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Bucci

15 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
+61 7 3252 7848
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab linguine” (28 reviews)
“burrata” (13 reviews)
“wild boar” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30 Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
15 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Main course pasta with crab was too lemony , couldn't finish it as it was not good at all. The portions are small . Too expensive . Have had much better elsewhere .More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chantel123456
Bucci_Owners, Guest Relations Manager at Bucci, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Chantel123456, thank you for taking the time to post your review about your recent experience at Bucci. We are sorry to hear our crab linguine didn't live up to your expectations. Please know we always welcome feedback in the moment so any corrections to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great lunch with an old friend. Good place to talk; good service, nice people and manageable portions for those that don't want to stagger out into the traffic.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark H
DiOz10, Owner at Bucci, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Mark H, thank you so much for your short but sweet review on your lunch at Bucci! We do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed watching the chefs prepare the food from the open kitchen. We noted the kitchen seemed to run well and everyone was working well together. The sand crab pasta was good but overpriced compared to other local restaurants while the vegetable pasta was tasteless....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WendyM884
DiOz10, Owner at Bucci, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello WendyM884, thank you for your detailed review. We are happy that you enjoyed the open kitchen and service from our waiters advising on Italian wines - but - disappointed to hear you thought the crab pasta was overpriced. Unfortunately the ingredients in this dish...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were well looked after from the moment we arrived. We thoroughly enjoyed the arancini, boar ragu and goat ravioli. Yum! All dishes were delicious. The atmosphere is vibrant as you expect in James St and the prices are reasonable. The only slight downer on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DonegalEm
DiOz10, Owner at Bucci, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

DonegalEm, we appreciated your review and our kitchen team was very happy to hear that you all enjoyed your food. Yes, Bucci has a fun vibrant atmosphere - and we love being in James St! Disappointing to read that your beer was poured into the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been wanting to go to Bucci for over a year and it was worth the wait! Those who seated and served us were attentive and helpful. The meals we had were prepared beautifully with special mention of the Burrata which was to die...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jacq_xs
DiOz10, Owner at Bucci, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello jacq_xs, your review really made our team's day. We are thrilled that your long wait to come to Bucci was well rewarded and you enjoyed your food, our staff and atmosphere. Come again soon, we are looking forward to your return!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Girlfriends dinner at Bucci - great food. Highlights being the raviolo pasta.. incredible flavour and a really decent portion size. The entrees were okay.. bruschetta bread possibly too hard, but the arancini was delightful. Some staff members were lovely whereas a couple of others felt...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lanbriget
DiOz10, Owner at Bucci, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello lanbriget. Thank you for reviewing your dinner at Bucci with your girlfriends. While we are pleased you enjoyed your pasta, we are disappointed that some of our staff seemed dismissive. We have discussed this with our manager to make sure our service is consistently...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, service, atmosphere, location...all of it excellent. Super friendly and helpful staff. Well done Bucci, keep up the great work :) I highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jodiesmith123
DiOz10, Owner at Bucci, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello jodiesmith123, we all loved your review and are so happy you enjoyed your Bucci experience. Thank you from all the team, we are looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at Bucci. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food delicious. Bucci is in a great part of Fortitude Valley and has a great vibe though could be quite noisy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bronwyn G
DiOz10, Owner at Bucci, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Bronwyn G for your lovely review. We were very happy to read that your family all enjoyed your lunch and our wonderful staff. We look forward to your return to Bucci sometime soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to celebrate my birthday, Could not fault the food, the wild boar ragu was delicious and the arancini to die for. A+ service, very attentive staff, manager was lovely. Thanks for a great night.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ShadowTamer
DiOz10, Owner at Bucci, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Shadow Tamer, love your name – and the Bucci team thank you for your very complimentary review. We do aim to make every customer’s experience memorable and are thrilled you enjoyed your night with us - do come again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and lovely service! The ink spaghetti was amazing and so fresh and Authentic. The frites were great as well! Beverage list extensive! A great place to eat on James st.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bbluxetravel
DiOz10, Owner at Bucci, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

bbluxetravel, thank you from all of us, we appreciated your lovely review and are so happy you enjoyed Bucci. We do look forward to seeing you soon.

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I’d be more sympathetic if you actually got human hair in your meal at Bucci, which could possibly happen, though this is why their kitchen staff frequently do wear their specialty chef’s hats. Some cunning guests have been... More
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Hi, Thank you for thinking of us for your party at Scrumptious Reads, we would be delighted to cater for your event. We have menus and event info that we would love to share, could you please let us know your email address... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$54
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3252 7848
  • E-mail
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