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46/47 Castle Street | Opposite Tramyard, Dalkey, Ireland
+353 1 285 1010
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (77 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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46/47 Castle Street | Opposite Tramyard, Dalkey, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As i walked through the streets of Dalkey last weekend i noticed balloons in the Benitos window and I came to understand they were celebrating 15 years of business. I have eaten in Benitos many times through out these 15 years. The restaurant has changed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank osullivankw
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited benitos on the 23rd of December, a busy Friday evening with no reservation, this was no issue as we were promptly seated in a lovely quiet booth. I had the tagliatelle mare monte and my friend had the pizza special, neither of us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ncull
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Myself and three others visited Benitos Restaurant just over a week ago upon recommendation by a friend. Our experience here was seamless, we were greeted upon our arrival by a very polite and helpful young man. After being seated at a table, he did everything...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AnnonymousFineDiner
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited on a busy Friday night in December with my girlfriend where we were greeted by friendly staff as soon as we stepped in the door. We were seated at a cosy table in the front window. From the ambiance to the food everything was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WillKellyJack1993
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

My friend and I were in the mood for Italian food after a day trip to Kilkenny and Benito’s really hit the spot. We were very hungry so I forgot to take a picture of the pizza, but it was very tasty and my favorite...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kalynah
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We hosted a dinner for 18 year old daughter and her friends upstairs in Benito's this week. Dealing with Anna in organising the menu and logistics was fantastic. The food choices across all aspects of the menu were very broad and prices very competitive. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We ate here in September for a family occasion with both sides of the family, had devious food served by friendly staff. Couldn't fault anything, we enjoyed it as a relatively large group. My father in law can be quiet fussy when it comes to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I took my wife to Benito’s Restorante in Dalkey for her birthday, I had booked a table in advance for 7.30pm, when we went in we were allocated a table in which was really uncomfortable to sit at in an area that really there should...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bobsmth
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I went to this pizzeria with my boyfriend by lunch. We didn't plan to go there but we don't regret that decision! The pizzas were soooo good and tasty, with fresh ingredient and a perfect wood-cooked base. A real italian pizza! Also, the waiters were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank SaraCstrll
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Really good food, excellent friendly service and a wee gem of a small jazz lounge upstairs. Sip a post dinner drink while listening to some great artists....a really nice spot. Ask in advance if music is on..... cod and chorizo stew is amazing!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ciara L
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7 November 2018|
Response from Dub57 | Property representative |
Yes- church car park is right next door or there is street parking outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46/47 Castle Street | Opposite Tramyard, Dalkey, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dalkey
  • Phone Number: +353 1 285 1010
Benito's Restaurant is located on the main street of the heritage town of Dalkey. Benito's chefs specialise in homemade pasta and wood-fired pizza, grilled meats and local seafood. Celebrating 14 years in business.
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