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$14 - $28
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Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed December 12, 2020 via mobile

Great food. Great service. Great hostess staff. They will do absolutely anything to make you happy. The house made dressing is the best. We always buy 2 bottles to go.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Getting a couple bottles to take home with you is the best way to do it! It's great to read about your experience. Hope we can welcome you back for some more in the future. Best, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner

Reviewed October 19, 2020

Hands down the BEST lasagna I've ever had! My husband had the chicken parm (which he get's any time it's on a menu), he loved it! The garlic rolls were outstanding! Our waitress was lovely and attentive. Here's my issue (and why I can't give...5 stars), there were political signs in parking lot and inside the restaurant. Regardless of my political views, it turned me off. Not only were there supportive signs for one candidate, there were signs regarding the other candidate that were just nasty and hateful. I went out to dinner to spend time with family, friends and relax. Not be bombarded with signs that remind me of how bad things are right now and spread hate. Despite the best food I've had in a while and the great service, they lost me and my family as customers because they couldn't keep politics out of their business establishment. Yelp has his rule for reviews: "Relevance: Please make sure your contributions are appropriate to the forum. For example, reviews aren't the place for rants about political ideologies" Reviews of a restaurant are not the place for politics and neither is the restaurant itself. Below is one of the signs. There was another sign that said something to the effect of Biden for "no cars" and "sniffing kids". This is just unnecessary while I'm out trying to have dinner with my family.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2020

Glad you and your family enjoyed our food and service. We hear your feedback and understand everyone has different views, but u do not turn away private political events of either party. We are sorry a sighn may have not been taken down after their...More

Reviewed October 10, 2020

We had fantastic food, wonderful staff and really enjoyed the piano in the background. It is so nice to be back to normal, living and enjoying life and celebrating friends & family.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2020

Glad to have you guys back! We're happy you loved dinner with us. Hope to welcome you again in the future. Best, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner

Reviewed September 27, 2020

Benedetto’s has been our favorite Italian restaurant for a long time. Let’s just put it out there, the food is superb, amazing, incredible!! Pollo Tuscany is a personal favorite but there are so many must have dishes from Veal Parmigiana to Grouper Benedetto to I...could go on the entire review. Add in that the chef owners are on site making sure that the service remains top notch and we have the makings of quite an evening. The atmosphere is pure rat pack giving the feel of yesteryear piano player and all. The restaurant was just remodeled adding a great area to sit outside with a cocktail before dinner. Enjoy!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2020

You get the full experience when you're here! From delicious food to the wonderful ambience, you'll be taken aback with how great everything is. We appreciate your years of support, and can't wait to see you again. See you then, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner

Reviewed May 29, 2020

Had a return trip here to celebrate a birthday. The staff was attentive, the food was excellent and the place was packed! The chef does an excellent job with salmon!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2020

Glad you enjoyed our salmon dish! We're thrilled to have helped you celebrate. Hoping to host many more of your birthdays and special occasions in the future. Until next time, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner

Reviewed May 2, 2020

With people still suffering, how dare you tell patrons that they must spend $500 for Mother's Day! You should be welcoming long suffering patrons! Your bread-and-butter comes from the "little" patrons! Suffice it to say that my family will no longer consider dining at Benedetto's...in the near future!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2020

While your frustrations are understandable, but the minimum Is now 200.00. We explained in our Facebook post the reasoning behind our minimum price requirements. We're doing what we can to abide by social distancing guidelines while doing what's right by our business and employees. That...More

Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

Went there for my birthday, service was great! However both of us were sick later that night! To me the calamari was reheated as well as the lasagna, definitely for the cost and getting Sick, won’t be back!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2020

We're sorry to hear you aren't feeling well. While we're delighted our service was great, it's disappointing to see you feel our dishes our dishonest in any way. Our cuisine is made fresh using locally sourced ingredients. If you weren't satisfied with your dish, please...More

Reviewed March 5, 2020

Dont get me wrong, this place still has nice Italian food. I've eaten there probably four times over the past five or six years. The first time I ate there I would have given it a 12 star rating out of 10. My last experience...may be the last time I go there. Had to ask for simply things like lemon, napkins, etc. multiple times before we got them to the table. Every time my friends ordered something from the bar it seemed to have taken much longer than required and often (with the bar) something got screwed. There were absolutely some communication issues going on in the restaurant that night. The only think that stayed constant was the quality of the food, you just have to accept some bumps in the road getting to your table.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Went there for the first time in the 13 years I have lived in Land O Lakes.... Man, I missed out.... What a great Italian restaurant! Farm to table and cooked to order! Staff is extremely friendly... A must visit and experience.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2020

What matters is that you finally made it in to try our cuisine! We're thrilled your first visit didn't disappoint. Looking forward to welcoming you in more often from now on. Best, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner

Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Really love this Resturant - great service, food and wine! Bartender very knowledgeable - knows the different red and white texture, sweet/ dry etc Why it doesn’t get a five - will not reservations for 2! Absolutely absurd.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

We're delighted our food and knowledgeable staff made your visit memorable. We apologize if you weren't pleased with our reservation polices -- we can assure you it's not our intention to inconvenience you. Hope you can look over this minor detail and come back for...More

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FloridaLovesMaui
April 11, 2019|
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Response from Tampadish | Property representative |
Hi there , We have limited seating, and after being in business over 19 years. This policy works the best. We only have 3 small two tops in house. We would be a reservation only restaurant if we reserved our 4 top... More
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327angeloa
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Bldgfinder | Reviewed this property |
I can't speak to the owner insulting his patrons, my issue was the entertainment-tooooooooo loud and terrible.
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Autonation
December 13, 2016|
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Response from BMENC | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would agree. Call the restaurant to confirm but I am sure they could Wright one there.
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