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Buca di Beppo

343 N Front St, Downtown - Arena District, Columbus, OH 43215-2266
+1 614-621-3287
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“manicotti” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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343 N Front St, Downtown - Arena District, Columbus, OH 43215-2266
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good family style restaurant. I was here with one other person, and the food is meant for 3 or more. The portions were too large for 2 people. The food was very good and the server was very friendly. I would...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had reservations for 26 people on a Friday night and got in quickly. We ordered drinks, the pre-ordered meal began arriving. Everything went smoothly,and tasted good. The only suggestion would be to make sure the fettuccine is hot enough, because it was luke-warm. Overall,...More

Thank jmlb
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here on Easter Sunday. I have eaten at other locations of this chain before. The food was fine..I like the family style serving, even though there were only two of us. We had some leftovers to bring home, and the food tasted...More

Thank cathykb19
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Great food as always. All of these restaurants closed at home in WI, so it was nice to be able to eat here again.

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 26 March 2018

When two long, active and wonderful members of my church passed away we had a "family" reunion with the surviving children (who live in various parts of the country) and church members here. The atmosphere is one of memories, fun and being loud and eating...More

Thank Tate_Antrim
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Took a business group to this location because had heard the portions were good sized and they had room to accommodate our group of 6. True statement portions are huge. Unfortunately, the quality of the food is mediocre at best. Overcooked pasta all around the...More

1  Thank J Elias P
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We had excellent service and food! Sophie was an outstanding server in every respect! She helped us so much with menu selection and was extremely attentive with every aspect of our dinner. She is a true professional. The food qualify was excellent.

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Frist of all they have great Canaloni . Another thing I like is the Italian Sausage. Also they have the best brownie sundae in the Wrold.

Thank london057
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

One of my wife’s favorite restaurants. Went and had a late lunch during the week. Easy to get in to eat, the food was awesome, service was great. Enjoyed as always.

Thank kcgiffin
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Wothington OH We were advised of a 2.5 hour wait. Spending time at the bar, the staff were obviously not overjoyed to interact with customers. The host raised his voice noticeably when asked for seating update. Since no one had invested in 21st century efficiency,...More

1  Thank kelliedevers
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Questions & Answers
30 March 2018|
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Response from Tate_Antrim | Reviewed this property |
I would...just in case. Like RonH said...if anything is going on down there in the district it will be backed up.
Bruce W
4 March 2018|
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Response from Randy S | Reviewed this property |
Bruce, there are 3 salads on their menu, salmon and chicken as well. You can get something like Eggplant Parmesan and instead of getting pasta with it, you have choices of broccoli or green beans. Not a lot of low carb... More
17 March 2017|
Response from bucalove | Property representative |
Hello! Our spaghetti marinara is vegan. You can also request to order the mixed green salad with oil and vinegar as the dressing to make it vegan! We hope to dine with you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 343 N Front St, Downtown - Arena District, Columbus, OH 43215-2266
    (Nationwide Street)
  • Public Transportation: COTA Bus Service - Nationwide and Front Street stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-621-3287
  • E-mail
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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