About Buca di Beppo - Mira Mesa
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.
Italian, American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Mira Mesa Blvd
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Our full menu is available for Buca To Go and Delivery. If you're hosting a special occasion or group event at your home, office or a local area reception hall, Buca To Go or Buca Delivery is the perfect choice. Our friendly & professional staff will assist you with your order, arrange a specific pick-up time for Buca To Go or deliver your order ($25 delivery fee applies to deliveries). Plates, napkins, eating & serving utensils and condiments are included. No minimum purchase required. Please allow 3 hours for same-day delivery and call for questions/details about our delivery service area.
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, planning a business dinner or having a night out with family and friends, Buca di Beppo is your answer to one fabulous group dining experience! Buca serves authentic Italian family-style meals in an eclectic, vintage setting. Our knowledgeable staff will help organize and plan your group event or meetings with diverse lunch or dinner banquet packages - ideal for groups of 20 or more. Private and semi-private rooms are available.
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From Buca's delicious, Italian cuisine to the fun and festive atmosphere, we know how to have a good time! Our dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. We can accommodate any event or budget, from business occasions to casual family affairs.
Buca di Beppo - Mira Mesa Ratings and Reviews
Well sized family dishes, amazing milky ...
Well sized family dishes, amazing milky sauce
Excellent Italian family food
Great value and excellent service.....great for birthdays. The Brownie sundae is awesome
The staff was all very nice and accommod ...
The staff was all very nice and accommodating for my large party. They had no problem doing multiple split checks for my party and the server never got frustrated with us... Thank you for letting me celebrate my bday with you..
Buca Di Beppo is a great place for family style meals. Expect lots of distracting (and sometimes inappropriate for kids) pictures. The price are a little high for what you pay for. I would only dine there if I had a coupon.
This place is decorated like an old fash ...
This place is decorated like an old fashion family run style Italian restaurant with lots of pictures, I mean lots! They tend to be funny, antique, and some might even say vulgar, but fun to look at. Hosts were extremely nice, patient, and helpful. Other servers were extremely nice and helpful as well. Though our server was nice and accommodating, she was rarely there, hence the 4 stars instead of 5. Plates are big and delicious. If coming in with a large party try to sit on the round table with the pope's head, I tried to have my party sit there but for some reason were taken somewhere else.
Fun at Buca
Came in with party of 14 and got great service and food and did not have to wait as long as I expected for our table.
Us 4 sat at the smallest table next to t ...
Us 4 sat at the smallest table next to the water check station. Every time a waiter came around the corner they almost bumped in to us. I'm assuming because it was valentines they added extra tables, obviously the table where I sat didn't belong there. the two couple came in after us say at a bigger table. Just them two.I put reservations in every year as a tradition but after this visit we will go else where annually. Thx for the good vibes but service has gone down.
I had a terrible experience
Even though I booked a table for eight people one day ahead, when we got there they cramped us into a booth that seats 6. We had to wait for a while to get 2 more chairs. The place was really crowded we waited for a very long time to even get drinks. I would not recommend this place for anyone.
Always fun and delicious
A reservation is a must when you go there on a weekend, especially a holiday (we went NYE). It was just a short wait to get seated, and service was great. Food always yummy.
Great Value with Very Good Food
Dined with 4 people last Saturday and had a very good experience. The food was cooked properly with some of the dishes like the mussels and Ziti being excellent. The sauce on the Chicken saltimbocca was a bit sweet but the chicken was very tender. We had 2 salads and both were very good. The Super Tuscan wine on the menu was very good and inexpensive. The restaurant was very busy so service was a little slow but not impossible to obtain. I highly recommend for a "before movie" dining venue.
Our Christmas Dinner
We have been to the restaurant many times, the service was generally very good, not this time. They were running 20 mins late, we asked for butter, never got it, we had to ask for plates at least twice. We had been there on Christmas night before and everything was fine, but not this time. Overall we were very disappointed.
Good food but very noisy.
Good food but very noisy. Extremely crowded lobby we were seated in a timely fashion and customer service was good.
The apple Gorgonzola salad was fabulous. ...
The apple Gorgonzola salad was fabulous. The Bianca pizza, however, was a bit disappointing, a little on the dry side. The ice cream/brownie sundae was a crowd pleaser and a nice way to wrap up the celebration.
We came to celebrate my husband's birthd ...
We came to celebrate my husband's birthday. The hostess as well as our waitress were array of this but we got no "birthday song." We ordered 2 entrees and it took over 45 minutes to get it. No apologies even after we complained about the wait. Seemed like our waitress was more interested in getting us out the door. Food was just average.
Energetic vibe. Great for Birthdays and family occasions!
Great for any and all occasions . Great Italian food. The amount of price and servings are not bad at all. Feeds a huge family. The ambience is calm and the noise is of course people are talking and catching up but very tolerable
Great service and fun place. Friendly waiters. Always fun to go to.
Great authentic Italian food.
Great authentic Italian food, they really capture the essence of there cosine
Great place for a party.
Good food and a fun staff make for great celebrations. With such variety on the menu, you can satisfy everyone. But don't order too much, as the family style ordering brings a lot of food.
Great Italian Dining
I went there on a date with my girlfriend and we enjoyed the food, atmosphere and service. They took us through a tour of the kitchen and my girlfriend and I had a wonderful evening
Excellent Italian ambiance
Great Italian food, good friendly service. no waiting with open table reservation
Too Bad they do not Service First time Visitors
We were excited to eat at Bucca di Beppo but everyhting did not go as planned. We got there and our server was not accomodating to first time visitors. When we asked her why she did not explain the menu or how to get the best experience, she said she was too busy to help us out. I was very disappointed. I was expecting her to be welcoming and she was not. Food on the other hand, was delicious and portions are huge.
Food was very good and our server was gr ...
Food was very good and our server was great.
Turn On Your AC!
This restaurant was so hot, we could not enjoy our meal. We were seated at 5 p.m. in the downstairs dining area. By the time we were finished, we were all wilted!
Wonderful celebration spot
We had our family wedding dinner here, and it was wonderful! Great food, and Britnee was our awesome server. Definitely recommended!
Buca di Peppo is a great place to meet with friends and eat delicious food. The stuff is really lovely and helpful. Meals are crazy big! Small pastas can share even 3 people! I love their starter with 3 things inside: stuffed mushrooms, baked mozzarella cheese and fried calamari! Baked Ziti pasta blows my mind too! I hope that one day, I will have room for a dessert after dinner :) Strongly recommend that place!
Food was good and server was very friend ...
Food was good and server was very friendly and kind
Great food and lots of it!
Love the food, leftovers for days. Always trying something new and it is always delicious.
We have gone here 3 times, twice to celebrate birthdays and once just husband and I and we sat at the bar. Huge portions- always have leftovers! Great place to go.
Family style Italian food huge servings ...
Family style Italian food huge servings of plates ordered
Great food, very fast service
The food was delicious, as always. The service at this location was much faster than I was expecting (compared to other Buca locations). Overall, it was a great restaurant.
Had a great time, our server Jennie was ...
Had a great time, our server Jennie was very good, very funny and made us all feel welcome. She was also very good with my friend's kids, and made great suggestions for them. She went out of her way more than once for us and we truly appreciated that. The food and the desserts were awesome! Totally coming back.
The family style dining makes it a great place for large groups. While I'm not big on Italian food, the atmosphere always makes for a great time
Good food as always, service could have ...
Good food as always, service could have been a little faster
Friendly staff, great for groups, and tasty food!
Went with a few friends, got seated very quickly since I had a reservation. The decor was very random but cool! There was a Big party across the room from us, so it was noisy at first but when they left it mellowed down. All you hear is the sound of ppl talking and utensils really. Overall, this was my second time there and I enjoyed the service and food. We got the large lasagna, another pasta that was very cheesy and garlic bread. It filled all five of us :) next visit I need to try the ravioli from here.
Everything great but too big the portion ...
Everything great but too big the portions.
My kids really enjoyed themselves and the service was also very good. My kids and I also enjoyed the food, The pasta sauce wasn't that good though. The waitress was very helpful and understanding.
As always we had a great time and some of the best food around. The gnocchi and the manicotti were out of this world. The staff were on top of everything and our waitress energetic, helpful and very funny. Loved our pictures we bought. And the garlic bread was perfect as always. You won't hear a bad word from us. Thank you.
Service was the make or break
We had a large group that included kids and adults. Clifton, our waiter, went out of his way to make sure that everyone was happy and that the service was good. They were extremely busy and he popped over to our table constantly- and, I have to say, we had him running. Between refill requests, dressing on the side, more bread, adding on to our order, deciding to get dessert well after the bill arrived, we were NOT the easiest customers to deal with. However, our server was positive, pleasant, and relentless in his desire to make everything come together just right. The food was very good and we had a ton of it- including appetizers, main course, dessert. The restaurant was extremely loud so it was very hard to hear each other and our server, adding to the challenge for him- GREAT JOB! Also, we had a coupon that we forgot about and added at the last minute and the restaurant took care of that as well. Frankly, we were probably the most difficult customers of the evening and we were taken care of extremely well. We had guests from out of the country, tired kids, big group- and this was the perfect place to go.
Employee of the Month Lunch
We hosted our Employee of the Month lunch here at Buca. We requested the Pope's table on opentable and the staff honored our request...no problem.
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