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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” (76 reviews)
“pasta” (164 reviews)
“caponata” (47 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 yesterday

Let's start with the service; great! I believe Victoria is her name; she was wonderful and welcomed us right in! She was very attentive and made great suggestions. She checked on us and made us feel right at home. ,the atmosphere - like walking into...More

Thank ericariverscolbert
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love food, Italian food especially. We frequently enjoy going to nice dinners/restaurants around St. Augustine, as we are local. Casa Benedetto's is Classically decorated in an intimate setting, very clean & pleasant with crisp linens, Frank Sinatra playing & super friendly, relaxed but knowledgable...More

Thank 8local
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is consistently good at this restaurant, but it overpriced for the ambiance (or lack thereof) and ridiculous "upcharges." Our table of six chose to have the oil/garlic sauce on our pasta (there were two choices - their red sauce or the oil/garlic) which...More

Thank JudeSh49
RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your compliments on our food. I would like to clear up some misconceptions however about our meals and pricing. All of our entree's come with a choice of homemade Pasta Fagioli soup,house or caesar salad, side of pasta ,and a basket of...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing home cooked Italian meal, as good as any major city in the country. Hidden gem. Having traveled all over I have to say it's a spot i would recommend to locals and vacationers alike. Good personal service and owners stopped by to say hi

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best veal ever!! And The tiramisu was Awesome!! Original Italian restaurant with homemade Italian food!!! Eggplant Rollatini and Tiramisu was to die for!! I would recommend this restaurant 100%

Thank debp65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 2nd trip to St Augustine was awesome. We make it a point to visit the CBR every visit. We actually went twice this time.The food is incredible and the service is great. Victoria,our server, was the best. I highly recommend CBR for authentic Italian...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There aren't enough words to describe this place! Simply amazing! Definitely recommend rice balls for appetizers too. Owners came to our table and talked to us for a while--super nice couple. Authentic Italian food like NY. Must visit this place. You won't be disappointed!

Thank okcowboy75
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading all the great reviews I was really hoping for a great meal. Now I am not here to bash restaurants because I have worked in them my entire life but I wanted to give an honest opinion. I do have a culinary background...More

1  Thank 251lovetotravel
RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow I am almost at a loss for words. For someone who says he didn't want to bash a restaurant you certainly had very few positive things to say. We are sorry that you were so disappointed with our food and décor. So many others...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Locally owned, small, quaint, authentic, nothing fancy, walls cluttered with trinkets and knickknacks, and FANTASTIC FOOD!!! I could have eaten my weight in bread alone. The "Rice Balls" appetizer was so yummy, there is no word to accurately describe it. The red meat sauce is...More

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

Thank you Rachel for this enthusiastic review!!! We really are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your experience .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my go to place when I visit friends in Palm Coast. It's a must. Every dish is homemade with quality ingredients, exquisitely prepared and served with a smile. They go above and beyond to accommodate. We all can't resist "sampling" from each other's...More

1  Thank michele f
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Questions & Answers
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$26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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