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Buca di Beppo - Gaithersburg
Buca di Beppo - Gaithersburg

Buca di Beppo - Gaithersburg Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bucadibeppo.com
  • Phone: (301) 947-7346
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Comfort Food, American
  • Executive Chef: Ron Brown
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Our full menu is available for Buca To Go and Delivery. If you're hosting a special occasion or group event at your home, office or a local area reception hall, Buca To Go or Buca Delivery is the perfect choice. Our friendly & professional staff will assist you with your order, arrange a specific pick-up time for Buca To Go or deliver your order ($25 delivery fee applies to deliveries). Plates, napkins, eating & serving utensils and condiments are included. No minimum purchase required. Please allow 3 hours for same-day delivery and call for questions/details about our delivery service area.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, planning a business dinner or having a night out with family and friends, Buca di Beppo is your answer to one fabulous group dining experience! Buca serves authentic Italian family-style meals in an eclectic, vintage setting. Our knowledgeable staff will help organize and plan your group event or meetings with diverse lunch or dinner banquet packages - ideal for groups of 20 or more. Private and semi-private rooms are available.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Great Seneca Highway
  • Public Transit: Ride On Bus - Kentlands Blvd Stop
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free self-parking available in public lot.
A word from Buca di Beppo - Gaithersburg
Buca di Beppo serves authentic Italian cuisine in an eclectic, vintage setting. Our dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. Two sizes are available: BUCA SMALL feeds two or more and BUCA LARGE feeds four or more. At Buca, guests delight in our lively atmosphere, enjoy the classic tunes of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin and admire our decor, including family photos and candid shots of Italian-American icons, such as Sophia Loren and Joe DiMaggio. Our energetic atmosphere, delicious food and friendly staff make Buca di Beppo the perfect place for great Italian food and fun.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Diner Reviews
  • "Rude people watching soccer game made the dinner unenjoyable"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food was good and hot when served. The price is also good"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "If you like greasy pizza, faded moldy carpet with a strong odor, and confused waitstaff, this is the place for you! We took one bite of the pizza and promptly put it in a box to give to our teen-age neighbors, who will eat anything."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Excellent food and service -- always have a consistently great meal there."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Good food ,good fun ,and plenty to eat.. big portions.."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The decorations are really disturbing especially if you are a child but the food is very good and there are really big portions. My family likes to take leftovers hope to eat the next day."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "From a chef's menu to dishes with great sauces, B di B is a great place to go. Kids can even get a big bowl of spaghetti with a big meatball or a large portion of chicken parmesan. A very attentive and friendly staff. It never disappoints."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Combine generous portions with true Italian taste and you'll agree its a place to plan to return to again and again. This chain seems to be consistent in its standards for excellent service atmosphere and truly good tasting food. Menu offers wide variety. Something for everyone pasta meat and fish and some uniquely prepared breads. The Italian sodas are quite good. Did I mention the generous family style portions. Affordable and family oriented I think this place is a gem for travelers and locals alike. They offer coupons online to enhance the experience. I'm not a chain gang diner but this is my exception. Here Pittsburgh and Cleveland. You Betcha Becca is Bravo with our family who takes dining out as a serious choice and a pleasure."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "We had a lovely dinner, with exceptional and attentive service. We decided to come for our anniversary and celebrate with our kids. Had the baked penne, apple gorgonzola salad, broccoli, and the Mt Vesuvius chocolate dessert. All was great though I wished the Mt Vesuvius was served hot and with a bit more raspberry for the 'eruption' component!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We have eaten here several times, but this was the first we ordered pizza. We really enjoyed and found us reminiscing of the type of pizza we remembered and enjoyed when we were in high and college (and that was long time ago)."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "On occasion the service can be below average (speed of receiving food and food temperature not being hot). Sometimes ingredients are missing from the food item ordered."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Buca never disappoints. Now they have introduced three new dishes for summer. We had the tricolore salad with tomatoes, mozzarella, avocado and basil which had been recommended by the waiter and the always wonderful chicken saltimbocca. I will definitely be going back to try the other new dishes. Although I usually drink the house Chianti, I tried the house Pinot Grigio which was wonderful. I love Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, and the other famous Italian singers from my era so the music there is always a treat."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "First, excellent waiter - kudos! Good lasagna... fun, reasonably priced place to bring kids and grandparents."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Initial problem when they tried to sit a party of 9 at a table set for 8. Rectified that ourselves by sitting down at an adjacent table set for 10. The host stand seemed to manage to adjust. All uphill from there. Great waiter with great service. We always love the food and order way to much. Great fun sharing with family and trying some dishes you wouldn't normally order for a smaller group."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "For a Monday night the service was particularly slow. They weren't that busy, but we had to wait while the baked more bread and it took a long time for our main course to arrive. Our waitress was very good about keeping us apprised of what was going on, but it still took longer than it should have."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "No explanation given.They seated us anyway.Please look into this as I won't use this portal again until an explanation is give."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "My friend had been there before, but I have not. It was a great experience both in the dinner offerings, wine choices, and ambience. I definitely would come back again with friends and family. I would need to return as there was so much to see in the decor and to try more dishes that looked appetizing. I will encourage friends to go. I am glad that my friend suggested this place!"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "I love this place! I have been multiple times and have yet to find something that is bad. Menu is huge. Bring lots of friends."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "As always, Buco came through again! Delicious Family style Italian with lots of leftovers. Whatever you do, don't get upset about the portions! Listened to one woman complain there was 'Too much food'. That's why you bring this wonderful stuff home!! Stretches what you spend into a second meal! Veal Marsala, Chicken Prosciutto and Cheese Ravioli for the three of us was excellent. And the young trainee serving us that night did a great job! Gotta love this place. Make a reservation!!!!!!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I really enjoyed the food! The portions were huge and the prices were great! We had Shrimp Diablo, eggplant parm and baked ziti. All of which were FANTASTIC! "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Our waitress Bridgette was friendly but we had 3 small children and were placed in a room with families with kids, WOW was it noisy, and the food was the worse I had ever had, perhaps because of the volume that was needed to be prepared and served that day, will never again return on a holiday or Mother's Day."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "This place rocks!!!!!! They treat you like family and nothing but great vibes. Our server who I forgot his name sorry was excellent!! He was very interactive with us. Definitely this place is in my top 3 restaurants!!!!! "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The food was delicious. The service was great. Fun place for a group of people to go."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We went with a group of 6 for Mother's Day dinner. It was nice. Our waitress was very patient and helped with questions and the food was fine. The only issue is that everything (appetizers, bread, salad and entrees) arrived at the same time. Maybe that's because they were so busy."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "It was Mothers day so they had a nice crowd. We just had a weird experience this time as opposed to all the other experiences. An old lady opened the emergency door so an alarm sounded for a couple of minutes until the manager came with the key to silence it. Spaghetti and meatballs didnt come with enough sauce so twice I had to ask.for more sauce. Then I realized they charge 7.99 for it. Next time I 'll send the plate back...if ask for more they consider it a side.order "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We've been here several times and it's always wonderful. This time, with a guest that has never been here, our server was pleasant but out ceasar salad appetizer came at the same time as our three entree dishes, followed by the wine we ordered before anything else. The food was delicious but with such large portions and family style serving we had no room on the table to put anything and actually felt rushed to try and eat our salad and still have the entree hot. Our server was very apologetic, but it still wasn't that great of an experience. The person we were with told us she wished we would have gone to another restaurant where she could have had a relaxing meal and not felt so cramped. The restaurant wasn't overly busy."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "They make me a cheese-less veggie pizza that is almost always great. They also have a great salad with apples that I get without the cheese, which is also quite good, and I usually get the penne pasta with marinara. Usually very good service and very accommodating with these special requests. We go there fairly frequently since it's always good. "
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "The restaurant wasn't ready for a crowd. Our appetizers came after dinner. The calamari was way overdone, the mushrooms were practically raw. The pasta wasn't hot. The waitress was nice, but overworked, with no time to be very friendly."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "They sit us at the bar, the waiter has too many clients for her, waiting for service and food to arrived was 30' we needed to call every time for a refill."
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "The food was almost cold and the waitress must have thought I had no money as she never came to our table after we received the food. We never had our drinks refilled, NOTHING! Funny thing is I am a model and make plenty of money."
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "The service was great! Our waiter was super friendly and did not have to wait long to receive our food. It was my birthday so they also have our group free dessert!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "had reservation for early Easter dinner. in the past, it has been super busy for holidays, was dead this year. food was solid, but not great. didn't really shout Italian with flavor, seems like the whole expereince was a bit watered down."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "My family and I have been frequent patrons of Buca di Beppo. We were a little nervous about this particular visit, however, because we were taking another family with us who had never dined at the restaurant, and we had talked it up a lot. In other words . . . they had high expectations about the food and atmosphere. Fortunately, the experience lived up to the hype. Every dish we ordered was amazing, and not one person in our large party of 9 had a single complaint. In fact, our waiter was extremely accommodating. We couldn't have chosen a better place to celebrate Easter. As we were leaving, one of the people in our party said, "This was the best Easter ever!" We would highly recommend this restaurant!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Food and service was absolutely awesome! Our son's first time and it won't be the last time! Next visit we are going to request the Pope's room. Just simply awesome in every aspect!!!!!!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We had a good experience for a group of 10 (with an infant and toddler) for an adult birthday occasion. Food was plentiful and good at very reasonable price. We especially liked the eggplant parmesan and salads. Excellent service. Waitress was very helpful and suggested desserts that were just right and children options. Decorations were interesting. Provided overall good experience. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We had a very enjoyable meal. However the fire door was kept open by our table and I was very cold. The food was so good and had great flavor. We took home dessert which included the best Canolli I've ever had. Looking forward to next time."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We went to Bucca for birthdays. We had a big party. Everything was great. The kitchen was a little slow, but they had other big parties there at the same time. Our server was fantastic and did not get frazzled with anything we sent his way."
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "This is not your typical restaurant where everyone receives an individual dish. Instead all the food is served family style and you serve yourself. They have two sizes: small size will serve 2 to 3 and the large size serves 4 or more. Serving sizes are very generous. Overall the food was really good. We shared an Apple Gorgonzola Salad, Spaghetti Marinara, Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken and a basket of Mozzarella Garlic Bread. The only caveat that I have about eating here is that if you go with just one or two other people you need to have similar tastes in food or expect to take home a lot of leftovers. I think this would be a fantastic restaurant to go to with a larger group so that you can order lots of different dishes to try."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "We had brunch at the restaurant last weekend. Everybody was so friendly. The waiter and the manager were both great. They made us feel welcome. Service and food were excellent."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Great place to eat, if you don't mind a little noise. Food was great and we tried 4 different dishes shared among friends. We made reservations about 2 weeks in advance, but did not get a booth as we requested. Otherwise, everything was great, large portions, and we will return again!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014