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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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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice balls” (79 reviews)
“pasta” (174 reviews)
“caponata” (51 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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165 Vilano Road, Now Located in Vilano Beach Section of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2979
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best experience here. We came a little later than expected and they welcomed us with sincerity and hospitality. Anthony was a fantastic server and very attentive. We had a fantastic dinner and highly recommend!

Thank Courtnay S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the fresh bread with tapenade spread, to the rice balls, to the soup, to the veal, this was the finest Italian meal we've ever had.......... ANYWHERE!!! Great atmosphere and the owners and staff made us feel at home. We'll be back to say the...More

Thank jmichon1
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Once again, my wife and I visited our favorite Italian restaurant in the south, Casa Benedetto's in Vilano Beach, FL. We stop in every time we are in the area and once again, were not disappointed in the food, atmosphere and service. As has become...More

1  Thank Stuarthanzman
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I drove from old town based on the TA reviews but were very disappointed. The clams with white sauce tasted burned and the eggplant Michelina was slimy and the sauce was like tomato paste. We are not picky eaters and never complain...More

3  Thank Rak2001
RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you for visiting Casa Benedetto's. We are surprised that you were so disappointed and had such a difference in opinion from the majority of our customers.. As the two dinners you ordered are priced at $20.95 and $17.95 I am assuming you must have...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Loved this place! A very homey, traditional Italian feel with staff to match. I felt like I was eating at someone's Italian grandmothers house for Sunday night dinner. We all loved our food and agreed that the chicken parm was the best. And hats of...More

1  Thank Marina B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Greeted by the owner Jay while still walking outside...Welcome back. We were away all summer. Always like coming home to the best meal you could ask for. Delicious no matter what you choose off the menu. If you like real Sicilian Italian food give them...More

1  Thank jmullen1950
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is small but beautiful on the inside. The place has a great atmosphere and, best of all, great food. We had the rice balls for an appetizer and they were simply amazing. I had an eggplant dish as my entree and my friends...More

1  Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Everything was wonderful- appetizers, wine, bread, and dinner. I love chicken cattitore so I was thrilled to see it and other favorites in the menu. More than u could possibly finish. Carrie was wonderful. Don't pass up on dessert either. Wonderful experience

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Delicious authentic Italian food. Cute, quaint little dive. Great music too. Spaghetti and meatballs are to die for. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We took my parents here to celebrate their 51st wedding anniversary. The lure of authentic Italian food was a big draw for us to try this place for the first time. Our meals did not disappoint! Everything was cooked to perfection. Aspen was our waitperson...More

2  Thank sdyork1
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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
29 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
4 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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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