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About Buca di Beppo - Wheeling

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.

604 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Wheeling, IL 60090
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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:
N Wolf Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(847) 808-9898

Website:
http://www.bucadibeppo.com/locations/location1302.aspx

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.

Executive Chef:
Israel Romero

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, 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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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 - Wheeling Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

service

4.0

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4.0

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (8)
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Good for Birthdays (6)
Comfort Food (5)
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Good for Anniversaries (3)
Fun (3)
Good for a Date (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Authentic (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Business Meals (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Romantic (2)
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Cozy (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 25, 2016

server outstanding food very good table too small for our group it however was xmas

Tags: Authentic, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 25, 2016

We had our whole family in for Christmas lunch (12/25/16). Reservations made through "Open Table" app from iPhone. Plenty of amazing food at the restaurant and took enough leftovers home fo another full meal for everyone! Leo's service was great- it looked like all the servers worked very hard to make the dining experiences awesome, too!! 5-Star rating. Best 3 words? "Will be back!"

Tags: People Watching, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Outstanding Value
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2016

We were seated in a booth near the bar before 7pm. It was busy and loud and service was a little slow. Within the hour it cleared out, but service got worse. Our server stood behind the bar on his phone while we sat there with empty plates covering our crowded tabletop.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2016

Yummy food!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 16, 2016

Food is great as usual. I missed our favorite hostess who is always friendly and knows me on sight.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 14, 2016

Food and Service was fabulous. Can't go wrong here.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 11, 2016

service was very slow. we waited 10 minutes before anyone came over, then another 10-15 minutes for our drinks. then finally bread showed up after being there 30 minutes. a little over priced for the amount of food you get.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 4, 2016

Must get the colossal sundae! Yum!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 27, 2016

Buca never seems to disappoint, no matter the location. Family-size portions are more than adequate and of very high quality.

Tags: Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2016

Food was good (a size "small" actually serves 2 to 3 people). For some reason, the night we were there (Saturday night), the kitchen was VERY slow. Took almost 1 hour for our pasta dishes to come out. When we first sat down and ordered, the restaurant was pretty empty. Therefore, even when it did fill up, telling us the kitchen was backed up, didn't really mean much. It wasn't backed up when our orders were placed!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2016

Awesome server! We had Shelly and she is wonderful. She makes you feel welcome, paces the meal without going too slow or rushing. Food came out hot and wonderful. From the mussels to the salads, ravioli, pizza, spaghetti to the wonderful desserts. All so good!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 20, 2016

Great place. Fantastic service. Good food and lots of it.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2016

Jeffrey was great

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2016

We had a reservation asking for a quiet booth. After a short wait, they tried to seat us at a table. Apparently, someone else who was seated at a table moved to the booth. After another short wait, they seated us in a very small booth in the bar that was not comfortable and very loud. After the bread basket was served, we noticed small fruit flies flying around our table. When we told the waitress about it, she said, "Oh that is not good." Nothing else. I covered the bread with my napkin. The portions were huge. The seafood appetiser plate was really large and enjoyed. The salad we excellent. The spaghetti carbonara was not so great. We used to enjoy this restaurant very much. This was not a good experience.

Tags: Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2016

Great food, prices were reasonable and the service was very good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Outstanding Value
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2016

Usually good - but not this time. Service appeared to be slow. Time to receive the food was very long and the order was served incorrect and the food was just warm. We were unable to locate the waitress so we ate what we could since reordering may have taken another 30 minutes. Manager did take the meal off my check. Disappointing time since I usually enjoy Buca. It will be awhile before I return.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 1, 2016

Great place for bday dinners!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 16, 2016

Good food. Outstanding service! Our server's name was Patricia and besides being very nice, welcoming and professional, she made our two little boy's evening. Great experience!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 16, 2016

Our server David did an exceptional job.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2016

A great dinner with family and friends, the service was outstanding (other than a half hour wait for our table, beyond our reservation time). Food was typical Buca.

Tags: Good for Groups, Outstanding Value
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2016

Had a small birthday celebration there. Food was very hot, and flavorful, and lots of it. I highly recommend it.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 10, 2016

Delicious food for any occasion!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2016

Love the food. Love the chicken Marsala. Love the bread with the olive oil.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2016

Portions are huge! Great food. Damon and Trisha did a great job of taking care of us.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 22, 2016

Prices seemed high for lunch. A small pizza and a drink were $30! Service was a bit lacking. I asked about substituting a different pasta for spaghetti. The waitress said substitutions weren't allowed. Since when?

I'm hoping this was a one time negative experience. I've been coming here for years. Usually the service and food are the best.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 8, 2016

the food was just absolutely amazing. we went on a thursday night so it was pretty quiet - i'm guessing the weekends tend to be much busier/energetic

Tags: Outstanding Value
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 3, 2016

Great food and good service. They have a great brownie Sunday.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 25, 2016

You can always count on Buca di Beppo for delicious food and friendly service. Have never been disappointed dining here! Especially love the salads!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Casual, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 13, 2016

Best food ever. Margarita Pizza and Pomodoro Ravioli is excellent.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 5, 2016

The table was ready at the time we requested. The food was very good and served nicely . The waiter was
Very attentive . When she was away for a few minutes another waiter told us he would look after us.

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on July 23, 2016

Fun casual dining for every day or special occasions.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on July 8, 2016

As usual a great server and great food and the hostess is great.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 19, 2016

Everything was pretty good but the service was a bit slow and it was very noisy.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 10, 2016

The restaurant has very good menu to share with the several friends.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on June 3, 2016

What more can I say except I love going there. The food is great. I always get chicken Marsala and it's great. Good food good service. The woman at the front desk knows me without me saying my name.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 22, 2016

Food was good and it is a fun time with more people. Food is family style so more people means more to try.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 20, 2016

Great servings for a group, food was delicious.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 14, 2016

Great place to go if you are with a group and are up for great conversation and a variety of well made Italian food. We always enjoy this place.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 29, 2016

The food was OK but we didn't feel that the amount of food served in the entrees was appropriate for Family Style dining. In my opinion, 3 thinly sliced, hammered out pieces of veal (as they should be prepared for this dish - not complaining about that) in a veal saltimbocca is a generous portion for a single diner, not an amount that should be presented as family style to feed 2-3 adults. I doubt there was a total of 6 oz of actual veal on the plate. (and of the 3 pieces, 2 were cooked to a completely differently from the 3rd - one was nice and golden brown, 2 were kind of gray and didn't look like they had been cooked long enough) If we hadn't over-ordered appetizers and sides we would have been left hungry for the evening. We certainly didn't have leftovers as the server suggested we would.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on April 26, 2016

While the food and service is generally excellent, at this meal the fettuccine Alfredo was not good - it was bland and tasteless. It appeared to have been made incorrectly as previous experiences with that dish have always been tasty. I was dismayed to find that although I was told that it would be taken off the bill, that I was then charged for the replacement of fettuccine with marinara sauce particularly since we were encouraged to get a replacement, which I indicated that if they did offer, we would simply take home as my fellow diner would share my dinner so we could eat together. Although the bill was modified when I complained that they were charging me for something I would not have otherwise ordered, this was not the level of service and customer focus I would have expected and, in fact, have never been charged for a replacement when I was encouraged to order an alternate, especially when it was clear we did not intend to eat the replacement at that sitting. I was not looking for free food but clearly do not wish to pay for a dish we didn't even eat during that sitting due to their preparation error. I was disappointed that they did not value our business adequately to follow standard protocol when removing a charge. Again, the remainder of the food was phenomenal and our waitress was outstanding but the "manager" clearly was not concerned with customer satisfaction until I expressed my displeasure - at which time he did modify the check accordingly.

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