when we paid.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • VERY DISAPPOINTED
    ONEANDDONE
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I HAVE ALWAYS ENJOYED EATING AT BUCA......I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED THE FOOD. I HAD SEVERAL FIRST TIME GUESS WITH ME AND THE FOOD WAS NOT GOOD..THE PASTA WAS RUBBERY AND NOT MUCH FLAVOR AND THE PIZZA WAS TERRIBLE...AND I USUALLY LOVE THE PIZZA. THE ONLY THING THAT TASTE NORMAL WAS THE SALADS, GREAT AS ALWAYS. NOT SURE WHEN I WILL RETURN. THANK YOU. P.S. MAYBE IT WAS A BAD COOK NIGHT.....................
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience.
    Digga
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Great overall experience, well trained team. I would recommend to family and friends, we had a great time.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a wonderful time.
    MyNewFav
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    The service was paced perfectly. The food was great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Authentic Itailian!
    Nelly
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    This is an awesome restaurant to celebrate time with family. The food is so delicious and served family style. As you enter the restaurant, you are given a tour as if you were a guest in their house. You even go through the kitchen. The decorations and noise level are authentic of an Italian family.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It worked out OK
    Gregstastes
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We were seated right away and drink orders taken. The waitress approached our table and treated us as if we were a table of college age people instead of a family raining in ages from 6 to 70. The food was too, but service was spotty at times.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What a wonderful meal for our 43rd
    foodmonger
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    My wife and I have been wanting to eat here for some time. We decided to celebrate our 43rd anniversary here. We loved it! the food was awesome and abundant! Our server (and bartender)took time to chat with us and took a request to Chef regarding low sodium dishes and brought us Chef's recommendations. Everything was perfect and we took home A LOT of food and a Tiramisu that lasted for 3 more serving each!.... all in all it was amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • good family place
    familyof5
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I would suggest the servers discuss whats included in kids meals and the size of deserts. Our kids ordered ice-cream and it was extra and we ordered Taramasu and it was huge. Enough for 6 people and also 11. The bill was higher than we thought for a family of 5 considering the quality of food was just OK. We will go again but not as frequent.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good Place to go with a group
    PatDinningOut
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Buca Di Beppo is a great place to go with the family or a group of friends, the servings are huge, so be very hungry or be careful with getting too carried away. Good price for the food, no question about this. Very difficult to park, so go with time you might need to go around several times to get a spot. Make sure you use open table to make a reservation otherwise you will wait for long time. Enjoy your visit as we did
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I'D GO BACK
    Turtlecycle
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Great service , Food was good as always, Great for groups and special occasions, my family LOVES it.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun time, great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Had Birthday party of 13 people for my wife and kids and grandkids. It was fun and the food and service was great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Bday Dinner with Friends
    SSPENCER
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We really enjoyed the atmosphere and food at Bucca di Beppo. Everything is family style and there were 8 of us so it was perfect! The server didn't exceed expectations, he felt overwhelmed because the kitchen was backed up and reflected it in his service towards us. He did take care of our needs but was not overly friendly or quick to carrying on a conversation with anyone at our table. The noise level was higher than your average restaurant but this was due to most parties were groups in the restaurant. It's cool that they take you through the kitchen and we had plenty of food for everyone. Nice portion sizes for the price-really balances out! PLUS there's coupons online if you sign up for their rewards program that helps.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Buca!
    KristenS
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We love Buca di Beppo. We try to make it every few months because the food is so good. The prices will appear higher to first timers, but once you see the portions, it'll make sense. This is really for groups or people who want to take a lot home. Every time we come, we try to get something new and so far, have not been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was practically deserted
    jhumroo
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We went for a weekday lunch to celebrate a birthday. We made a reservation expecting it to be busy (from past experience). But when we got there, the parking lot was practically empty and so was the restaurant. There were two servers/hosts at the front, who looked bored; they seated us and gave us the menu. This is where we got a surprise. The prices hat Buca have gone up considerably, compared to other similar restaurants--could that be the reason for so few patrons at the restaurant? The ambiance was the same as before, as I could remembered; menu choices were similar; food was good but not great. The server was not too interested, so service was okay. I would think twice about going here again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dining and great service
    DiningatBucas77
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    It was our first time to dine with Buca. Awesome waiter, Keith!! Everything was explained very well and the portions were sizable for the occasion. Timely service and very friendly. Great experience! We will be returning. I'm sure we'll ask for Keith's section.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 21st Birthday
    Hayley9311
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    I came here with my family and some friends for my 21st birthday. My family brought a cake as well and the staff was great with keeping in the kitchen for us and then bringing it out. They even did all of this without me even knowing! They were very attentive and helpful. And the food is AMAZING! My family used to come here all the time and loved it then too.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • martyluz56
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We really enjoyed ourselves there. The food is great and the service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    Wawel1985
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Food was amazing and the ambiance was fantastic. The noise level was perfect, my friend and I did have to yell to talk to each other.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great LunchBunch Outing!
    Mikie
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Our monthly Lunch Bunch members dined at Buca this last week and it was WONDERFUL! The setting is so cozy and comfortable and the food is to die for. This was the first time most members of the group had eaten here and they were unanimously enthusiastic about their food choices. We had some fun trying different food options in the "small" portions just so we could see the difference with "large" portions, although we all ordered the individual lunch portions for our main meal. And our server was very attentive and helped us through our exploration. We'll definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not likely to return or recommend.
    Bill
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Quality of food very good when it finally arrived. 6:00 reservation and seated on time in empty room, few customers in restaurant. Next family arrived, including very active child, were seated in booth next to ours, even though room had 8-10 other tables and no other customers. Order placed by 6:10, food arrived about 7:00. Waitress (one of several wait staff we saw, not sure what happened to original) said first lasagna was burned and they had to prepare another. Meanwhile I guess other 2 entrees sat under a heat lamp. Might have nice to be advised of delay and cause. RestAurant has a good reputation, but so do some others, which we will visit next time.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday bash
    Aggiepreacherman
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Celebrated my son's birthday on a Sunday night. There was no crowd, noise level was very low, food portions were huge! We ordered 3 small dishes for some variation and after five ate an appetizer trio and the main course we still took food home. Dessert was excellent as well. A great time had by all!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As always awesome
    Chall
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Went for our 14th wedding anniversary and had a great dinner. Plan on going for my birthday!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Customer
    xcellentcustmer
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Waiter Raymond made rude comments and provided horrible service. Food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Buca is the Best!
    Starsgal
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    I love going to Buca di Beppo! The atmosphere is great! There is always something new that I haven't seen before. Our waiter was terrific and was able to answer questions regarding the menu that we had. Food is always good. My husband and I usually get the Chopped Salad and a small pasta dish and we always have food for dinner the next night.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jack
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    Good food Great atmosphere and great service Great dining experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • deb113
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I came in with my husband and daughter and we had a great time! definitely recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy!
    Steph
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Everything was so good. I really liked the idea of everything being served family style. It made it feel like some nice little place you really would find in Italy. We went for my birthday and the little song they sang was cute! Our server was very attentive and did a fantastic job. I will definitely be returning.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food
    Bdaydine
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Food was good. Breaded chicken a tad burnt on top but still good. Meatballs delicious. Manager great service. Waiter needed to pick up speed and pay attention more. But overall we still like to come here.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    We have eaten there before but this time we had a party of 8...and come to find out they were out overdraft beers...no other accommodations so we left....it was a bummer because we came from richardson
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect for a celebration!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Buca di Beppo was a great ace to celebrate my sons graduation! There was enough room for all the family and friends! We were there for 4 hours!!!! The service and food were great! We enjoyed every second!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing!
    OpentableDiner
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    The food was absolutely delicious! And everything comes in huge portions for all of the table to share. Everything tasted great and we received excellent service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Place for Us
    HappyMama
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    This is the second time to had our graduation dinner here. Great service, good food and perfect for our large hungry family. We were 30 minutes late for our reservation due to the graduation. I called to let them know and they kindly said, NO worries. We exceeded the closing time by an hour and they treated us with the utmost respect and did not try to rush us out. This was purely a pleasurable experience. Coming from a large north east Italian family. I felt at home and was treated amazingly. Thank You Buca di Beppo!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FirstTimers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Great ambience, great food. Love the family-style service, which allows sampling a number of items. Everything was as good or better than expected! We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food and amazing atmosphere
    Luvs2dine
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    This is our favorite Italian food place to eat. We will continue to come back again and again. The environment and everything is a great experience. The price for the amount of food you get and the quality of food is worth it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for Large Family Outings!
    RicheyVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    We had a hungry family of seven adults looking for a place to eat. I remembered this restaurant from our anniversary. It delivered big time, we ordered the small Caesar Salad and three entree dishes. That was enough food to feed all of us and stilll have leftovers for everyone the next day. The food was good - Shrimp Pasta, Chicken Pasta and Spicy Pasta! The service was excellent and the out of town guests really enjoyed the tour of the kitchen and explanation of all the nostalgic decorations! This place is a must to consider if you are entertaining a large group and also want to keep costs down. Our total with tip averaged at $20 per person for 3 course meal with drinks.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 24 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 371 reviews are from the Buca di Beppo - Frisco reviews archive.
  • Buca has gone Downhill
    ExcellentVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    This was my first time eating a a Buca in about 5 years, and first time ever at this location. Everything about our experience was "sloppy". The staff all looked like they had rolled out of bed in last weeks uniform and come straight to work. They tried to seat our party of 8 at a table for 6. Most of the food was mediocre with a few exceptions being good. The house Chianti tasted like balsamic. Prices have gone up and quality has gone way down. It will take a lot to convince me to eat at one of their restaurants again.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic