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Bencotto Italian Kitchen

750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
+1 619-450-4786
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved this place! There are so many different flavors and combinations to make if you can't find anything you like from the regular menu. We had an asparagus souffle and it was fantastic. I also ordered the zucchini soup. Melanzane is my favorite...More

Thank Bmbwilburn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much food in little Italy but this place is so worth the visit. The service was awesome from the front where the staff was very welcoming to the food which was really good. The place was very busy and staff was able to keep...More

Thank rgeulen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Both pasta dishes we had were delicious. You feel as though you are in someone's kitchen in Italy eating fresh made Italian fare. Our starters of salad and zuchinni soup did not disappoint as well. Wonderful spot in Little Italy!

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to skip our usual choice of Caesar salad in favor of 2 unique and delicious appetizers. One was deep fried stuffed olives and the other was deep fried rice balls. Both were served with a dipping sauce and both were equally delicious!! We...More

Thank cardscharlotte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an early dinner so no waiting. The service was very timely and not rushed. We aren’t big eaters and we split our pasta Bolognese. Will definitely go back before we leave SAN DIEGO.

Thank patricialE5561ZA
Reviewed 11 March 2018

My favorite Italian Restaurant in San Diego's Little Italy.... Have tried many of their dishes, and I have loved them all...my favorite being Penne Arrabiata, a spicy dish, not too spicy hot, but has a little kick... I paired that with a Red Wine ~"SUPER...More

Thank Steve-DogerBlue
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This trendy restaurant in Little Italy is the real deal. The food is absolutely amazing. The pasta is fresh and made daily. I had the fettuccine with lamb sauce. Prepared to perfection! The service was also great. I can't wait to go again next time...More

Thank KendraDawnRN
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

If you are craving Italian, stop searching yelp and whatever other sites bc you have found your spot. Nestled within Little Italy, next door to Monello (their sister Restaurant) is an Italian gem that everyone must try at least once, if you love Italian food....More

Thank sdkingpin
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Bencotto has been recommended to me by many of my clients in the past. My husband and I were craving Italian and decided to give it a try . The place is very modern decor . The best dish is the squid ink pasta ....More

Thank Audria F
Reviewed 26 February 2018

The sauce for the calamari was excellent--I will give them that. But then dinner was just meh. It had no pop. I had the squid ink pasta. Its just black pasta. This just left much to be desired. Once you got past the novelty, you...More

Thank Thomas B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
    (India Street/Kettner Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-450-4786
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