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Buca di Beppo

643 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1610
+1 650-329-0665
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“baked ziti” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
643 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1610
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Reviewed yesterday

I've taken students in my class here multiple times - at dinner it's probably necessary to have the private room or there's too much noise. Lunch is fairly quite in the main room. The family-style food is excellent for sharing and the large menu offers...More

Thank Shelley F
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Although not cheap (for students), I would say this place gives better value for money than most places around Palo Alto. The food was great and the portions were just nice (for 2 pax).

Thank Sri S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I went to Buca Di Beppo in Palo Alto in order to get the best Lasagna EVER. Order the small lasagna, which easily feeds 3 adults, to take home for the weekend with my wife in the Fresno area. While waiting the short period of...More

Thank GREG A
Reviewed 22 February 2018

ordered the celebration package and was very pleased. The mixed green salad was crisp and fresh. The spaghetti and meat sauce was delicious. The Baked Ziti was very good. very good service.

Thank 1GiantsMS
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This place has gone downhill in no time. We made a reservation well in advance for a birthday party. We confirmed the reservation 3 days in advance as we had birthday celebration with out-of-town family. When we came nothing was prepared, they gave us 2...More

Thank polinav
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We came here on a Friday night without a reservation and waited for 10-15 minutes. Pretty good I thought. Portion sizes, even in the small size, was more than enough for a party of two. Definitely try the apple gorgonzola salad and order one of...More

Thank BayAreaTraveler6338
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great food and exceptional service but the portions are small when you think about traditional Italian family meals. When ordering, you need to do the plus 2 method. If you are a party of 6, order for 8.

Thank meanmachine439
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We had a reservation for a large holiday party. When we arrived, they did not have tables set up to accommodate us (although they definitely had the reservation in the system). They were also unaware of the set menu we had arranged. It was very...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

It enlighten you when first step in the table areas. The colours, decoration and photos attracts you. Photos are hanged all over the walls show Italian elements. Passion in religion, football, sexy girls. The food is out of question Italian taste. Most extinguished, family portion....More

Thank Ken C
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

We're so glad you had such a great time with us. We look forward to seeing you back soon!

Reviewed 24 April 2017

This reminds me of Carmine's in NYC. Meals are meant to be family style and the menu is great! Kids got specialty drinks in flashing cups, so they were thrilled! We ordered a chicken limone, which was almost inedible. It's basically cheap frozen chicken with...More

Thank santaluvsme
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thanks for reaching out to address your concerns. We have contacted the management team to make them aware of the food quality of the chicken limone you've experienced from this location, as there is always room for improvement! We hope to see you again real...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1610
    (Hamilton)
  • Public Transportation: We are very close to the Palo Alto BART station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-329-0665
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Description
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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