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Buca di Beppo - Pasadena

713 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
  • Comfort Food
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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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
(626) 792-7272
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Ricardo Munoz
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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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Cross street
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Parking details
Valet service is available after 5pm. Free parking is also available in public structure on Delacey between Green and Colorado.
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Public transit
Public transit bus at Colorado Blvd stop. Metro transit at Del Mar Station 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, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, 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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What 713 People Are Saying
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

The food here is always excellent and portions are truly family style. The only gripe I had was the dessert fee. I had a cake for my mother in law because it was her birthday and the hostess said they charge a $15 fee if we ate the cake in the restaurant. Excuse my ignorance but I have never heard of such a charge. However she did offer to keep it in the refrigerator for me. So we didn’t have the cake until we got home. For me it was just the principle.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Service was excellent, great, fun atmosphere and fun was HUGE portions and delicious.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Thank you Buca for making my brother's birthday a nice successful one. Our waiter was awesome. The food was delicious as always. Finally tried the Chicken Carbonara and I got to say it was very tasty. Love the awesomeness of your Pizza and Gorgonzola Salad. Thank you Buca once again.

vipsusang (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

The food was terrible. The staff is young, inexperienced and some are rude. And the place is so noisy you can't carry on a conversation

BruinJT (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

It was my birthday. Celebrated with friends. My only complaint was that our reservations were at 7 and we weren’t seated until 7:40.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Celebrating anniversary with my girlfriend. Portions were ginormous as usual and it was the servers 1st day. She was spectacular.
At the end we got a free scoop of ice cream with a candle for our anniversary

Alacam (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Buca is a great spot for a family-style dinner. The stuff shells were a big hit at our table. We simply could not get enough of them. We would also recommend the rigatoni. Yum Yum. The service was fast but not over the top.

vipPamelasue (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

I booked this restaurant because I have taken a large party here before. WE had a 630P reservation for 13. We checked in at 630P with all 13 people present and waited 45 minutes in an overly crowded lobby for our table. Their excuse is that "our table" had people there for over two hours! Unacceptable as far as I am concerned. And they told everyone the same story. They need to do a better job of table management if they are going to welcome groups.

Jen17 (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

I really enjoyed my meal here, I like that I can take my kids. My family felt very welcomed and the food was great! Thank you Buca for making my son's birthday memorable and delicious.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

It’s was good the ambiance and how we were able to bring the cake we decorated at Duff’s cake mix around the corner. The pizza is the best there!

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

Little disappointed that they will not allow to use two coupons at same time. I had a $20 off and an anniversary desert freebie. but if I can not use it together, whats the point.
Personally, I like my sauce to be on the richer thicker paste. but here I always feel that its water down too much.
Service is nice average.

vipPasadenaBunch (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Despite the reservation there was no table available until 35 minutes after our time, and only a "we're waiting for your table to be ready" as the oft-repeated explanation. At the same time, and despite a predictably HUGE crowd waiting for a table, no less than 5 tables that could have accommodated us and other mid-sized parties went uncleared for at least 10 minutes. The entire under-sized staff was sullen -- probably understandable given the staffing fail but still not OK.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

Over all it was not a very good experience. We arrived and we checked in on time, but the hostess was not a very good one. We waited 1 hr after we checked in to sit. She kept checking other parties first that arrived after us. With a baby and 2 yo I was not expecting that big of a delay. We ended up sitting but by that time my little one was tired and was not able to eat the gmfood I got her. Very disappointed. They need to get better hostesses.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Needed a place to eat X-Mas day on the road. One of the only non-Asian venues open. The place was slammed but we still were served reasonably close to res time and we found bar seating immediately. All around ok choice.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Good overall