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Appetizers

7 Fried Calamari

$11.95 Fried Calamari

Tender rings of fresh squid breaded then lightly sauteed and served with our red sauce.


Caprese Appetizers

$12.95 * Mozzarella Caprese Eggplant

Fresh sliced beef steak tomatoes topped with fresh mozzarella, roasted eggplant and fresh basil drizzled with a pesto sauce, olive oil and a touch of balsamic.


2 Benedetto Dip

$14.95 The Famous Ben Dip

A mistake made by Chef Ben 8 years ago while making a stuffing for a fish. The stuffing came out to loose, so Chef Ben turned it into a dip. It is one of our top selling appetizers. A combination of lobster meat, crab meat, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, scallions, red onions, spinach, and artichokes topped with Alfredo sauce and mozzarella then finished in the oven, served with crustinis for dipping.


9 Lump Crab Cake

$12.95 * Liz’s Half Pound Crab Cake

This recipe I can up with while on a trip with my wife in the keys. A homemade crab cake with hardly any filler 95% CRAB!!! Served over baby spinach and topped with an amazing Key Lime Burr Blanc Sauce.


74 Shrimp Cocktail

$11.95 Shrimp Cocktail

Jumbo pink gulf shrimp served with our homemade cocktail sauce. 4-5 depending on size. U10’s.


70 Brushetta

$6.95 Bruschetta

Toasted slices of Italian bread topped with fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil, and olive oil. Add mozzarella $1.95


75 Lump Crabmeat MArtini

$11.95 Jumbo Lump Crabmeat

Fresh jumbo lump crab meat served with a creamy horseradish garlic dip.


10 Escargot

$8.95 Escargot

Tender snails and mushroom caps sauteed with lightly sauteed. Served in marinara. garlic butter and Italian spices.


mussels

$11.95 Mound of Mussels

A huge bowl of mussels sauteed with white wine and garlic served in your choice of red or white sauce.


72 Fried Risotto

$12.95 Fried Risotto

Fresh risotto, mozzarella and our crab meat stuffing lightly fried and served with fra diavolo sauce for dipping.


$8.95 *Benedetto Bread

A homemade loaf layered with garlic, ricotta, chopped tomatoes, prosciutto ham, artichokes, Danish blue cheese, and mozzarella.


$9.95 Mozzarella Marinara

Squares of mozzarella breaded then lightly sauteed, served in marinara.


$12.95 * Carpaccio ( Served Raw )

Filet Mignon pounded paper thin, drizzled with white truffle oil, tomatoes and capers. Served with crustinis, sliced red onion, and shaved pecorino Romano. Delicious.


$12.95 Smoked Salmon Carpaccio

Fresh Norwegian salmon sliced thin and served with sliced red onions, capers, lemon, and a yellow pepper chive cream cheese served with crustinis.


$12.95 Mussels Bianco

Fresh mussels sautéed with shallots, sun-dried tomatoes, scallions and cream.


$10.95 * Clams Casino

Eight Middle Neck clams shucked and topped with fresh Italian bread crumbs, bacon, Romano cheese and mozzarella, served in a garlic butter.


* These dishes have been featured in an article or have won awards



Premium Oysters

Benedetto’s takes pride in serving some of the best tasting oysters in the market. Our house oysters are the Blue Point Oyster which are full and possess a mild to medium level of salinity. We serve these oysters on the half shell or as our Famous Oyster Benedetto. . We also carry other types of premium oysters that are flown in from our other coasts. Some oysters may not be available due to availabilty


31 Oyesters

$2.16 Fresh Premium Oyesters

Ask about the different types of select oysters. Benedettos brings in from all over. We also have flown in specials $3.00 each and up. BluePoints are $2.16


best oyesters in Tampa

$14.95 (5) * Oyster Benedetto

Blue point oysters topped with caramelized onions, sautéed spinach, Maple wood bacon and mozzarella cheese then topped with a creamy garlic alfredo. (to die for)



Soup & Salad

60 Onion Soup

$5.95 * French Onion Soup

A traditional onion soup made with a secret ingredient that makes it better than any steakhouse in the southeast.


Caprese Salad

$13.95 Mozzarella Caprese Salad

Fresh mozzarella and beef steak tomatoes served over a bed of mixed greens, in a balsamic vinaigrette dressing. Check out the Caprese eggplant on appetizer page.


$3.25 Pasta Fagioli

An authentic Italian soup made with cannelloni beans.


$4.25 Clam Chowder

Our homemade recipe with scallops, clams, fish and potatoes. A real Maine Chowder.


$12.95 Chicken Ceasar

Hearts of romaine tossed with our homemade Caesar dressing covered with grilled chicken and toasted croutons. Shrimp Caesar…$15.95


$14.95 * Antipasto Salad for 2

Red peppers, prosciutto ham, fresh mozzarella, mushrooms, artichokes and tomatoes served in olive oil balsamic vinaigrette dressing. Served over mixed greens.



Pastas

All pasta entrées served with house, Caesar salad, and garlic rolls. Make any side pasta gluten free ... 1.95 Add Alfredo sauce to any entrée side pasta for 1.00 Substitute salad for a cup of soup 1.00 or for French onion 3.95 Try our Famous Three Cheese Creamed Spinach as a side 6.95


13 Kids Lasangna

$16.95 Lasagna

1lb of Fresh pasta sheets layered with a meat sauce and ricotta topped with mozzarella then baked. A Benedetto Tradition.


37 Manicotti

$15.95 Manicotti

Pasta sheets hand rolled with three cheeses and topped with marinara and mozzarella.


44 Cheese Ravioli

$13.95 Ravioli

Pasta filled with ricotta and Italian cheeses with your choice of marinara or Alfredo. with meat $15.95


50 Baked Ziti

$15.50 Baked Ziti

Penne noodles tossed in marinara and ricotta then covered with mozzarella and baked.


4 Spaghetti w Meatballs

$14.95 Spaghetti Your Way

Choice of meatball, sausage, meat sauce, mushrooms, or garlic & oil.


$14.95 Eggplant Parmesan

Thin slices of eggplant covered with mozzarella then baked, served with spaghetti & marinara sauce.


$16.95 Stuffed Eggplant

Thin slices of eggplant stuffed with three cheeses then covered with mozzarella and marinara then finished in the oven.


$14.95 Tortellini Cheese

Served in marinara sauce. Alfredo. ................ add $2.95


$19.95 Pasta Primavera

This dish contains broccoli, asparagus, sun dried tomatoes, artichokes, red peppers, mushrooms and black olives. All served over linguine pasta in garlic and oil.



Shell Fish

Benedetto’s takes pride in bringing in the freshest seafood available throughout the Tampa bay area and both coasts. Our shrimp are caught locally right here from the gulf. Some items limited due to availability All entrées served with house or Caesar salad and garlic rolls. Substitute salad for a cup of soup 1.50 or for French onion 3.95 Add a side of our famous Creamed spinach with an entrée for 6.95


57 Lump Bianco

MP * Lump Crabmeat & Scallop Bianco

Lump crabmeat and scallops, sauteed in olive oil, fresh garlic, shallots, sun-dried tomatoes, and scallions. Served in a light Alfredo sauce over linguine.


53 Shrimp Primavera

$23.95 Shrimp Primavera

For the vegetable lover. This dish contains jumbo shrimp, broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, red peppers, black olives, and mushrooms. All sauteed in a white wine garlic oil sauce served over linguine.


55 Shrimp Scampi

$19.95 Shrimp Scampi

Gulf shrimp sautéed in garlic, white wine and a hint of lemon. Served over pasta or with spaghetti marinara on the side.


52 Seafood Cannelloni

$24.95 * Seafood Cannelloni

Fresh pasta sheets stuffed and rolled with scallops, shrimp, lobster and Italian cheeses and herbs, served over sautéed spinach in a succulent sherry cream sauce.


25 Shrimp Pink

$19.95 Linguine & Shrimp

Gulf shrimp sautéed with garlic, and white wine. Your choice of red, white, or pink sauce.


24 Clams White

$19.95 Linguine & Clams

Fresh Cedar Key middle-neck clams and chopped clams sautéed in white wine and garlic with choice of red or white sauce.


$19.95 Shrimp Parmesan

Domestic gulf shrimp lightly breaded then pan-fried, topped with mozzarella and served over linguine in a red sauce.


$17.95 Linguine & Mussels

Fresh mussels sauteed in white wine and garlic, over linguine with red or white sauce.


Market Price Linguine & Scallops

Fresh jumbo sea scallops sauteed with garlic, with white wine, and chopped tomatoes and served in our pink sauce.


$29.95 * Pescatori (Seafood Combo)

Fresh Mussels, clams, shrimp, calamari and scallop, served in your choice of white clam sauce, or marinara. Fra Diablo add $1.00, or add lobster meat for $4.95.


$45.95 Belly Buster for 2 or 1

Fresh Mussels, clams, shrimp, calamari, and scallop. Served in your choice of white clam sauce, or marinara. For Fra diavolo add $1.00, or add lobster meat for $4.95.


$23.95 Blue Crab Ravioli

Fresh pasta sheets stuffed with fresh blue crab meat and Italian cheeses and herbs. Served in white truffle pink sauce.


MP Linguini & Scallops

Fresh jumbo sea scallops pan seared and sautéed with garlic, white wine, and chopped tomatoes and served in our pink sauce.


$21.95 * Bens Mussels Bianco

Fresh mussel’s sautéed with shallots, garlic, scallions, and sundried tomatoes, served over linguine in a creamy Alfredo sauce. Awesome.


$22.50 Mussels and Calamari Fra Diablo

Mussels and calamari sautéed with carmalized onions, garlic, and wine with a hint of spice, served over linguine in our red sauce.


$25.95 Lobster Ravioli

Fresh Pasta sheets stuffed with shucked lobsters meat and Italian herbs and cheeses. Served in a white truffle pink sauce.


$19.95 Linguini & Shrimp

Gulf shrimp sautéed with garlic, and white wine served with your choice of red, white, or pink sauce.


$19.95 Linguini & Clams

Fresh Cedar Key middle-neck clams and chopped clams sautéed in white wine and garlic with choice of red or white sauce.


$22.95 Shrimp Ravioli

Fresh pasta sheets stuffed with fresh shrimp and Italian cheeses and herbs, served in a sundried tomato garlic cream sauce.


$18.95 Linguini & Mussels

Fresh mussels sautéed in white wine, and garlic, over linguine with red or white sauce.



Grouper

Benedetto’s takes pride in bringing in the freshest seafood available throughout the Tampa bay area and both coasts. All fish entrées served with house or Caesar salad, side pasta, mashed potato, fries, broccoli, or asparagus and garlic rolls. sub sautéed spinach for any side 2.95. Make any side pasta gluten free ... 1.95 Add Alfredo sauce any entrée side pasta for 1.00. Substitute salad for a cup of soup 1.50 or French onion 3.95 We serve only Red Domestic Grouper caught locally from our Captains. Add a side of a our famous Creamed spinach with an entrée for 6.95


69 Grouper Benedetto

$24.95 * Grouper Benedetto

This dish has been featured in numerous publications. An 8oz filet of fresh Florida red grouper pan seared, then topped with mushrooms, chopped tomatoes, and lump crabmeat. Served in a white truffle pink sauce.


$24.95 Grouper Sicilian

Fresh Florida red grouper pan seared then topped with eggplant, black olives, wild mushrooms, and caramelized onions. Served in a white wine marinara.


$29.95 ** Grouper Bianco

A dish I created with my father after a fishing trip. An 8oz filet of fresh Florida red grouper lightly breaded then pan fried. Topped with lump crabmeat, scallop and shrimp. Served in a scallion studded cream sauce with a hint of lemon.



Salmon

56 Cedar Plank Salmon

$24.95 * Cedar Plank Salmon

Fresh Scottish salmon set atop a cedar plank and topped with a blackened brown sugar seafood rub. Topped a gulf shrimp and served with our key lime burr blanc and cucumber salad. The Best!! So tender!!


12 Salmon Carpaccio

$12.95 Salmon Carpaccio

Pounded paper thin then drizzled with white truffle oil, and capers. Served with crustinis, chopped red onion, and shaved pecorino romano


rosemary salmon

$25.50 Rosemary Salmon

The presentation of this dish is beautiful. Fresh salmon topped with artichokes, asparagus, black olives, shrimp, and scallops. Served in a delightful brandy cream sauce.


$25.95 * Salmon Maria

A filet of Scottish salmon pan seared to your liking then topped with shrimp, scallop, lump crabmeat, and tomatoes in a succulent white-wine lemon butter sauce.


$22.95 Salmon Alexander

Fresh salmon pan sautéed then deglazed with brandy. Then topped with black olives, sun-dried tomatoes and mushrooms. Served in a brandy Cream sauce. Excellent!



Haddock

$20.95 Haddock Your Way

A generous filet of haddock blackened, fried, broiled, or pan sautéed in a lemon butter sauce, like on the coast of Maine. Served with Fresh corn too!!!


$24.95 * Stuffed Haddock

Fresh haddock pan seared and topped with our jumbo lump Crab meat stuffing. Topped with mozzarella and served in a delightful champagne cream sauce.



Steaks

All of our steaks are cut daily in our kitchen from fresh Black Angus Cuts and cooked to perfection. All steaks come with your choice of House or Caesar Salad, and fries, steamed broccoli, mashed potato, sweet potato fries, or side pasta. Sub side for sautéed spinach for 2.95. Substitute salad for a cup of soup 1.50. or French onion 3.95 Ask about our Wild game options, such as elk and buffalo Not responsible for tenderness of meat when ordered well done. Add our famous three Cheese Creamed Spinach as a side for 6.95


$27.95 * Angus New York Strip 16oz

We needle this steak & trim it to perfection to be at the ultimate tenderness. Add a sauce to your steak from our sauce choices for 2.95


$34.95 14-16oz Veal Chop

A 14oz Veal Chop of Milk-fed Veal grilled medium, then topped with a Pizziola sauce. (Mushrooms and caramelized onions in a white wine Marinara) Served over Sautéed Spinach.


$24.95 Twin Lamb T-Bones

Lamb T-bones pan seared then set top a bed of white truffle mashed potatoes and topped with wild mushrooms in a cranberry merlot demi-glace.


$42.00 * Dad’s Cowboy Steak 28-32oz

New Zealand Bone in Rib eye. Grilled to your liking and served over white truffle mashed potatoes, and garnished with Maplewood Bacon and crispy onion straws, served with your choice of sauce.


SAUCES-2.95 Mushroom Brandy- Dijon Mustard, Cream, brandy, mushrooms *Dianne Sauce- mushrooms, shallots, brandy, cream and a touch of demi and a touch of blue cheese Port wine Demi – mushrooms, port wine, demi-glace *Benedetto Teriyaki Demi-mushrooms, teriyaki, demi-glace D-Pumo – topped with fresh mozzarella, may tag blue cheese, and a ladle of our onion soup 3.95 Oscar- Lump Crabmeat in a Béarnaise Sauce 8.95



Brick Oven Tossed Pizza

10” Thin Crust Cheese Only…… 8.95 Additional Toppings-$1.00 toppings: pepperoni, sausage, beef, meatballs, red peppers, mushrooms, black olives, Raw onions, bacon, caramelized onions, anchovies, bruschetta tomatoes, beefsteak tomatoes, $1.95 toppings: Prosciutto, ricotta, eggplant, chicken, veal, fresh mozzarella Gluten Free Cheese Pizza 13.95


15 Pepperoni Pizza

$9.95 10″ Thin Crust Pizza

10” Thin Crust Cheese Only…… 9.95 Additional Toppings-$1.00 toppings: pepperoni, sausage, beef, meatballs, red peppers, mushrooms, black olives, Raw onions, bacon, caramelized onions, anchovies, bruschetta tomatoes, beefsteak tomatoes, $1.95 toppings: Prosciutto, ricotta, eggplant, chicken, veal, fresh


$15.95 Shrimp Scampi Pizza

Sliced Jumbo gulf Shrimp and our scampi sauce topped with mozzarella


$14.95 Ben Dip Pizza

Our famous Ben dip spread across pizza topped with Alfredo and mozzarella


$15.95 Johns Meat Lover Special

Prosciutto ham, meat ball, bacon, sausage, bruschetta tomato, marinara, and mozzarella


$14.95 Benedetto Pesto Pizza

Fresh Pesto Sauce, Alfredo, artichokes, broccoli, roasted garlic, and mozzarella


$15.25 Mom’s Vegetable Pizza

Eggplant, caramelized onions, red peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, marinara, and mozzarella



Traditionals

34 Veal Benedettos

$23.95 * Veal Benedetto

Veal cutlets pounded thin (scaloppini style) then sautéed with shallots, brandy, cream, shiitake mushrooms, and wild mushrooms, Served over sautéed spinach in a Dianne Sauce. One of Chef Ben’s favorite sauces.


61 Veal Lemon

$18.95 Veal Limone

Chicken or veal topped with mozzarella and mushrooms and sauteed with our succulent lemon sauce. Chicken...$18.95 Veal...$19.95 Chicken or veal topped with mozzarella and mushrooms and sautéed with our succulent lemon sauce.


42 Veal Franchese

$18.95 Veal “Franchese”

Chicken or veal dipped in a light Italian egg batter and topped with capers and chopped tomatoes in a white wine lemon butter sauce. Chicken...$18.95 Veal...$19.95 Chicken or veal dipped in a light Italian egg batter, topped with capers and chopped tomatoes, served in a white


$20.95 Veal Alexander- “A House Favorite”

A creamy dish with a touch of brandy chopped artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, black olives and mushrooms. Chicken...$20.95 Veal...$22.95 A creamy dish with a touch of brandy that includes artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, black olives and mushrooms.


29 Chicken Marsala

$18.95 Marsala

Chicken...$18.95 Veal...$19.95 Marsala wine and mushrooms. Absolutely succulent!


59 Chicken Len

$17.95 Limón

Chicken...$17.95 Veal...$19.95 Chicken or veal topped with mozzarella and mushrooms and sautéed with our succulent lemon sauce.


$17.95 * Franchese

Chicken or veal dipped in a light Italian egg batter and topped with capers and chopped tomatoes, served in a white wine lemon butter sauce.


$18.95 * Pizza Iola

Chicken...$18.95 Veal...$19.95 Chicken or Veal sautéed with caramelized onions, wild mushrooms, marinara and white wine.



Veal & Chicken

All of our food is made to order and contains only the finest and freshest ingredients available. All entrées served with house or Caesar salad and garlic rolls. If not served over pasta, entree comes with choice of side pasta or sub sautéed spinach for 2.95. Make any side pasta gluten free for, 1.95 and any full pasta entrée for 3.95 or substitute Wheat pasta on any side pasta... for 1.50 or any full entree...2.95 Add Alfredo sauce to any entrée side pasta for 1.00 Substitute salad for a cup of soup 1.50, or French onion for 3.95 Add our famous three Cheese Creamed Spinach as a side for 6.95


34 Veal Benedettos

$23.95 * Veal Benedetto

Veal cutlets pounded thin (scaloppini style) then sautéed with shallots, brandy, cream, shiitake mushrooms, and wild mushrooms, Served over sautéed spinach in a Dianne Sauce. One of Chef Ben’s favorite sauces.


61 Veal Lemon

$18.95 Veal Limone

Chicken or veal topped with mozzarella and mushrooms and sauteed with our succulent lemon sauce. Chicken...$18.95 Veal...$19.95 Chicken or veal topped with mozzarella and mushrooms and sautéed with our succulent lemon sauce.


42 Veal Franchese

$18.95 Veal “Franchese”

Chicken or veal dipped in a light Italian egg batter and topped with capers and chopped tomatoes in a white wine lemon butter sauce. Chicken...$18.95 Veal...$19.95 Chicken or veal dipped in a light Italian egg batter, topped with capers and chopped tomatoes, served in a white


$19.95 Veal Parmesan

Veal breaded then lightly sauteed and topped with marinara and mozzarella. Chicken...$16.95 Veal...$19.95 Veal or chicken breaded then lightly sautéed and topped with marinara and mozzarella, served over spaghetti.


$20.95 Veal Alexander- “A House Favorite”

A creamy dish with a touch of brandy chopped artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, black olives and mushrooms. Chicken...$20.95 Veal...$22.95 A creamy dish with a touch of brandy that includes artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, black olives and mushrooms.


3 Chicken Benedetto

$20.95 * Chicken Benedetto

Chicken sauteed with broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes, and onions. Served over linguine in our pink sauce.


20 Chicken Cacciatore

$19.95 Chicken Cacciatore

Slices of chicken sauteed with onions, peppers and mushrooms served over spaghetti.


71 Chicken Cannolini

$24.95 * Chicken Cannelloni

Fresh pasta sheets stuffed and rolled with roasted chicken and Italian cheeses and herbs. Served over baby spinach in a creamy garlic Alfredo.


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$24.95 * Polo Tuscany

Fresh chicken breast lightly breaded then pan fried and topped with impastata ricotta, prosciutto d' Parma ham, red and yellow peppers and mozzarella cheese, served in white truffle cream sauce over angel hair pasta.


$18.95 Chicken Cacciatore

Slices of chicken sautéed with onions, white wine, red peppers and wild mushrooms. Served over spaghetti.


$18.95 Veal Marsala

.Chicken or Veal sauteed with onions, mushrooms, marinara and white wine. Chicken...$18.95 Veal...$19.95 Marsala wine and mushrooms. Absolutely succulent!


$36.95 * 26-32oz. Ossobuco

A 3-inch cut veal shank that has been baked for over four hours with black olives, red and yellow peppers in light tomato sauce. Making this tender choice of veal just fall off the bone.


$18.95 * Pizza Iola

Chicken...$18.95 Veal...$19.95 Chicken or Veal sautéed with caramelized onions, wild mushrooms, marinara and white wine.



Children's Menu

(12 and under only please.)


14 Kids Spaghetti and Meatballs

$6.95 Spaghetti

Choice of One: Meatball, Sausage, or Mushrooms.