Buca di Beppo - Greenwood
Buca di Beppo - Greenwood

Buca di Beppo - Greenwood

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bucadibeppo.com/
  • Phone: 3178842822x
  • 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
  • Executive Chef: Arturo Johnson
  • 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, 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: 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: Fry Road
  • Public Transit: IndyGo Bus Service - Greenwood Park Mall stop - approximately 5-10 minute walk to Buca di Beppo.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free self-parking available in public lot.
A word from Buca di Beppo - Greenwood
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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Buca di Beppo - Greenwood reviews from OpenTable diners
29 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (25)special occasion (22)kid-friendly (12)fit for foodies (8)neighborhood gem (5)romantic (4)great for lunch (3)notable wine list (3)hot spot (1)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • POPE Room-too many reservations
    pinktulipmonkey
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Our server was EXCELLENT, and so was our food. My son has wanted to sit in the pope room for a long time, and I made a request for his 16th birthday.We loved it! It is a FUN room to dine in. We were alerted that there was another party at 7:30 right away. Our reservation was at 6, with 10 people orginally. I had 4 people cancel. We felt very rushed, especially with a 1 year old. I have NO IDEA what we would have done if all 10 people had showed up. There would have been no way. What if we wanted coffee, dessert, or just simply visit? I don't like to eat on a time limit, especially on a special occassion. The next reservation should have been made later, or simply another night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday
    greatparty
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    My family celebrated my Dad's birthday. The dining staff were on the ball at the Greenwood, Indiana location. Service was top notch. It was an intimate dining atmosphere in the poster room so it wasn't loud for my dad's afternoon out. I liked for a birthday they didn't make a complete fool out of my dad, so for a birthday I would strongly consider this location, if you have had bad birthday experiences dining out.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Everything was Perfect! But...
    Blakage
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    I would 100% recommend the food and the service! The food was superb! Our waiter James was perfect! But I would not recommend taking families there at all! They had photos on the wall of famous people as well as non famous people and almost all the pictures and paintings had women almost "hanging out" of their tops or I saw one photo of the Monalisa painting with here shirt off! Because of those kind of pictures I will never go back or take my family back or any business clients or partners there, ever!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wife's 40th
    Brandon
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Had a groups of 10 celebrate my wife's birthday. Good was incredible as we ordered several entrees and shared them. Couldn't have asked for better place or experience!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food!
    Rass
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I enjoyed myself, while others in my group complained they thought it was to expensive or there were other Italian restaurants that were better. I thought the food was excellent and everyone said they were full when we left so I count it as a good job by this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My familia loves Buca di Beppo!
    CJack71
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We prefer to dine at Buca di Beppo for special occasions such as Mother's Day or for birthday's. We also like to bring the extended family here for supper when they visit. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is fun & comfortable. We also love the eclectic mix of decor. We have eaten here dozens of times and have never left feeling disappointed. If something isn't right, (rare occurrence) the server fixes it quickly. We love Buca di Beppo!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mother's 70th Birthday Party
    Jar1234
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I was disappointed with how the reservation worked out. I had made my initial request online 2-3 weeks prior to my mother' Birthday. I specifically request the Pope room as our party of 15 would be too large and spread out at a regular table(s). I received a call from the restaurant on the day of our reservation to see if we could move our reservation from 6:30 to 8:30. As a lot of the guests were from out of town and had long drives in front of them after dinner, this was not an option. The ultimate frustration came when I went to the restroom around 7:30, the Pope room was still empty. It was still empty when we left. Lesson learned, don't make reservations online for special request.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for Groups
    CarrieVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We went to Bucca to celebrate a birthday. It is a great place to go with a large group of people. Everything is family style so make sure you bring your appetite!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great atmosphere but...
    PastaEater
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The restaurant is worth the experience just for the atmosphere. I love the feel of it! The food is good, but nothing special. It's difficult to order family style...I wish there was an option not to have to do that.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • spacious
    hahndoh
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Dinner for my 89 year young uncle, very nice and spacious (roomy). The food was delicious the menu fit anyone and the portions would feed an army plus. Although a bit noisy which I prefer in a restaurant, not a night club....I will have dinner here again soon
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • buccaaddict
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We go to Buca often - at least a couple times a month - food consistently good; wait staff always nice, friendly and efficient.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 195 reviews are from the Buca di Beppo - Greenwood reviews archive.
  • Great place
    Pearl
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    We went in a large group, family style serving was great. The food was excellent and they did a fine job of helping us celebrate!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • goodfood
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    It was good, just too noisy for a romantic dinner with my husband. Food was great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place for Lunch
    INRedsFan
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    I visited Buca for lunch with a small group of people after attending a college graduation nearby. I had asked around for recommendations and Buca was named. As expected, the portions were large but were delicious. We already knew we'd be taking half (or more) home. One member of my group ate pizza and said it was one of the best he's had. The restaurant was not super busy at lunchtime so I probably did not have to make reservations. One member mentioned that he'll be back because he enjoyed the ambiance of the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Server
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    Our server was super, super nice and went out of her way for us! Thanks!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not bad
    FullOPasta
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The food was what we expected. Not the best in the world, but pretty good overall. Our waitress was a little devoid of personality, and that made it not quite as wonderful as it could have been. The manager was nice. It was VERY hard to find a bathroom, and when you are navigating with 3 little boys in tow, that can be an issue. The Men's room floor was very slippery and my 5 year-old slipped in there while walking in. It was a quick tumble, but could have been worse.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyable Mother's Day
    CinPIN
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Everything was great. Made reservations and had an extra person show, coupon for another location taken, waitress (oh I'm sorry ... server) was great and made everything even more enjoyable, and items selected tasted great. We even had someone who needed to make selections from the glutton free menu.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Italianforthesoul1
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We all picked 3 entrees and they were all good. I liked that we can try a little of everything. It was perfect. Barely any leftovers, darn it. LOL Thanks.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • weekenddiner
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    The food was cold and the service was poor even though the section we were in wasn't full.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Allergy Conscious
    AllergyAware
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Members of our party had peanut and citrus allergies. All the servers knew if allergens were in the dishes. As a result, our party felt safe eating the food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Inadequate of Timely Seating
    Partyof6
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Management was unprepared to handle a large party, even after reservations were made well in advanceof arrival. There is no seating area for families waiting, which is very hard on the elderly and parents with small children. Management did provide a free appetizer, but would rather have had a faster seating service than a free app.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful place for a birthday.
    GoodTimes1
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    There were nine of us celebrating a birthday and we all had a wonderful time. Jamie was our server and she did an outstanding job catering to our every needs. The food was excellent and such a wide variety. I highly recommend Bucco's to anyone!
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pope's Room Fun!
    BarneyWood
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    We celebrated my son's 1st communion and reserved the Pope's Room for a family dinner. It was a great time!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, special occasion, Hot Spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • really skimpy on sauces
    camden4
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    The love some of the dishes at Buca, but I don't know that I'll go back. They are really skimpy on sauces. I ordered a Fra Diovalo to go and there was literally no sauce, just pasta. Very Disappointed. For any to go order you need to check it before you leave. This is the third time I've had the same problem with them. Even ordering in you have so ask for extra sauce. Skimpy. Skimpy. Skimpy. Who wants to eat plain pasta?
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great for families
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    The service was great - waiters friendly and helpful - we had a group of 23 and they put us in a nice room all together - very accommodating. Food was good and portions were much larger than we expected, even though we had all been there before. Overall a very nice experience
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Clean Restaurant and Friendly Serve
    AkjohnsonVIP
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    We were celebrating a child's birthday. The server was very friendly, but service was a bit slow. The food was served hot, but the sauce in each dish was bland. The pasta part was good, but all 4 dishes with different sauces had little flavor. This was a party of 9 and everyone in the party made the same comment on the sauce.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Love me some Buca
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    This location is typical of the chain. Friendly service, good food, huge portions, all Buca trademarks. This location lives up to the standard and what I've come to expect, and why I keep going back when I'm craving good Italian. Skip Olive Garden, go to Buca!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for groups
    Todgel
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    We went to dinner with our friends before a night out dancing. The service was great! The food was great! Couldn't have asked for a better time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely lunch with family
    Mapsc
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    This was a lovely time with family. Very good food and service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our go-to place.
    Redhead77
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    When we have out of town family here we always go to Bucas. Love the Antipasto salad. We always choose Alfredo for the kids. Great atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Underwhelmed
    Pearl
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    We have been to Buca's before on several occasions and the foods has always been very good along with great service. Our evening at the Greenwood store this time was a little different. The server (Ward) was great and represented the restaurant well. The food, however, with the exception of the Chicken Saltimbocca and chopped salad, was totally unremarkable. Someone had the clams in white sauce and someone else had meatballs and pasta in marinara. Chef needs to get out his spice rack and go to work in that kitchen. The food was certainly not awful but just unremarkably bland. We will go back and try something different next time.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Colder inside than outside....
    Disappointed
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Food and service good, cold air blowing on us and being ignored about the issue ruined the experience for me.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worst experience ever
    disney25
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Traveled 40 miles to this restaurant for our 24th Wedding Anniversary. Was seated in a room with 30 volleyball players (age 16-17) parents, and coaches. Noise level was unbelievable, could not hear my wife from across the table. One parent was up taking pictures, blocking the aisle for waitresses, taking pictures in front of tables of people trying to eat. Very rude. One table complained to the manager, who talked to the coach about the noise. Coach talked to the players but it did no good. This team should have been placed in a room by themselves. My wife and I spent $136.00, we were going to the mall afterwards for shopping but both had headaches and went straight home.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This is a fun, vibrant restaurant.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    This is a fun, vibrant restaurant. The photographs on the walls are very entertaining and great conversation starters if you are on a first date or celebrating a 50th anniversary! Just be prepared when you order it is family style, so every order is a lot of food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bucca's
    BriHeatPipePark
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Food is always great.....and it was again. Always noisy, just what you expect from Bucca's. We were even late for our reservation, and it was not a problem, they got us right in. LOVE THIS Place!!! We don't go enough....we need to go more!! Love it...love it...love it!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun times with extended family
    Andy
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    Buca's in Greenwood is a great place to meet the family for dinner. We had cousins in from out of town, and we got 15 people, including kids, into "the Pope Room." It is a large circular table, so everyone could see and talk to one another. The food is great and the portions are a good value for the money. Watch for Buca's coupons in the newspaper and online before you go. I really appreciated being able to reserve our spot for free via Open Table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unbelievably Bad
    jcolefranklin
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    The food was absolutely terrible, no flavor, over cooked on some dishes, service was a mess, extremely slow. I have made my last trip to Buca de Beppo.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Family time.
    mar1
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    I was pleased with the reservation confirmation email and the personal call that morning before arrival wanting to know if we needed highchairs or booster seats. There is one problem, the floor at our table had a big slice of bread that a few of us had to step on to get to our seats. Other than that it was a pleasant experience. I think the imported Italian draft beer is a little pricey.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Way too loud
    Russ
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    They should really seat groups together in one area. We had an 8-top in the middle of our section and there was one woman who was so loud that she gave me a headache. Really spoiled our intimate date night for two. The hostess also messed up our OpenTable reservation, but that was not a big deal beyond missing our points because they weren't full when we got there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • An A+ Experience
    lucendienne
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    When reservations fell through for my friend's engagement dinner I was in a panic-- I needed a quality restaurant that could take care of fifteen people with very little notice that would be classy enough for an important celebration. I chose Buca's and they came through brilliantly. The festive ambiance kept everyone upbeat. The food portions were plentiful delicious. What stood out the most to me though was the level of service which was superb. From the moment we walked in the door until we ambled, full and happy, to our cars, we were treated like special guests. Not only was our server amazing but EVERY EMPLOYEE we came across was the epitome of the perfect host. I felt very welcome and will definitely be giving them my business again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.