Buca di Beppo - Seattle
Buca di Beppo - Seattle

Buca di Beppo - Seattle

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bucadibeppo.com/
  • Phone: (206) 244-2288
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Italian, Comfort Food
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, 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: 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

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Buca di Beppo - Seattle
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.
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Buca di Beppo - Seattle reviews from OpenTable diners
83 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelEnergetic
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (71)kid-friendly (48)special occasion (45)fit for foodies (25)great for lunch (12)romantic (11)neighborhood gem (8)hot spot (4)great for brunch (3)late-night find (2)vibrant bar scene (2)great for outdoor dining (1)notable wine list (1)Show More
  • consistent!y great food
    AlonciAlonso
    Dined on 11/23/2014
    Once we dialed in the correct amount to order, it is great! We used to order WAY too much!! Food is great...love the Shrimp Fra Diabolo!! Great for the kids too! Make reservations!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Italian hospitality in Joe's Basement
    David
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Italian restaurants that I have enjoyed seem to me divided into two camps. In one, the waiters are in tuxedos, the food is precious, and the hospitality most generous to the very wealthy and the connected. Polite elegance and formality, in a phrase. The other is more aligned to the idea of a restaurant and its diners as family. Food is abundant and served family style, and as so much of Italian food is, delicious. The walls are filled with pictures, and statues are at play in various nooks among the tables. The ambiance fosters conversations at once more intimate and more open. I found Buca di Beppo enjoyably in the second camp.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a line up!
    James
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    I have lived in Seattle for 15 years now and seems no matter when I drive by this place it always seems to have a line-up. I reserved with Open Table and our table was ready as reserved. Great atmosphere, everyone here seems to be enjoying their time and there is a good boisterous feel about the place! Definitely will go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • where have you been all my life ?
    married41yrs
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    I'm a long time Seatleite. I've always heard great reviews from friends and relatives but haven't been myself. I can't believe I've waited so long! That will not happen again. We will be there within two weekends. Love love love!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Buca di Beppo
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Great place for a group gathering. Celebrated my daughter's 16th birthday. She was celebrated and her friends had a good time!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Waited 25 minutes after reservation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Used Open Table to reserve a party of 12 - didn't get seated until 25 minutes after reservation. We were given a free appetizer for this inconvenience by management so appreciate the gesture but I would recommend giving yourself a 20-30 min grace period if you make a reservation for a large group.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for birthdays
    Nanty
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    No matter what birthday someone is celebrating, this is a fun place to go. The whole place has a party-like feel to it, casual and inviting. The birthday candelabra with the birthday song makes it extra special. And the food is reliably great. Always a good time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Staff
    Penny
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    The staff is very cordial. Our waiter, Matt, made us feel important and took excellent care of us. He kept refills coming and checked with us frequently to be sure we had everything we needed, even though he was very busy and also handling a large group of teenagers across from us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun and tasty
    dolphin48
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Always a good place to celebrate with a large group because there are big platters of pasta to share, pizza and salad and the food is excellent. A fun and family friendly place!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Too Noisy
    1stimer
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    It was homecoming night - the place was packed and we had to practically climb over someone to get to our table. Very difficult to carry on a conversation. Not a place to catch up with old friends but the food and service were good. Will probably give it a second chance.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lotsa pasta
    Samba4life
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    The place is huge but also intimate parts and much to look at. The food was good, the service was better.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Standard Fare for Families
    smdiabla
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I love Beppo for family gatherings...we've been coming to this location since my oldest son's 1st birthday and he's 18 now; that's how long Beppo's been a part of our family. While the food is rather standard, it is consistent. My family all finds something to enjoy. We were sorry to see them cut gnocchi, but happy we still get the meatballs, eggplant parm, and calamari. Prices have steadily gone up over the years - it's not quite the deal it was "back in the day" - but it's still a reasonable price for reliable service, food that satisfies everyone, nice service and a full bar to boot.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Really enjoyed our dinner, good service. Our party would have appreciated some kind if gluten free pasta but it was nice that other gluten free options were available.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistency and courtesy
    KathyVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We always love Buca di Beppo. It is and has been a wonderful destination in Seattle. The staff are fantastic, the food spectacular - try the lemon chicken and you will see heaven. The pasta and meat sauce and meatballs wonderful. Love the house salad. Love being able to be served family style for a large family group.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Husband's Surprise Birthday Dinner
    CherryReview
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    I was very pleased with our dining experience this last Friday night. The food was great and our waitress had great energy and was amazingly helpful!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Remember forever
    Jacktastic
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    It was so much fun. Loved the energy of the staff and the way they wish people happy birthday. Food was so yummy and the tiramisu was the best! Thank you so much for making it so memorable!:) my whole family had a great time and it had been a long time since we all got to hangout. Great reunion place:)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Little Disappointing
    JustMe
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The small calamari was overpriced, in my opinion, and it was lacking any flavor. The meatballs were good, but the marinara was bland. The best thing about the meal was the garlic cheese bread. For what we received with our $90 bill (before tip), it wasn't worth it and we won't be rushing back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • so nice
    tati
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The service is The best, good ambiance, food is yummy. Perfecto for any ocassion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Limoncello Martinis!
    LuvItalian88
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Coming to Buca di Beppo in Seattle is a tradition for us now, they serve the best Lemondrop Martinis in the world. The food is always superb and wonderful and it is just fun to go there. Great ambience, you can be loud and fun, have a good time and enjoy everything. Brooke is the best waitress and we simply love her! We'll always come back.....for Brooke, the pasta and the Martinis!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Waiter
    Service
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Our waiters name was Erik and he was FANTASTIC! Spot on service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a favorite
    dfelten
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    As a person who has visited numerous Buca di Beppo's in the USA and had the opportunity to have lived in Italy for several years, I can state without reservation that the Seattle Buca di Beppo is one of the better Italian restaurants in this city. Great food, friendly and courteous staff, and a wonderful ambiance all lend themselves to a wonderful dining experience. The portions are generous (the concept is "family dining") and delicious, and although the wine list is not extensive, it does provide an ample samping of variety. A great place to take the family or meet friends after work.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Feedback based on the group...
    yourstruely
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The feedback I received from each members from our party is that the food was cold, cocktail refills were not offered, drink orders had to be repeatedly corrected, and the service was not on par per previous visits. My wife and I are pretty laid back and since this group had been here before they knew what to expect. Bucca di Beppo fix those inconsistencies and people will continue to come back. Next time I visit I hope to have a better time. No hard feelings here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bday dinner
    spiff
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Went her for my daughters birthday dinner with a large group. We were seated right away. Have some good servers, good Was great, and it was great with a lots of kids and their noise !
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sad Calamari
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We decided we would go to Beppo's to celebrate our daughter's 13th Birthday. She invited two friends to join her. We were looking forward to a fun celebration and we were especially looking forward to having the yummy calamari - it had been way too long!!! Once the calamari arrived, it was so disappointing. For $20 it was a small portion! And then once we starting eating it, it became more of a disappointment. It wasn't as crispy and the sauce was light and runny. We missed the day of a platter piled high of calamari - after all, it is family style! We remembered the sauce being much more thick and FULL of flavor. Now it seems as though they opened a can of crushed tomatoes and added a pinch of oregano. What a let down.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Friendly but too expensive!!
    Unimpressed
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The service was great but our party of 12 was squeezed along the wall on a long table. I had expected a round table (as in the Pope Room). Also, the meal was way too expensive for the food quality and quantity we got. It was for a special occasion(65th birthday) so it was ok I guess but we will not go back .
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a treat
    LuvItalian88
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I find the food here to always be tasty, rewarding and worth the investment. The Lemondrop Martini's are to die for!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our family loves Beppos! But....
    CarolJ
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The chicken pesto dish was dry and unflavorful. The meatball/spag was delicious as always, as was the tiramisu! They used to serve wonderful bread with dinner but it wasn't special anymore. I miss that bread.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favorite, wherever we travel!
    Trish
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Whether it's 2 or 12, we always have a wonderful time shared at Bucca. Great menu and quality. Proms to casual attire are always welcome. Make sure to try the Chicken Carbonara!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Manager corrected a bad Buca night.
    ServiceMatters
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    We eat at Buca's every time we're in town. On this visit we had been so busy that we hadn't eaten all day. So large servings of Italian comfort food were what we wanted. We got the yummiest caprese salad and cheese bread very quickly, but then waited a long time until the manager appeared with our spicy shells pasta. He apologetically told us that our prosciutto chicken had been dropped and they were remaking it. He comped us our entrées for the inconven. When it finally arrived we ordered our dessert. We finished our perfect chicken, with no dessert in site. Finally our enormous brownie sundae arrived. Unfortunately the ice cream tasted like cheap ice milk from the back of Grannies freezer with ice crystals/cubes. The Mgr corrected it. :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Italian food!
    clintm6
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    This was our first visit to Buca after a recommendation from a co-worker. The food was good, the waiter was attentive, and it was a fun experience. We were visiting Seattle to take one of our kids to UW to start grad school, and we celebrated our last evening there with a meal at Buca.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was extremely disappointing.
    Foodiewithkids
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Years ago, this place was great. The garlic bread and the spaghetti and meatballs is still "okay" but just about everything else on the menu is somewhere between mediocre and gross. Not sure what they're thinking with the salty Italian dressing used on the Apple Gorgonzola salad. Stay away from that altogether. Had stuffed mushrooms that were cold inside (for $16.99!) We were the first group of the dinner rush on a Sunday. We were practically the only people in the restaurant when we arrived so the food should've been cooked properly at the very least. Makes me sad because the place is fun. The waitresses were sweet and I remember years ago when the food was pretty damn good too...but I won't be returning.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • DMarieK
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Nice yummy food-Big portions and I wish we could have smaller portions for 2 people so we can try more items per visit without the huge bill at the end.We will go back but with more people so we can taste more items and all can split the bill.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reunion in Seattle
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Buca di Beppo in Seattle was a great location for our group of six. Good food, good wine and a chance for great conversation. Wait staff was attentive but did interrupt a few times. Other than that, everything was fine. I would go there again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Post 5K refueling meal
    Puyallupsupperclub
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We selected Buca di Beppo for our large group (including 3 children under age 6) to have lunch after running a 5K race. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive and seated us at a table appropriate for our party size. He took pictures for us and made sure the children had crayons and drinks in kid cups. The food was excellent and came out at a good pace. We had the mozzarella garlic bread, spaghetti with meatballs, baked ziti and one of the chicken entrees. We also shared the enormous brownie sundae and Italian wedding cake. Everything was fabulous! We would definitely recommend this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for birthdays
    liveloveeat
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I think every table in our room celebrated a birthday, which made it fun. Our waitress was amazing! The restaurant was filled to capacity yet she handled everything with grace.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A Good Value and Fun for Family
    SeahawkSuperbowl
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We like going as a family or better yet a large group to Buca. The portions are generous (which is good considering pricing) and while it isn't about delicate sauces, the food is good and well presented family style. The $40 for four people is a great deal overall, you get a monster size salad, lots of garlic bread, and a healthy size main course. That will easily feed 4 and probably 6. We taken in an extra main dish to add variety (which is why multi-family party is great here) and a few beverages and had plenty to bring home. The staff is friendly, service is reasonably paced.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awseome service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I think the girls' name was Lorraine on August 22nd at around 645. Her service was awesome! She checked on us to see if we needed so many times, I lost count! We didn't have time to wan t for anything because she was always there to immediately get what ever we needed. The food was also great and we had a lot to take home. We used to go often to the Hawaii (Waikiki) location but we will frequent this establishment more often although we live over on the Kitsap Pennisula. Bravo for providing a place for me to celebrate my birthday! We definitely will return for more celebrations!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Clean and Kitschy in a good way!
    Lase
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Service was friendly and excellent in the Landmark South Lake Union Restaurant. The food is always Okay and the ambience is always a kick. This is a good family restaurant, or adult birthday dinner place for larger groups. Portions are family style and Buca's ideas of a portion are generous beyond most expectations. The food may not really be better than what you can make at home, but it isn't worse, and it is pretty fun and inexpensive... also it's not at home!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Birthday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    It was nice overall, but the service was slow. The food was delicious, the server kind, but it tool 30 mins to have our food at the the table, and that is too long.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprised
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    I've been to other Buca's and their food was far superior. Food at this Buca's is pretty mediocre.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate