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2728 Gannon Rd, Saint Paul, MN 55116-2642 (Between Norfolk and Shepard Road)
Metro Bus Service - Gannon Road stop.
+1 651-772-4388
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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, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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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  • 32
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  • 26
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Portions

I thought the sauces were actually very bland...needed much salt & pepper...the bread is obviously made to order as we were half way through the meal before it arrived. Good for family dining!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
LutheRealtor
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Stillwater, Minnesota
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All's good in the kitschy world of Buca. I swear you could feed a family of four with a plate they say serves two!

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Thank kilde92
Stillwater, Minnesota
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought the sauces were actually very bland...needed much salt & pepper...the bread is obviously made to order as we were half way through the meal before it arrived. Good for family dining!

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Thank LutheRealtor
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So stinkin delicious. The broccoli was a stunner who knew?!?!. Everyone should try it. We had a small plate of pasta for lunch and it would have served more than two. This restaurant is some place every person needs to go to. More than once.

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Thank NDTraveler58201
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

My favorite place to bring the family! Portion sizes are huge, the atmosphere is saturated in italian decor and vibes! Food is delicious and the wait staff are friendly! Its always a good time when I visit this place, and never a disappointment!

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Thank ashleywhitedoe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

There were 6 family members assembled at our house for a pre Christmas get together. We decided that ordering Italian food and serviing it Family style was a great choice. Buca is loved by all of us so it was a no brainer to order to go. I was a little hesitant as the last few times we have been... More 

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Thank Brian L
Minneapolis
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Large servings, Italian staples as well as a few more creative entrees make this a good choice for everyone. We did have to wait 30 minutes beyond our reservation and the bar wouldn't let us put our drinks on the dinner tab, so that was a hassle. Don't look too closely at the building as there are likely several health... More 

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Thank LindaByrd
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

A fairly quiet respite from Black Friday shopping. Everything is served family style, with "small" portions designed for 2 people and "large" for 4. Five of us shared 4 small sizes of fried mozzarella, tomato caprese salad, baked ziti and lasagna. Against our better judgement, and also our nearly full stomachs, we finished with an enormous brownie sundae served in... More 

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Thank Mom529
Minnesota
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I started eating at Buca in the mid 90s, and while they've popped up all over the place, the old location on Gannon Road in St Paul is still my favorite. We visited there this past Saturday night, me and three friends, and had a great time and a great meal. I was surprised how dead it was in the... More 

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Thank TriNicolino
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We had a party of 15, we sat at the Pope table, which is a large round table, with a large lazy susan in the middle, to help pass the delicious Italian dishes we had ordered. This place is AWESOME.

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Thank David A
North Oaks, Minnesota
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

It was Sunday late afternoon the day before the Twin Cities Marathon....lots of runners, including my wife, were in St. Paul and needed to carbo up. Cossetta's was a zoo with zillions of people so we decided to zip down to Buca's. This restaurant has been here forever and I have been here many times over the years. I remember... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Italian, Pizza

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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