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44 Wolf Road, Colonie, NY 12205 (Central Avenue)
+1 518-459-2822
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Voorheesville, New York, United States
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been awhile since we’ve eaten there, the family style ordering system is stupid. Typical serving’s at most Italian restaurants consist of bread, salad, a side of pasta, and the entrée. At Buca everything is ala carte and supposedly each item serves 2-3 people. My wife and I, while very compatible, rarely get the same entrée. So we were kind of... More 

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review as our customers feedback means a lot to us. Here at Buca we try to stay true to the Italian culture and that is why our food is served family style. I am sorry to hear the Chicken was not enough as most people argue the food is very... More 

Amityville, New York
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant, which translates to Joe's basement or underground hangout, is filled with lots of pictures of Italian heritage and culture. There are larger rooms and lots of smaller side rooms with tons of interesting artifacts to browse. The menu has two sizes of most things, for 2 or 3 people and 6 to 8 people. My wife and I... More 

Thank Ed M
Fairfield, Connecticut
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my family stopped at this place on our way back from Lake George and we wanted to stop somewhere quick but not fast food. Buca di Beppo is exactly that. This restaurant is where you share portions so I would highly recommend you don't go by yourself and with your family or friends. The service and nice and... More 

Thank Traveltips1234
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback! We are happy you dined with us and enjoyed your meals. Hope you visit us again soon! More 

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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waitress was very attentive to our needs.Was always there asking if we needed anything.Room was nicely lit and the music soft.Now the food was just fabulous.We had the Lemon Chicken ( that I have to get all the time and never disappoints),which was very moist and tender and the right amount of capers and butter sauce.Then the Chicken Marsala.Very good.Can't... More 

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

We can't wait to have you again! Thanks so much for the great feedback. More 

Saratoga Springs, New York
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our relatives had a special birthday and we surprised her with a full group in the Pope Room (yup, there is a statue of Pope Francis in the middle of the lazy susan turntable). They let us reserve it early, let us come and decorate (even helped us with the decorations!). The food was family style and the... More 

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

We are so happy to hear you all enjoyed your celebration! The Pope's Table is a family favorite. Hope to see you all again soon! More 

Colonie, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff was extremely Helpful is the party planning. They accommodated our need. the food was delicious we had several dishes. the staff was very friendly i would recommend Bucca di Beppo for you party.

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

Thank you for you feedback! We will be sure to forward your kind words along to our Albany location. Look forward to celebrating with you again soon. More 

Decatur, Alabama
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

as the one in St. Paul. I don't get that. I am dumbfounded that St. Paul MN has better Italian food than Upstate NY..... This place had all the same dishes, but the spicing was baby food bland, it was like eating with a bad head cold, there just wasn't any flavor to the food. And we had everything from... More 

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Albany, New York
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

not really happy with this place we were a party of14 people had a private room ordered many many choices being an Italian ,there sauce was horrible tasted like out of a can the meatballs were hard and not simmered in sauce just fried.the salad was good.chicken parm not great very dissatified

1 Thank Jean T
Syracuse, New York
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Each of this restaurant's entrees can serve 3 or 4 people. Great meatballs. Eclectic decor. A lot of fun. Excellent service.

Thank elloryqueen
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

On February 11th I contacted the Buca Di Beppo location through a wedding website as a possible venue for our rehearsal dinner. Janay, the sales coordinator, contacted me via e-mail to discuss options and sent me a group menu. I was looking for something that would be more individualized so that the people in my party could order and pay... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Italian, Vegetarian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, 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: 44 Wolf Road, Colonie, NY 12205
    (Central Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: CDTA Bus Stop on Wolf Road and Central.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Colonie
  • Phone Number: +1 518-459-2822
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?