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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Pizza
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

We dined at Pizza Bene with some friends from out of town. Restaurant is pretty small as the beautiful bar takes up a lot of space. While the menu isn't extensive, the choices were good with large portions. Location is excellent, right on Main Street...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed July 24, 2019

Had a reasonable dinner here, salads are huge, garlic bread was fantastic. Fettuccine and cream sauce were delicious, but the chicken in our dish was so over-cooked it was hard and had a fridgee taste... waiter gave us a dessert to make-up for the bad...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful new bar inside this otherwise great Italian restaurant. Appetizers and a drink make for a great evening while hanging out in pretty little downtown Placerville. Ambience is everything!

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Was there with a group of 10 tonight. Found out that they don't like to book large reservations after 5pm for large groups - especially on a Friday night - but Ben the owner made and exception and we are so GLAD he did. We...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Oh the smell of fresh grated cheese and garlic. Great place for lunch. No Caesar salads today due to the Romaine lettuce scare from the CDC. We opted for the pizza and pasta with Bolognese sauce. The sauce is very good and pasta fresh. Way...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Had the Chicken Picatta Pizza for lunch today, it was scrumptious! The salted Carmel chocolate truffle gelato was amazing!The service was fabulous, Gabriella was our server. Tried the house red wine and it was excellent. Will definitely be coming back here.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

I like to promote our town on Facebook, so I was downtown for Octoberfest. In the past I have promoted Benes, but not anymore. He was very condescending. I stopped by for a glass of wine. I’ve eaten there often. But I was by myself...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

So this is the third time my wife and I have been here, The Antipasta salad is spool good and there pizza is just perfect. Also it has been two years sence last visit and stile perfect.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

$22 for lasagna? Wow. I’m Italian and know what it takes to make good lasagna. It was a small plate covered in cheese.. definitely not worth $22. Locals in Placerville are shut out from local dining because of the prices. Too bad, I’d like to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Large portions of good food with traditional and creative Italian dishes. Service and atmosphere were great. Outside dining available

Date of visit: June 2018
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