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Buca di Beppo Restaurant Review: Buca di Beppo brings quirky décor, smiling service and piles and piles of Italian food to Huntington Beach. Located across from the Bella Terra shopping mall, this Buca di Beppo location is best experienced on the second floor where each room has a theme and is chock-full of old photographs, fanciful memorabilia, twinkling lights and red-and-white-checkered tablecloths. For those who are seeking something really different, reserve a table in the kitchen where newcomers walk past, the chef brings you heaping plates of pasta and the servers stop by to chat. Although you can order à la carte, most guests choose to be served family-style. Start off with a helping of garlic bread or fried calamari or bruschetta. Or, dig into a fresh green salad with tart apples, spiced walnuts, dried cranberries and Gorgonzola. Try the thin Napoli-style pizzas, but don't miss the hearty pasta dishes like traditional fettuccine Alfredo or the more modern chicken carbonara. Other good choices are the veal Parmigiana and Chianti-braised short ribs. At meal's end, go for the creamy tiramisu or house-made cheesecake.