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Il Buco Ristorante

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Center
Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian
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31 Dunlop St E | #101, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada (Bayfield)
+1 705-735-9595
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited on a Friday evening (table of 4) after reading several great reviews of this place - and boy were they right! From the roasted garlic, to the beef tartare right through to the main courses, every dish was exquisite. Enter from the back parking lot as the street entrance is a little off putting. Once you get inside... More 

Thank Sinead A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is indescribably amazing and the staff give the place a personal touch. I'm not sure if it is a family run business but it felt that way, the staff seemed proud of what they were offering.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They have amazing pasta and a great view of the lake. They have a nice selection of wine. A great place for couples to have a date.

Thank Emhvid
Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Il Buco last night with my parents for their 30th Wedding Anniversary. From the moment we walked in, the ambiance and service were lovely. We were greeted immediately and seated by a friendly server. Service was spot on. The food from the ceaser salad to the calamari to the veal to the tiramisu, was DELICIOUS! I would... More 

Thank aeschrieder
New Lowell
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Il Buco restaurant fine Italian cuisine We have spent lots of time at this beautiful place where the food and the outstanding service is so remarkable ,enjoyable , respectable and affordable This is the place to be in Barrie Ontario .

Thank Luc L
Barrie, Canada
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for lunch or dinner. Lovely patio overlooking the lake. The food and service are both good.

Thank LindaKBarrie2014
London, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Buco at least 5 times and I am always impressed with the service and food. It's a gem in downtown Barrie...

Thank chaun60
Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent cuisine. Great selection of wine. One of the best restaurants in Barrie at which to enjoy the view of the waterfront. Fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank lovetoeatout801
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They really cater to the guest-they are willing to make you things not even on the menu. So impressed with their customer service, food, drinks and atmosphere. We keep going back-fabulous!

Thank pilotmom
Owen Sound, Canada
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time at Il Buco after a great meal here in May 2012.The food and service was excellent as we expected.I had the chicken parm and my wife had the steak.Perfectly prepared and served. 2 glasses of house red wine brought the bill to $102.00.WELL WORTH THE COST.I recommend this place highly and also suggest making a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $44
Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Dunlop St E | #101, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-735-9595

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?