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Buca di Beppo

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701 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4322
+1 206-244-2288
11:00 - 21:00
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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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Kent, Washington
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a Groupon for $20 worth of food for $10 so I headed over for lunch. I ordered the chicken Parmesan with fettuccine Alfredo. I noticed that bread was on the menu for $5 extra (seriously?). So, no bread. The restaurant was pretty empty which I thought was weird because their neighbor was packed for lunch. Anyway, after waiting forever... More 

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

We are truly sorry to hear you did not have a great experience placing your lunch order with us. Please make sure you follow up with us from your replicated review as we did respond from Yelp and we hope to gain back your trust in our Famiglia! More 

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121 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We enjoyed taking the whole family to Buca di Beppo for dinner. The family style portions were ample for all of our appetites and delicious too. They know how to handle a big table and the staff there was great. I heard that there's a special booth right in the kitchen upon request. That would be a great experience to... More 

Thank Brook F
Issaquah, WA
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Buca is a place you go when you want reliably good Italian food in a casual atmosphere. The portions are huge, great for sharing, and their food is delicious. My only knock would be that we were seated near families with little kids who were using loud video games at the table. It would have been nice if the restaurant... More 

Thank Vivendi4
Sw Grand Mound,
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We LOVED Buca's at their previous location... tonight for dinner, we brought my father whom is from out of town. We ordered the calamari, the Supremo Pizza and the sausage and chicken ziti. The food quality was HORRIBLE tonight! The bread was COLD... There was NO taste OR FLAVOR ON ANY OF THE FOOD... the pizza was soggy... the calamari... More 

Thank Melodie E
Beijing, China
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Been here multiple times now and always loved it! 1) Each time with large groups with young kids, made the experience easy 2) Always accommodating for us as vegetarians 3) Big portions and awesome flavor!!! 4) Decor is so interesting to look at - much fun!

Thank Dayah J
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Another great meal at a Buca di Beppo; consistently a worthwhile experience. The hearty portions, great service, good drinks, fun atmosphere, and kitschy Italian American stereotype charm makes dining at any of their restaurants worth it.

Thank Chris C
Portland, Oregon
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

This little restaurant is sort of tucked into a corner, and I suppose if you have a window seat (there aren't many) you might have a view of the lake. The overall ambience is...well, is "Italian restaurant" an ambience? There's music playing in the background, people are talking, lighting is dimmed, lots of pictures and kitsch on the walls. I... More 

Thank Chad C
Olympia, Washington
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We were staying the weekend and decided to get some food here per a recommendation. Wasn't disappointed. The food we ordered was delicious and tasty, it had flavor, we were also pleasantly surprised at their Fruta de mari (pretty sure I didn't spell that right) but it's their seafood pasta and it came with muscles, shrimp, baby clams and squid... More 

Thank Danilynn B
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Every Buca which we have ever been to serves good food-this one is not an exception. We had Chicken Marsala and Garlic Mashed Potatoes. Service was good, with even the manager asking how things went.

Thank Gary D
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484 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great family style Italian food, and an outstanding waiter. He was knowledgeable and helpful. The salad was good as was the lasagna.

Thank Yodatravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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: 701 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4322
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: +1 206-244-2288
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?