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Benissimo Ristorante Pizzeria

) #12 of 31 Restaurants in Corte Madera ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza
18 Tamalpais Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1414
+1 415-927-2316
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (4 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
18 Tamalpais Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1414
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Reviews (41)
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 10 April 2017

A comfortable and welcoming local restaurant....actually frequented by locals. This restaurant has made consistently good food for a couple of decades now. They have an early bird special if you are so inclined, but the prices are always reasonable and the food is always good.

Thank EricLiberman
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We've been coming here for years - we like the Italian-style food and the family-run ambiance. My husband can get what he likes (the pizza) and I can get something I like (grilled salmon with sauteed vegetables and polenta) and we're both happy. The one...More

Thank Phyllis E
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is somewhere you would go if you had plenty of time to kill and no plans afterwards. We were sat by the window where three small tables are located. There was almost no room for me to get up. We ordered our appetizers...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We tend to eat at the bar and watch sports. Mario (owner) is happy to change channels for customers (if no one is already watching). Rick, Marco, Alessandro (Alex), and Travis really make folks feel at home. My favorites are the pears and prosciutto as...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Benissimo has been in business at the same location for over 20 years. It is owned by two brothers and almost always, you will be greeted by one. Likewise, the loyal staff is seasoned. This is a locals place where people in the neighborhood are...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great happy hour, all night on Mondays. good food and presentation. Nice appetizers and salads, Mussels and Pizza.

Thank dmf332
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent, tasty and varied Italian food in a pleasant atmosphere. Prices are right, kid friendly. However, we find it a bit noisy

Thank J G
Reviewed 22 January 2016

My wife and I have visited many Italian restaurants. This was our second visit to Benissimo, in Corte Madera, CA. We had their early bird special, my wife having short ribs, and me with salmon. It is a three course meal well worth the price....More

1  Thank max1111111
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I'm Italian and personally I don't think is food is Italian,because I know the owner,is Persian and he never cook in Italy or any other place. I will not say anything else.

Thank Romanista0305
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Every time I walk into Benissimo I feel welcomed. The feeling really is "Benissimo". I love the staff and eat there often. The last time I saw Robin Williams, he was here in a booth by the wall. I come for certain pastas and the...More

Thank ascjames
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Tamalpais Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1414
    (Corte Madera Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Corte Madera
  • Phone Number: +1 415-927-2316
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