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714 Grape St, Whitehall, PA 18052-5207 (MacGarther Road)
+1 610-264-3389
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place. First let me say that this is family style. So if prices look steep it's because one plate will serve 2-3 people. The interior is filled with pics of old actors and lots of Italian art. I never had a bad time or a bad meal. I will definitely be back.

1 Thank DUANE D
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150 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Don't go here unless you are really hungry. The food is incredibly delicious, served in bowls big enough to pass. Each bowl serves 3-4 and that's the small size! I love the décor of this place, the music, and the food. Don't miss!!! Take a group....

Thank hubjeanne
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Ok the food is good I have to say that. It is best enjoyed by a group of 5 or more as it is family style serving. Out last visit was for a birthday they offer no birthday cake with a candle like everyone else does. Yes cheesy but little things count. Ok being picky here; Price point for this... More 

Thank Alex T
Edison, New Jersey
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you enjoy good Italian homestyle food, served on platters family style, then this is the place to go. This is a great family or large group destination, the service is good and so is the food. In addition, the quirky decor makes for great conversation!

Thank allegrogirl
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write this lovely review from your recent Buca di Beppo dining experience! Thank you for joining our Famiglia and we hope to celebrate with you real soon! More 

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We had multiple birthdays and an anniversary to celebrate for a total of 16 people. My wife visited the place in advance and they had a perfect sized room with a large round table that held 17 people. So, we reserved it. On the day of the event, they welcomed us warmly and because of the size of the party,... More 

Thank Art A
Ames, Iowa
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230 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

We have eaten at Buca di Beppo restaurants before in St. Paul and Des Moines (the latter is now closed). So we were looking forward to a celebratory family dinner at Buca in the Allentown area. We were not disappointed with the food, service, and moderate prices. The salads are exceptional, saltimboca and chicken parmigiana very good, and a tiramisu... More 

Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this review

We are happy to hear of the great time you had at Buca di Beppo. We pride ourselves in delivering great service, food, and overall dining atmosphere. Thank you for your positive review and we look forward to celebrating with you again soon! More 

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

The food was plentiful and good. It is a good place for familes to try different dishes since the family style you can share a few dishes.

Thank David B
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Went there once with a date and will never go back. Place was noisy with a bunch of drunken ladies in the next booth. My dates drink came back with a strange substance floating on it. We got up and left while the manager offered to pay for the meal/drink. Told him frankly, "to stick it". Never went or will... More 

Thank spribila
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Had dinner with friends. Two orders was enough for three people and a lot to carry home. The appetizer platter (calamari, mozz sticks, and mushroom caps) was decent. The salad was plentiful, and the two dishes (both chicken) were yummy. Garlic cheese bread sticks were VERY garlicky, and that's a good thing. And the tiramisu was fabulous. Service was a... More 

1 Thank thiawroane
New Jersey
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159 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

First went to this place Downtown San Diego,the Gaslamp location didnt feel like a chain but like a neighborhood resaurant.We found out later that they were nationwide and found this one closer to home.

1 Thank tojo72

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 Grape St, Whitehall, PA 18052-5207
    (MacGarther Road)
  • Public Transportation: LANTA Metro bus stop at Lehigh Valley Mall.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Whitehall
  • Phone Number: +1 610-264-3389
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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