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Buca di Beppo

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Vegetarian, Family Fare, Pasta, Italian
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15350 South 94th Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462 (Wheeler Drive)
+1 708-349-6262
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Buca di Beppo serves authentic Italian cuisine in an eclectic, vintage...
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.
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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Buca Bummer

My friends and I hadn't been to this restaurant in many years so we decided to give it a try. After going there we realized why we had avoided it for so many years. Very average, in fact no one wanted to take home the leftovers. Even with a coupon we felt it was overpriced for such an average... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Anglophile20
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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English first
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

My friends and I hadn't been to this restaurant in many years so we decided to give it a try. After going there we realized why we had avoided it for so many years. Very average, in fact no one wanted to take home the leftovers. Even with a coupon we felt it was overpriced for such an average meal.... More 

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Palos Hills, Illinois, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

So at my location that I visited I felt like I was in a gangster movie set from 1960. The décor is very much like what I would expect from that by gone era. Alot of things on the walls to look at which I really enjoy. The place is always busy and it was this night also. The waitress... More 

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Homer Glen, IL
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My boyfriend and I always head here when we want a pasta and/or Italian fix. The portions are huge, the prices are reasonable, and we always leave full. This location is the most-consistent as far as quality goes. Our favorite dishes are the baked ziti and the spicy chicken rigatoni. The limon chicken is also good, but the portion size... More 

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Mokena, IL
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Dear Buca.. Why can't you have Gluten free pasta??! I just don't get it. We had a gift card ($50.00).. I wanted to order veal, but my husband felt we would be off in getting a big pasta dish. So we got the shrimp florentine.. He started with soup.a chicken Italian wedding style..me it was ok. Originally, our server said... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

When older people go out for a dinner, I'm sure I can speak for many. A nice, quiet atmosphere is what we need for a casual night out. Visiting this place 3 times, and all three times, I was seated next to a family with very loud, very unruly children. This place has good food, but if only they would... More 

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Justice, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We have been to other Buca di Beppo locations on trips around our country, and all were good. At this Illinois location, we had ravioli and chicken carbonara. Both were delicious, with the pasta perfectly done. The hearty portions meant we took home leftovers for another meal. My husband enjoys their house chianti, too, which he had with his meal.... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

I have been to Buca di Beppo a few times in other cities. Everywhere you go, they are outstanding. The chicken Marsala is awesome. The chicken is tender and the sauce with mushrooms is delicious. I appreciated the fact they had a gluten free menu for my friend with gluten intolerance. The lasagna and salad were great. We also had... More 

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Frankfort, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We go To Buca all the time and have even had big parties there, don't even want to think about the amount of money we've spent there. Thanksgiving was a disaster and big disappointment. Made reservations for 21 people and we all arrived 20 min. early, keep in mind 21 people standing in the lobby 11 adults, 10 children and... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Going to Buca di Beppo is like going to grandma's for sunday dinner,but on a much grander scale. The food is terrific old italian, the portions are enough for dinner that night plus lunch the next day. The atmosphere is out of this world old neighborhood italian

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Went here for our wedding anniversary. Had a great experience with our tour first then good atmosphere while we ate. The food is served family style so you can order smaller meals and still have left overs.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15350 South 94th Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462
    (Wheeler Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Orland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-349-6262

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Family Fare, Pasta, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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