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Buca di Beppo

) #400 of 8,619 Restaurants in Los Angeles €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
+1 818-509-9463
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (13 reviews)
“cheese bread” (2 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza
€€ - €€€
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Why is it that every time we visit universal we go here? We always walk out saying "why doesn't it taste as good the one back home". Bucca is one of regular spots at home. We love it...never get a bad meal. Here we order...More

Thank Ayresfam
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is disappointing to hear and we're sorry for letting you down. When you have a moment, please private message us your full name, phone number and email, so we can learn more about your visit and try to assist.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch at around 1.30pm at Buca di Beppo which is located in the shopping area just near Universal Studios. We hadn´t realised that the menu for all dishes were Buca Small (serves 2 to 3) or Buca Large (serves up to 5), when...More

Thank mw741002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here after our long day at universal and it did not disappoint. BEWARE serving sizes are small for 2-3 people or large for 4-5 people, meals are meant to be shared. We had an entree and a main to share and couldn't even...More

Thank Julia i
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ciao! I am so happy to hear you had a wonderful time at Buca di Beppo! We pride ourselves in delivering great service, food, and overall enjoyable dining atmosphere. Thank you for your helpful review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We no longer have a Buca near us, so decided to eat here on vacation. So delicious! We recommend a chopped salad with all the goodies and the baked pasta dishes with red sauce. We ended up eating our leftovers the next day, which we...More

Thank COBlueSky
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We usually dine at the one in Anaheim, but we were closer to Univeral so we dined there. Atmosphere is fun and very friendly. Portions are flintstone size and the drinks are awesome! Very fun place to bring the family!

Thank Brian N
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

We love you too, Brian! Thanks for sharing your experience with us. From our Famiglia to yours, we look forward to celebrating with you again real soon!

Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is your standard Bucca di Beppo. I was solo so ate at the bar EARLY. I ordered my food and it was there in a SNAP!! The bartender was nice enough. I am sure this appeals to families and large groups because of the...More

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Towards the end of a long enjoyable day walking and viewing art works we happened on this restaurant on our way back to our hotel. We chose salad and pasta dishes. As warned on the menu, the portions were ridiculously large and defeated us. The food...More

Thank Lavarcham
bucalove, Guest Relations Manager at Buca di Beppo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

We are pleased to hear of this constructive response from your experience at Buca di Beppo. We are known to have very generous portions and make sure no one goes home hungry! We look forward to celebrating with you again soon!

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Ok....my family really likes every one of the Buca's that we have gone to. Very reliable, dependable, and consistent. We decided to go to this location with a group of six and we planned our trip well. We got some gift cards because when you...More

Thank califmac
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

8 people for my granddaughter's 18th birthday. We had a beautiful table set and ready for us on time .. tucked away upstairs in an alcove that made us feel like we had the place to ourselves. The wait staff was INCREDIBLE. The food was...More

Thank Razzlebari
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Everything about this place is satisfying. The decor is always interesting and food is always tasty. It seems pretty authentic than other Italian places. Proportions are big and there is the bread basket to add on top of that. Servers are friendly and keep our...More

Thank CHinSoCal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
  • Public Transportation: Metro subway stop at Universal Studios.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-509-9463
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Universal Studios Hollywood
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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