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Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

343 N Front St, Columbus, OH 43215
+1 614-621-3287
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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343 N Front St, Columbus, OH 43215
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The pastas and sauces and meatballs and sausage and chicken and salad and bread were ALL GOOD!!! Just a little expensive for a family of 6

Thank GreenBastard
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We appreciate you sharing your experience with us and hope you visit us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

awesome service and friendly staff, very large portions of food ,very tasty. many options on menu for food and drinks, the staff were kind to let us know of some ingredients

Thank Rudy M
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Rudy, we're happy to hear you had a great dining experience with us! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate family style and the food was plentiful and very good. Service was very good considering there was a convention in town so there were many large groups. Definitely would return here

Thank Liz4565
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with our famiglia! We appreciate you sharing your experience with us and hope you visit us again soon!

Reviewed 19 August 2018

This was my first visit to this, or any, Bucca di Beppo. I did not know that the food was served family style. Our dinner was very good, with very large portions and although it was a dinner for 3, it was much more than...More

Thank Shaymur
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Wonderful food and service! HUGE portions!!!! Enjoyed every bite from beginning to end as did my 2 friends! I almost died over the size of the pizza and brownie sundae!! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Holly P
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I was here with 8 other ladies during a conference....and about 100 other ladies from the conference filled the restaurant too! It's right beside Nationwide Arena which was convenient for us. The patio looked lovely, thank goodness we had a reservation as it filled up...More

Thank tbrider28
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We were a group of 11 ranging from 2 - 94 years, and we all enjoyed our meal and had a great time. Food was delicious. Family style is perfect for a large group. The kids thought the ice cream in the oversized martini glass...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The waitress reminded my friend and me that Buca di Beppo means "the basement of Joe" basically. That basement in this case is the former Moline plow company building in the arena district in downtown Columbus. Everything was exactly as could be expected at a...More

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bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed dining with us at Buca di Beppo! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We went there before a concert to grab a bite to eat. The menu is family style so one small dish feeds 2-3 people which is nice. We had a long wait for our spaghetti, around 40 min. We did not complain at all because...More

Thank Corbin H
Reviewed 11 June 2018

BdB is a chain....so you need to set your expectations just right. This is a great place to visit as a group....eat a ton of decent food....share some laughs and enjoy your company. Food is acceptable and even very good without being fine dining expensive....More

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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.
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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$ 10 - US$ 20
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
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, Columbus, OH 43215
    (Nationwide Street)
  • Public Transportation: COTA Bus Service - Nationwide and Front Street stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-621-3287
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If you are looking for an Italian Restaurant in Columbus, OH then come to Buca. Our Italian Restaurant serves Authentic Family Style Italian Food. Every day for lunch and dinner, your Columbus, OH Buca is serving up hundreds of mouthwatering Italian dishes. Whether you've worked up an appetite at a nearby Ohio State Buckeyes game or the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, your hunger is no match for our generous family style portions. We can feed the biggest appetites and our and our attentive staff makes each of our guests feel like family. Maybe you're looking to have a giant birthday party in one of our semi-private dining rooms, a festive family get together, or a romantic dinner for two? Buca can make any event even more memorable. Make a reservation for your next special occasion, or if you can't make it to us, we'll bring our delicious Italian creations to you!
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