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Benitos Trattoria

Italian Restaurant


We have outdoor dining available up to 100 people 


Located in the heart of Chester,
we have been offering the most authentic and elegant
Italian experience possible since 1992.


Located at 44 Main Street in historic Chester New Jersey. Benito;s Trattoria is easy to get to, we have plenty of parking. We are the only restaurant in the area to bring you the warmth, class, and charm of northern Italy.


Explore the sweet side of superb northern italian cuisine with our collection of freshly prepared pasta dinners, Platters, and desserts. A perfect place for any occasion.


We offer a wide selection of Superb Northern Italian Cuisine for your dining pleasure. We cater all types of events - everything from small, intimate get-togethers. Your guests are sure to be impressed when we cater your event!


Party Hosting : up to 100 people

It's time for a party, and Benito's Trattoria is the place to have it! We can host your party of up to 100 people, and you can enjoy the praise. Our superb Northern Italian Cuisine is sure to impress your guests when you have us host your party.


For more information to set up your event, Contact Us.

The following catering packages are only valid during lunch hours

First Course

Portabello or Caesar


Main Course

Penne Vodka 

(Penne‌ pasta in vodka sauce)


Eggplant Parmigiana

Pollo Marsala

(Breast of chicken sauteéd with marsala wine and mushrooms)


Coffee or Tea and dessert 


First Course

Tre Colore


Second Course

Penne Vodka 

(Penne‌ pasta in vodka sauce)

Main Course

Eggplant Parmigiana

Pollo Marsala

Salmone Dijon

(Broiled salmon topped with mustard sauce)


Coffee or Tea and dessert 


First Course

Tre Colore or Portabella


Second Course

Penne Vodka or Marinara


Main Course

Pollo Fiorentina

(Sautéed chicken breast with spinach fontina cheese in a white wine in garlic sause)

Vitello Sorentina

(Veal scaloppini with prosuitto, eggplant, and fontina cheese with light tomato sauce)

Tilapia Picatta

(Fresh tilapia sautéed with capers in a white wine and lemonsauce)


Coffee or Tea and dessert 


First Course

Portabella or Mozzarella caprese


Second Course

Trecolore or Cesare


Third Course

Ravioli Della Casa

(Homemade ravioli with four different cheeses and spinnach in a pink sause)

Pollo Scarpara

(Bonless pieces of chicken with sausage and artichoke hearts in a garlic and white wine sause)

Eggplant Parmigiana

Vitello Della Casa

(Veal scallopini topped with fresh tomatoes, salami, artichoke, mozzarella in a white wine sauce)

Salmone Dijon


Coffee or Tea and dessert 



Dinner Menu

Antipasti (Appetizers)‌

Portobella alla Griglia | 14.95


Portobello mushroom with fresh mozzarella in balsamic



Calamari Fritti | 15.95

Fried Calamari served with Spicy Plum Tomate Sauce 

Mozzarella en Carroza | 14.95

Fried mozzarella served with marinara sauce


Melanzane Rollatini | 14.95

Stuffed eggplant topped with prosciutto, peppers, and mozzarella cheese in a pink sauce


Cozze o Vongole Fra Diavolo | 15.95

Steamed clams Or mussels in a spicy marinara


Asparagi Parmigiano | 14.95

Fresh Asparagus backed with parmesan cheese

Antipasti Freddi | 14.95

Smoked salmon, mozzarella, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, capers on a bed of arugula

Mozzarella Caprese | 14.95 

Fresh mozzarella, roasted
red peppers, tomatoes, and basil.


Calamari Fritti | 15.95

Fried calamari served with marinara sauce.


Vongole Oreganata | 14.95

Freshly baked clams

Shrimp Cocktail | 16.95

With cocktails sauce

Insalate (Salads)

Insalata di Mango  | 10.95

(Mango, strawberries, raisins on baby greens with raspberry vinaigrette)

Insalata di Pere  | 10.95

(Sliced pear, walnuts & feta cheese on baby greens with honey mustard dressing)

Insalata di Cesare | 10.95
(Romaine tossed in traditional Cesar dressing)

Insalata di Barbabietola  | 10.95
(Sliced beets, goat cheese, oranges in a balsamic dressing)



Zuppa (Soup)


Lobster Bisque |  12.95


Stracciatella alla Romana | 10.95

(Chicken broth with egg drops and spinach)

Scarolo o Fagiolo | 10.95

(Escarole & bean or pasta & bean)

Tortellini en Brodo | 10.95

(Cheese-stuffed pasta in Chicken broth)


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    Gluten free and whole wheat upon request

Capellini Toscana| 23.95

Angel hair, shitake mushroom, sundried tomato & arugula in a garlic and white white sauce 

Gnocchi Gamberetti | 25.95

Homemade potato dumplings with shrimp, asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes in a pink sauce


Cavatelli Calabrese | 23.95

Ricotta pasta with sausage, broccoli rabe, cherry peppers in garlic and oil


Linguine Siciliano | 26.95

Linguini pasta with shrimp, tomatoes, spinach & clams in garlic & oil, and a touch of tomato sauce


Ravioli della Casa | 23.95

Homemade four cheese & spinach ravioli in a pink sauce


Penne alla Salmone | 25.95

Penne pasta served with fresh chopped salmon and broccoli in a pink vodka sauce


Pappardeile alla Benito | 23.95

Pappardelle pasta with shrimp, Portobello mushroom, roasted peppers in a Cognac sauce


Tortellini Gorgonzola | 23.95

Three-color cheese tortellini with chopped chicken & peas in a gorgonzola cream sauce


Rigatoni Bolognese | 23.95

Rigatoni pasta tossed in our homemade meat sauce

Pollo (Chicken)

Pollo Benito

Breast of chicken topped with portabello mushroom, roasted peppers, goat chees with a cognac sauce | 26.95


Pollo Alla Griglia

Breast of chicken grilled with spinach, chopped tomatoes & shrimp in garlic and oil | 26.95


Pollo alla Crema

Breast of chicken topped with artichoke hearts fontina cheese, black olives, sun-dried tomatoes & mushrooms in a light cream sauce | 26.95


Pollo Martini

Thinly pounded chicken coated with parmesan cheese, asparagus, shallots & mushrooms in a white wine lemon sauce | 26.95


Pollo Arrosto

Breast of chicken topped with sliced prosciutto and melted gorgonzola cheese | 26.95


Pollo Milanese

Breast of chicken, breaded, topped with arugula, tomatoes, onions & fresh mozzarella cheese | 26.95


Pollo Piacere

Chicken as you like it (Francese, Parmigiana, Marsala, or Picatta | 26.95 

Vitello (Veal)

Vitello alla Alex

Top round veal, stuffed & rolled with prosciutto, smoked mozzarella & roasted peppers peppers in a cherry wine sauce | 32.95


Vitello della Casa

Veal sauteed with porcini mushrooms & shrimp in a cognac sauce | 30.95


Vitello di Saltimbocca

Veal topped with prosciutto, eggplant, asparagus & mozzarella cheese in a brandy sauce | 30.95


Vitello Caprese

Veal cutlet served with arugula, tomatoes, and red onions | 30.95


Vitello Italiano

Veal scallopini with chopped shrimp asparagus in a red sauce | 30.95

Altro ( Ohter )

Bistecca alla Fiorentina

Grilled Rib eye steak in a peppercorn & brandy sauce. | 44.95


Filetto di Gorgonzola

Grilled Filet Mignon with gorgonzola cheese served in cabernet wine sauce  | 44.95


Parmigiana di Melanzane | 24.95

Skinless eggplant parmesan

                                   D'all Oceano ( From the Ocean )

Tilapia Piccata

Fresh Tilapia fillet with capers in a lemon & white wine sauce | 29.95


Gamberi alla Toscana

Sauteed shrimp, shitake mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes in garlic & white wine sauce | 31.95


Zuppa di Pesce

Mixed seafood (shrimp, calamari, clams, mussels & fish of the day) in a spicy sauce | 42.95


Gamberi alla Parmigiana

Breaded shrimp served in a marinara sauce with melted mozzarella cheese | 31.95


Risotto alla Pescatora

Arborio rice with shrimp, calamari, clams & mussels in a white wine & garlic sauce | 39.95


Salmone alla Digione

Broiled fillet of Salmon served with a Dijon mustard sauce | 29.95


Gamberi& Calamari

Fra Diavolo Shrimp and Calamari over angel hair pasta in a spicy red sauce  | 35.95

We will be happy to accomodate a special order if the ingredients are available!

Lunch Menu

Prima Piatti (Appetizers)

Portabella alla Griglia | 11.95

Grilled Portabella Mushroom with Garlic, Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar


Calamari Fritti | 14.95

Fried Calamari served with Spicy Plum Tomato Sauce

Mozzarella Caprese | 12.95

Fresh Mozzarella Cheese with Tomatoes, Roasted Peppers and Basil

Minestrone (Soup)

Minestrone di Verdura | 8.95

Fresh‌ Vegetable Soup

Pasta a Fagioli | 8.95

Pasta and Beans

Tortellini in Brodo | 8.95

Cheese Tortellini with Chicken Broth



Vongole Oreganata | 12.95

Baked Fresh Clams

Mozzarella en Carroza | 12.95

Fried mozzarella served with marinara sauce

Cozze Posillipo | 12.95

Fresh Prince Edward Island Mussels poached in a Light Marina Sauce

Insalate (Salad)

Insalate Cesare | 8.95

Ceasar Salad for One

Insalate Tre Colore | 8.95

A Blend of Precious Salad Arugula, Endive & Radicchio


Mista Verde | 8.95

Mixed Green Salad


Farinaci (Pasta)

Linguine con Vongole | 21.95

Linguine with Red or White Clam Sauce


Capelli D'Angelo Toscana | 18.95

Angel Hair Pasta with Sundried Tomatoes, Fresh Arugula, and Shitaki Mushrooms in Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, and White Wine Sauce

Farfalle Alla Vodka | 18.95

Bowtie‌ Pasta in a Creamy Plum Tomato & Vodka Sauce with Pieces of Chopped Chicken Breast

Tortellini alla Pana | 18.95

Cheese Tortellini with a Light Cream Sauce




Carne (Meats)

Pollo Piacere | 19.95

Chicken‌ Parmigiana - Francese - Marsala or Piccata

Pollo Fiorentina | 19.95

Sauteed‌ Chicken Breast with Spinach, Fontina Cheese in a White Wine and Garlic Sauce

Pollo Scarpara | 19.95

Boneless Pieces of Chicken Breast with Sausage and Artichoke Hearts in a Garlic and White Wine Sauce

Petto Di Pollo Cesare | 19.95

Grilled Chicken Breast Served Over Ceasar Salad

Petto Di Pollo Trecolore | 19.95

Grilled Chicken Breast Served Over Arugula, Endive, and Radicchio Salad




Pesce (Fish)

Gamberi Toscana | 27.95

Shrimp Sauteed with Sundried Tomatoes, Shitaki Mushrooms, and fresh basil in olive oil and white wine sauce

Gamberi Francese | 27.95

Shrimp sauteed with lemon and white wine sauce




Risotto (Rice)

Risotto alla Frutti di Mare | 35.95

Imported Arborio Rice with Shrimp, Clams, Mussels, and Squid in a White Wine Sauce




Penne Arrabbbiata | 18.95

Penne Pasta with a Spicy, Fresh Tomato Sauce and a Touch of Ricotta Cheese


Rigatoni Nonna | 18.95

Rigatoni Pasta with a Proscuitto, Chopped Mushrooms, and Sweet Peas in a Delicate Pink Sauce

Linguine Amatriciana | 18.95

Linguini with Proscuitto, Onions, and Tomato Sauce

Rigatoni Pomodoro | 18.95

Rigatoni Pasta with Plum Tomato and Basil Sauce


Melanzane alla Parmigiana | 18.95

Skinless Eggplant Parmigiana

Vitello Toscana | 24.95

Veal‌ Scallopini with Shitaki Mushrooms, Sundried Tomatoes, Shrimp, Garlic, Basil and White Wine

Vitello Fiorentina | 24.95

Veal Scallopini Sauteed with Spinach, Fontina Cheese, and White Wine

Vitello Piacere | 24.95

Veal Parmigiana - Francese - Marsala or Piccata

Vitello Caprese | 24.95

Pounded Veal Cutlet topped with Fresh Chopped Tomatoes, Arugula and Bermuda Onion

Gamberi Aglio e Olio | 27.95

Shrimp with Virgin Olive Oil and Garlic

Calamari Fra' Diavolo | 27.95

Fresh Squid with a Spicy Marinara Sauce Served over Linguini


Risotto Tre Funghi | 24.95

Imported Arborio Rice with Porcini, Shitaki, and Domestic Mushrooms in a Cognac Sauce with a Touch of Cream

Lunch Special


Soup Salad Course

Tortellini Soup


Straciatella Soup


Ministrone Soup




Caesar Salad


Mixed Green Salad


Tre Colore Salad


Farfalle Vodka


Penne Arrabiata


Linguini in Garlic & Oil


Rigatoni Marinara


Eggplant Parmigiana




Chicken Parmagiana


Chicken Francese


Chicken Marsala


Veal Parmigiana


Veal Marsala

Fish Special

Dessert Course

Salmon or Tilapia | 23.95



Coffee or Hot Tea



Homemade Dessert



The lunch special is only valid for parties of up to 10 people

Dinner Menu
Dinner Special
Lunch Menu
Lunch Special


44 Main Street Chester NJ 07930



+1 908-879-1887



Contact Us 

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