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2051 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40220-1623 (East Louisville)
+1 502-493-2426
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Ranked #161 of 1,515 Restaurants in Louisville
Price range: $15 - $30
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: East Louisville
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Taylorsville Road
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.
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Louisville, Kentucky
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

I just really like this place . . . especially their lasagna. But I really go for the salad. I'm a salad finatic, and the fact that they serve family style means I always get enough. (Small salad for 2 is usually enough for 4, if you're ordering an entree.) Of course the salad is only as good as the... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Wow there is a lot going on here at this place! If you want to enjoy really good Italian food and stare at pictures of Sophia Loren then this place is for you! As a first timer I was given a tour of the place whilst on my way to our table. They give you the Goodfella's treatment here...just watch... More 

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Campbellsville, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I wanted veal parmagiana for my birthday, and my daughter suggested this restaurant. The food was delicious, and the staff was great. The portions are huge, and plenty to take home for an extra meal. The atmosphere took me back to my Brooklyn days, with Italian friends and family. Will definitely be returning.

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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Attended a birthday at Buca and the service was excellent. The food was delicious and the portions were huge! Our server, Dino, is always professional, but he really did a great job with our small group and made everyone feel special.

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Moosic, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The food was good, I found myself pleasantly surprised at the quality of food at this chain Italian restaurant. However, the service was terrible and that is enough to make me never go back. We were hardly greeted by a host that was slumped over at the host stand when you enter. While we waited for our table we saw... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had a wonderful meal at Buca, it was my wife and I first visit, after my daughters recommendation. They serve family style servings (Big). We had lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs (huge), and baked ziti. The unanimous favorite was the lasagna with the spaghetti/meatballs close behind. The service was great, and we loved the atmosphere, loved the many amusing pictures... More 

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Mayfield, Kentucky
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice Italian meal at Buca di Beppo and although I have had better it was good. The atmosphere was very nice and our waiter Jeff was excellent. The food was more than plentiful. Would recommend Buca for a nice evening out.

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Louisville, Kentucky
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The atmosphere is bold, eclectic, and certainly challenges the traditional close-minded aesthetics and ideas about what is "family-friendly". There are pictures covering every available inch of the walls. Some of them would be considered too "risqué" for families but I thought they were fine. The restaurant emits an attitude of, "We're doing our own thing and if you get offended,... More 

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Brandenburg, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Love gatherings here. Atmosphere is PiSano. Share, laugh, and love. Great place, food is wonderful. Prices are completely fair when you consider the amount you are getting. Order the bruschetta!

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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent midday lunch experience. Service was fast & efficient. Pasta - 2 different dishes - expertly prepared, tasty and plentiful. Only slight mishap, salad was overdressed, but it was quickly corrected upon request.

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Additional Information about Buca di Beppo

Address: 2051 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40220-1623
Phone Number: +1 502-493-2426
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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