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Buca di Beppo

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South San Fernando Valley
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17500 Ventura Blvd, Encino, Los Angeles, CA 91316-3835 (Encino Avenue)
+1 818-995-3288
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very Very Noisy, Very, Very, disinterested staff. they don't have a clue other than large portions. Good for a group with weak taste buds. To bad it's a good idea

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Thank iwilltrain
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was alright, but hardly worth the prices. I'd heard good things about this place. I'll admit it's a step up from A cart on the side of the road but I wasn't impressed.

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Thank Jean H
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87 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went to this restaurant to celebrate my husband's birthday. My husband received a birthday coupon which in addition to the standard $15 coupon we always receive, this coupon also included a piece of cake for his birthday. My husband pointed out the slice of cake so we would not have to buy a whole cake for just the two... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Your decision is how many people can you feed with their relatively pricey items. Whether you go small or big, value will be in the eye of beholder. Had not been for quite some time for this very reason. I was not disappointed in the flavor of items (an acceptable meal) but the cost and hence the bang for your... More 

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Thank BOBreviewed
Los Angeles, California
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We recently moved back to Los Angeles and thought we'd give this chain a chance, visiting the Encino location. It was a Sunday so there was free street parking, though there is 3.00 valet parking available. We were seated at a booth quickly in the main dining room and the service was for the most part, very good. The real... More 

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Thank mdbgoldfamily
Qala, Malta
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Visited the farmers market & the grove outdoor mall. Found this italian and stopped for lunch. Great menu & cheap compared to the prices they were charging in the farmers market! Hubby had lasagne, real homemade & tasty. I had chicken parmigiana, fab n tasty. Washed down with beer & raspberry soda mmm

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Thank Diane1506
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write this lovely review from your recent Buca di Beppo dining experience! Thank you for joining our Famiglia and we hope to celebrate with you real soon! More 

Sheffield, UK
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110 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Needed a pit stop after a long day at CBS Studios being audience members so found this chain at The Grove. Not sure we have anything like this in the UK but the sharing idea certainly worked for us. We chose Chicken Parmigiana, Caesar salad and garlic bread. Chose the small option for 2-3 and it was plenty for the... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

I really liked the pesto pasta with chicken The garlic bread was very tasty. The chicken was very tender and tasty with a very good quality. We were there for a rehearsal dinner and that was nice although the food was a little bit late.

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Thank johnhanna62
Burbank, California
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830 reviews
456 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

FREE birthday dessert, no purchase necessary~ Sign up on their email list. The Service: Friendly and efficient this time. The Parking: Street metered parking

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Thank travelercass
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This was one of the better experiences that I've had at Buca di Beppo. I find it rather overpriced even though it is delicious food. The atmosphere is great for a family setting or a casual get together with long lost friends.

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Thank Mary W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17500 Ventura Blvd, Encino, Los Angeles, CA 91316-3835
    (Encino Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: The Metro Bus Line - Encino Avenue stop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighbourhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 818-995-3288
Description
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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