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Buca di Beppo

35 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2803
+1 317-632-2822
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (64 reviews)
“baked ziti” (8 reviews)
“garlic bread” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2803
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything was ok but the bread was cold, an Italian no-no and the server proofed us! I can understand it but we are in our 60's and 70's. My brother in law did hot have his id with him and they would not give him...More

Thank Notallbad
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Be prepared to know their serving sizes are for 3 or 5 people. Large dishes, so going with a small group, you must share to help price wise. The spaghetti and meatballs are interesting. Their sauce seems to be very thick and all tomatoes. I...More

Thank Jeff618
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is always good, especially anything parmigiana or with meatballs. The chicken parmigiana and veal parmigiana are outstanding. We had enough food for leftovers for a couple days after we ate there. The marinara is amazing. Its relaxing atmosphere is a bonus after a...More

Thank GentlemanJim62
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking downtown Indy and we're looking for a place to eat for lunch. We saw this restaurant and decided to take a chance on it. What a pleasant and delicious surprise. Many nooks and crannies for dining with a lot of kitschy decorations,...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the lighting was a bit too low, I otherwise enjoyed the restaurant's ambiance. The many pictures were a homey touch and the serving staff were pleasant. We ordered the baked ziti, ravioli with marinara, and veggie pizza. The pizza was good but the pastas...More

Thank RuthieBakesCakes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time eating here The first was awesome we ordered the small lasagna we had leftovers Last night ordered the small and it was small. The dissatisfied is the server mentioned it was small Now that it what aggravates me is you...More

Thank eric h
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This Resturant is to die for... it has anything and everything you want... Huge family oriented, portion sizes are amazing and a GREAT family night!!!

Thank Kasey V
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place is a must for any visitor or local! The larger the group or family the better! Bring you appitite!

Thank 193berthab
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

From the ambiance to the excellent family style food, you will be glad you came. If you have a larger group, try to reserve the "Popes" table, it's a fun experience.

Thank Gloria O
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I have tried many different locations of this chain, but this Buca was the worst. We were a family of 4. We ordered a children's spaghetti and meatball, a small cheese pizza, and mozzarella cheese sticks. The drinks were correct but it all went down...More

Thank cabbageroller
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31 July 2016|
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Response from Rachell B | Reviewed this property |
We had to large tables with close to 40 people one time. Everything went smoothly. Definitely make reservations!
20 July 2016|
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Response from robisinwa | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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: 35 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2803
    (Washington Street and Market)
  • Public Transportation: IndyGo Bus Service - Market & Ohio Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-632-2822
  • 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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