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Buca di Beppo

80 W Green St, Pasadena, CA 91105-2008
+1 626-792-7272
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good24%
  • Average32%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“garlic bread” (4 reviews)
“family style” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
80 W Green St, Pasadena, CA 91105-2008
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We celebrated my son's birthday here. There were 14 of us. Everything we ordered tasted great... Apple Gorgonzola Salad, Calamari, Mozzarella Caprese, Stuffed Mushrooms, Eggplant Parmigiana, Chicken Marsala, and Spaghetti with Meatballs. We were told that a small portion will feed about 2-3 and a...More

Thank ugooli
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The food is decent but we always seem to fall into the trap of ordering dishes with too much pasta. The chicken marsala was really good. The chicken carbonara was ok and so was our shrimp dish. Service was average.... Not bad, not great. Can...More

Thank Oneusernm2many
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A friend from out of town came and we had dinner at Buca di Beppo in Pasadena. It was early in the evening on a weekday so it was not crowded at all. The server was very friendly and the "small" portions we had were...More

Thank geotech522
Reviewed 2 May 2017

These places were really popular 10 years ago but have slid downhill...and for good reason. They serve up "family Style" Italian influence pasta with as little imagination as possible. I think this style of service, one big plate with tons of pasta in the middle...More

Thank Old P
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Huge portions and a lot of tomato sauce greet you in Buca. We got the Chef's Table in the kitchen and brought the two grandsons. They loved it, especially all the people walking through the kitchen. I'm sorry. I'm really not trying to be a...More

2  Thank lynndds
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Great and delightful dinner with my dear friends. Good presentation of our fave Italian dishes. Servers are polite and very knowledgeable of every dish served in good temperature. Spaghetti with meat balls and pizza were great! Good selection of desserts. We had a beautiful group...More

Thank Cecille Q
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here atention was great food delicoius. I recomend the garlic bread fresh out the oven. The House Wine wad also very tasty.

1  Thank Johan M
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We've eaten at Buca a number of times but this was the first - and last - time here. The food - chopped antipasti was good and we enjoyed it. The bread had the texture of Wonder Bread; really, at an Italian place? Chicken limone...More

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Nicest part of my visit with the staff. Friendly, cordial, accommodating. I was there with fantastic people. It's all downhill from there. The environment is a commercialized overload of Italian visual paraphernalia. I asked for the nutritional guidelines which is a federal mandated necessity for...More

1  Thank Erudite_journey
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We always love this Buca di Beppo in Pasadena it was one our favorite to go too tor Italian food . Our waiter Raymundo also a Bar tender at the time was serving our table.We order our Appetizer fried Calamari which should place in a...More

Thank Song L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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: 80 W Green St, Pasadena, CA 91105-2008
  • Public Transportation: Public transit bus at Colorado Blvd stop. Metro transit at Del Mar Station stop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-792-7272
  • E-mail
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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