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About Buca di Beppo - Southlake
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.
Southlake, TX 76092
Italian, American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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.
Free self parking in public lot.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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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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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 - Southlake Ratings and Reviews
Buca is a fun place, just be prepared for noise. We were seated next to a table of 15 (a family) and they could drown out the noise at DFW Airport. It's an Italian place, so I suppose I should expect "mobs", but this is not the place to propose or break up - unless you want assistance. That said, the staff is great, the food is great, service didn't suffer from being seated next to a huge group, and we never felt rushed - on a Saturday night. I love this place. Just beware, I'm not the only one.
It was my daughter’s 21st Birthday & we were there to celebrate. We were seated pretty quickly. However, after arriving, another party of 8 was also seated in the same small dining area. They were very rude blowing straw wrappers at us & laughing as if they were 12. They were also VERY loud!!! The dining area was very hot and we were sweating. & unable to eat our food. Our server seemed extremely overwhelmed, although she tried. Our order was taken but part of it was wrong when brought to the table. The white sangria tasted like a bottle of wine poured over ice... not pleasant at all. I told the waitress it was my daughters Birthday but she was not sang too, nor was a dessert brought to her. We have been to Buca many times & this was the worst. It is very expensive & we only go for special occasions. After tonight, we will not be going back. Very disappointed!!!!
We used to love this place but it has gotten so dirty, is outdated, twilight-zone service on New Year's Eve family dinner. At 4:15 pm they were obviously under-staffed and had sub par servers working, not to mention hostess non existent....had to literally walk in to kitchen to flag down someone since there were multiple families in lobby waiting to be greated/sat. From now on I am pretty sure we will be a take-out family since their food is great, but the place itself needs some TLC. Oh, and cheesy garlic bread is always our favorite in town, but this time came out so hard and tasteless. We didn't even let our server know since she could barely handle the few tables she had (we were party of 3). We just sucked it up and wasted $9. OH well.
The food is always great and the service is typically very good. Been here many times and it seems that we are always sitting next to a large group. Then it makes it difficult to have a conversation with your party without screaming and it takes away from the service at the table.
If you are going with a group it is an amazing place though. Always have had a good time even with the loud atmosphere.
We go to Buca’s because it’s easy & we aren’t terribly familiar with the area. I always make excuses for it, but no more. We had a 7:30 reservation & arrived at about 7:20. There was no one else in the lobby when we checked in but it quickly filled up with other diners who had reservations. It took us at least 20 minutes to be seated, due largely in part to the hostesses incompetence. Mass confusion is the best way to describe it. Without going into too much detail about our night...slow to be seated, slow to get drinks, slow to take our order, below average & over priced food. I’m not doing it anymore. I’ll find somewhere else to spend my money.
Our waitress was great, the service took too long... the restaurant was a zoo and too loud.. and then they tried to clAim we didn't honor our reservation... we were there.
It wasn't a good experience
This is my sons favorite restaurant so we have to come back
We were seated an hour after our reservation time. They were busy, but still what’s the point of having a reservation? The crazy thing is almost all of the section we sat in was empty when we were seated and barely anyone was leaving as we waited. They were either terribly fort staffed or just doing a poor job running the restaurant. Food was meh. We were seated an hour after our reservation time. They were busy, but still what’s the point of having a reservation? The crazy thing is almost all of the section we sat in was empty when we were seated and barely anyone was leaving as we waited. They were either terribly fort staffed or just doing a poor job running the restaurant. Food was meh.
Never going again, and very dissappointed. We got a Cesar salad, which was great, some meat balls, that were edible but were served in a bland canned sauce, and then we got a pasta. It was so bad, i asked for the check right away, because I didn’t know how to tell the waitress that the pasta was unedible and terrible. The noodles were gummy, the sauce was sour and watery, and the chicken was boiled and bland too. I really wanted to like it, but it was bad. Our server was sweet, but don’t eat here.
We decided to eat here for thanksgiving dinner. We were a party of seven and were initially sat at a table for six with and extra chair hanging into the path to the kitchen. After three people came back we were moved to another table that was adequate. Since the restaurant is family style we ordered apps and salad to start. The bruschetta was served with crostini that tasted more like croutons they were so overly toasted. Also the topping being set in th glass had the unfortunate result of a bland serving of chopped tomatoes with very little else. The fried mozzarella was good. Caesar salad was good and one large bowl fed all seven of us.
I ordered entree’s at the same time. Spaghetti with meatballs, fettuccini Alfredo, chicken parm, chicken limon, and eggplant parm. We waited about 20-25 minutes after we finished apps and salad to receive our entré. It was then brought and the chicken limon had been dropped. That took another ten minutes. Needless to say by the time our meal came most people had little interest in eating as our initial food settled.
Our waitress was good and kept glasses full and checked on us. It would have been nice if she acknowledged the wait for our main meal. We took most of it home.
I was also disappointed to hear they don’t have a military discount available.
Was extremely disappointed with the meal and overall experience. Had to send back the calamari because it was lukewarm, soft and gummy. It was replaced, but not much better. The fried cheese tasted burned. The main dishes (pasta) took a very long time to arrive. Once our main dishes (pasta) arrived, they were at best lukewarm. It appeared that they sat under a heat lamp for quite some time. Wrapped up the meal with the incorrect tab. We have dined here before and yesterday proved to be a very disappointing dining experience. Doubt we will return.
Took the family here for dinner. I haven’t been in about 2-3 years. My memory of this place clearly was different than reality. The food was extremely bland if not gross. We ordered a few different entrees and I can’t tell you that any of them were even “okay.” The meatballs were dry. Chicken Marsala tasted like you were eating a bag of sugar. Mashed potatoes were dry. Just overall all a crappy meal.
They gave our table away to a party of three that walked in after we had a reservation
Then they put us in the bar, we were the one table that was ignored.... everyone around us got great service
We were the last table to get our meals
And dessert took forever
We went for a birthday dinner on a week night. There were very few diners in the restaurant, but the wait time for our food was excessive. The waiter noted that they had several large to-go orders that were a challenge for the small kitchen staff, which led to the long wait time for those who were dining at the restaurant. No offer was made to make up for the wait time (i.e., a free appetizer or dessert). No birthday dessert to make the occasion special. Just order from the menu as usual. Costly for the type and quality of food served.
We have always enjoyed this restaurant and brought a group that expanded to 23. We had one waiter!! One! Three and a half hours later we finally paid and left. Food came one item at a time, even though we ordered the same items for each table. Our waiter couldn't keep up with drink refills, clean plates and the orders. We over-ordered (our server should have been more help with that at the beginning) and ended up taking home almost half of our entrees, and those were split into unmarked containers! What a disaster! People had to leave before the table was cleared and food packed up for take-away. You really messed up on this one, Buca di Beppo! Never put a party of 20 plus with only one waiter and no additional help.
We made an open table reservation for 10 people at Buca for convenience and knew it would be a place where our group would be easily accommodated. When we arrived, we were taken to our table right away. The restaurant was not crowded. Although we had a reservation for 10 people, were put in the corner at a table for 8 people with the other 2 spots "squeezed in". There was an additional set-up for 8 people right next to us (exact same size as ours; but not crammed in the corner) and we made a request to move or have one of those tables moved over so that we could spread out. Our request was denied because they said there was another party with a reservation for 8 people about to arrive. We worked our way through a cramped dinner with marginal service for 1.5 hours. That table setting for 8 next to us remained open for the entire dinner and was still open when we left. While I have normally had good experience with this Buca location and our family likes to go there ... this visit was probably our last time. The service was poor, some of our food was cold and the management clearly didn't care about addressing the cramped seating for our group.
Our server was not good. Did not know the wine selection enough to point out where Moscato was. Finished plates sat on table after multiple visits by the server. Photographer took a picture of my wife and I and a cleaner bottle was behind my head up on the top area of the seat. It was later joined by rags. We came here with friends for our anniversary and were sincerely let down. Buca di Beppo should be a great experience and this one was terrible. Very disappointed.
Good spot for spending time with friends or family. Decent variety of items to pick from and have all your regular italian menu items. Service was a bit slow, but they seemed pretty busy. The food this time was pretty good and I enjoyed the photos taken by the photographer.
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