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Buca di Beppo

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Italian, Vegetarian, Family Fare, Pasta
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44 Wolf Road, Colonie, NY 12205 (Central Avenue)
CDTA Bus Stop on Wolf Road and Central.
+1 518-459-2822
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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, Late Night, 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
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Interesting

Lots of pictures to look at on the walls and I mean LOTS. Food was good but average and there was plenty of it. If you walk away hungry it's your fault because it comes on huge platters. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Rhonda M
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Conklin, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Conklin, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Lots of pictures to look at on the walls and I mean LOTS. Food was good but average and there was plenty of it. If you walk away hungry it's your fault because it comes on huge platters. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Ballston Lake, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Planned birthday dinner for 22-year-old daughter. Her choice, not mine. Made reservations online for a party of five, which was very convenient and were seated promptly upon arrival. The restaurant is sectioned into small “rooms” that you discover as you navigate through the maze of corridor. I found this appealing as you can have your own private table or room... More 

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Queensbury, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What can I say, the food, the staff, the atmosphere was fantastic!!! We had reservations so I cannot say how long it takes to get seated if you just walk in. The atmosphere is old Italian. You will NEVER leave this place hungry. Love it, Love it, Love it. Nothing bad to say about it at all.

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Dumont, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My husband and I treated our son & 6 of his college roommates (along with his little sister) to his birthday dinner here, and were very glad we did! We were seated promptly on a Saturday night, despite the size of our party. The service was friendly and attentive. The kitchen was a bit behind with our orders, but it... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The food is plentiful but the noodles in the lasagna were way past mush, a little too much ricotta didn't help the texture. The marinara was pretty much tasteless. Also the eggplant parm was not evenly fried, that crispiness was only on the edges. not good! The mixed greens salad was plentiful and the dressing was very good but for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Terrible value for the price food was not so good and you don't get very much for the expensive price it is

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Buffalo, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were in town for training at the NYSDOT building next door and this restaurant is conveniently located to our hotel in the back of the lot. We were able to walk to the restaurant after a long drive into town. Our server Ron had a great smile and was knowledgeable about the food when we asked a couple questions.... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
Top Contributor
203 reviews 203 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I really, really wanted to love this place after hearing great things from word of mouth and good reviews online. I do love all the kitschy stuff that blankets the walls, ceilings, and even the bathrooms, and it's fun to find the more ridiculous items that are scattered throughout. My fiancee and both enjoyed the Chianti we had and it... More 

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Albany, NY
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Red Sauce was at least satisfactory. I would grade it C+ or B- The Meatballs tasted like hardly seasoned pork and bread crumbs. Service was mediocre. Ambiance is good. Portion sizes are misleading. e.g. Chicken OR Eggplant Parmiagana regular size was $20 a la carte (!) so no pasta or sides. The large size was $35 but had THREE (3)... More 

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Guilderland, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The ambiance was great. Wait was not bad given the fact we went on a weekday. My friends took me and my wife for my birthday treat. We are South Asians (keep this in mind!!). we were a group of 8. we were taken to a table that was meant for 6 and cramped in. 2 chairs were given to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 44 Wolf Road, Colonie, NY 12205
    (Central Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: CDTA Bus Stop on Wolf Road and Central.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Colonie
  • Phone Number: +1 518-459-2822

Price and Cuisine

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

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?