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Buca di Beppo

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2728 Gannon Rd, Saint Paul, MN 55116-2642 (Between Norfolk and Shepard Road)
+1 651-772-4388
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United States
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of 17 on NYE. We were seated right at reservation time in a low traffic area. Hosts, waiters and waitresses were all very hospitable and congenial. We were very happy and impressed with the service. Family style, order a lot and pass it around. I have never been let down by the food. Cannolies are the... More 

Thank Max K
Litchfield, Minnesota
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like other Italian places better when I'm on my own or with another person or two, but for large groups, Buca is the best!

Thank Theresa G
Leander, Texas
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time at Buca di Beppo. It is off the main road and you won't see it unless you are looking for it. Very busy, of course. It was Thanksgiving. We had reservations and were seated promptly. We preordered the Thanksgiving family special. It was served family style. (3 of us). Very good food. Service was good... More 

Thank Marty C
New Prague, Minnesota
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We got tables together just as requested. Our waitress was friendly and very helpful in ordering for a group of both adults and kids with different tastes. Service was timely as well as check out. The atmosphere was fun and contagious.

Thank janeildropik
St. Paul MN
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Bakedl large sausage rigatoni and chopped antipasti salad. Very good! i would have given a 4 star rating! But c'mon our former favorite dessert your cheesecake with NO crust and NO pine nuts now. What gives. You're killin us.

1 Thank mouman22
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We had a reservation for 6 people for 6pm made well in advance. Arrived 5 minutes early and they were not ready for us ( so we waited and waited ) were told they were preparing table. Then more people walked in some without reservations and we're seated, others with reservations and again told to wait. We were given a... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review as our customer’s feedback is very important to us. We apologize the service you experienced was not up to our usual standards. We will certainly contact management and make them aware of the situation to ensure it does not reoccur in the future. More 

Mantorville, Minnesota
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Buca is one of our favorite restaurants in the area. The service has always been good. There is outdoor seating if the weather is nice. The location is a bit out of the way but that adds to the appeal. If you are in the MSP airport area or near the St Paul universities area, stop in and eat here.

Thank rmpeterson2
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommendation! We are so glad to hear you are a loyal customer of ours and can't wait to have you back! More 

Ohio City, Ohio
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90 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

We went to Buca di Beppo to meet family. We had a baby with us. This seemed like a nice place. The food is plentiful. The people who invited us had been there before so they knew how large the plates were: we ordered 3 dishes with a salad to share among 6 adults. That was more than enough considering... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

On April 12, 2016 2:34 PM I reserved one of their banquet rooms for 40 people and everything was confirmed for Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 7:45 PM. On May 20th I called them to reconfirm our reservation and they told me that everything was fine. Our group arrived at 7:40pm only to find that they gave our reservation time... More 

2 Thank Manhattan8703
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

Wife and I had dinner last night at Buca. Our third visit. Food is consistently good - although you end up with servings larger than you can eat, and paying proportionately more of course. But, hey, leftovers taken home are good too. The bar is weak. In a region known for its beers the only IPA was from Boston. Ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?