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Cafe La Buca

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451 South Cypress Road, Pompano Beach, FL
+1 954-786-0673
Today
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Uberlandia, MG
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place! Fantastic food! Excellent appetizer! The pasta???? Uahuhuhuuhuhuh. !!!! Unique service..!! I recomend!!!

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Thank epssantana
Coral Springs, Florida
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very tasty but they had no menu which made ordering weird. The server helper was very good, the waitress seemed inebriated and kinda funny. The food will make us go back and we will judge the service when we return. The plates are meant to be shared, the veal chop was excellent, they had a special this... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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64 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Marco does take care of you... NO Menu.. No prices.. he gives you options of whats available today. His delivery and explanations are amusing-food served family style...keep your cutlery for every next dish... no table clothes- below average atmosphere and service. Although we enjoyed the food and non orthodox approach to ordering our food.. We did leave a little surprised... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

As usual excellent,Marco and his team always attentive,unique flavours have to try,family style dining perfect to share,they have a wine list ,you could bring your own wine as well,not very noticeable from outside not a big place either but you go there for the food(staff is great too) highly recommended 👍

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Thank Fatima A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Great place! It's a small wonderful place. It is a slice of Italy and the food reminds me of all my travels in Italy.

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Thank Michael G
Swipes123, Public Relations Manager at Cafe La Buca, responded to this review

Thank you Michael. We love sharing our family recipes with our guests. We look forward to having you again soon More 

Weston, Florida
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61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Wow! What a break from the faux Italian restaurants in the Broward County. The owner is from Naples [Italy]. He is very personable and knows his food. We had a party of 16 mostly Sicilian and Italians. So, impressing us wasn't going to be easy. We did family style. First was meatballs, an unbelievable stuffed mozzarella [fresh spinach and tomatoes],... More 

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Thank JerryTambo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We recently had a fun family dinner at Cafe La Buca. Pizza is very good. We shared several dishes, branzino, lamb and linguine with clams. Brought our own wine and enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Will definitely go back.

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New York City, New York
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92 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Its a limited menu and that's ok, be ready to only share, and that's ok also. Some of the food was very nicely done, and some was not. Overall it was not the best nor the worse I've had in Italian. Did not try the pizza. Had to return the lamb chops dinner as they were too tough, not overdone... More 

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richmond virginia
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was our third visit as we hadn't been here in 2 years and were looking forward to a great meal. Unfortunately what we got was an ok meal, which was expensive for what we got and just being "ok". Last time we went there were menus but not this time. We were automatically given charred brussles sprouts (which were... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Be warned! This is a low key family run pizza joint by day and goes upscale at dinner. The no menu no prices gimmick tends to up the end price to restaurants benefit in my opinion. Everything we've had has been very good to sublime. We love the pasta with clams which seems to always be available. Most dishes change... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 South Cypress Road, Pompano Beach, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Pompano Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 954-786-0673
Description
"This is a tiny authentic Naples-style italian restaurant with no menu but amazing food. You are asked what you'd like: pasta, meat, or fish. Then they tell you what they have available that night. Reservations are highly recommended. This packs up even in non season. (They close in September to return to visit family in Naples, Italy). Everything you eat there is wonderful! Helped along by the wood oven, homemade pastas, and family loving care to each dish".

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?