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Mangia Bene

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1170 Arnold Dr, # 116 -- at Morello Drive, Martinez, CA 94553-6872
+1 925-228-9123
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Pleasant Hill, California
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259 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This was a family favorite for many years but everything seems to have gone down hill. Service seemed minimal (two were seated and eating between seeing us). The food is not as good as it once was and little attention to presentation.

Thank Kkoleary
Walnut Creek, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Had a gift certificate from my birthday. We came for dinner early. We were served a sparklingly water with a basket of bread. I ordered gnocchi, which was wonderful, we will most definitely be back now that we just moved to Martinez!! We would have come back anyway!

Thank Msmlo
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82 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have eaten here several times while visiting a friend in Martinez. Never been disappointed. Good Italian food.

Thank Carolyn K
Oakland, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The food was excellent and well worth the visit. Next time I'm in Martinez I will pay Manga Bene a visit. I'm anxious to try lunch there.

Thank cameltracks
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

This small restaurant is a hidden gem. Arrived with reservations for a party of 8, we were seated within 3 minutes. The wait staff was prompt with drinks and the menus. Not to mention the French Bread Baskets, Olive Oil and Butter (my hips say thank you!). Restaurant was fairly busy as it was a Saturday night, and yet the... More 

Thank Gina G
Benicia, California
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Been going there for years and always wowed by the freshness of the food, quality of presentation and outstanding wine list including truly fine Chianti from Italy, fresh pasta and seafood too.... tables are set with fresh baked bread and sparkling water, you gotta love it!

Thank pdrdirector
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Am a customer since the restaurant opened. Always great food and service no matter what time you dine there. Love the neighborhood dining experience. When I have guest from out of town we go to Mangia Bene to eat.

Thank Mona D
Martinez, California
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I enjoy this little restaurant in Martinez. It's good for lunch or dinner. The food has always been good. The Tiramisu is very good

Thank D2555
Martinez, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Mangia Bene is a great place for a wonderful meal. The food is authentic Italian and very artfully prepared. I have been going to this place for 20 years since we moved to this area. I highly recommend it!

Thank DianaMacJoy
alamo, ca
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Three of us went to lunch today. Ordered 1. Salmon Grilled...it came after a long wait and was so over cooked it was crispy, crunchy for 1/4 of an inch and then completely dried out. The mashed potatoes were cool, not warm or hot and tasteless. When I told the wait person about the preparation of the food she seemed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1170 Arnold Dr, # 116 -- at Morello Drive, Martinez, CA 94553-6872
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Martinez
  • Phone Number: +1 925-228-9123

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