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Buca di Beppo

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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 - 10:00 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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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    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
Great food!

This is a great Italian restaurant. The food is yummy! The only down side is that their portions are all huge and serve more than 1 person. Sometimes I just want a small portion for myself.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

the food wasnt plesuable when i got to eat it. the atmosphere was a liitle creepy becuase there were only 2 windows and i felt like i was in a bolwing alley with one way out.

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Wildomar, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The food at Buca di Beppo was good and the atmosphere is nice. The wait staff could be friendlier and I had long waits for simple requests for a refill on my drink. I would come again, maybe it was an off night.

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a great Italian restaurant. The food is yummy! The only down side is that their portions are all huge and serve more than 1 person. Sometimes I just want a small portion for myself.

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My husband and I visited Buca di Beppo on a child-free day trip to the cities. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality and quantity of the food for the price you pay! We ordered a small pasta and small salad and had food to last for days. We also signed up for the email club (after our visit) and... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food is amazing and the portions are insane! Plan to split something with whoever you're with. The pastas and pizza are both out of this world. The only thing is you may want to go during the week because it gets quite busy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Intimate restaurant with good selection, attentive staff and a great wine selection. We went as a business meeting and they kept the food and drink coming. Never a problem getting service, additional servings or drinks. Food is traditional and pretty good for a chain. Can be good for family or a first date, they have good table selections for seclusion,... More 

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Andover, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We went to Buca's for my sons birthday ate in the pope's room and loved it. Great atmosphere and great service also the food was pretty good to. Family portions so there was more than enough for everybody I recommend a dish but all was good. I would highly recommend

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Maple Grove
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Even before one opened in Maple Grove, Buca di Beppo was one of my all time favorite places to eat. And when they opened their doors here, the same great food came with them. That was then and this is now. Very bland. All pasta (not enough sauce/goodies). Fact is, I don't EVER go there anymore and it makes me... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 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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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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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, 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?