Buca di Beppo - Mesa
CozyA very cozy room just like grandmas dining room. Service help was great and friendly. Our table all ordered something different to share, all the pasta dishes were wonderful. The calamari was just bit to brown. A great place for a group.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMgreat food great service mygreat food great service my family and i have gone to buca many times and have not had a bad experience.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMMy son and I went to thisMy son and I went to this restaurant for Mother's Day since he had never been before. Although he is slightly claustrophobic, he was able to adapt due to all of the fun Italian photos on the wall. There are no windows to look out of.
The food portions were large and delicious! Our waitress was friendly, energetic, and nice. She was attentive and followed up with our requests immediately.
Since the dining area is small, the noise level is somewhat higher. I would not recommend this restaurant for a quiet, romantic meal. However, a family or large group would be ideal.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat Mother's Day ExperienceOurs was a party of 8 covering three generations celebrating mother's day. First of all, loved the online reservation system - perfect for a day we knew would be busy. Our table was ready when we got there, though it was a tight squeeze for four on the bench side. Thankfully three of them were my children who were *mostly* behaving well.
Food was good. I couldn't rate it great because our chicken limone - normally our very favorite dish there - seemed to be lacking the lemon flavor. The dish was taken off our bill. Eggplant parmigiana, chicken saltimbocca, and spaghetti with meatballs were all enjoyed by my family.
Our server was top rate. She was very attentive & took care of our needs even before we could voice them to her.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMyeshPlace what just amazing. The food took forever but the taste of the food was very much worth the wait. Hope next time I go there's not such a long wait.5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMWe had dinner here for a specialWe had dinner here for a special occasion, and we very pleased that there were no large, noisy groups there this time. Food was excellent, as usual. Waitress was extremely good and very friendly. Only negative is that I wish they had a small side salad (unless I missed seeing it on the menu) available to go with the entrée without having to pay so much for a family-sized salad, which can't be eaten by 2 people & can't be taken home to save for later in the fridge (a fate worse than death for a salad). Otherwise, we really like the restaurant and the food.4/24/2013 12:00:00 AMWe brought our son in forWe brought our son in for the first time and he loved it. It was a fantastic dining experience as usual! Thanks Buca di Beppo!4/24/2013 12:00:00 AMPerfectionAs always we are treated like family. We enjoy coming out to Buca for the food and service. The romantic atmosphere is a bonus.4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMour server I believe his nameour server I believe his name was Sean was excellent. He helped us with menu selections and drinks and made the whole experience fun.4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMTwo couples celebrating twoTwo couples celebrating two birthdays, we had a WONDERFUL time!4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMEspecially good for groupsEspecially good for groups since portions are so large. Friendly and efficient staff.4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMWonderful night outWe had a wonderful evening - good friends, good food, good wine. Will definitely return whenever we have a group large enough. Even with the smaller sizes, we found one large salad, a large manicotti, small salmon, small chicken and sausage ziti were more than enough for 7 - but not very much too much. A great time.4/5/2013 12:00:00 AMWe will be back again and again!We had a great experience March 28 with family visiting from Canada (2 daughters with husbands and 2 Grandkids 6 and 3) had a great experience with outstanding service provided by our server Thomas. Thomas was amazing at engaging with the kids and although the food is always great he made it a special experience for our kids.3/28/2013 12:00:00 AMWe all enjoyed our visit.We all enjoyed our visit. Loved being able to reserve!3/26/2013 12:00:00 AMEverything was wonderful exceptEverything was wonderful except for 3 items we order....two different beers that you had on your menu was out....including the popular coors light, as well as Chicken Masala from your menu....it was early in the evening and we were very surprised that you had ran out of these items....otherwise we had a great dining experience.3/26/2013 12:00:00 AMWe were in Mesa visiting relativesWe were in Mesa visiting relatives and needed a kid friendly place that could accommodate a large group with a cranky 3 yr old. The staff was VERY responsive to us and very friendly to my 3 yr old daughter (who had skipped her nap). The food came out quickly, and was quite good. Everyone from my daughter to my mother enjoyed it.3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMWell made Italian cuisineWell made Italian cuisine served family style - one meal here and 2 days of leftovers!3/20/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat Family Fun When DiningMy family and I truly had a great time dining at Bucca di Beppo! The hospitality from the staff was like no other restaurant I've been to here in the area. We ordered a variety of meals from the menu and all were equaLlly tasty. I have already recommended several friends and family to dine at your restaurant.3/15/2013 12:00:00 AMFamily Style DiningUnique family style dining experience. Smaller rooms make this a real gem.3/13/2013 12:00:00 AMwe went for a birthday dinner,we went for a birthday dinner, and while the service was excellent, the food was boring and expensive.3/7/2013 12:00:00 AMfood ok not greatI took a date out for dinner here. Had a reservation but still it took about 15 minutes to seat us. They have served us excellent sangria. As far as the food goes they serve large portions just like all of the other locations I've been to. It seems, however, that the marinara sauce at this location was very bland compared to the others. Overall I would have to say that it was a good dinner (not great), yet still a perfect place to take a date.2/16/2013 12:00:00 AM