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19075 Interstate 45 S, The Woodlands, Shenandoah, TX 77385-8704 (Research Forest Drive)
+1 936-321-6262
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go hungry ! So this place is more suited for groups portions are made for 2-3 for the small and 4-5 for large so keep that in mind when looking at pricing. Quality is great fresh and full of flavor. Meatball are the size of softballs. Staff was nice restaurant clean

Thank scubachef88
Level Contributor
27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the family style meals! We get fried mozerella almost every visit. The kids loved the spaghetti and meatballs. Don't forget a colossal brownie sundae for dessert!

Thank kjhicks1
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked Trip Advisor for how good Buca was for Thanksgiving & sounded like they did a fine job. NOT! Never had such dried out turkey! Green beans way far under cooked. Marina sauce on pasta was nothing more than a can of diced tomatoes. Marsala chicken was made with vinegar not wine. Saltimbocca as dried out as turkey. Oh heavens,... More 

Thank Sandy C
Artesia, New Mexico
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165 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family gathering for Thanksgiving rather than cook at home this year. Waiter Lucas was excellent, very attentive. We ordered traditional Holiday Faire. It was great, some fantastic sausage stuffing. Portion sizes were spot on with exception of desert. We also ordered a platter of Chicken Saltimbocca which was above average. I was disappointed that the holiday meal was not served... More 

Thank NMandBeyond
Houston, Texas
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for 10 online for my sons 21st bday celebration. Our party arrived at noon and we were seated promptly. The resturant was very cold. We had to ask them to warm the resturant up as the grandparents were freezing. We ordered the bruschetta for an appetizer and it was fine. The tomates seemed like they were from... More 

Thank labiblioteca
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The food is authentic Italian food cooked to perfection with hard to find dishes in the metropolis Houston area. It brings to mind "old school" where you pass by the kitchen area (at a distance), before being seated. The desserts are fabulous...Great ambiance, great restaurant!

Thank robert f
Spring, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Picked up lasagna and salad for five. Also dessert, took the food about 50 miles from restaurant. The staff was very friendly and gave us place settings and extra bread. The lasagna was ok, salad amazing and the desserts Devine.

Thank teemcnearney
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Ciao! I am so happy to hear you had a great time at Buca di Beppo! We pride ourselves in delivering great service, food, and overall fun dining atmosphere. Thank you for your positive review and we hope to see you again soon! More 

The Woodlands, Texas
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Good Italian food served large bowls to pass around family style. Eat in the Pope room or one of the many theme rooms. Fun for all

Thank James A
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

The Pope Room is a real treat! Thank you for the positive feedback and we hope you visit us again soon! More 

Conroe, Texas
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58 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great authentic Italian food. Great location right off I-45 North of Research Forest Drive in Portofino. I've ordered a variety of their dishes and haven't ever been disappointed. Great eats!

Thank NebraskaTexan
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time at Buca di Beppo! Thank you for the feedback and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Have been coming here for years, never disappointed! Will continue to enjoy the restaurant and the pesto sauce!!!!

Thank Joy O
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

It is so great to hear you are a loyal customer of ours! Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19075 Interstate 45 S, The Woodlands, Shenandoah, TX 77385-8704
    (Research Forest Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Shenandoah
  • Phone Number: +1 936-321-6262
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?