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Tucci Benucch
Tucci Benucch

Tucci Benucch Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://tucci-benucch.com
  • Phone: (952) 853-0200
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:15am - 4:00pm, Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Asher Miller
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer private and semi-private dining, with rooms accommodating groups of 6-150 people. We would love to assist you in planning your dinner, whether it be a groom's dinner, baby shower, birthday party or corporate event. Please contact Jillian Ormiston for inquiries.
  • Private Party Contact: Jillian Ormiston (952) 853-0200

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mall of America
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample parking available at the Mall of America, use the West parking ramp between Nordstrom’s and Macy's anchor stores.
A word from Tucci Benucch
Classic Italian, Antipasti & Wine Tucci Benucch is a longtime local favorite featuring classic Italian antipasti, pizza and pasta. From the beginning, Tucci has focused on using the highest quality ingredients in our scratch kitchen to produce authentic italian fare in a lively but relaxed Italian villa in the Mall of America.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Diner Reviews
  • "The food was wonderful. Wish the service was a bit more prompt, but it wasn't bad by any means."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We requested a queit tabel for a medium party and they were very nice about holding a tabel for our party."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We hadn't been here for a long time, but loved their tortillini. We were disappointed that this was gone from the menu, but the gnocci made up for it! Bruchetta was very good and we were there on a Monday for 1/2 price bottles of wine. We finished off with some strawberry cheesecake (nothing very distinctive about it, but it's cheesecake, so it was great). Service was prompt and friendly."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our time here and our waiter Jeff especially made it pleasant!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "delicious lunch food is always so good especially their bread ... love it !!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Our party of 13 was treated to a delicious dinner and not one of the 4 moms present had to do anything but show up and enjoy! I have been going to Tucci Benucch since soon after it opened at the Mall of America (19 years?) and I have never been disappointed."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Tucci Benucch is the best place to eat lunch or dinner at the Mall of America. They have the best happy hour and 1/2 price wine days."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Two of us ordered the seafood linguini which typically came with a tomato sauce - but we asked them to switch it for an Alfredo sauce - and it was SO good. Another person ordered some type of pasta that came with a sausage - and she said the sausage was really hot (spicy) - but also thought her food was good. This was our first time there, maybe that's why they brought us some free appetizers? Not sure, but they were also delicious."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Reservations at 8pm were on time. This is at MOA and I was so hoping I did not have to eat out in the hall next to peoiple walking by. Fortunetly this did not happen. The wedge salad was a surprise. I did not expect it to be as good as it was. Service was very good and friendly even after a long day for them. All food came out very hot and as described in the menu. I'll go again when in the MOA. I don't see any in the Chicago area."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Food was just okay. Neither my wife or I could finish our entrees because they were too large and the taste became tiring. I had the baked spaghetti and found it dull and boring. My wife said her pasta was okay but she also grew tired of it. Tried a lime Italian soda -- tasted like medicine with a strange, bitter aftertaste and no fizz. Then tried the peach soda and it was barely acceptable, but again, no fizz detected. Son had a pizza which I sampled -- tasteless with a very thin, limp crust. Our son said he liked the pizza, but he likes any pepperoni pizza. We do not plan to return."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Tucci Banucch was amazing! Fancy restaurant without the fancy prices. Baked spaghetti was so good. Very classy and romantic place to take a date!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Our lunch was so good ... the service was great & love, love, love their bread ... it is SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO good !!!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We are regulars at Tucci. They hire exceptional staff and the food is excellent and it comes quickly. They also have very clean restrooms and they are in working order always. Wonderful pasta. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Great food and service. We had 9 people in the private room and it was great to be able talk without any outside noise."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "There was a very strong fish smell when we entered the dining room, somewhat unpleaseant for a few of us in the group. Of course, fish dishes being served in the dining room would have a smell, but this was very strong - perhaps some of it was from the kitchen? Is there a way to vent some of that cooking smell to the outside of the restaurant instead of the inside?"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Had a leisurely dinner with friends on Friday night. Tucci Binucch worked for a great meeting place as it is half way between where we both live. Wine was great, food fantastic and the service was attentive and very nice. We have the small pizza as an appetizer and the dinner with some great desserts following. Everything was great! "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Our lunch was so good and I LOVE their bread ... yummy !!!!"
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "WE have eaten here many times and it is always very good. I have met here with girlfriends and it is very nice. the brushetta is absolutely delicious and I had the salmon risotto which I loved!"
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "Great food and good service One of the best places at MOA for food and wine"
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "In the Mall of America, this is a good place to get popular Italian food. My lasagna was made with homemade pasta sheets and was creamy. A friend had gnocchi which was pillowy soft in a tasty alfredo sauce. Good food at a reasonable price."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I was disappointed with our dining experience. We could not order any happy hour items because we weren't sitting on the patio. You also have a terrible beer menu. I will not come back. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "I went on a Monday night with my mom, aunt, cousin, grandma. We had a wonderful time. They were able to seat us earlier than our reservation. The wine was great AND half off - we had 3 bottles! The server was very good at anticipating our needs but also giving us room to talk and eat without interrupting the conversation. The food was all good, though only a couple really approached that "Wow!" factor. "
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "We added in our reservations that this was supposed to be birthday celebration but NONE acknowledged it by asking if we wanted a dessert or be assisted with the birthday surprise. It was our manager's birthday (visiting from California for the first time) and wanted to surprise her. Also asked in advance if we could bring a cake from outside and NONE got back to me. In addition, the "butter noodles" ordered for the child in the party were brought to the table with no butter or cheese in it, but just plainly boiled. When this was brought to attention, they took it back just to bring it again with just a little dab of butter in it, no Parmesan or salt or nothing. One of us also had to wait about 20 minutes before being served a glass of wine."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Great experience, food, service and overall atmosphere was enjoyable"
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "We had not been to Tucci Benucch for 7-8 years, since we don't have reason to go to Mall of America very often. They handled our party of 11 pretty well and table was ready on time when we arrived Sunday at 5:30pm. Both hostess and server were pleasant and knowledgeable. But, the restaurant and the menu are both tired and in need a major face-lift. Food was OK but execution was wanting. For example, their signature CRISPY CHICKEN SOSTANZA accompanied by mashed potato was drowning in water leeching from a bed of poorly drained spinach. Need to do something creative with the specialty cocktails to get past the sleepy old Sangria. Wine list was pretty limited, too. I was ready to spend a lot more than I did."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "We expected a decent meal at MOA.. but this was amazing! The chef's special pasta (Beef papparedelle) was unbelievable. Our waiter was great. We were dining with our young son and the service moved along at the perfect pace. Wonderful!!"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Had supper to celebrate the wife's birthday. Food was very good, service was friendly and at a nice pace for the occasion, lighting was warm, noise was low to moderate. Since this location is in the Mall of America, there were some folks with hats on. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I used the comments section of open table to make sure we had a good table for our anniversary. Everyone greeted us and wished us a happy anniversary and we were treated like royalty."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We were meeting family at the restaurant and somehow ended up in a private room which was perfect. We were able to talk and hear one another, the food was delicious, I had eggplant dish, the others had daily specials do salad and pasta. Everyone was happy."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Good food and service Half price wine nights are great"
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "We visit from Chicago once a year and love to eat here usually except for the special we had last weekend. Did not taste very good and we did not feel well afterward. However normally the food is very good."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "One of the best places for food at MOA is Tucci Benucch. For lunch or dinner you will get good food and good service. Their half price wine nights are great."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Love the food. Caesar salad is one of the best. Also love the tortellini tucci (not on menu anymore but they will still make for you. ) My 9 year old loves the bread and olive oil."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "My kids love Tucci Benucch! Thanks for delicious food and staff who welcome families."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "I really enjoyed my experience at Tucci's. It was a girls night dinner with my friends and we were able to talk and relax and just enjoy the meal. The food was great, and I even got leftovers which are one of my favorite things! The only thing that I wish I had know prior to ordering, was that my drink wasn't bottomless. But all I would have had to do was ask, so I can't blame it totally on the server that I was unaware. Overall it was a really pleasant evening and I was pleased with the experience. Thank you!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We lost her! Even the table next to us complained. Yes - the food was above average. BUT when you need to ask multiple times for the same thing and, in between pleas, you can't find your waitress, it makes for a long night. We won't be back!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "I think our waiter was actually Italian. Either way he was so cool. Professional, and treated my fiancée with respect. Serving her first, filling her water first etc. It's the little things. I will be coming back. The spegetti and sauce was out of this world good for the price paid."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "The food was all delicious, the Gnocchi is less dense than most I've had but still great. Great place for a special occasion or just a night out to treat yourself. Good wine and the Tiramisu Martini was good as well."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Great overall experience!! Loved everything about it!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I have never been disappointed dining at this restaurant. Every dish I've eaten has been good at lunch or diner time."
    Dined on 3/22/2014