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Il Buco Ristorante

31 Dunlop St E | #101, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
+1 705-735-9595
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Dunlop St E | #101, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and great customer service. Really nice atmosphere with a great view of the lake. The wine selection is super and they always make a lovely sharing platter with grilled marinated veggies, cheeses and olives.

Thank Allie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here twice in the last year and each was a fantastic dining experience. Staff is very professional, restaurant is a bit quirky for a fine dining place but still pleasurable in terms of ambiance, and the food, most importantly, has always been outstanding....More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I read previous reviews stating " extremely expensive" I would disagree. The prices are the same in a classy restaurant; If one is used to family run restaurants only, the prices will be cheaper. The service and the ambiance was excellent at Il Buco....More

Thank mmullie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our food was quite inedible and extremely expensive. We went for the daily specials, expecting something fresh and popular, instead we were given food that tasted quite bland and processed/frozen. Spaghetti was bad, and Sausage was just okay. Nobody around the table liked their food....More

Thank RyanFarCry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A restaurant with great ambiance, excellent food and terrific service made for a wonderful evening out. The lemon garlic shrimp appetizer was tasty, Caesar salad had a subtle garlic flavour with crisp romaine. The roasted beet salad was the table favourite with grilled oranges and...More

Thank NormLWat
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service Ambiance and view great also Easy to get to Good location Definitely will be returning

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent. My husband and I had the veal and antipasto: Veal Mare e Monti - scaloppini with mushrooms, tiger shrimp, in a light sauce, accompanied by small potatoes, broccoli and carrot Antipasto Misto for Two - Grilled eggplant, zucchini, roasted red peppers,...More

Thank diorkate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three girlfriends and I chose this restaurant for our monthly get together after we heard it rated highly by TripAdvisor. Our server, Sarah A, was welcoming, knowledgeable, helpful and efficient. The restaurant was very busy yet she took good care of us. We started with...More

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bunco Ristorante Beautiful atmosphere . The salad was Grilled eggplant, zucchini, roasted red peppers, prosciutto, fresh bocconcini, mixed olives, and artichoke . So delicious . Pan fried fillet of red snapper with spinach and cherry tomatoes in a white wine all the flavours were there....More

Thank Francesca T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

II Buco is one of my favourite restaurants in Barrie. The service is always wonderful and you don't feel like you are being rushed or intruded upon. The food is simply fabulous. The pasta dishes will not disappoint you and the fish is wonderful. I...More

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Questions & Answers
Shawn S
26 March 2017|
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Response from hmswarspite2017 | Reviewed this property |
Business casual
26 June 2016|
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Response from Il Buco R | Property representative |
Hi everyone. Yes we have gluten free pasta. Occasionally we run out. It is best to call and make a reservation, and mention that you have a gluten intollerance or celiac to ensure that we can accomodate accordingly... More
17 December 2015|
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Response from Il Buco R | Property representative |
Thanks to everyone for helping answer this question. Yes, there is lots of parking in the municipal lot across the street on the lakeside. We also have an entrance on that side so you don't have to walk all the way around... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Dunlop St E | #101, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-735-9595
  • E-mail
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