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Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

505 W Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711
+1 909-399-3287
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (22 reviews)
“family style” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
505 W Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant
1. Authentic Italian Cuisine
Celebrate with recipes handed down from generation to generation
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2. Perfect for Groups
Make every occasion a party with family-style meals
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3. Authentic Italian gathering
Vibrant Italian food in an eclectic vintage setting
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Reviewed today

This place get's really crowded so make a reservation if you can. I enjoy coming here with family. The food is kind of average but Huge portions. I like their pizzas. They also have beer and wine available. Service can be slow be at times...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank granth649
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the traditional spaghetti and meatballs and salad. Nice atmosphere located in a quaint college town

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank johnalfred2018
bucadibeppotripadvis, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very happy you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I feel that the quality and presentation of their dishes have gone down hill since they have opened. And especially after their excellence award in 2013. For the high cost of their food, I think that there are better choices in the area. I paid...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SoCalGina
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

We apologize for the unsatisfactory experience. We have responded to you on Yelp. Thank you for bringing it to our attention again.

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We had reservations for my rehearsal dinner at 6 PM Saturday night. I had to sign a contract and pick out what dinner was going to be served because I had over 15 people. On my contract it states that we will have group seating....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lionessmp60
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Been to Italy lots of times, this ain't Italian food. Maybe Italian American, but way too much garlic and tomato sauce, not enough other spicing, basically a fast food joint. Disappointing. For people who think they like Italian but don't know Italian food.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank pianisthaohuang
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We've gone to Buca di Beppo several times in the last couple of years both as a couple and with a large family group including squirming children. It never fails to have fabulous food and the kids are entertained by all the pictures on the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank ponymomCalifornia
Reviewed 2 April 2018

While we were waiting for our table we had a drink at the bar. My vodka martini was prepared perfectly by a most cordial bartender. Our waitress was also friendly and attentive. We have to remember that they offer large portions but the take home...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank B5476LKruthh
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This was the first time I ate at one of these restaurants. It is family style so you share the entrees. There were four of us and the small portions were plenty for us. We had the Apple Gorgonzola Salad, Chicken Parmigiana, and Lasagna which...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank fsm1
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A bit of wait on our reservation but the great food and good service is worth it. We always enjoy our visits to Buca... in fact we just received one of their gift cards (guess everyone knows we love it there) so we will going...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Ron T
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Our server Jason was very sharp and hustled to every table he had tonight. He was very attentive of drink refills and making sure everything was fantastic for us. From the manager that night, through all the staff here tonight we could tell their goal...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank fenwickbabbt1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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: 505 W Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711
    (Indian Hill Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit Bus - Foothill Blvd stop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 909-399-3287
  • E-mail
Conveniently located near Claremont's Old School House Shopping Center, right off of Highway 66 and North Indian Hill Boulevard, is Claremont, CA residents' favorite Italian restaurant, Buca di Beppo! Serving authentic Italian food for lunch and dinner every day of the week, Buca is the best place in town to enjoy all of your favorite Italian pastas, entrees, and pizzas. We're known for our plentiful family style portions but we're also known for our semi-private dining rooms and catering. If you have any upcoming special events, one of our semi-private dining rooms is a perfect choice to hold your celebration. If you need an event catered, we're the best in the business, with a variety of catering packages available to suit your needs. Come to your Claremont Buca today to enjoy a mouthwatering meal and discuss your reservation and catering options.
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