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Buca di Beppo

701 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4322
+1 206-244-2288
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
701 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4322
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was all the rage when it opened 20 years ago. I wasn't terribly impressed then, nor am I now. Large "family style" plates served with the usual culinary banter...you know...Alfredo, ravioli, Yawn...and overpriced to boot!

Thank Old P
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Not the worst place, but definitely not the best. Went with the family for lunch. The place was not busy. But boy were they slow. I believe it was due to staffing shortages. By the time you pay for parking and lunch, it’s just not...More

Thank kkimhm
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Ordered take out (delivered). The Veal Parmigiana was awful - overcooked, tough as a piece of shoe leather, and tasteless. Definitely not worth the price.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Excellent food, excellent service! Will make this a regular stop. We picked the perfect combination of Apple Gorgonzola Salad and Italian stuffed shells. Topped that off with a huge Ice Cream sundae desert. Our server took the time to visit with us, offer suggestions and...More

Thank w2g2017
Reviewed 30 January 2018

If you are hungry, go to this restaurant. Unreal portion sizes, listen to the waiter when they tell you that you are ordering too much! The bruschetta is awesome.

Thank wilde_bunch
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

“Buca” has a new location just one short block East of the old one and it must be said that the atmosphere has improved and the seeming overcrowding is handled better than at the old location which is now boarded up. Cody, our Server, Waiter...More

2  Thank webpilot1158
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Great family style restaurant. Sizes of platters amounts of food more than enough! Chicken Saltembucca delicious.

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I am in Seattle since 2 months and sometimes I am sickness about italian food. For all italian that are in mine same situation, please choose another place! I am sorry for all people that work here, but your food is not italian food! I...More

2  Thank Agnesepaga
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Too much food and expensive for it. Way too much waste going back into the kitchen. 65 for a pizza, bread and 2 beers.

Thank mugmarine
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We always love coming to Bucas for a big family dinner or just a quiet date night. The food is wonderful. My fave is garlic mashed potatoes and ravioli al pomedoro ... the best!

Thank TripMember091817
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Francheska B
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You are incorrect. I don't even live in Seattle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4322
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: +1 206-244-2288
  • E-mail
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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