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12575 Hall Rd, Utica, MI 48317 (Hall Road and Schoenherr)
+1 586-803-9463
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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our large group gathering with parents and teens from a sports tournament in advance, we even choose our food with an all inclusive menu. When we arrived it took 40 minutes just to take a drink order, then a total of two hours with no bread, small bowls of salad and when the food arrived it was absolutely... More 

Thank Deb C
Shelby Township, Michigan
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261 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Hey, Italy: Welcome to America! Quality does not matter, nor does service. Just heap on the starch, sauce and cheese. The bigger the hog trough platter it is served on, the better.

Thank Iliketrdls
Saint Louis, Missouri
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428 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

You will have a challenge if you are dining here as a single person. I was traveling for business and this was one of the better options near my hotel. I had never been and will probably not be back unless I'm either not staying in a hotel for one night (not looking to have leftovers for breakfast) or go... More 

Thank EnjoyTravelAlways
In Cape Coral Florida but live in Washington Michigan
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We have been there several times and will go back many more. Italian food family style. If you go and have never been, tell them and they will take you on a tour of the restaurant. Even through the kitchen!!! And by all means, make a reservation like I did for my wife's birthday. And also sit at the Popes... More 

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Kingsville, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Good quality Italian food for a chain. Book the kitchen table if you can - an awesome experience for the kids.

Thank Les-Paul028
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Ciao! I am so happy to hear you had a great time at Buca di Beppo! We pride ourselves in delivering great service, food, and overall fun dining atmosphere. Thank you for your positive review and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Michigan, United States
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Walked in for dinner at 5:00 pm only to find that we were the only customers! Service was slow. Food was average, but every pricey! Now we know why the peace was empty.

Thank madwithreason
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review as our customer’s feedback is very important to us. We apologize the service you experienced was not up to our usual standards. We will certainly contact management and make them aware of the situation to ensure it does not reoccur in the future. More 

Macomb, Michigan
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204 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

I became a fan of Buca in Honolulu, HI. You get a lot of food for the money. When we moved here, we were excited to see a Buca. The prices were exactly the same. That is good news for Hawaii folks, but not for Michigan folks, I can see why the other reviews say it is expensive. But you... More 

Thank Tarainjag
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We apologize for the food quality not being the same in our Utica location as it was in Honolulu as we pride ourselves in delivering the same great service, food quality, and fun dining atmosphere in all of our locations. We do hope you give us another try! More 

Warren, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We have been dining here since it opened. Like the variety. Wait staff are excellent. When we want a relaxing meal we always dine here.

Thank dberk1934
Port Huron, Michigan
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We like going to Buca, as the food is traditionally good and portions are plentiful. Just go expecting to be packed in tightly, which takes away from a quiet couples dinner atmosphere. Service is typically on the slow side, but they are very friendly.

Thank DanK927
Lake Orion, Michigan
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180 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

This is a chain restaurant you can find in several states in the U.S. The walls are decorated with old photos and posters. Neat place to eat for families. We had good service. You order meals in family portions Small feeds 2-3 people, Large feeds 4-6 people. Wife and I shared a caprese salad and lasagna. The food quality was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30
Italian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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: 12575 Hall Rd, Utica, MI 48317
    (Hall Road and Schoenherr)
  • Public Transportation: Smart Bus stop at Hall and Schoenherr.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 586-803-9463
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 up to two and BUCA LARGE feeds up to four. 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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