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“Good for parties, not so good for individuals”
Review of Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo
Ranked #132 of 300 Restaurants in Redondo Beach
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Palos Verdes Blvd
Transit: Metro bus line - Palos Verdes Blvd stop.
Description: 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.
Reviewed April 2, 2012

Buca Di Beppo in Redondo Beach is a large Italian restaurant, family style, suitable to fit large parties and dinner celebrations. You will find typical Italian food dishes (those with the names ending with ..lla and ..tti. ) nicely prepared and presented in very large portions. So large, that if your party has less than four people – prepare to take plenty of food back home – or pay extra for food you could not eat.

Also, be prepared to pay $2.50 at the restaurant’s own parking lot. (No validation) which I find outrageous. This is not a mall parking lot or city metered parking. Just for this reason and as a matter of principle I will not go back there.

The restaurant is nicely decorated with authentic Italian themed pictures and paintings.
The owners of the restaurant must be Catholic, judging from all the icons, and pope pictures you see all around. The background music, if you can hear it above the patrons’ noise, is pure Italian. Nice touch.

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Thank DovHatayar
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Reviewed January 19, 2012

Went here with the family as an alternative to the 45 min waiting time at Olive Garden.

Lets put it this way, more Italian, more food, same service, better family atmosphere, and cheaper than olive what??? I forgot that other restaurant. Try Bucca! Ask for the pope's table!!! The kids will love it!

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Thank tattoolawyer
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Reviewed January 7, 2012

We used them to cater my dad's 90th birthday party. They were very accommodating and delivered the food EXACTLY when they said they would. The quality was good. There was more food then needed and it would have been nice if they could have helped me more with that, but overall it was a great experience and I wouldn't hesitate to use them again to cater another event. I've eaten at the restaurant too but it's been a few years but what I remember was that everyone enjoyed the meal there. We love reserving the Pope's Room for events. The only thing I would never order again is the Tiramisu...the alcohol favor was too strong!

Thank TravelingTLF
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Reviewed September 29, 2011

Astounded at the (small) portion size and BIG price. What is said to feed three (meat dish) would feed one. How is it Olive Garden can give bottomless pasta and salad for under ten dollar (with bread included) and this place charges $10.00 for BREAD alone??
Flavours are wonderful, but not at this price.

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Thank ChristineAuthoress
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Reviewed August 11, 2008

service was great, but the food was a disappointment

Thank Ultrapolitan
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