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About Buca di Beppo - Cincinnati

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.

2635 Edmondson Road
Norwood, OH 45209
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Near Edwards Road, behind the Northwestern Mutual

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(513) 396-7673

Website:
http://www.bucadibeppo.com/

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.

Parking Details:
Free parking in public lot. Additional free parking in garage off Edmondson Road.

Public Transit:
Go Metro Bus Line stop at Rookwood Commons at Edwards.

Executive Chef:
Alice Kline

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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.

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Private Dining

From Buca's delicious, Italian cuisine to the fun and festive atmosphere, we know how to have a good time! Our dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. We can accommodate any event or budget, from business occasions to casual family affairs.

Buca di Beppo - Cincinnati Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Comfort Food (14)
Special Occasion (12)
Good for Groups (11)
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Good for Birthdays (10)
Casual (10)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Good for a Date (7)
Kid-friendly (6)
Cozy (5)
Fun (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Business Meals (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Authentic (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Romantic (1)
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined a day ago

Very good. Buca never disappoints. Food was great and service was even better. We had a great night out with friends. Can not wait to return

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Every year close to Valentines Day our family gets together and comes to Buca, and we always have a great time with great food and service.

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Hostess at the front was very direct and not friendly. Stood up on a podium with her ear bud in, a bunch of receipts in her hands, and her keyboard. She bellowed our names as tables were available and was just very dry and curt with her statements.

Server for our meal was dry as well. No engagement; no extras. She took the order, provided the food, and gave me the check. No personality and somewhat rude when she did speak.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The lady at the receptionists counter was brash and overbearing... our waitress definetly made up for the short comings. Alexus was AMAZING!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Took a while to get our food. But it was fresh and hot. The service team kept the drinks refilled and checked in several times!!!!!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was overpriced and was not very good. They even charge $8.00 for garlic bread. The pictures on the menu looked great but when we ordered the pizza, it was nothing like the picture. Would we go back to Bucca's? No way!!!!!!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Excellent Food and Excellent Service, constant quality.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Dinner at Buca is always a good choice. Excellent food. Good sevice. Noise level can be a bit too loud at times. But people are having fun!

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 26, 2018

We love Buca and we come here a lot. We love the food. We had a table of 4 consisting of 2 couples. Each couple had a 20 dollar coupon that we received in the mail because we signed up to be club members. We were told that only 1 coupon could be used. The card did not say that only 1card per table anywhere. We had separate bills and we ordered a lot of food and wine. As I stated, we come here a lot but I didn’t want to say anything to our server because I didn’t want to be a complainer. You might want to specify on the back of the coupon cards that only 1 card per table. We wouldn’t have ordered so much food and wine. Very frustrating.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Another great visit. Food was awesome and service was good.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 24, 2018

The food and service were very good. I was a little disappointed in the new "lunch" menu. It didn't include a couple of my favorite menu items and I don't think you could order off the full menu.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We had a long wait about 30 min past our reservation time and our food also took a long time to come out! Our server was great checking in and keeping us updated anc the food was good once we got it.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Open table portion of the experience was great. Buca di Beppo portion of the experience was not so great. The reservation time of 7:00pm turn into a 45 minute delay. They need to re think their reservation policy and do a better job of managing reservations. I can see a 5 or 10 minute delay, but 45 minutes is not acceptable. I can walk in off the street to many establishments and get a 45 minute to 1 hour wait time without a reservation.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We had a 630 reservation on a Saturday night. They in no way could handle the patrons this evening. We finally got seated around 7 ish. The restaurant was overwhelmed. We finally got our dinner 2 hours later. Nothing came out at the same time. It ruined the evening out. We felt bad complaining. But we had a baby and eighty year old parents with us.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great food, huge portions. My kids loved it and had a blast with the ambience.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Food was great. The service was so-so and the host was amazing.

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Some of the best italian!!!! Always amazing.

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Excellent food and lots of it

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Celebrating New Year with family

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The servers and managers were all very friendly! The food was good also!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This was the worst dining experience that we have ever had! We had to send several dishes back because they were cold. I attempted to speak with a manager and he blew me off even going so far as to ridicule us to other patrons. I will NEVER go here again!

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Looks like a place you visit while on vacation. Lots of decorations. Food is family style which means there's plenty to share and perhaps take home. Didn't know that going in, prices a bit high.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 25, 2017

They were out of pizza and meatballs. How does this happen? Our server told us that they ran out a few days ago. I wish they would have told us when they called to confirm our reservation a couple days before.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Worst service ever, I thought ahead to make a 7 pm reservation. I did this at 11 am. We arrived and were immediately told they were 30 -45 min behind in seating people. They obviously had overbooked and obviously had put walk in people ahead of people who had planned ahead. We waited 40 min past reservation time then left. Staff was rude as we pulled our name off the list.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We took our family and the food and service was great!!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Reservation just gurantees a seat, my the actual time of RSVP. We had to wait 30 min after the reservation. Food is good though!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Family style servings mean everyone has something to eat at the same time. Choosing dishes & serving up always makes for some lively interaction with the group. Best group dining available *because* of the family portions.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Food and service was great as always. But our group of 10 was scrunched into a narrow table for 8. It was not comfortable even though we had a couple of smaller children. That has never happened before so I hope they will take note and adjust.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Buca di Beppo is always a favorite - especially when we have a group!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Food was below expectations, but not terrible. Service was very attentive even though they were packed. Decent value. A good option for big groups of non-foodies.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Casual, Good for Groups, Fun
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 16, 2017

It was an extremely busy night, and although they were running behind on reservations, the hostess was wonderful and kept everyone apprised of their table status. Our server was also very friendly and efficient.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 16, 2017

we got int he door about 3 minutes late for our 6:45 reservation... we weren't sitting at our table until 7:15. From the looks of the waiting area, they get slammed around the holidays and a 30 minute wait for your reservation to be ready is pretty standard. It wasn't a huge deal, and the staff was friendly and communicated updates... but we made a reservation because we were eating with 3 kids under 4. All things considered, the night was great.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Friends lunch date during holiday. Service was great and restaurant was not crowded or noisy.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Always a great time..love love love bucca

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Service was great/ food quality consistent with cafeteria style eating

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great Thanjsgiving Day Experience! Great food, great service!

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We usually dine at Buca for Thanksgiving. We always have a good experience. My only suggestion is that they have portions for 2 to share vs. 3 or larger. It would make the whole experience much nicer and accommodate our eating preferences better. We are 2 adults and a 4 1/2 year old. Our grandson enjoyed the kids Chicken Marinara.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We dined at Bucca for Thanksgiving dinner with family. Wasn't really thrilled about the shareable entrées. It was hard to choose according to everybody's taste/healthy eating preferences. The prices were to high for the quality/quantity of food.
Overall I was disappointed. The only upside was that our waitress did her job very well!!

Tags: Casual
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Our go-to place for birthdays and family gatherings. Great family atmosphere, good service and good food. Very friendly staff. First timers should go for the kitchen table.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 15, 2017

We went for my dad's birthday and requested the pope table. This typically has a minimum of 12-18 people but we were only 10. We decided to go anyway because it's easy with kids and the food is pretty good. When we arrived they put us at the pope table, what a nice surprise! We had a fun visit. I highly recommend Buca di Beppo for big groups, they can easily accommodate.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Casual, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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