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About Buca di Beppo - Allentown (Whitehall)

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.

714 Grape Street
Whitehall, PA 18052
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
MacGarther Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(610) 264-3389

Website:
http://www.bucadibeppo.com/

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.

Parking Details:
Free self parking in private lot.

Public Transit:
LANTA Metro bus stop at Lehigh Valley Mall.

Executive Chef:
Talon Tyeryar

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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.

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Private Dining

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.

Buca di Beppo - Allentown (Whitehall) Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

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4.5

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4.4

value

4.2

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Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (8)
Casual (7)
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Good for Anniversaries (4)
Kid-friendly (4)
Fun (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Business Meals (3)
Good for a Date (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Authentic (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Romantic (2)
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Bar Seating (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Cozy (1)
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vip
 (Poconos)·Dined 5 days ago

Waitress at bar was very attentive even though she was busy. Food was good.

Only complaint is that staff stands outside front door in uniform smoking cigarettes- that's gross!

Other than that we also loved a roasted lemon thyme chicken dish you used to have but discontinued - So now we stick mainly to salads .... don't care for the lemony chicken breasts that replaced it , kind of rubbery- I liked the great taste of roasted chicken.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Food is was great. Service was exceptional. Good wine, too.

Tags: Seasonal, Casual, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Made a reservation online, and was taken to our table with 10 minutes of checking in. This was our first visit, and the atmosphere was both fun and homey. Our server Nina took a drink order right away, returned with drinks - and then left us unattended for 45 minutes! We didn’t even place our order.

When we finally got her attention, she admitted she forgot about us. We finally ordered, and our appetizers arrived quickly. The bruschetta was very good, and is served in a neat glass. We also ordered cheeses garlic bread, but were served a pizza. Nina took the pizza from us (after it was on the table for a good 5-7 minutes) and then brought us the garlic bread (which was also very good).

Our entrees were delicious, but there was also a great deal of confusion over the bill. Dinner took over 3 hours. Thankfully, we weren’t in a hurry and took the opportunity to chat with friends. But there was little in a way of apology.

The food and atmosphere were excellent, but service was terrible (just about non-existent). We will try eating there again, hopefully with better results.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Buca Di Beppo is one of my favorite choices for family dinners out! We love the variety of plates and always have leftovers for lunches the next day!
Service is great and the staff for the most part are very friendly!

love this place!

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Great as usual. We did the create your own pasta. Glad to see there was the option to have the toppings on the side, since my husband and I like different things.

Tags: Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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 (Poconos)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Been here before so I knew that this was the right place for a large party. Food was very good and quite tasty. Appetizers exceeded expectation and our staple chicken parm was perfect. Great place to enjoy our New Years dinner. Family dinning at It's best!!!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Always excellent food and never disappoints! One of our favorite places to visit!

Tags: Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Overall very good - the waiter brought the wrong drink to the table after the second order and the Brussel sprouts were over cooked/ slightly burnt. Nothing too bad but that is why I did not rate with 5 stars.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great for family gatherings, food is consistant at every location. Good value once you figure out the family style portions!

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 (Poconos)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Good food with large family style portions. Pasta was not over cooked. Chicken was excellent. Servers was very professional, but they could use more help as it took awhile to get seated even with reservations. Overall a positive experience which will have us returning to try other dishes.

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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was delicious. The service was very poor. Spent over 20 minutes trying to get more water from our nonexistent waitress. So while the food was delicious, having nothing to accompany it beverage wise was disappointing. Not the best experience for our first time at this restaurant.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great! Lauren was awesome!!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Very accommodating for a business lunch. Excellent food with a broad choice of menu selections including lunch and dinner. Offered a private area for a business meeting.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Excellent service coupled with good food. Highly recommend

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Buca has awesome food, large portions! Every time we have been there we have been greeted warmly, and the waiter/waitresses have been attentive and excellent!

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Great as usual. My first visit in a wheelchair - and it was uneventful.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Cozy, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Was a very quiet night, but service was very good. Calamari could have been a bit more on the crisp side. Had the family dinner special and that was all very good. Just felt lost in a nearly empty restaurant at dinner time.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 4, 2017

We LOVE Buca. The pasta, sauce, bread are prepaird flawless. Homemade goodness. If you have had Italian any where else, give it a try, Buca beets them all.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 2, 2017

One of our favorite. Great food and love the atmosphere.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 14, 2017

This is the third time we've been to this location and we've had a great experience very time. The family style courses offer a good opportunity to try several items on the menu. Our last visit was on Mother's Day. I had made reservations through Open Table and forgot to change the number as I'm usually just making reservations for my wife and I. This time, both of our parents were joining and we found out as we arrived that we only had reservations for 2, not 6. Even on an extremely busy evening, the staff made accommodations and found a way to seat us after only a half hour. We were so appreciative of their efforts, even though it was my mistake, which had to be difficult on this particular day.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Food was delicious and plentiful, something for everyone, took some home. Great place to celebrate Mother's Day with family.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 7, 2017

We love going to Bucca when we are craving Italian food. We like the family style dining option because there is enough of each dish to share with leftovers to take home.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 22, 2017

We were able to get the kitchen table, a spot we love to have! Everything was delicious and just as we ordered it. Got to chat a bit with the chefs while they prepared everyone's meals.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Casual, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, People Watching
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on April 16, 2017

We had Easter dinner here. We made a reservation the day before and were seated immediately upon arrival. Menu was limited but good value. Service was slow but kitchen was busy so it was understandable.

Tags: Fun, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 19, 2017

Buca is always good. Service is always great. My granddaughter loves the meatball and spaghetti. My son had the eggplant parmigiana which he enjoyed. I had the salmon. It was prepared perfectly. We also shared the antipasto salad which was delicious.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 12, 2017

Amazing Italian food. Great service.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 24, 2017

Absolutely love Buca's! Always celebrate birthdays there! Thank you again for an outstanding evening!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Cozy, Kid-friendly, Casual, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 20, 2017

We had a great time. My son and granddaughter were visiting. My granddaughter has nut allergies and they were thorough in making sure she would not be exposed. She was not able to eat the bread because it was made off premises. The mixed salad was great. We added prociutto and gorganzola. Terrific! I had the salmon which was done perfectly. The manicotti and the rigatoni were very good. They've added a lunch menu which you can have small portions. This was perfect for us. We've been here before and they serve family style which always was too much; and its had to share when everyone wants something different. Service was friendly and attentive. I think everyone should try Buca again if you haven't been in a while.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 17, 2017

Amazing. Like always.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 27, 2017

I love the birthday deal they send to e-club members, $15 off your meal and a free birthday cake. They have some new things on he menu since I was there last and at always delicious. We had a large group sitting behind us, they came in after us and left before us and the difference in noise level was VERY noticeable. But that's what you get with family style dining in tight quarters. But overall I love Buca and will be back as usual.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 21, 2017

We manage to go a few times a year and are never disappointed. It has been a few months since our last visit. Yet, the server remembered us. The service was friendly and the food was spectacular.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 20, 2017

The service was very good. The food was OK, not exceptional; but not bad.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 16, 2017

Always good food. Service was good. Always a bit loud but ok since we had our 1 year old with us

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Our server was friendly, helpful, and attentive. My husband and I thought that the Apple Gorgonzola Salad was outstanding. We ordered the small, which was more than enough for 2 people, it may be enough for 4, if they are each just wanting a side salad. We brought the rest home, but it was not as good the next day. We also ordered the Veal Parmesan and a side of Fettuccine Alfredo. The veal was enough for 2 to have a big portion, or 3 or more smaller portions. My husband seemed to like it, but prefers a little more sauce. I tasted some, too and thought it was flavorful. The fettuccine was good and plenty for 2-3 people to have as a side. We enjoyed our evening out at Buca and would return. I wish we had one closer to us.

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 30, 2016

Always more food than you can eat. Great for large groups and perfect for our grandchildren. So much to look at. The salad is always good. Pastas and pizza were loved by all. The large meatball was also a big hit.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 27, 2016

Great food! Great service. Will be back!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 26, 2016

Service was poor, but likely because location was understaffed (day after Christmas). Spent over 2 hours in restaurant due to slow service - not good with 5 children in the party. Had to remind server of drink requests on multiple occasions; meatballs on child's plate were raw in the center - luckily a parent cut into them before the child ate any. Out of multiple items which caused us to alter menu selections. Since we were visiting family, we have no way to know if this was typical.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 23, 2016

Great food and service!!!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 24, 2016

Great experience!! We were out of town on Thanksgiving, and were very happy to have the option for our group to eat at Buca di Beppo. The food was EXCELLENT, the service was FANTASTIC, and the experience was just perfect!! We also ordered a Thanksgiving Feast to go, and were very satisfied with the to-go service and the food! Thanks, Buca di Beppo, for making our out of town Thanksgiving fun and tasty!!

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2016

My friend chose this restaurant to go to for his birthday. I had never been there. The experience is very different! Platters ordered are meant to be shared. The portions are big and the food is out of this world! The service was friendly and top notch! My family usually goes out for the New Year and I have already suggested this restaurant!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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