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Il Buco Ristorante

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31 Dunlop Street East | #101, Barrie, Ontario, Canada (Bayfield)
+1 705-735-9595
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
2nd Visit

I had spinach soup n ravioli with chicken strips he had mushroom picioni with small fluffy desert.Both were divine. our waiter Russell, only added to the dining experience with his charming wit and professionalism. Very filling entrees, we couldn't eat all the servings thus, I had lunch a box for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
foxycdn
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Barrie, Canada
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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133 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Barrie, Canada
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had spinach soup n ravioli with chicken strips he had mushroom picioni with small fluffy desert.Both were divine. our waiter Russell, only added to the dining experience with his charming wit and professionalism. Very filling entrees, we couldn't eat all the servings thus, I had lunch a box for next day. Quiet during midweek but definitely reserve a table... More 

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Barrie, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I have enjoyed two dinners at Il Buco with friends, and both times the food, service and ambiance was superb. Would highly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I took my wife to Il Buco for our anniversary on feb 13th, our server was great, really bubbly and easy to talk to, was very pleasant and gave us privacy while also not neglecting our service it was perfect, I forget his name but he was the salt and pepper haired gentleman, my wife had the spinach and ricotta... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

If you haven't been to il Buco - go now! Amazing, delicious and fresh food with generous helpings. Staff is very professional, courteous and attentive. Food was beyond amazing - I found myself trying to eat slower so I could enjoy the meal longer!

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Horseshoe Valley, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

After many years of saying that we should try Il Buco, we finally did. We were celebrating a significant birthday, it was Super Bowl evening (reasonably quiet in the restaurant) and Barrielicious was in effect. We happened to meet friends when we checked in, so everything was set for a wonderful evening. The five of us tried several appetizers and... More 

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Toronto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The atmosphere was lovely and the wait staff was very friendly and competent. The food was alright -- only alright. One member of our party ordered lasagne and we were all surprised by the very tiny, meagre portion that he was given. It was this tiny little piece of lasagne just two layers high served in the small hollow of... More 

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Barrie
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Always a great go to for fine Italian food in Barrie and never had a complaint. I'll be back :) the service and atmosphere are reminiscent of New York City.

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15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Romantic dining at its best. Dine outdoors and view Lake Simcoe. Friendly staff and chef greet customers. Classic Italian cuisine. Dine indoors by large windows and still able to view lake. Dinner may be a bit of wait at times but worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Il buco does great classic Italian food in Barrie! The service was prompt and friendly, while also being informative and enjoyable. I had the caprese salad as an appetizer and the pollo florentina as my main. The caprese salad was a great portion size and the chicken was moist and very tasty. My friend also had the roasted garlic which... More 

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Brampton, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We dine at Il Buco at least two to three times a year. The drive from Brampton is well worth a delishious meal overlooking Kempfelt Bay. Patrons are generally seated by one of the owners, then served by knowledgeable and friendly staff. On the week-end the restaurant is generally busy and we have always been served hot food that meets... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Dunlop Street East | #101, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
    (Bayfield)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-735-9595

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?