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Buca di Beppo

343 N Front St, Downtown - Arena District, Columbus, OH 43215-2266
+1 614-621-3287
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“baked ziti” (9 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
“cannoli” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
343 N Front St, Downtown - Arena District, Columbus, OH 43215-2266
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Buca in Columbus OH is supposed to be the largest of all the locations in the US. Finding this place, if you have never been, is horrible my GPS couldn't find it. It's located in a large office building in the basement. There were...More

Thank Mokumer_54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are in Columbus for volleyball. We ate, as a team (32 pepole) at Buca di Beppo and it was fantastic! We had a reservation and since we had a large group, chose or menu ahead. The staff were kind and efficient, we waited only...More

Thank X5982CKmicheller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buca has all my favorite Italian dishes. It is always hard to select and the portions are huge. Tonight my husband and I had the antipasto salad and the lasagna. Both were delicious. Can't wait to return again

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

We're so glad you had such a great time with us. We look forward to seeing you back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was able to make a reservation online. Then the day of arrival I was able to call ahead to change the dining time without an issue. Upon arrival, we were immediately welcomed and shown to our seat. Within minutes two waiters arrived at the table...More

Thank TJ3Maxxx
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review from your recent experience at Buca di Beppo. From our Famiglia to yours, we look forward to celebrating with you again real soon!

Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

This might be our last time at Buca for awhile....as it is not what it used to be. I can think of many places to spend $60 for dinner that would have had more flavor .

Thank Zach C
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was busy so we sat at a high table in the bar and the service was excellent! Our waiter was great - talkative and helpful. The spaghetti and meatballs were excellent - great flavor and more than enough for the two of us!...More

Thank TerryW2215
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Great special for valentines. Heart shaped lasagna, garlic bread, salad and dessert. It all was great!

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed February 7, 2017

In town for the AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo, 7 of us made our way to Buca. This is a fun, relaxing and friendly place to unwind after a 12 hour day. Always on our list when we visit Columbus.

Thank MissKim74
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

This was my second time coming to Bucca, it is an extremely delicious restaurant. The portions are made to share, I had the baked ziti and a 1/2lb meatball al la cart. Both were so delectable, the meatball was beyond words. Fun atmosphere with tons...More

Thank Leah R
Reviewed January 3, 2017

We visited for an early dinner for two. We had a coupon via email for $15 off of $30 minimum. We order the veal parmesan. there were three pieces that seemed to be breaded cube steak, heavy breading and cheese and a little sauce (27.99)...More

Thank Kensal1951
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi there, We are coming in for the Columbus marathon and I was wondering: Do you have vegan options? No egg or dairy in the pasta, dairy free cheese?
March 16, 2017|
Response from bucalove | Property representative |
Hello! Our spaghetti marinara is vegan. You can also request to order the mixed green salad with oil and vinegar as the dressing to make it vegan! We hope to dine with you soon!
What all foods were served? Did they have a regular menu to order from of someone didn't want traditonal Thanksgiving food?
November 2, 2016|
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Response from bucalove | Property representative |
Hello, We will be open at all locations for Thanksgiving Day, with a high recommendation of placing a reservation for any size group! We will have our normal menu on top of our Thanksgiving feast (served in small or large... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
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: 343 N Front St, Downtown - Arena District, Columbus, OH 43215-2266
    (Nationwide Street)
  • Public Transportation: COTA Bus Service - Nationwide and Front Street stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-621-3287
  • E-mail
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.