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Bencotto Italian Kitchen

750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
+1 619-450-4786
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh pasta” (34 reviews)
“gnocchi” (41 reviews)
“shrimp” (44 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Made reservations for 7:30PM and were seated promptly; this is a busy place. Hostess and waiter were friendly and courteous, and busing was great - small and crowded atmosphere with all at close quarters but this added to the experience and ambience. Food was delicious...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a lovely restaurant! The restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel as it was our last night on holiday and we wanted somewhere special... and we were not disappointed! The restaurant has a very modern and pristine look to it and we were...More

Thank Clevans1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They make the pasta on site. Our meals were so good it's hard to find words. Our server was Kate we tried the two dishes she suggested, they were delicious. Mine was pumpkin filled tortellini, I would have never tried this it was wonderful. My...More

Thank luvnushoez
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with my family. Make sure to make a reservation as the wait can be long. Great food, great service and great atmosphere. Food was authentic, it compares to some of my local spots in west la area.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went back to Bencotto after we did a taste on the Little Italy Food Tour. Upon seating, we were shown a tray of the fresh pasta offerings. There was an array of pasta ranging from two types of linguini, penne, ravioli...More

Thank BAHuston3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checking back in after not eating here for a couple of years we found the food was still as good. If they were located in Coronado we'd be regulars. A great plate of olives imported direct from Italy we chose a pasta dish each. I...More

Thank howcrab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations weeks before our vaca across country to eat in Little Italy. We arrived over 30 minutes early and they were gracious and sat us within a few minutes. The food was good, but as other reviewers wrote- our water glasses remained empty...More

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Little Italy's best Italian restaurant !!! We met here with long lost friends as well as relatives! They only have valet at night time so give ur self extra time to find parking if going for lunch. This place makes their own pasta from scratch...More

Thank JAYinLosAngeles
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The best part of our meal was most likely the lovely stuffed squash blossoms, as the calamari appetizer was very small and overcooked, not tender as described. We selected this restaurant, as we appreciated the in-house made pastas, however, the size and flavor of each...More

Thank EatLoveTravel17
Reviewed 29 June 2017

GREAT place to eat in Little Italy! We cam with a few friends and were so glad since we were able to order more items and share them all. From apps to wine, to entrees and dessert; nothing disappointed! Burrata and the squid ink gnocchi...More

Thank Betic12345
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
    (India Street/Kettner Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-450-4786
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