We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Buca di Beppo

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2728 Gannon Rd, Saint Paul, MN 55116-2642 (Between Norfolk and Shepard Road)
+1 651-772-4388
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 89: English reviews
Mantorville, Minnesota
Level Contributor
63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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
Level Contributor
68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Ddan7777
Manhattan, Kansas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars 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 

1 Thank Manhattan8703
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Thank OS F
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Level Contributor
384 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We always leave here with leftovers as the portions are served family style and we tend to over order. But leftovers from here are nice to have. The food is average to good. We had stuffed mushrooms (good), Mini meatballs (good), baked ziti (good) and chicken and sausage ziti (average). Worth a stop.

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We waited a half hour just to get the house bread, then 45 minutes to get our dinner. No apologies or regrets from the waiters or manager, who was the worst by being blunt and rude to us. Nobody deserves that & we won't come back to this Bucas (St. Paul), the other ones have to be better?! 😕

1 Thank Amy W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

It is always distressing when the wait staff brings out brooms and dirty dust pans to sweep up while you are still eating dinner. Then, to see a mouse running from table to table....^^.... Won't be back until they hire some cats!

Thank Alun J
Navarre, Florida
Level Contributor
370 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Sunday night and so busy at 5 p.m. in was insanity. Restaurant seems to have a logistics problem as we waited 15 minutes for a table while people who came in behind us were seated (and no they didn't have reservations either) and then when we were finally seated we walked by rooms of empty tables only to be seated... More 

Thank blnavarremary
Fargo, North Dakota
Level Contributor
96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Food was phenomenal! We arrived without a reservation and they got us in for a delicious dinner for a family of 6 celebrating a birthday! We had lasagna, seafood linguini, and bruschetta. We had the large portions of each and ate it all! Wonderful meal!

Thank ND1438
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Mixed up our order, with someone else. No dicount or anything for the wait. The portions were small for the price.

Thank Sue R

Travelers who viewed Buca di Beppo also viewed


Been to Buca di Beppo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Vegetarian, Italian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
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.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Buca di Beppo and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Buca di Beppo staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?