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Buca di Beppo

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44 Wolf Rd, Colonie, NY 12205-2635 (Central Avenue)
+1 518-459-2822
11:00 am - 11:00 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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321 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the table closest to the kitchen and had lots of attention from the wait staff. The family style pasta was an experience that I had not had before. I got to pick the ingredients for the pasta dish. The large amount was really too much for the 4 of us because we ordered a small Lasagna as... More 

1 Thank Edith P
New York City, New York
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as a large group for a hotel conference and they were able to accommodate us perfectly. We ordered family styles and basically just had a little bit of everything. The decor of this place is very interesting. We even did a retake pic of the ladies eating spaghetti in the back of the restaurant. The ladies bathroom... More 

Thank athemermaidd
Morrisonville, NY
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Buca for the first (and last) time on Columbus Day Weekend. The food wasn't bad but was terribly overpriced. Many Italian restaurants include a side of salad and garlic bread with your meal or at a nominal upcharge. Adding these sides to our $23 plate of Spaghetti and Meatballs for two doubled the bill. I definitely wouldn't have... More 

Thank xcitableboi
Panama City, Florida
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135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They serve nice salads and pasta dishes. It is family style so get a few different things and share.

Thank Lisa C
Shelburne, Vermont
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150 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buca always delivers excellent food and service. The "small" family sized dinners are a great way to share multiple entrees with your group. The raviolis and chicken parm are standouts. The service exceeds other local chain restaurants. Value is good, and you will usually leave with a take-out bag.

Thank VTBrigade
Johnson City, New York
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not crazy about the family style menu. Wasn't that great considering the high price. Interesting building couldn't find my way out if I drank too much

Thank KimberlyMKA
Zeeland, MI
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472 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Buca di Beppo was close to our motel and we had heard good things about this restaurant. We were seated immediately and all the waitstaff were very friendly. We were warned that the servings were large. The entree was good, but not outstanding. The salad was very tasty. Quite an expensive meal; perhaps better with a big group.

Thank ZeelandScoutMom
Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Food was decent-nothing amazing. Waitress was good-no issues until after the bill when I saw that I was overcharged and forgot to let the waitress know asap due to a large party I was with. The problem lies with Sam who was rude and argumentative regarding the small refund. He actually asked me for names and numbers to figure out... More 

Thank nugget89
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Not exactly high quality but pretty tasty just the same. With the family size entrees it's a great place to go with a large party so you can sample multiple items.

Thank nicole l
Troy, New York
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Our family had a reservation and were seated immediately. The server came immediately to take our order immediately and service continued to be prompt and friendly. Drink refills came before requested. Food is served family style and we took home several containers which we consumed the next day. Good value for the money. It is a great place for families... More 

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

We are happy to hear of the great time you had at Buca di Beppo. We are known to have very generous portions and make sure no one goes home hungry! We look forward to celebrating with you again soon! 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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
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 Rd, Colonie, NY 12205-2635
    (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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?