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Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

6045 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46250
+1 317-842-8666
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (16 reviews)
“chicken parm” (3 reviews)
“linguine” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6045 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46250
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Started with the 10" tear on the booth seat. When we asked for a different booth were told "it won't matter....they're all that way." So my husband sat 5" lower than at a normal booth, had to sit on my coat to be able to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PAM D
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

We appreciate you taking the time to write to us and are sorry to hear you did not fully enjoy your recent visit. Please know that your feedback will be shared with our management team in an effort to improve future guest experiences. Thank you...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018

We made reservations for a party of 30 for a wedding rehearsal. When we arrived we found we accidentally made the reservation for the wrong date. Instead of turning us away they jumped into high gear and made sure that the evening would not be...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julia H
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Julia, thanks for the great review and for choosing Buca di Beppo to celebrate such a special occasion! we are happy to hear you received such great service from our team! We hope you will visit us again soon!

Reviewed November 1, 2018

Recently, we tried this location again despite having a bad prior experience. They offer family portions of 3 and 5 servings. Of course, most people, like us, have 2 couples/4 total people. So, we tried the spaghetti and Gorgonzola salad. The meat sauce on the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review as our customer’s feedback is very important to us. We apologize your experience was not up to our usual standards. We will undoubtedly contact management and make them aware of the situation to ensure it...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been to Buca in a while. Bethany our server was very friendly and took care of us very well! The food came out hot and fresh. Chopped antipasti salad was great, although the Gorgonzola cheese was an odd flavor I would not have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChristineSixteenIN
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

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

Reviewed September 3, 2018

This was the first visit and stopped for lunch while shopping. Was immediately seated and given a menu by the server. Lots of interesting choices here. Ordered the chicken parmesan with a side of fresh green beans . It was served with a couple of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Thank you for the great review! We strive to provide great food and world class service, so we're happy to see that reflected on your visit! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Fantastic food, enough to take home for at least two more meals, fun atmosphere, and wonderful service. My husband and I will definitely be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carol S
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

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

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Maybe it is just this location, I'm not sure but the service here is very poor and the prices are outrageous! Friends and I left before ordering after waiting for over 15 min to even see a server. The one downtown has always been good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

I had a pepperoni pizza. Don't get me wrong it had great taste, but I just wasn't that hungry. I was part of a group that wanted to eat here so I didn't have the option to go somewhere else. They should offer half-portions or...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ConfederateMike
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We went here last night to celebrate my husband‘s birthday. It was the five of us and we ordered three small pasta platters the fettuccine the lasagna and the ravioli Pomodoro. We also ordered fried mozzarella and stuffed mushrooms as appetizers. Upon arrival my daughter...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 346monicas346
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I literally just left Buca. One server took our drink order and didn’t seem to have ANY idea what we were talking about. We ordered wine and sparkling water. A few minutes later, another server asked if our order had been taken,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mary V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6045 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46250
    (Allisonville Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-842-8666
  • E-mail
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!
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