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Benvenutis Restaurante

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105 W Main St, Norman, OK 73069-1308 (James Garner)
+1 405-310-5271
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Oklahoma
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400 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 366 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Excellent Food, superior service. The "pasta from hell" as it is called is extraordinary. The wine selection is very good and the wait staff is friendly. We have enjoyed many of the items on the menu to include appetizers, entrees, desserts and pizza. We usually order the pasta, pizza and an appetizer/dessert. It is more than enough food for everyone.... More 

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2 Thank Ebazinam
Tarasina, General Manager at Benvenutis Restaurante, responded to this review

The Pasta From Hell is one of our favorites too! The house-made Italian sausage is actually our grandfathers receipe that has been a family tradition we are pleased to share with our Norman family! We hope to see you soon! More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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132 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Had dinner with friends on a Monday evening. The restaurant was packed but we got seated right away and received service quickly. What a pleasant dinner! Great service, great food, and great atmosphere. It was a busy restaurant but not a bit chaotic. Kudos to the staff!

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4 Thank Sara S
Norman, Oklahoma
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107 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My wife and I have dined here a few times. The food is somewhat pricey but is always well prepared and tasty. The decor is nice and the service is always good. I have tried several dishes but recommend the steaks or spicy pasta dish. I will definitely be back.

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Prescott Valley, Arizona, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Make reservations. Since we moved back to OK this was the best Italian experience we have had. Party of four we had varied entrees from chicken Marsala to pizza to ravioli to Gamberretti. Portions were quite generous, the salads were superb, wine list ample. Deserts are shareable and good. Some restaurants "over flavor" food, but not this one. All servings... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Benvedutis is an amazing place. The food and service are fantastic from start to finish. Everything from the appetizers to the pumpkin cheese cake. All topped off by chef Anthony dropping by the table to make sure it was a evening to remember. We highly recommend going and enjoying.

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Los Angeles, California
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We had dinner here on Friday night. Benvenutis is truly a gem of a restaurant in downtown Norman. Cozy and inviting atmosphere we loved everything about our dinner experience here. We were warmly greeted by the hostess staff and taken to our table-in the back "wine" room. One wall of the room was filled with wine bottle storage. Great if... More 

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Texas
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123 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

It's kind of hidden away; you have to know you're looking for it. Greeting at the door was friendly, reservation was found and we were shown to our table efficiently. We met our grand-daughter and her boyfriend (both OU students) who recommended this place as a special date-night place. Menu is varied and it all sounds wonderful. Chicken Marsala, Sea... More 

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Charlotte
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143 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Being from NY originally, and now living in NC, I am always on the hunt for great Italian food. Who knew I would find it in the city of Norman, OK. Wow! That about sums it up. Ambience is wonderful, staff was so friendly and food was outrageous. If you are ever near OKC, you must drive this reasonable distance... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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379 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Fancy and high-quality ingredients, but combinations are odd and cooking is uninspired. Overall, it's relatively expensive for what you get. The decor, ambiance, and service were well above average.

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Purcell, Oklahoma
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127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We have been coming here for years and it is always great! Athony (chef/owner) greets us every time and often delivers our food to the table. Ask for Caleb to wait on you. He knows the beer and wine list and great pairings. Very personable . The sea bass is the best around. The carpaccio is outstanding with large caper... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$60
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 W Main St, Norman, OK 73069-1308
    (James Garner)
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-310-5271

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