da Benito Ristorante

4.9
577 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Exquisite cuisine complimented with our extensive award winning wine list featuring the very best from Italy, France and California. This makes for a unique and memorable dining experience at this top New Jersey restaurant. Attention to detail defines “Fine Dining” at restaurant da Benito. Immaculate Italian table linens on every table and a professional wait staff will cater to your every wish. Our menu is as rich in flavor as it is diverse and incorporating local grown vegetables, homemade pastas, aged steaks that rival the best steakhouses and fresh wild seafood creates a menu that has to be tasted to be appreciated.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
What 577 people are saying
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RalphO
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food and service every time we have been there

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dining experience

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ClarkC
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was outstanding as always the service is particularly good

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall4food5service2ambience2

Food was delicious. Staff could be more friendly and say hello, as well as ask before taking plates of food off the table, as we did not finish our appetizers and they were removed. Very loud and hard to hear the person next to you.

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vipopenminded
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional all the way through.
Not inexpensive but worth the price.

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vipROBIN
New York Area
716 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best service and wonderfully prepared food. One of our favorite places to dine.

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vipPaulD
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Local favorite. They know their customers and greet many by name. Always reliable for good food and service. P. Dudley

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Once again Benito impresses me and my guests. The attention to detail and the menu is superb. The staff is second to none and really makes you feel like home!

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vipMarc
New York Area
72 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bruce the server gave us excellent service, prices very reasonable and the food was excellent, look forward to coming back!

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CarlaM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Romantic and reliably delicious! No bad experience yet, spanning 24 years!

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PeterY
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dining experience. The staff is professional and provides exemplary service. Swordfish was outstanding!

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vipedee
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant the food the service the atmosphere are the best around.

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SteveB
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food seems to be getting better with each visit.
Outstanding seafood dish and the pasta is over the top.
Bartender is cordial if you wait for friends or a ride home.
Wine prices are reasonable.

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vipLayla
Philadelphia
72 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love love the veal osbucco Our servers were great and as always the drinks and food were perfect!

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ElizabethD
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was impeccable; food excellent. Not inexpensive but really pleasant experience so worth it.

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vipROBIN
New York Area
716 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great dining experience. Da Benito's knows how to cater to their clients by providing top notch service with superb food. Their wine list has something for every taste. Their family makes us feel like family each and every time we visit.

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jeniferb
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

always a pleasant experience. Super friendly staff. Five star food and drinks.

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vipPaulM
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in NJ !

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vipWestfieldmike
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding meal once again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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SamanthaK
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My fiancé and I had a great experience! The food was fantastic. The waiter and owner was very attentive even though they appeared very busy. We will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were excellent! The restaurant was festive and fun …exactly what we wanted! Thank you again!

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vipNjMama01
New York Area
112 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Homemade sausage and cannelini beans was outstanding. Delicious bolognese. Portions were on the smaller size given the prices. Would appreciate a children’s menu - high price for a bowl of plain pasta.

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TBone
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Solid all around - great veal special with caciocavallo cheese. Service was great - brought as extra biscotti with coffee and after dinner drinks.

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vipMATTYBLUE
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Above and beyond

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vipthomasb
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

First time to this restaurant. Service was friendly but a bit inconsistent and lacking the detail you'd expect in a higher end rest. If you are seated in a corner it can be hard to hear when there is a lively (loud) table next to you. We split the orecchiette
app and it was very good. The veal Milanese was also very good but I agree with another reviewer they should use arugula rather than mixed greens. Wife had fillet but it was way undercooked. Had to flag down the waitress since she didn't check on us. My hunch is she wrote the order down incorrectly. No apology, the runner just brought it out from the kitchen and waitress again didn't check. Carrot cake was solid, more cake than filling. Overall a bit high priced for the level of service when compared to others restaurants with similar pricing.

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vipedee
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant to eat service and food are always consistently great.

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vipYanke7
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything done quite nicely. Zero complaints.

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vipROBIN
New York Area
716 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service is top notch. The wine list has something for every taste, including half bottles of Opus One. They constantly change their specials offering up some interesting twists on classic dishes.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the second time my husband and I dined at Da Benito in a week. So far, we have had the veal chop, Osso bucco, linguini with clam sauce, scallops and tuna tartare. They were all delicious! The service was impeccable. The manager iwas very personable and attentive to the guests. This is our new favorite place. We will be back soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

No better place for a business meeting especially if you want to close a deal. From the Chef Benito to the bus service, everything is spot on! I also challenge you to question the Maître d’s (Donny) sommelier skills.

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vipirisH
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Still a favorite for us.

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vipPeterS
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, tremendous service and overall a great evening.

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vipJoanS
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food and ambiance and service. We’ve been going to Benito’s for over 30 years and it’s still amazing. Love the wine room.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic as usual!!!!!!

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vipmisguide
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Da Benito Never disappoints. Been a while since my last visit but hit it on the way to NJPAC. Only complaint was the mixed greens on the veal Milanese. I prefer arugula. Veal perfect. Veal scaloppine perfect. Dessert delicious. Wine list very serious but with options in all price ranges in every region.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Benito never fails with his food preparation. Not only are they drink some point but the entire staff pays attention to every single detail of your meal and beyond. I love the fact that it’s located right in five points when I bring customers there who already have a poor perception of New Jersey … they get blown away.

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
9 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and excellent service

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vipVitoL
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food and service. Definitely a restaurant worth going to.

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vipCindy
New York Area
103 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite restaurants in NJ. The owner makes you feel like you are a guest in his home & his food is so superb that we tell others to try it and love going back time & time again

FAQs

da Benito Ristorante offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (908) 964-5850.

da Benito Ristorante is rated 4.9 stars by 577 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.