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Buca di Beppo

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6045 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46250-3506 (Allisonville Road)
+1 317-842-8666
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Carmel, Indiana, United States
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Buca for a friend's birthday party. My awesome wife has food allergies and Celiacs so I always call ahead to talk to the manager and kitchen manager to make sure she has options to eat. If they don't then I make sure to take her someplace nice to eat before going to the restaurant so she's not... More 

Thank Bryndon P
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

My wife and I planed a nice evening out with out extended family. We were seated quickly. Our drink order was taken quickly and came timely. We gave our dinner order but that was about the last time we saw our waiter. We had to flag one of the bus boys to get drink refills. Food came out, served by... More 

Thank Eldergioe
Plant City
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I had heard about Buca from other folks but had never eaten there. We took the opportunity while in Iandianopolis. That very well be my first and last visit. The food was run of the mill. Certainly not memorable.

Thank Linda M L
Carmel, Indiana
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136 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

ordered the "small feast", which is thanksgiving dinner for three people. Had good portion of turkey, not enough mashed potatoes, had cranberry dressing, stuffing, and green beans. Dessert was pumpkin pie. Had ordered the calamari as an appetizer, had one draft beer, and kids had soft drinks. Bill came to $92

Thank madmax1965
Western Springs, IL
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Was with a group. $22 a head got you two salads to choose: Italian (saw empty bowl) & caesar (caesar salad was bland and weird), 1 chicken parmigiana TENDER (yep), and two different pastas, alfredo (bland nothingness) and red sauce (watery). The servers were kind enough but scant. This was planned ahead so they should have managed it but didn't.... More 

Thank Jaaldi
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303 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

what a terrible dining experience the only thing keeping it from a one is the young lady who served us. after waiting for nearly an hour for our food it was served luke warm and with hair in the pasta. the fettuccine was tasteless and the rigatoni might have been good had it been warm

Thank Jennifer B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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790 reviews
726 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Can always count on Buca to deliver good and plentiful Italian food. Tonight's Chicken limone was really outstanding. The broccoli side was pretty, but had too much pepper and was close to cold. Pasta side was big, but the marinara had an odd taste. I ordered a beer, wasn't ask about size, and ended up with a $7.50 tall. So... More 

Thank BatGuano30
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Group of twenty had a delicious meal on Friday night. Wait staff was patient while our group came in - had delicious deep fried calamari for starters, then our table went for salads, lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs, and chicken parmesan. Prices are a little steep, $12.00 for nine ounces of Moscato (I can get a bottle of my favorite for... More 

Thank Marian C
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Smallest order you can get us for 2-3 people. The prosciutto Stuffed Chicken was excellent. You can tell the size of the portions by the size of the Tirmissu.

Thank David D
Peru, United States
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is not the place for a solo trip. The portions are huge. The menu states that the small is enough for 2-3 people and it is. And the prices reflect that. If you have a group of hungry people who all want some good Italian food, then this is the place to go. But if you are by yourself,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6045 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46250-3506
    (Allisonville Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-842-8666
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?