Almost 100 branches worldwide!
Buca di Beppo is an American restaurant chain that serves Italian-American cuisine.
Update: Check out our new Buy 1 Get 1 deals this week!
Buca means basement in Italian, while Beppo is a nickname for the name ‘Giuseppe’, which is the Italian spelling for ‘Joseph’. Put together everything, Bucca di Beppo translates to “Joe’s Basement” in Italian.
The restaurant chain is known for its vintage setting with old photographs hung on the walls and restrooms with recorded ambient sounds of men and women laughing and conversing with each other in Italian.
Update: Check out the Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in BGC, Taguig this month!
The name of the first ever restaurant was Buca Little Italy and was located at an apartment building in Minneapolis back in 1993. After 5 years, it was renamed as Buca di Beppo.
All branches of Buca di Beppo has a ‘Pope Table’, the largest round table you can find in the room with a sculpture of the pope as its centrepiece.
The restaurant takes on a family-style dining concept, where all of their dishes are good for sharing. Their recipes were handed down from many generations by Italian immigrants.
Here are some of what they have to offer!
Apple Gorgonzola Salad
Granny Smith apples, spiced walnuts, dried cranberries & Gorgonzola tossed with mixed lettuce in our signature Italian vinaigrette
Cheesy Bread Florentine
Parmesan, mozzarella, provolone, spinach, Romatomatoes, garlic & Alfredo sauce melted on top of our house-baked Italian bread.
Towering layers of meat sauce, ricotta, mozzarella, provolone & Parmesan.
Spaghetti with Meatballs
Their famous half-pound meatballs with our homemade marinara sauce
Spicy Chicken Rigatoni
Chicken breast, garlic, crushed red pepper & peas in spicy rosa sauce
Insider tip: Just say “Nero” & they’ll make it hot like like the great fire of Rome!
Large slices of pepperoni, mozzarella, provolone & their authentic pizza sauce
Eggplant, broccoli, red & green bell peppers, mushrooms, yellow onions, mozzarella, provolone & our authentic pizza sauce
Spicy Arrabbiata Pizza
Spicy Italian sausage, pepperoni, caramelized red onions, Gorgonzola, mozzarella, provolone & our authentic pizza sauce
Stuffed chicken with mozzarella & prosciutto, served with our homemade marinara & pesto cream sauce
Chocolate Chip Cannoli
Crispy shells stuffed to order with a sweet, cannoli cream filling mixed with chocolate chips, served over a drizzle of our chocolate sauce
Create Your Own Pasta
At Buca di Beppo, you have the freedom to create your own pasta!
Step 1: Pick pasta - spaghetti, linguine, penne, rigatoni or cavatappi. Step 2: Pick sauce - marinara, alfredo, garlic olive oil, rosa, pesto or meat sauce. Step 3: Choose Veggies - (up to three) diced roma tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers, artichokes, sautéed mushrooms, broccoli, spinach, green peas or sliced red onions. Step 4: Pick protein - chicken, prosciutto, meatballs, spicy sausage or mild sausage. Step 5: Season it - Add a pinch or a handful of crushed red pepper and/or poached garlic.
No final news yet as to when they’ll open, but know that it’s in BGC, Taguig!