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44 Wolf Road, Colonie, NY 12205
+1 518-459-2822
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Ranked #4 of 18 Restaurants in Colonie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Vegetarian, Pasta, Family Fare
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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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Albany, NY
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
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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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Colonie, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I went here with a large group. Not a fan of the family style with such a large group. To much confusion ordering. Food was good. Service was good.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a great restaurant and bar. You will need reservations unless you want to eat at the bar. We ate at the bar and it was fine for us. Food is served family style it is perfect for a group. Servings are generous.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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69 reviews 69 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 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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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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150 reviews 150 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 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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Additional Information about Buca di Beppo

Address: 44 Wolf Road, Colonie, NY 12205
Phone Number: +1 518-459-2822
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Colonie
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 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian, Pasta, Family Fare

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