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Buca di Beppo - Redondo Beach

3.8
490 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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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: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(310) 540-3246
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Hugo Gutierrez
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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
Palos Verdes Blvd
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Parking details
Valet parking is $2.50. Limited street parking available.
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Public transit
Metro bus line - Palos Verdes Blvd stop.
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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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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, 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 490 People Are Saying
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3.8  based on recent ratings
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3.3
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3.5
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3.4
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69% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Chopped Antipasto Salad was the best ever ! Other favorites are Fried Calamari Appetizer and Chicken Marsala ! Sign up for their eClub to get special offers and incentives.

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Very receptive and caring staff

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viphere24 (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

We were seated in semi-outdoor area that was very cold. Asked if heater could be turned on and was told, “No one else is asking for it.” We were reseated after a short wait and I noticed the heaters in the area we vacated we then all on.

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

New menu items, higher prices, food was good...

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vipRobert (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Slow, ok plan dishes. Will not go back.

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Caroldelg (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Even though we had reservations we still had to wait for our special table. The noise level was very noisy with a lot of celebrations.

We've had better food at Buca and some of the items lacked flavor.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Took an hour and half to get food and it came out staggered. One dish, 15 minutes, another. Finally left. Thankfully they didn't charge us.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

They were behind on there reservations and could not seat us for an hour. We left.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Food was uncooked and horrible every dish. We waited too long for cold undercooked food.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

I enjoy the Family size servings and lively atmosphere. Only complaint is that this restaurant is very very loud. It's okay if your are expecting it but if your not it could really make an uncomfortable meal for some people.

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EvieSalinas12 (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Great food. Excellent service. Always feel welcome by the staff.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 21, 2017

We always love Buca!!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Slowest dining ever. 30+ min between order and drinks and appetizers. Another 60 minutes until entrees. Never again.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
1.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

We hoped to have an amazing Thanksgiving dinner, but that did not happen. It started with our cheese bread appetizer showing up after our first entree. Then, our order came out wrong, and then our waiter disappeared. We had to call over the manager after 20 minutes to take it back. Then it was another 20 minutes and we had finished our meal when we had to grab someone else’s waiter to get our check and cancel the order they screwed up but never brought back. Worst service ever. Ruined our Thanksgiving dinner.

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vipZenman (Tahoe)
2.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

This comes off like a chain restaurant and is very, very noisy. The food is much like Olive Garden but much more expensive. There were constant explosions of some version of "Happy Birthday," (there must have been at least 6 birthdays while we were there on a Sunday evening) with all the wait staff singing and clapping. This is not fine Italian dining.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on October 19, 2017

Reasonably priced family style dining. We had the chicken and sausage ziti and the chopped antipasti salad . The small size was perfect for three people. The three of us couldn't even finish our shared piece of tiramisu ! It was enormous and delicious.

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vipJC12 (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 29, 2017

This place has awesome food with very large portions of it! It is great for family or group gatherings. So... much food!:)

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chica (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on September 24, 2017

They ran out of meatballs at 6:30pm on a Sunday.

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Cropandcrop (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 15, 2017

Everything was good except the dish that we ordered had one third of the mussels close so we couldn't eat them. They should not have served unopened mussels. One or two maybe Ok but there must have been about ten.

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vipLaFoodLover (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on September 15, 2017

The service on this visit was lousy, but it is usually ok. Food is solid...large portions served family style.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on September 10, 2017

Especially love this place for their Take Out service: They are so thoughtful to pack cold foods completely separate from hot food, to make sure everything is well sealed and leak-proof, and have it all ready to carry out when promised.

They give generous portions, add separate container for extra sauce if you request that ( at no charge ) and make everything look pretty as a picture ! They even add a bag of fresh, warm from the oven Italian Bread so you might as well forget that dieting you planned for today !

Some of our favorite menu choices have been:

Chicken Marsala: Tender Chicken Breast with thick sliced Mushrooms in a sweet wine reduction sauce reminiscent of teriyaki sauce - really addictive flavor here !

Italian Meatballs in Marinara Sauce: Tender and flavorful, half-pounders in a naturally sweet fresh tomato sauce which I'm guessing is made with onions, garlic and basil. A side order of 3 of these big boys is $16.99. Slice into thick slabs and place on their fresh Italian Bread for instant Meatball Sandwich enjoyment.

Italian Chopped Antipasto Salad: I like to get the Hot Peppers on the side. A beautiful bounty of Italian Genoa Style Salami, Sharp Cheese, Black and Green Olives, Radicchio, Tomatoes, a touch of Red Onion, and very fresh and crisp Iceberg Lettuce served with a distinctive Vinaigrette Dressing ( If you are carrying out, get the dressing on the side and things will stay fresh and crisp. )

Fried Calamari: Light and Crisp, good with just a dash of salt, sprinkled with Parmesan Cheese, or with either their regular or Spicy Marinara Sauce. Try both sauces or combine them for medium spiciness.

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OpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
4.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

Excellent food! Very slow service. We waited 25 minutes before we received bread or our drink order (which was one glass of sangria). And they serve family-style, which is great, but which also means that I was out of luck for a small side salad to accompany my main dish.

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vipNotjustanotherFoodie (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on July 30, 2017

This was not our first time -- we used to go at least twice a month -- couldn't remember why we stopped going so we went Sunday night. Made a reservation and requested the bar area, since we were just a party of 2. Didn't take long to remember why we stopped going so often -- loud and salty.

We know it is a family restaurant and expect noise but, parents not controlling their screaming 4, 6 & 7 year olds was completely unbelievable. The 4 year old's piercing scream and stomping on her seat literally shook my booth seat 2 behind her. The salad was overly salty -- and it used to be a favorite. 1 small salad no beverages, loss of hearing and slow to bring our plates and water, made for an unpleasant dinner experience all for $25 + tip...it will be a while before we return, if we return. Do they really need to seat kids in the bar?

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GoodExperience (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on July 28, 2017

Nice servers. Tons of food. Although the price is a bit high, there is a lot of it. I am still eating it at home. Reheats very well!

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LeslieYoung (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on June 17, 2017

This is great for large families like ours. Kid-friendly!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on June 11, 2017

It was good food but it wasn't amazing! Little bit pricey

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on May 29, 2017

Service was excellent! Cindy was our waitress and she was very attentive, and paid special attention to each person in our party. We will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on May 20, 2017

With a large party, service can be slow getting started. But once past that, it gets better.

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Family1st (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Went to the restaurant for Mother's day with the family. Great service, the Pear Lemon-Aid was awesome, I had never had Pear lemon-aid. I didn't like that in-order to park close you have to go with valet but free parking was not to far off. Overall it was a great experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

The place was super squished and the service sucked
Also it was way over priced

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