About Buca di Beppo - Campbell
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.
Italian, American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or group event, Buca di Beppo Delivery or Buca To Go is the perfect choice for great Italian food and fun. From casual parties to corporate luncheons, we offer a delicious selection sure to satisfy everyone. Our friendly and professional staff will assist you with your order, arrange a specific pick-up time for Buca To Go or transport your order ($25 delivery fee applies to deliveries). Tablecloths, plates, napkins, eating and serving utensils and condiments are included. No minimum purchase is required. Please allow 3 hours for same-day delivery.
4 story parking garage available and other available parking surrounds the restaurant
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, planning a business dinner or having a night out with family and friends, Buca di Beppo is your answer to one fabulous group dining experience! Buca serves authentic Italian family-style meals in an eclectic, vintage setting. Our knowledgeable staff will help organize and plan your group event or meetings with diverse lunch or dinner banquet packages - ideal for groups of 20 or more. Private and semi-private rooms are available.
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From Buca's delicious, Italian cuisine to the fun and festive atmosphere, we know how to have a good time! Our dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. We can accommodate any event or budget, from business occasions to casual family affairs.
Buca di Beppo - Campbell Ratings and Reviews
The appetizer if fried calamari was ined ...
The appetizer if fried calamari was inedible. The salad was over dressed but the lasagne and pizza were good. It was my husbands birthday and we got free dessert. The servers were nice but those bringing the food were a little confused. Overall an ok experience but not great.
BdB is an experience. You normally will ...
BdB is an experience. You normally will not see individuals, or couples dinning. It will be a family group celebrating a birthday, an employee group, or maybe just a group of friends. It always is a warm, fun "group" experience that seems to permeate the environment. That , along wit the interior design that breaks up a very large space into a rich , intimate labyrinth of smaller rooms , adds to the comfort.
We always leave with a sense of the world being right!
A fun place to eat, my mom and I had din ...
A fun place to eat, my mom and I had dinner there after seeing Broadway San Jose's The Sound of Music. Our food was yummy, especially the warm bread. We had the spaghetti and meat balls, ate until we were stuffed, and still had lots of leftovers. The chocolate cake was the best I've had since Costco stopped making their All American Chocolate cake (my all time favorite chocolate cake). A special shout out to Sierra, our waitress. Her service was above outstanding, it was the best service I have ever had in any restaurant, we were both very impressed with her. I would be happy to recommend Buca di Beppo to friends and to go there again myself.
Service always seems to be an issue at t ...
Service always seems to be an issue at the Campbell location. There is always one or two food orders incorrect or not delivered until the end of the meal. If the taste of food declines, we would not return. The restaurant was fairly empty last two times we came so there is no excuse for the lack of service or mess up of food orders! These problems I'm sure have lead to a decline in dinners.
It was watered down pasta + sauce and ba ...
It was watered down pasta + sauce and bad tasting at high prices. Seafood linguini was not fresh. Serving spoon was covered with residue build up with glob of cheese + green leafy stuff that had hardened. It was disgusting. Waitress did not get drink order correctly. Customer service was lacking.
Our waiter was friendly but extremely sl ...
Our waiter was friendly but extremely slow! Asked for water twice and finally had to flag down someone else before getting our waters. Long wait for bread. Salad came but no plates or utensils at our table. Pizza and chicken Parmesan delicious but spaghetti watery and tasteless. The last time we ate there, we waited a long time for our order to come. Used to get great service and food.
We used to like Bucca but this time we w ...
We used to like Bucca but this time we were very much disappointed!!. The veal and chicken is overcooked.Very though and hard to bite or cut. Service is very poor i have to ask twice for another set of utensils. We can see employees just chatting and we have to wait for service?!!. Very disappointing. Will not go back again
So much noise. I've been eating dinner h ...
So much noise. I've been eating dinner here four years. But this was by far the worst experience. Dropping pans over and over again the noise was terrible. If it were my first time going to buca I wouldn't return. But our server was the only notable positive he was great and thank you to him.
While the food here was delicious and I ...
While the food here was delicious and I love the fact that they accommodate large groups very easily, our experience wasn't the best. It was my mom's birthday and when I told the waitress, she said I had to turn in a birthday coupon from their website when I made the reservation to get the birthday song. Since I booked our reservation through Open Table I did not get that option. It was very awkward being told that they won't sing the song and terrible customer service. Everyone else who was celebrating a birthday was sang to and I felt really bad that they didn't do that for my mom.
The portions are huge...with only the tw ...
The portions are huge...with only the two of us, and staying in a hotel we didn't want the leftovers. The chopped salad was good but way over-dressed and the eggplant parmesan was pretty good as well. Sierra was a great server.
I had a large party of 10+. I asked the ...
I had a large party of 10+. I asked the hostess if I could see the table when I arrived early. She said no, that my server had not arrived yet?? Strange reply? I went anyways. The sangria made for a pitcher was punch. I ordered the food before most of my guests arrived... before we even sat down and still it took forever. I mentioned my 20% off coupon to my server. He waived to me "fine" but when the bill came we both forgot about it. I went back the next day to speak to the manager. He said "maybe" he'll be able to help me, that it wasn't up to him. I told him the biggest reason I booked my party at Buca was because of this coupon. It's been awhile since I ate there. It will be awhile before I return.
So many things went wrong, I probably forgot something. Here's the list to my recollection:
The House's (Buca) Fault:
- A/C Broken - Restaurant was a sauna.
Unprofessional Management - we asked one manager a question and he just responded with "I don't know, I work at a different location. I'm just working here for the day." (Working how exactly? - by telling customers you can't help them because you work at a different location?)
Broken Blender - No blended drinks
Crown Royal "out of stock" (saw some at bar later)
Server's (Gail) Fault:
It took her 50 minutes to get us water, which was requested at least 3 times AFTER taking our initial drink order.
Took 20 mins after being seated to come by and ask us for beverages.
Went MIA for long periods at a time (walked over to bar frustrated just to order my first drink.)
Asked for walnuts only on the side of our salad, due to an ALLERGY. Instead, the salad comes back with walnuts on the side, and IN THE SALAD. The walnuts were not discovered until scooped out on plates as they were buried beneath the surface.
Instead of taking us for our word that walnuts were in the salad, Gail PICKED THROUGH OUR SALAD just so she could see for herself. As someone who waited tables for 6+ years, in both fine dining and casual establishments, this is unacceptable ANYWHERE. You don't pick through someones food. That is rude no matter where you are, much less a restaurant.
An endless stream of excuses every time she came back to our table, and passing blame on to everyone else. The list of people Gail had to blame included but was not limited to: Management, the Bar, other servers, bussers, & the kitchen. She even went as far to say the restaurant she used to work at in Palo Alto 2 months ago would never had been this unprepared.
I take pride in being a good tipper, always giving 20%+, but in this case I felt the 14% we left was far too generous for the awful service. Will not return.
Always a great meal
We are return customers. Bucca di Beppo never disappoints. The food is always good. I wanted to give a special shout out to our servers Jessica and Adrian. They were both really friendly and made sure we were enjoying our dinner (checking on drink refills, asking if everything is okay, etc.). Thank you!
Kind of a weird experience. This was my first time at a Buca, and wasn't sure what to expect. I wanted to order the "Chocolate Manhattan" that was shown prominently on the menu because it sounded interesting (Maker's 46 with chocolate bitters), but the waitress told me the bar didn't have the ingredients for it, which I thought was strange so I just stuck with water. Ordered two pasta dishes, baked ziti and a seafood one with various types of shellfish in it. The ziti was fine, although really bland. The seafood pasta dish was supposed to come with a "spicy red clam" sauce, but all we found was water at the bottom of the bowl with chili flakes in it, with barely any tomato to be found. I had to ask for extra sauce which helped a lot. The seafood that came with it tasted fine.
First time here
7:30pm reservation - we were finally given a table at 806pm
Waitress did not check in with us more than one time the entire time we ere at the restaurant, she took he order, brought the food, we had to ask others for bread and anything
that we needed.
- Not going to recommend this location, because of this, I would not like my guests to have tis kind of experience.
Myself and 2 guests attended dinner this night.
great food - service, meh
Family dinner for our daughter's birthday. Great food, served family style and we always end up ordering too much food. Food was great - service was lacking. We saw other servers in our area all the time but our's was there few and far between. When we got our food, one of the items was missing, after about 10 minutes I asked her (when I saw her) if she forgot the item and THEN she informed me that it had been delayed and would be coming soon. Several minutes later she came and said that it had overcooked and wold be 15 more minutes and that the manager would comp us for it as we would be almost done by then. When it came we were still eating so we had it served but most came home in a doggy bag. I had to ask for the bill - and the late item was on there, not comped as she said. We ate it so no big deal. After waiting for about 10 minutes, I finally flagged another server to give her the bill with my card - then waited 10-15 minutes for her to come back with the copy for me to sign (I was just about to get up and search for her). When we left there was a large group of servers (her included) congregating at the front desk, talking and on their phones - probably explains why our service was poor.
It did take us some time to order because our daughter was late - but a group of similar size sat next to us (arrived when we were ordering) but had a different server. They were eating when we were still waiting and paid their check and were gone before our check arrived.
Hoping this was an isolated incident.
good family restaurant
loved the chicken and prosciutto entree.
spaghetti and meatballs was good too, especially the huge meatballs!!!
The biggest disappointment was the Mt. Vesuvius dessert - the chocolate cake was very dense, cold and DRY. There wasn't enough ice cream on it to help make the cake edible. Basically, I'm surprised that the watress did not warn us about it. As a result, we did not finish it. Too difficult after we ran out of ice cream. Plus it was not a cheap dessert. REALLY should be a moist and soft cake. The written description made it sound like a lava cake w/ molten choclate on it... NOT so at all.
Waitress was probably very busy, since we hardly saw her. Service was too slow when it came to the end of our meal. We flagged down a hostess (possibly manager) to ask for our bill.
Good food and pleasant service
Buca always tries to innovate and introduce new menu items. It's apple salad is delicious! We booked a reservation ahead of time for two people and were seated almost right away.
The manager came by and checked on us at least once!
Good, personable servers and delicious food make it a good Saturday night activity. I am looking forward to bringing my entire family to this restaurant.
It could have so much better
We are fairly regular diners here and this is the first time we have been disappointed in the service and the food.
Our server seemed very disinterested. We had to ask for bread plates, my drink was delayed until I caught his eye and reminded him and he pretty much avoided eye contact whenever he walked near our table.
The pasta sauce itself was watery. Pasta sauce should not be watery. We were never asked or offered more water.
It took forever to just get the food...the place was not terribly busy.
It took forever to get our check.
We rarely do this but left only a 10 % tip.
We were excited to go out for national Pasta Night but so disappointed in the meal that when our son heard this he made spaghetti for us. It was soooo much better.
Fun spot for good Italian food
We are regular customers at Bucca di Beppo. It has a fun environment, tasty Italian food and friendly staff. It's not fancy, but it is reliable. Our favorites are the chicken parm and the spicy chicken rigatoni. You can't go wrong with those choices.
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