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Benito's

#2,245 of 3,462 Restaurants in Melbourne}
££ - £££Italian
445 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9670 5347
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good22%
  • Average38%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
3 Jun 2016
“This is now Massi”
13 Feb 2016
“Was great - but seems to have changed owners.....”
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PRICE
££ - £££
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445 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The new owners of Massi have kept all the lovely features of Benito's but provided a tasteful renovation of the private booths and 1950's European feel. The quality of the food has been lifted a peg or two (but Benito's was always good).

Thank RMYardley
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Was always a favourite for a coffee and business meeting but seems to have changed hands. Service is currently slow, coffee is not as good, not getting the usual water with the coffee and was not offered breakfast menus or service even through we were...More

1  Thank Heath71Hampton
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Italian place, but doesn't feel Italian. It's just okay, no special atmosphere. Food and coffee okay.

Thank itsBG
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

This is my favourite cafe in Melbourne to hold business meetings over excellent coffee or a meal at lunch time. My go to meal is risotto fungi with truffle oil.

Thank RMYardley
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Traditional style restaurant with homely Italian food . Comfortable dining ,pasta dishes excellent , great for a business lunch as not too busy and easy to talk. Service excellent and food reasonable prices . Will return .

Thank Agmsoton
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I had dinner here recently and it was very enjoyable. This unassuming, informal eatery in Little Collins Street offers a relaxed atmosphere, good service and nice food. My companion and I enjoyed some great wine, chargrilled calamari salad, unique lasagne that featured pork and some...More

Thank Ali_Hawkins
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I have a very special affinity with Benito. And whilst the food is great, there’s a whole other reason for dining out. W and I have been friends ever since we started working together. We didn’t have the best start to our friendship as his...More

Thank Nigel D
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Brilliant food, brilliant wine and awesome service. We started off with the anti pesto plate which was well filled with delicious stuff. I had the sweet potato gnocchi for main which was great and the wine selection was extensive and we had some fantastic wines....More

Thank NakMuayLKB
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Was glad to find Benito's open on a Monday night. Restaurant was difficult to find. Food unfortunately was not wow, bit pricey. Serve sizes great, fresh but overall disappointed. Risotto was so/so.

Thank MrsSMM60
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Good atmosphere with Italian flavour. Menu had some interesting options but not overly impressed with flavour of my risotto. Prices are moderate for the location. Service was friendly and helpful but there were very few other patrons on the night.

Thank Peter_Wello
Nearby
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$37
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:30
Friday
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9670 5347
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