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Buca di Beppo - Sacramento
Buca di Beppo - Sacramento

Buca di Beppo - Sacramento Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bucadibeppo.com
  • Phone: (916) 922-6673
  • 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, American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Jeff Mitchell
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), 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: Hurley Way
  • Public Transit: Regional Bus Transit - Howe Avenue Stop
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free on-site self parking.
A word from Buca di Beppo - Sacramento
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
Diner Reviews
  • "The entrees were delicious and the portions huge. The kitchen was kind of slow that night, or I'd give another star for the service. I found the cannoli filling overly sweet. I was disappointed by the lack of steamed clams on the menu. It would be great if they had sfogliatelli on the dessert menu too."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "The food is ALWAYS 100% delicious! It was my daughters birthday, so the whole family celebrated with a meal she & the whole family will love. I was happy with all of our entrées and most of the service. The only issue being that we felt a little forgotten about sitting in the back room with the window. The hostess & server said they would bring something right over to us but we had to ask multiple times & they kept forgetting. Eventually we just got up to get it ourselves because we waited a very long time. Otherwise, everyone there was very nice."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Service was awesome. BUT the group next to us was too noisy with kids crying and screaming. Buca should not seat party groups so close to each other. We had a party of 9 and we were seated back to back to a party of probably 20 noisy people. The server could barely get through. But she kept her smile and was very patient."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We had the spaghetti and meatballs and penne abariatta and both were excellent. The green salad was very good also. The complimentary bread was good but it could be improved,"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "The family likes to come here to celebrate. We all have our favorites but have no problem making selections that we will all share and enjoy family style. Its a fun place with great food. Everything was great once again."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Food was excellent, service great. Had small mishap by training server and manager immediately comped us (was not necessary). Had fun time celebrating my birthday with my family. Will definitely be recommending this eatery to my friends. Can't wait to return and try some new foods on their delicious menu."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "It has been a year or so since the last time we ate at Buca Di Beppo. It was disappointing, as the food was not as good as it used to be. Also, we were seated on the 2nd floor and the room temperature was unbearable. My father suffers from health problems and we almost had to leave before we finished the meal because of the temperature. We requested that the air conditioning be turned up, but the request was not granted. We will not return to Buca Di Beppo again."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "I absolutely love the food and rge service is great only complaint the waiters do not even attempt to regulate the other diners about the conversations they have. This is a family friendly restaurant and every time I come here there is that one group having inappropriate conversation with no regard for the other patrons."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Always a hit with the family, coworkers, friends and anyone else who can give me a reason to Buca"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "When u have a group and more then one has a coupon. You should allow the person with the highest bill to use the coupon which would have been myself."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We requested the table in the kitchen. It was a very interesting experience. Our server was efficient, and helpful"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The service was slow: we never were asked about water refills, we has to get up and get our own To Go containers, we waited over 20 minutes to get our bill after even after she took our dirty dishes."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Loved the spicy rigatoni chicken!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "It's still one of best places to eat family-style for hearty Italian food."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We live in Woodland, so it is always a pleasure to enjoy the great food and enjoy the leftovers the next day."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "We started off with this lovely spritzy Italian Muscsto-nice and refreshing on this hot Sac evening. Score:"A"Then they brought this horrible bland, tasteless white bread, reminiscent of Wonder bread."D". They did bring a very nice olive oil and Balsamico. Next came this superb Frutti Di Mare in red sauce and linguini chock full of all kinds of seafood as good as any upscale Italian restaurant.Very tasty! "A+ We also ordered roasted red potatoes with rosemary, a lovely dish, lightly dusted with parmigiano, garlic, black pepper. lastly we had Caesar salad."A"This one is a rather unimaginative pre made with many important ingredients left out including anchovies which isn't even possible to add them"C". Some really good things some not so."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "This place was good. The waiter was a bit forgetful. He forgot our lemons for our water, and he did not deduct the $5 from our bill. Overall, it was my girlfriend's and I fourth time coming there. We regularly get the family style plates and share. Shrimp Florentine is the dish I recommend trying. "
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "When my sister, who recently relocated to Sacramento from San Francisco, accepted my dinner invitation saying she'd like Italian, I know exactly where to take her--Buca di Beppo. Being her first visit, she enjoyed everything--from the wall pictures and photos to the ample sized entrees to the to-die-for desserts. Service was fast and relaxed, and the meal was yummy. Yes, we shall return."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Had a good experience I love how it was baby friendly not many restaurants have booster seats so that a toddler can sit at the table appose to a high chair, I recommend the meat balls, spicy rigatoni, buca salad and for drinks their sangria white or red are very refreshing I never have enough room for dessert because of the portions, always have left overs "
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We were in the mood for Italian and it had been a while since we've been to one of these restaurants, first time to this location. I read that the small size was fit for 2 or more people so we knew we'd have leftovers. We orders smalls of the lasagna, baked ziti, spaghetti w/ 1/2 lb. meatballs, chicken parmigiana, and cheese manicotti. All were tasty. I thought the price for the meatballs was a little steep and it would have been nice for the bread to have been served warm instead of cold but otherwise, we will definitely be going back."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "We had the Pope room, which is a room with a larger round table that accommodates 14 people, with a big lazy susan in the middle. It was perfect for a large group. The service was amazing!!! "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Thank you for making my daughter's grad dinner so memorable. Everything was tasty, hot and spicy. The only problem here was we were so full we forgot we really wanted canolis!! Our waiter was easy and tended to us well."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I booked a reservation for 8 with only two hours notice on Mother's Day. Upon arriving at the restaurant my in-laws called to say that 6 additional family members would be joining us. When I checked in with the manager on duty Jeff and told him he didn’t look at me like I was nuts instead he rushed to make adjustments so they could accommodate our larger party. Once we were sat in a pretty private area, our waitress Paige came in immediately to greet us. She did an excellent job at making us feel like her only table. All of this terrific service and the food was delicious too! I would highly recommend this location. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I frequent the Bucca in my home town and so when given a choice for a Mother's Day meal on our way home from out of town I chose this restaurant and made a reservation. We were one of the first tables sat for lunch but in anticipation of many parties, we were sardined in an upstairs room. It was cramped and warm, service and food was so-so. I wish I hadn't been able to make reservations at such a busy time for the restaurant, it was an uncomfortable experience. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We have been to Buca numerous times before and we never have a bad dinning experience. The food and atmosphere is nothing short of fantastic. The pictures on the wall are so entertaining and bring back memories of my New York younger years. I would like to mention that our Food Server (Macy) was exceptional. We will be back and will HIGHLY RECOMMEND Buca di Beppo to everyone looking for a great dining experience. Being able to make reservations on-line is great. I was able to make them any time of the day or night and also see what was available."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The food here has always been prepared well, that's why we continue to return for the dining experience! On our latest visit, there was a communion celebration and the service was lacking but the food was 5 stars as usual!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Servers were very courteous. The ambiance of restaurant was very nice. I would go again."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "We went to Buca di Beppo to celebrate my daughter's birthday. Since her birthday is on Cinco de Mayo, Buca di Beppo (Italian) was very slow. The service was great and they waiter went out of his way to make it very special for my daughter. We have been to Buca many times in the past and will be going again in the future."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Went to Buca di Beppo on Saturday evening for a birthday celebration. They seated us upstairs in a booth. It was very hot and stuffy upstairs and it wasn't comfortable at all. Unknown to me, it was prom night and there were two large groups of teenagers, all dressed up in formal gowns and tuxedos, having dinner before going to the prom. This made the upstairs very loud. I could barely hear anyone in my party talking. With all the people upstairs, it got warmer and warmer upstairs. Our food took a while to come out. Our server was nice and friendly. I will avoid Saturday evenings for dinner in the month of May for now. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "I was there at her request to meet and it was a good choice."
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "As always, Buca is the place to go for a great carb loading for a long race like a marathon. Family friendly and great atmosphere especially when you have a lot of mouths to feed"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "We had family easter lunch there (i know little strange for easter) but the food and staff were the best. i would probably refer to ot as simple elegance. With a party of 6 they asked us first thing if we wanted a short tour. We did and it was a great start as all the staff said good afternoon, everything looked clean and service and food rounded out our almost 2 hours and never feeling like they were waiting for us to leave. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We had a party of seven to celebrate a birthday. With four large dishes, including a delicious antipasto salad, there was plenty of (actually too much) food. Upstairs seems to be where larger groups are seated. There were probably four other similar sized groups around us, but we never felt cramped for space. Understandably, it gets a bit loud, but never obnoxiously so. The food was really fresh tasting and the service very good. Also, the dessert platter was a hit! With four different dessert items, there was plenty to go around for everyone at our table. Definitely a winner."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Not picky here. But this place is bad. Decided to take family out since I was in Sac visiting. Nice service. Nice atmosphere although the place was empty. Ordered Caesar salad, pasta and chicken Marsala. Pasta was good. The chicken uneatable. The salad was it came from the Safeway salad bar. My wife asked for anchovies to liven up the bland salad . We were told- no such thing because " we are owned by planet Hollywood." The chicken was sautéed in sugar and then they poured a wine mushroom sauce on top. Actually it was inedible - no one ate it and the plate looked like a .... Ended up tipping the waiter 25 % somehow. I guess it felt sorry for him and he tried hard. Afterall I don't know how long this place will be in business"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Buca di Beppo is a chain and used to be a good one. Great food. It somehow deteriorated over the years after Planet Hollywood acquired the chain. Menu is more streamlined to achieve the profit and not appeal to the customer. I think the balance between food quality and profits is not yet achieved. At least for me. I am not going there very often as I used to."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We were not seated until 30 minutes after our reservation, then we waited for another 25 minutes to have our order taken. Once our food came there had to be some corrections made because the server made multiple mistakes. Overall the food was as good as any other Buca I have been too."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Great place to eat. Reserved the kitchen table and was fun to watch the chefs. My grandson loved it. Food is expensive but great to eat. Definitely for special occasions. But love the place."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Sometimes kids get impatient at the table waiting for the Food yo come out, our food came out quickly! Excellent table service!"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Took a group of 12 out - had a blast! Our waiter - Brian was excellent and took great care of us!! We will be back to Buca!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Great food, loved the Shrimp Florentine! My friend loves the pizza especially. My other friend had Salmon and salad because she is on a special diet. We all enjoyed the food and service. Good choice!!!"
    Dined on 3/9/2014