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“Light, tasty food with simple well thought out flavours.”
Review of Bucci

Bucci
Ranked #66 of 4,892 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $58
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed November 2, 2012

A lot of time has gone into the menu, offering a wide range of simple dishes and flavours that complement each other well.
We were with our three year old, who was welcome and mowed into his kid's meal (veal scallopine with rosemary potatoes & rocket - nice to see something other than fish & chips for the little guys). I enjoyed my spatchcock chicken with a tangy tomato sauce accompanied by creamy polenta chips. The wilted silverbeet was also (somewhat surprisingly) a stand out and showed attention to detail on a busy friday night. My wife enjoyed her pasta, but I thought it was a distant second to the chicken. Staff friendly, if a bit hard to understand at times. I would not rave about this place, you would be disappointed if expecting something really top draw, but for an above average meal at a realistic price in a nice location it is well worth a look. Could dress up or dress down and feel welcome. Was about $100 for the three of us, no alcohol, starters + main.

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Thank mct69
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Reviewed October 17, 2012 via mobile

I've been a fan of Bucci in Port Douglas for several years and was delighted to be reunited with Shaun Malone at his new post of Head Chef & Owner of the Brisbane incarnation. Bucci Brisbane continues the philosophy of fabulous food, sharp service and a buzzy atmosphere, all in the confines of a very stylish and cool setting. Fits right into the James St locale. I loved the risotto balls and couldn't go past the calamari pasta. Wine list fabulous too. A Brisbane must do! Well done to all.

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Thank GM_PortDouglas
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Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

Didn't have a booking. Was great to just walk in casually dressed and be accommodated. Waitress was very attentive and very professional. Food and wine was fantastic and exceeded expectations.

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Reviewed October 6, 2012

We came here for lunch and the food is delicious. We had no booking and they found a place for us. The service is brilliant. I don't understand those poor reviews below. They need to grow up and get a grip. This place was a perfect place to go for a Sunday lunch and I recommend it to all!

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Thank d_bell_10
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Reviewed September 16, 2012

Having been to so many restaurants and accepting that many have good and bad nights - this restaurant shines brightly. From the reception to the service which are efficient and friendly in nonintrusive way. It is the food that makes you sing high praises - Its not a pizza and cheap pasta place - which some reviewers expect in Australian Italian bistros. Try the salumi - for a breadth of offerings of delicious meats, or mixed entrees - pigs trotters and salsa verde (where else would you get something this authentically well done) Pasta - crab linguine to the very tasty meatballs! Desserts are a a dream - always look at the specials as well. The prices are on par with similar restaurants, but the food is if not better or the best in Brisbane. Book your seats (you need to) take some time and enjoy the food and the wine (another story)

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Thank zzgdeed
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