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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%
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“rice balls” (79 reviews)
“pasta” (166 reviews)
“caponata” (48 reviews)
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12:00 - 21:00All hours
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 18 September 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed very much our lunch. They have a good variety of different dishes to choose from. We each had different italian dishes and they were all excellent. It's a nice tranquil place to eat and enjoy your meal. The owner came by and visited...More

Thank Margarita M
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We re-found this gem moved to a location in Vilano Beach St Augustine. Veggie lasagne specially ordered in the morning was superb! Pasta fagiole (veggie) scrumptious. Cranberry cake was a wonderful surprise. Our waitress Robin guided us through the meal with great expertise and enthusiasm....More

Thank BahiraHannah
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

I liked the food and the place. This Resturant is perfect choice for the lover of Italian meals. The owner of the Resturant set with us and it was a friendly discussion.

Thank Basheer B
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Small privately owned restaurant. Owners come by to check how you are enjoying your meal. Servers are friendly and informed about menu selections. We have been there several times. We particularly enjoyed the mussels appetizer. The marinara sauce was exceptional! We will return and encourage...More

Thank 502kathy
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Authentic Italian food in a very casual setting. This place was a nice find; we moved here 3 years ago and just found this little gem. The owners repeatedly asked each table about their experience and seemed to really care. If you are in South...More

Thank Phillip F
Reviewed 11 September 2015

All handmade recipes! Delicious! Caffe in an old Florida building, charming Italian decor, you feel like you're home for dinner. Wonderful wait staff, Carrie guided us to some delicious selections. The owners drop buy your table and we enjoyed chatting with them. We used Trip...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant based on Trip Advisor ratings and had a fantastic dining experience. The Chicken Parmesan is as good as described in the other reviews. Service was exceptional. The owners came by twice to check on us. Food is cooked...More

1  Thank Robin D
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We arrived at Vilano to check into a cottage late night and wanted a quiet place to enjoy quick bite to eat with limited options. This was the perfect spot. It was a cozy restaurant converted from a home with a lot of character. The...More

1  Thank Jeanette T
Reviewed 6 September 2015

What a fabulous place! We are in St. Augustine for a few days house sitting for my daughter and her husband, taking care of their dogs while they are at Disney. We've been to St. Augustine a few time before, and ate a lot of...More

1  Thank mmomom
Reviewed 5 September 2015

This restaurant had excellent service and food. The owners came to the table to see if the food and service was excellent. I had penna in olive oil, which was excellent, and my wife had egg plant parm which was very good.

Thank paul m
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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$26
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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