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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 - 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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Albany, New Hampshire
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My brother brought my mother and I here for lunch. The food was awesome! They serve family style, so a small serves 3 people with left overs to bring home. Of course if I could, I would've eaten it all myself, it was so very good. Service was great, prices were not bad at all for such large servings. My... More 

Thank MooseHollowFarm
Bearsville, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enough food to feed a hungry family like ours. There are always leftovers. There is something for everyone; no one leaves hungry or disappointed. The selections are so varied; lots of pasta dishes, but plenty for meat lovers as well. Prices seem high, but look at what you're getting.

Thank gvanbaaren
Syracuse, New York
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had chicken Marsala, a bit sweet for my tastes. At $25 for 3 pieces of chicken and some bread (you get no sides, no pasta, no salad) a poor value. Service was fine. Place is pleasant.

Thank wiibep
Spencertown, New York
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We come here for family gatherings a few times a year -- the huge portions at Joe's Basement (a loose translation of Buca Di Beppo) work perfectly for sharing, especially if you like classic southern-Italian food. Every dish is a hit, seems truly homemade (not "restaurant-y") and extremely tasty and satisfying. Even left-over, the food only gets better. Best hiring... More 

Thank Simplyshawn
Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

I love Buca in Orlando where I'm from and the food in NY did not disappoint. The service was excellent as well. My only complaint was the little lamp on the wall in our booth and well as the photo frames nearby look as if they never seen a swifter since the place opened.

Thank Belinda A
Niskayuna, New York
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

We had a family gathering at the Albany Buca di Beppo (wow...that name is so hard to pronounce!) and overall we enjoyed it. I very much liked their model of being able to seat large groups with family style service. We ordered the antipasto which was very good. Like my mother would make. We also ordered spaghetti and meatballs as... More 

Thank KathleenCooks
Albany, New York
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

Buca di Beppo is a family-friendly place that serves great Italian food. It serves large portions (to share), and is definitely worth its value! I'd recommend Buca to friends.

Thank Anonymous A
Albany, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Delicious food. Restaurant is good for couples and large groups. Great choice on holidays. I'll be getting take out for Christmas dinner.

Thank ralphfatato
Albany, New York
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

My first time dining in at this establishment and it won't be my last. The service/hostess was very friendly right off the bat. I was waiting to meet someone and I was the early one. The hostess offered to get me a glass of water if I was thirsty and a chance to look over the menu while I waited.... More 

Thank William O
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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368 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

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 

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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, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?