Sam Buca's 12231 S Harlem Ave, Palos Heights, IL60463 Since 2003, Sam Buca's has been serving Southern Italian cuisine based on old family recipes. Sam Buca's is part sports…More bar and part casual elegant restaurant and like many restaurants, it has a patio. Unlike many south suburban restaurants, Sam Buca's also has a rooftop bar, that is open weather-permitting in the warmer months. The restaurant offers free WiFi service, weekly drink specials, Martini Wednesdays every week and a special bar menu. Sam Buca's has Team Trivia contests on Thursday nights and a DJ takes requests on Friday nights.