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44 Main St, Chester, NJ 07930-2574
+1 908-879-1887
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Chester
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been there quite a few times over the years for lunch and dinner and have always been pleased with the food, service and atmosphere. There are not a lot of restaurants that we like enough to go back to a second time, but this is one that is better than most Italian restaurants. The weekday lunch special is... More 

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Thank Marilyn26Chester
Monroe, North Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not the typical franchise of Italian food. All dishes prepared fresh in a lovely dining room. Small, intimate upscale restaurant.

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Thank Bellafacia
Fort Walton Beach, United States
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've eaten here many times over the years. Service is always good, food is high quality. It's a BYOB place, which makes it more reasonable. This place is comfort food for me, who has to return to Jersey every so often to get some good Italian food. You won't be disappointed at Benito's. Not a Michelin rated place, but for... More 

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Thank Jim H
Allamuchy, New Jersey, United States
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I've brought groups of people here, had a romantic meal and me and my girlfriend had a great meal here. In the good weather you can sit outside and enjoy. It is a BYOBottle Dress is casual but neat. Classic Italian fare with homemade tiramisu. The owners are always there, the place is tiny but they do fit larger groups... More 

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Thank Janette S
Cape May, New Jersey
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of my top 5 favorite restaurants and that includes the places i love in NYC. We have celebrated many events there and this visit it was my birthday. We were joined with my granddaughter (her favorite place) and her good friend. Everything was perfection, the service, the food and the relaxation that comes from knowing that you... More 

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Thank Luvrat
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Benito's, has been our go to for fine dining for many years, its cozy reasonable and consistent. Special occasion or a nice treat you cannot beat it. Its not a big place so it can get a little loud, but its all in the package experience. They could use some updating but who couldn't if your as good as them,... More 

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Thank PaulieWalnuts12
Seaside Park, New Jersey
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70 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Third visit will be our last. While at Oktoberfest yesterday, stopped in for lunch. We ordered a mozzarella and roasted peppers appetizer, a rigatoni entrée and a penne vodka entrée. Waiter took away the appetizer plate still full of roasted peppers. No apology.... no dish of roasted peppers. Entrees come out..... rigatoni SMOTHERED in red gravy..... penne came out as... More 

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Mendham, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We were there recently. We placed our order. The salads eventually came and a small basket of bread. No one came by again to see if we wanted anything . After 2 hours with no sign of any food, we got up to leave. We were stopped and assured our food was coming right out. We waited a little longer.... More 

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Boonton
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177 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice-a Italian restaurant located in the heart of Chester's downtown. When the weather is pleasant, nothing beats sitting outside for lunch or dinner. Their outdoor seating is charming, away from traffic and shielded by large umbrellas. The food is good, although some entrees are better than others. They offer a lunch package for roughly $15 which includes soup or salad,... More 

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Thank Sharon P
St. Petersburg, Florida
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238 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Centrally located in Chester makes this trattoria a perfect dining spot. The food was very good except for the fra diavlo sauce - I would have like a little more kick in it. The caesar salad was perfect and all the portions were nicely sized. There is inside seating and out on the patio. Since it's off the main street... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Main St, Chester, NJ 07930-2574
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 908-879-1887

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?