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Buca di Beppo

205 N. Moorpark Rd. (Hillcrest Dr.) Send to Phone
805-449-3688 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Kitsch reigns at this immigrant-style Italian pasta house that's great for big groups and birthday parties.
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Buca di Beppo Restaurant Review

: Everything is geared towards large groups at this rollicking, boisterous homage to all things Italian (as long as they’re kitschy and cheesy). Chianti bottles hang from the ceiling, framed photos of classic Italian film stars line the walls, and the Pope’s head graces a special table. Would you expect any less from a restaurant owned by Planet Hollywood? Your party enters through the kitchen and winds its way to a table in the cavernous space. Most dishes are reasonably priced and served family-style with enough food for four people. At lunch there are single and double portions, still a good value. The garlic bread covered in cheese is the best bet for an appetizer (without cheese the garlic slices are overwhelming). The baked ravioli is not refined, but it is tasty; chicken with lemon is also pleasing. New entrées hit the menu pretty often so you can mix it up each time you go. Desserts are nothing special, so don’t bother saving room for them. The wine list is surprisingly long and mixed drinks are available as well.

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