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Buca di Beppo - Eden Prairie

625 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
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.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Italian, American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(952) 934-9463
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Armando Ruiz-Corrales
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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.
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Cross street
Highway 5
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Parking details
Free self parking in our private lot.
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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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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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.

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What 625 People Are Saying
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Carter (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Tasty as always. Kids enjoyed the atmosphere. It was a big high school event so parking was a mess.

vipthe4oscar (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

The food was good and the service was very good. We went for the pizza special. We had not tried BUCA pizza before. All of us enjoyed it and we brought home leftovers. The Apple Gargonzola salad is always a favorite.

vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
1.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Ordered salad and appetizer, main dish came out first and they didn’t take the main back when asked twice. Also, ordered a bottle of wine with the intent to take it home after having a glass each. They opened the bottle away from the table and didn’t bring the cork back so we couldn’t take it with us.

vipluv2dine (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Great fresh food and friendly, hospitable service! Loved this lunch out - reminded us of why we used to love Buca before some bad experiences. Glad we returned!

vipJimM (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

The pizza 🍕 is round now, used to be rectangular. Also, was cut so poorly it was very difficult to eat.

vipJeffH (Kansas City)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Had a nice dinner with friends.

vipGirlsNightDinner (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Took forever to get anyone to take our order. But food came out quickly.

Johnfromchan1 (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful Christmas Eve dinner tonight! The salmon was delicious and the eggplant Parmesan was perfect! The service was great as always! Great ambience!

OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

If you make a reservation less than two hours before your meal, they won't honor it and will blame open table for technical problems. I don't really care who's fault it is, it is a bad customer experience to arrive at a restaurant you wouldn't have gone to without a reservation, and told you would have to wait 45 minutes in the very cold waiting area.
So, if it is less than the hours until you want to eat, call. Don't use open table.

bug1414 (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Food was hit and miss. The cheese pizza was terrible and cost $16! But the salads and breads were great. Service was attentive for our table with kids.

Dykev (Guadalajara)
4.0  Dined on November 26, 2017

Great experience, food is pretty good, beware of large size bowls. I would recommend to improve the variety of red wine and include sweeter ones.

diner (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

A dozen of my family had Thanksgiving dinner here, so it was likely more crowded than usual. This made the noise level probably much higher than usual as well. The food was great (traditional Thanksgiving meal), and a couple of people in our party ordered Italian off the menu and said it was great as well. My only criticism is that we requested a high chair several times, but one was never brought to us. It caused them to have to leave early as it was not possible to keep the 13 month old confined without it.

vipJimM (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on November 16, 2017

We had a good coupon so eating tonight was a bargain! Food was good, service was good. Love the decor and it’s always loud with birthday singing! Have been going to Buca since they opened and will continue.

vipFabulous (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on November 1, 2017

Fantastic food and all at a great value. My family and Ii always enjoy eating here.

OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

Very enjoyable experience. Our server gave us good advice to order the way we wanted. The food was delicious. We could hear each other speak!

StillWaiting (Minneapolis)
1.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

My family and I visited Buca on a Saturday evening. We had a reservation for a booth but were told that no booths were available. After being seated, our waiter took our drink order and seemed to disappear. When returning with waters and sodas for our children, we were told our wine would be right out...that did not happen. In fact, we had to flag our waiter down to remind him. We eventually ordered and had a lengthy wait for our food. After eating our meal, we again had to flag the waiter down to ask for a box and the check. We even sent a gift card and credit card with him to speed up the process. Again, he disappeared. It was exactly 16 minutes later when he returned to tell us that only his manager could approve the gift card, and she was very busy. We waited, with a 10 and 7 year old eagerly wanting to leave. Finally, we asked to speak to the manager after another 10 minutes. Our check arrived just before the manager came to our table. For some reason, there was no explanation for the gift card approval delay, but the manager took $20 off our bill...too little too late. Needless to say, my family will not be visiting Buca in Eden Prairie any time soon. The staff seems to be more focused on singing Happy Birthday to diners celebrating a special day than attending to the tables. I also feel that for a Saturday evening, there were not enough staff.

Dinahsdines (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on October 26, 2017

Fun atmosphere and good Italian food. 2nd time we've celebrated a birthday there.
Would definitely do it again.

md55 (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on October 20, 2017

Service wasn’t as good as usual.
Our server started out ok but after our food came, she rarely followed up and didn’t clear our dinner plates even when dessert was served. She didn’t return for water refills and didn’t in general seem to be interested in us. Disappointing.

Food was great as usual.

OpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
3.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

Disappointing visit after not eating at Buca for a while. Ran out of arugula (what Italian restaurant runs out of arugula at 6:00pm on a Sat night?) for a new style pizza and put way too much balsamic vinegar on the pizza with no greens to counter it. ( Also, as we left through the great kitchen entry-way, we watched the hostess spreading parsley on the meals with her bare hands. Just doesn't seem very sanitary to greet people, handle menus and who knows what else - and food! Has always one of my favorite restaurants and now not sure we'll go back.

SoleCollector (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on October 3, 2017

Went for my moms birthday. Food was good, kind of expensive for pasta...service was subpar, barely saw our waiter, especially for a non busy Tuesday night. They sang their own happy birthday song, which was fun, and they have pretty big portions, but overall, nothing overly special.