Buca di Beppo - Castleton Square

4.4
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$30 and under
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Italian
South of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport, near Castleton Square Mall, Indianapolis, IN residents head to their 86th Street Buca di Beppo when they crave their favorite Italian entrees. Served family style, our heaping helpings can handle any appetite. Come see why our guests always feel like they’re part of the family. From the moment you walk in our doors, we make you feel warm and welcome. Our talented chefs skillfully prepare each authentic Italian dish, while our attentive staff tends to all of your dining needs. Your Indianapolis Buca is perfect for any occasion. Join us when you want to enjoy a weeknight dinner with your family, a romantic dinner for two, or want a host a big birthday bash. Have an upcoming special occasion or event? Reserve one of our semi-private dining rooms or let us supply catering for the event. But why wait for a special occasion? There’s no time like the present. Join us for lunch or dinner today!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Don't eat at Buca often but it's always delicious and fun when we do! Great family environment and always good service!

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Responded on March 10, 2020

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you at your nearest Buca di Beppo soon!

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vipAlanA
Indiana
53 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

First let me say we are long time Buca diners. This time we were disappointed in general. We walked in and there was no one at the front desk. I had to walk thru the place and find the hostess. She sat us on the bench seats that have been there since they opened. You sink down and feel the springs. We ordered the chicken parm. The chicken was dry and the breading was over cooked..very hard. Our server was very pleasant and took great care of us. We are not sure we will return.

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Responded on February 20, 2020

We regret to hear that your meal was not up to our usual standards. We appreciate that you have taken the time to write to us and will share this experience with our management team in an effort to improve future guest experiences. Thank you for reaching out to us.

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JenniferP
Indiana
5 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience2

Horrible service. All the tables our server was waiting on was complaining. No silverware or drink refills etc

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Responded on February 20, 2020

We are sorry to hear this! Our service should have been much better than what you received. Please know that we will address this with our team and will do our best to make this an isolated experience. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience3

Rich the waiter was awesome
Food horrible

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Responded on February 17, 2020

We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us.

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was delicious and quality is matched in quantity. Definitely will not leave hungry. The Valentine's special was great and even brought home enough for another meal.

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Responded on February 17, 2020

We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed Valentine's Day with us at Buca di Beppo! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience5

We got spaghetti and meatballs and a plate of garlic bread and canolli. My boyfriend and I agreed that I could make better spaghetti. It was soupy and bland. We will not be returning. We will just stick with what is good (olive garden)

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Responded on February 17, 2020

We apologize your meal did not meet your expectations. Our guests' feedback is highly valuable to us and will be shared with our management team in an effort to improve future guest experiences. Thank you for reaching out to us.

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IndyAnn
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and good service! Made reservations through open table and we were seated right away.

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Responded on February 17, 2020

Thank you! We look forward to welcoming you back to Buca di Beppo soon!

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ChristinaS
Indiana
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sons 1st birthday and Valentines family date

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Responded on February 17, 2020

We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us.

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CeceliaR
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Festive birthday celebration for my husband. Yes, it was a bit expensive, but we brought home two servings, maybe more for each of us. Fun ambiance and good food. Recommend.

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Responded on February 5, 2020

Thank you for choosing Buca di Beppo to celebrate your special occasion! We appreciate you sharing your experience with us and hope you visit us again soon!

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vipmwbusinesstraveler
Seattle
40 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Entrees were bland - ordered three entrees for six, and we all agreed the meals had no “punch.” Appetizers were a bit better. First round of bar service was ok, second not so much. A glass of simple wine order took over 15 minutes to be delivered. Had to flag waiter down many times - he never proactively came to our 6-top table without being flagged-down or telling another staff member to retrieve our server, usually met with a huff or a curt response or a sigh from whatever staff person was politely asked. We, all 6, agreed, we won’t be back to this location and sadly, probably to the restaurant.

Still love the decor and Pope’s table / room, and photos and memorabilia - too bad aside from our longtime friends camaraderie, those are the only “memorable” aspects of the evening at this location.

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Responded on February 3, 2020

We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us.

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall2food3service4ambience2

This location has gone down scale. Compares poorly w Olive garden now. It was pretty classy at one point

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Responded on February 9, 2020

We are sorry to hear you had an unsatisfactory experience and value your feedback. We will be sure to share this experience with our staff in an effort to improve future guest experiences.

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EreP
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

server was a bit forward & seemed like a "food pusher", too aggressive" also was asking for tip to be added "up front". no thanks, then there's no incentive to give good service if you know of a guaranteed tip

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Responded on January 22, 2020

We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Indiana
28 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthdays are great at this location! Staff is great and our server rick was awesome!

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Responded on January 12, 2020

Thank you for choosing Buca di Beppo to celebrate your special occasions! We appreciate you sharing your experience with us and hope you visit us again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went here for a family dinner. The service and food were great! Will go again for future events.

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Responded on January 10, 2020

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you at your nearest Buca di Beppo soon!

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dbee
Indiana
10 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Always good food and ambience but front desk never reads the notes on the reservations, like birthday as in this case. Also there were only four 1x1 inch slices of beef in the rib orecchiette dish. Mostly pasta. Very disappointing- as the previous time I had this same dish the meat was plentiful. She took some money off but wanted the meat not the savings.

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Responded on January 7, 2020

We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us.

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

How is there no bartender during the week?

Server was very kind, but forgot the salad and spilled a beer on my wife and asked “ do you want me to top that off.”

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Responded on January 2, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to write this review as our customer’s feedback is very important to us. We apologize your experience was not up to our usual standards. We will undoubtedly contact management and make them aware of the situation to ensure it does not reoccur in the future. Thank you again for reaching out to us.

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Funtimegal
Indiana
7 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding. Apple Gorgonzola salad and chopped salad were really great. Loved the bruschetta. Chicken Marsala was outstanding and chicken prosciutto were also outstanding. We loved the food. Noise level was pretty loud, but we all (8) had a great time.

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Responded on December 30, 2019

We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed your meal with us! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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JanL
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wait staff was hopping and friendly during this very busy visit. Food was delish!

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Responded on December 27, 2019

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you at your nearest Buca di Beppo soon!

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vipPrincess
Indiana
35 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience1

We were seated under a vent vacant while we ate and vacant when we left. The food was delicious but the cold was awful & so unnecessary.

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Responded on December 28, 2019

We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us.

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D1ner
Indiana
8 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience5

We asked the waiter for two glasses of house Cabernet. He didn’t tell us they don’t have a house Cabernet. The wine he served us was $12/glass for 6 ozs. I was annoyed by that so the manager did give us a $10 gift card to make up for the waiter’s action.

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Responded on December 27, 2019

We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us.

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Anne
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

13th bday family gathering. Great place for it ... food was great and service outstanding! Everyone left full and smiling.

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Responded on December 22, 2019

Thank you for choosing Buca di Beppo to celebrate your special occasion! We appreciate you sharing your experience with us and hope you visit us again soon!

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Ampt
Indiana
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food - and a lot of it! Our service was amazing and very attentive, fantastic ambience. We have fun each time we go.

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Responded on December 20, 2019

We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed your meal with us! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as always and the service was impeccable for our large group

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Responded on December 15, 2019

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you at your nearest Buca di Beppo soon!

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vipChris
Indiana
6 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Food was very good, as always! What was quite disturbing, though, was our server. Our bill was $30.04 and we were paying with a $50 gift card. I asked the server if we could put his tip on our gift card and he said sure. So, I asked him to verify the total for me just because I didn't have my glasses with me, so I wanted to be sure to total it out correctly. So, I wrote in a tip for him for $10 and he asked if we wanted to keep the gift card with just $9.96 on it, what we get there for $9.96 on a return visit? He was implying that we should give him the balance of the card and a $19.96 tip which was really rude!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
9 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food as always!

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Responded on December 3, 2019

We are happy to hear how much you enjoy dining with us at Buca di Beppo! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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RosanneR
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service