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2728 Gannon Rd, Saint Paul, MN 55116-2642 (Between Norfolk and Shepard Road)
Metro Bus Service - Gannon Road stop.
+1 651-772-4388
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Today
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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    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    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
Consistently Very Good Food

While I wouldn't call this "authentic Italian" its good enough to call Americanized Italian. We have found over the years that if nothing else, it is consistently very good. We especially like the mixed green salad with Italian vinegarette dressing, and many of the pasta items featured on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Robert M
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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252 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We dined here because we had a coupon and we had not been here in quite a while. The food was very good. We had a shrimp pasta and a cheese pasta. There were only two of us so we left with lots of leftovers. We will get 2-3 more meals out of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My family enjoyed the Italian atmosphere and Italian food. My favorite is pizza and manicotti! Try a birthday dinner here as they sing and give you a giant piece of chocolate cake. You order Buca small for 2 or Buca large for 4. Bread is endless with nice dipping sauce. Lots of different drinks.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

While I wouldn't call this "authentic Italian" its good enough to call Americanized Italian. We have found over the years that if nothing else, it is consistently very good. We especially like the mixed green salad with Italian vinegarette dressing, and many of the pasta items featured on the menu. There is plenty of variety from spaghetti and meatballs to... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

What can you say about Buca that everyone doesn't already know? The food is great at all locations, the decor is similar at all locations. The only difference is the size. This particular location situated just on the outside of downtown is pretty small. It is much smaller the the Maple Grove location but large in comparison to downtown Minneapolis.... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My son, his girlfriend and I had dinner here on Wednesday, 02-04-15. There was lots to choose from. We had a coupon for a free small Fettucine Alfredo which serves 2. We also ordered cheesy bread Florentine which was fabulous! The stuffed shells were marvelous! To top it off, we splurged on the Colossal Brownie Sundae. We ended up with... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

It has become a family tradition to celebrate my mom's January birthday at Buca. 12 people all seated around the "Pope Table" (ask about it when you reserve for a larger group). January in MN is bleak to say the least so Buca's kitschy decor is much needed color & fun. Wait staff is always energetic and fun. Food is... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

meals to share...loud atmosphere...its like an italian family kitchen...love buca!...chicken parm is delicious with a side of spaghetti

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten here several times over the years with large groups, but this time took our college aged son there just before his finals. I was glad we had reservations as there was a good wait probably due to people celebrating the holidays. The place was festive and the food was good and service was fine. My son really... More 

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love the festive feel of this restaurant. This Buca, in particular, is special to me because it is where my husband and I had our small wedding reception--a family style meal with those we love for the start of our married life together. It's great to go to Buca and see so many people celebrating their families, special occasions,... More 

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Homestead, Florida
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Had been to a Bucca di Beppo in Philly a few years ago, and came to this location expecting the same great experience. Service was attentive and friendly, but food was bland and nothing special. tasted like spaghetti with jar sauce. Chicken parm was a bit over cooked and rubbery, and alfredo was nothing special. Not impressed with the brand... More 

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Additional Information about Buca di Beppo

Address: 2728 Gannon Rd, Saint Paul, MN 55116-2642
Phone Number: +1 651-772-4388
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
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
Average Prices: USD $15 to $30
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Pasta, Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2728 Gannon Rd, Saint Paul, MN 55116-2642
    (Between Norfolk and Shepard Road)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Bus Service - Gannon Road stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-772-4388

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $15 to $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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?