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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Sundays In This Neck of the Woods

Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant is located at 3612 Tudor Boulevard in Austin, Texas.  While we were visiting family in Austin last week, we had the opportunity to have dinner at this interesting place!


The red and white checkered table cloths, and the rest of the decor all add to the cozy atmosphere.


The ceiling was an entertaining collage of photos ranging from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin to photos of Italian landscapes.



I liked the black and white photo of a bride at the foot of the church steps on one wall....

 Photos and statues everywhere made for interesting browsing.

I feel like my photos don't really do the place justice.  It was fascinating!


Then there was the food!  First a basket of fresh cheesy Italian bread with oil of dipping!


Mr. Eva and I shared Penne Arrabbiata which was a delicious combination of spicy Italian sausage and crushed red pepper in a zesty marinara sauce with imported Italian penne pasta and ricotta and mozzarella cheeses.

 Matt and Angie shared the Ravioli al Pomodoro. which was ravioli stuffed with four kinds of cheese and served in marinara sauce.

Rosabelle chowed down on spaghetti and meatballs!


All entrees were fantastic and I can understand why this is Matt and Angie's favorite restaurant!  Check out the Buca di Beppo website to learn more by clicking on the link.

(I was not compensated for this review; we paid for our dinners.)

EVA

11 comments:

Brian Miller said...

hey i ate there before...not that one but another...and it is good...

Vodka Logic said...

sounds awesome, there is one in a town near me. I will have to give it a try.

the decor looks familiar too. I think I ate in one in Indiana.

thanks for the reminder

Anne@A Little Fur in the Paint said...

Love your sweet blog! I'm a new follower!
Best,
Anne ♥♥

River said...

That looks like a fabulous place to eat! So much to look at and talk about while you wait for your food and the atmosphere...well, I can feel it through the computer screen here!
This would have to be the best place so far.

PⒿ @ $ € € ₦$ ₣®0₥... said...

I love photo #2 and Rosabelle!

ethelmaepotter! said...

Fascinating place, I'm making a note of it. That ceiling is amazing! And any place that serves cheese bread with dipping oil is on my list!

Sarah Lindahl said...

I love the picture of Rosabelle. What a dolly. I hope you are having a great time on your trip. I miss you!

Gail said...

Love the decor!

This is the second post I have read about food...now, I'm starving!

Sue said...

We always have fun at this place! (Great for a big family outing.)

=)

Vicki Valenta said...

I love Buca di Beppo in Houston. We had the rehearsal dinner there when our con got married. My favorite dish is chicken saltimbocca.

Pat said...

You should have ordered the chopped salad....it is the BEST! We go here every year in Mesa with a group of my friends and order dishes to share. It's delish!