About Buca di Beppo - Worthington
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.
Italian, American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
High Street / 23
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Our full menu is available for Buca To Go and Delivery. If you're hosting a special occasion or group event at your home, office or a local area reception hall, Buca To Go or Buca Delivery is the perfect choice. Our friendly & professional staff will assist you with your order, arrange a specific pick-up time for Buca To Go or deliver your order ($25 delivery fee applies to deliveries). Plates, napkins, eating & serving utensils and condiments are included. No minimum purchase required. Please allow 3 hours for same-day delivery and call for questions/details about our delivery service area.
Free self-parking is available in private lot for Buca di Beppo guests.
COTA Bus Service - Worthington Square Mall
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, planning a business dinner or having a night out with family and friends, Buca di Beppo is your answer to one fabulous group dining experience! Buca serves authentic Italian family-style meals in an eclectic, vintage setting. Our knowledgeable staff will help organize and plan your group event or meetings with diverse lunch or dinner banquet packages - ideal for groups of 20 or more. Private and semi-private rooms are available.
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From Buca's delicious, Italian cuisine to the fun and festive atmosphere, we know how to have a good time! Our dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. We can accommodate any event or budget, from business occasions to casual family affairs.
Buca di Beppo - Worthington Ratings and Reviews
I was very disappointed. We were in town ...
I was very disappointed. We were in town for a meeting and I decided to take my friends (10) to dinner and I thought this would be a great place because it was family style. I made a reservation 3 or 4 weeks in advance and yet when we arrived we had to wait 15 minutes for our table. When we were seated, we were placed in the back of the restaurant in a room that was too small smashed into a table (that shortly had another large table seated on top of us). The table was not set properly. The server took the drink orders, some of which were not available and had to be reordered. Someone in the bar did not know what they were doing because one of my friends ordered Bourbon and when they didn't have the make she ordered they brought back a selection of what they called Bourbons however they were blends. Wine on the menu in two instances was not available. It took 25 minutes to get the drink orders and the table seated after we were was served first. We were served bread and never did get plates and still had to ask for them when the salad came. The food when it did come out was cold and there were so many mess ups that we were given free desserts. We were not in a hurry and just wanted to have a great dinner with good friends. I spent $300 plus the drink orders for bad service, cold food, and the wrong wine.
At a last minute notice, my friend was a ...
At a last minute notice, my friend was able to meet me at Buca and we enjoyed a lovely meal. She is a vegan so I thought this would be a great choice.
I ordered the Chicken Limone, which I LOVE! And she ordered the Cheese Canneloni. We had a carafe of wine and the noise level was comfortable and we were able to talk without competing noise interfering. We had not seen each other for a number of months, so it was great to be able to catch up with each other.
The section we were seated in was extrem ...
The section we were seated in was extremely loud. The waitress was loud and used the word "absolutely" over and over again. It was so loud we could hardly hear each other talk. The fettuccine was bland and there wasn't enough marinara sauce on our manicotti or our spaghetti. We had to request more. The garlic bread was SOAKED in garlic. I burped it all night long. It was a disappointing experience. We have been there before without these issues. It will be a while before we go there again.
Delicious family style food, and the lun ...
Delicious family style food, and the lunch menu portions recommended by my waitress were just the right size for me, and a great value. Complete chicken parm dinner, dessert and coffee for only $21. Very friendly and responsive service. Nice atmosphere.
Great Food Poor Service
We made a reservation for our party for 8:15pm, and got to the restaurant 15 minutes earlier. After we were seated, it took over 50 minutes for our meals to arrive, which was basically 2 small sized entrees. Garlic bread wasn't too bad, except it felt like the ratio of garlic to bread was 1:1. The entrees were amazing. We loved the chicken saltimbocca. The waiting time unfortunately made our overall opinion of our experience pretty bad.
Love sitting in the kitchen
We were lucky enough to sit at the kitchen booth. It is always entertaining to watch the food come down the line and the servers to carry the HUGE trays out to the tables. As for the kitchen booth the next time you make a reservation!
While a bit cramped, this is the place t ...
While a bit cramped, this is the place to be for holiday family get togethers. I would have rated this place higher except for that the portion sizes keep shrinking while the bill keeps getting bigger. The food is exceptionally flavorful and the presentation is great. The service while good has also slipped. During former visits, I had service that was so outstanding that I seldom ever had time to set down an empty glass; this past visit, my glass set empty for a small period of time. Despite the decline in the store standard, it is well within reason for many other local restaurants today and certainly not service poor of making me wish to take my business elsewhere. In fact, I know that I will return soon.
Slow Service But Retified
We were seated promptly because of our Open Table reservation. We ordered our meal, and our drinks and salads came quickly. We noticed that others in our area were getting their main dishes and we were not. Finally the manager came our table and graciously apologized. He then offered us a complementary dessert. We do not what the confusion was with our order.
We had a party of 13 on a Thursday evening, and we happened to have a reservation the same time as as 2-3 other large parties. They stated they were understaffed when we arrived, and this was definitely the case. Our waitress was very kind and patient, but she was in charge of way too many tables. It took nearly an hour to get bread and the glasses of wine we ordered, and it was another 45 minutes before we got our food. When I went to the bar to get a second glass of wine (to save our waitress the trouble), there was no bartender. I asked the bus boy if someone could get me a glass and he told me they were understaffed and I would have to wait at my table. Hopefully it was just an "off" night for this location, because things certainly did not run smoothly.
The food was great as always, this is wh ...
The food was great as always, this is why we continue to go back. Tyler was our waiter and he was great, very friendly. We tried the linguine with clam with red sauce which was a seasonal item, highly recommended.
Sometimes it's the little things that make the difference...
We've been to the BDB downtown and always had an enjoyable time. We found the one in Worthington so decided to give it a shot at being our new place, mainly because of parking... having a 5-10 minute walk to pick up the car from a downtown garage was getting old.
Preface: We are trying to celebrate Valentine's Day early, as last year we had a poor experience at the downtown location on that day (too crowded) - however maybe next time not to do it on Super Bowl Sunday.
Pros: The parking was GREAT. Almost no one was there - close enough to the door, in and out, perfect! The noodles were delicious, the cake for desert was enormous and excellent, and the wine was perfect. The seating was quick and private (no one else in the area - romantic setting).
Cons: The chicken in the noodles (Chicken Cabanara - our favorite dish) was chewy, I had to stop myself from touching any more chicken after the first bite. The waiter (though he was attentive enough during the night) returned with an air of cold around him and smelled of cigarettes (cigarette break out in the cold), and seemed a bit rushed to push our order through. To Go boxes were tossed at us and no offer to help fill them like the store downtown.
We would love to give this store a better rating, and have this be our "go to" place, but things just didn't go as well as we expected. We will be giving it another chance soon, as it was probably a bad choice of nights to go out (not that that should make a difference), but for now this was our experience.
It was ok. It was a Monday night and the ...
It was ok. It was a Monday night and they weren't busy at all. The service was fine. Not spectacular. The food was good but nothing special. I've had better before there. Two people had a small order of an entree salad,cheesy garlic bread , split a dessert and each had two glasses of house wine and we spent 90 bucks. NOT worth it. And they didn't thaw out any chocolate cake that day so the dessert we wanted we couldn't have. Even w a tab that high they still charged for ice tea! Was just an eh experience.
Food was generally good. All the Italia ...
Food was generally good. All the Italian dishes were delicious. Our calamari was overcooked which was too bad. I couldn't believe how expensive it was this visit. I think we will just be using their carry-out in the future.
Service was terrific. Sadly, Open Table reservation resulted in a phone call from the restaurant to confirm which lead to a voicemail and then a necessary phone call -- takes the convenience out of reserving on open table.
A Chain that's got it figured out!
We were wondering if Buca di Beppo would be a good choice since it is a chain place but we were pleasantly surprised. Food and service were great. They serve "family style" dishes and we weren't sure about how much to order but one smaller salad and entrée easily was enough for three of us. There is bread on the menu but they will bring a complimentary basket if you ask. Overall, it was a wonderful experience.
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