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Benito One

174 Mulberry St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-3759
+1 212-226-9171
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (93 reviews)
“hot antipasto” (10 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
174 Mulberry St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-3759
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1 - 10 of 963 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very small resturant and we were a party of 9. Owner fit us in and was very nice. Service was great and all 9 meals were amazing. So fresh and home made. A must stop if you are in tbe area.

Thank Renee R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Small, cozy and inviting place. Yet the menu is massive and full of surprises, so many homemade options. When we just couldn't decide, Joey asked questions about what we like, then gave us spot-on recommendations. The crab-filled ravioli in Vodka sauce was hands down the...More

Thank DiAnna_7545
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you want an incredible meal to remember try Benito One!! James the owner is a true native of Little Italy and the food is superb

Thank annrheinhold
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great Food Great Experience. Great for Families. The Stuffed Veal Chop was delicious. The Appetizers were excellent. Great Service.

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We liked the restaurant , even though it was abit small , much like an old italian restaurant in Italy. Big difference from Italy was the very overprized meals and drinks. We paid $80 , including their selfadded tip of $ 12, for two pasta...More

Thank Snakefan
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want italalian eat here. The veal was excellent and the fettuccine was the best I have tasted in a long time.

Thank Quakers72
Reviewed 4 days ago

from the food to the service to the atmosphere! We were a party of four--2 grandmothers, my daughter and 10-year-old granddaughter. We had reservations and were seated right on time. The food was delicious (I had lasagna) and the servings were ample. The wait staff...More

Thank antdrewhar
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Authentic itlian food. Everything we had was absolutely amazing. This review is not coming from someone who just likes everything. I'm a true food connoisseur and when I want an authentic meal I want a meal that my friends Nona would make or Portuguese dish...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went to Benito One a couple of days ago with my parents. We were greeted nicely at the door and got a place to sit. The waiter brought us bottled water and bread immediately after. The bread, which was on the house, was really...More

Thank Nataliejorgensen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was something oddly authentic about this restaurant- food wasn't the best, expensive, and the tables close together. But oddly we really enjoyed ourselves- perhaps because it was reminiscent of holidays in Italy, perhaps because they (unlike a lot of other New Yorkers) made our...More

Thank smunkyvic
Little Italy
While Little Italy is one of the city's smallest
neighbourhoods, its streets are packed with visitors
from around the globe, especially on summer weekends
when the streets are closed to traffic. Stroll up
Mulberry Street, the heart of Little Italy, for a
dense mix of Italian restaurants with sidewalk tables,
cafes, and old-school food shops. Don’t be surprised
when the hosts beckon you to pay them a visit. Stop in
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There will be six of us coming in early May. One of or group has Celiac disease. Do you have any gluten-free options? Thank you, Sue
23 January 2017|
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Response from SunshineV88 | Reviewed this property |
Can you phone the restaurant?? I'm sure that they would advise you.
Do you serve stromboli?
8 December 2016|
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Response from lynn l | Reviewed this property |
you would have to ask the restaurant. i just ate there and it was so good. call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 Mulberry St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-3759
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 212-226-9171
  • E-mail
The Original Benito One opened it's doors in 1968. Because of the reputation of Chef Benito it became an instant hit in Little Italy. It started out with only 5 tables in a tiny store front. It hasen't changed much over the years. The new owners are 2 brothers (Nick and James Bari) who have been in the restaurant business for over 40 years. Born and raised on Mulberry Street and now the proud owners of Benito. Out of respect of Chef Benito they kept the name and pretty much the same menu. The chef that is there has been working in Benito for over 29 years. Nick and James have kept the same cozy and family oriented look of the restaurant. All the pictures on the walls are of thier family, parents, grand parents and great grand parents. They will maintain the look and taste of the original Benito as long as they are there. Nick and James invite you to come and take a look and hopefully become a member of the Benito family.
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