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Bencotto Italian Kitchen

750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
+1 619-450-4786
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh pasta” (37 reviews)
“gnocchi” (47 reviews)
“shrimp” (50 reviews)
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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 travel to San Diego twice a year for our daughters regattas. We have been going to Bencotto for dinner the last 3 trips and always had amazing food. The restaurant is very small and crowded so you are really never at a super comfortable...More

Thank momlikesthebest
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Service, Good Food. The pasta they make is fresh and very good. The menu is very broad, but I would recommend the pasta. Drink are also good.

Thank Fernando O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had some very tasty pasta here and thoroughly enjoyed sitting on the front terrace watching Little Italy go by. The desserts were delicious (biscotti and panacotte) and although the food is not cheap, it's a great place to enjoy some Italian food.

Thank jessstompy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the gnokki and it was very good. I would eat here again, the service was good and the ambience was cozy.

Thank 947andriyy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible service (thanks David and Team), food was some of the best Italian fare we’ve ever had and a great wine list. The atmosphere, right in the middle of Little Italy, completed a great experience.

Thank ickke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for lunch after looking at Frommers reviews. Everything was good except the salmon salad, which was pretty bad. The salmon was extremely dry (too much time in the microwave?). The fried calamari and mousse chocolate however were good. The outside setting and...More

Thank Jeanmarc3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fried olives were stuffed with some kind of meat pate, pretty good if not what we were expecting. You can choose your type of pasta and type of sauce from a list. Both of our pastas were delicious. The service was a little slow, but...More

Thank Carla K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last night in San Diego and we decided on Italian. The food was really good. And our server was fast and efficient. Our seats in the loft section overlooked the lower dinning level and the street which gave it an airier feel....More

Thank josephj683
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was to die for and our waiter was excellent. Highly recommended for real Italian cuisine. Being in Little Italy made the experience even better!!

Thank packerfancanada
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Tasty dishes. Kids had Alfredo, chicken parm was great. Eggplant parm a little too soft for my liking. Ravioli was a delicious dish. We ate outside and it was lovely. With so many places to choose in “Little Italy”, I would probable choose a different...More

Thank Judyb19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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