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1170 Arnold Drive (at Morello Drive), # 116, Martinez, CA 94553
925.228.9123
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
neighborhood gem

funny location in a little strip mall with Petco, KFC, Mountain Mike's Pizza and a few other random places - but Mangia Bene is a real find. Fresh pasta - always tasty specials - friendly staff - it all works to make this a fun date night or just a great night out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Martinezman1025
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Martinez, California
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Martinez, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

funny location in a little strip mall with Petco, KFC, Mountain Mike's Pizza and a few other random places - but Mangia Bene is a real find. Fresh pasta - always tasty specials - friendly staff - it all works to make this a fun date night or just a great night out.

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Martinez, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

One of my favorite local restaurants. They have regularly changing daily specials, plus a large standard menu. The staff is always friendly, and the food is delicious! Too many favorites to list. No delivery, but food is ready quick for pick-up...

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Martinez, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant provided excellent service. The servings were plentiful and the flavors blended beautifully. One dish was the smoked salmon and gnocchi. The salmon was very fresh tasting and they didn't scrimp in the amount of fish served in the dish. Another dish we ordered was the Ravioli di Formaggio with browned butter & sage. This dish was excellent and... More 

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Fairfield, California, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This place was highly recommended by a local, and we must agree that this is a great place for Italian food! I had the gnocchi with Italian sausage, my friends had the cheese ravioli in lemon sauce, the lasagna and the spaghetti bolognese, all of which was light, perfectly cooked and flavorful. Very reasonable prices, and reasonable portions - we... More 

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Bay Area, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great food, friendly service. We usually get it to go and it's always delicious. It's pretty bare bones but still good comfort food.

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Martinez, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant has been a good place to get good food at a good price. We never have had a bad meal and we have been going there for several years

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Martinez, California
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183 reviews 183 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Everything I eat here is excellent/. My favorite is the butternut squash ravioli with the browned butter and fried sage.... YUMMY! I have been here many times for special occasions. It is a small little place with a few tables, but Excellent service and food. The owner is Italian from somewhere in South America... He is an awesome chef. Prices... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Probably the 4th or 5th time we have had dinner at Mangia Bene and we have never been disappointed. We have noticed more and more clients which is great because we would miss their food if people did not support this little place. I generally eat their pasta but my wife is much more adventurous and has enjoyed every dish.... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I like this place. I will drive over here instead of the Sister restaurant in Benicia Bueno Appetite, Mangia Bene , is just better. they do not have lamb chops all the time but when we had them here they were great. The lamb chops we had the other day in Benicia were not good , same menu, same owner,... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have been going to Mangia Bene since they opened and have never been disappointed. The food is always very good and the service excellent. The menu is full of family favorites and there is a daily menu too. The pasta is freshly made, excellent salads with fresh bread and sparkling water at the table. Just 1 block off the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1170 Arnold Drive (at Morello Drive), # 116, Martinez, CA 94553
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Martinez
  • Phone Number: 925.228.9123

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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