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Buca di Beppo

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Italian, Vegetarian, Pasta, Family Fare
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7711 Mitchell Rd, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-2013 (Highway 5)
+1 952-934-9463
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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: 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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Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Large groups
Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Place but Parking an issue

Have been here several times and it is always great, but parking is also almost always an issue. Recommend getting there early just to park. Also construction next door has made the situation even worse. But the food and serves are great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
wstegeman
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Shakopee, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Reservations
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41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Shakopee, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Have been here several times and it is always great, but parking is also almost always an issue. Recommend getting there early just to park. Also construction next door has made the situation even worse. But the food and serves are great.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This place offers family style dining in a funky atmosphere. Tacky would be an understatement, but it's a fun spot for families and large groups. The food is better than expected for the large portions and overall a very good value as leftovers are almost guaranteed!

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I recently met long-time friends of ours from out-of-town at a local Buca di Beppo on New Years Eve. What a refreshing way to ring in the New Year. The family style pasta dishes were excellent and reasonably priced, but the highlight of the meal was actually our bruschetta appetizer. It was served in an oversized martini... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've been subjected to this place several times, the first by my own choice, and after that only because my boss liked it so we always went here on company events. Their pasta is overcooked, overstuffed, and dried out. The sauces are gritty and dry, and the desserts are wayyyy too rich. Having actually been to Italy, I can say... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We have been eating at Buca for years. Atmosphere is always fun. Food is always good. I am disappointed, however, in the bread that they are currently serving. It is not warm and not moist (in other words, room temp and dry). They used to serve a wonderful, large round that was quite delicious. The bread nowadays reminds me of... More 

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Plattsmouth
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My wife and I had Pasta shells stuffed with spicy sausage, fresh Cesar salad, garlic cheese bread with REAL garlic, and some desert that my wife picked out, that not only was wonderful, but also made me a lot fatter. Family style serving. I have not complaints. I messed up my reservations, but they corrected it when we got there,... More 

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minneapolis,
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89 reviews 89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had a takeout before from Buca de Beppo from another branch and the baked rigatoni was really tasty and delicious. So we headed out to the one in Eden Prairie, thinking all of them are the same. But to our dismay, the restaurant has a stale smell. I believe they are trying to recreate an old Italian Restaurant/Kitchen, but... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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215 reviews 215 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Mary was our server - friendly and attentive. I hadn't been to a Buca in at least 10 years. It was still as good as I remember. Antipasto salad was delicious. We shared chicken Marsala & ziti for dinner and they were also very tasty. Lots of good leftovers for the next day.

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Topeka, KS
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were there on a Saturday night for a graduation party for my nephew. We had a room set up for a party of 40 and I am amazed at how streamlined everything was! The salads were fresh, the bread warm and plentiful and the wine just kept coming! The chicken marsala is amazing! Everyone loved the baked ziti and... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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837 reviews 837 reviews
436 restaurant reviews
510 helpful votes 510 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We get takeout from here about once a month. Always hot and tasty. The portions are huge and meant to be shared with a family. Its not cheap but you get what you pay for!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7711 Mitchell Rd, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-2013
    (Highway 5)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Eden Prairie
  • Phone Number: +1 952-934-9463

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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?