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About Buca di Beppo - Houston - Speedway

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.

5192 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77005
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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:
Between West Park and Bissonnet

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 665-2822

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 public parking. Valet parking is available on the weekends.

Public Transit:
Metro Bus stop - West Park and Buffalo Speedway stop.

Executive Chef:
Homero Garcia

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, 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 - Houston - Speedway Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.3

service

4.1

ambience

4.0

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (8)
Fun (5)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
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Good for Birthdays (3)
Business Meals (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Good for a Date (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Cozy (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Casual (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Scenic View (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (San Antonio)·Dined 3 days ago

Nice place with a lot of history. Good selection of many different types of food. Great place for 2 or more folks to share selections

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Food was horrible and very dirty place . I would never go back

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Way too noisy, and the lasagna lacked flavor. The portion sizes were good, but that didn't make up for the lackluster lasagna.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Food was very good as usual. Our Waitress needed to lighten up and be friendly. She was coughing but being unfriendly and slow to refill drinks and even pay attention to us was not right.
This is a consistent place with very good food but much better if you join the website and get coupons. Otherwise it can be pricey for pasta.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Perfect for pre marathon dinner! Lovely festive ambience but could still hear each other. Dod was excellent. Especially bruschetta, shells, and house salad

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great meal

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We arrived at 930pm and were told there was a 45 min wait. I saw on open table they had an open reservation for 945 so I booked it. We were then seated in a closed section with no server. We waited for 15 mins while 2 staff members prepped the other tables in the section for the next day. We got the attention of a server to alert them that we had not even had our drink orders taken. The server who ended up being assigned to our table was polite enough but it was obvious we were not a priority and he repeatedly brought 9 plates for our party of 10. I guess we were being punished for using open table to avoid a 45 minute wait when there was no one else waiting and plenty of open tables.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Friendly wait staff.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Since it was Christmas day it was SUPER packed. Which meant a long wait, which I am ok with. What was not Ok was the guy that was greeting people as they walked in. I walked to the hostess stand and he just said "Yes" not "hello", not "how can I help you", just "yes" which is rude. No smile on his face either. I understand it was busy but that doesn't excuse a bad attitude.

Our Waitress was kind, and as attentive as she could be. The fettuccini alfredo was lacking but it was still an ok dinner, considering. I would return to the restaurant, but it would not be my first choice.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 25, 2017

The place was packed; it was Christmas day after all:). We arrived and were seated within 15 minutes. I felt a little bad for others who were waiting 45 minutes and didn't have a reservation. I heard at least 5 different people complained to the host about taking too long to be seated. The host was in a bad mood; but he wasn't nasty to customers complaining about time and the bartender. Our waiter, Ronnie, did an excellent job. He was in a good mood and very courteous with his share of tables. I'm glad I used open table!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Very crowded on Christmas day as expected. Food and service were good but
the calamari which is usually crisp and crunchy came to the table rubbery.
Bar drinks took a very long time to arrive. We overheard from another table, the
restaurant ran out of a certain beer. No excuse on a holiday. I would fire the bar manager.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Seasonal, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great food and service during Thanksgiving! Took my family here for the holiday dinner and we had a great time. There were 10 of us total. Perfect for large groups!

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great always good food

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Service was terrible, I️ paid a premium for sub quality experience. I️ couldn’t get a real napkin, just a paper napkin. I️ can seriously spend half of that and get a better experience at maggianos

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Food was over cooked, but we didn’t complain because the service was prompt.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Enjoyed eating lunch much more than large family style dishes. Each order what they want. Garlic bread was expensive for amount received. I felt garlic bread should be comp. At least first serving. Maybe charge for second or third servings.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Always a great meal and always great service! Recommend this place to everyone.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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 (Montreal)·Dined on August 20, 2017

I hope they fix their food, being such a old Italian restaurant they need to work on the their chefs.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Great food great service great atmosphere will be back again soon. Always a great experience and never leave hungry.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Didn't see our waiter often enough and the restaurant was freezing, on the plus side food was delicious and there was plenty on the menu to order for a gluten free dinner

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Not good, not good at all.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The food was excellent as always. The service was terrific. Buca is a perfect place to meet family or friends for a fun evening.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 31, 2017

Pleasantly surprised. Good food, ample quantity, good value for the money, fun décor. Waiter was a little slow, but friendly enough.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Good for Groups, Fun, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Good for special occasions but don't expect to save money there since everything is a la cart and served in larger portions.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Cozy
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 23, 2017

Amazing service and great venue. Highly recomended

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Authentic
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 21, 2017

I selected Buca di Beppo as a location for my family to meet and fellowship on a Sunday afternoon. It was absolutely fantastic. Buca di Beppo was graciously able to accommodate my family group, which grew from 10, then 20 and finally 32. Several days later, I am still receiving calls from family and friends sharing that it was a great time, great ambiance and great food. They are posting photos on Facebook and saying that they will be back. More importantly, they are sharing that the venue and food made our family gathering very special. The added bonus was Buca di Beppo providing a photographer for capturing the special occasion. Thank you, Buca di Beppo.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Tasting Menu, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Business Meals, Casual, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Vegan, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Romantic, Authentic, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 20, 2017

We always have a good time at buca but this time we sat in the small room to the side and it was pretty warm back there, other than that nice service and good food.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, People Watching, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

It was our first time here. We had a great time and the food was incredible'

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on May 9, 2017

Buca di Beppo is always very tasty Italian-American food, It is a great value. And wonderful for a casual meal. The service is very good.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Another great get together with friends - the food, the service, and the atmosphere was perfect.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Spicy, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on April 29, 2017

As always great family style dining with great friends. The food, atmosphere, and restaurant were great!

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on April 2, 2017

Just average. Host was new and floundered around the restaurant trying to find a table for our party of 8. It was a Sunday dinner and not crowded at all, but that appeared to be the problem. The restaurant was not fully staffed as it would be on a Friday or Saturday night, and the team seemed to have a difficult time of finding a suitable location to place our larger party as they did not have servers for the rooms that accommodated larger parties. Initially the host wanted to seat part of us at a booth and two of our party at a separate table. We scratched our head on that one. Service was inconsistent and we had to ask for water refills, however those drinking alcohol at the table did not have to ask for refills. Hmm. Food also did not come out of the kitchen evenly, and while half the table had their plates full, several others were left with empty plates while we waited for additional platters to be served. Definitely an off visit for us at Buca which we've been to many times over.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Houston)·Dined on March 13, 2017

Parents took me for birthday lunch. We ordered apple gorgonzola salad, mozzarella tomato basil appetizer, chicken Parmesan. I loved everything but the Alfredo fettuccine which has no taste of Parmesan at all. That was the only thing I think the restaurant needs to work on improving. Everything else was great. My parents were surprised they did nothing for the birthday girl like free dessert or sing song.

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 (Des Moines)·Dined on March 9, 2017

Expensive, bad food, and poor service.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on February 16, 2017

The service is fantastic, the food not as well. The veal was rather bland and pasta not al dente.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Scenic View
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Great place for a family dinner. Our 2 year old is always entertained with everything to look at. Great value and easy!

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Outstanding Value
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on January 22, 2017

Celebrating my wife's birthday.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 21, 2017

Another wonderful dinner for two, great food & great service!!!!!!

Tags: Seasonal, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Casual, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Business Meals, People Watching
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 19, 2017

It was my birthday and my first time to dine here . Next time in town we will be back

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 13, 2017

Great waitress .Great food as always .She had our qarlic bread axactly how we wanted it .Great date with my wife solos will be back more often.

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