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Buca di Beppo

44 Wolf Road, Colonie, NY 12205
+1 518-459-2822
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Ranked #4 of 19 Restaurants in Colonie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Central Avenue
Transit: CDTA Bus Stop on Wolf Road and Central.
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.
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I thought I was going to get an Italian meal, when I went here, but arriving with a group of Lutheran clergy opened my eyes to a different way of eating Italian food...they drown you in the atmosphere of being Italian and being Catholic! Were seated in the Pope Room, which it was exactly...a room with a Pope sculpture siting... More

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Glens Falls, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We've been once. The place was nice. Nice Italian decor. The food was ok with huge portions, probably enough to feed the whole table. Very timely. I ordered the chicken Alfredo. It was good but like I said, the portion was HUGE. My husband ordered the lasagna, it was good as well but was a much smaller portion. The staff... More

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New York, New York, United States
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was Ok compare to other italian restaurants like Olive garden, carrabas. Ambience was very authentic. Poor Menu selection and all Entrees are priced and served for minimum two people.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is the second trip to Buca for a team dinner. Our waitress Camryn was polite and very good at what she does. She didn't write down any of our orders and got all of them correct for all 6 of us without a slipup. The food was amazing especially their 1/2 pound meatball (my favorite). We ordered antipasta, shrimp... More

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Albany, New York
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114 reviews 114 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had a nice lunch with friends at this long established restaurant. The sauce was tasty yet thin, and you could bowl with the meatballs. The eggplant park was nicely presented and the pasta was plentiful. The salads were rather boring but the ravioli was great. Prices are fair and portions, even at lunch, are large.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

this is our go-to place when we have a family celebration. The grand children just LOVE this place, so much to see. They really like it when we can get the kitchen room

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Latham, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The food is always good or very good. You also get warm bread with oil & vinegar and/or butter. The "small" portion of anything is always more than enough for the two of us and we usually end up with a doggy bag. I like that you can get a pitcher of beer. Our server Rain (we call her "Rainy")... More

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Clifton Park, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

we go here every month or so. Have never had a bad meal or poor service. The prices are not cheap, but the portions are large and meant for sharing. The penne arriabiata is fantastic if you like spicy. there is always something the kids will eat too

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Colonie, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I avoided dining at this place since all I ever heard was 'you get huge bowls of pasta'. Now I like pasta, but lets face it, it can be really boring if not done right. My wife got a gift card to the place, so I reluctantly went. Wow was I surprised, the menu is extensive, the place is really... More

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Albany, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I had been to this particular Buca before and had found no issue in the past but was sorely disappointed by my recent experience. We were there on a Saturday night and it was very busy so we were understanding to an extent. It took a very long time for our waitress to come to our table to take our... More

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bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for your experience. We have forwarded the information to management and would love to have someone reach out to you. Could you email us your contact information to mamacares@bucainc.com? Please make sure to include the date and location of your complaint in your e-mail. We always appreciate opportunities to better serve our guests. Thank you. More

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