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About Buca di Beppo - Sacramento
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.
Sacramento, CA 95825
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
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 reception 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 deliver your order ($25 delivery 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.
Free on-site self parking.
Regional Bus Transit - Howe Avenue Stop
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, 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 - Sacramento Ratings and Reviews
The food has become extremely overpriced for what they offer. The Sangria Carraffe was $25 with no fruit pieces. Just cheap table wine and fruit juice with too much ice.
I got the wool pulled over my eyes because the previous server switched gift cards on me and when I tried to use it, it had a zero balance. "Always double check the balance and trust no one"
Probably the last time I will ever go to Bucca, it's just not worth it. I mean Olive Garden is better and this is Olive Garden we are talking about.
Our waiter was scattered brained and very inattentive. One of the pasta dishes we ordered had a piece of hair in it and it was quickly replaced. They were out of the birthday cake that night, they ran out of bread, and lasagna. Our waiter charged us for 2 more teas than we ordered and kindly removed them when we inquired about it. When we were leaving he asked if he could run a credit card for us and we reminded him that, he had already brought us the corrected bill. We had already signed and paid. He also failed to apply the coupon as part of my birthday special that emailed to me. Our entire experience was awful, which was not a very happy birthday.
We were disappointed that they had a run out of the veal parmigiana... and we were told this after our appetizer.. so then we had to choose another entree.. we gave in to the chicken parmigiana to come out though... it was good, but our wait was long, our sangria took forever too 😐.. we were just a tad disappointed 😔
Here we go! Well the scenery was pretty nice, I mean it was a new place for me. I decided to start my night off with A SHOT of FIREBALL, only for the waiter to come back and tell me they ran out! (Who runs out of fireball?) obviously buca did. I ordered speghetti and meatballs and could wait for my order to get to my table ( the waiter was taking forever) the speghetti looked like it was 3 big meatballs sitting on top of noodles! At that moment I wished I was at speghetti factory. For the price of their food I'd suggest buca step up their game! My bowl of sauceless carbs turned me off from buca di peppo! ... this was Valentine's Day night!
This classic family style Italian restaurant is great place to celebrate in a fun environment especially if you want to be loud and have a blast without offending the table next to you. Maybe not the best place for a romantic and intimate dinner with that special one but definitely a place for lovers after the formalities of impressing one another.
We love the coziness of the table in the kitchen. Although a table for 4, it seats five of us, including 3 tall men/boys, quite comfortably. We also love interacting with the kitchen staff and watching other people (sometimes familiar faces) come through. Just the right blend of privacy and socializing.
Food wasn't as good as usual. The meat sauce pasta had no flavor, the garlic bread was uneatable ( they didn't charge us for it) and the chicken lemone was dry. Service was great (or server was the best we ever had (Monika I think) and made up for the not so tasty food. We had fun.
I wonder if they have a new team in the kitchen??? Been there a few times and the food was great before so will be going again. You should give it a try.
Upon arriving in was told it would.be moment to get table together for our 11 person party, even though I had reservation. We then waited approximately 20+/- minutes with a reservation & mind you I did ask what took so long since restaurant was not full many open tables and got the we will seat you in a moment sir. And there is no room for anybody to really wait one small bench and we had our entire party there since that was required when.placing the reservation.
So now that we have been seated in a makeshift room with limited heat on a cold night in a room full of exterior windows so it stayed cool in the room throughout our dining and we had to split tables with our party which was not asked just assumed.by restaurant to be good. Our food was okay plenty of it too just not a lot great flavors pretty bland overall, we had Veal Saltimbocca which was prepared different than I've ever had and all who were in our party. Spaghetti and ravioli were just okay nothing that great, now the baked spicy rigatoni was a good meal and my favorite of them all but it was just ok to others in our party so this being our first experience with this restaurant it likely was our last. Our server was really good and attentive to our group but ultimately the food must shine at some point and it just never did.
Somewhat disappointed that we booked in advance with Open Table, only to find our party of 4 waiting for a table with the rest of the crowd long after our reservation. We have two young toddlers and arrived 10-15 minutes prior to our reservation (we also were in the empty parking lot for 30 minutes prior waiting for our toddlers to wake up from a nap); to our disappointment, we waited over 25 minutes for a table. The hostess was disorganized and kept customers waiting at the door despite several open tables in addition to the entire 2nd floor being completely empty! It seems as though they had reserved one too many spots and did not know how to handle the situation. The restaurant operations were disorganized. While the food and service was par, I don't think we would return due to the experience in waiting for our table - with a reservation!
We went here on Christmas Eve despite the multiple negative reviews. I've been to other locations though that were always really fun and so thought it might be a fun place to be on Christmas Eve. The hostess staff was nice enough but as we waited for our table, we went to the bar to get a drink. The bartender could barely muster up the energy to get our drinks- despite the fact there was one other person at the bar (they seemed to have a rapport and so he just had no desire to interact with us). Then our waiter... I mean he was way over it. I get it. It was Christmas Eve. There were tons of people there. But much like the bartender, he could not pretend he wanted to be there or wanted any part of serving us. And then the food. We ordered the chicken saltimbocca which basically was very beige, definitely reheated, chicken breasts with sad slices of proscuitto on top. Meatball side was dry. And spaghetti with sauce was basically red water. And our price for all of this plus glass of wine- $89. It was such a disappointment. I would say you dont go to Buca di Beppo's necessarily for the food. If the food is good, its a bonus. You go there for the fun lively atmosphere. This night was anything but fun and sadly I think this will be the last time I go here.
Eight of us came here for Christmas Eve & were seated promptly at a perfect table by the window. We ordered the Antipasto chopped salad which is amazing, the chicken Marsala, tasty but a bit too sweet for our tastes, baked ziti, fettucine Alfredo, Childs portion of spaghetti with meatballs which was more like an adult portion, and cannoli for dessert. The food and service was first rate, our server was efficient & very friendly and we had a very favorable experience.
The food was poor and there was arguing among the kitchen help, which we could hear. I have been going to this restaurant for years. You didn't get your value for a Thanksgiving dinner special. The regular Italian food we ordered was fair. Not enough help for a holiday. We made reservation a week in advance.
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