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Buca de Beppo

snackish | May 14, 2004 10:03 AM

Don't say "What did you expect?" because I got dragged there without even knowing where I was going. A family member set up the meal and I had no input.

I'm just writing to warn off other poor suckers whose family might have the same evil notion...

First, let's just get the food question out of the way and say "Not for chowhounds". The average American grease & carb lover may find the fare delightful, but any chowhound worth his salt would find put it in a category somewhere near Olive Garden and Round Table Pizza.

My complaint is with the noise factor. Not just loud. Not fun loud. Not party loud. Loud like a jackhammer next to your head. And you can't even get respite in the restroom, because they have a LOUD tape in there of men speaking Italian.

We left after two hours of hell, wilted, defeated, and deaf. What fun.

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