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Buca di Beppo

South San Fernando Valley
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17500 Ventura Blvd, Encino, Los Angeles, CA 91316-3835 (Encino Avenue)
+1 818-995-3288
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sheffield, UK
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Needed a pit stop after a long day at CBS Studios being audience members so found this chain at The Grove. Not sure we have anything like this in the UK but the sharing idea certainly worked for us. We chose Chicken Parmigiana, Caesar salad and garlic bread. Chose the small option for 2-3 and it was plenty for the... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

I really liked the pesto pasta with chicken The garlic bread was very tasty. The chicken was very tender and tasty with a very good quality. We were there for a rehearsal dinner and that was nice although the food was a little bit late.

Thank johnhanna62
Burbank, California
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767 reviews
442 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

FREE birthday dessert, no purchase necessary~ Sign up on their email list. The Service: Friendly and efficient this time. The Parking: Street metered parking

Thank travelercass
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This was one of the better experiences that I've had at Buca di Beppo. I find it rather overpriced even though it is delicious food. The atmosphere is great for a family setting or a casual get together with long lost friends.

Thank Mary W
Dallas, Texas
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106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Let's face it, Americanized Italian-style food is not rocket science. Still, the Buca near my home in Frisco, Texas, keeps sliding down the slippery slope. Thank goodness for the Buca in Encino, CA. They run a clean, organized, and pleasant outlet that is staffed bye well-trained, professional wait staff, and the difference is amazing. This visit was was I needed... More 

Thank Antony K
Van Nuys
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Overpriced, underspiced, dingy worn out atmosphere...if you want authentic tasting Italian fare, beware!

Thank Dana W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Amazing food, huge dishes, great italian decorations and excellent service. One of my favorite places in LA.

Thank Lidia M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Perfect place to get food for a large party. They arrived on time with everything!!! Food was delicious!!! Everyone loved the meatballs!!!!

Thank Diana W
Avon, Connecticut
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355 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Went there last week with last minute reservations on a Friday night. Party of four. We ordered TOO MUCH FOOD! Served family style, three entrees (2 regulr sized, and one smaller ) was too much great food for big eaters. The veggie lasagna was fantastic (although our server told us it was coming off the menu soon, since it was... More 

Thank MMouseMD
Bath, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

went to the franchise at Universal City, hollywood. What a great place. Mountains of food - family of four, just order the spaghetti and meatballs and see how much you leave. Parents, order a margaritta or punch and you get the commemorative glass. Lovely people, great food. Enjoy

Thank Tractorbeeb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17500 Ventura Blvd, Encino, Los Angeles, CA 91316-3835
    (Encino Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: The Metro Bus Line - Encino Avenue stop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighborhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 818-995-3288
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?