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La Buca

#428 of 9,418 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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220/4 Sukhumvit soi 1 | Wattana Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
+66 2 253 3190
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Italian restaurant located at 220/4 Sukhumvit Soi 1, Bangkok, on right hand side as you walk up Soi 1 and is just before the first road into Bumrungrad Hospital. If you blink you might miss the entrance so be watchful, look for Mr Oreste the owner, who sometimes sits outside. He is 'the man', knows his food, wine and... More 

Thank DadSan
Valdez, Alaska
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Nice folks and great lam and Rib steak!!! A close walk from Bumrungrad hospital. Gotta look for it, it's cozy but really great food!!!

Thank fishman1948
Bangkok, Thailand
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I've been eating here for more than 10 years. I enjoy their pasta very much, especially their "Paradiso" with foie gras and truffle. La Buca cake has a lot of alcohol and is one of my favorite dessert.

Thank psaipetc
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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196 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Delicious authentic italian food, most ingredients are imported from italy. Owner from italy, very friendly and chatty. Located near Bumrungrad hospital, if you are around don't miss out on this little gem.

Thank Reggie_lu
Singapore, Singapore
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147 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Found this on a walkabout escape from Bumrungad International Hospital, and had an absolutely fabulous meal. It really brought me back to the summer I spent in Italy trying to pick up Italian(s) at the local trattoria. Wine selection had a good range, and there were lots of pictures on the menu.

Thank TawnyaSingapore
Ottawa, Canada
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176 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a small Italian Restaurant that is run by an Italian owner. The food was amazing. The prices are average but certainly a great meal. Must check out.

Thank Mike S
Venice, Italy
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

If you only enjoy fancy and chic restaurants, this is not for you. La Buca is a small, simple restaurant serving authentic delicious Italian food without fuss. The owner will treat you like guests at his home. I was there with a friend and we were going to order antipasti from the menu for our starter and he immediately warned... More 

Thank BangkokLisa
Palmerston, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Food was A-1 friendly atmosphere handy for us staying at Best Western Will be back in November Looking forward

Thank jayrob2011
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Just leaving the hospital and needed something different than what we have been eating. This place knocks it out of the park! The food is delicious and clearly made to please. It's a bit pricier than its street vendor counterparts but each Baht is worth it. This is a meal you will be telling your friends about. The environment is... More 

Thank Allison J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I am regular visitor for sub 1,000 of medium rare ribeye and for truffle risotto that can hardly be matched. Steak with blue cheese source is the worst yet inevitable enemy to my wallet.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220/4 Sukhumvit soi 1 | Wattana Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Sukhumvit
  • Neighbourhood: Sukhumvit
  • Phone Number: +66 2 253 3190

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Sukhumvit

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With a mix of shopping malls, hip bars and food stalls lining both sides of Thailand’s longest road, you’ll rarely encounter a dull moment along Sukhumvit. While the main road itself doesn't offer a lot in terms of entertainment, it's the adjoining 'sois' (alleys) where the magic happens. Popular spots are soi 11 for a lively night out, soi 4 for naughty nightlife and soi 21 for world-class shopping at Terminal 21. It's hard to cover everything this area has to offer in on day, so be sure to take your time. Sukhumvit is heavily congested with traffic during day and night, so getting from A to B is most convenient using the BTS Skytrain right above it.
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