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Buca di Beppo

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Vegetarian, Family Fare, Pasta, Italian
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12650 Elm Creek Boulevard, Maple Grove, MN 55369 (Main Street)
Metro bus service - Maple Grove stop.
+1 763-494-3466
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11:00 am - 9:00 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: 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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Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
SO much food!

A great place for groups and/or couples. The food servings are very large and the menu choices many. Our waitress was patient (being that there were 13 women in the group who liked to talk ... a lot!, she was great.)

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2014
SadiJ
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Carol Stream, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food was excellent,but the service was beyond poor, and it was a Tuesday night?? I'd hate to go on a weekend. We had a reservation for our special evening, by the time we received our drinks we had time to read the menu 3 times over & the ice was already well on it's way to melted in my... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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139 reviews 139 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Over the years we have eaten here a number of times and we have been pleased with the quality, quantity and value. That has changed. We had an awful lunch...both of us had different kinds of chicken and for both of us we agreed the quality had diminished to the point that one entree not eaten. We both had Cesar... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I've eaten here several times with a few different groups so this review is based on 5 different visits over the last few years, with the most recent being in December 2015. I like the atmosphere with the walls covered in interesting memorabilia and the restaurant divided into several smaller rooms with a few tables each and some tables are... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We went with 2 other couples and this place really does know how to serve groups. I loved the quirky little turns and corners of the seating arrangements. The atmosphere was not as formal as I expected. Our waiter was a hoot, he kept us laughing and was top notch on suggestions, answers and attentiveness. All of us had leftovers... More 

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Minot, North Dakota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I've been to Buca's more than once, and always have such good food - my personal favorite is the chicken saltimboca, but I've never had anything that I DIDN'T like! We were there on an "off" night in the middle of the week, and even though we had reservations for the main dining room, we were able to get seated... More 

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Buffalo, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

we visited with another family for a holiday get together and had a wonderful time. the food was abundant and the service was excellent. come hungry, you want leave that way. see ya soon.

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Carol Stream, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A great place for groups and/or couples. The food servings are very large and the menu choices many. Our waitress was patient (being that there were 13 women in the group who liked to talk ... a lot!, she was great.)

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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had a party of 16 and had the pleasure of using the Pope room/table. Pretty and eclectic setting, great food, fantastic service for our group!

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Fargo, North Dakota
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168 reviews 168 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I had heard lots about this restaurant in the Twin Cities so we decided to try it out. We had ravioli and manicotti that was said to feed 2 or 3 but we ate it all, it was good. Ravioli was generous but only 4 smaller cheese-stuffed manicotti for $17.95, no other sides with it either. Bread was okay but... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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111 reviews 111 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We've eaten at various Buca restaurants over the years, but have never written a review. We ate there last night, and I had forgotten how good it was. The two of us arrived at 8:00 after a long day of shopping, and they took very good care of us. There were only two of us, but we managed to eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12650 Elm Creek Boulevard, Maple Grove, MN 55369
    (Main Street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro bus service - Maple Grove stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Maple Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 763-494-3466

Price and Cuisine

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

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