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Buca di Beppo - Houston - Speedway

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785 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Authentic
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.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
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
(713) 665-2822
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Homero Garcia
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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.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between West Park and Bissonnet
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Parking details
Free public parking. Valet parking is available on the weekends.
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Public transit
Metro Bus stop - West Park and Buffalo Speedway stop.
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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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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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.

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 785 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Always love Buca... fun fun fun... love the walking tour on way to table. love all the pics, B&W, celebrities, statues, POPE ROOM... great for groups esp.. OK for couple date. I want to sit in the kitchen next time.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

It was my husbands birthday and we had a good time especially with a large party.

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2.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Worst experience yet. I completely dislike some of the recent changes made to food. The new bread they serve is awful. We loved the old soft thin sliced Italian bread served with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. We asked got balsamic vinegar and someone brought us a bottle and told us we couldn't keep it at the table because it was the ONLY bottle for the ENTIRE restaurant. That's just ridiculous!! The rest of the food was sub par. Seems like prices have gone up while portions have gotten smaller. We used to love this place, we have a family of 8 and used to celebrate almost every birthday here for everyone in our family, and anniversary, and of course, the occasional "don't feel like cooking, let's go to Buca"... but this is definitely the last visit. It was sad, but I guess good things don't last forever. It's to bad they tried to reinvent the wheel, completely unnecessary and totally messed up the experience that we used to go for, not to mention the terrible service from the wait staff and the hostess staff.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Always consistent food - very good food. We dine at Buca once or twice a month on average.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Calamari, salad and pizza were excellent.
The chicken parm was tough.
Alfredo was dry and could have used more sauce.
Service was very good.

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4.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Great food at an unbelievable pricr

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4.0Dined on February 28, 2018

I use to love coming here but I was not impressed the last time I was here. Everything was good but not excellent. They are always crowded, so it is great I was able to make a reservation using the open table app. However, it is a little strange that when I walked into the place and asked to be seated they said it would be a 30 minute wait. I went to the bar to wait and someone told me to use the open table app to make a reservation and got a table right away. I will remember to use the app from now on. The only problem I have is that they don't offer more individual dishes. Most dishes are offered as Small which feeds 2-3 and Large which feeds 5-6 people. I don't bring home leftovers so it is a waste of money if the other guest I am with does not want any and I am not able to eat it all. They do have coupons available that they email you which makes their prices reasonable and that is why I was there.

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Brandon was our server & bartender. He was alone in the area & quite busy, so a nice gentleman(manager maybe?) helped out & took our order & delivered the food. Brandon was able to visit our table later & bring dessert. All said, a very nice lunch

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Food was very good. Service not so much. Brandi our server was sour from the beginning and couldn't have smiled of she had to. Really acted like she didn't want to be there. Service was perfunctory and nothing more. A little disappointing.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

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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1.0Dined on February 3, 2018

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

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2.0Dined on February 3, 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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3.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined 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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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Great meal

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2.0Dined 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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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

Friendly wait staff.

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3.0Dined on December 25, 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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5.0Dined 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!

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3.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined 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!

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5.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Great always good food

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1.0Dined 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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3.0Dined on October 12, 2017

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

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5.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined on September 26, 2017

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

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2.0Dined 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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5.0Dined on August 8, 2017

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

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5.0Dined 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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1.0Dined on July 27, 2017

Not good, not good at all.

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4.0Dined 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.

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4.0Dined 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.

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4.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined on May 23, 2017

Amazing service and great venue. Highly recomended

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5.0Dined 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.

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3.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2017

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

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4.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2017

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

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2017

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

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