Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks

4.3
489 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
If you are looking for an Italian Restaurant in Thousand, CA then come to Buca. Our Italian Restaurant serves Authentic Family Style Italian Food. Head to your Thousand Oaks, CA Buca whenever you have a craving for family style portions of authentic Italian food! Located in Janss Marketplace at the intersection of Ventura Freeway (Highway 101) and West Wilbur Road, Buca is everyone’s favorite Italian restaurant for lunch and dinner.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 489 people are saying
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GaryB
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience4

We made reservations on a Sunday night it was a little crowded and noisy but the big party left after we sat down. We ordered appetizers and two pizzas usually the pizza is very good but the pepperoni pizza was way to greasy and the cheese pizza was okay. The service was good. We definitely would go back.

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Responded on September 8, 2021

Hi Gary. We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us!

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MelonyT
Palm Springs
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

It was really nice.

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Responded on September 7, 2021

We are happy to hear how much you enjoy dining with us at Buca di Beppo! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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vipTravelMafia
Los Angeles
26 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

The food and atmosphere was great! The host, server and even cooks were all friendly which was cool. We just couldn’t get our waiter to check on us and had to wave him down every time we needed something. Other than that everything was good.

Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks
Responded on July 26, 2021

Thanks for that glowing review. We are happy to hear you had a great time with our famiglia. Come back to see us again soon!

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DavidF
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience1

The energy of the place, our server and the reduced menu options (i.e. no more bottle options of house Chianti) were a major disappointment on this visit that contrast with our many and prior visits. The server had to be reminded 4 times of my wife's order of sangria - the server told me there were only 6 or 9 ounce glass options for house Chianti but then I pointed out the still had a 1 litter bottle option on the menu albeit for $49 and she did bring it to the table - unopened and walked away before we tried to pour it so then we waited another 3-5 minutes for her to come around to solve that issue which she took the bottle away with her and came back a few minutes later with it opened - still no 6 ounce glass of sangria for my wife until the runner brought the pizza and we told him which her then had her came back to ask what did we need which when we said for the 4th time she was missing her sangria which was the very first item we ordered with 4 glasses of water.
The general energy and feel of the place was off and maybe its Covid hangover but I don't expect this location to remain open much longer.

Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks
Responded on June 29, 2021

We're sorry to hear about your dining experience on your recent visit. Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us. We'll be sure to share your review and feedback with our management team to address your concerns and improve our guest experience.

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Kinnies
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The service was great, the food was good, but now that they eliminated the individual size portions it is insane to spend $70 on two pastas when there are 2 people eating who do not want the same item. Had we known they stopped the smaller size entrees, we would have gone elsewhere. With 2 sodas and nothing else, the bill was over $82 before the tip. We will not go back when it's just the two of us.

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Responded on June 14, 2021

We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share this experience with our team in an effort to improve future guest experiences.

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vipChris
Los Angeles
44 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Consistent Italian food with good selections

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Responded on July 26, 2021

Thank you! We look forward to welcoming you back to Buca di Beppo soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Birthday dinner!

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Responded on June 11, 2021

Thank you for choosing Buca di Beppo to celebrate your special occasion! We appreciate you sharing your experience with us and hope you visit us again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Mother’s Day.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service

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Responded on June 9, 2021

Thank you! We look forward to welcoming you back to Buca di Beppo soon!

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vipRaquelA
Las Vegas
10 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Delicious food.

Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks
Responded on October 15, 2020

Thank you! We hope to see you at your nearest Buca di Beppo soon!

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vipBobcat
Los Angeles
107 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food was great. Our server Antonio was great. We’ll be back again.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall2food4service3ambience2

Fine. Just hard with social distancing issues. Not their fault

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Responded on July 8, 2020

We apologize if you had an unsatisfactory experience and value your feedback. We will be sure to share this experience with our staff in an effort to improve future guest experiences. Thank you for reaching out!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The stuffed shells and meatballs were delicious. It was a nice meal to welcome the next phase of our new “normal”.

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Responded on June 10, 2020

We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed your meal with us! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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vipalohapammy
Hawaii
13 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

James was the most amazing attentive fabulous server. Was considerate of our time together as a family and was so educational about our new regulations on cocos 19. Can’t rave enough about his service. Food was fantastic.

Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks
Responded on June 7, 2020

We appreciate you sharing such complimentary feedback about James. We look forward to serving you again and providing you with an unforgettable Buca di Beppo experience!

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EileenT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was exceptional! He was slammed all at once with about 6 huge parties and he managed it all with grace, ease, and confidence. Plus, they made my daughters birthday celebration a lot of fun. Thank you so much!

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Responded on March 11, 2020

Thank you for that glowing review. We are happy to hear you had a blast with our famiglia! Come back to see us again soon!

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vipkathy
San Diego
53 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

The price of the house Chianti was outrageous. I will not return.

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Responded on February 18, 2020

We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us.

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vipJohn
Los Angeles
21 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waiter was really nice. We had two teenage boys that loved the food!!!

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Responded on February 10, 2020

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you at your nearest Buca di Beppo soon!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Service never once checked on us once food was delivered

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Responded on January 20, 2020

We are sorry to hear you had an unsatisfactory experience and value your feedback. We will be sure to share this experience with our staff in an effort to improve future guest experiences.

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Bill
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Way overpriced $325 for four people and two babies

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Responded on January 20, 2020

We apologize your meal did not meet your expectations. Our guests' feedback is highly valuable to us and will be shared with our management team in an effort to improve future guest experiences. Thank you for reaching out to us.

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est1981
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Christmas dinner

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Responded on December 30, 2019

Thank you for choosing Buca di Beppo. We appreciate you for taking the time to review our restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Christmas Eve dinner

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Responded on December 30, 2019

Thank you! We look forward to welcoming you back to Buca di Beppo soon!

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Dinnerdate
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food as always combined with exceptional service, and a great value every time I’ve come in.

Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks
Responded on December 20, 2019

Thank you for the great review! We strive to provide great food and world class service, so we're happy to see that reflected on your visit! We hope to see you again soon!

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vipBond007
Los Angeles
152 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Have dined here multiple times. Fun restaurant with decent food. In my opinion, overpriced for the quality of food one gets. Decent causal restaurant.

Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks
Responded on December 15, 2019

We are sorry to hear you had an unsatisfactory experience and value your feedback. We will be sure to share this experience with our staff in an effort to improve future guest experiences.

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RebekahK
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Not a review but we ordered the fudge ice cream family size sundae and were disappointed. We had ordered this many times before but this time the chocolate sauce was minimal, no caramel sauce and the brownies were hard.

Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks
Responded on December 15, 2019

We appreciate you taking the time to write to us and are sorry to hear you did not fully enjoy your recent visit. Please know that your feedback will be shared with our management team in an effort to improve future guest experiences. Thank you for reaching out to us.

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vipPierpaoloC
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Ricette non italiane, personale scortese e rapporto qualità prezzo pietoso.

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Responded on December 10, 2019

We appreciate you for taking the time to write this review as our customer's feedback is very important to us. We will be sure to share your thoughts with our team and thank you for reaching out to us.

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vipGoodChoice
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience1

I had made reservation for Thanksgiving dinner at Buca di Beppo two weeks in advance for 6:30 pm. On Thanksgiving day, my family and I arrived for dinner to find that the restaurant had overbooked and understaffed the restaurant. We were able to get a table at approximately 6:50 pm, but weren't greeted by our waiter for another 10 minutes. When our waiter arrived he was polite and nice, but informed us that they had run out of turkey, along with mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and green beans. How is this possible on Thanksgiving Day!! At 5:30 pm!! Our waiter also informed us that this happened to the restaurant last year as well. By this time it was well after 7 pm, so we tried to make the best of a very bad situation, which the restaurant was clearly at fault for. Again, how do you run out of Turkey at 5:30 pm, two years in a row?? We had brought a bottle of wine and asked the waiter to open it, with the customary $15 corking fee. The waiter left and didn't return for another 15-20 mins and didn't bring a cork screw with him. When we ask for him to open the bottle of wine, he stated that he has only worked at the restaurant four days and was trying to get a handle on this busy restaurant. He eventually opened our bottle of wine and we ordered our pasta dishes on "Thanksgiving." Our food didn't arrive until after 8 pm. This was the worst experience I have ever had at Buca di Beppo. The salmon we ordered was overcooked and dry. The service was horrible, although the waiter was nice and polite, even though he was clearly overwhelmed with the amount of people he was serving and the fact that they didn't have a "Turkey Dinner" even though I had made reservations. Beware Buca di Beppo is a terrible restaurant to dine at on any holiday, even if you have made reservations weeks in advance. I don't plan to eat here anytime in the near future. Again, how do you run out of turkey on Thanksgiving Day at 5:30 pm????!!!! I give Buca di Beppo a D-.

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vipTimP
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience2

The restaurant was relatively empty and there were tables left with dirty dishes and napkins on the floor.
Haven't been there in a long time, but it has gone downhill.

Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks
Responded on November 25, 2019

We are sorry to hear you had an unsatisfactory experience and value your feedback. We will be sure to share this experience with our staff in an effort to improve future guest experiences.

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vipPalmSpringsDiner
Palm Springs
500 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Once upon a time... this was a good restaurant. These days, however, it's bland and uninteresting. I had the meatball sandwich, and the meatballs (and sauce) seemed to be good, but the bread was lackluster, at best. Quality and portions have gone down; prices have gone up. Sigh. Isn't that often what happens, in my opinion, when the focus is on profit (only)?

Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks
Responded on October 6, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write this review as our customer’s feedback is very important to us. We apologize your experience was not up to our usual standards. We will undoubtedly contact management and make them aware of the situation to ensure it does not reoccur in the future. Thank you again for reaching out to us.

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vipBobcat
Los Angeles
107 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was great. Food was delicious as always.

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Responded on September 30, 2019

We are happy to hear how much you enjoy dining with us at Buca di Beppo! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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vipKWDiner
Central Coast
54 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Got to sit in the kitchen table where you're literally in the kitchen. Awesome experience. The food was abundant and great as usual. Even the dessert was huge. Great family time!

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Responded on September 4, 2019

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you at your nearest Buca di Beppo soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every dish is amazing!!!!!

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Responded on September 4, 2019

We are happy to hear how much you enjoy dining with us at Buca di Beppo! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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vipKyle
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Overall good experience. Had a reservation for 8 people and arrived early. The staff was playing catch-up and we were sat 15 minutes after our reservation time. Tables around us needed cleaned and remained dirty throughout our entire stay. Server was friendly and working hard; seemed pulled in multiple directions.

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Responded on August 5, 2019

Thank you, Kyle, for taking the time to share your feedback. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Central Coast
9 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience5

Unfortunately this will be our last time visiting after going here for many years to various locations.
We gave it one last chance but not only has the menu once again changed but the quality of the food has gone downhill and there’s just too much competition for good Italian food -they no longer have small sides of pasta you can order & we asked for the pizza very well cooked and it was barely done. Not worth trying again. Atmosphere is terrible with screaming kids -more like a Chuck E. Cheese now.

Buca di Beppo - Thousand Oaks
Responded on August 5, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write this review as our customer’s feedback is very important to us. We apologize your experience was not up to our usual standards. We will undoubtedly contact management and make them aware of the situation to ensure it does not reoccur in the future.

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vipBobcat
Los Angeles
107 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our food was delicious & our server was polite with great service.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday and graduation

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vipBrianC
Central Coast
18 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We love coming to Buca as we enjoy the family meal atmosphere. Food is always good. This trip came with very slow service early on a not so busy day. I am not sure why but not bad enough that it was a big deal and the server finished strong.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great Mother’s Day dinner, great food and great service!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience2

Expected busy rush for Mother’s Day. Unfortunately, food was Cold.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Everyone was nice and pleasant. Food came out In good time and our server was awesome. Even the photographer came around and she was super nice.

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vipGoodChoice
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Buca di Beppo raised the prices of their meals substantially. It still is a great value, but not as good as it use to be.

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