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All 180 Thousand Oaks Restaurants

Buca di Beppo

205 N Moorpark Rd, Ste P, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-4361
+1 805-449-3688
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Ranked #45 of 180 Restaurants in Thousand Oaks
Price range: $15 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hillcrest
Transit: Metro bus transit - Hillcrest 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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san diego
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92 reviews 92 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I was warned that Buca restaurants can be loud, but it was overwhelmingly loud. Two members of our group really couldn't hear anyone, so we ate and headed right out.

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Bakersfield, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Head all these great comments about Buca di Beppo and how it was the best ever. My wife and I had lunch there. It was so so. The food was above average but nothing yo brag about. I ordered a pizza and it was wrong. She has pasta with white sauce. It was just pretty good. Just large portion. Not... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Good food, fun atmosphere, but really big portions. This is not a place for 2 people. If you order the large lasagna, you will never eat lasagna again! It was enormous!

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Love this location, folks are friendly and helpful. We like to sit in the bar area for date night, when with family to other areas of the restaurant are better. Portions are large enough to share, the wine selection is good . You can have a great time , however, it can be abit pricey. .

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Thousand Oaks, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Easy to get fooled by the number of large groups that are often in the restaurant. Best Italian food I have had anywhere outside of Venice. Large portions that can be shared. My wife and I have eaten at the restaurant several times and purchased the take out trays for party for large group and the food was equally great.... More

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Newbury Park, California, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Much to my surprise my waiter Jason is from Reggio Calabria, Italy, a city on the mainland side of the Strait of Messina with Sicily 2.5 miles accross the strait. I had been there a year ago on my way to Sicily. Thank you Buca for the free meal on Veteran's day. Great Italian food with a real Italian feel.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

They are incredible with a big group. I've never seen a restaurant run so smoothly and efficiently with large groups in house. Friendly staff that went above and beyond!!

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Valencia, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Great value, good menu with choices for everyone. Spaghetti marinara are great, lasagnas are too rich, pizzas are delicious but they take forever to come out of the kitchen. And my favorite, a Seafood pasta, a little spicy with lots of mussels, and various other seafood mixed in with a very good red sauce. Great option for families parties and... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Buca di Beppo is a chain, so I suppose most folks know what to expect, but it's a good thing I brought friends to this party. All of the items are served family-style and a la carte, so everyone will usually be eating the same meal and a well-rounded presentation will require a few extra bills. The food is good,... More

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Menu expensive , wait time is one- to two hours . Don't go on Friday or Saturday, Sunday after 3pm crowded seating

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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 location in your e-mail. We always appreciate opportunities to better serve our guests. Thank you. More

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