About Buca di Beppo - Kansas City

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.

310 West 47th Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
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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 Wyandotte Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(816) 931-6548

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

Catering:
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.

Parking Details:
Free public parking. Wheelchair accessibility is available from rear of the parking garage.

Public Transit:
The Max bus stop - 47th and Wyandotte stop.

Executive Chef:
Kevin Smith

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, 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.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

It’s not too early to book your Holiday Party! Ask the Group Sales Manager for details to reserve space for your holiday celebration today!
We’re open at 11am on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day! Reserve your table now!

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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 - Kansas City Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

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4.0

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4.0

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3.7

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Moderate

69% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (5)
Good for Groups (3)
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Good for Anniversaries (3)
Authentic (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Cozy (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Fun (1)
Good for a Date (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
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 (Kansas City)·Dined 6 days ago

Disappointed, usually their food is fantastic, went for a Birthday dinner, the calamari and the baked Ziti were both served cold as well as the bread. I doubt we will ever go back, service was excellent though..

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We enjoy the food and atmosphere. This was a family birthday celebration for our party of 10 (5 adults and 5 children). Service was very slow and the hostess failed to offer a high chair for our 1 year old.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Good food and service

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

This was the third time I had eaten at Buca di Beppo, the second time at their Kansas City Plaza location. The venue is visually spectacular, the entire restaurant covered from floor to ceiling with items from Italy. The mix of comic and traditional artwork exemplify Buca's atmosphere: sincere and lighthearted. Dates, families, friends, and parties are comfortably served in their basement restaurant.
My experience with Buca di Beppo has given me confidence in the quality of their meals and I wholeheartedly recommend their menu to anybody for any occasion. The portions are as big as the flavors, the prices are fair, and the presentation well-done. I recommend their Antipasti salad, veal marinara, and spicy chicken rigatoni.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Celebrated a 7 year old birthday in the kitchen. All staff made the birthday girl feel special and topped it off with great food!
Thank you!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Daughters birthday

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 7, 2017

This is our second visit. Brought family with us this time and they are equally impressed with the decor and food. Each dish was awesome and the dessert as well. Everyone visiting KC should eat here.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Good we always enjoy dining here

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·Dined on October 6, 2017

It was good. I’m just not the biggest fan of making a reservation and still having to wait 15 minutes to be seated. We walked past more empty tables than full so not getting seated was just obnoxious. Then we (2 people) were seated at a very large table for 6. Then we waited literally 15 minutes for a server to come over and even greet us. Once he did, however, everything was great. The night just didn’t have the smoothest start. The food was good. Drinks were good. I probably won’t return just because I didn’t think the prices were in line with the quality. But I’d recommend everyone try it at least once. It’s just one of those places that once is enough.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Initial impression walking in isn’t great. Dark and dirty feeling. Smell of a sewage issue in the bar area where you must pass through to get to any other dining area. And we were sat there to dine. We got moved after complaining of the smell. Moved us to another dining area next to an emergency exit where a fella was cleaning a table very loudly. Throwing dishes in the pan. Table of 20 teenage girls screeching and having fun. Not their fault. Mood was ruined by than so we left before dining. Not a great experience. The menu is not friendly to a couple in my opinion either. Family dining style with huge portions doesn’t work for 2 people wanting different things.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We celebrated a birthday with family. Food was yummy and the service was great.

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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great food as always. Just a little loud and really slow.

Tags: Authentic, Comfort Food, Fun, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Terrible do not go. Pseudo Italian that has nothing to do with Italian cuisine .

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Food was wonderful!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 10, 2017

The food was good. Would have liked more vegan options. The server was not very attentive. We had to continueously remind him to remove dishes from our table and he never offered to top off our water glasses. He wasn't very knowledgeable of the menu items and/or it's ingredients. His response was just "I don't know". We had to prompt him to go ask someone, which he did hesitantly, if really at all. We were celebrating a birthday, and we asked if the birthday girl was to receive a free dessert, which he replied "no". I have since discovered that the restaurant does give free ice cream and cake if desired. I was very disappointed with the service we received.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 6, 2017

We had a fun food filled evening celebrating our September Birthdays!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 16, 2017

We were celebrating a birthday. The food was good but the service was very bad. Our server disappeared frequently and servered cold coffee twice before deciding to make a new pot. She did not give us plates with the family style food. We got the plates ourselves and had to ask for grated cheese which came in a small jar instead of being fresh and grated at the table.

Tags: Casual
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Unfortunately, the place had a terrible odor and the seating was poor...

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·Dined on August 4, 2017

Great food and staff!!!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Not a place for foodies! Service was excellent, staff was friendly, but food was sub-par. The restaurant has a stuffy feel, and is basically feels like a maze. The food is intended to be family-style, meaning each plate feeds 3-6 people--great for large groups, not good for dates. Additionally, food was not authentic Italian, and not very high quality (if you want inauthentic Italian, go to Olive Garden instead). We ordered the Quattro al Forno (mix of stuffed pastas; lots of cheese, not very good flavor), Prosciutto-stuffed Chicken (probably our favorite, but overdone), green beans side (limp and overcooked), and mozzarella garlic bread (good, but very greasy). Bottom line: better for large groups, not dates, and definitely not for foodies.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 14, 2017

The food & service were excellent,as usual.
There are a lot of small rooms with interesting photos ; a fun place to eat.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Fantastic experience. One of our favorite restaurants.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 1, 2017

We found a long hair in our chicken rigatoni - my wife was sickened by the experience - they took the entree off out bill but it wasn't good enough -

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Went with my family for the first time. Not impressed with the food. My boys love Italian and spaghetti and meatballs. No one ate theirs. Very disappointed.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We went for Fathers day so it was pretty busy. Serve was a bit slow but waitress was very pleasant and did her best. Food was great and there was plenty of it!

Tags: Comfort Food, Spicy, Fun
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 (Tampa)·Dined on May 19, 2017

I had a reservation and it took nearly an hour for them to seat us. No status update.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on May 18, 2017

Their spicy chicken pasta was delicious, but barely had a breast to share with three people.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Everything from waiter to food was excellent but the was unbearably hot and at the time we were only ones in the room after the other tables filled it got extremely hot to the point of seeating.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Food was very good. Service was extremely slow and the restaurant was very warm and packed. Restaurant was very messy with many tables needing to be cleared toward the end of the night. As we walked out near closing time there was a lot of food on the floor.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Good for big groups. Food is pretty standard - family size portions.

Tags: Bar Seating, People Watching, Comfort Food, Authentic
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Had to eat with spoons after 8 forks were dirty. Plates had chunks of food stuck on the bottom and not only our table noticed and sent them back. Server was not concerned at all and was not attentive. Hard to eat food when you don't know if the place is even clean.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on May 12, 2017

I have been to this restaurant several times. Most recently, I celebrated my graduation here with group of 10. Our reservation was at a late hour, but we were greeted kindly and had a great time. The apple gorgonzola salad is my family's favorite to start. We had shrimp linguine and fettuccine alfredo. Both were delicious!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Great food; always a fun time... when in doubt order less... their small feeds an army!

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on April 21, 2017

We had reservations and were seated right away. The waitress came soon after we were seated, but after that it was like pulling teeth to get her back to our table. We got our drinks then had to wait about 10 minutes to get our straws. When we finally got to order & our food finally came it had no sauce. It took another 15 minutes at least to get some. I don't know what was going on, but Buca was having a bad night! We spent over an hour and a half there & most of that was waiting. The food was very good. The service was not.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Our Server was nice, but seemed somewhat distracted. I think he's missed his "calling" and should be doing something else. He didn't realize we needed Bread and Silverware until we asked for them, after 30 minutes and our salad was served. He did make sure everyone had enough water on a regular basis.
The food was fine, seasoned well and enough to feed our family of 9.
Our son and his son, are huge "ROCKY" fans. We were seated in the "Sly Stallone Room" so that was a treat; Sly's large photo hung right above our table. The Host was not aware of this "Rocky" love, so that was cool that we were seated there. It was a real treat for our Grandson.

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Fun
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on April 15, 2017

The food was not good we thought and the service was poor

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on April 2, 2017

My family and I love this place! We will definitely be making it back. They did not have a gluten-free pasta, which made me a little sad, but they had great entrées and appetizers! Their drinks were spectacular as well!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on March 21, 2017

A good bet when you want Italian -American food. Large portions, ample bread, salad and appetizer options. Served family style- always a friend n sharing event.

Good fun for kids to grandparents. The photons on the wall keep to the Italian-American theme.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Casual, Fun, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on March 14, 2017

Birthday Party!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on March 11, 2017

We dined here just two weeks ago. In the room we sat in two weeks ago it was quiet. This time it was very noisy. The dinner entrees were filling and tasty. The large portions (noted as small on the menu) are typically for two people. And the entrees were reasonably priced. The salads we ate were priced for meals themselves and there was no difference in pricing or size for a salad with or without dinner. We would have preferred smaller salads with the meal. Unfortunately there was no hot bread served with the meals. Parking was easy. TWe recommend you come on an empty stomach. If you need internet access during your meal we had to go outside to get reception. There was no reception on either Tmobile or ATT data and we were not able to sign onto wifi. We enjoyed the meals and will return. There are no window views as it is downstairs dining. If you have not yet eaten here we recommend it for the tasty and nice sized portions.

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