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Osteria La Buca

Osteria La Buca

5210 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

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The Classic Pizza

Mozzarella, tomato, and basil.


Guanciale Pizza

Mozzarella cheese, tomato, fresno chili, rosemary and castelvetrano olives.


Olive Pizza

Romesco, smoked mozzarella, pearl onion, chili flakes.


Baked Wgg Pizza

Ancho chilli, house made pancetta, taleggio, parmesan.


Soppressata Pizza

Tomato, mozzarella cheese, oregano and garlic.


House-Made Sausage Pizza

Ricotta cheese, garlic confit and green onions.



Mozzarella, ricotta, pecorino, spicy tomato sauce and broccolini.


To Start

House Made Ricotta

Caramelized agave and toasted bread.


Crispy Brussels Sprouts

Poached egg, pecorino cheese and white anchovy vinaigrette.


Pork Meatballs

Romesco and parmesan cheese.


Seabream Crudo

California plantain, pearl onion, coriander.


Steak Tartare Crostini

Pickled mustard seed and green onion.


Market & Garden


Hazelnut crust, strawberries, lemon balm.


Buca Farm Lettuces

Lettuces from our private farm in west los angeles with grana padano cheese and lemon oil.


Farro Ceasar Salad

Arugula, pecorino, nasturtium.


Crispy Octopus

Green papaya, pistachio, chilis, basil.


Escarole & Parsnip Salad

Fresh milk curd, lime, dill.




Dungeness crab, sesame, lemon, basil.


Nero Spaghetti

Clams, squid, shrimp, tomato and chilis..


Pappardelle Bolognese

Served with pecorino cheese.


Bucatini Carbonara

Pancetta, poached egg and black pepper.


Short Rib Ravioli

Pecorino cheese, black pepper and vincotto.



House made sausage, kale, pickle fresno chili, walnuts, pecorino.


Spaghetti Cacio Pepe

Black pepper and aged pecorino cheese.


Meat & Fish

Steak Frites

Ribeye cap, italian sexy sauce.


Grilled Branzino

Farro, sunchoke, black truffle, Meyer lemon.


Chicken Parmesan

Mozzarella cheese, tomato and baby broccoli.


Tomahawk Pork Chop

Olives, capers, roasted garlic and sherry.


Bistecca Fiorentina

Served with seasonal vegetables.


For The Table

Italian Creamed Spinach

Black fennel bread crumbs.


Roasted Potatoes

Garlic vinaigrette, mustard seed, herbs and ricotta salata.


Roasted Broccolini

Garlic, lemon.


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