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Buca di Beppo

$$ - $$$
Greenway/ Upper Kirby
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5192 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77005-4215 (Between West Park and Bissonnet)
+1 713-665-2822
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Pearland, Texas
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424 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here again last night with 10 people. We sat in the Pope room which is awesome and semi private. Service and Food were both amazing. Calamari, Supreme Italiano Pizza and Chicken Carbonara. Delicious

Thank Jonfo1969
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely Sunday lunch . Portions are huge , but the pasta was very tasty . Salad could have been more exciting , but the highlight was sitting in the kitchen watching the going PNA in the restaurant

Thank Aliza H
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never been a huge fan of cheesecake; but I've finally found one with flavor I've never been able to verbalize! I've always thought that it should be less of just a creamy feeling, and more of a rich, cheesy taste. Unable to explain what I mean by that, it still lives in Buca di Beppo's cheesecake! I tried this... More 

Thank frequestcustomer
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

My husband brought me here for my birthday. It ended up being such a different and wonderful experience. First off, we were greeted well at the front. My husband reserved the kitchen table for us, and it was a total different experience for me. The ambiance was family friendly and the wait staff seemed very nice. Our server, Katie, was... More 

Thank Glenda F
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

The pizza is excellent, the decor is fun, but the wait staff... we always have the impression that we are crashing an employees only social event. We have been twice, and both times the staff only waits on us after they have completely finished their conversations with one another. They are abrupt, as if our simple act of ordering food... More 

Thank Joan W
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about your recent experience, this is certainly not the impression we want our guests to leave with. We pride ourselves in delivering great service, food, and overall dining atmosphere. We really do appreciate your feedback and hope you give us the chance to make it right! Please reply to my direct message so we can... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We reserved the kitchen table for 7:30 and we even called 15 minutes before to verify. We get there and they gave our table away. We talk to a the manager who was weak and feckless, who threw his hostess under the bus for double booking the table. Sad! As a military man this was unacceptable. They ruined my moms... More 

Thank Wilbert S
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

all entres are family style i.e. have someone that wants to share or be prepared to have a carry out when leaving. Everything on the menu is separate. Bread is brought to table with oil for dipping before ordering. Salad nor Garlic Bread come with the meal. We ordered Fettuccine Alfredo and the pasta was clumped and not al dente... More 

Thank suecma-c
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to write this review. We are happy to hear you and your party enjoyed your time with us and do apologize you were not offered dessert. We will take note of this issue and report it to management so it does not reoccur. Please visit us again soon! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Awesome food & excellent service but can be a bit loud at times on the weekend. Desserts are wonderful. Highly recommend the lasagna & canolli.

Thank 230karlas
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Thank you for the recommendations! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable classic caprese salad and breads. Wasn't impressed by pastas at all. Average at best. Ordered cheesecake and Italian creme cake for dessert and the cakes were hard. Too expensive for what it is. Will probably eat at this chain again just to try other options and compare.

Thank Rgvmom77
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

We really do appreciate your review as our customers feedback means a lot to us. We do hope you give us another chance and try some other options you may enjoy! More 

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

We visited this Buca location again after many years, and were again pleased! We were lucky enough to get the kitchen table this time, and the staff were great from the Paisano Partner Iain and the mgmt staff, to our server Amber, to all the other Buca "familia" there that night. We had family members with us this time and... More 

Thank JMLMississippi
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Ciao and thank you for your positive feedback! It's great to hear you enjoyed your time at Buca di Beppo and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 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, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, 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: 5192 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77005-4215
    (Between West Park and Bissonnet)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Bus stop - West Park and Buffalo Speedway stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Neighborhood: Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Phone Number: +1 713-665-2822
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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