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“Disappointing at best”

Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant
Ranked #481 of 2,561 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price range: US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Allisonville Road
Description: South of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport, near Castleton Square Mall, Indianapolis, IN residents head to their 86th Street Buca di Beppo when they crave their favorite Italian entrees. Served family style, our heaping helpings can handle any appetite. Come see why our guests always feel like they're part of the family. From the moment you walk in our doors, we make you feel warm and welcome. Our talented chefs skillfully prepare each authentic Italian dish, while our attentive staff tends to all of your dining needs. Your Indianapolis Buca is perfect for any occasion. Join us when you want to enjoy a weeknight dinner with your family, a romantic dinner for two, or want a host a big birthday bash. Have an upcoming special occasion or event? Reserve one of our semi-private dining rooms or let us supply catering for the event. But why wait for a special occasion? There's no time like the present. Join us for lunch or dinner today!
Reviewed 20 February 2018

My husband and I went for lunch and the restaurant was not busy. We were seated immediately. The eggplant parmigiana was a bit tough and had very little breading. The marinara sauce was plentiful and tasty, but very watery. The Italian flatbread sandwich was very good, but it was served with almost raw French fries that tasted as it they were just thawed but not cooked. Our salad never came, and we weren't brought any bread. Service was very poor. The worst part was when the waitress apologized for the service, telling us she was sick, and had a bloody nose! Yikes!! We're just hoping we don't come down with whatever she brought to work with her, and most likely to our plates and glasses.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We had Linguine Frutti di Mare and Chicken Parmigiana. We topped of dinner with a Colossal Brownie Sundae. The service was a little slow. Their bread is great. We left with leftovers. Yum Yum.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We wanted Italian food for the family and that is what we got . Good food at reasonable prices. We ordered meat ravioli, lasagna, and fettuccini alfredo. Everyone left happy!

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Let's face it- no chain restaurant is going to give you a true taste of Italy, but Buca di Beppo is by far the best. Their Spicy Chicken Rigatoni is my favorite dish here (chicken breast, garlic, crushed red pepper & peas in spicy rosa sauce), and the garlic bread is also good. I love the big portions, but not the big price tag. There is simply no way that pasta should cost this much- $24.00-36.00 for a bowl of pasta is insane. If they would lower their prices to something more reasonable, I'd eat here much more often. There's no reason why they can't sell a bowl of pasta for under $20.00.

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This would be our second visit there hoping the first time was a fluke. Nope, it wasn't. there tomato sauces are horribly bland and quite watery. Did the big dinner the first time, only thing that was good was the antipasti salad. Second visit tried a large pizza, wow what a big mistake. that was the most horrid tasting pizza ever. no more buca for me not to mention over priced.

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Thank Jennifer T
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