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Buca di Beppo

19075 Interstate 45 S, Shenandoah, TX 77385-8704
+1 936-321-6262
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“baked ziti” (5 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
19075 Interstate 45 S, Shenandoah, TX 77385-8704
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Reviewed December 23, 2016

Buca di Beppo is known as being great for groups, with each dish made to feed three to five people. It takes a consensus to order. We enjoyed fairly standard Italian fare, ranging from baked ziti to linguine frutti di mare. We also enjoyed salad...More

Thank Aquazoo
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Disappointed again.. went there for dinner with our extended family and the Penne with Vodka Sauce was so spicy this time no one could eat it and our chicken dish was overcooked, so they compensated with a tray of pasta to go.. which we later...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Go hungry ! So this place is more suited for groups portions are made for 2-3 for the small and 4-5 for large so keep that in mind when looking at pricing. Quality is great fresh and full of flavor. Meatball are the size of...More

Thank scubachef88
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

I love the family style meals! We get fried mozerella almost every visit. The kids loved the spaghetti and meatballs. Don't forget a colossal brownie sundae for dessert!

Thank kjhicks1
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Checked Trip Advisor for how good Buca was for Thanksgiving & sounded like they did a fine job. NOT! Never had such dried out turkey! Green beans way far under cooked. Marina sauce on pasta was nothing more than a can of diced tomatoes. Marsala...More

Thank Sandy C
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Family gathering for Thanksgiving rather than cook at home this year. Waiter Lucas was excellent, very attentive. We ordered traditional Holiday Faire. It was great, some fantastic sausage stuffing. Portion sizes were spot on with exception of desert. We also ordered a platter of Chicken...More

Thank NMandBeyond
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Booked a table for 10 online for my sons 21st bday celebration. Our party arrived at noon and we were seated promptly. The resturant was very cold. We had to ask them to warm the resturant up as the grandparents were freezing. We ordered the...More

Thank labiblioteca
Reviewed September 15, 2016

The food is authentic Italian food cooked to perfection with hard to find dishes in the metropolis Houston area. It brings to mind "old school" where you pass by the kitchen area (at a distance), before being seated. The desserts are fabulous...Great ambiance, great restaurant!

Thank robert f
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Picked up lasagna and salad for five. Also dessert, took the food about 50 miles from restaurant. The staff was very friendly and gave us place settings and extra bread. The lasagna was ok, salad amazing and the desserts Devine.

Thank teemcnearney
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2016

Ciao! I am so happy to hear you had a great time at Buca di Beppo! We pride ourselves in delivering great service, food, and overall fun dining atmosphere. Thank you for your positive review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Good Italian food served large bowls to pass around family style. Eat in the Pope room or one of the many theme rooms. Fun for all

Thank James A
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2016

The Pope Room is a real treat! Thank you for the positive feedback and we hope you visit us again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19075 Interstate 45 S, Shenandoah, TX 77385-8704
    (Research Forest Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Shenandoah
  • Phone Number: +1 936-321-6262
  • E-mail
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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