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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.
Wheeling, IL 60090
Italian, American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
N Wolf Road
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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.
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
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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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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
Want to say this was a very special visit to our favorite restaurant. The service we get from the staff is awesome. Particularly Deb “ Mom” the bartender. She is very attentive and a joy to talk to. She is the main reason we frequent this buca. Thank you Deb for treating us like “ Buca’s favorite customer
The Hostess was very standoffish, there were bread crumbs on the seat of the booth. My wife asked to be cleaned up, the hostess cleaned the booth, but left the seat wet. My wife than had to dry with a napkin.
Now for our waiter, he was amazing knowledgable and fun..
We were looking for a good Italian restaurant to accommodate a party of 12 and we sure chose the right place! They set us up at a huge round table in a semi-private room and we were treated like royalty from the very beginning. The waiter was friendly and helped us make really great menu choices. The food arrived quickly and we all had plenty to eat. The flavors and temperature of the food were perfect! We were celebrating 2 birthdays and the staff really took care of us. I have a feeling we will return to this restaurant again and again!
I noted in the open table comments that this was a celebration dinner for my son who is leaving for the Military.. it was our last family dinner together and Buca has always made birthday celebrations fun! So I called to make sure they could sing good luck or something similar instead of happy birthday! I told them I wanted to pre order their huge dessert and make sure a big deal was made for my son! The gentleman who answered the phone said “for sure! What better reason to celebrate then for someone going to fight for our country!” I asked if I needed to say something again when he got there..he told me no..it’s under control!! So we ordered dinner.. it was served, our waiter didn’t even ask if we wanted dessert.. he just brought the check! My daughter asked him secretly if they were doing something for her brother with dessert and singing., he said I have no idea. Came back a few minutes later with a piece of cake and put it down in front of my son and said nothing! And then left the new check with the cake added! Horrible! So disappointed in their lack of caring! We only chose them because of their celebration fun.. their food is just ok and a bit overpriced but their celebrations make it fun and worth it! Well they really screwed us.. and our last dinner with my son before he is gone at Marine boot camp for 13 weeks! Thanks for Nothing Buca!
We had a terrible server. He got upset because we ordered one entre for two adults and two kids meals for the kids. He tried to double charge a bottle of wine. We are still dealing w the credit card company for he then billed us twice when we caught the intentional error. We will never return Bad bad service as our president would say
We were promptly seated at our reservation time, which was great. After being seated we waited about 12 minutes before the waitress came by our table. We ordered drinks, appetizer, and our entrees. We also asked for water. At 25 minutes after we were seated I spoke with the manager (Stephen). Our drinks arrived shortly after, and bread too. A little while later appetizers. We again asked for water. Our dinner salad arrived (Caesar - very good!) and again we asked for water. When our dinner showed up we kinda yelled for water too. That seemed to have worked as the waitress FINALLY brought us water. Perhaps she was hoping we'd keep ordering cocktails if she didn't give us water? We ordered 3 entrees between the 4 of us. More than plenty - we took enough home that it was lunch for 2 of us the next day. The entrees were very good. Loved the food, but this time the service just was not up to par. A 10% tip might have drove the point home with the waitress. Will return along with a prayer for better service. Maybe we'll request "the pope room"!
It was a week night later in the evening and there did not appear to be many people in the restaurant. We waited over 10 minutes for dinner to greet is and offer to take our drink order and over an hour to receive our food. Clearly there was something going on as we had probably five to six different servers come and help us throughout the meal. They continued to apologize for the long delay but that's all that happened. The server's did their best with the issue but I was surprised that they didn't even try to offer us a dessert or some compensation. It was a terrible experience. I know the servers were trying their best to compensate for whatever the real issue was but I don't think the restaurant stepped up to provide a good experience.
We brought a large group for a family event and had planned the menu in advance to be able to skip the normal "menu negotiations" common in family style ordering. We gave the order to Damon in advance, and he had every course ready at the perfect time. We were able to focus on the conversation while Damon and crew took care of everything else. Just a fun night for all!
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