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Buca di Beppo

$$ - $$$
Upper Northwest
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1825 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5708 (Florida Avenue)
+1 202-232-8466
11:00 - 23:00
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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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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I always like ending a school trip with Buca di Beppo, it is just the perfect way to settle down with the kids and be a family. Let there be no doubt about it, this is a family place. It is loud, it is cluttered, it is homey, and there is A LOT of food. Their portions are extravagant, if... More 

Thank Jorge R
Greenville, North Carolina
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to Buca for dinner many times before, this was my first lunch experience. I had the baked ziti and it was cooked to perfection. The beer was cold and the service was great.

Thank Connie C
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 5:40 and left at 6:15... all 200 were fed fettuccine Alfredo, spaghetti, chicken parmesan and cheese cake!!! Due to D.C. traffic we were VERY late for our reservation but we were VERY well taken care of! The food itself is average and it is served family style. The restaurant is full of interesting pictures and art work.... More 

1 Thank Kristin C
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The portions are the largest I have ever seen. Service is really good. There is a strong cheese smell that I did not like. The spicy chicken pasta was good. The lasagna did not taste great. Great value for money though.

Thank Mohamed A
Sacramento, CA
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89 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We needed a quick and easy dinner and this restaurant was convenient and did not have a wait. The servers were very nice and helpful, but food is not worth it. pasta with olive oil and vegetables was watery and very blah. Salad was average. There are so many great restaurants in DC, get out and explore. But if you... More 

Thank CMFM
Wilmington, Delaware
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655 reviews
555 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 601 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Really average Italian in a fun setting with completely disoriented staff when it comes to Italian cuisine. Definitely a "formula" experiment. Not worth experiencing twice. Fun but don't go for the dining experience. They don't even have cannoli or espresso.

Thank RoadTripper516
Vernal, Utah
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87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I really like BDP as far as chain food goes. The chicken Parmesan is by far my favorite. I even love it cold the next morning! This location offered terrific service to our rowdy group of 6. The manager stopped by to check on us, our drinks were always full and the menu recommendations were spot on.

Thank loa337
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I was with a large party on a busy evening so that may account for the slow service. No one came back to refill our water or cocktails. By the time we were served, the pasta was either room temperature or cold (being seated at a long, family-style table against a wall, under an air conditioning vent didn't help). We... More 

Thank Dinocatlover P
Hyderabad, India
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131 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

good food. based on the italian theme it has very good ambiance. the service was also good. price is moderate

Thank kodasrivatsa
Epsom, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This was a must stop this year for me and after going in to splurge last year on my last night of vacation I realized that I had the best Meal of the week there and spent less than any where else in town and the staff was great and attentive so this year my wife joined me for a... More 

Thank dmp552016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Italian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
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: 1825 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5708
    (Florida Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Buca di Beppo is approximately a 10-minute walk from the Metro Dupont Cirlce stop, exit NQ.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-232-8466
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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