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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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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 2 days ago via mobile

This is the place for real Italian in Vilano. Nice atmosphere, good service, and Frank on the sound system. What more could you ask?

Thank Raskalnikoff
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a very Nice evening , thanks to Carrie who served us the best Italian food we had in a long time . This is like a thanks giving in a land of meatburgers. The maestro was very Nice to with an eye for...More

Thank ivodelphine
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

the food was first class! made from scrstch with fresh ingredients, wonderful. the server, aspen, was superb! very pleasant and attentive. the atmosphere is in a very dated old building/house. it is pricey ($140 for 4 with only 2-3 beers, no wine) and the proprieters...More

Thank commcomm2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was delicious and service was great! This little place reminds us of an Italian grandmothers home! It was decorated very homely, it was like eating at your grandparents house. We started with the fried calamari appetizer which was great and we were also served...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy our meal at Casa Benedetto's. They have the most tender veal. My husband and I often order veal dishes at Italian restaurants and Casa Benedetto's is the best!

Thank 082sue512
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in Vilano, just over the bridge from Saint Augustine, with no traffice and parking issues! We just went again, this time for our anniversary. I just heated up the leftovers and still couldn't finish it all! Best eggplant parm ever and so tender. I...More

Thank Kathy C
RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed Casa Benedetto's Ristorante. Guests like you, that really understand and appreciate the hard work and time involved in creating fresh homemade food, make all the effort worthwhile. Thanks again for your visit and for taking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small Italian restaurant located with an eclectic decor of "you name it", although I thought it was cute. We came for lunch and they gave us the dinner menu with a page in the back that listed lunch. I thought the dinner prices seemed...More

1  Thank ukienomad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Benedetto's on special occasions because it is such a special place. Intimate setting, delicious food and friendly service from Carrie.

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Vilano Beach many times but always passed on this place because it didn't look great. The last time I was in town, I wanted Italian food and looked at the reviews and thought there has to be something to this place....More

Thank starfish715
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were seated right away at the front window. It took several minutes after ordering our beverages for them to arrive. We both ordered the pasta e fagioli soup, which was excellent. We noticed other diners who ordered after us, we're getting their meals. We...More

Thank 3StoogesBuff
RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your compliments on our cuisine. AS all our dishes are prepared toorder if we are busy it does take a while sometimes for your food to come out. We have never thought about handicapped parking as we do not have our own...More

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1 August 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
30 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
5 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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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