Benito's
46-47 Castle Street, Dalkey, Dublin

Cuisine:

Italian
Based on 85 reviews


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Benito's has successfully traded for 10 years in Dalkey. It's owners, Camillo and Jackie Borza, both come from a food and beverage background from their respective family businesses. Their business is constantly evolving and improving.

Their pizzas have always been prepared in-house by expert pizza chefs and toppings like chicken and ham are slow-cooked overnight to produce a high quality pizza.

In 2013 Benito's started to produce its own pasta and these homemade pastas have proved a hit from the very start. Dishes such as the Ravioli Fiorentina and Tagliatelle with Hick's sausage meat ragú are setting Benito's apart from its competition and giving the restaurant a strong identity.

Benito's prides itself on its friendly reputation and appeals to families and couples alike. It's not unusual to see families in the restaurant at six o'clock and couples in for the second sitting, enjoying the live music by resident musician Seán Whelan (ex-Cafe Orchestra).

For those nights that you prefer to stay in, Benito's has a separate takeaway section and offers a delivery service.
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Posted 9th Jan 2018 by CHICKENWINGFirst Timer: 84 reviews

Won't be coming back. Food was bland. Table where we sitting was very uncomfortable & wasn't secure.
Waitress that served us wasn't on the ball. When it got busy - we were forgotten.

Posted 27th Nov 2015 by CORMACMCANewbie: 3 reviews

Benito's never fails to deliver.We love this place for their fresh homemade Pasta and their amazing Pizzas.Try the Lucifero if you like them hot!Lovely room and prompt and friendly service

Posted 27th Aug 2015 by BRIAN.CALLAGHANFirst Timer: 8 reviews

Always enjoy the buzz of Camillo's place

Posted 6th May 2015 by JIMMCQUINNFirst Timer: 3 reviews

A regular at Benito's I enjoy the quality of the food and friendly staff. Benito's deserves be much higher in the ratings.

Posted 12th Sep 2014 by TONY ROGERSFirst Timer: 1 reviews

Was quite as it was mid week but still had a warm friendly atmosphere. Food was fresh and very tasty and at a reasonable price. Our server was also friendly and knowledgable about the menu, no complaints here

Posted 17th Aug 2014 by JACQUIE17First Timer: 95 reviews

Three of us decided to try here on a friend's recommendation. The Seafood pasta was delicious. The Pizza was too big to finish! and the pork escalope was just divine. The deserts were also delicious. it is one of the nicest places to eat in Dalkey.

Posted 8th Jun 2014 by CAROFLOODFirst Timer: 1 reviews

Great service and tasty food.

Posted 10th Apr 2014 by NEWAYSFirst Timer: 6 reviews

definitely my favorite italian...staff friendly,service great and yummy grub!!

Posted 19th Mar 2014 by ELENADALBA87202111First Timer: 2 reviews

We went in Benito's last sunday. The food was awful, especially the meatballs, they were tasteless and the tomato sauce as well. The pizza was insipid.

Posted 10th Feb 2014 by TEST2014MAILFirst Timer: 3 reviews

Haven't been to Benitos in a while, but as ever, we had a great night! Fantastic pizza and caprese as ever. The crab ravioli was gorgeous and atmosphere suitably buzzy! It won't be so long before the next visit...
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