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Casa Benedetto's Ristorante

165 Vilano Road, Now Located in Vilano Beach Section of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2979
+1 904-471-5999
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice balls” (83 reviews)
“pasta” (175 reviews)
“caponata” (52 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
165 Vilano Road, Now Located in Vilano Beach Section of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2979
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Casa Benedetto’s was like going to eat at a relatives home. The owners made us feel very welcomed & Carrie our waitress was super attentive to our wants. I had the veal piccata & it was outrageous. The veal melted in your mouth & the...More

Thank alicia l
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently visited this restaurant. He enjoyed his Sausage and Peppers over pasta and I enjoyed my Wilted Romaine Salad with vegetables and sausage.. We were looking forward to trying their homemade desserts - I even left some lettuce so I had...More

2  Thank lynn082017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner at Casa this evening and was surprised at the selection, quality and taste of the food. This is a hidden gem in the St Augustine restaurant scene. The food taste great. I had the Rice Balls (which I highly recommend), they were crunchy...More

1  Thank R J S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was probably the best Italian food I've ever eaten in the US. Classic dishes were perfectly prepared. We had a big party and sat in the former living room of this "casa" surrounded by charming mementoes and serenaded by Frank. We had terrific service...More

Thank octoberagogo
Reviewed 1 week ago

only 3 couples there and our food ie. chicken marsala and peppers and onions was not very tasty and the marsala was very oily.

Thank Ann32084
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great and enough choices to make everyone happy. I have been back at least 15 times -- which says everything.

Thank Pigalily
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Pasco, WA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service are fantastic. Portions are large!! We always make a point to have dinner here at least one time to Vilano Beach. Dessert is delicious if you can save room!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thankfully St Augustine was packed and we had to head elsewhere for dinner. This hidden gem was a hit!!!! The owners are awesome the food is fresh and large portions! Italian food that blows you away all while sitting in a home that could be...More

Thank amys289
RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this glowing review. We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your experience with us! We try to have something for everyone and are glad to be able to provide gluten free selections for our guests. We are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here on our way to south Florida. What a gem!! Excellent service, food was amazing and atmosphere tied it all together!!! Thanks Carrie for your amazing service!!

Thank Crystal D
A TripAdvisor Member
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious dinner here today... So many homemade flavors! The bread was wonderful, and so was the butter! I had a Caesar salad — with anchovies — and it was perfect! I also had the ravioli, which was great, and the sauce was...More

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Questions & Answers
31 July 2017|
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Response from RT6357 | Property representative |
Thank you for this question as it comes up frequently. pasta with garlic and oil, pasta primavera, pasta with marinara sauce would all be good choices for vegans,but you must be sure to mention that you are vegan so no... More
29 May 2017|
Response from RT6357 | Property representative |
we do not use any kind of peanut or nut oil we use a soy oil for deep frying, and a vegetable olive oil blend for our salad dressing and pan frying Extra virgin olive oil is used for sautee dishes
Kim C
4 June 2015|
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Response from jpct11 |
how do you know are you in the kitchen when they make a dish
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Vilano Road, Now Located in Vilano Beach Section of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2979
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-471-5999
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Casa Benedetto's is a family owned restaurant featuring authentic Sicilian homestyle cooking. We come from a long line of talented cooks who believe that the best food comes from using the freshest best ingredients available prepared with love and attention to detail.We pride ourselves in keeping alive the traditional "holiday foods" we grew up with that not many care to take the time & trouble to prepare from scratch in our busy modern world. Casa Benedetto's is open for lunch and dinner Monday thru Saturday We always have Sinatra singing in the background, fresh linens on the tables& candlelight in the evenings. Our staff is trained to make your visit a pleasant one and we strive to meet all special dietary needs or favorite dishes that may be missing from our menu that you desire Gluten free meals are always available.We are accepting cash or debit for payment in an effort to keep our prices competitive. We are closed on Sundays but do open for Mother's Day Sunday.
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