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  1. Distance: 1.09mi
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About Benny's Ristorante

Located in the heart of Westbury village, friendly family run since 1987. Authentic regional Italian focusing on fresh ingredients, homemade pastas, excellent veal and fresh seafood, as well as seasonal dishes. Our extensive wine list accommodates all.

199 Post Ave
Westbury, NY 11590
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:

Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm;
Dinner:

Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm;
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm

Cross Street:
Maple Ave.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(516) 997-8111

Website:
http://www.bennysristorante.com/

Entertainment:
Live jazz and music, Robert Hansen Psychic Medium Dinners, Wine Dinners

Catering:
See website for catering menu

Parking Details:
Private lot plus municipal lot adjacent to our lot. Street parking is also available.

Public Transit:
Long Island railroad one block south of restaurant.

Additional:
Bar Dining, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Private Parties up to 110 people
Bridal Showers
Baptisms
Communions
Graduations
Funeral Luncheons
Rehearsal Dinners

Benny's Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

3.9

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

94% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (15)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Good for Anniversaries (14)
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Authentic (13)
Special Occasion (12)
Good for a Date (11)
Good for Groups (9)
Cozy (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Business Meals (7)
Casual (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Romantic (5)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Fun (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined a day ago

Food was very good. Generous portions. Very slow service.

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·Dined on December 6, 2017

Fabulous traditional Italian meal. As always. All home made pasta! And one of the only restaurants left serving traditional Zabione desert. Very friendly and Attentive staff.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Classic old school Italian restaurant. Never had a bad meal here. Highly recommend.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Consistently delicious over the oat 15 years and many many meals.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Honored their on line reservation. Seated promptly/close to reservation time. Service slow. Took a long time to take order, bed served something as simple as bread. Very pleasant staff. Average portion.

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

I went there with girlfriends who don't get together as often as we would like, at the recommendation of one of us. The food was excellent, the wait staff was attentive, the only glitch was they left us alone for awhile without bringing us the check, which we didn't mind because it gave us more time to chat. When we were ready to go, we asked a waiter for the check, and it was brought instantly. So all in all, an excellent experience of Old World Italian.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Very professional, staff knowledgeable and friendly, excellent food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Worst dining experience I’ve had in 20 years, and believe me, we eat out a lot. Brought the wrong food after 1 1/2hrs(!) and took forever to get a drink. Never ever going back

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Benny's is a throwback restaurant. My wife and I enjoy everything about it. The food is great. The ambience is awesome. The service staff is always on their game. I've been here a number of times and I've never been disappointed.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We have been to Bennie's five times over the past year. Generally their food is authentic Italian and the atmosphere is quiet. Waiters are mature and professional. That said, this time the service was slow, and the food was not up to what we've become accustomed to. We will try again perhaps they just had a bad evening.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 27, 2017

This is a great place for authentic Italian food. The staff is really nice. Great food. Nice place. Convenient location.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 14, 2017

The food was awesome. The service was great. The owner was very friendly and used his homegrown tomatoes in the salad-which was great

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Authentic
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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Had reservation for 7:30 on Friday night. When we arrived we were told that some of the specials and menu items were sold out...at 7:30 when only a couple of tables were occupied. Service was average. Dishes that were served were below average. We will not return.

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·Dined on September 8, 2017

Excellent, authentic Italian food. Very good service and a welcoming atmosphere. Truly, this is my favorite Italian restaurant to seek out when visiting Long Island.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Love eggplant ala Benny. Great service great food. Nothing better except if Benny was there to meet and greet with his very warm welcome. ..but he was away foe the weekend😔

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Always a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. I love the pasta con sarde. It is a Sicilian dish and hard to find on menus. They make it very delicious here.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 4, 2017

I eat here once a month...always satisfied....never disappointed....you feel like you're eating at a friends house....the owner and the staff are terrific....great service.....im getting hungry just thinking about going again....

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for 45 years, it is a quiet gem. There are only a few restaurants left with old world charm and ambiance, family owned, this is one of them. I highly recommend Benny's.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Great, as always. What a joy to return to Benny's and be swept up in the ambiance and tastes that bring great pleasure.

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Fabulous!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

We've eaten at Benny's many times - always great food & service, never disappointed!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Had a wonderful experience. The service was terrific. Menu had plenty of choices.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Our first time here and won't be our last. This is what you think of when you think of authentic old world Italian cuisine. The service was excellent, the food was amazing!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Romantic, Cozy, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 10, 2017

The food is always high quality. Been dining here on and off for about 30 years. It never disappoints. However the decor and seating also hasn't changed much if at all over that timeframe and could use some updating.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 22, 2017

As always excellent. Our relatives from Arizona visit whenever in New York. Real gem.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 20, 2017

One of my favorite restaurant: great food, ambiance and service

Tags: Hot Spot, Romantic, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

We loved our experience and plan on coming back. Very impressed that it wasn't a fixed menu for Mother's Day. The food was delicious and service very impressive. Definitely a great place to recommend!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

We made a reservation and were seated right away. However, we were waiting for more than 40 mins to get food. Waiter was very obnoxious and rude. After main course I asked for dessert menu and was waiting another 20 mins just for a menu. When I called the waiter who served us his response was why didn't I call for someone else, he was very busy. And his other phrase was :"Be Happy. Enjoy your food" without even apologizing. We did not have dessert and left the place. Also, the prices at the restaurant are higher than the prices on online menu. Very disappointed.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Came here for my fifty fifth birthday and notified the host it was a special occasion. Made no difference as he gave me the worst table in the restaurant. Benny himself came over and offered as another table. We were probably the youngest and best dressed couple but made no difference --- treated like second class. This is our at least tenth visit but our last visit. For one hundred dollars a person we can do better. Host and wait staff don't do respect to Benny's former reputation. Sorry but your clientele are getting old and you won't attract the next generation with the mediocre service. A shame.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 4, 2017

Been going to Benny's for over 20 years...the food never disappoints, some of the finest Italian cuisine anywhere. Service is very professional and helpful. Always a great variety of fresh specials, and there menu is terrific as well. Strongly recommended .

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 28, 2017

We went to Benny's during restaurant week.. the portions were tiny .. we left leaving hungry. The waiter was very rude.. he had no patience and would make faces because he was waiting too long when we were ordering. He spilled the water all over the table and said no worries it's just water. I didn't like sitting with a wet tablecloth in front of me . When we asked him what Flan was.. he said he didn't know because he does not speak English very well! Would not recommend this restaurant!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 28, 2017

The food here is delicious! My friends and I had a wonderful time

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 27, 2017

I always love my time here. The food always delivers.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 26, 2017

Service not as good as in past visits. Still enjoyed lunch

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 25, 2017

The food and service were good however due to the small portions the value wasn't.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 23, 2017

We haven't been to Benny's for a while but in the past have enjoyed it on numerous occasions. We were pleased to see that things were as good as before, the food, service and value were still as good as before we wouldn't hesitate to return.

Tags: Cozy, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 23, 2017

I have been to Benny's many times and highly recommend it. Great food and great service!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Nice place...nice people....consistently good food....flexible in menu selections....competitively priced....free parking.....nice specials.......attentive staff.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on April 20, 2017

Benny's is the restaurant we keep coming back to!
The food is excellent and is prepared when you order!
The staff is courteous and has never rushed our dinner!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Great food and service. Love that benny and/or his son comes around to make sure all is fine. Can't beat it

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