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Buca di Beppo

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205 N Moorpark Rd, Ste P, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-4308 (Hillcrest)
+1 805-449-3688
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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134 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Buca di Beppo is an Italian restaurant chain that serves delicious Italian fare with very generous portions at a fair price. The ambience is warm, cozy & inviting, but the service was sorely lacking. Our order took forever to arrive, then they had gotten the order wrong. Our waitress was nowhere to be found, so we had to flag down... More 

Thank Evan B
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We always had great experiences except on October 12th. Food was good as always, but the service....just awful. We had a reservation for 6:30 PM. We got to our table at 6:40, the waitress took our orders at 6:45 (food, drinks) so far so good, right? Then the wait started....no bread basket, no water, no beer...the waitress said she will... More 

Thank Ildi W
Thousand Oaks, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

I have never had a bad meal here. I am a big eater and I have never been able to finish a meal here either. One entree will stuff 3 or 4 people. Have a teenage boy at home? He won't be able to finish a meal all by himself!!!! Order one salad, one main dish and one side for... More 

Thank WineTravelerCA
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This particular Buca di Beppo may be slightly different from others, but there are many similarities. Even the "small" portions are way too large and costly, too. Service was good, but the portions should be individualized. Also, I ordered a side of garlic bread, and was given a basket of cut-up small slices...not quite what it used to be. Buca... More 

Thank Tom L
Manila, Philippines
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Good for families and parties. I liked the one in Santa Clarita more than the one in Thousand Oaks. BdB is obviously very Italian in flavor and ambience. The food was good, but its a bit institutional. A lot of times, with this sort of place, its the waiter that makes the difference. We had a great waiter at Santa... More 

Thank sailtaal
Simi Valley, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is a great family restaurant. Their pasta dishes are for sharing so it is better if you have a group going. They have individual dishes too, and I have enjoyed everything I have tried there.

Thank slee68
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you have enjoyed everything you have tried! Thank you for the positive feedback and we hope you visit us again soon! More 

Camarillo, California
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465 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

I took my son here for his birthday. We would looking for something different, and this Buca's is 40 minutes south of home. We went for lunch, but got there about 1:30pm. We were seated quickly. The menu selection is large and has all the usual dishes. I ordered the baked rigatoni and my son got the baked ziti. I... More 

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

Thanks so much for the great feedback! We are happy to hear your son had a great birthday lunch and we hope to celebrate with you again soon! More 

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I love this place. My faves out the spicy chicken pasta, Caesar salad and the mozzarella patties. Always friendly service, cute atmosphere. No complaints

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

Thank you for your feedback! The Spicy Chicken Rigatoni is a family favorite. We hope to see you again soon! More 

So. Cal
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Have lunch her many times and a few dinners. Food is well prepared and very tasty. The service is also very good

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We are happy to hear you are a loyal customer of ours and hope to see you again soon! More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Buca in Thousand Oaks is a great looking place but........We will NEVER EVER go back again!!! First It is definitely NOT a place to go without a crowd. since they only serve large portions for 4 people or more. We hadn't gone to Buca in a long time because it can get very expensive for very ordinary food. However Since... More 

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

We are sorry to hear about your unfortunate experience and that there was an error with the coupon that was sent out. Normally, we do not except any coupon unless there is a barcode. 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... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Italian, Soups, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 N Moorpark Rd, Ste P, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-4308
  • Public Transportation: Metro bus transit - Hillcrest stop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Thousand Oaks
  • Phone Number: +1 805-449-3688
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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