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About Buca di Beppo - Claremont
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.
Claremont, CA 91711
Italian, American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Indian Hill Blvd
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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.
Free parking is available in the public lot shared with the Doubletree hotel.
Public Transit Bus - Foothill Blvd stop.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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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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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 - Claremont Ratings and Reviews
The service was bad from the minute we were seated. Took 20 minutes for server to a knowledge us. We ordered cocktails . After 15 minutes I walked to the bar were our drink order was waiting , grabbed a tray and delivered them to our table myself. We had 2 very young children with us and it took almost 2 hours to complete dinner. Won’t be coming back here again.
Very good calamari, seafood pasta, ziti, salad and cheesy bread. A bit expensive but massive amount of food. Service was excellent. Noise level was better than usual (maybe because it was Monday and not as crowded). We always make reservations so we never have to wait for more than 5 minutes.
where can I start? Kept waiting 15 min after reservation time with plenty of tables. See photo.
Many unbussed tables with disgusting leftover food left on them. The entire time of our visit.
food, cups and silverware on the floor.
Sat 10 min before anyone came for a drink order.
Birthday celebration identified in the reservation and server was told - they totally forgot about it. Were reminded - then they got the ice cream flavor wrong.
Bathrooms were atrocious. 'Stuff' floating in the urinals. Wife mentioned the women's restroom was not much better. There was stuff on the floor everywhere.
They served food - but did not bring us silverware to eat it with.
I've never thought Buca was a very good value, but its dirty and has poor service as well.
If you look closely at the photo you will see totally empty tables - with food on them - there is nothing pretty about a melted down huge ice cream Sunday 60 min after serving it. you will also see a lot of empty tables when they were telling people they had a 90 min wait. Plate and silverware on the floor.
Always have, always will enjoy visits to Nice, but lately the service has been poor...inattentive wait staff tarnished our lunch...the food however always saves the day...don't think I will be returning to this Buca again though, Pasadena it is from now on...Sorry Claremont.
Our waitress Ceci was great, however, a server was absolutely rude. Ceci suggested the chicken be cut in half for our large party. When it came out, it wasn’t cut. I asked him to cut it and he became upset. He was patronizing, arrogant, and ruined our special occasion. I reminded him the customer is always right. After all it was how I ordered it and he said it’s in company policy that the customer is not always right. We expressed our disgust with Ceci and she brought the manager over. Apparently the restaurant has received multiple complaints about him.
Buca is not a very good value any longer.
For Italian food I'd recommend you go down the road to Spaggi in Upland. Better quality food for the same price.
I had the ravioli in meat sauce. The sauce tasted like someone opened a can of stewed tomatoes into some half cooked hamburger and cooked it the rest of the way. No actual onion. No traces of pieces of garlic. No fresh basil or oregano.
I guess I got meat 'sauce.'
The place prob has not changed. But my perception of value has.
Made a reservation for 7:15pm. Upon arrival the hostess Emily tell us the kitchen is running behind. 45 min later now almost 8pm we finally get a table. Reservation, why bother seems like staff and management need to do a better job of setting expectations and gauging demand.
our experience was not the best. We never received bread. Asked twice. Still never received any. Than placed an order for parm. Garlic bread with our meal never received that either. Reminded our server three times still never came. Was my daughter's birthday asked for a piece or tiramisu for her when placing my reservation-never received that either. We won't be coming back to this restaurant. Definitely didn't get why we paid for. Very disappointed.
We ordered cheese breads and never received it when my husband asked the server he said he would go check and then never did. We asked a second time and then he said someone must have taken it by mistake at that point we were done with dinner and asked him to remove it from the bill-which he did. Our server was not around much. We were celebrating a birthday and he must have forgot because nobody sang etc.
The food was ok- however the chicken Marsala was dry and the spaghetti was not very hot.
We usually have great experiences here so this was surprising.
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