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Benito Restaurant

184 Walton Ave, 222 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ 07083-8918
+1 908-964-5850
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
1 Aug 2017
“Fabulous service (although they were snooty), the food is very tasty but overpriced”
10 Jul 2017
“Great place ”
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184 Walton Ave, 222 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ 07083-8918
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The food was very tasty, very authentic italian. And, the service was terrific. But, the host did look down on us for not having a reservation and because we didn't order appetizers. If you can get past the ill manners of the staff, the food...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious, and service was great! We had the chef's table and it was incredible! Highly recommend!!!!

Thank Rodrigo D
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and service! Chef/owner stopped by the table and he was very pleasant and attentive! Will definitely be back!

Thank Rodrigo D
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

That was a perfect evening spent in this restaurant. Our company has changed two times increasing in size, but the host could solve that in a nice way. And the food was delicious!

1  Thank Viktor B
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Once you accept the meaning of "italian restaurant" in the US, Benito's is a good choice. Dinner was OK, although with room for improvement: for example, prosciutto was OK, but melone was hard and came with the skin. I'll probably come back one day for...More

Thank Vecchio59
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Had a fabulous dinner at Benito's! We had roasted peppers, tomatoes, and fresh mozzarella. It was beautifully presented and delicious. We also shared some house made pasta and several delightful entrees! The service and the wine was outstanding! We will be back!

1  Thank Mpoly2013
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I've been here three times over the last year and every time we have good meals and everyone in our party always seem to enjoy what they order. The service is good and the chef always makes his way around the dining room which I...More

1  Thank Sweetmelissa73
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The food was delicious, they had a great wine list and excellent service.....a bit pricey but worth itMore

Thank 2016Travels
Dona N, Owner at Benito Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2016

I'm so glad you enjoyed your meal paired with just the right wine! Thank you so much for your excellent words, and I hope we'll be able to welcome you back on your next travels through New Jersey. Hope to see you soon, Dona Naito,...More

Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I made a reservation to meet my cousin from out of state for lunch. After being rushed through our lunch, we were informed that the owner wanted to close early due to lack of patrons. 2PM reservation and asked to leave by 4:30! I hadn't...More

2  Thank Maureen R
Dona N, Owner at Benito Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Maureen, while it's wonderful that you and your cousin grabbed lunch together, I'm truly sorry to hear that your experience didn't live up to your expectations. I just want to make sure that we had the pleasure of you and your cousin visiting us. Did...More

Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Boys and girls... This may be one of the finest restaurants in the Country... Every detail is meticulously attended to... The restaurant is handsome ... the service impeccable... with prices below any first-class restaurant in Manhattan providing world-class cuisine ... BUT... the quality of the...More

2  Thank rjmunch
Dona N, Owner at Benito Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

THANK YOU SO MUCH for your fabulous words! No amount of capitalization or words can express how wonderful it was to earn such a glowing recommendation from you. Truly it was our pleasure having such an enthusiastic guest, and I hope you'll be back to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Walton Ave, 222 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ 07083-8918
    (Galloping Hill Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Union
  • Phone Number: +1 908-964-5850
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Ristorante da Benito boasts exquisite cuisine complimented with our extensive for a unique and memorable dining experience at this top New Jersey restaurant. Our award winning wine list, featuring hundreds of names to choose from including the very best from Italy, France and California will take you on a worldly tour of varietals of all types. Attention to detail defines "Fine Dining" at Ristorante da Benito. With immaculate white table linens on every table and a professional wait staff will cater to your every wish. Our menu is as rich in flavor as it is diverse and incorporating local grown vegetables, homemade pastas, aged steaks that rival the best steakhouses and fresh wild seafood creates a menu that has to be tasted to be appreciated. For a refreshingly delicious meal to remember, come take a seat with us at Ristorante da Benito!
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