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Venticellos Ristorante Italiano

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911 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510-3217
+1 707-747-5263
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
911 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510-3217
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Venticello's provides a casual atmosphere, ample menu choices, and is enjoyed by our guests in town. We also enjoy having special deal with dinner and a theatre performance around the corner at the community theatre during their two seasons of plays. It is wonderful to...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2018

We had lunch with friends on a Saturday. Service was attentive and friendly, My husband ordered the meatball sandwich, which he enjoyed. The server came by to offer some grated parmesan cheese, and we asked if he could just leave the small container of grated...More

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Very consistent! Entire staff is helpful and knows the menu. At times parking sucks but that’s a city problem. The Cannoli is my favorite!

Thank alexjane2018
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This place has a large menu, something for everyone. I would recommend a reservation - on a nice evening maybe ask about sitting outside.

Thank Ptowngirlnow
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Recently we needed a caterer for the gathering after a funeral. With only a few days to organize this I called around to local places that could not only provide the food needed but also servers so we didn't have to worry about any of...More

Thank Nancy017
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

As a Vegetarian I have eaten plenty of Caprese Salads and this was one of the best. With grilled peppers and olives I was expecting different. Pleasant staff & a great meal. I will be back for dinner.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Normally go to their sister restaurant Palermo's, but decided to try this one located in downtown Benicia. Pretty similar quality and pretty darn good. I tried the Putanesca, which I really like. Shrimp was crunchy and the chicken was tasty, and plenty of both. We...More

Thank John F
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Celebrating a friend with lunch here yesterday was a treat! The ambiance inside is warm and inviting; the service was great, and the food was fantastic. I had the Pesto Chicken Salad. Wow! Dessert was the chocolate souffle. Double wow! It is probably the best,...More

Thank ansport
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Best seafood pasta dish in town! Start with appetizers, wine, great bread, salad or soup and you’ll wind up taking home your dinner. Generous portions - always enough to fill a large human being! Will return often!

Thank Americanaarts
Reviewed April 9, 2018

My husband and I have gone for breakfast, lunch and dinner many times. They have a great staff who are always courteous and friendly. I love their Napa Salad with grilled shrimp. You have to ask for it as it is not on menu.

Thank Mittie R
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August 2, 2017|
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Response from 151bille | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We have reserved and used the 'back room' for a group of 23 before (with some room to spare) and seen a number of large groups use the room when we've been there to eat in the 'front'. I believe the room can be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510-3217
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Benicia
  • Phone Number: +1 707-747-5263
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