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“Average food.”
Review of Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo
Ranked #320 of 1,386 Restaurants in Salt Lake City
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Corner of 200 West and 300 South
Transit: Trax train system stop at 300 South and Main Street. UTA bus stop at 400 South and 2nd West.
Description: 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.
Salt Lake City, Utah
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190 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Average food.”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

I have had better experiences w/Buca so was disappointed. Service was fine, but felt bill was high for the food quality.

Thank Joan Fagnani M
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Boise, Idaho
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Meh....it's a unique way to enjoy Italian food family style, but the food is anything but typical.”
Reviewed December 12, 2012 via mobile

We had a large work holiday dinner at this restaurant. The food was average, the service was good/decent.

I simply wasn't that impressed with the food, but I don't suspect that people necessarily go to this place for the food, they probably go for the experience.

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Thank Flyingmiked
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“I enjoyed it enough to go back.”
Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

Starting with the staff, they were great. As soon as we walked in we were greeted and taken through the kitchen and everyone in there was just as friendly. They really were. They all stopped what they were doing and looked at us said hi and talked to the kids for just a bit. Our waiter was very helpful and quick. The food was great, and very large portions. The overall atmosphere is ok, there is a little bit to much going on in there. The price of everything is just a bit high for everything but not enough to keep me from coming back. Good luck finding a place to park. You are better off using the valet. If you like Italian food give the place a try.

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Thank memphisfatz
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Lindon, Utah
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245 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Great gathering place!”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Wonderful family-style Italian restaurant perfect for large groups, large families, lively business dinners. The portions are extremely large, so if you're a couple, plan to take food home! Large restaurant that can accommodate any size party--we had our pre-wedding dinner here with 12. We order the eggplant parmigiana and absolutely love it. Extensive wine list. When your table is ready, the server walks you through the kitchen which is always spotlessly clean. You can even request a table in the kitchen so you can watch the preparation of your food!!! One of my favorite parts of the Buca di Beppo experience is all of the historical photos on the walls that are drop-dead hilarious--pictures of every authentic Italian experience you can think of--from nuns with habits flapping in the wind to Sophia Loren to 1950's era yearbook photos. This is a lively restaurant, so don't plan on a quiet dinner!! But it's all in fun!

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Elizabeth W
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Lehi, Utah
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Family Restaurant”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

If you are having a family night out and are feeding a few...this is the place to go. VERY family friendly. They love the kids. The portions will feed an army and they have a nice wine selection. Don't forget to have a lemon chello! YUMMY!

Visited November 2012
Thank cindyanne2010
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