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Permanently Closed - Buca di Beppo - Santa Monica

377 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-friendly
  • Special Occasion

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Bucca di Beppo in Santa Monica is a restaurant in California that specializes in serving authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant features family style dishes to be shared by the entire table served in a vintage setting.

Bucca di Beppo in Santa Monica serves lunch and dinner daily and features a main dinner menu as well as a separate gluten free menu. The main menu at the restaurant includes appetizers, salads, pastas, entr�es and sides. Featured entr�es served at Bucca di Beppo in Santa Monica include salmon Sorrento, eggplant parmigiana, penne San Remo, chicken carbonara, chicken and sausage ziti, fettuccine supremo, beppo�s soffici cusini and shrimp Florentine.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Italian, American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(310) 587-2782
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jean Michno
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Private party facilities
From Buca's delicious, Italian cuisine to the fun and festive atmosphere, we know how to have a good time! Our dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. We can accommodate any event or budget, from business occasions to casual family affairs.
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Private party contact
Gabriella Flores: (310) 587-2782
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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.
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Cross street
Broadway & Santa Monica
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Parking details
Across the street from the restaurant is parking structure #6.
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Public transit
Blue Bus - Ocean Avenue and Santa Monica stop.
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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.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.9  based on all time ratings
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipLadyUncle (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on July 17, 2016

The restaurant closed at the time OpenTable let us make a reservation for.

MargaretG (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on July 17, 2016

Food served attractively, but not as generous as I remembered, but I know there is inflation. But interesting, these relatives were there 2 nights prior and wanted to go again.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on May 28, 2016

Very tourist driven. Not focused on developing a repeat local client base.

Violet (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on May 8, 2016

We went to Buca to celebrate Mother's Day. There were a couple of missteps that were immediately corrected by the manager. He was on top of things, owned up to the issue and made things right. This strive towards excellent customer service is why we'll be going back! Food wise, we really enjoyed the Antipasto salad and the Prosciutto stuffed Chicken.

vipeddiespaghetti (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on April 30, 2016

The Buca at Universal City Walk is excellent. This one, in Santa Monica, was awful! Tasteless food coupled with incompetent and apathetic service, makes the Buca di Beppo in Santa Momica a place to avoid at ALL costs.

vipBrenda (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on April 9, 2016

Large portions. Perfect for sharing. Comfy booths. Great friendly service.

dianagm1980 (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on April 2, 2016

Food was great but unfortunately the service wasn't. We waited a very long time for our food. Waiter was not on point, forgot to put one of our orders in and had to wait even longer. Kids cups we ordered weren't lighting up and our waiter did nothing about it. To make matters worse we were over charged. Will we be going back, probably not to the one in Santa Monica.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on April 2, 2016

Food is great, atmosphere wasnt energetic compared to other local restuarants around the area.

Chefacito (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on March 19, 2016

Usually come here on a special occasion. Food was good and service was good. We had a pizza, spaghetti with meat sauce, and broccoli. Server was patient with the picky eaters in the group. Love the full bar and good wine selection.

Discerningpalette (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on December 26, 2015

Family style. Food sharing.