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6121 Hollis St, Emeryville, CA 94608-2077
510-547-4725
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bucci's has closed as of October 1, 2015

I enjoyed many memorable meals there, and one company dinner in which the diners were horrifyingly bad, but still the meal was great. The owners have retired. Bucci's will be missed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2015
penguinpear
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Berkeley, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I have been going to Bucci's for over 25 years and find it consistently excellent. It is both family friendly and also a great romantic place for couples. It is very rare to find a restaurant that is both. The bar mixes great drinks and offers a good variety of wines by the glass. They bake their own breads daily... More 

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Thank AllenK-Berkeley
CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I enjoyed many memorable meals there, and one company dinner in which the diners were horrifyingly bad, but still the meal was great. The owners have retired. Bucci's will be missed.

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Thank penguinpear
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Setting: In Emeryville with lots of Parking space. Has a brick loft decor and spacey feeling. Our group got seated in the back. Food: Nice variety. I had the chicken, which was ok - didn't knock my socks off - but passed the test. Decent vine selection. Deserts are ok'ish. Espresso was very thin - definitely NOT Italian. service: Nice,... More 

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Thank Fernando B
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Have been here several times and the food & beverages consistently very satisfactory. Try the Pizza.

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Thank Richard C
Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I've been to Bucci's twice at lunchtime, and have had a great experience both times. For the first visit I had one of their sandwich specials. It was very tasty, and so large that I ended up not eating all of it. For my most recent visit I was with a group of 10 coworkers. We had a variety of... More 

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Thank Brad R
PA, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The food was OK but not great. The setting is OK but not great. But it's a quiet place on an unassuming street. I went there so that we can have a quiet conversation and a decent plate of food.

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Thank AllanChg
Arcata, California
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

When friends come to visit, I love to take them to Bucci's. The decor is lovely as is the ambiance, and there are changing art exhibits in the back room. You can tell the restaurant is a favorite for those who live or work nearby. At lunchtime, when the weather is suitable, one can also eat outside on the patio.... More 

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Thank Pamwiltravel
Berkeley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I first dined at Bucci’s several decades ago, when it was one of the few restaurants in Emeryville. I always enjoyed their pizza, which way back when was made from a sourdough dough that was produced at Semifreddi’s, a local bakery known for its bread. Over the years, I have gone back perhaps once a year, and on each occasion... More 

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Thank Andreas G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Not the price...trying to be more chic than it actually is. My burger was below average. Pizza looked good, but was too pricey. Iced tea was stale. Service was ok. All in all, not worth the prices they charge.

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Thank Kriss B
Berkeley, California
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62 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Easy parking and nice entrance thru lovely garden. Nice ambiance. Good bartender skills here. My birthday group loved the cocktails and dinner. Nice circular table w garden view. Creative variety of pizza, chicken and even a good Bucci Burger. Only one complaint. I notified hostess and owner of our birthday celebration asking for a candle on our dessert. It did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6121 Hollis St, Emeryville, CA 94608-2077
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Emeryville
  • Phone Number: 510-547-4725

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?