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Buca di Beppo

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855 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3009 (4th & 5th Streets)
+1 415-543-7673
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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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been to a few Buca's and really enjoyed the food and experience, dinner at Buca San Fransisco last night was terrible. We were seated in a little room downstairs with one other occupied table, it was out of the way and secluded. The garlic bread took over half an hour to arrive and when it arrived it was cold... More 

Thank pepsmonster
Saint Charles, Illinois
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed across the street at the intercontinental so dining at Buca was convenient and delicious. Portions are very large so sharing is almost a must.

Thank Jill J
Clifton Park, United States
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Same kitschy Buca decor and consistent family-style Italian menu. Obviously, you don't want to miss the Apple-Gorgonzola salad, but otherwise, same here as other Bucas. They had a photographer that evening and as I was with family, we were given a postcard and we paid for pictures that we could take with us. Not necessary, but it worked well for... More 

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

We appreciate the feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoy our Apple Gorgonzola Salad and hope you visit us again soon! More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a frequent visitor to the Bay Area, I'm always looking for that new great place, I have found it in Buca Di Beppo. From the minute I walked in I knew I had a winner, boy was I right! The front staff was a little slow in figuring out how you seat us, once we got past that speed... More 

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

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time at Buca! Thank you for the great feedback and we hope you visit again soon! More 

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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The portions are large, each dish is good for four to five persons. We arrived at the restaurant at 4:30 pm right on time for our reservation. However the rest of our group were still not there and they would not seat us until the whole group arrived. Once the whole group arrived, it still took another ten minutes before... More 

Thank BSay
Toronto, Canada
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139 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

nice dinner with group of 10 where we shared all dishes, sangria and italian red wine. service was good. good restaurant for large group.

Thank vdsl90
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed dining with us and hope to see you again soon! More 

suburban atlanta
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I've eaten at Buca in Chicago and in Atlanta. Recently I was on a tour of San Francisco with my daughter's HS band and chorus. We ate at Buca as one of our prearranged meals. The food choices were chosen for us. We were seated in an upstairs room that was ready for us when we arrived. We began with... More 

Thank laura_sunshine
Fairfield, Connecticut
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113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We went for the first time on vacation, and were very happy. The waitress was fast with the drinks and bread, and very helpful with menu choices that made sense for us. Travelling with 2 kids, she explained what each dish had in it so that they could get what they wanted and nothing more. After that there was a... More 

Thank Jim K
Daly City, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The restaurant was very busy and loud (I think it was prom night as there were a lot of teens in suits and fancy dresses). We had a reservation for 15 people at 6:45pm. This was the only time they had available when I called to book a time so we accepted it. We didn't get seated until around 7:20pm... More 

Thank Seth L
Westfield, New Jersey
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121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We went as a team for x-mas drinks. Service was weak and not great food. Then one in the party had her purse/knapsack stolen.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Vegetarian, Italian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions
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: 855 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3009
    (4th & 5th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: BART Powell St. station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-543-7673
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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