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Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

1921 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad, CA 92009
+1 760-479-2533
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“pope room” (6 reviews)
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1921 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad, CA 92009
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

We stopped by for a glass of wine to check the place out. The lunch/dinner menu looks great as does the appetizers/happy Hour offerings. We had a glass of chardonnay and enjoyed the many famous people pictures on the walls. Also several wide screen flat...More

Thank John R
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

John, we are glad you had such a great time with us. We look forward to seeing you back soon!

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Four of us had a birthday dinner on a Sunday evening. We were in the semi-private Pope Room. It has a bust of a Pope on the huge lazy susan that serves the round table of 12. The walls are decorated with pictures and memorabilia...More

Thank gordonc11
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Italian restaurant, says immigrants restaurant because large portion, I’m visiting since 2000, prices rises a lot and portions dropped and filled business lost a lot of customers and decor still is same, flavors basically continued almost same

Thank Paulo R
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Yes, it's a chain. But, with that being said, I still like going there. It has an Italian family restaurant feel to it, lending itself to large groups. You can certainly pay a lot more for good Italian food, but you really don't need to....More

Thank kasadalace
Reviewed 11 May 2018

I guess this is an OK place for a party or small group. If you're looking for excellent food, keep looking. It has a unique motif and serves fairly standard menu items. I thought the service was slow at our recent visit. I think the...More

Thank Exoson
Reviewed 26 November 2017

In town for a soccer tournament and our team enjoyed a great Thanksgiving meal at Buca di Beppo. The food was delicious and the staff was outstanding!

Thank Randy M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Our bartender/server Trevor was great. He works there full time while attending college and is amazing at his job. The chicken marsala sauce is quite sweet, but I enjoyed it. The alfredo sauce was much thinner than other places. Chicken parm is good.

Thank marc c
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We brought in an extended family of 25 and our table was ready in ten minutes. Very special, two prime servers plus backups, stunning variety of Italian food; a very special meal. But be very careful about portions: when they say a "small" of anything...More

Thank Smitty09876
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a Monday evening should have realised on arrival that being only two other dinners that this may have been a mistake. Food was either bland or overly spicy service was poor as though they wanted to be closed. Menu is a...More

Thank IzzysDad
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I specified NO BOOTH, because the booths are tight. Reserved two weeks ahead. I had to call a manager, as the waiter said nothing else was available... Manager found us a great table for seven. Cannot say the food was all that... Started with a...More

Thank genevievebgreen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1921 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (El Camino Real)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-479-2533
  • E-mail
If you are looking for an Italian Restaurant in Carlsbad, CA then come to Buca. Our Italian Restaurant serves Authentic Family Style Italian Food. Located near the Forum of Carlsbad, your Carlsbad, CA Buca is ready to serve you all your favorite Italian specialties for lunch or dinner all week long. It's easy to see why we are everyone's favorite Italian restaurant. Our chefs create delicious, authentic Italian pastas, entrees, and pizzas and our attentive staff serves them up family style. From the moment you walk into your Carlsbad Buca, you know you are going to be well taken care of. You'll feel like family because we treat you like family. We love celebrations so be sure to book our semi-private dining rooms or set up catering for your next special event. Make your reservations or simply stop by to enjoy a meal today. We can't wait to see you!
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