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Casa Benedetto's Ristorante

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Our desserts and cooking may be prepared with vodka, anisette, rum, amaretto, or marsala
APPETIZERS‎
Rice Balls
Stuffed with meat, peas, sauce and cheese. Hand breaded and fried golden served with extra sauce
10.95
Baked Clams
Shucked fresh clams, stuffed with homemade breading and baked in its own shell
12.95
Zuppa De’Mussels
Black mussels served red or white
12.95
Calamari Fritti
Fresh calamari, rings and tentacles, floured and deep fried served with marinara sauce
11.95
Stuffed Mushrooms
A family favorite, fresh mushrooms, blanched, stuffed, and browned to order vegetarian dish
10.95
Shrim Cocktail
Jumbo‎ shrimp cooked tender and chilled. Served with our own cocktail sauce
11.95
Mozzarella Caprice
Fresh mozzarella with sliced roma tomatoes and fresh basil vegetarian dish
11.95
Scungilli Salad
Tender sliced scungilli tossed with fresh garlic, celery, parsley and extra virgin olive oil
13.95
escarole & beans
10.95
SOUPS OF THE DAY‎
Cup of Soup
From old family recipes
4.95
Bowl of Soup
From old family recipes
5.95
SALADS‎
Johnny's Eldorado Antipasto
Greens, fresh tomatoes, red onions, olives, roasted red peppers, chic peas, pepperocini, imported provolone, and genoa salami tossed in our italian house dressing
15.95
Artichoke Sensation
Refreshing and light with tossed greens, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, imported provolone, fresh cut basil and capers. Served with balsamic vinaigrette. Vegetarian dish
12.95
Caesars Salad
Crisp‎ romaine lettuce, red onion, anchovies and croutons tossed in caesar dressing. Vegetarian dish
10.95
Side Tossed Salad
Fresh romaine lettuce with red onion, black and green olives, and fresh tomato vegetarian dish
6.95
add chicken
5.95
add grilled shrimp
6.95
CHICKEN‎
Chicken Parmigiana
A breaded cutlet fried golden brown, topped with tomato sauce and smothered in mozzarella cheese
18.95
Chicken Francese
A battered cutlet served in a lemon, butter and parsley sauce
19.95
Chicken Marsala
A lightly floured and pan fried cutlet served with mushrooms in a sweet marsala wine sauce
19.95
Chicken Scarpariello
A‎ spicy dish made with boneless chicken breast, italian sausage, mushrooms, onions, and peppers
20.95
Chicken Cacciatore
Bone-in chicken with peppers, onions and capers simmered in our own marinara sauce served with a side of pasta
19.95
SEAFOOD‎
Grandma Betty's Clam Sauce
Fresh clams, served red or white over a bed of linguini
19.95
Zuppa De’ Pesce
Clams, mussels, shrimp and calamari with chopped fresh herbs, served red or white over a bed of linguini
26.95
Shrimp Scampi
Jumbo shrimp, and fresh garlic sautéed in a butter, lemon and parsley sauce
23.95
Shrimp Parmigiana
Breaded jumbo shrimp deep fried golden brown topped with tomato sauce and smothered in mozzarella cheese
23.95
Flounder Florentine
Broiled in butter with fresh garlic and spinach
19.95
Flounder Francese
Fresh lemon, butter, and parsley sauce
19.95
scallops oreganata
25.95
crab stuffed shrimp
25.95
scungilli fra diavlo
over linguini
24.95
VEAL‎
Veal Parmigiana
A breaded cutlet fried golden brown, topped with tomato sauce & smothered in mozzarella cheese
24.95
Benedetto's Veal Sorrentino
A‎ battered cutlet topped with onions, prosciutto ham, mushrooms and mozzarella in a sherry demi glaze
26.95
Veal Piccatta
A lightly floured and pan fried cutlet served capers in a lemon sauce
24.95
Veal Donato
A breaded cutlet topped with sliced tomatoes and red onions drizzled with a balsamic reduction
24.95
BEEF‎
Grandma Ferracane's Braisole
Paper thin steak stuffed, tied and simmered in our homemade sauce
29.95
PASTA‎
Homemade Lasagna
16.95
Grandma Betty's Manicotti
Vegetarian‎ dish
15.95
Fusilli Meatballs or Sausage
Fusilli, curly spaghetti, served with our homemade meatballs or italian sausage and side of ricotta
16.95
Sicilian Meat Sauce
Choice of pasta topped with our family recipe sicilian meat sauce made with green peas
15.95
Pasta Garlic & Oil
Vegetarian dish
12.95
Pasta Garlic & Oil with Anchovies or Broccoli
14.95
Tortellini Carbonara
Cheese stuffed pasta in a cream sauce with peas, prosciutto and onions
20.95
penne a la vodka
19.95
canneloni
20.95
gnocchi
15.95
ITALIAN SPECIALTIES‎
Eggplant Parmigiana
Breaded cutlets layered with italian cheeses and tomato sauce baked, and served with a side of pasta
17.95
Whole wheat pasta+2.00
Michelina's Eggplant Lightly Fried Eggplant Cutlets Layered with Rich
Lightly fried eggplant cutlets layered with rich sauce and fresh mozzarella
17.95
Whole wheat pasta+2.00
Eggplant Rollatini
Pan fried cutlets filled with italian cheeses and baked, and served with a side of pasta
17.95
Whole wheat pasta+2.00
Sausage and Peppers
Sweet italian sausage, onions, and peppers served over pasta marinara
17.95
Whole wheat pasta+2.00
Fettuccini Alfredo
Imported fettuccini noodles smothered in a creamy alfredo sauce like none other
19.95
Whole wheat pasta+2.00
Penne Ala Vodka
Penne pasta tossed in our homemade ala vodka sauce with pan-cetta bacon, sundried tomatoes, and imported cheeses
19.95
Whole wheat pasta+2.00
About
Casa Benedetto's is a family owned restaurant featuring authentic Sicilian homestyle cooking. We come from a long line of talented cooks who believe that the best food comes from using the freshest best ingredients available prepared with love and attention to detail.We pride ourselves in keeping alive the traditional "holiday foods" we grew up with that not many care to take the time & trouble to prepare from scratch in our busy modern world. Casa Benedetto's is open for lunch and dinner Monday thru Saturday We always have Sinatra singing in the background, fresh linens on the tables& candlelight in the evenings. Our staff is trained to make your visit a pleasant one and we strive to meet all
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found this place online and decided to give it a try. Coming from Orlando, we were happy to get away from chain restaurants. It is very quaint and cozy. Like being at grandmas house. This is very comforting. The food was generous and delicious....More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank tpaflyboy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Happy to have found you since moving. New place (better), great food and the service was on point. Lasagna was the best.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank skipster1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thru a google search we found this great authentic Italian restaurant. Service was excellent and the food was manifico. Love to find non franchise restaurant and this is a must see!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Mikegolf1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having grown up in NY with the finest Italian restaurants, I found this place to an oasis in a desert of poor Italian places to eat. From the crisp crusted bread down to the homemade canolis, every taste from here was a delight. The Pasta...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank StAugSteve
casa197, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much -we are so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your experience

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our first date here 5 years ago. The owners , Jay and Robin , treat you like family. The food is the absolute best Italian food you will find anywhere in St. Augustine, or for that matter Northeast Florida. A shout out to...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago

So they moved and the new place is very nice but it is small. That being said, the food and service were excellent. Love the owner sitting up front in his comfy easy chair and the antique cash register. Would go again!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank joanm122552
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good. The atmosphere is quaint and delightfully decorated. Good service, staff were extremely pleasant. The only issue is the restaurant is in a shopping mall and may not be the easiest to find but please make the effort to check this...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank 207dougf
casa197, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for all your kind words. Yes we are located in a hard to see spot but it really shouldn't be too hard to find us . We are on US 1 in south St Augustine across from the southernmost entrance to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW....this is quaint restaurant, is 5 stars!!! eating here is like eating Italy.The food was spectacular, from the the dipping sauce for the bread, to the homemade sauce, to the portion sizes. The food presentation was great the waitress was attentive and very pleasant. This...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank morawi2
casa197, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you sso much for this lovely review!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit. Excellent food, good service and the owner’s small Maltese dog greets you. Located in a shopping center so a little tricky to find. My lasagna was big enough for two people.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank 24MaryC
casa197, Owner at Casa Benedetto's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your experience!! Yes we are a bit hidden from view in our location in Shores Village Mall but luckily all our loyal customers and many new guests have found us!! We are in South St Augustine on US1 in the shopping...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had visited Casa Benedetto's at their two previous locations and been impressed. That's why we were looking forward to trying out their new location just a few miles away from our home. We were not disappointed. The layout is charming - reminiscent of a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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December 5, 2018|
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I checked the ticket and you are correct . The server was instructed to not charge you for the scungilli but somehow he did. We are going to speak with him today when he gets into work. If you want I can send you a check to... More
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They serve zoodles and red sauce. This place is amazing and it is like eating in someone’s home. Let them know your dietary restrictions and I am certain they will take great care of you!
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