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Buca di Beppo

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90 Yorktown Road, Lombard, IL 60148 (Butterfield and Highland Ave)
+1 630-932-7673
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

We ate out as part of a group of 8. We were seated at a long rectangular table with 4 on each side, so you'd have to yell to be heard at the far end; a circular table would have been nice. The waiter took drink orders and baskets of bread appeared. After asking twice, some olive oil was finally... More 

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Freeport, Illinois
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345 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

It was Thanksgiving night and we had been traveling and just wanted a quick appetizer and a beer. The place was packed and we ordered the bruschetta. It came in a huge martini glass with about a dozen pieces of bread and lots of topping. It was fabulous and we watched the meals go by and everything looked great. Appears... More 

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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462 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

My (ethnic Italian) mother was a fantastic cook and always prepared a tremendous spread at Thanksgiving and Christmas before Alzheimer's disease took that away from our family. But for many years now we've become part of the Buca di Beppo family for (at least) Thanksgiving dinner. First, I appreciate the fact that they're open on the holidays (very important)! But... More 

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Western Springs, Illinois
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135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

We went with a group of 14 (mix of kids and adults), and the family style of eating really worked well. The staff was able to get us drinks, salad, appetizers, and dinner very quickly. We had the cesear salad. We got one large, and it wasn't enough for 14. We got cheese wedges, stuffed mushrooms (6), calamari - 3... More 

Thank Zlch0c
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Went to Buca's for lunch the other day- and although most of the food was "good", it just wasn't my Italian. Let's start with the apps- The waitress told me the Calamari was "the best"- actually- it was "the worst". Tough and way overcooked, we didn't even finish it. Very disappointing. The pasta dishes were tasty- and portions were large-... More 

Thank Cause4Events
Springdale, AR
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

My ASSE group met here. The food was great, the service was outstanding. The private room was just right for our group.

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Chicago, Illinois
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163 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Had not been back here in a while. The cavernous rooms with all the Italian motif photos totally covering the wall is unique.I once even held my office Christmas party in the Papal room with a single large round table. I had stopped going there because even though the portions were huge, I thought the quality of the food was... More 

Thank delmd2015
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We made reservations for 8 pm on a Saturday night and were seated right away. The service was great - our waiter was funny and friendly and made great recommendations. This was our first time at Buca di Beppo so we did not know that the portion size is huge and a small is intended for 2-3 people. We were... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I haven't been back in a few years. Originally they were pretty good than they got into big food, poor quality and cheap prices. Checking back in, I was sad to experience the same low standards. Pasta was gluttony, sauces were under seasoned and under inspiring. Prices were cheap and portions were huge.

Thank Caryn K
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We had out of town guest that have been to one before.(we had never been),,It was fantastic..not what I expected in the way of décor..like a old fashion speak easy..but lots of fun and great food..we will definitely go back.

Thank julie c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
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: 90 Yorktown Road, Lombard, IL 60148
    (Butterfield and Highland Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Lombard
  • Phone Number: +1 630-932-7673
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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