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Buccis Rocky River

19373 Hilliard Road
Rocky River, Ohio

Ph: 440-331-5157


Best Italian Restaurant in Rocky River Ohio


Hours of Operation

Tue - Thu: 4:00pm - 8:30pm
Fri, Sat: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
Sun: 4:00pm - 8:30pm
Mon: closed



Buccis Rocky River

There are few restaurants in greater Cleveland's landscape that can boast generations of loyal customers. At Buccis of Rocky River, there are memories filling the tables, along with the legendary bowls of pasta and the authentic Italian pizzas. Serving classic pasta and pizzas, Buccis Rocky River also impresses with it's steaks, chops, fresh seafood and poultry. You're invited to discover this best-kept secret for the first time, or bring your children and revisit your past.Buccis Italian Restaurant on Hilliard Blvd in Rocky River Ohio

Louis and Rosanne Bucci founded the first Buccis location nearly four decades ago in Rocky River. Today, with three other locations established, and son Joe Bucci charged with continuing the legacy, Bucciís is the name many of us think of when only the best hospitality and exceptional Italian food will do.

Bucciís Italian restaurant made its debut in 1972 as a 50-seater, home-style Italian restaurant in the Rocky River suburb of Cleveland. Its signature dishes were pizza and pastas. Joe Bucci, owner and president of the family-owned business, said that Bucciís Rocky River was the adaptation of his grandparentsí restaurant, Francescas, which was located on the west side of the city. Named after his grandmother, Mr. Bucci said Francescas was one of Clevelandís first pizza parlors, known for its fresh ingredients and homemade items. For many loyal customers, Mr. Bucci said, Bucciís Rocky River evokes nostalgia because it is the original home of Bucciís and still has the same casual atmosphere.



Farm-raised black mussels

with a garlic lemon butter.


Mozzarella Sticks
Lightly breaded with Italian breadcrumbs and served with marinara sauce.


Sausage Stuffed Hot Peppers
Oven roasted with extra virgin olive oil, Italian sausage and marinara sauce.

Calamari Fritta
Seasoned fresh calamari with Bucci's housemade marinara sauce.


Bucci's Garlic Toast
Fresh Italian bread with garlic butter and melted provolone cheese.




  French Onion Soup
Bucci Classic French Onion Soup.

Cup  /  Bowl
  Soup of the Day
Homemade soup of the day.

Cup  /  Bowl


Bucci Salad Bowl
Combination Salad Bowl includes crisp greens, julienne salami, ham, cheese, tomato wedge and egg.



Small Plain
additional toppings extra


Large Plain
additional toppings extra


Sheet Pizza Plain
Please give 24 hours notice for sheet pizza

additional topping extra

Bucci's House Recipe Pan Pizza

Freshly made dough topped with your selection of:

Mushrooms, Onions, Green Peppers, Sausage, Mild Banana Peppers, Black Olives, Pepperoni, Anchovies or Deluxe.



Baked Lasagna
A Bucci classic, baked until golden brown.

Pasta crepes filled with three cheeses, topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.

Classic Pastas
Choice of spaghetti or rigatoni, then choose meatballs, Italian sausage, meat sauce or mushroom sauce.

Cheese or meat with homemade tomato sauce.

Pasta Broccolini
Fresh broccoli, garlic, spices and crushed red pepper in an olive oil sauce, tossed in linguini.

Pasta Primavera
Bucci's blush sauce or aglio olio with fresh spring vegetables and angel hair pasta.

Homemade Italian potato dumplings, served with tomato sauce

House Specialty, handmade on premises, with tomato sauce.

Half & Half
Half spaghetti and half ravioli.

Served in red or white clam sauce tossed with littleneck clams.

Fettuccini Alfredo
Classic romano-parmesan cream sauce.

Wheat Penne
Whole wheat penne pasta served with your choice of meatballs, Italian sausage, meat sauce or mushroom sauce.

Baked Rigatoni
Tossed in our homemade meat sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese.

Blush, Alfredo, Aglio e Olio, Mushrooms

& Meat Sauce available on Side Dishes

for additional charge.



House Specialties

Boston Scrod
Boston Scrod Milanese broiled with fresh lemon butter, topped with seasoned Italian breadcrumbs.


Chicken Prosciutto
Sauteed chicken, served with Italian prosciutto ham, roma tomatoes and romano cream sauce.


Chicken Marsala
Pan sauteed chicken poached in marsala wine with mushrooms.


Veal Marsala
Medallions of veal scallopini with mushrooms and marsala wine.

Chicken Vesuvio
Oven roasted chicken deliciously seasoned.


Chicken Piccata
Chicken breast sauteed in light lemon white wine sauce with capers.


Veal Piccata
Veal sauteed in light lemon white wine sauce with capers.


Veal Parmesan
Veal cutlet topped with tomato sauce and melted provolone cheese.

Chicken Parmesan
Breaded chicken cutlet, tomato sauce and provolone cheese.


Eggplant Parmesan
Oven baked with mozzarella and romano cheeses and marinara sauce.


All Entrees are served with Tossed Salad,

Fresh Italian Bread, Garlic Butter and a Side Dish.





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Whether you're planning a business luncheon, a family reunion or a lavish wedding reception, let Buccis professional event-planning and catering associates help you with all the arrangements.

Buccis Italian restaurant Rocky River Birthday Club

Your Buccis Birthday Club membership entitles you to (1) complimentary meal during your birthday month each year.



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