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For 2
Date
Sun, 2/25
Time
9:00 PM
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Buca di Beppo - Utica

3.9
322 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Top Tags:
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Comfort Food
  • Kid-friendly
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
(586) 803-9463
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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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
Hall Road and Schoenherr
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Parking details
Free self parking in private lot.
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Public transit
Smart Bus stop at Hall and Schoenherr.
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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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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, 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 322 People Are Saying
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3.9  based on recent ratings
3.7
food
4.1
service
3.9
ambience
3.7
value
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71% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

My first time having lunch there and it was really good!

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5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Great food, service and experience. Had enough leftovers to have lunch the next day.

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NJKS (Toronto)
2.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

I used to love this place, but so disappointed at my last visit. Pasta was overcooked and noises had extra water left in them, made sauce ruby and very bland. Garlic bread had huge chunks of garlic, so much so it made the bread basically inedible. It's just so sad that a fun restaurant the whole family used to love is a thing of the past we went be returning to

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Appetizers were great. Portions for huge. Sangria was nice. We had to send glasses back as they were dirty. But overall a good experience.

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ECintheD (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

We had a nice family dinner at Buca. All of our food was hot, except for our spaghetti. Our server quickly resolved the issue and we enjoyed the evening.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

We were seated quickly. Food was good. Took over an hour to get food!

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DannyJ (Detroit)
1.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

The booth in which we were seated had food crusted on the back. I had to move close to the edge of the seat so that I didn't touch it with my back. The stuffed mushroom appetizer was literally a joke. It was 12 small button mushrooms with some mysterious white mixture on top. I can't believe I spent that much on an appetizer of poor quality. The drinks tasted watered down and they were served in warm glasses. Overall, it was an unpleasant experience and waste of money. I understand why it was the only place in town without a wait on a Saturday night.

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
1.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

Terrible! We arrived early because we where in the area, there where 2 people at the podium who where unfriendly. Told us we would be seated in a half hour is the best they could do. Which was fine. So I told her we would go to the bar and have a cocktail while we wait. She told us we couldn’t, the bar tender was to busy to serve us because he was waiting on that room plus the drinks. So we sat back down and waited, then a couple came in 15 min after us with no reservations, put their names in and went and sat at the bar. So we followed and again she told us we couldn’t go sit at the bar, but did anyway. The couple who arrived after us got seated before us and when we questioned it we where told we needed to wait 15 more min until our reservation time. Then we where sat at the table behind us in the bar area. I do have to say the bartender did a great job keeping us happy even though it was sweetest day and he was the only one scheduled in that room. I don’t think we will be returning to this location after this meal. We live in the area and go here on a regular basis, each time it gets worse. This was the last straw , the hostess it the first person to greet guests as they walk in, they should be friendly and want customers to spend money. Not rude and turning people away.

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
1.0  Dined on September 22, 2017

The air conditioning wasn't working, so it was very warm in the restaurant. The food quality was very poor. We got the quattro plate which contained 4 different pasta items and everything tasted exactly the same. The ricotta was bland and the mozzarella cheese covering the top of the dish looked like plastic. The brussel sprouts looked like a mess of burned sprout leaves on the plate. The Crown Royal was tainted with cinnamon whiskey.

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on September 16, 2017

The food was amazing. My boyfriend and I will definitely be back soon! The waitress forgot to bring out our bread until after her appetizer, but she was very friendly, definitely did not change my decision to return.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on August 27, 2017

The food was terrible it taste like it came out of a cardboard box and prepared by a person with no cooking experience

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vipOpenTable Diner (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on August 4, 2017

Excellent food as always. Large portions suite to share.

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
2.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Reservation for 630 and didn't sit until almost 745. Ordered as soon as we sat down because kids were losing their minds. Food took 45 minutes to arrive (including appetizers). The waitress was great but was overshadowed by the ridiculous wait for table and food. I got a reservation to avoid the wait. Very unhappy!

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tenoradmin (Detroit)
2.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

This was Mother's Day - so I know restaurants are very busy. However, this restaurant was not busy - not even 1/3 full. Waiters were standing aroung checking their phone istead of taking care of the few guests present. Took 2.5 hours for salad and lasagna.

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on May 7, 2017

Food was great! They Baked Ziti that serves 5 could feed 10. They did not honor the birthday note that I added to my Open Table reservation.

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on April 16, 2017

Great experience, as always! Our Easter dinner guests missed their train so we were on our own for the weekend and we were too small of a group to cook a big dinner. Thanks for making it a great day! Waitress was the best with bunny ears and all, full of energy and glad to be working at Buca. Food was excellent for sure! Just want to say thank you for helping to make it a good holiday for us!

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Marc (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on April 9, 2017

Birthday
Great food

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vipOpenTable Diner (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on March 26, 2017

The servers worked very hard and aim to please! There were only two of us and the restaurant is geared towards families and it is not private. You get involved with the families at the other tables.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2017

Very relaxed time at the restaurant, food was wonderful, service was next to great but not outstanding.

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2017

My only complaint is when I made the reservation I requested an initmate table.
We were sat in a booth in the bar. There were numerous people in and out and beside a table of about 8 with little children junping around. The children were being kids but a different location would have made it a 5 star night.

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