About Buca di Beppo - Lombard
Lombard, IL 60148
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
Butterfield and Highland Ave
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Our full menu is available for Buca To Go and Delivery. If you're hosting a special occasion or group event at your home, office or a local area iver your order ($25 dreception hall, Buca To Go or Buca Delivery is the perfect choice. Our friendly & professional staff will assist you with your order, arrange a specific pick-up time for Buca To Go or delelivery fee applies to deliveries). Plates, napkins, eating & serving utensils and condiments are included. No minimum purchase required. Please allow 3 hours for same-day delivery and call for questions/details about our delivery service area.
Buca di Beppo - Lombard is located in the Southwest corner of the Yorktown Shopping Center on the intersection of Highland Avenue and Butterfield Road.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
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 - Lombard Ratings and Reviews
We love Buca, the food and service is gr ...
We love Buca, the food and service is great and very quick with getting the food. It is the wait time that caused me to give less than 5-stars. Even with a reservation, we had to wait over 30 minutes. That was frustrating with 2-kids, hence why we made a reservation. The last time we visited was on Valentines day, with a reservation, and again, waited over 30-45 minutes beyond our reservation time. Need to stop overbooking!
With Open Table reservations it was 15 m ...
With Open Table reservations it was 15 minutes to get seated while take out orders were filled by the only hostess. As you wait you can watch management and other staff in kitchen not busy. No other guests were waiting to be seated. When we were seated many empty tables with dirty dishes through out the dining room. As I reflect I don't think this was the ambiance just poor systems for clearing and dishwashing.
After our meal was served we had to wait 5 minutes to request grated Parmesan cheese. After a few minutes he rounded up a few jars. Most places serve this with the bread and oil. I just thought it was common, but waiter just seemed clueless. This chain has fallen into a discount joint overcharging for the outdated decor. For this market location you have so many better choices for service and good food. Yes it had been a few years since dining and it was in another state, but this was such a different experience from many previous visits. Good luck ...
We usually love Buca Di Beppo. Christmas ...
We usually love Buca Di Beppo. Christmas night was different. We had to wait over 30min past our reservation time for our table. We were brought the wrong food. And our final bill was upcharged-things we didn't order. We didn't receive an apology for waiting too long, receiving the wrong food, or for trying to charge us too much. Although we will go back, not on Christmas. I filed an online comment with their corporate, hoping to hear back from them soon.
I thought the staff was excellent and th ...
I thought the staff was excellent and the kitchen was well prepared for the Christmas day crowd. We had a 5:00PM reservation and we were seated by 5:20. We had water and drinks a few minutes later and food by 6:00Pm. The staff were very engaging and awesome
We had dinner on Christmas Day. It was ...
We had dinner on Christmas Day. It was very busy so service was poor, but understandable.
The server was swamped! Very few places open on Christmas, so we were lucky to even get a reservation.
We have been to Buca di Beppo many times and service has been much better.
However, I think next year on Christmas I would prefer to spend more but get better service.
I still like this restaurant and the food is good.
Had dinner on Christmas day 12.25.16. O ...
Had dinner on Christmas day 12.25.16. Our server was extremly unprofessional. When I spoke to Manager today 12.27.16, prior to posting a review with Open Table, she laughed at my experience. She did try to apologize for laughing, but that pretty much sealed the deal on my review. I will say that the food is very good and I gave it four stars, but the experience made me rate this restaurant location poor.
My family loved the relaxed feel of this ...
My family loved the relaxed feel of this place-family style dining is a unique plus. We would definitely return to try more dishes. We ordered the house salad, lasagna, and chicken parm. , all dishes were delicious. The server was friendly and we never had to ask for a refill on our drinks...they just appeared.
I dine at Buca fairly regularly, and the ...
I dine at Buca fairly regularly, and therefore have certain expectations of how the meal will go. This night blew those out of the water. It was near their closing time, we were late & the special occasion was not a good one. The staff took excellent care of us & by the time we left, we were ready to face the world again. They knew it was an awful day for us & the absolutely pulled out the stops to help.
We were seated off to our own section wh ...
We were seated off to our own section which was fine until there was garbage (it seemed like gift wrapping paper) underneath the table water on the chairs. When it was mentioned to our server about the chairs being wet she mentioned that they were not expecting to sit anyone there which to me that was uncalled for she could of said something else, how would you not know what reservations your restaurant has for that evening. The server was nice but we had to get her attention several times when we needed things.
Great for large groups - We went with a ...
Great for large groups - We went with a group of 14 (mix of kids and adults), and the family style of eating really worked well. The staff was able to get us drinks, salad, appetizers, and dinner very quickly. We had the cesear salad. We got one large, and it wasn't enough for 14. We got cheese wedges, stuffed mushrooms (6), calamari - 3 was just barely enough. We then got a large chicken parmesean, sm Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken (6), lg Fettuccine Alfredo, sm Chicken Carbonara, lg Spaghetti with Meatballs. We finished the chicken and not all of the pasta. Our "kids" included a few teens who eat like adults. I would recommend getting 2 large chicken dishes if you like something similar. My favorites were the chicken carbonara and the chicken parmesean.
Originally didn't have reservations, the ...
Originally didn't have reservations, there were 7of us and one high chair. We were told 20 minutes, which was better than the last place we tried, so we put our name in. After 30 minutes, we went up and asked how much longer it would be. We were told "they had to clear off a table and we'd be seated in a few minutes." Ten minutes later, I booked a reservation on OpenTable for us at this restaurant for a time that was within minutes (even though we were told no reservations were available). Finally after a total of an hour wait (we were told 20 minutes), we were seated. This is unacceptable, I understand that they were busy on a Saturday night and we had a larger group, but don't quote 20 minutes if the wait is going to be an hour. That comes down to poor training and poor management. We could have gone somewhere else, or back to our original restaurant choice, if we would have known the wait was going to be so long.
Our server Jennifer made our daughter's ...
Our server Jennifer made our daughter's birthday celebration special. She was quick, pleasant, and anticipated all of our needs. She made some recommendations including the stuffed shells which were the favorite of the table. We have been coming regularly but never tried them before. Food was spot on as always, and the atmosphere was lively.
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