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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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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice balls” (76 reviews)
“pasta” (164 reviews)
“caponata” (47 reviews)
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12:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
165 Vilano Road, Now Located in Vilano Beach Section of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2979
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we walked in, we felt a warm welcome from all. Aspen was a very attentive and kind server. The food was authentic and so delicious. Visiting with the owners about their history and the decor within the restaurant was so enjoyable. Highly...More

1  Thank Vicki N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from Philadelphia we are use to excellent Italian restaurants. Casa Benedetto was more than we expected. I ordered something off the menu, Chicken Piccatta, and I must say South Philly restaurants call here and get the recipe. Incredible. If you love capers this is...More

1  Thank Elizabeth Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the title says, this restaurant is family run, old school Italian dining. Classic dishes made by an Italian with a long history in the business and an appreciation for doing Italian Cuisine the right way. Is the food good? The food is very good....More

1  Thank Padray H
RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this lovely review, It is so nice when guests really enjoy themselves and take the time to share their experience with the TripAdvisor community. We really appreciate it. Robyn, Jay & staff

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great Old Style Italian - American meal. I have seen some reviews about the bread being plain....this is NOT Olive Garden... Our server was attentive but not annoying. I had the Veal Parmesan and Daisy had the Eggplant Parmesan. She would like...More

Thank Ed B
RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this lovely review. We make our eggplant parmagiana with breaded and fried slices of eggplant layered lasagna style with a mixture of imported Italian cheeses and homemade marinara sauce. Perhaps you are used to a different style where the eggplant slices are...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

During our previous visit to St Augustine a few years ago, we had eaten at this restaurant when it was located in a cute little A-Frame Building. Because we had enjoyed the food and owners so much, we wanted to dine here in celebration of...More

Thank RamblingRoos
RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our current location as much as the Aframe. We were happy to find a larger location that would still allow us to give that small homey feel due to having the four...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Went here with my family of 13 last week. We had a great time! Great food and drinks. Easy walk to our hotel too! Would return in the future

Thank Justine I
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Good service good food & good ambience!! Am a local, will go back 👍 I would definitely recommend this Italian restaurant to family and friends!! Yummie!! They also treated us special since we were celebrating our anniversary.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Greeted quickly by a little woman and swept to our table. The best chicken parmesan I have ever had. Fresh bread thought-out the whole meal.

Thank 603audieb
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Went to Casa Benedetto while in St. Augustine for the week. The food was excellent, and we had a nice chat with the owners. Will be back for another visit!

1  Thank Brett C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We went here on a random Saturday on our drive back from downtown St. Augustine since it was convenient in Vilano with ample parking. We ventured to Vilano because we are not fans of many restaurants in downtown as they don't have to be great...More

Thank AnthonyBurg
RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for your compliment as to our being one of the best in St Augustine. We work very hard to provide great food and service. We want our guests to have the best experience possible and had you asked we would have been happy...More

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Questions & Answers
30 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
5 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$26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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