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Benvenutis Restaurante

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Fri., 15/2

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


USD 18 - USD 60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Braised Cannellini Beans
Sauteed Mushrooms
Mac and Cheese
Buttered Asparagus
Garlic Whipped Potatoes
Grilled Mix Vegetables
Risotto Arancini
Fried risotto, organic basil pesto, mozzarella, tomato sauce, pecorino.
Focaccia, tomatoes, organic basil, garlic.
Focaccia, mozzarella, ricotta, truffle oil.
Shrimp Sriracha
Fried rock shrimp, sriracha sauce.
Mussels, sambuca, tomato-sage broth.
Fried calamari, lemon, tomato sauce.
Truffle Fries
Potatoes, white truffle oil, parmesan.
Parma​ prosciutto, wild arugula, spicy coppa ham, pecorino romano cheese, bruschetta tomatoes, avocado, fresh mozzarella, garlic crostini, balsamic vinegar.
Poached pear, organic spinach, gorgonzola, candied walnuts, aged balsamic, walnut cider vinaigrette.
Romaine, croutons, all natural pancetta, shaved parmesan.
Wild arugula, tomatoes, onions, kalamata olives, pine nuts, capers, organic sun-dried tomato pesto, all natural goat cheese crostini.
Raw sliced beef tenderloin, wild arugula, caper berries, tomatoes, white balsamic truffle aioli, aged balsamic.
House-made all natural burrata cheese, sliced tomatoes, organic basil, aged balsamic, grilled garlic crostini.
Chopped​ salad, romaine, radicchio, provolone, salami, tomato, pepperoncini, garbanzo beans, onion, oregano, vinaigrette.
Organic red quinoa, radish, avocado, citrus, tomatoes, soy beans, micro purple radish greens.
Organic​ spinach, balsamic and black pepper marinated strawberries, toasted local pecans, tomatoes, purple onions, all natural goat cheese.
Housemade​ mozzarella, marinara, organic basil.
Marinara, zucchini, artichoke, olives, local mushrooms, organic spinach, all natural goat cheese.
Organic pesto, all natural chicken, mozzarella, local mushrooms, organic basil.
Marinara, mozzarella, pepperoni.
Marinara, mozzarella, local mushrooms, organic basil.
Marinara, mozzarella, jalapeno, all natural italian sausage, local mushrooms.
Marinara,​ mozzarella, parma prosciutto, wild arugula, parmesan.
Mozzarella, local mushrooms, all natural chicken, artichokes, organic spinach, organic basil, truffle oil.
Chitarra E Polpette
All natural veal, pork, beef meatballs, chitarra pasta, marinara, parmesan.
Lasagna Al Forno
Pasta, all natural beef ragu, mozzarella, ricotta, organic spinach, local mushrooms.
Angel hair, shrimp, tomatoes, garlic, organic basil, extra virgin olive oil.
Mushroom Rigatoni
Rigatoni, local mushrooms, pink sauce, truffle oil, parmesan.
Pasta From Hell
Fettuccine, pepperoni, all natural italian sausage, local mushrooms, onions, red peppers, tomatoes, serrano peppers, cream.
Lobster Ravioli
Fresh pasta, lobster, asparagus, local mushrooms, brandy, saffron, cream.
Ravioli De Fori
All natural goat cheese ravioli, san marzano tomato sauce, brown butter, pecorino romano.
Gnocchi Calabresi
Potato dumplings, all natural italian sausage ragu, parmesan.
Bucatini pasta, all natural chicken, organic sun-dried tomatoes, grape tomatoes, broccolini, organic basil pesto cream sauce.
Chicken Marsala
All nat. Chicken breaded & stuffed w/ organic spinach, prosciutto, smoked mozzarella, local mushroom marsala wine sauce, garlic potatoes, asparagus.
Sea Bass
Wild caught chilean sea bass, garlic potatoes, sauteed organic spinach, white wine, dijon, capers, cream sauce.
Pig & Scallops
Pan roasted scallops, all natural pork belly, braised cannellini bean ragu, pork jus.
Bacalao Nero
Miso marinated wild black cod, charred asparagus, citrus aioli, soy drizzle.
Grilled Lamb Rack
Herb​ crusted all natural lamb chops, gratin potatoes, sautéed watercress, greek yogurt, demi.
Filetto Rosso
Prime beef tenderloin, asparagus, garlic whipped potatoes, sautéed organic spinach, tomato, thyme, all natural veal reduction.
Bistecca Di Santo
American kobe beef bone-in ribeye, garlic potatoes, broccolini.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time here. We liked the dimly lit dining and non-traditional items on the menu.We had some conflicts with prices and lack of communication that were solved by the owner several days later. We will be backMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Daniel P
Tarasina, General Manager at Benvenutis Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review! Thank you for mentioning that we resolved the communication issue, which would have been resolved immediatly, had you brought it to my attention at the time. Your feedback helps us achieve the five star rating we are known...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit to this restaurant. Wonderful food, quiet atmosphere, good service. For quality offered, higher meal cost was expected. Placing a reservation online is available, and we used it since it was a Saturday evening. I recommend using the reservation system to assure availability of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 282melindap
Tarasina, General Manager at Benvenutis Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We love sharing our passion for food! We hope to see you again soon! (Fireplace is being repaired!)

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant is perfect! The atmosphere/ambiance is above and beyond wonderful. The food was Delicious and the service was great. Wine selection is really good too! I had the benvenuti salad and the lasagne and it was delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 305mandyt
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Easily the best Italian restaurant in Oklahoma. Friendly service from a native Italian waiter who helped us make the perfect wine choice. We will return again and again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pioneer820391
Tarasina, General Manager at Benvenutis Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thank you for your review! We take a lot of pride in what we do and it is nice to be appreciated! We look gorward to your return!

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed this restaurant because it had food for an adult and pizza for a hungry college kid. We had the bruschetta, risotto, Mezzaluna pasta, arugula salad, pizza, meatballs, crab legs (I think, it was at the other end of the table), various wines, and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RChop
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The calamari was cooked perfectly. Service was very good and the waitress was in her zone. The pasta was just what it was supposed to be. This is a hidden gem in a small town that should be sought out. Home made pasta ,great meats...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bones83
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Never disappointed with any aspect of a favorite, locally owned, restaurant of mine; that shows genuine care and appreciation to their guests and community. Impressive for every occasion, or make any occasion impressive. Comfortable elegance-My favorite thing. Reservations are not required; but a good idea.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gr8OK
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped here one evening last month, after going to an artwalk. We sat outside because it was so nice out. The outdoor space is small so we were lucky there was room, it was lovely. I got a dish called Pasta From Hell (spicy...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Thejaynewells
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The food and service is great, but was so dark had to pull out my phone to read the menu. Excellent wine selection.More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank LeeS3501
Tarasina, General Manager at Benvenutis Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Lee, Thank you for taking the time to write a review ! I appreciate the feedback on the lighting and will be passing it on to our partners. i’m glad you appreciate our wine selection. We work really hard to bring the best wines to...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

So good in the heart of downtown Norman. We went for my Mother's birthday and everything was incredible! Wait staff was great, atmosphere was perfect, and we had a great time with 10 people.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mmairet
Tarasina, General Manager at Benvenutis Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Matthew, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you decided to celebrate your mother’s birthday with us. We look forward to celebrating many more . Best wishes to you and your family .

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I am so sorry that this is the first response. I am certain I replied when you sent the question and for some reason it's not showing. Yes!! We have a wonderful catering business and the options are extensive! We can... More
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