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7979 Center Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647-3052 (Beach Avenue)
+1 714-891-4666
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Westminster, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

It took us a long time to seat (6 adults). When seated on the second floor, we noticed that there were a lot of empty tables (for 4 and more than 4). It was a Sunday before Valentine's Day and our reservation was for 4:30 pm, yet it took us so long to get a table.

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Thank sevillacnp
Cypress
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Shared this meal with some close friends and had a blast! Extraordinary food, service, and fun! Parking is tough, but very well worth the wait.

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Thank dmdobler
Huntington Beach,CA
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147 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We went to Bucca with a party of 10 people. Had reservations and requested a certain room with a large round table. Upon arrival we were told to go upstairs to our table which we did. After siting down and awaiting the arrival of the rest of our party a hostess came and told us we were at the wrong... More 

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Thank Rondo
Orange County, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 9 and went because we had 2 kids in the group. The food is average to say the least. Would have been better but the service really brought it down. A waiter should check back more than once for drink refills during the course of a meal. Go at your own risk.

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Thank Courtney L
Cypress, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Other than getting seated in the hot, noisy kitchen when we first arrived the evening was fabulous. We were able to move upstairs where we had much nicer seating and many others were having celebrations so it was an exuberant crowd and a lot of fun. Our first time there we were amazed at the size of our orders, all... More 

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Thank tinvender
Temecula, California
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400 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I love this Buca di Beppo with our happy server Dana. Lunch was fantastic with fresh Salmon with loads of capers & fresh tomatoes. Join Buca di Beppo's E Club for coupons.

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Thank Bev B
Costa Mesa, California
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322 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We returned here a year later to celebrate some birthdays and had a great time. The food is always good; we had the chicken saltimbocca, six cheese pizza, chicken parmesan an spaghetti. Way too much food although we did come with empty stomachs. The service is prompt and efficient and drinks and bread were brought immediately. Our order was taken... More 

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1 Thank Paul S
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review, as we always love feedback from our guests.  We are happy to hear of the great time you had and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Hatfield, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

If you like a life=size bust of the pope inside a clear plastic box in the middle of your dinner table - this is the ghastly experience for you! Overpriced food didn't help the atmospheric depression.

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

I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy dining in the Pope's Room. It is one of our most popular rooms in all of our locations. Maybe next time you visit you can dine in our other unique dining rooms! Thanks so much for the feedback, we really appreciate it! More 

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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

The food is mediocre and vastly over-priced (from salads to entrees). It amazes me that this place is always busy. Even with all their discount coupons, this place is not a good value for what you get. I really don't like the Olive Garden, but I sure would choose it over this restaurant. We have given it several chances, but... More 

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Thank Ron K
Banning, California
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

When they say it is family style the are not kidding. Unless you plan on taking half or more home do not go by yourself. Portions are crazy even for family style. Food is Hot and Fresh. Some pastas are so fresh they may take 30 minutes before they hit the table. Pricing is great for the amount of food... More 

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Thank Royston S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7979 Center Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647-3052
    (Beach Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Public bus transit, 29 North Route, Huntington Beach to La Habra - Bus stop #2718.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-891-4666
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.

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