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Buca di Beppo - Eden Prairie

4.4
630 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
  • Comfort Food
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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Cuisines
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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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.
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Neighborhood
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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 630 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great family restaurant, but also good for an intimate dinner. Delicious food and broad selection of beverages. Staff is very accommodating.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Enjoyed the food but the portions are pretty big. Will be back

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great place for a family celebration. Good food and family fun.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Good food and great value for the special occasion / birthday. Great service and friendly staff.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Service was a bit slow but our server was friendly and we understood since the place seemed busier than usual for lunch. Entrees were delivered fresh and were very good.

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4.0Dined on February 10, 2018

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

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4.0Dined 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.

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1.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined 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!

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3.0Dined on January 11, 2018

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

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Had a nice dinner with friends.

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3.0Dined on December 27, 2017

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

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5.0Dined 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!

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4.0Dined 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.

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3.0Dined 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.

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4.0Dined 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.

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4.0Dined 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.

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4.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined on November 1, 2017

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

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5.0Dined 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!

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1.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined on October 26, 2017

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

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3.0Dined 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.

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3.0Dined 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.

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4.0Dined 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.

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4.0Dined on September 30, 2017

Our family get together was perfect at Buca's. We were able to satisfy everyone's food choices, including two children. The service could have been a little attentive, but the server was outgoing and friendly. We had a great time.

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5.0Dined on September 29, 2017

Parents anniversary

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5.0Dined on September 22, 2017

Great place to celebrate birthdays.

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3.0Dined on September 20, 2017

food was good my they did not have the menu items shown on the website and the manager handled this very poorly.

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3.0Dined on September 10, 2017

Anniversary. But, $40.00 dollars for 2 beers and an
average size sausage pizza? I mean it !?! Two GLASSES
of beer, that should have cost maybe $3.50 each, but,
$6.00 each? Really ! Waitress didn't mention the price
She had just started working at Buca and didn't have
all the answers yet, but , $ 6.00 for a glass of beer ??
The pizza was of average size and so was the quality
WE won't be back Soooo many other great places to go
for way less money. How do we know? Because we have
dined all over the country and even in California they have
better prices. I'd suggest you price your items better or
eventually not get repeat customers. Totally disappointed
for our anniversary. 😩😢

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2.0Dined on September 8, 2017

when reservations are made, they need to tell people to bring their ID's or they will not served.
had to got to the manager to get my 55 yr old a glass of wine as she had no id that night. it was mothers birthday and the night started off by have the server tell her she could not have a glass.
Not against the policy, just need to be forewarned. carded my 88 year old mother. is it really necessary.

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4.0Dined on August 30, 2017

Everything was wonderful until we left. Upon leaving there were no less than 20 large spiders hanging in front of the restaurant over the door. After a wonderful evening it was disgusting and disturbing to see so many spiders hanging down from the sign and door and landing on customers.

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3.0Dined on August 26, 2017

Food took a long time, asked several times for bread. Veggies delivered late and undercooked. Very disappointed

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5.0Dined on August 19, 2017

Wonderful food, great service. Would recommend to friends and family. Large portion perfect for sharing.

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4.0Dined on July 29, 2017

The food was excellent. However, the service was rather slow. We ordered garlic cheese bread with our salad and were almost finished with the salad before the bread showed up.

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4.0Dined on June 28, 2017

We pulled up to see a Delivery truck taking up spaces in the parking lot which should be 'reserved' for customers. There was also a Buca truck (for food/online deliveries?) and another vehicle with someone sitting in it parked right in front of the main entrance, so we had to walk around them.... Shouldn't all these vehicles be parked out of the way in order to accommodate paying customers? For the most part the experience once we got inside was fine. Our server accommodated us and the food was great, actually it's the food that saves this Buca location every time as the service can be either really good, or really bad.

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2.0Dined on June 25, 2017

Really awful service. Server came by maybe every 20 minutes at best. Salad served after the entrees, appetizers were really late. Good food, really poor service overall. The restaurant didn't seem too busy so that was not an excuse. Will go elsewhere next time.

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3.0Dined on June 23, 2017

A fun experience.

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5.0Dined on June 13, 2017

Portion size was quite good for the cost and the food was very tasty.

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3.0Dined on June 9, 2017

I wasn't as happy with our service as I've been in the past. We ordered from the bar, each time it was a wait. Our table was too close to another group. It was hard to get out if we needed to use the restroom.

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