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Buca di Beppo

701 9th Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109 (Lake Union)
+1 206-244-2288
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Ranked #565 of 3,451 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
Neighborhood: Lake Union
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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went on a sunday night. Ordered our food and no bread came. Asked about bread they tell us they are out after we order. We see people around us that got seated after us with bread. We were then told that bread was only for individuals who orderd 7.99 cheese bread. Manager didn't offer any discouts. Wait staff said they... More

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Richmond, Canada
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23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This meal was a group meal in which the staff was definitely more attentive than usual for a group meal. The food was definitely enjoyable and the staff made this experience much more pleasant. The restaurant is much larger than it looks and accommodates large groups easily and there appeared to be plenty of staff to ensure quick service for... More

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Olympia, Washington
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Attended Buca following a WMEA state president's tour on the Ride the Ducks. We had around 60 in our party and they did a great job to accommodate our ensemble. The first issue was that one of the Ducks was about 40 minutes late. So we had to later than the first group. They were wonderful about making sure the... More

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Dallas, Texas
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428 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I've eaten at Buca's in a couple of cities. You know what you are going to get, it's all cooked to the same standard and taste. They do however have some good dishes, tasty salads and great sized portions. I wouldn't actively seek out this restaurant but am more than happy to visit when passing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Started going here with my law school classmates. They give you a lot of food, but it's bland and not authentic Italian. Parking can be a pain.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

It was our first time at the Seattle Buca di Beppo. Like the other ones the food is good, the portion size huge and the service excellent. My favorite was the Shrimp Fra Diavolo penne, loved it!! Pasta not overcooked, delicious sauce. They also deliver.

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23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I was in the mood for Italian, so we stopped here. Only reason was, I noticed it driving by. Ended up being a great choice!. It is a traditional Italian, all servings are meant for multiple people. 4 of us had a small alfredo & a small spaghetti. We wanted a lasagna, but they were out, our server said it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you ever been to a Buca di Beppo you know what to expect. And this Seattle one did not disappointed us. Large portions to share, lots of garlic (unfortunatelly) but fair price and good service.

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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Been to several Buca's several times, and each one is consistent and offers great service. Highly recommend the kitchen table. Interesting to see the different dishes leave the kitchen, and to see the passion and commitment of the chef(s).

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Seattle, Washington
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

When I got into the restaurant, I saw an over-saturated decoration, and the movie "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" came up to my mind, but when I noticed the decoration is from South Italy, that made so much sense. The waiter asked us to follow him to go directly to our table, but first, he took us to the kitchen,... More

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