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Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$14 - $28
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Italian
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

APPETIZERS​
Start the evening with one of our favorites below or ask your server for one of our daily specials.All entrees come with house or Caesar salad and garlic rolls.If you don't see what you want just ask and Chef Ben will try to accomodate you
10.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Fried Calamari
Tender rings of fresh squid, breaded then lightly sauteed and served with our red sauce for dipping.
7.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Mozzarella Marinara
Squares of mozzarella, breaded then lightly sauteed. served in marinara.
6.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Benedetto Bread
A homemade loaf covered with garlic, ricotta and mozzarella cheese then finished in the oven.
10.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Jumbo Lump Crabmeat
Fresh lump crabmeat served with a creamy garlic dip
11.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Mound of Mussels
A huge bowl of mussels sauteed with white wine and garlic served in your choice of red or white sauce.(when available)
9.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Portobello
A jumbo mushroom sauteed in Italian herbs and balsamic vinegar.
7.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Escargot
Tender​ snails and mushroom caps sauteed with garlic butter and Italian spices.
5.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Bruschetta
Toasted slices of Italian bread topped with fresh tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil.
10.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Shrip Cocktail
Jumbo gulf shrimp served with our homemade cocktail sauce.
SOUPS AND SALADS​
Start the evening with one of our favorites below or ask your server for one of our daily specials.All entrees come with house or Caesar salad and garlic rolls.If you don't see what you want just ask and Chef Ben will try to accomodate you
4.25
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Clam Chowder
Our homemade recipe with shrimp, clams, fish and potatoes.
3.25
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Pasta Fagioli
An​ authentic Italian soup.
5.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Broccoli Soup
You'll love this creamy soup
15.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Mozzarella Caprese salad
Fresh buffalo mozzarella and beef steak tomatoes served over a bed of mixed greens in a balsamic vinegrette dressing.
14.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Chicken Caesar
Hearts of romain tossed with our homemade caesar dressing covered with grilled chicken and toasted croutons.
14.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
House salad or Caesar
A generous portion of romain and iceberg with your choice of dressing.
PASTA​
Classic favorites with a flair for new flavors, you will find all of our dishes will send you home with enough to enjoy tomorrow.All entrees come with house or Caesar salad and garlic rolls.If you don't see what you want just ask and Chef Ben will try to accomodate you
16.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo Sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Lasagna
Fresh pasta sheets layered with a meat sauce and ricotta topped with mozzarella then baked.
16.25
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo Sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Eggplant Parmesan
Thin slices of eggplant covered with mozzarella then baked.
16.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo Sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Stuffed Eggplant
Thin slices of eggplant stuffed with three cheeses then covered with mozzarella and finished in the oven.
15.25
Alfredo sauce +2.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo Sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Tortellini (Meat or Cheese)
Served in marinara sacuce
19.25
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo Sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Spinach Lasagna or Spinach Manicotti
Layers of pasta either rolled or lagagna style filled with garlic, ricotta, mozzarella and spinach.
16.25
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo Sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Manicotti
Hand filled heets of pasta rolled with three cheeses topped with marinara and mozzarella.
14.25
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo Sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Ravioli
Pasta filled with ricotta and Italian cheeses with your choice of marinara or alfredo.
15.25
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo Sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Baked Ziti
Penne noodles tossed in marinara and ricotta then covered with mozzarella and baked.
16.95
Chicken 18.95
Shrimp 20.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo Sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Fettucini Alfredo
ENTREES​
All of our food is made to order and contains only the best and freshest ingredients available.All entrees come with house or Caesar salad and garlic rolls.If you don't see what you want just ask and Chef Ben will try to accomodate you
19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
House salad
Caesar salad
Garlic rolls
Chicken Benedetto
Chicken sauteed with broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes, and onions. served over linguine in our pink sauce.
Chicken 17.95
Veal 19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
House salad
Caesar salad
Garlic rolls
Marsala
Marsala wine and mushrooms.absolutely succulent
Chicken 17.95
Veal 19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
House salad
Caesar salad
Garlic rolls
Pizza Iola:
Chicken or Veal sauteed with onions, mushrooms, marinara and white wine.
Chicken 17.95
Veal 17.95
Salmon 19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
House salad
Caesar salad
Garlic rolls
Alexander - A House Favorite
A creamy dish with a touch of brandy that includes artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, black olives and mushrooms.
18.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
House salad
Caesar salad
Garlic rolls
Chicken Cacciatore
Slices​ of chicken sauteed with onions, peppers and mushrooms served over spaghetti.
Chicken 16.95
Veal 18.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
House salad
Caesar salad
Garlic rolls
Parmesan - The Best Around
Veal​ or chicken breaded then lightly sauteed and topped with marinara and mozzarella.
Chicken 17.95
Veal 19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
House salad
Caesar salad
Garlic rolls
Limone
Chicken or veal topped with mozzarella and mushrooms and sauteed with our succulent lemon sauce.
Chicken 17.95
Veal 19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
House salad
Caesar salad
Garlic rolls
"Franchese"
Chicken or veal dipped in a light Italian egg batter and topped with capers and chopped tomatoes in a white wine lemon butter sauce.
BENEDETTO'S LOBSTER SPECIALTIES​
All of our seafood is caught locally or flown in daily and is hand inspected by chef ben. Out of state seafood may not be available due to flight times from Maine. Two, Three, and Four pound lobsters also available.
8.95
Lobster Bisque
Traditional bisque made from the reduction of lobster bodies, white truffles, onions, tomatoes, shallots, sherry, and cream. Loaded with flavor and a touch of lobster meat.
14.95
Lobster Stew
A maine local favorite different than the bisque. Made from heavy cream, lots of butter, sherry and a 1/8th pound of lobster meat. Truly to die for!!!$
10.95
One Pound of Fresh Steamers
The best steamers around south of New England. Served with broth for cleaning and butter for dipping.
19.95
New England Lobster Roll
A Traditional maine lobster roll served on a true New New England lobster roll, served with sweet otato fries.
32.95
Lobster Pasta
A 1/4 pound of fresh lobster meat shucked from the shell then sauteed with shallots, green onions, grand marnier liquor and heavy cream.Served over angel hair pasta and garnished with fresh broccoli. Served with choice of salad and garlic rolls.
39.95
Share charge 9.95
Sherry cream sauce +1.95
Lobster/Clam Bake Dinner
2.5lb Maine lobster broiled, steamed, or grilled, 1 dozen steamer clams, garden salad or cole slaw, cup of New England chowder or lobster bisque, sweet corn, and mashed potato, sweet potato fries or french fries, lobster is cracked for you!!!
49.95
Sherry cream sauce +1.95
Stuffed Maine Lobster
1.5lb Maine lobster stuffed with our jumbo lump crabmeat stuffing then topped with mozzarella cheese and finished in the broiler. Served with garden salad or ceaser, cup of New England chowder or lobster bisque, fresh corn, and mashed potato, sweet potato fries or french fries.
64.95
Surf and Turf
The Ultimate dinner!!! one whole 1.5lb maine lobster grilled, steamed or broiled and an 8oz black angus filet bignon with our choice of sauce. Includes choice of salad, garlic rolls, sweet corn, and mashed potato, sweet potato fries or french fries.
29.95
Whole Lobster Dinner
Broiled, steamed, or grilled. choice of house salad or cole slaw, garlic rolls, sweet corn, and mashed potato, sweet potato fries, or French fries. Lobster is cracked for you!!!
GOURMET SEAFOOD AND STEAKS​
All of our seafood is hand picked by chef ben. You will find that our seafood is some of the freshest around. Chef ben deals directly with the local fishermen.All entrees come with house or caesar salad and garlic rolls. If you don't see what you want just ask and Cchef Bben will try to accomodate you
19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Linguine and Clams
Fresh Littleneck clams sauteed in white wine and garlic with red or white sauce.
19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Shrimp Scampi
Jumbo gulf shrimp sauteed in garlic and wine with a hint of lemon.Served over linguine pasta.
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Linguine and Scallops
Fresh jumbo sea scallps sauteed with garlic, white wine, and chopped tomatoes and served in our pink sauce. Price
19.95
Red sauce
White sauce
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Linguine and Shrimp
Jumbo gulf shrimp sauteed with garlic and wine. Your choice of red, white or pink sauce.
19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Shrimp Parmesan
Jumbo gulf shrimp lightly breaded then sauteed. Served over linguine with red sauce.
19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Linguine and Mussels
Fresh black mussels sauteed in white wine and garlic with red or white sauce.
19.95
Soup for salad +1.50
Alfredo sauce to any side pasta +1.95
Mussels and Calimari Fradiablo
Mussels and calamari sauteed with onion, garlic, and wine with a hint of spice. Served over linguine in our red sauce.
All of our steaks are cut daily in our kitchen from fresh USDA black angus cuts and cooked to perfection all steaks come with your choice of fries, steamed broccoli, mashed potatoes or side pasta not responsible for tenderness of meat when ordered well done.
29.95
Fries
Steamed broccoli
Mashed potatoes
Side pasta
Mushrooms +1.00
Onions to any steak +1.00
New York Strip 16oz
We needle this steak and trim it to perfection to be at the ultimate tenderness.
GOURMET​
28.95
Almond Crusted Black Grouper
32.95
Chilean Sea Bass
A filet of either fish topped with toasted sliced almonds, jumbo shrimp, scallops and asparagus spears in a light scallion studded cream sauce.
38.95
26 - 32oz Ossubuco
A 3-inch cut veal shank that has been baked for over four hours with black olives, red and yellow peppers in light tomato sauce making this tender choice of veal just fall off the bone.
32.95
Chilean Sea Bass Terry
A dish named after one of our best customers! for those who enjoy gourmet sauces without the butter. a tender filet of sea bass topped with shrimp, scallops, and a jumbo lump crabmeat in a scallion and shallot white wine lemon sauce.
24.95
Rosemary Salmon
The presentation of this dish is beautiful. fresh salmon topped with artichokes, asparagus, black olives, jumbo shrimp, and scallops with a touch of rosemary.Served in a delightful brandy cream sauce.
24.95
Veal Sinatra
Tender cutlets of milk-fed veal topped with thin slices of eggplant and mozzarella cheese. Served in a red sauce.
32.95
Chilean Sea Bass Maria
24.95
Salmon Maria
A filet of either fish pan seared to perfection and topped with shrimp, scallops, jumbo lump crabmeat, and tomatoes in a succulent white-wine lemon butter sauce.
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Jumbo Lump and Scallop Bianco
Jumbo lump crabmeat and scallops sauteed in olive oil, fresh garlic, shallots, sun-dried tomatoes, and scallions.Served in a light Alfredo sauce over linguine
21.95
Veal Picatta
Tender cutlets of milk-fed veal topped with the finest mozzarella, artichokes, and capers. Served in a white wine lemon butter sauce.
CHILDREN'S​
12 And under only please
6.95
Meatball
Sausage
Mushfrooms
Fettucini alfredo
Spaghetti
6.95
Meat Ravioli - Alfredo or Red Sauce
6.95
Chicken Fingers
With fries
6.95
Cheese Tortellin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Birthday Celebration!! Food was excellent and James our server did an outstanding job. Our first visit and will definitely be back.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank GCE62
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

First impressions are everything! Thank you for allowing us to host your celebration. We'll make sure to pass along your shout out -- he'll be thrilled to see it. Looking forward to seeing you back again sometime in the future. Best, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly an Italian restaurant would have great fresh seafood but it does. Pasta is also excellent but I don't think people realize they have great seafood.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your praise for our seafood dishes! Sourcing our food from local vendors is why it's always so fresh. Hope to see you around again sometime soon. Best, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner

Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Whether you're going there for the piano bar or the usual Italian fare like veal parmesan or pizza or seafood everything is excellent my wife and I started off with stuffed mushrooms my friend had escargot my wife and I then had veal parmesan and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Jerryfromdabx
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2019

Jerry, your Italian cravings will be satisfied every visit! The veal Parmesan is favorite around here. We're delighted you and your wife are fanatics of our fresh and local seafood. Hope to see you all in again sometime soon enjoying the piano bar. All the...More

Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

This place used to have great food and service. This visit was a huge disappointment. One of four entrees was just OK. The others were like it was a pizza place that wasn't paying attention. Service was poor. Waiter seemed distracted and absent. Also it's...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2019

John, we're committed to creating a beautiful dining experience for all of our guests, and it's disheartening to see we may have dropped the ball this time around. We keep our environment spotless, and cook every dish with exceptional detail. In any case, we'd love...More

Reviewed July 11, 2019

My husband and I finally made it to Benedettos -- wish we would have come sooner! We had very friendly service and the food was wonderful. The Eggplant Stack app was absolutely delicious! Also loved the Ben Dip. Chicken Marsala very tasty & the Walu...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2019

Our Italian cuisine can't go without fantastic service! Everything on our menu is worth trying -- we're thrilled you enjoyed the eggplant stack, it's a fan favorite here. The piano bar sets the mood for the evening perfectly. We can't wait to blow you away...More

Reviewed July 10, 2019

This use to be one of my favorite Itailian Restaurants. Well it is on the same level as Pizza Hut now. First the good...love the garlic cheese roll.. but mine both batches over cooked. Now the entres Shrimp Primavera..tasteless. Veal Beneditios sauce bland. Almost watery....More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

It's sad to see we've fallen short of your expectations this time around. A meal wouldn't feel complete without our garlic rolls. Unfortunately, our atmosphere and veal wasn't worth your spending -- I apologize we didn't satisfy your appetite. We'd love to have you back...More

Reviewed July 2, 2019

The atmosphere, food, and service is excellent. The piano playing is an added bonus while dining and very quaint.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

Thanks for stopping in to enjoy the food and atmosphere! We appreciate this great review and hope to have you back again soon. -Chef Ben Pumo, Owner

Reviewed July 2, 2019

Service was fair Food was over priced and under sized As an alternative for local upscale dining it was disappointingMore

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Fred T
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

Fred, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your service with us, but are sorry to see the food costs weren't what you were expecting. Our hope is always that the high-quality ingredients are worth every penny. We'd love to welcome you back for another...More

Reviewed June 28, 2019

The Staff was pleasant and helpful, Alex was our waiter and he did a wonderful job! We will be asking for him again! The food was great!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lindagk23
Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2019

So glad to see our team make your meal even better! Thanks for leaving such an excellent review -- we'll be sure to pass along the compliments. Looking forward to welcoming you back again! See you soon, Chef Ben Pumo, Owner

Reviewed June 26, 2019

I was very dis-appointed that an Italian restaurant does not offer meat ravioli (only cheese filled). $19 for ravioli and salad is way too much, not a very large portion either. The chairs we were seated in had little to no padding on the seat,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Tampadish, Owner at Benedetto's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2019

Bruce, our Italian cuisine is prepared with fresh, high-quality ingredients, so our hope is always that they're worth every penny. We're sorry the piano and singer were a bit too loud for your liking. We'd love to have you back again so we can give...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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I can't speak to the owner insulting his patrons, my issue was the entertainment-tooooooooo loud and terrible.
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Yes, I would agree. Call the restaurant to confirm but I am sure they could Wright one there.
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