The bigoli at the King Street location is no where near as good as the one in Yorkville and needs some work.
It's a little too dark for an afternoon lunch, for my preference
The food was spectacular as usual. Service is always wonderful. Can’t wait to go back!
The food was mediocre for the price of the food. Extensive wine list but the server didn't seem to have much knowledge about the wine.
The food was fantastic. The service was very attentive. They never disappoint. Highly recommend.
We have wanted to try Buca for a long time as it was highly recommended. The atmosphere was great, but the cost of dinner wasn't worth what we ordered. My pasta was more than el dente with hardly any sauce. Beef cheeks were fantastic though. Skip the cheese/salami board... not worth the $70
Amazing burratta cheese pizza! Will go back for sure!
Excellent food and service. Our server made excellent recommendations
Great experience amazing food and service
The food and service was fabulous, but the wine outrageously expensive.
Great idea to give a make-at-home pasta as a birthday treat.
Great food and great service! This resto did not disappoint!!!!
It was meh.
Visiting Toronto - follow Buca and BarBuca on Instagram and was excited to taste their menu. Nodini was excellent along with everything else we tried. Highly recommend
Very disappointed. We had salumi and fromaggi everything lacked flavour same for the tartufo pasta. Pizza was ok. Pricy for the quality I do not recommend.
Buca is one of my favorite Italian restaurants to visit - the food is always so delicious! This is the type of place we like to eat for special occasions. As we come once a year, my expectations are always set very high and for the most, they always deliver. The food was amazing as always, and our waitress warmed up to us by the end of our visit. She wasn't pushy which was great, but I do wish she would have given us a bit more info on the menu or special features. Secondly, I will say that our second waitress who wiped down our table after each course could have been a bit more welcoming- she didn't even smile or acknowledge us. Other than that, every bite was delicious and I recommend to all Italian food lovers.
The food was amazing and the atmosphere was really cool. Our waitress did not seem interested in my party of 3 women. She was more interested in the couple next to us that was enjoying bottles of wine - I guess if you assume people won't spend money they can receive below par service?
I will go back for the food but perhaps I will try another location.
I came to Buca on a Saturday evening for wine and dinner with a good friend. We've been before, in fact, I think that I've dined here at least twenty to thirty times. The food was great, as always, and we were ably assisted in our choices by our server. However, it was with the wine steward that our selections really sang! Both of us having recently spent some time in the Piedmont in Italy, we gravitated to that part of the wine list and were guided through to our ultimate selections while enjoying a great conversation. We were well served throughout the evening with both wine and food. The staff were never obtrusive or interrupting any conversations we were in. But it was the wine steward who made my evening go really well. I'll be looking out for him the next time I go.
Perfect in every way
It was a great experience for my birthday. The food was delicious! The manager brought me a gift - a recipe and home made pasta to make at home. So thoughtful. Thank you!
Outstanding food & wine list is great. Roberto is a great guide for navigating all the tremendous choice of vintages. Service was attentive without being intrusive and very informative. Every dish was superb. My only complaint was that it took too long for our bill. We were finished, table cleared, just drinking water and wanted the cheque but waiting at least 20 minutes for this.
Great experience , food and service was perfect !!
Excellent experience with delicious food. Must try their pizza, and the signature sugar for their coffee is to die for!!
I loved that they were very accomodating of our seating issues. My friend was not comfortable on the bar seating due to her height and they helped move us to a better spot. They also exchanged one of the mains we ordered as it was not to our liking and they did so without any issues. The food is good but what sets them apart is the attention to detail and service.
Overall a great experience. The food was sublime followed up by great service and ambiance. The dessert was out of this world. Highly recommended!
Didn’t like the food but that was my fault - I wanted to try something different and it didn’t pan out. Love the restaurant & my friends had a great time. The pizza was phenomenal!
Terrible terrible service. Our table was 45 min late and there were no apologies and then we had a moody stuck up sever. We also were asking about multiple bills and instead of answering us our server slapped one bill down on the table and when asked again about multiple bills said “we are not allowed to do that”. It was hard to see anything else through the terrible service. I will not go back. Style over substance
Every time we come here it’s an amazing experience - the service, food, and atmosphere are some of the best in the city and that’s why we keep coming back! The burrata pizza is as always to die for and the salumi was divine! Only comment was that my baba al rum had a little too much rum for a thursday afternoon ;) but overall a fantastic experience as always!
The food at Buca never fails to amaze. The servers are knowledgable friendly and fast. We had a fantastic time!
Best tiramisu I have ever had. Would go back, just for that. Pizza would have been yummy but it was very burnt and completely black on the bottom.
Wonderful meal & service, unfortunately the banquette seating in the back room was under quite harsh lighting that couldn’t be dimmed (we did ask the staff twice).
Super fresh and delicious, beautiful space as well
Unbelievable restaurant. We were handed Prosecco and fresh, hand-cut prosciutto while waiting for our table. Our waitress was unbelievably attentive and helpful with suggestions on the menu. They handled the stress of the TIFF crowd with graciousness. Can't wait to come back!
I come here every year for TIFF. My trip would not be the same without coming to Buca. Best Carbonara outside of Italy!
Simply outstanding!!! The food was unbelievably delicious. The best branzino and tiramisu i have ever tasted. The service was phenomenal.
Very noisy. Bar tables uncomfortable. Pricey, small portions. Not impressed. Will never go again!
Buca was very good, very authentic Italian. Wine is priced well and there is a great selection. Service is a bit brusque but it's an Italian restaurant and a very good one! Only complaint was if you are in the areas with low ceilings, it gets very loud so it's tough to hear folks across the table but there is little that the restaurant can do about that. Will go back for sure.
Enjoyed the food. Especially the raw scallops, pastas, and the Tomahawk steak. The Brunello we had was great with the food. Ambiance was suboptimal as it was quite loud and we could hear the server trying to describe the food we were eating. The seating area we were at was quite loud and I found it hard to carry a conversation with my friends. Service was poor this time as they forgot my friends beer.. he had to ask for it twice after initially asking for it. We had to ask for the bread knots a few times also after ordering it... and it came much after the rest of our food. The last time I was there it was a much better dining experience.