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Buca di Beppo - Wheeling
Buca di Beppo - Wheeling

Buca di Beppo - Wheeling Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bucadibeppo.com/locations/location1302.aspx
  • Email: Wheeling@bucadibeppo.com
  • Phone: (847) 808-9898
  • 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: Israel Romero
  • 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 & 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: N Wolf Road
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Buca di Beppo - Wheeling
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 WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Diner Reviews
  • "I am new to USA (came from Europe) and tried several Italian restaurants in Lake County. Buca di Peppo is by far the best one. The food tastes really good. The ambiance is typical from southern Italy... it is a typical 'cantina italiana'."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We often choose to dine at Buca. Whether we are celebrating a birthday or just getting together with friends our first thought is of Buca. The food is always delicious and the staff is so warm and welcoming. "
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "From the service to the food to the friendly crowds...I found our evening to be outstanding."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We needed a local restaurant to entertain out of town guests. One guest prefers no meat meals. There was a good variety of entrees to satisfy everyone's preferences. The service was just right, not too attentive but enough to be certain that our needs were met. The prices are a bit high, even if you take some home for the next day."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "This trip to Bucco was my wife and I's first time with just the two of us. While we did not recognize it on our other visits, everything about Bucco is built for the group. Large seating areas, massive portions even the oversized parking lot. That said, we had quite a nice meal just the two of us ordering for one--did I mention they have massive portions?! Definitely a return visit is in store....with my old high school football team."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "How refreshing to dine at a restaurant that is so accommodating. From changing the time of our reservation at the last minute, to allowing us to visit for a while when we were through eating. The wait staff smiled while answering our questions. Because we were busy talking rather then eating, we were asked if we would like our entrée taken back to the kitchen to keep it warm while we finished our salad. The food was delicious. Our entire dining experience was enjoyable and relaxing."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We made a reservation on-line. We arrived at the time of the reservation & there was no waiting. We were seated immediately. Our server came to our table right away with our menu. She gave us a couple of minutes to look it over & then came back & took our order. She brought us our drinks immediately & the appetizer soon after that. Our dinner was served promptly after we finished our appetizer. The fettuccine alfredo & chicken parmigiana were delicious! We chose the celebration cake for our dessert. Our server was very attentive to our every need from start to finish. We order the small portions & not only was it enough to feed us both, we had enough left over to bring home for a second meal. A bit pricey for a pasta place though!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Buca di Beppo is the perfect spot for a boisterous gathering of friends and family with personable waitstaff, delicious food served in ample portions and a lively atmosphere. We felt comfortable laughing and talking and taking our time eating and drinking."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Buca is one of my favorite places to go for lunch, but the food was a little off when we went to Buca this time. The eggplant parmesan was overcooked & dry - normally it's quite moist & tasty. Both the red clams & white clams entrees had no flavor at all; both dishes were mostly spaghetti, very few clams. We will NOT be ordering those again. Our server was very attentive, but she was VERY loud, so loud she'd be categorized as screaming - even tho we were the only people in the dining room section! She even asked if she could borrow the hand cream I was using when she approached us! Nice lady, but she needs to turn it down several notches!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Buca is wonder Italian restaurant with good food and a great ambience with great service. The food is served in great portions enough for a big family or a huge appetite."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "For our first ever visit to Buca di Beppo, we opted for Sunday lunch with the family. Family style service with MORE than adequate portions (just as much leftover to take home as our family of four was able to eat at the restaurant) was just what il medico ordered. Abbondanza! Friendly, unobtrusive service set just the right tone. Decor and music were delightful, with Sinatra music/pictures being the most notable omission. Otherwise, it was just about the perfect family meal!"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Well the food was decent and the service was fair considering the restaurant was full, I do not see myself returning to the restaurant. When the waitress came to the table she went over drinks and food. When some from our party went to order the drinks stated they did not have any. Majority of the dishes brought to our table were dirty. Including stuff floating in our drinks. One in out party even found a hair in her pasta. Can't say it was a good experience."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We were there for for my grandsons birthday lunch. We were 7 people our bill was $180.00. I feel when they came to sing happy birthday they could have provided a little dessert with a candle. Instead he got a candlelabra with 5 candles and no dessert. Very disappointed."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "This place has mediocre food with quantity in place of quality. If that is what you are looking for, go for it!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Food good, the new veggie lasagna is light and good, just need to make sure you ask for the marinara sauce not the alfredo sauce it comes with. Some waiters ask which one you like, but should be on the menu with the 2 sauce options. Also got the Salmon with butter sauce ( asked it to be brought on the side), and was very tasty, with a lot of chopped tomatoes on top."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Our server, Lee, was THE BEST! (uh oh, I think that was her name!) She was friendly, helpful and attentive, without being pesty. Normally we don't like noisy places, but in this case, we thought it was "festive," and enjoyed singing Happy Birthday to other diners when the waiters brought out the cake. Food was all delicious, too. We rarely go to Buca di Beppo, but when we do, we enjoy it."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Reasonable prices, high quality food in every regard. Great waiter service."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Server was VERY good, the food was ok. I think it is a bit over priced the pasta was overcooked."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Fantastic Food! Great service! Beautiful setting. Had a large group & they accommodated us. Friendly people all the way around."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Jorge was a great server! Me and my siblings went there to eat and visit. Jorge was very attentive but gave us our space. The food was good and we appreciated that they told us about the portions being meant to share. My only complaint would be the restaurant interior was very worn."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "OK - fine. Buca Di Beppo is not the most authentic or highest-class Italian restaurant you can find, but for an enjoyable, well-priced family-style dining experience, the restaurant delivers consistent results and good service."
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "The baked Ziti was the best our group had ever had. The service was prompt and friendly. We all enjoyed our visit and will be coming again!"
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "If you love to share, this family style dining experience is the place to go, All the items ordered were tasty and served at the right temperature. There was plenty to eat and even some to take home to enjoy again. The service was excellent and we were given plenty of time to enjoy our meal and our group discussions."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We came in at 9:30 on Saturday Night with a big group of nine people. We were celebrating two things, a birthday and an anniversary. Dewy was our waiter. Not only was he great with service and food, but he engaged in conversation and was very polite and patient. He gave us a card and candles for each occasion. He was helpful in guessing how much food would be enough. I was also very impressed on his way of serving wine. I love going to Buca. This experience was even more amazing."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "My husband and I dined at Buca for Valentine's day, and it was a lovely evening. The food is savory, particularly the Chicken Limone and the Penne San Remo. Both dishes were absolutely outstanding. Very romantic setting as well."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Had a great time.Food was great & huge portions. Was nervous at first waiting room was packed but having Reservations we got right in only about a 10 min Wait. The only issue we had was that our poor waitress Kept getting tables sat 3 and 4 at a time so she was very busy and Overwhelmed."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We went early Sunday afternoon-3 PM & were sat in a room with a group celebrating a family birthday. They had ~30 people in their party. The noise was horrendous. It was difficult to have a conversation amongst ourselves. In addition, the parents allowed their children to run around & yell loudly near our table. It was so loud that other patrons asked to be moved rather than sit in this section of Buca. When I asked the manager why we were put in such a noisy section, she said there were celebrations throughout the restaurant & it couldn't be avoided. (This also explains why our service was almost non-existent!) Diners should not have to sit in the same restaurant section as large parties. I enjoy Buca, but not on this day!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Food was good as always but the restaurant was ill prepared for the valentines day rush. Reservations were being seated late and the host had little control over the available seating. From there the waitress had too many tables and was unfamiliar with the seating section. Considering it's one of the busier days for a restaurant they did little to prepare."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "If you love pasta Buca Di Beppo scores 1st place., I had the Penne Alla VODKA, Amazing. THE MEATBALLS ARE CRAZY BIG."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Long story short, they were not prepared for the Valentines Day rush. Made reservations for 8pm and walked into a crowded lobby full of waiting customers who also made reservations. Took 30 minutes to get seated, while being seated I saw SEVERAL open tables. Not sure why they had customers waiting? But overall the food is delicious and you get a lot of it. Two small entree's is more than enough for a couple and you will most likely bring some home. I would say expect to spend about $50-$60 for two people without drinks."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We have catered from Buca in the past. The food is good. Not excellent, but standard Italian fare. However, dining in with my husband, 5 and 9 year old was a let down. We were advised that a small dish served 2 adults. So we ordered 2 small dishes, and a salad for the family. No one was full and the prices were ridiculous. $13 for cheesey bread? I can order a great pizza for less, and we all know that cheesey bread is yesterday's leftover table bread. Not even a freshly made item. Won't be going back to dine in."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "As usual the food was great and the portions were generous."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "Never had a bad meal here-- great food, service & ambience."
    Dined on 2/3/2014
  • "The 4 of us thoroughly enjoyed our food & the ambience, very cozy & warm. The portions were all very large & a good value for the price. Our waiter was attentive & didn't rush us out after dinner so we could stay & talk."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "The evening worked our perfectly. Had a reservation for 5:30. Walked in at 5:25 and we were seated immediately. Food was great. Service was great. Very relaxing evening out."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "Huge portions, very good pasta. Two of us will split one entree as we did last time. Worth going back."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "Everything was terrific from the food, waiter and the reservation I made on Open Table. I requested a booth. We were a party of 4 and the booth could have fit 6 it was great! We will definitely go back!"
    Dined on 1/9/2014
  • "We have found that Buca di Beppo is a great place for family get togethers. Everyone can be included. Noise level is high so little children fit right in without having to worry about them bothering others. Our waiter was very helpful with ordering amounts and dishes as it is basically family style eating. He was friendly and accommodating. Food came out readily, hot and tasty. Their cheesy garlic bread is a must. Veal was delicious as was the meatballs and spaghetti. The chicken with pasta in an alfredo sause was just ok. Dessert was great!"
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "on the holiday waited an hour and 2o min for dinner to be served … food once it got there was good…."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "Food was very good ,but there was great delay with seating and getting food on Christmas. We got seated about 40 minutes late and then there was delay with getting food!"
    Dined on 12/25/2013