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Buca di Beppo - San Jose - Oakridge

3.1
522 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Good for Groups (7)
  • Casual (4)
  • Good for Birthdays (2)
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.
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
(408) 226-1444
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What 522 People Are Saying
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3.1
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3.3
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3.2
service
3.3
ambience
3.1
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53% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipMorganHillbille (San Francisco)
3.0
Dined 4 days ago

Had an Opentable reservation and arrived on time, but still had to wait 10 minutes even though there were several open tables. Waiter was not very attentive and once asked, “Is everything okay?” as he walked past us without even waiting for a reply as he continued to walk.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined 4 days ago

Service, a bit slow. Maybe cuz we were a larger group? Would like to see more gluten free items, like pasta especially, pizza? Or whole grain/wheat pasta.

Overall everything was decent. Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0
Dined 6 days ago

Full family dinner. Had to ask to get a server after sitting and not being even acknowledged for over 20 minutes I had to walk to the hostess as the manager was nowhere to be found and ask for a server. Another 15 minutes later we finally got a server. No manager ever came and apologized or anything. This is the 3rd time in a row this has happened and the restaurant wasn’t that busy this time.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0
Dined 6 days ago

Wow. The whole experience has gone down hill here. Terrible experience. Food was awful. What has happened to this place?!

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vipBuca (San Francisco)
3.0
Dined on January 6, 2018

Not an excellent place for service. We dined at 3:30 with 14 people, no one in the restaurant. Ordered appetizers first, received it after the salad was served. The kitchen was backed up, yet there was no one in the restaurant. If u are looking for reasonable service this is not the place to go.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

Everyone enjoyed the meal. The pepperoni pizza was amazing. The only downside was that the cuisine was on the oily side. It wasn't as busy as we expected. The service was a bit slow, but since it was so busy, it's understandable.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
1.0
Dined on December 30, 2017

Our meal came out to us over a span of 45 minutes! Absolutely ridiculous. No reason I get my pasta 45 minutes before my wife gets her chicken. Maybe for take out but not dine in

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0
Dined on December 26, 2017

We went there on christmas night and everything was solid.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0
Dined on December 26, 2017

We had reservations but we had to wait an extra 25 minutes before we were seated. What is the point of the reservation. This restaurant was very disorganized, all waiters, waitresses, managers running around as if they didn't know what they were doing. After we were finally seated, we then sat at a table with no silverware or set ups. We then waited another 25 minutes before we were approached for our order. The waitress that finally noticed us was not the waitperson who was assigned to our table. That person never bothered to ask us for our order. The waitress who finally came to our rescue was the one bright star . Even so, the food was horrible -- Veal marsala with wine reduction was awful!!! Sauce was nasty and tasted like syrup.
Veal was overcooked. They brought the appetizer with the dinner.... We couldn't get ice tea because their machine was broken.... They initially brought us someone else's veal parmigiana.
Overall the worst dinig experience we have ever had anywhere!!! Very disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner 
1.0
Dined on December 17, 2017

This was the worst service I have ever received. Made a reservation and got sat an hour after our reservation, the manager herself had to bus the table and after we had been put on the back burner we were sat at the bar table. It was my gfs birthday and she couldn’t have had a worse time. Please think twice before going here. Pruneyard Bucca is WAYYY better.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

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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Cross street
Santa Theresa Boulevard
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(408) 226-1444
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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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Parking details
There is onsite parking. We are located at the Oakridge Mall. Parking is more available on the north side mall & in the parking structures.
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Executive chef
Robert Noce
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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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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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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