Bencotto Italian Kitchen
We are proud to offer 75 kinds of different pasta recipe, fresh and hand-crafted 12 hours a day.
"Bencotto" means cooked well: this is what authentic Italian food is about.
It tastes as it should and would in Italy.
Bencotto offers two different eating environments: guests can either enjoy their meal at our “kitchen-esque” bar downstairs, or they can relax in the intimate low-ceiling dining area upstairs. The décor creates a clean and sophisticated atmosphere, where old-world charm and warmth blend with contemporary appeal.
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hand made potato dumplings
Mascarpone cheese, ladyfinger parfait
traditional meat tomato sauce
This place is awesome, I go there a lot with my friends for birthdays, occasions etc. Wine and cocktails are spot on and the food is amazing, especially if you have a severe gluten allergy like me. I have a hard time not always picking the lamb shank, it’s fall off the bone. I’ve gotten the same waitress multiple times, I think her name is Lynette, and she’s so helpful and patient!
Absolutely delicious! Great service and exactly what I wanted. Thank you!
What a wonderful place! My husband and I are new to San Diego and looked forward to a good Italian meal in Little Italy. The food was delicious! We had great service and a nice table by the window. I will happily recommend this place to all who enjoy good food! I look forward to many more meals at Bencotto Italian Kitchen--Brovo!
Bencotto has been my go restaurant for its entire 10 years of existence. Authentic Italian food with very friendly staff. The best Italian restaurant in San Diego.
We hadn't been in a while and again the experience was great. Food and wine lovely!
Good wine, good food, good conversation and a quiet restaurant.
Lasagna was very sweet and bitter
Crazy good food. Was blown away by the value offered by this restaurant!
With a reservation it took 30 minutes to be seated. The hostesses kept giving us assurances that the table was being set then changed the table. 3 of 4 dinners were delicious. My dinner, pasta with salmon was not good. The salmon was overcooked and dry and the pasta which was described as spicy, was bland. Appetizer was delicious as were the bread and salads and wine.
Best italian food I’ve had in San Diego. Hit the spot. Great bottle of wine, great service. Both entrees would order again.
Top notch as always
The black ink pasta is insanely good! Service was top notch. Will be back!