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Casa Benedetto's Italian Caffe

6357 A1A South, Saint Augustine, FL 32080
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $24
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Casa Benedetto's is a small family owned caffe 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.We are currently encouraging guests to use cash or debit for payment in an effort to keep our prices competitive.
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English first
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

My fiance and I were staying for a week in the area, and had researched local restaurants. We picked out Casa Benedetto's because of the reviews and the pictures. We were surprised by how small the interior really is, but that intimacy and warmth contributed to a unique and marvelous experience! Her Aunt Betty's manicotti and my lasagna were cooked... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The food and service were great. The decor is like early grandmother with stuffed stashed all over the place. Just an a-frame house converted to an eating place. Good vegetarian selections and very tasty. The cannoli were very tasty. Cramped, but great food.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

4-16-14 Took my wife and two teenage boys here for dinner while in St Augustine this evening because Trip Advisor and reviews were so good. I loved the idea of a locally owned, home cooked Italian meal. Very small and quaint little restaurant. I like that too. And with the exception of my wife's Pasta Prima Vera (bland), the food... More

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RT6357, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Italian Caffe, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you felt neglected on your visit to Casa Benedetto's last evening. WE try to give exceptional service to all our guests. You came in early when the servers are prepping for the evening as well as taking care of guests, so your server may not have visited your table as much as usual. Jay &... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Don't let the outside appearance scare you off. Step into a wonderful dining experience. The food was fabulous and the owners were very, very nice!

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Queensbury, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

My maiden name is tarantelli and my married name is Salatino , so needless to say my husband And I both know good italian food. We don't impress easily when it comes to italian restaurants. We were both pleasantly surprised and overjoyed to have found this little italian gem in st Augustine. The atmosphere reminded me of Nona's kitchen. Robyn... More

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I was recently able to enjoy the pleasure of another excellent home made meal at Casa Benedetto's. I cannot emphasize enough just what a diamond in the rough this establishment is. The owners are sincere and affable, the servers are attentive and helpful and the meals are incredible. By now I have been able to try almost everything off of... More

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Dayton, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Went to South St. Augustine for a short holiday recently. After dropping off our bags at our lodge we decided to drive into town and find something to eat. We noticed Casa Benedetto's little A-frame as we drove by and figured that since it was already after 8 p.m. and we had no idea how long restaurants stayed open in... More

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Growing up in an Italian family, I do not like to dine at fancy Italian restaurants. Casa Benedetto's is like going to grandma's house for Sunday dinner. Small, quaint and just darn good Italian food.

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Upper Arlington, Ohio
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

While on vacation last week we visited Casa Benedetto's based on all of the positive reviews and we were not disappointed. We stopped in for a very late lunch and had the place to ourselves. The restaurant is so quaint and the owner was quite pleasant. In addition to the lunch menu, she offered us the dinner menu in case... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Casa Benedetto is a small, quiet restaurant on the beach. The owners, Robin and Jay, provided a great evening for us. They are friendly, personable host. The service was outstanding and the food excellent; everything cooked to order. Will definitely return on our next visit.

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