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Local cuisine, Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings
US$15 - US$44
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of my favourite restaurants! The food is always amazing and portions are perfect. The roasted garlic is amazing and they are always so accommodating if I want to customize my order. Can’t wait to go there again this summer! I haven’t been since last...summer due to the pandemic but I talk about it all the time to my friends and family.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While we didn’t get to have the amazing dining room experience due to COVID… Il buco made it an amazing “in home” experience! Thanks for the phenomenal food and excellent service! Thanks for making a rough week end on a high, you and your staff...are appreciated! Stay Safe!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is amazing and great staff! We had calamari and roasted garlic absolutely delicious! Steak was professionally cooked and amazing chicken parmigiana! Can not wait to try something else

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered 100$ worth of food and got dog food. How does this restaurant even has 4.7 stars are beyond me, pitiful servings, I do not recommend ordering takeout from them. I paid 20$ for 1 thick grilled eggplant (that wasn't even supposed to be...there, and basically just to fill the plate), 1 shrimp and 1 calamari. And I also ordered the salmon dish and got 1 piece of potato.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Sue V, Owner at Il Buco Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Debera We have worked very hard over the past 13 years to build up our reputation of serving great Italian food. To refer to the food that our chefs prepare as dog food because you feel our portion size was too small for you...More

Reviewed March 5, 2021

I tried this Restaurant on Skip the dishes and wow the taste the look and the value is delicious . I recommend this place to everyone!!!!!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 21, 2021 via mobile

Service was perfect & the food was excellent. Will definitely go again. It was worth the hour & a half drive

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed January 11, 2021

Amazing food and service. Regularly attend and can not wait for this pandemic to pass. Recommend il Buco for any occasion, lunch with friends, date night, family celebrations. I can not say enough good things. Food is always perfect and atmosphere is enjoyable.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed December 7, 2020 via mobile

This is our favourite restaurant and never disappoints. Food is high quality and the service is always excellent. They have limited seating because of COVID, so make your reservations early.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed November 17, 2020

We went in November 2020. Nice quaint place. The employees are great. The food is amazing. We couldn't finish our plates, which was nice because we ate the leftovers the next day. We will go back for sure, love to try more.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 9, 2020 via mobile

Il buccin is a nice restaurant to visit. Food was good and experience was pleasant. Our server Russ was pleasant and funny. Thanks again for the enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: November 2020
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November 18, 2018|
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Response from Bruce D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I just don't know. I suggest contacting the restaurant directly.
July 28, 2018|
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Response from jujaz | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry to say I'm not sure. We always take my 9 year old granddaughter but they have never once asked if we would like a children's menu for her. I can only assume that they would offer one if they had one. However... More
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March 26, 2017|
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Il Buco Ristorante is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5