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Business Details

23

years

in Business

There’s always a good reason to Buca

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General Info:

Buca di Beppo is more than an Italian restaurant – we’re a festive family restaurant built on the idea that authentic, fresh Italian dining should be an unforgettable experience! The moment you enter our doors, eclectic wall art and vintage novelties surround you from floor-to-ceiling, transporting your party straight to the heart of Italy. Generous portions of salad, garlic bread, pasta, and more created from generations-old Italian recipes further immerse you in our vivacious Italian dining atmosphere. Looking to bring a large party for a banquet dining experience? Buca Di Beppo offers specialty tables ideal for group and banquet dining – whether you’re bringing your entire office, 14 siblings, or college basketball team! If you can’t bring your gathering to us, we’ll take our Italian restaurant experience on the road. Many of our locations provide banquet catering and Italian delivery services to make the most of almost any occasion that requires hearty helpings of real Italian delivery cuisine. Let us help you cater your next birthday party, corporate luncheon, family reunion, religious celebration, or other special occasion to give it that family restaurant flare that will keep your guests talking!

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Fax: (310) 394-5883

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Payment method:
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Neighborhoods:
West LA, Downtown
Amenities:
Outdoor Seating
Categories:
Italian Restaurants, Restaurants
Other Information:

Parking: Garage, Street

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Cuisines: Mediterranean, Italian, European, Continental, Pizza

Alcohol: Full Bar

Takes Reservations: Yes

Outdoor Seating: Yes

Price Range : Average

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GaGa2012

Posted: 2/14/2012

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Very great Customer Service

I recently went for my B-Day dinner and we had a total of 21 people. 12 children and 10 adults. Due to the number of people when I called to make reservations I had have a pre - fixe menu, which was all good. When my family and I arrived that night i'm not sure how it was mixed up but they made enough food for 21 adults. So initially I though it was gonna turn out bad because I knew 5 and 6 year old were not gonna eat all the food we ordered. Im sure it was just miscommunication, but I spoke with the manager and I MUST say the waiter and the manager were really accommodating and it was very NICE to have ended my night with great pleasure. Thanks Buca!

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Jeff msn

Posted: 2/2/2011

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Overall
Best Pizza

I had a pizza with my friend. It was fantastic pizza I ever had. I would come back for more menu..

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Posted: 11/4/2010

Overall
Giant portions and delicious.

This is a great place to go with a group for family style meals. The portions are huge and delicious. I love the decor! Also, this is the best idea for take out either for your family or if you are hosting a party!

JA57

Posted: 12/8/2009

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Love it!!!

This food is delicious, and I am very picky when comes to italian. The portions are huge, so come with an appetite. It's a cool place to go with your whole family...love the italian decor!

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laverita

Posted: 9/29/2009

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
In Santa Monica? there's much better within 5 blocks.

We were well behaved, planned on spending a good amount, and felt like Buca was a good place to enjoy a friends birthday. UNFORTUNATELY our waitress and her manager didn't believe this was the case.

Long and short of it is, if you bring a group, plan on overspending for a decent meal. Sure the food wasn't bad, but in Santa Monica? C'mon, you can get better. Try one of the other 5 great Italian places within 5 blocks - you won't regret it, like our group of 10.

Or try El Cholo, or C&O's or anywhere but here.

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Posted: 1/20/2009

Overall
Creative and wonderful atmosphere

I know one of my biggest pet peeves when i go to a restaurant, is to have a stuck up server and everyone around me seems a little angry with everything happening. Yes, that is a stereotype but if you have been to a place like this you may kind of understand. Buca Di Beppo is a refreshing alternative to one of these restaurants. They dont serve you little bite size meals at unbeleievably disgusting high prices. Buca Di Beppo serves you pleanty to fill yourself with, and it is exceptionally good. An Italian cuisine cooked to perfection, available in the United States. If you like fun family places, Buca Di Beppo is definatly one of the places you'll want to try!

LittleItaly113

Posted: 6/5/2008

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Overall
Picky Italian loves it here!

I am very particular about the Italian food I eat but this food is great! Large family style portions so be sure to share OR order from the one section on the menu thats specifically for individual people. I've tried a bunch of different dishes and they were all fabulous. I took my parents here- my mom is even more particular than me and they both loved it. The decor is SO fun to look at- its unbelievable that they have so much Italian stuff! Definitely not your typical chain restaurant!

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gofish980

Posted: 4/18/2008

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Overall
Bucca de Bland

The food is completely bland. The pasta usually comes out half cooked, and the sauce tastes like spagetti o's. If you are in the mood for a lot of high priced food with mediocre flavor, I'd cook at home.

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caligirl30

Posted: 7/13/2007

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Overall
Good Italian Food, Great with a Large Group

I have been here 3 times and I would say it is pretty good, not great. It is great for a large group, so that might make the difference. The Chicken Parm is good and so is the Salmon. I would skip the fresh mozzerella marinara. I would also skip the tiramisu, which none of us were a big fan of. Overall, tasty but nothing that out of the ordinary.

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1442 2nd StSanta MonicaCA 90401

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