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Benito's

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1196 Nepean Hwy, Mt Eliza, Victoria 3930, Australia
+61 3 5975 8060
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11:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having looked on line for a nice restaurant to celebrate a joint birthday with friends, we decided to try Benito's in Mount Eliza as there was some interesting dishes on the a'la carte menu. Having arrived at our destination on the Saturday evening concerns were raised when the signage for the restaurant was barely legible from the main road. Making... More 

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Mt Martha, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They need to decide if they r a wedding venue or restaurant both is not working only 2 toilets for all, food is very very average cost of wines very high venue getting tired looking

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been to Benito's for years. I used to dine there regularly so I wondered if it had changed. Well I'm happy to say that the food is still delicious and the ambience hasn't changed. I had chicken piccata and it was so yummy! There is so much on the plate, I just couldn't eat it all. So my... More 

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Thank Penelope H
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Calamari entree was very tender and tasty. T-bone steak was well cooked with plenty of flavour. However I had to call for cutlery and the side dish didn't arrive until after I had finished my steak. Wife's pasta was only warm and this affected what could have been a good dish. The staff were very pleasant but they need to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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77 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This review is based on our dinner for New Year's Eve. There weren't too many places to choose from that was a reasonable price. Benitos offered canapés, and a 3 course meal and some bubbly on arrival for $99. We noticed after being there for a short while that we were the youngest (at early 40!). We were served a... More 

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Thank Aron P
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

There is nothing merry to say about our Christmas lunch experience. Benito's says it has ' a reputation for a service which is of high quality, professional and friendly'. The service was atrocious, so poor that, in the Function Room, people at 5 tables walked out, either before the meal or after one course, due to lack of attention or... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We arrived at 7.10pm & left at 10.10pm. They were very busy & service was very slow. But staff were attentive & kept us up to date with how in the kitchen our meals were progressing. When they did arrive piping hot & delicious we didnt mind the wait.

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Thank veedee36
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Good food at moderate prices. Eaten there 3 times, older decor could use a Reno. Friendly staff and good position.

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Thank Paul M
Melbourne, Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The good: food quality couldn't be faulted; steaks, pizza, ribs, seafood and all at reasonable prices expected in a decent restaurant. Staff friendly and efficient but clearly down on numbers when we were there. The bad: cost of side dishes is outrageous, $8.50 for chips, $6.50 for sauteed potatoes of which we got 3 slices on the plate! Took almost... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

First time we've eaten here and we'll definitely be back. Fantastic midweek special of Glass of wine, Garlic Bread, Salad and either Pasta or Risotto all for $19 per person. Food was great, generous serving and service was excellent. Highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1196 Nepean Hwy, Mt Eliza, Victoria 3930, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Mt Eliza
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5975 8060
Description
Extensive menu- specialising in pastas/risottos & impressive steaks. Rustic style & suitable for all ages- Bring the pram & Bring your grandparents- theres something for everyone. ITALIAN WEDNESDAY(Dinner only) -$19 Includes glass of wine, pasta or risotto & your choice of garlic bread or garden salad. THURSDAY NIGHTS- Bubbles on arrival for the ladies along with plenty of other spoils. Sunday High Tea- $29.50 includes- bubbles, filtered coffee & loose leaf tea, homemade savoury canapes & sweeties, ribbon sandwiches & fresh daily made scones, Nan's strawberry jam & Chantilly cream. MON-SAT FAST LUNCH- $11 all meals & $5 wine Guaranteed to be fast & delicious & you'll go home with change in your pockets.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?