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Bencotto Italian Kitchen

750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
+1 619-450-4786
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh pasta” (37 reviews)
“gnocchi” (47 reviews)
“shrimp” (49 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This urban cool restaurant in Little Italy was amazing. We sat at the bar and ate. We had an amazing dining experience. First of all, the bartender was friendly and attentive. And the calamari to start was incredible. My main was the sea bass and...More

Thank Silverwoods
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We were expecting fine Italian food, based on the recommendations of this restaurant as one of the best in SD's Little Italy, but were disappointed with food that was just ordinary. The restaurant is pretty, the service is excellent, and it has a nice buzz,...More

Thank sola123
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We got got a great recommendation for this restaurant from the bartender in our hotel (Sheraton Marina Hotel). My favorite Italian dish is hand-made ravioli and their crab ravioli with crab bisque sauce on the "Specials Menu" was great. My friends loved their osso bucco...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My husband and I arrived there at dinner time (6:00 pm) with no reservation, and the host friendly suggested that we seat on the patio (where they have tables available), the weather was a little cold but they have patio heaters so it was fine....More

Thank Felisa R
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Looking to book next GIRLS TRIP ASAP!! Olive cheese meat tray was best app on menus. We ordered some red and white wine for the table. White was not what group was expecting. Lasagna home made thin noodles w pork Hamburger sausage & red sauce-2...More

Thank erink535
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Little Italy is fantastic, but this is a casual yet incredible spot to dine in, out, or at the bar. Lots of great dishes, but the pastas are truly exceptional. So many choices when you combine your own choice of pasta, sauce, and/or meat.

Thank NooYawka4
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I am from the Bay Area and was in SD to visit family. I thought the food was average and price was reasonable. Like many of the restaurants in Little Italy, parking is difficult. After circling a couple of times I opted for the valet...More

Thank dawg1012
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Although there is a lot of construction going on in the area (Little Italy) which makes it very noisy, it still can be very relaxing sitting in the patio enjoying a nice meal, glass of wine and an espresso. Staff is very courteous and attentive....More

Thank Angelo D
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Oh YUM! this Italian was amazing. The portions were perfectly sized and the flavors were amazing. I couldn't have asked for better food or service. They have an extensive wine and drink menu. Handmade pasta and design your own pasta plates...food heaven! I only wish...More

Thank b4sence2000
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We were a large group (9 people), but they easily accommodated us. Had the lamb bolognase pasta (house made pasta) special, which was absolutely amazing. Excellent wine selection, even by the glass. Our waiter was extremely friendly, and not pushy. Overall, great evening!

Thank Krobien
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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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