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1196 Nepean Hwy, Mt Eliza, Victoria 3930, Australia
+61 3 5975 8060
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (28 reviews)
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“garlic bread” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1196 Nepean Hwy, Mt Eliza, Victoria 3930, Australia
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Don't waste your time or money. My meal was horrible, when interrogated by the owner he took my fork and knife and cut into the meal accusingly. Seriously😳😳😳Never again

1  Thank Sue B
Benitosmanager, Owner at Benito's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

sorry we did not meet your expectation

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Where on earth to begin?! We were so looking forward to this....we drove 45 minutes from the Southern suburbs of Melbourne. An hour and a half of driving...3 hours of our lives tonight in total that we won't get back! The place was hard to...More

1  Thank Nathan R
Benitosmanager, Owner at Benito's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hello In response your review- Im sorry we did not meet your expectation. You had a Groupon voucher with over 60% saving- We are particularly sorry this review site is the first time we have heard your feed back so nothing we can do but...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I could not speak highly enough of Benitos! The food is absolutely amazing! Steak night is a massive favourite of ours! The chef Rob is very talented to say the least, he sure knows what he is doing and the owner Jo makes you feel...More

1  Thank Holly W
Benitosmanager, Owner at Benito's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hello Thank you for the great review- We love seeing your faces and popping out to say hello Looking forward to your company real soon Warmest Regards Jo

Reviewed 28 June 2017

A group of about 60 people had a forum at Benito's last night. We also arranged a choice of 6 or 7 Italian dishes from which to choose. I had the lasagne witha great Italian side salad which was superb...fresh tasty ingredients which were perfectly...More

1  Thank Pisces1946
Benitosmanager, Owner at Benito's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Dear Pisces I sincerely thank you for taking the time to review us and for the wonderful feedback.We are very pleased you were happy with your meals and service and that your overall event was successful. This means a lot to us. We really enjoyed...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

We have been there a couple of times BUT this visit was BAD. As matter of fact NOTHING was good. Going there again ? I don't think so. Moody waiter. One person could not stomach the oily meal called "Carbonara". No egg, no bacon, we...More

2  Thank Heinz H
Benitosmanager, Owner at Benito's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear HeinzWe are very sorry we did not meet your expectations- Please call us on 59758060 if you would like to chat Kind Regards Jo

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely lovely family run venue. Italian delicious food! Highly recommend for lunch, dinner or special events. Extremely helpful with planning my wedding!

Thank courtneyv432
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing, I had BBQ ribs ( incredible, great taste and meat fell off the bone), husband had porterhouse steak, friend has seafood platter, oldest son had Parma and youngest had kids pasta. All meals tasted great and were huge. Although we were completely...More

1  Thank smitsh1
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

First visit and impressions of Benito's where very good. We were all very happy with our meals especially my ribs, the meat just fell off the bone and so tender. I believe I gained a few extra ribs myself from the large serving. The service...More

Thank BrownSkid
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We are a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 kids under 9) and had a great time dining at Benito's on 12/04/17. Food was excellent. My husband had the BBQ ribs which were cooked to perfection, I had the seafood board and my 3...More

2  Thank Kimberly N
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I am a big fan of ribs and honestly the ones I had at benito's belong in the top 5 easily. And that says something because I have tried a lot of ribs in my life :-) Great food and more than enough not to...More

1  Thank PCVellinga
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1196 Nepean Hwy, Mt Eliza, Victoria 3930, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Mt Eliza
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5975 8060
  • E-mail
Extensive menu- specialising in pastas/risottos & impressive steaks. Rustic style & suitable for all ages- Bring the pram & Bring your grandparents- theres something for everyone. ITALIAN WEDNESDAY(Dinner only) -$19 Includes glass of wine, pasta or risotto & your choice of garlic bread or garden salad. THURSDAY NIGHTS- Bubbles on arrival for the ladies along with plenty of other spoils. Sunday High Tea- $29.50 includes- bubbles, filtered coffee & loose leaf tea, homemade savoury canapes & sweeties, ribbon sandwiches & fresh daily made scones, Nan's strawberry jam & Chantilly cream. MON-SAT FAST LUNCH- $11 all meals & $5 wine Guaranteed to be fast & delicious & you'll go home with change in your pockets.
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