Over the years La Buca was a lot of ups and downs. Evidently new management has stabilized the restaurant and the last two visits were really great. It’ll turn into a favorite easily.
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This was my favorite of the three restaurants on this block where I ate. Very nice and quiet. Good classic authentic Italian fare. The veal La Buca was excellent, as was the Penne Bolognese on a second visit. La Buca means "The Cave," and it's...More
My brother and my wife would give this 5 stars. I might give it 3. My veal tasted very good, but didn't look at all like the description in the menu. In other words things mentioned were not there, other things were.The service was good...More
arrived and got seated right away! downhill from that! had to ask waiter for a glass of wine to start! then had to catch another to ask for menus. seems that their are a lot of regulars and they are the ones that got doted...More
Wasn't easy to find someone at entrance. But all other aspects were good. Nice service. Well done steak and salmon) Mozzarella salad was okay (cheese from NY).
We descended into a charming little restaurant with an intimate atmosphere, attentive service, and excellent food. Our party of four each ordered a different dish, and each one was convinced she or he had made the best choice on the extensive menu! We will definitely...More
I have visited La Buca a number of times over the years for lunch and dinner. Have to say we are never disappointed. The tables are meticulously set; food is delicious and staff can't be more accommodating. No matter whether your first visit or your...More
La Buca is one of our favorite restaurants and we eat there often. It is the best white-tablecloth Italian restaurant in Philadelphia. They bring the meat, fish and seafood cart by your table before you order. It is fairly small; ten tables or so. It...More
This restaurant is a couple minute walk from the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and other main attractions, which is how we came across it. This restaurant is below grade - you go down a flight of stairs to access it. It is large, roomy and...More
Food was delicious. Snapper special excellent. Served with a side of brocoli and potatos au gratin. Eggplant open faced panini also very good. Full bar. We were only a few diners but did not affect the quality of the food. Please visit.