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About Buca di Beppo - Columbus
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.
Columbus, OH 43215
Italian, American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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.
Self parking in nearby parking structures and flat lot (located across the street from Buca di Beppo).
COTA Bus Service - Nationwide and Front Street stop.
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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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 - Columbus Ratings and Reviews
The restaurant was packed and every table was seated. The wait staff was not able to manage their tables. We didn't get our drinks refilled, and even after asking the manager in addition to the waiter, we didn't get any additional butter. Most concerning was the reply that both the manager told another table and the waiter told us when we asked about being served bread. When customers at another table asked the manager about it and later we asked our waiter, they both explained that due to the heavy volume of customers, waiters would take the first bread that came up, which left those of us in the back of the basement without bread. When the customer at that table asked if any of their meal would be free since they had already finished eating, the manager replied that he would give them bread, but not a meal. The irony was that there WAS no bread. The customer at the other table told the waiter that they would wait for the bread before they left despite being told that it would take 25 minutes. She waited. We finally were served some bread and it was delicious. However, I didn't want to hear their excuses. They should be prepared for a busy Saturday evening.
Valentine’s Day date. The food and atmosphere were both amazing as they usually are. The service was outstanding. However, due to the portions being sized for at least three, the bill adds up pretty quickly if you try several dishes. I would recommend dining with at least four to get the true value out of Buca. Overall very good experience but a very pricey meal for two.
Chelsey was a great waitress - she even told us we were her first official customers - she did a great job!! We were a little disappointed with the tiramisu - the ladyfingers were not soft and did not seem to have been soaked in the coffee liqueur/espresso.
We had friends come in from Canada and I took them there for a nice family style dinner! I love the chicken Marsala and talked it up big time! When I ordered they said they were out of Marsala sauce! Can the chef not try and make some, whats next we ran low on pizza and pasta! Very disappointing!
We love to come here before Columbus blue jacket hockey games. Food is served quickly and always tastes good! Servings are family style and very large-fun to get a few to share. Only problem is that the foyer is small so waiting g for a table gets cramped but there is a bar to the side as well. My favorite entree is th spaghetti and meatballs and the ziti with ricotta cheeses. The garlic bread is very good too and cut into smaller piec s so that you are not filling up too much on bread. The decor offers a lot to look at and is very comforting and casual. A great place to bring kids since noise level gets a bit higher.
I was disappointed in the service. We had a party of 10. The restaurant wasn't busy at all, but they seemed short staffed. We were not allowed to use two coupons within two separate checks. We were told that only one per table could be used. There is no mention of that on the coupon itself. The waitress didn't ask if we needed leftover containers. Once she got her money, she was nowhere to be seen. Initially, it took her a while to take orders and give refills. She didn't seem very pleasant. I won't be going back. Once my coupon was denied, that did me in. I'll go to the Olive Garden or Spaghetti Warehouse.
We love to come to your restaurant, but this wasn’t a good experience at all. We checked in early and let them know we would be in the bar area. We checked after 15 minuets of our reservation time, they said we were next, after another 15 minuets they told us we are next. By this time the waiting area was empty. I stood there for another 10 minuets....EVERYONE had been seated, I told her that we had not, she acted very inconvenied, and told me she had called our name, which she hadn’t, we would have heard.
Our food was okay, all the paste seemed way over cooked and tough. Hope our next visit is better.
The stuffed mushroom app was outstanding. However the stuff chicken was dry and the breading was mushy. Our garlic bread arrived 15-20 minutes after our main course. The meal was about $100 for two of us which is extremely overpriced for such mediocre to below average food.
Very shabby service experience with multiple staff members outright complaining about working in front of customers. We had to flag people down for water, to order, to get OIT check. The manager walked around with his head hung down doing virtually nothing.
The service was awful. It took 15 minutes for us to receive our wine, everybody at our table needed a water refill and server was nowhere to be found, our table of 6 only had cutlery for 4 and we had to ask twice for the cutlery and 2 people could not eat their salads. When we expressed to our lady server (2 servers were working together), that we asked for water refills 10 minutes ago, her response was “well we are busy and that’s not a bad excuse”!!! We will never go back.
We had reservations for 6:00 and called because we were stuck in traffic. Arrived at 6:20 and were told the reservation wasn’t held. Decided to try Open Table for a new reservation and was able to get another reservation for 45 minutes later. Our server understood our need to be done by 8:00 for a concert at Nationwide. We were there with time to spare!
Food is good, but not notable. Our 6:00 pm reservation was not honored until after 6:30. People were packed into a very small lobby area on an evening when the outside temperature was in the single digits. Wait staff actually did a good job considering that the restaurant as obviously overbooked.
Great server. After reading some of the reviews was worried about the food quality. Salad was really good and so was food...pleasant experience. I would go back - sometimes its hard to get everyone to agree on meals - but if you can manage that - it will be good.
Feeds 3 people should read "feeds 3 grandparents." You pay a heavy premium for family style and get typical size portions to split amongst everyone. Either plan to shell out 50+ bucks per person or leave hungry. Also, make sure your server is handy with the water, because they dump the salt on like DOT does on the roads.
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