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Buca di Beppo

855 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3009
+1 415-543-7673
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
855 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3009
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as a small (5) group. Service was enthusiastic but unprofessional. Took 15 minutes for drinks order to be taken - almost as long again for them to arrive. When food finally arrived, one meal had clearly been forgotten and turned up when everyone else...More

Thank Philking64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now, this is genuine Italian food as it should be. Longtime ago, I had this food orgecm. We decided to come back, so this is the second in a row. My order, Brussels sprouts e prosciutto. Apple gorgonzola salad, a blast. Drinks, can be improved,...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're skeptical when hearing reviews of places, as we'd rather judge for ourselves. We went, we ate, we judged, we LOVED! We don't go out to eat often, but when we do, we want quality, quantity and value. We got high quality, ENORMOUS quantity and...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

It's a very lively family friendly and casual restaurant.The food is good. They serve large portion. The Apple gorgonzola salad is good and fettuccine Alfredo was good. Service was good.

Thank mcalip1
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you for the lovely review from your recent experience at Buca di Beppo. From our Famiglia to yours, we look forward to celebrating with you again real soon!

Reviewed 10 April 2017

You know what you are getting. A step up from Olive Garden, with large family style plates of too much pasta that's overcooked. But the tastes are all good, the manager was very helpful and friendly, and although it's not cheap, in this city nothing...More

Thank jasonjarvis
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We tried to have an early dinner for 20 adults. We were seated in an empty area and in walked 40 or 50 college women who repeatedly broke out in cheers and screams in celebration. We could not hear ourselves. The food and drink was...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

I have Italians in my family, I have Italians as my close friends, and I have visited Italy more than once! Buca is real Italian food, served as if you were in an Italian family home. I have never seen anyone leave a Buca hungry,...More

Thank CaptainJWcourt
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Have been visiting SF for 3 years and this place always catch my eye. What a deception. Place is nice, but variety is small... an italian place with no gnocci? Only 5 types of pizza On the other hand, service was top notch. Prices...jeje, its...More

Thank c A
Reviewed 31 January 2017

If you like pizzas don't eat here. Not real pizzas. The decoration is good but the place have a strange smell. They only have big pizzas (for 2 or 3 persons).

Thank carolinafq
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We enjoy Buca at home so we decided to book here for Thanksgiving on our vacation to SF. The place was packed and we had to wait (standing for much of the time) 30 minutes past our reservation time. The Thanksgiving dinner was very good...More

Thank CAMusicMom
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vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to
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for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able
to do more than just business - museums, top quality
restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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: 855 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3009
    (4th & 5th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: BART Powell St. station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-543-7673
  • 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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