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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” (36 reviews)
“gnocchi” (44 reviews)
“shrimp” (46 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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750 W Fir St, San Diego, CA 92101-2203
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although it was a little cool, we sat at the patio where they had heat lamps and it was just perfect to enjoy our wine while people watching. Everyone was happy with their orders and service was good.

Thank Lila C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a Monday night and it was surprisingly busy. Glad we had made reservations as apparently they are busy no matter what night of the week it happens to be. Great attentive service. Enjoyed the bresaola e rucola and the squid ink gnocchi in...More

Thank Marna01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner and had some wonderful pasta dishes, along with very friendly service set in a beautiful space. It is a bit more upscale but still fine for families (though maybe not as much for younger kids). It is on the expensive side though...More

Thank pedz55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch dinner! Service was outstanding! From our server who constantly checked in on us, to the owner/manager who stopped by to even the food runners and bar employees who dropped off our drinks, everyone was great and genuinely cared about our satisfaction. Most importantly...More

Thank jen8579
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So if you want to eat before 10 pm you will need a reservation. The place is small and it is loud but not unusually so for a trendy downtown restaurant, just don't expect a quiet romantic meal. The burrata is excellent and the gnocchi...More

Thank momlikesthebest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great restaurant in Little Italy! Bencotto was wonderful! The service was great very friendly and efficient. The food was incredible! I had the Squid Ink Pasta with Shrimp and it was delicious. My husband had a pasta dish from the “oven” with sausage,...More

Thank JillVA5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found a spot at the bar on a Monday evening about 7:30pm. Fast service, wine within 3 minutes of sitting down, fresh bread w/olive oil shortly after and food delivered hot within 5 minutes of ordering. Sergio at the bar was attentive and always checked...More

Thank keh199
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We absolutely loved this place! There are so many different flavors and combinations to make if you can't find anything you like from the regular menu. We had an asparagus souffle and it was fantastic. I also ordered the zucchini soup. Melanzane is my favorite...More

Thank Bmbwilburn
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

So much food in little Italy but this place is so worth the visit. The service was awesome from the front where the staff was very welcoming to the food which was really good. The place was very busy and staff was able to keep...More

Thank rgeulen
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Both pasta dishes we had were delicious. You feel as though you are in someone's kitchen in Italy eating fresh made Italian fare. Our starters of salad and zuchinni soup did not disappoint as well. Wonderful spot in Little Italy!

Thank Nancy W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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