About Buca di Beppo - Seattle

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.

701 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
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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

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(206) 244-2288

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.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, 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.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

It’s not too early to book your Holiday Party! Ask the Group Sales Manager for details to reserve space for your holiday celebration today!
We’re open at 11am on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day! Reserve your table now!

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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.

Buca di Beppo - Seattle Ratings and Reviews

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3.7

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4.2

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3.8

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3.8

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Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 26, 2017

A lot of food and quick and friendly service. Our toddler was very comfortable.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Considering it was Homecoming for the local high schools it was packed so we did not get approached by a server for some time but once Raja started our service it was great. Tons of food, wine and laughter. Great time had by all.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Service was really good and the food was great. It was busy because of homecoming, but the waiter still provided us with everything we needed. Overall, it was a great experience.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Fun, family-style eating. If your group is large enough, get the Pope Room.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Neighborhood Gem, Afternoon Tea, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fun, Casual, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 24, 2017

I came here with my family for my birthday. We had made a reservation and got there right on time. It took a while for our orders to be taken, and even longer to receive our food. It took over an hour. I love Buca, but was surprised at the slow service.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Our waiter was great, name on receipt says Rafa but that might be an abbreviation! Lol. He was attentive, funny and helpful! Food was good, restaraunt is clean and ambiance good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Delicious food, pleasant company, excellent service.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Great food, fun environment, very lively birthday song celebration! Thanks for making this extra special for our daughter!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Buca di Beppo is always great. Our server, Thomas, provided excellent service to our party. I highly recommend a trip to Buca di Beppo.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Authentic, Romantic
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Good food, good service. Family style portions were a good size but still a bit pricey ... Over $30 for 3 pieces of chicken parm.

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 (Portland)·Dined on July 4, 2017

frustrated... used to have gluten free pasta... now very limited selections. also the family style portions really dictate what small groups can get especially if staying at a hotel and don't have access to a fridge.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual
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 (Richmond)·Dined on June 26, 2017

Food was really good. All items are to be shared and the for 2 is huge portion. We shared with different dishes including pizza. Very good lively dinner.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Service was good but long delivery time. Looks like the kitchen was behind on a Tuesday night.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on June 10, 2017

We were extremely upset that we were told the wait would be 40 minutes, but we ended up waiting 1 hr 25 minutes. We had our 20 month old with us so it was a stretch to keep her calm for such a long time.

We were finally seated and found that our server was stretched thin. We ordered the first chance we had as we were well prepared with what we wanted to eat in mind. We waited well over 40 minutes to finally receive our entrees!

Keep in mind, we watched a group get seated after we ordered our food and receive their food before us.

We were far from frustrated, but tried to enjoy our food and leave quickly after.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Our server was excellent!!! he has several big parties and he was on top of things! Helpful and very personable and we reflected it in his tip

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Casual, Fun, Comfort Food, Spicy, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 14, 2017

We absolutely loved our first experience! Our server was fun, passionate about the restaurant and the food. We sat upstairs and had a great view of Lake Union.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Scenic View
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Not what it used to be.
The new location lacks the charm of the old one. They'd lost our reservation despite having called just a few hours earlier to confirm. The food is now slightly better than passable overall, definitely a step down for them. And the overpriced garlic bread was ridiculously overcooked. I would have sent it back but my wife preferred not to.
It seemed that other tables were also struggling with food and service issues.
Sad to see a location slide downhill so obviously.

I'm not sure we'll be back. There are plenty of pseudo Italian places with better service and prices.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on April 8, 2017

I first went to this restaurant 15 years ago and had an excellent experience. But it has gone downhill rapidly. The server was extremely pushy and wouldn't accept my coupon or my prepaid US Visa (we are Canadians)

Never again

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 (Columbus)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Food was yummy, kid friendly, and we had a great time

Tags: Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Spicy, Fun, Outstanding Value
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 24, 2017

We booked here as my friend and I between us had six kids and thought it would be fun to eat downtown together and that Buca Di Beppo would be perfect.
Wrong.

We made a reservation a few days ahead to be sure we had it ahead of our 8 top 6:00 dinner time.

We walked in and were sat and ten minutes passed.
Our server came over eventually and we ordered drinks, appetizer, salad, kids meal and our meal.

Our drinks took 20 minutes.
Kids meals came out thankfully quickly.
Our meal never came - an hour after ordering!

Our kids (twins, triplets and a single) were done so we asked that ours be boxed.

The manager came by and was nice but only took of something off that we never got.

We won't be going back, they were unapologetic and not at all busy. Just not great at their jobs.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 19, 2017

This review could be summarized by Murphy's Law: Made reservations on a Sunday evening. Where did they decide to seat us? In the bar. We asked for a more cozy location like a booth and the next choice was a table dead center a crowd of families and their screaming children (no judgement on the families). We just gave up on this. Everything else was down hill from here...

Service was slow and inattentive. From the host to our server, it just seemed like they were bored and didn't care. Took a long time to get our drinks, even forgetting one. And when our food was just alright on top of all that it was just way underwhelming for something we were so excited about.

Between the atmosphere, the service, the food and the value. It's not what I remember. I don't know why I was so in love with this place when I was in school. But it's not something I care for now.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 12, 2017

Lunch was only warm. Be sure you get it hot

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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 3, 2017

the food overall is sub par and over priced. we used to LOVE going to this restaurant... This will probably be our last... 5 stuffed mushrooms for $18?!? our pizza was soggy... the calamari USED to be spectacular... our pasta tasted like boiled noodles in milk... and our bread was COLD! this was a very unfortunate night.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Once our drink and menu order was taken, took at least 30 minutes to get one drink!! and 1 hour fifteen minutes for our Dinner to arrive. The waiter never returned to take another drink order or follow up, never.. you're losing huge amounts of sales just from the bar due to length of delivery and follow up. That being said, the food we ordered was to die for, delicious!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Always consistent with food and service. Very kid friendly and casual. We love the eggplant!

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 28, 2017

First off, didn't realize before hand that entrees are Small or Large, either 2-3 or 4-6 people. Meals are also Al la carte so the Chicken Parmigiana was only the chicken and sauce, no noodles, no vegetables. Expensive too! I won't go into details on our 'first' visit ever and last except that we were brought out the wrong dish; it was so wrong that we actually did not eat it, just had our wine, appetizer and bread and left.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 21, 2017

Great food and great service. This restaurant is perfect for family dinners or getting together with friends. Not a place for romantic dinner though.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 15, 2017

The food tasted good at Buca, which is the good. The problem is that there were only 2 of us. This is a problem for a restaurant that is centered around groups. There are only 2 sizes so if you are a party of 1 or 2 then you will have way too much food.

The Negative - our server was completely inattentive. We finally gave up and went to the bar to get the drinks or whatever we needed. In addition, we ordered a bottle of wine. We verified with the server that it was the smaller bottle. She brought a very large bottle and we again asked if it was the smaller. She assured us that it was. When the check came she claimed that she made a mistake and gave us a large bottle and that the manager told her to tell us too bad and that we had to pay for it. I asked for the manager and had a 'discussion' about it. In the end we only paid for the smaller but why did their mistake cause so much heartache? The management is very immature and inexperienced.

Will we go back? maybe..................

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 11, 2017

Good time but wanted Upstairs and nothing mentioned when booking that upstairs was closed for special event. Downstairs is very cold because of big sliding glass windows .

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Manager was very rude and condescending with poor customer service... I dare to asked the manager how much longer ? after waiting 1 hour and 30min even with reservations... I understand he was stress but not excuse to be so rude and condescending to his customers when he talks to them.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 31, 2016

The food was delicious. The server's we had were also very friendly and attentive, even though it was very very busy. The food even came out pretty fast I was very surprised. It was excellent and I would definitely go back. The portions are very big too so it's nice for left overs.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 25, 2016

Once we cleared the reception area our dining experience was nice. Service was a bit slow but it was Christmas and the restaurant was packed. It seemed they didn't plan well because they ran out of salad and spaghetti. Our server was affable but the hostess was dismissive and curt. Luckily the manager on duty was professional and helpful. We will return.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on December 25, 2016

Christmas dinner! These guys were slammed as reservations were running late and the food service was running even later - not many places in this part of town were open, and there was a continual line out the door. That said, the staff was hustling to cope with the crush. Food was hot and delicious when it did arrive. Even under the strain, this location delivered. Naturally, if you've been to Buca before, you know to expect the Italian on steroids motif that is the hallmark of the brand - like a homesick Olive Garden pining for the old country. It's still fun!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 25, 2016

20 minutes late getting seated.main course came out before salad or appetizer

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 25, 2016

Always a good place to eat. Reservations are a must. On this occasion, the place was packed but the staff was few and far between, so service was very slow. After we ate, we couldn't find the server to pay the bill so we ended up rounding up the amount and leaving a tip that was much smaller than we would have left if we were able to get change. The music was way to loud for a comfortable conversation at the table.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 24, 2016

The atmosphere was fun and amazing . We had 2 tables which was better than a booth(really loved the seating) as we had our grandchildren, kids and others all together.Very good eating. lois krebs

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fun, Comfort Food
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 23, 2016

Disappointing experience, so much so that it motivated me to provide my first review. Holiday dinner with family before nearby seasonal performance. Uncrowded when we arrived, but seated in back corner and forgotten, had to remind staff for help. Eventual server was polite, but busy and distracted and spilled chocolate milk on our young son and his personal belongings. Unenthusiastic apology from server and no mention of help to remedy the situation from server or manager. Minimal attention provided to our table balance of meal and son's order was not completed, despite reminder to passing staff. Food was average at best. Disappointing experience for special Holiday night out with family. Would not recommend.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 22, 2016

Buca is a great family restaurant. We had a birthday dinner there and first off, you have to decide on your 'menu'...easy to talk, the waiter was ready with recommendations, knowledge of ingredients (for food allergies) and created an easy relaxed atmosphere. Thank you!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Fun, Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 20, 2016

We all found the restaurant very cold. The service started out well, but then it took ages for our food to arrive. The explanation was that they had run out of meatballs and had to make more. This was only explained to us when our meal was eventually served. I wish they had just brought all of our meal as soon as it was ready, and then brought over the meatballs once they were ready. We were all hungry, grumpy and cold by the time our food arrived.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 18, 2016

Overall experience was HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE, AND HORRIBLE! We were seated promptly but the rest of experience was completely downhill. Took 20 minutes to get water, another 20 to have our orders taken, 60 more minutes to get our main courses, and ANOTHER 60 minutes to get our bills. Even though our waitress, Katy, kept smiling, it couldn't make up for the food that was barely warm and not worth the price. Everything from the pathetic side salads to the main courses was beyond yuck with the lettuce being of poor quality to the sauces on the pasta watery. The salmon looked ok but tasted farmed raised. Even the breads were sub-standard. WILL NEVER EAT THERE AGAIN!

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