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Benny Rappa's Trattoria

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1453 Us-17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 (15th Avenue)
(843) 361-1056
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining

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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great for date night!

This place is the best for true Italian cuisine. If you don't see what you like on the board, ask and they will prepare it. The atmosphere is very quaint and cozy. As with most Italian restaurants, it can get a bit noisy when busy, but you won't notice so much, due to the fact you will be enjoying... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This place is the best for true Italian cuisine. If you don't see what you like on the board, ask and they will prepare it. The atmosphere is very quaint and cozy. As with most Italian restaurants, it can get a bit noisy when busy, but you won't notice so much, due to the fact you will be enjoying such... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Food was all made to order with variations encouraged. These folks aim to please. Exceptional quality in the Italian dishes. Service was impeccable and genuine.

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Kingston, Canada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have passed this resturant many times. Small tables outside with ashtrays on their tables. There were only about 4 tables. I figured, this is quaint but not really worth the time since there are so many other tried and true Italian places that are calling me. For our last night in North Myrtle Beach, our friends treated us and... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This place looks like a little hole in the wall, but don't drive by! Food was delicious and service attentive. The menu is different daily, but they will prepare any Italian dish for which they have the ingredients. I went with the on the menu chicken saltimbocca, and it did not disappoint. The homemade sangria was absolutely delicious, and the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

On a Wednesday evening in late March, this cozy Italian was packed--always a sign of good food and loyal customers. We enjoyed their bruschetta appetizer and veal parmesan, egglplant parmesan, gnocchi bolognese, and chicken aglio. The portions were so large there was no question of fitting in dessert, but we hope to get there eventually. The wait staff are very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful food with a relaxing, enjoyable atmosphere. The wait staff was very helpful and knowledgeable. We will return for abother great meal!

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Lewiston, Maine
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My hubby and I arrived in Myrtle Beach on Dec. 27th. We were tired after our long 2 nine hour day drives and very hungry. We happened along this wonderful restaurant and found a gem. The atmosphere was very cozy and romantic. The service was impeccable. The food was divine!!!! They had a menu, but they were willing to accommodate... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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114 reviews 114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great place for a romantic date. Service was excellent. The menu's are back-lit, making them easy to read in a dining room with lower lighting. My lasagna was amazing. It's not cheap, but it's absolutely worth it.

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North Carolina
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13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Could not ask for better Italian food and service. We went based on reviews and were glad we did. Truly, if you don't see it on the menu, just ask. I asked for veal carbonara rather than chicken, and they said certainly. One of the best dishes I have had. My wife had the lasagna special and found it excellent.... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great food and service. Everything was made fresh to order. If they don't have it on the menu just ask and they will make it for you. Great service also.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1453 Us-17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
    (15th Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: (843) 361-1056

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?