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All 398 Barrie Restaurants

Il Buco Ristorante

31 Dunlop Street East | #101, Barrie, Ontario, Canada (City Center)
+1 705-735-9595
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Ranked #5 of 398 Restaurants in Barrie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $35
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
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: City Center
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bayfield
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Toronto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

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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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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

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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Midhurst, ON
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Dined at Il Buco, Tuesday December 16, 2014. The cheap, bagged pasta with the underwhelming equivalent of a $1.00 bottle of Ragu pasta sauce was embarrassing and a disappointment. I had suggested Il Buco based on past experiences - never again! There were only 2 other tables with clients, yet service was slow.

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Il Buco R, Owner at Il Buco Ristorante, responded to this review

Hello Patricia, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always appreciate feedback as it helps us to ensure we are doing all we can to satisfy our customers. I do wish your displeasure was brought to our attention while you were there so we could have done something if you were unhappy with your meal or... More 

Coldwater, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

My husband's company had its Christmas party at Il Buco this year and it was the best one ever! The restaurant was very capable of seating and serving our party of 18 ... Each person's food, which we chose from a special 3 course menu, all arrived at the same time and drinks were regularly replenished. Best of all, our... More 

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Barrie
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Always an enjoyable experience with consistently good service and food good to very good. Menu varied but has been the same for some time.

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Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Il Buco is a lovely Italian restaurant with a terrific view and small patio overlooking Kempenfelt Bay. The entrance off Dunlop Street is enough to make you question where you are going, but once in the atmosphere of the restaurant is perfect. The food is terrific and the staff very attentive and friendly.

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Ontario, CAN
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had a great lunch recently....and figured it was good value. They offered a 3 course lunch for $15, which 2 of us had..... The Italian salad was very crisp and fresh and lightly dressed - a perfect starter portion. One lunch entree was manicotti which was offered in 2 sizes - love the choice, but went big and had... More 

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Additional Information about Il Buco Ristorante

Address: 31 Dunlop Street East | #101, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-735-9595
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
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
Average Prices: USD 1 - 35
Cuisine: Italian

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