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Mio Vicino

1290 Benton St, Santa Clara, CA 95050-4805
+1 408-241-9414
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“penne” (7 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1290 Benton St, Santa Clara, CA 95050-4805
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In search of the quintessential Italian neighborhood restaurant that focuses on local flavor? Here's one. From the northeast where I was spoiled with great homemade sauces that don't just scream garlic and spice, but that depth of flavor .... Those have been near impossible to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dapinca
Reviewed December 3, 2018

What a great place to stop for a meal on your way to the San Jose Airport. It's very much an old school Italian place popular with locals in the old district of Santa Clara. Nothing fancy about the place, just good food and very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank garetht400
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We walked from Santa Clara University to this restaurant, which we found on TripAdvisor. Went around 5 pm when restaurant opened. Enjoyed the bread and garlic cloves to start.. We ordered calamari (tasty), baked penne with Italian sausage and Capellini Pomodiro with prawns, along with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank OakvilleGal
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This small, family restaurant, is one of the Best Italian Restaurants in California. The food is very authentic and the taste is out of this world. Service is good, but the place gets busy on the weekends. Great wine and craft beers too. Don't hersitate,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dengrove
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We have been to Mio Vicino about four times for dinner, twice on a Saturday and twice on a Friday. We try to arrive within the first hour of opening the restaurant. It's been hit or miss in this place. The food is very good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bellabookworm8x8
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I was visiting the area and searched for Italian Restaurants on TA. This one was reasonably close to where I was staying and had nice reviews. It is near the corner on the outside of a strip mall so keep a keen eye or you...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank bbbob84
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Grandparents, parents and two little ones all enjoyed dinner here last night. The service, food, drink and decor could not have been better. Nice fried calamari and artichokes to start followed by pizzas, spaghetti and a giant meatball plus pasta and veggies and clams were...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Christopher H
Reviewed January 21, 2018

I have been coming to Mio Vicino for the last 15 years and have always enjoyed it. The friendly staff, homey atmosphere, consistent and varied menu choices, keeps me coming back.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank docbourget
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner. Our server Johnny was wonderful. We were lucky not to have a wait on this night. Loved the penne and Italian Sausage and the lasagna the very most. Bread is killer! Yummm. We had a great night enjoying each other's company...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank DebMey11
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Expect to wait. This little restaurant turns out good Italian food of large portions for reasonable prices. The only negative is the 30 minute - 1 hour wait times.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ruthiewilkins1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 Benton St, Santa Clara, CA 95050-4805
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: +1 408-241-9414
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