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Buca di Beppo

855 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3009 (SoMa)
+1 415-543-7673
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Ranked #1,478 of 4,949 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: SoMa
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 4th & 5th Streets
Transit: BART Powell St. station
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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Blackstone, Massachusetts
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Service was great, but the food was overpriced and just okay. Nothing special about it - just what you can get at any average Italian joint.

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Big portions family style. Great pastas Good prices and servers were attentive but not overly so. I think the place is good and has the classics old italian feel. I don't think that needs to be musty tho. The bathrooms and carpets could do with a deeper clean. All that said, we enjoyed our dinner there.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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1,248 reviews 1,248 reviews
847 restaurant reviews
429 helpful votes 429 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were coming from Mosconi center and called ahead. We were told there was a table ready and waited for literally 45 minutes before we were sat. I have been to other Buca's , and waiting this long for sub par food is not acceptable. We were sat and then the service was slow and unattentive. The food is family... 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

Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We visited on a weeknight with a party of 3 and were told the wait was 30-40 minutes. About an hour and 20 minutes later we were seated. Our waiter was very nice but I think as we were seated in a corner of the restaurant our service was not good at all. We ended up flagging workers at random... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Recommended by a taxi driver and wasn't disappointed! Excellent food, exceptional service, definitely worth a visit!

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Shanghai
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I think that the food there is great, but it comes in giant portions. You can't finish it all in one go, so you have to take it home.

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London, England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

After an excellent starter hopes were high for the main courses but sadly they just didn't match up. A weak, watery sauce for Linguine Frutti di Mare. We ordered cheesecake for dessert but sent it back half eaten. In fairness that was refunded from our bill but after service which veered between intrusive and being ignored we were not happy.... 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

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great Italian restaurant. fast service, great food, good staff, and great drinks haha. Recommended to all! :)

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Dallas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The food was really good. It was standard fare for Buca di Beppo, if you've ever eaten at one before. It was very convenient to the Hotel Intercontinental across the street. We enjoyed the food and had leftovers for later!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This restaurant was suggested to us because of it's proximity to the Moscone conference centre and the good food. I would say that the food was AMAZING and so was the service. We sat in the basement and it felt like we were in someone's cozy rumpus room. It is very kitchy in it's decor. The service was excellent. Food... More

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