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Bencotto Italian Kitchen

750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
+1 619-450-4786
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh pasta” (35 reviews)
“gnocchi” (44 reviews)
“shrimp” (45 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For me this restaurant was a very pleasant experience. Everything from its modern design and urban vibe, to the attentive service from the host station at the door, to the wait staff, to the servers and bus staff was excellent. And of course the food....More

Thank 599anthonyr
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the food and service were OK, the atmosphere left much to be desired. The restaurant is rather cold and uninviting.

Thank jmbakulich
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant had food for every taste, varied and basic as well. I chose fresh organic pasta with pesto, which was excellent. The pesto was soft and the pasta delicious. As some reviewers noted, the portions were a bit too substantial. Other than that, the...More

Thank Ximena M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This urban cool restaurant in Little Italy was amazing. We sat at the bar and ate. We had an amazing dining experience. First of all, the bartender was friendly and attentive. And the calamari to start was incredible. My main was the sea bass and...More

Thank Silverwoods
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were expecting fine Italian food, based on the recommendations of this restaurant as one of the best in SD's Little Italy, but were disappointed with food that was just ordinary. The restaurant is pretty, the service is excellent, and it has a nice buzz,...More

Thank sola123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got got a great recommendation for this restaurant from the bartender in our hotel (Sheraton Marina Hotel). My favorite Italian dish is hand-made ravioli and their crab ravioli with crab bisque sauce on the "Specials Menu" was great. My friends loved their osso bucco...More

Thank Sealbeachsandy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I arrived there at dinner time (6:00 pm) with no reservation, and the host friendly suggested that we seat on the patio (where they have tables available), the weather was a little cold but they have patio heaters so it was fine....More

Thank Felisa R
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Looking to book next GIRLS TRIP ASAP!! Olive cheese meat tray was best app on menus. We ordered some red and white wine for the table. White was not what group was expecting. Lasagna home made thin noodles w pork Hamburger sausage & red sauce-2...More

Thank erink535
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Little Italy is fantastic, but this is a casual yet incredible spot to dine in, out, or at the bar. Lots of great dishes, but the pastas are truly exceptional. So many choices when you combine your own choice of pasta, sauce, and/or meat.

Thank NooYawka4
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I am from the Bay Area and was in SD to visit family. I thought the food was average and price was reasonable. Like many of the restaurants in Little Italy, parking is difficult. After circling a couple of times I opted for the valet...More

Thank dawg1012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
    (India Street/Kettner Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-450-4786
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