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By-Th'-Bucket Bar and Grill

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4565 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 248-6244
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Lunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Better have a reservation....

My dad used to love eating here. My husband and I decided to give it a try. We did not have a reservation but it was a weeknight and didn't think anything of it. Sadly, we discovered they tend to pay more attention to their older crowd. We, along with another couple who were waiting before us... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
ghostly1
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santa clara, california
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
santa clara, california
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My dad used to love eating here. My husband and I decided to give it a try. We did not have a reservation but it was a weeknight and didn't think anything of it. Sadly, we discovered they tend to pay more attention to their older crowd. We, along with another couple who were waiting before us, waited for a... More 

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Santa Clara, California
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been customers of the Bucket for over forty years - from when it was the tiny building with picnic benches to the lovely restaurant that is there now. The food was delicious, service was impeccable, and menu was current. The Bucket changes the menu to highlight seasonal ingredients along with their classics.

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San Jose, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The food is excellent with fresh fish selections. Very good service, nice atmosphere and very good price range.

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Very popular place but definitely worth it! I would recommend making reservations to save some time waiting but they are very efficient. The wait staff was delightful and the food was fabulous. They are very accommodating to large groups as well. I would definitely eat here again.

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Gardnerville, Nevada
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

What a wonderful place to bring a large group. We had an excellent meal, a warm welcome and great service. Visiting my son and daughter in law, who's parents were in the States for a visit from Chile. Meals were more than enough and had to take left overs. Tasty and cooked to perfection. Salads were very fresh and the... More 

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Fremont, California
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2,097 reviews 2,097 reviews
648 restaurant reviews
1,225 helpful votes 1,225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We went for a pre-Christmas holiday meal. We ordered their Christmas brie cheese appetizer which was good We had soup and salad and then we shared their single serving crab and clam bucket for our meal. The single serving was more than enough for two people and was very good. We enjoyed all with an Anchor Steam beer. The place... More 

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Campbell
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always pleased with the food and service at this restaurant. My wife ordered the the crusted trout and I had the salmon. Both entrees were excellent choices and values. Service was attentive also. Would recommend it.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Excellent value with their coupon (up to $20.00 off) in the SJ Mercury circular "The Eye". Large menu selection, nice size portions, very attentive service.

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Santa Clara, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

By The Bucket is one of the Gems of Santa Clara. This restaurant serves very good Seafood and Steaks. The environment is formal dining with Bread in a basket and cloth napkins. Over all a good place for a first date to impress your girl. I ordered the half rack of lamb and it was delicious. My Date had the... More 

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Milpitas, California, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We quit going to By The Bucket because when you order Veal Parmigianino you get mashed potatoes instead of spaghetti. If you want spaghetti you have to pay extra. I've never had this dish served with mashed potatoes. That's not the way an authentic Italian restaurant does things.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4565 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95051
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: (408) 248-6244

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?