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Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano

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21529 Village Lakes Shopping Ctr Dr, Land O Lakes, FL 34639-5101
+1 813-909-9694
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had been to this restaurant once before and was not thrilled with the quality of service. Our server was rushing us. Nonetheless, I gave it a second chance and this time was worse. After an hour long wait on their terrace, which I admit was my fault for not making a reservation for a large group (8), we finally got... More 

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Thank gigigreen40
Land O' Lakes, Florida, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful experience at Benedetto's on our anniversary. We decided to go out at the last minute and had no reservations. We stopped in and said we decided to come here for our anniversary. When they sat us we had flowers on our table, every employee congratulated us and they took a wonderful picture and all signed the... More 

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Davie, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food and service. The spinach lasagna was amazing. Real Italian cooking. Everything we ordered was fresh and delicious. Recommend 100%

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Thank Niviodiaz
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

I'm thrilled you enjoyed the spinach lasagna! Thank you for the excellent feedback -- it was a pleasure serving you. We look forward to welcoming you back for more in the future! Salute, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner More 

Wesley Chapel, Florida
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177 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our family out to dinner to celebrate and the food just wasn't up to par as in past visit. The service was very good. Normally we get the specials, but this time we decided to try the pasta. We were disappointed that's sauce was lacking taste and the amount of the sauce used was skimpy. I hope the... More 

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Thank denmarfl
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

I'm happy about your top-notch service! But I'm sorry to hear about the pasta. It should not have fallen short of any expectations. Next time, please let your server know and we can fix the issue right away. Thank you for your feedback, and we hope to get a shot to impress you soon. Salute, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner More 

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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our first visit to Odessa, we were happy to find Benedetto's! The service was over the top excellent and the food also very good. I had the stuffed eggplant which was enough for three people and honestly the best I've ever had. The only down side was my husbands fettuccini Alfredo. The sauce was thin and watery, inedible. But... More 

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Thank Whitedogsrgood T
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

I'm happy your stuffed eggplant was incredible! I'm sorry about your husband's fettuccine -- next time, I encourage you to let your server know so we can fix the situation for you! But I'm glad the carrot cake ended the meal on a great note. We look forward to having you both back again for more! Salute, Chef Ben Pumo,... More 

Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great pasta and bread. Friendly and efficient service. Veal dishes very good. Good location and nice patio outside.

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Thank stewcrew99
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

It's so great to hear the pasta, bread, and service were this impressive -- thank you so much for the kind words! I take it to heart, and I hope we'll see you again soon. Salute, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner More 

Land O Lakes, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Amazing food with a Frank Sinatra flair great service pleasant and informative when you walk in you get an old world feel

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Thank jamesberman2017
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

It's great to know that we made such an impression! Thanks so much for coming in, and I hope we'll have the chance to serve you again soon. Salute, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner More 

Palm Harbor, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Had the veal rack special ! Excellent preparation! Cute place with excellent service and food Will return many times even tho it's 17 miles from my house ,well worth the trip!Cudos

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Thank frankiedimaria
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

This is awesome to hear, Frankie! So glad you enjoyed everything from the service to the food and preparation. The veal rack special is always a favorite. That said, I look forward to seeing you again very soon. Salute, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner More 

Land O Lakes, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Love the atmosphere. When you walk in you get the old world feel. The music is a Sinatra genre and eaily takes you back to a long ago time.

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Thank christinehW1327JH
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

This is awesome to hear, Christine! We're thrilled that you love our old school vibe so much -- we'd love the chance to welcome you in again soon. All the best, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner More 

Panama City, Florida
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is one of those traditional Italian restaurants that I wish were situated right next to my house. Excellent service.

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Thank andersenca
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

I wish you lived right next door too -- what a compliment! I really take this to heart, and I hope we'll see you back again soon for another meal. Salute, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21529 Village Lakes Shopping Ctr Dr, Land O Lakes, FL 34639-5101
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Land O Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 813-909-9694
Description
Mahogony Walls, White linens, Piano Music, 85% of Menu 19.99 and less,Ranked Top 400 in State 10 Years Running, Chef Owned and one family operated Imgaine being back at your favorite Italian Restaurant or at Nanas' house in N.Y, Chicago, etc. Real Authentic Made to order Italian cuisine. Tired of Chain Food? We make it fresh! Also the freshest domestic and, New England Seafood prepared right in the tri-county area. Certifed Angus Steaks and wonderful pasta and pan sauces made to order. We dont have pre-made sauces sitting in warmer, we make it fresh!

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