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Buca di Beppo

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Universal City Area
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100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608 (Cahuenga)
+1 818-509-9463
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Visalia, CA
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118 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually dine at the one in Anaheim, but we were closer to Univeral so we dined there. Atmosphere is fun and very friendly. Portions are flintstone size and the drinks are awesome! Very fun place to bring the family!

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

We love you too, Brian! Thanks for sharing your experience with us. From our Famiglia to yours, we look forward to celebrating with you again real soon! More 

Corona, California
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414 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is your standard Bucca di Beppo. I was solo so ate at the bar EARLY. I ordered my food and it was there in a SNAP!! The bartender was nice enough. I am sure this appeals to families and large groups because of the portions. I stuck with your basic penne alla vodka. It was good.

Thank Bonnie C
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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798 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Towards the end of a long enjoyable day walking and viewing art works we happened on this restaurant on our way back to our hotel. We chose salad and pasta dishes. As warned on the menu, the portions were ridiculously large and defeated us. The food was fine and the service friendly.

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

We are pleased to hear of this constructive response from your experience at Buca di Beppo. We are known to have very generous portions and make sure no one goes home hungry! We look forward to celebrating with you again soon! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Ok....my family really likes every one of the Buca's that we have gone to. Very reliable, dependable, and consistent. We decided to go to this location with a group of six and we planned our trip well. We got some gift cards because when you are going to spend around $200....any bit helps. Service was slow - but it was... More 

Thank califmac
Spokane, Washington
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

8 people for my granddaughter's 18th birthday. We had a beautiful table set and ready for us on time .. tucked away upstairs in an alcove that made us feel like we had the place to ourselves. The wait staff was INCREDIBLE. The food was delicious. We had a wonderful time together celebrating my beautiful granddaughter.

Thank Razzlebari
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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137 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Everything about this place is satisfying. The decor is always interesting and food is always tasty. It seems pretty authentic than other Italian places. Proportions are big and there is the bread basket to add on top of that. Servers are friendly and keep our drinks topped off. We had a photographer come by to our group and take our... More 

Thank CHinSoCal
Murrieta, California
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437 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I took my teenage son and his friends here after a day at Universal Studios. They loved it. It always fun to look at the chaotic art (?). Food is family style for sure. Everything we had was great! Love the salads here too! They take your photo for a nice memory of your dinning experience, which was fun for... More 

Thank JAE2512
Ontario, California
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We desided to have Our Family Reunion for the Holidays at BUCA DI BEPPO Origina; Farmer Market in Los Angeles, Convenient location to get together with Family around Los Angeles area, nice parking, nice atmosphere, did some pre arangement to request Menue and prices. They give Us some nice private room for Our gathering and it was a very nice... More 

Thank 1000advises
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017

to start off the staff was amazing, we got to sit at the chef table/Kitchen Table (you ge to see the action). everyone one of the cooks where very entertaining not a down moment the food was good i got the walnut salad with cranberry. very very good.

Thank Jerson F
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch and was appalled by what appeared to be a hygiene issue. We ordered calamari and there was a long hair in the batter. The way the manager dealt with their situation appeared too relaxed which can hint to the tolerance towards such issues. I have done at other outlets and was overly pleased with quality... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Italian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
  • Public Transportation: Metro subway stop at Universal Studios.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-509-9463
  • This restaurant is at Universal Studios Hollywood
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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