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Buca di Beppo

122 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-5505
+1 301-947-7346
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Ranked #50 of 273 Restaurants in Gaithersburg
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Great Seneca Highway
Transit: Ride On Bus - Kentlands Blvd Stop
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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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I ordered the Shrimp Fra Diavolo and Macaroni Rosa. The dishes were made to order and the protion size of each dish was more than enough for two adults. Buca di Beppo is family friendly, but dining out can become costly very quickly.

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Rockville, Maryland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The service is fantastic. The GM (Farhad?) is just great. The food is ways good and fresh. It is very obvious that staff are following the GM's expectation. The place is good and upbeat.

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Baton Rouge, LA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

As previously reviews stated, the dishes were in very big portion. The values of the food were super. However, the seafood were not very fresh especially the shrimps. They were good size but the texture was spongy. I suspect they were not gulf shrimps. Even with that, I will give this restaurant 3.5 stars. It was slightly above average but... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Big portions, huge meatballs, but the food is mediocre. Good for a big gathering and family style dinner. Nothing special.

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Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Went to the Buca di Beppo in the Kentlands for a birthday dinner, party of 4. Things started out pretty much on the right foot, after a short wait the server visited and took our drink order. Was a while before we saw our drinks and ordered our food. There was a long wait on one of the family-style entrees... More

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washingtondc
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81 reviews 81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Good food- fun decor to look at altho it is ALOT! no blank wall space. Some pictures are rather amusing- like the nuns in bumper cars! Family pix, Italian stars, etc. Generous portions served family style. Small is for 2/ Large for 4. So my husband got spaghetti with meat sauce and I got chicken parm- we shared and had... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Family-style Italian dining is a great idea, but the menu is a tired mix of 1950s/ 60s NJ schlock. The décor and ambiance seems to be a tongue-in-cheek attempt to recall the tasteless neighborhood Italian joints some of us over 50 recall fondly. But it felt more like a creepy/nauseating Sicilian funeral home. The forced-march through the kitchen on the... More

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

Please accept our apologies for your experience. We have forwarded the information to management and would love to have someone reach out to you. Could you email us your contact information to mamacares@bucainc.com? Please make sure to include the date and location of your visit as well as the title of your review in your e-mail. We always appreciate opportunities... More

Germantown
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192 reviews 192 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Overall this was a great find (thanks to Tripadvisor) but the decor is too much and most of the tables are without any form of natural light. The ventilation seemed to die through the evening and we ended up being over heated. The food, portions and quality was all great and even the "small" portions were enormous and we were... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is always good. Salads are the best. The derive is great and they do take a good care of you. Kitchen table is recommended. Their GM, I think his name is Farhad or Farwad is just fantastic. All staffs are just outstanding.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Several friends and I visited the Kentlands Buca's in March 2014. We sat at the "passion table" which is a half-moon booth. Seating was very conducive for conversation among the whole group. There were 6 of us adults - and we fit comfortably at the table once we moved our coats and purses out of the way. (The host helped... More

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