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About Buca di Beppo - Pasadena

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.

80 West Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91105
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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:
Delacey

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(626) 792-7272

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:
Valet service is available after 5pm. Free parking is also available in public structure on Delacey between Green and Colorado.

Public Transit:
Public transit bus at Colorado Blvd stop. Metro transit at Del Mar Station stop.

Executive Chef:
Ricardo Munoz

Additional:
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

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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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 - Pasadena Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

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4.0

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4.1

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Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Fun (7)
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Good for a Date (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
People Watching (2)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 14, 2016

Service was great. First time here and my wife and I loved it. Food was great and so was the service

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 6, 2016

Food was great. Large portions, we got the small plates! Lively cheerful atmosphere. We used 50% off fettuccine Alfredo coupon. Good deal! Food for tomorrow. We will be back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 1, 2016

Excellent Service, Pastas are all great, any type you order, portions are very large so their small can serve 2 people , and their large portion is enough for 4 people, so come hungry 😀; Parking in area is metered- sometimes hard to find a spot; can get busy because food is so good ; drinks/ wines also very good; desserts are great ; Old Italian restaurant atmosphere; reservations are preferred but not required- lunch time walk ins are fine- but dinner you should use open table for reservations. Especially great are their linguini, spaghetti, or fettuccini pastas. Very picturesque inside- old Italy photos & memorabilia; seating is tables or booths and noise level very good- quiet to normal; price is $$ to $$$

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on January 23, 2016

food was good, but nothing to write home about. portions are smaller from the last time we ate there.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 10, 2016

Our party arrived on time but we were not shown to our table until a half hour past our reservation time. We ordered an appetizer and it arrived at the same time as the main course. The bread was even worse. That wasn't placed on our table until we were almost done eating. Luckily the food tasted great!

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 8, 2016

A pretty neat restaurant but they only offer family-size items (for 2 and 4) on the menu.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 7, 2016

When I first entered the restaurant and as we walked through the kitchen to our table toward the back of the restaurant, I immediately noticed an off smell, like wet, moldy carpet. This bad smell pretty much ruined my appetite before we even sat down. The restaurant was pretty loud, large groups celebrating birthdays, etc. The food was nothing special in my opinion. We ordered the fried mozzarella, which was decent. The bread with alfredo sauce and cheese was very bland and had a sour taste. The unseasoned chicken breast in the spicy chicken pasta tasted almost like it was day old; I took one bite and was turned off by the almost gamey flayor. The stuffed shells were ok. We also had a salad with apples and nuts, which I didn't really care for since the nuts were covered in some strong spices. Sorry, but will not be returning here. There are just too many great food options in Pasadena and surrounding areas to not have a great meal.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2015

We booked a reservation for New Year's Eve where the restaurant specified they are open for NYE celebration! We got a dinner reservation for 15 and we all felt that the crew were not happy to see us.

Upon seated, the waiter said that the kitchen is closing and that we had to order roght away, if not we wont have any food for the night.

We didnt even get to pick a nice wine to celebrate with because we were rushing to pick our food.
We felt like we were not welcome at the restaurant.

If they are closing the kitchen early, they should not accept late reservations.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2015

We booked this restaurant for New Years Eve since we were seeing a movie close by and were happy to see they didn't boost their prices, and we could get an ideal time of 9:45 pm which was about a half hour after our movie ended. We ordered an antipasto salad and pancetta stuffed chicken plus baked rigatoni. It was all delicious and had lots of food to take home between the two couples.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 24, 2015

It was Xmas eve but you would think service would be a little better... Our order was wrong and we had to wait over an hour for food. Waitress was not accommodating at all. Worst experience ever

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 26, 2015

Great unique atmosphere and authentic Italian delicious food. The staff was very friendly and gave us a brief tour of the kitchen.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 13, 2015

I had not been to this restaurant in a few years and went back to try it. Most of the food was the worst I have had in a long time . The pasta was so bland and almost cold, salad over dressed, bread not good. The worst part is that the prices are not cheap . I plan to never go back

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 7, 2015

Restaurant is great for large group to share plates so that everyone gets to eat a little/a lot of everything. Portions are huge so be prepared because you will be taking something home. Our server is really nice and checked on us throughout the dinner.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 1, 2015

he food was great. but spilled my drink which made drop our food. the waiter passed by asked if we need help. we said yes and he never came back. didnt replace my drink or anything. so i was disapointed because we went to celabrate my birthday.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 26, 2015

I recently made a reservation for my family to get together for my parents anniversary. The greeter was polite and friendly and attentive and we were seated all together in a family setting. No one was left alone. The waiter was very polite and always on top of things. Their food is great of course but the excellent dinning service made this night even better. This isnt the first time either. Months prior i also attended in a smaller group setting without reaervation and their service was great for being quite busy as well. Highly reccomended!!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 26, 2015

As always, great food!! We asked the waiter if they would sing for a birthday celebration and they forgot.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 24, 2015

When we have to wait 45m to get seated after arriving for our reservation ... It ain't considered a reservation anymore!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 24, 2015

This was our second time here at buca in Pasadena. The first was nice, food was excellent and service also was good. This time around we were out all day at the museum and made reservations to have dinner here. By the time we got to the Resturaunt at 5:30 pm we were hungry , ready to eat and didn't want to wait for a table so we sat in the bar area. First off the AC was very cold and the vent was right on top of us. The food took a little time to get to us and this time it wasn't what I expected. The food seemed under cooked, the pasta was really tough and the sauce was a little thin. I only ate a little bit and we took the rest home. We got the bill, paid and left. I don't think I'll go back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 20, 2015

Buca di Beppo is PERFECT for any type of celebration. Or just a date. The food is delicious! And the portions are big, so come with an appetite!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 11, 2015

Great food
Great ambience for big groups or families with kids

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 18, 2015

The noise was insane! The food was bland and expensive!! Not happy! $150 for 3 people!!!!!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 17, 2015

Eric was a great server. Wonderful food. Check on spiciness Penna a la vodka was spicy

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 13, 2015

We had a visitor from out of the country and he enjoyed the ambiance and thought the food was good. I really like the calamari. It's one of the best in town.

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 12, 2015

i really recommend this place the food is great, they have great customer service.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 4, 2015

Food was delicious. Our waiter Marquis was very nice and attentive. Overall great experience. Room we were in was a bit loud and got warm at times. We sat at the bar prior to being seated. Friendly bartender, we ordered appetizers and drinks. Service was great.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 3, 2015

My daughter and I felt like pasta for lunch. We decided on Buca di Beppo and we were so happy we did! The portions are generous, the prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is great. There is so much to look at on the walls! We had the lunch special that came with soup and salad. We also ordered the cheese bread that was wonderful. We will definitely come back again to dine. This is a great spot for large groups.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 21, 2015

For a chain restaurant, I've come to expect reasonably competent service, but in this case, our waiter was very poorly trained. I didn't have flatware, we didn't get bread plates when the bread was brought to the table, our drink glasses weren't refilled, etc. We had to ask, i.e. give instructions, to our waiter to get us stuff that should have already been there. Poor service definitely distracted from the dining experience as I was thinking about all the things I needed and wasn't enjoying the dining experience.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 15, 2015

It's loud and crowded here. Not much special attention from the staff - every other table is having a birthday and you get the feeling that they just want to churn you through their hideous factory of too much food, wait staff forced to sing a goofy happy birthday song, and thank you and come again. It was really expensive for what at it was, and unless you are under 30, I recommend skipping BdB.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2015

From the walk through the kitchen to the crazy decor, this is an incredibly fun place to go out for dinner. The wait staff was extremely friendly and the food was excellent! DIshes are served family style - we had 3 small portions and easily fed 5 of us with plenty to take home. The garlic mozzarella was yummy and the cannoli at the end was great. They have all sorts of deals for birthdays and anniversaries, although we just came in exploring. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 6, 2015

Only complaint is that they charge $8 for bread which is free in Italy and most other restaurants here in the US... Nice location but no outdoor tables. Atmosphere is authentic with lots of history tidbits.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 30, 2015

Awesome service. . The food was a bit dry.. but overall the waiters and waitress were on there game..

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 25, 2015

I hosted a family reunion for 13 plus small children. They were very accommodating. I had to move the reservation up an hour due to traffic and it was not a problem. Very friendly service and the food was plenty full and delicious. Thank you all so much.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 24, 2015

The waiter only came by my table once when they dropped off the food, other than that he never returned. I had to flag a person in blue down so they can bring my check. I also ordered a refill and never received it. People do get thirsty and they didn't bother checking on us. I seen our waiter more than once walking around and talking to other waiters. Boys you are at work and there is customers with needs. Because of being so angry I did not leave a tip, I was beyond furious when leaving the restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 10, 2015

This restaurant is a great place for family or friends to get together. The ambiance is loud and noisy, but that just characterizes it as a place for big loud families. It's fun to eat family style here, and it's great to observe the decor that hangs on the walls. Bring a huge party! You just don't eat by yourself here.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 10, 2015

IT WAS OUT FIRST TIME AT THE RESTAURANT, EVERYONE WAS POLITE OUR SERVER MARQUES (HOPE I SPELLED THAT RIGHT) WAS VERY PATIENT AND HELPFUL. WE HAD A COUPON FOR 15% OFF, THE MANAGER CAME BY (HE HAD TO APPLY THE DISCOUNT) BUT HE WAS VERY NICE ABOUT IT. THE APPETIZERS WERE GOOD, THE BREAD WAS GOOD (ITS SERVED W/VINEGAR AND OIL- OFFERING BUTTER WOULD BE NICE TOO). I G AD THE CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD (WAS GOOD BUT THE DRESSING WAS A LITTLE BLAND) MY HUSBAND HAD THE SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS (LOVED, LOVED, LOVED) THE MEATBALLS. IM SURE WE'LL GO BACK BUT IT'LL BE FOR A SPECIAL OCCASION CAUSE ITS A LITTLE PRICEY EVEN THOUGH THE PORTIONS ARE BIG.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 22, 2015

Birthday dinner celebration for my wife wlth close and dear friends. We had done this before some 20 years ago and had as good a time then as last night. This is a place we have gone to for years when we were in town and never regretted it. Great for large gatherings, especially for large family dinners and work celebrations. Can't miss when looking for good food, moderate prices and great atmosphere. Moderately noisy. Great Italian food for any occasion.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 21, 2015

GREAT FOOD, GOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE, ITS BRING BACK MEMORIES FROM MY PAST MY ITALIAN GRANDMA AND HER GODD FOOD, WHEN WE GATHER ALL 12 KIDS PLUS ALL THE GRAND CHILDREN TO EAT HER GREAT FOOD AND HAVE A GREAT TIME.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 21, 2015

Fully accomodating for our party of 13, kid friendly with really bomb food and drinks.
Im a lifer i cant get enough of this place.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 21, 2015

Found a goldmine at Buca with its finest Italian cuisine!

We planned our order ahead of time so we can fully enjoy our first time experience dining at Buca de Beppo, celebrating first Father's Day celebration, and you nailed it!! Even bought the pictures for souvenir :-)

Best food, reasonable price, generous serving, and best service staff!! Good job!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 19, 2015

This is an old restaurant and maybe the building is too old but the place has an odor which is offputting. Also, the noise level is beyond bearable. We were 2 couples and we had to change tables a couple of times because of the noise level. I will not be going back to the this restaurant.

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