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About Il Buco Ristorante

Il buco ristorante, traditional italian food

107 N Robertson Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm;

Cross Street:
Wilshire Blvd.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 657-1345

Website:
http://bucorestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
Valet and street parking for dinner.
Street parking for lunch.

Executive Chef:
Giacomino Drago

Private Party Facilities:
A private room that can accommodate up to 16 guests seated.

Private Party Contact:
Ever: (310) 657-1345

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Il Buco Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

93% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (13)
Quiet Conversation (12)
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Good for Birthdays (11)
Special Occasion (9)
Authentic (9)
Casual (8)
Comfort Food (8)
Good for a Date (7)
Business Meals (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Romantic (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Healthy (1)
Late-night Find (1)
People Watching (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 11, 2018

This is a casual neighborhood Italian restaurant that is quiet enough for visiting with friends. Good food with plenty of choices, fairly priced wine, a full house and unrushed but attentive service led to a dining experience that ended up being the perfect atmosphere for lingering over desert and coffee and quiet conversation as our Saturday evening wound down. Our reservation was at 7:30 and we stayed until almost 10:00. We will always come back because it is a comfortable and enjoyable experience overall.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Food was excellent!! A bit pricey, but well worth it. We didn't know it at the time, but my son's wallet had fallen out of his pocket in the booth. We had left the restaurant and were walking down Wilshire Blvd. when the waiter came running down the street with the wallet. You can't beat that!!! I would recommend Il Buco to anyone.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 27, 2018

excellent as always
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Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2018

It was all wonderful.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 21, 2018

We enjoyed a dinner with friends recently at Il Buco. We have been here many times before and the food is consistently good. The only negative is that the prices are rather high. Of course, it's in Beverly Hills, but similar restaurants in the area are not as pricey.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We went here on New Year’s Eve with friends, a party of 7 before going to a rooftop party to celebrate. Just hoping for a good meal & easy to order from the menu. This place was a great surprise! They were decorated for New Year’s Eve with balloons & passed out hats & horns too, but the best thing was the food here was amazing. We expected pizza but had none instead the pastas & their specials were all so delicious even the salads. We turned are LA friends onto a new spot for them! This is a true Italian gem with good service & great food for a good price! Try the lasagna!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Food and service were excellent. Very attentive waitstaff. It is a from scratch kitchen so you they are able to modify the menu choices according to your preferences
The dining room is attractive and comfy
They do have to spruce up there restrooms. The restrooms need a complete overhaul, at minimum ,they need to be painted

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 16, 2017

amazing night of food, the staff was great and we loved everything. thank you very much.

Tags: Comfort Food, Tasting Menu
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 8, 2017

The food at Il Buco is reliably delicious and the service is excellent. The maitre d' is the epitome of hospitality. We go over and over again.

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Lovely little Italian restaurant tucked into Robertson Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Owner was delightful, the food was terrific, robust wine list, very European feel.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Cozy, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The biggest problem with that location is the lack of parking at lunch time.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 15, 2017

We have been to Il Buco before. The food is delicious, the service lovely, and it's a wonderful place to be able to have a conversation. It's quiet! It did not disappoint. The only negative is that the pricing is a bit high. But, certainly for a special occasion, it is a great place to eat.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Love the food. Our guests were impressed. Price reasonable considering it's Beverly Hills. Service was great. Will definitely recommend this place.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Cozy, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic, Afternoon Coffee, Casual
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Food was mediocre at best; service was rude and unrefined.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 21, 2017

After a first successful dinner a year ago, we decided to return to il Buco out with some friends. The experience turned out to be very disappointing. The service was rushed and incompetent. Drink orders came out wrong, the linguini al vongole was dry, the caprese was underwhelming and poorly presented. These are mistakes that should not occur in a restaurant of this caliber, and that those prices.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Il Buco is a wonderful neighborhood gem for a quiet dinner -- good food and good service in a pleasant atmosphere with your choice of convenient street parking or valet service. If you try Il Buco you'll undoubtedly return again.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 18, 2017

My dining partner and I returned for the dish that made fans of us on our first visit, the Mushroom-Stuffed Gnocchi With Truffle Sauce, but it was not available! Oh No! What now?! Well, with the guidance of our excellent server, our "second choice" selections turned out to be absolutely brilliant. As we devoured our Linguine Amatriciana, and Spaghetti Involtini, followed by a shared Torta Mele dessert, all three of which were mind bogglingly delicious, we grateful for being forced to branch out.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 26, 2017

The service here is seasoned and top notch -- very friendly and gracious too. So, no need to be shy about asking for suggestions, or adjustments to ingredients. I had a delicious dish of spinach & ricotta ravioli (with truffle cream sauce) that wasn't even on the menu. My dining partner's salmon was cooked to absolute perfection and served on a refreshing green salad. This is my second visit to Il Buco after being introduced to it last week. I'm completely sold!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 24, 2017

As always, the best! Good food, great service, and quiet conversation. It doesn’t get any better.

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Disabled Access, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Good for a Date, Casual
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 22, 2017

I consider this my local, as I can walk here. It's a lovely Italian restaurant with a great ambience, the manager and staff know us as we're either ordering from here to pick up, or eating at the restaurant (once or twice a week sometimes!).

My son loves the steak, and their thin margarita pizza is really good. I've tried several of their pasta dishes, all decent, and their salmon was excellent too.

Il Buco is a solid neighborhood restaurant, both for everyday dining and special occasions.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 21, 2017

This was my first time at Il Buco, and I definitely got the impression that they were not new to the rodeo. Right away, upon meeting the very seasoned, professional staff, I was filled with confidence that the meal was going to be great. I'm not an easy sell when it comes to gnocchi, but once in a while I've had my mind blown by it (at a couple of other places in LA and one in Chicago). Now, I can declare that Il Buco's gnocchi is officially and without a doubt the best I've ever had in my life! It's a mushroom-stuffed affair, with a truffle cream sauce. KILLER!!! Their clam linguine was excellent too. My dining partner and I were ecstatic over our lunch!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Great food and wonderful service. Love the bread and their house brand olive oil cannot be beat!

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 10, 2017

We ate here prior to a screening at the Academy. The food was great. We had the gnocchi which was very good, a pizza and a salad. The perfect pre theatre meal. The wine selection is great and the service was very fast and efficient. We highly recommend.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 27, 2017

As always it was terrific. On of our very favorite places

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Always a great choice. Can't beat the food or the service.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 18, 2017

We love Il Buco. We eat here at least once a month. It was our anniversary and this was a perfect choice.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 2, 2017

We loved our meal, waiter and food. What more can you ask. We will be back.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 29, 2017

The pizza there is one of the best pizza I've ever eaten hands down!! The service was sloooow.. but the food made up for all of it!!!! Everything we ordered was delicious!! But the pizza, totally to die for!!!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Ever, the manager is a delight. Always makes us feel at home. This is our go to spot for delicious dining in a quiet environment.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Attentive service. Delicious and reasonably priced salads.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 10, 2017

We took our granddaughters out for dinner, and we all totally enjoyed our food. The pasta dishes were excellent. One of us is gluten-free, and the restaurant prepared gluten-free pasta for him that was delicious. The adults each had a glass of chianti, which was excellent. And the restaurant was quiet--we could have a conversation with ease. Very enjoyable experience, although a bit pricey.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 5, 2017

This is a convenient place for meals eaten around Academy screenings. But more than that, I have found the food to be very good and the service usually very nice (there was one exception, a woman maitre d' but only once was she in charge when I was there) and our favorite corner booth is very quiet. I have come back frequently when I find myself in that part of time.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Great food and ambiance, exceptional service. A delight.

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 13, 2017

Excellent as always. Food is great, staff are professional, friendly and helpful and the restaurant's ambiance is superb. Can't go wrong eating at Il Buco

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 12, 2017

Nice dining room for business lunch or quiet dinner. Parking is difficult during the day if you stay more than an hour. Good food and service.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 2, 2017

The 1/2 priced bottle of wine is wonderful! great food!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 17, 2017

When it's good, it's very good. A staple. They have their process worked out.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 8, 2017

I love coming for pizza. The closest one to the one our favorite place serves in Italy.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 6, 2017

As always, this is a go-to place for great pizza, grilled bronzino, calamari fritti -good Italian fare.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 1, 2017

Always good to dine with friends. Excellent selection of Italian qusisene

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quick Bite
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