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Buca di Beppo - Maple Grove
Buca di Beppo - Maple Grove

Buca di Beppo - Maple Grove Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bucadibeppo.com
  • Email: maplegrove@bucainc.com
  • Phone: (763) 494-3466
  • 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: Carlos Molina
  • 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, 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: Main Street
  • Public Transit: Metro bus service - Maple Grove stop.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free self-parking available in public lot.
A word from Buca di Beppo - Maple Grove
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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "We've been to this Buca numerous times before. Service is always friendly and attentive, and the food is consistently very good. This night was no exception. It's tough to go there with a small group like our family of four because the portions are so huge and everyone likes something different (other families may be more consistent in their taste so may find it works perfectly), but with a larger group it's fantastic. The bonus was that we had plenty of leftovers that were as good reheated the next day as they were served straight from the kitchen. I've certainly had better and more authentic Italian cuisine, but for a kid-friendly, group-friendly, and very reasonably-priced restaurant it's really hard to beat."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "We were seated promptly but from there it went south quickly. We were seated directly under a 3 ft. square vent blowing cold air. It took us three requests, one hour and a threat to move ourselves or leave before they turned it down! The service was fair at best. The food quality varied by dish. Some were poor and some were fair to good. The value of the food ....quantity for price.....was poor! We will never go back to Bucca's."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "My wife and I went here to celebrate our anniversary. The restaurant itself is very well decorated and has many interesting things to look at. The staff at the restaurant was very warm and friendly and made you feel very welcome. However, apart from that I was very disappointed in our visit. We ordered two small pasta dishes (a shrimp pasta and chicken carbonara), an apple gorgonzola salad, and garlic cheese bread. The salad was good and the cheese bread was so-so. However, both pasta dishes were bland and overcooked. We had to add salt to our pasta to be able to eat them. Also, there was a large party in the same room as us that was very loud and obnoxious. This was not an enjoyable experience for us."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Had our favorites: Garlic cheese bread for starters, then Chicken Marsala and green beans."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We were there for dinner with friends and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff was great. It is clear that the bar staff enjoy their jobs and their customers. The food was delish and the server was very attentive. I especially appreciated how she packaged up each course and had it ready for us to take home without even being asked. Loved the chicken prosciutto. I wish I had saved room for dessert."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "My husband took me to Buca and I haven't had italian food this good in many years! So, on his birthday, I took him there to feast and celebrate! It was wonderful!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Every single food item we ordered was excellent. My dad had an awesome 72nd birthday!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Had a lot of fun sitting in the kitchen booth. Out of the ordinary and made it more enjoyable."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We enjoyed celebrating my father-in-law's birthday. The food and service were great, and our server helped make our time special. They even brought out a candle for him to make wish!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We found last minute reservations for 9, which was fabulous! Thank you Open Table! Very crowded at 7pm, getting hot, but a fun atmosphere for very noisy groups. We had a good time. Food was as to be expected in a family type dining place. No complaint but not thrilled. It worked out very well. Would I go again? Sure, in 6 months with a birthday party."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Had spaghetti an meatballs and Alfredo. Food not as good as it used to be. Bland. Waiter was wonderful though, very funny."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We took another couple there for their fist time. Great waitress and fun décor.. Good food and wine. We shared the Lasagna and they shared the Ziti. They loved it..We had a great time. They want to go back next time they come to visit."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "I felt the price for the amount of food was pretty high. We ordered the spaghetti. If we wanted meatballs with it..each one ran 6 dollars. If we ordered a salad that was 13 dollars. There was no refill on the bread and the beverages were separate as well. We ended up not getting dessert because we did not want the same things. We went here to try out family style, but realize this is not for us. We felt the experience was a bit confining. I also felt that the amount of food was too regulated if you will. In all fairness, we were a party of 6 and we had a coupon that gave us free salad and bread, so the price for us that day was fair. If we did not have that coupon we felt the food would have been too much for the money."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Decided to go on a double date with a couple we're close to. Our girlfriends hadn't been to Bucca's before, so we thought it was high time they did! And they were not disappointed! Food was great, portions huge as always. We ordered quite the feast - 3 small entrees, a salad and dessert. Everything was amazing save for the chocolate volcano cake; it was a little dry. But what really made the night was our waiter Jose - he set the tone for the evening from the get-go! Very friendly, personable, and attentive, he was great! Will definitely be back, and hopefully we'll have Jose again!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "I love Buca, its great for big groups. Dining family style is fun, unstructured, the kids love it, and the food is awesome. My only complaint this time was a rather inattentive server."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Food was great. Generous portions and great taste. Shannon our server was very nice as was the supervisor Melissa. They made our experience so much better than our previous experience with 2 other Italian restaurants in Maple Grove."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "My first time ever at Via and was pleasantly surprised. I felt like I was at an Italian restaraunt my family frequented when I was a kid. Went home full and happy. Great wait staff, lots of smiles all around...."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Our servers where great. Very knowledgeable and friendly. We were a loud group and she made us laugh and there was great interaction. The food was amazing along with the specialty drinks we had! Our group had a fabulous time and we can't wait to come back again. We all work/live in Elk River but we will definitely come back!!!!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Fettuccine was sticky and tasted like it was leftover from last night. Should have been much creamer than it was. The baked Zita was better, but not great. The Quattro el forno was very good and I would highly recomend that because of the variety. Lastly, the house salad was excellent and enough for 8 people. don't forget your 4 eat for $40 coupon."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "We had a reservation and still had to wait 10 mins to be seated"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I was at Bucca on March 21st with my family to celebrate my birthday. Our meal was very good, actually the best tasting one I've had there in a long time. Our service was fair. Our drinks sat empty for periods of time. I realize the restaurant was busy, but our server visited our table said you need such and such a drink we said, yes. Then she came back and said, oh your drinks...obviously, forgot. Overall, our experience was good. I titled my review as Pitty Party, because I received my "free" birthday brownie and I have to say, it was very pathetic. There was a total of three bites of brownie, a small scoop of ice cream that was covered in whip cream. The whip cream - the least expensive of all was the majority of the dessert."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "With a group of 9 people, we all had enough to eat just with 2 family large style entrees and a salad with bread, we had a blast with our server, he made the time very enjoyable and fun."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "The wait staff was very friendly and accommodating. The food was fabulous. We stopped in to share the enormous brownie sundae. The gelato was so tasty and the brownies were deliciously gooey. My daughter loved the mountain of whipped cream and sprinkles on top, too. We washed it all down with tall glasses of cold milk. It's always a great time here!"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Went there after wedding dress shopping. Great food and good bloody marys!"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "It had been a few years since we last had a meal at Buca. We were pleasantly surprised by the tasty variety of food selections. We will go back again soon."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "10 of us went out to celebrate a milestone birthday and were not disappointed with wonderful food and service. The family style dining was a great hit with everyone sampling multiple dishes. Definitely somewhere worth a visit."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "I made reservations for 8 people @ 7:15 for my husbands birthday. He loves Buca's he is Cicilian. So he and I came a little early to have a glass of wine. We waited for our family to show up. When they showed up we were seated in the bar corner (not a round booth) but a table that had to be added too. Very tight and uncomfortable to say the least. I literally had to slide in 4 people from the end. I really think that this is not very customer friendly, so I asked the waitress why we were sat in the bar and she told me that they had just let some of the staff go because they were not that busy. UGH! excuse me we chose Buca's to have a fun evening and to celebrate his birthday. I made reservations in advance online so they knew we were coming"
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "Only complaint was that our table was not ready until 15 minutes after our reservation time. Everything else was excellent"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We had a great birthday get together. Food was great, service was too. They were accommodating with two small children"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "It feels good and the food is good. People treat you well."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Our hostess was very rude to us. The manager on duty went out of her way to make it up to us and did apologize many times, but it starts your evening off poorly when the person who seats you is not friendly."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This restaurant makes large groups feel welcome! In other restaurants they make you feel like its a nuisance to fit you in, here it's a standard. Making a reservation with them was super easy online."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "always have a great time here. the food is very good. it can be a bit pricey and it's better if you go in groups, but even with taking home leftovers it's worth it. definitely recommend."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Really, you can't go wrong with Bucca. The food is always tasty and the staff is super friendly. Had no problems getting in last minute on an early Saturday supper."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Very unique place and the food was excellent! Noise and bustle level was a tad high, but my fiance and I simply sat on the same side of the table together which made it all the more romantic. Love the place!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Celebrated my daughter's 13th birthday at a table situated in the kitchen near all the excitement of chefs cooking and calling the runners to deliver hot food to tables. The food was outstanding -- all fresh flavors. We felt like we were dining in the heart of Italy. Service was perfect!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We were seated at our reservation time! Our waitress was awesome and the food delicious! We love Buca's!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We had a group of 8 and everyone loved the food and our waitress Emilee was wonderful. Very friendly and attentive."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food was phenomenal, our waiter was was great! She was very attentive"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Buca's is a great group restaurant. Be prepared for noise and a fair amount of "traffic" around you. But the food and wine are wonderful and the ambience is great for a group fun night out."
    Dined on 2/14/2014