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Buca di Beppo - Cincinnati

4.1
4.1
1250 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
If you are looking for an Italian Restaurant in Cincinnati, OH then come to Buca. Our Italian Restaurant serves Authentic Family Style Italian Food. Located in Rookwood Commons surrounded by a ton of great shops and attractions, your Cincinnati, OH Buca di Beppo is the place to go for great food and stellar service.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 10 times today
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Private dining

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Unspecified

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed, Sun 11:00 am–9:30 pm Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (513) 396-7673

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Alice Kline

  • Catering

    Buca di Beppo’s catering is perfect for all occasions. It can be delivered to your door or picked up. We specialize in catering for large and small groups, with convenient and value priced packages. From business gatherings, birthdays, weddings, graduations and more, let us do the work by preparing your meal. Your order includes everything you need- plates, napkins, utensils, bread, butter, and condiments are included. Please allow up to 3 hours for same day delivery. Call 844-EAT-BUCA to order or learn more at bucadibeppo.com/catering.

  • Private party facilities

    Buca di Beppo is your home for celebrations. Treat your guests to a fun and festive atmosphere by hosting your event in one of our uniquely themed sections, while enjoying authentic Italian dishes served family-style. Our team will help you plan the perfect event tailored to your needs and budget.

  • Private party contact

    Group Sales & Catering Specialist: (877) 955-2822

  • Neighborhood

    Norwood

  • Cross street

    Near Edwards Road, behind the Northwestern Mutual

  • Parking details

    Free parking in public lot. Additional free parking in garage off Edmondson Road.

  • Public transit

    Go Metro Bus Line stop at Rookwood Commons at Edwards.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,250 people are saying

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4.1
4.1 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.1Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Cincinnati / Dayton

    Kid Friendly

  • Cincinnati

    Kid Friendly

  • Cincinnati

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Birthday dinner for my 10 year old son. He loved his meal and ice cream. Our server went above and beyond, and was also taking care of multiple other tables. He was doing a great job.
  2. RW

    RoyW

    Kansas City

    29 reviews

    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service. Amazing food. Everything is delicious. Huge portions. For two people, don’t go large portion or you have food for weeks. Everything is great. Fettuccine Alfredo is awesome.

    Buca di Beppo - CincinnatiResponded on July 18, 2022Thank you for the great review! We strive to provide great food and world class service, so we're happy to see that reflected on your visit! We hope to see you again soon!

  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Server was a little pre occupied with table next to us. Always good but very pricey food

    Buca di Beppo - CincinnatiResponded on July 20, 2022Thank you for taking the time to write this review as our customer’s feedback is very important to us. We apologize your experience was not up to our usual standards. We will undoubtedly contact management and make them aware of the situation to ensure it does not reoccur in the future.

  4. JM

    JanetM

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    The servers were lovely but it took a while to get the check.

    Buca di Beppo - CincinnatiResponded on July 18, 2022Thank you for dining with us. We appreciate your feedback as they highlight areas in need of improvement. We hope to welcome you back soon.

  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 4, 2022

    overall1food3service1ambience3
    Can't write a proper review for the food or anything as we were never greeted or seated. Had a reservation at this location, where we've eaten plenty of times before, and no one was at the front podium or even the bar. There was a take out line, but even people were leaving from there. Stood there looking for people and even called the location while standing next to the phone, but left after 20 minutes past our reservation time to eat at BJ's across the street.

    Buca di Beppo - CincinnatiResponded on July 18, 2022Our service should have been much better than what you received. Please know that we will address this with our team and will do our best to make this an isolated experience. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback!

  6. C

    Commish

    Cincinnati

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Dinner before the show at the Aronoff. Nick was our waiter he was very attentive and helpful. We had very good service. Nick is an excellent representation of your waitstaff.

    Buca di Beppo - CincinnatiResponded on July 18, 2022Thank you! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience1
    Food was just blah not worth the price tag, it was ok, but flavorless. The service was terrible. The restaurant was not busy and it took almost 90 minutes from start to finish. If I didn’t have a coupon I wouldn’t recommend going in.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Father’s Day dinner

    Buca di Beppo - CincinnatiResponded on June 21, 2022Thank you for choosing Buca di Beppo to celebrate your special occasion! We appreciate you sharing your experience with us and hope you visit us again soon.

  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    We went there for Father’s Day, had a reservation and were seated in a timely manner. Once at the table we weren’t acknowledged by the waiter for a while, probably more than 20-25mins, we were getting ready to leave and she showed up. After that food was delivered timely, but it wasn’t as good as it used to be, the flavor and quality weren’t there. It was just ok.

    Buca di Beppo - CincinnatiResponded on June 21, 2022We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us.

  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very good service! Food was delicious too.
  11. KH

    KevinH

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    They seemed surprised that 1) were there and 2) that there were 9 of us! How can this be? My confirmation clearly showed the time and number of guests. I also confirmed via Opentable the day of. Our server, Brandy, was excellent! The place is dated which affects ambiance but we knew what to expect. The food was great!.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    Always a great spot for a big party. The food was just okay at best though. Everything was dry like the salmon or rubbery like all of the chicken dishes. You would expect the quality to be better for the price.
  13. MF

    MichelleF

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved it.It was our granddaughters birthday and the waitstaff was so kind to her.Thank you for everything food,atmosphere,service was spot on.!!!
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall3food5service3ambience3
    Food was good but it took FOREVER. Had to ask multiple times for things like silverware - and were told that “we just changed how we do silverware” and were handed a plate full of forks and a handful of napkins even though there were silverware rolls on every table around us. We had to ask for our dirty dishes to be removed. We had a reservation made months ago and noted it was a special occasion but that was not acknowledged. Seemed like a lot of excuses - like “we don’t make the bread here”. Every one of us in our party has or is currently working in the restaurant industry. You don’t blame the kitchen. You just fix it.
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Will never go here again! 1st time here after reading great reviews. Ordered a punch bowl drink. It came with a bug inside. We immediately got up and left. There was no sense of concern to the bug in our drink, must be common. We didn’t wait for food. 🤮
  16. EF

    EvelynF

    Cincinnati

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    I always love going to Buca especially with a big group where they can serve your meal family style. We went for our daughters' graduations. Love the special tables with the lazy susan in the middle so you can easily pass food, plates, drinks, etc. around to everyone. Food was delicious, had a couple of missteps with service (but our server was super nice), it took a long while to get our food and drinks (because the restaurant was super crowded) and it was pretty loud and warm temp but we still enjoyed it and would definitely come again! Oh and don't let me forget the dessert! WOW - definitely don't skip dessert - and note they are very large and shareable!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience3
    Mothers Day
  18. SL

    ShaunaL

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall4food2service5ambience4
    We love Buca’s but unfortunately we were disappointed in the food during this visit. The food was not as tasty as usual. At this visit they were out of shells and our previous visit they were out of garlic bread and meatballs. We understand there are supply issues but we were still disappointed because we were there specifically to get the meatballs. We may try it one more time.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience5
    We waited almost am hour to get drinks. After complaining, a manager came and started making things happen. We really appreciate all of her service. The food was good, especially the appetizers. While i feel that the food is a bit overpriced, the portion sizes are very large. You will definitely have leftovers. Despite the rough beginning, I would still reccomend dining here. It was a friday night, they seemed a bit short staffed, plus our waitress was new. Once she got spme help, things started running more smoothly. We will be back.
  20. AB

    AdamB

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was my wife and my anniversary dinner. Always great food.
  21. W

    Wileyfam

    Indiana

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience2
    Our sever was outstanding, the food was really good and the portion sizes are huge, the one thing I would say is that for this to be a family restaurant there are some pretty inappropriate pictures on the walls. I was really uncomfortable with my children looking at some of those pictures.
  22. J

    Jen19

    Washington DC

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food!! So happy we found it, family style so one dish goes a long way.
  23. EF

    ElisaF

    Cincinnati

    37 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    Our appetizer was taking too long but the manager was great a d made it right.
  24. YP

    YesPat

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Nice food and nice service, would recommend too all
  25. VC

    VeronicaC

    Cincinnati

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The greatest dining experience :)
  26. FS

    FoodieStarr

    Cincinnati

    12 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience2
    Great server. But the food is just ok. Definitely overpriced for the quality.
  27. JG

    JohnG

    Cincinnati

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service and food wonderful as always!
  28. PS

    PamS

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 26, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Good food. Decent service. But that place is loud!
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    The food and staff were amazing once we were seated, but the wait to get seated wasn’t good. Overall a great experience and a fun time!
  30. w

    waltk

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and atmosphere. Portion sizes are intentional too large which is great for families but not so much for seniors
  31. r

    radioclash77

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Did a great job on Valentine's Day. Server was fantastic, food was great. Overall solid experience.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2022

    overall2food1service4ambience1
    Kitschy. Overpriced. Noisy. Don’t get me wrong, the actual service was great, everyone was helpful and friendly, but the prices and atmosphere are just not a vibe.. We will not be coming back.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service! Food was delicious!
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Jacksonville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Traveled here from Florida and decided to have dinner here with friends and I couldn’t have been more pleased. Everything was absolutely fabulous.
  35. J

    Jbug

    Cincinnati

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was very lovely!! Our Server was wonderful she had long dark pulled up in a ponytail with glasses son. She made our experience wonderful!! Wish we could have gotten individual meals but otherwise everything was great!!
  36. s

    susana

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 6, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great service, our server was terrific. Our party of 6 had such a great time. The food is always very good.

    Buca di Beppo - CincinnatiResponded on February 9, 2022We're happy you enjoyed your meal and service at Buca di Beppo. Come dine with us again soon.

  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 6, 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience4
    The restaurant appeared to be severely understaffed. The food was good but most of our orders were missed. Salad and pasta arrived in the wrong order. Our bread was never brought out, and it took 4 requests (1 with a manager) before we could get a drink brought to our table.

    Buca di Beppo - CincinnatiResponded on February 9, 2022Thank you for dining with us. We appreciate your feedback as they highlight areas in need of improvement. We hope to welcome you back soon.

  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Birthday Dinner really enjoyed myself and my Waiter was amazing !!

    Buca di Beppo - CincinnatiResponded on February 9, 2022Thank you for choosing Buca di Beppo to celebrate your special occasion! We appreciate you sharing your experience with us and hope you visit us again soon.

  39. DS

    DougS

    Cincinnati

    48 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    48 reviews

    Dined on January 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Tiana was wonderful and made sure we had an excellent experience!
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Oklahoma City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing Italian! We booked for a party of 10 and had the best waiter! Our whole experience was amazing and the food is MOUTH WATERING!!!! This is definitely a place in Cinci you NEED to try!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Buca di Beppo - Cincinnati does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Buca di Beppo - Cincinnati also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (513) 396-7673.

Buca di Beppo - Cincinnati is rated 4.1 stars by 1250 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 10 times today
Google Map for Buca di Beppo - Cincinnati

2635 Edmondson Road, Norwood, OH 45209

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Near Edwards Road, behind the Northwestern Mutual

  • Neighborhood

    Norwood

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed, Sun 11:00 am–9:30 pm Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Unspecified

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Free parking in public lot. Additional free parking in garage off Edmondson Road.

  • Public transit

    Go Metro Bus Line stop at Rookwood Commons at Edwards.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Alice Kline

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (513) 396-7673

  • Catering

    Buca di Beppo’s catering is perfect for all occasions. It can be delivered to your door or picked up. We specialize in catering for large and small groups, with convenient and value priced packages. From business gatherings, birthdays, weddings, graduations and more, let us do the work by preparing your meal. Your order includes everything you need- plates, napkins, utensils, bread, butter, and condiments are included. Please allow up to 3 hours for same day delivery. Call 844-EAT-BUCA to order or learn more at bucadibeppo.com/catering.

  • Private party facilities

    Buca di Beppo is your home for celebrations. Treat your guests to a fun and festive atmosphere by hosting your event in one of our uniquely themed sections, while enjoying authentic Italian dishes served family-style. Our team will help you plan the perfect event tailored to your needs and budget.

  • Private party contact

    Group Sales & Catering Specialist: (877) 955-2822

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