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Casa Benedetto's Italian Caffe

165 Vilano Road, Now Located in Vilano Beach Section of St. Augustine, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-471-5999
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $26
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: 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 currently accepting cash or debit for payment in an effort to keep our prices competitive. We are closed on Sundays but do open for Easter Sunday and Mother's Day Sunday.
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Prescott, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

my friend and I agree that it is the best Italian food we have ever had!! It is not in the city but rather out on Vilano beach and you might think hidden away but the lines of people waiting to get in speak volumes. They had only been at this location a few weeks but the service and food... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is located in an art deco building that has a nice inside atmosphere. The menu is good sized and there is something there for everyone. The service is great. The waiter was pleasant and patient. The bread is warm and very tasty. The side salads are not huge, but they are more interesting than the normal lettuce and... More 

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Watervliet, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Stuffed pork chop was excellent as was the manicotti. Would highly recommend. Just like eating in Italy.....that good! Yummy canoli.

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Atlanta, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Don't rush this experience. Take time to schmooze with hosts Jay and Robin Tarantino. Robin's tiramisu and Italian Wedding Cake are world class. And revel in waitress Diana's Brooklyn's accent. Unless you have any food allergies let her order for you.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed our evening and wonderful food at this little jewel in Vilano Beach, on a rainy evening. Anthony our waiter took care that evertything was timed perfectly from the delicate Calamari, to the huge portions of fresh pasta..everything was lovely, this is our new favorite!

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The BEST Italian restaurant in all of St Augustine. We visited the end of January and we were delighted. The ambiance is casual, the restaurant decor is charming. Check out the antique cash register as you enter, it's really nice. I'm Italian and therefore critical when trying new Italian food. I ordered Eggplant parmigiana and was I ever SURPRISED!!! Instead... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

I went a few days after their opening in Vilano Beach. I had the manicotti it was very, very good. I waited a reasonable amount of time after ordering and it was relaxing. I expect to wait when all is prepared fresh. If you don't like to wait at all, then you should probably go to a chain restaurant. Will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

My first visit to this restaurant and I found it to be very good. The food was fantastic and the menu was robust. I have several other dishes that I want to try in the next trips to Benedetto's The décor is cozy, the servers were superb. It does take a while for the main course, as each dish is... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We visited in January and found the service friendly and menu varied. Turned off by the $5 "sharing fee" as the portions are huge and split fees are not that usual locally. Also, suggest adding sweet iced tea to the menu.

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

Thank you for visiting CasaBenedetto's. We are sorry that the sharing fee upset you. We do waive the $5.00 charge if an additional soup or salad is purchased or a bottle of wine or dessert. Please understand that this fee is applied to cover the additional bread, butter, caponata, and linen, as well as the cost of washing additional china... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The homemade bread is some of the best I've ever had, rivals great bread in europe. The shrimp parmigiana was fantastic. Service was great, but be prepared for relaxing meal, not quick in and out due to the fact the food is all made to order. Looking forward to returning soon.

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Additional Information about Casa Benedetto's Italian Caffe

Address: 165 Vilano Road, Now Located in Vilano Beach Section of St. Augustine, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: +1 904-471-5999
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 26
Cuisine: Italian

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