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Buca di Beppo

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44 Wolf Rd, Colonie, NY 12205-2635 (Central Avenue)
+1 518-459-2822
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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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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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Buca in Orlando where I'm from and the food in NY did not disappoint. The service was excellent as well. My only complaint was the little lamp on the wall in our booth and well as the photo frames nearby look as if they never seen a swifter since the place opened.

Thank Belinda A
Niskayuna, New York
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a family gathering at the Albany Buca di Beppo (wow...that name is so hard to pronounce!) and overall we enjoyed it. I very much liked their model of being able to seat large groups with family style service. We ordered the antipasto which was very good. Like my mother would make. We also ordered spaghetti and meatballs as... More 

Thank KathleenCooks
Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buca di Beppo is a family-friendly place that serves great Italian food. It serves large portions (to share), and is definitely worth its value! I'd recommend Buca to friends.

Thank Anonymous A
Albany, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Delicious food. Restaurant is good for couples and large groups. Great choice on holidays. I'll be getting take out for Christmas dinner.

Thank ralphfatato
Albany, New York
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

My first time dining in at this establishment and it won't be my last. The service/hostess was very friendly right off the bat. I was waiting to meet someone and I was the early one. The hostess offered to get me a glass of water if I was thirsty and a chance to look over the menu while I waited.... More 

Thank William O
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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365 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We ate at the table closest to the kitchen and had lots of attention from the wait staff. The family style pasta was an experience that I had not had before. I got to pick the ingredients for the pasta dish. The large amount was really too much for the 4 of us because we ordered a small Lasagna as... More 

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We came here as a large group for a hotel conference and they were able to accommodate us perfectly. We ordered family styles and basically just had a little bit of everything. The decor of this place is very interesting. We even did a retake pic of the ladies eating spaghetti in the back of the restaurant. The ladies bathroom... More 

Thank athemermaidd
Morrisonville, NY
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited Buca for the first (and last) time on Columbus Day Weekend. The food wasn't bad but was terribly overpriced. Many Italian restaurants include a side of salad and garlic bread with your meal or at a nominal upcharge. Adding these sides to our $23 plate of Spaghetti and Meatballs for two doubled the bill. I definitely wouldn't have... More 

Thank xcitableboi
Panama City, Florida
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137 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

They serve nice salads and pasta dishes. It is family style so get a few different things and share.

Thank Lisa C
Shelburne, Vermont
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149 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Buca always delivers excellent food and service. The "small" family sized dinners are a great way to share multiple entrees with your group. The raviolis and chicken parm are standouts. The service exceeds other local chain restaurants. Value is good, and you will usually leave with a take-out bag.

Thank VTBrigade

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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: 44 Wolf Rd, Colonie, NY 12205-2635
    (Central Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: CDTA Bus Stop on Wolf Road and Central.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Colonie
  • Phone Number: +1 518-459-2822
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?