Very pricey, even for the tasting--introduced by a friend.
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Was out in San Diego on business and a friend recommended Bencotto...said "totally chill" place and CHILL it was! Walked about Little Italy for a bit and arrived early, they were more than accomodating - and with a packed standing room only crowd...extremely friendly and...More
Expensive but worth every penny. Every item was expertly prepared and presented. It's not often that lunch for two costs $67 including the tip but it's also not often that I get bruttata, marinara meatballs paired with a perfect sangiovesse, espresso and a semifreddo.
WOW, I got the pumpkin ravioli special with sage... WOW, I was blown away, the service was incredible, we had 3 people making sure we had water, bread a clean table and that are needs were met. I have had A LOT OF authentic italian...More
This really is one of the best Italian restaurants in San Diego (and there are a LOT of them). I have been several times, and every time I have great, fresh, innovative food; attentive service, reasonable prices for the quality; I will definitely keep coming...More
Had dinner here last weekend...lots of shared plates. Very good food - the restaurant was very loud as an fyi.
I knew there were lots of tourist type "Italian" restaurants in Little Italy, San Diego and was expecting to eat at one when we drove there. We walked down the street and passed a bunch but none looked worth the time. We asked a local...More
Food is somewhat sparse for the price and just mediocre, service is so, so. Location is great and if you like the outdoors or people watch than the patio is perfect.
My family and I were strolling in Little Italy before we decided to come here for lunch. Every restaurant seemed to have the same menu but the speciality pastas at Bencotto caught our attention and drew us into this place. The pasta is made fresh...More
I was eating alone but as this is a small place I was very comfortable, it has an air of modern Italy, not just a pastiche, and my food was really good, cannot remember the name of the dish I had but it was spicy...More