Star Bene

Food & Drink
21245 E Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz, CA 95062 21245 E Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz Directions
Today 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Closed All Hours
+18314794307
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85% of 614 customers recommended

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About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Italian, European, Bistro, Cafe, Argentine
  • Meals
    Dinner
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun-Thu
    5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Fri-Sat
    5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Italian, European, Bistro, Cafe, Argentine
  • Meals
    Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    No
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Catering
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
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Report | 2 months ago
Never been here before, so it was a great deal to experience. Great food!
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Report | 3 months ago
Great little place for a bite. Super nice staff and good prices.
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Report | 3 months ago
Excellent
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Report | 4 months ago
Excellent food, great service! We will be back!!
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Report | 4 months ago
Very nice place for authentic Italian food enjoy that the setting very affordable had a good night with date over Italian dinner would definitely go again
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Report | 4 months ago
Attentive, personal, personable service. Extremely tasty food. Nice atmosphere, lovely little space. Be aware that the sign for parking is only visible from one direction... park next door in the small office complex.
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Report | 4 months ago
Excellent food, darling place. Definitely will be returning!
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Report | 5 months ago
So freaking delicious!!!!
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Report | 6 months ago
My girlfriend and I always have great experience when dining at Star Bene. The restaurant has a romantic, intimate setting and we always have great food that is accompanied by friendly and courteous staff that are willing to offer suggestions or willing to take special requests
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Report | 6 months ago
My groupon was not honored here. Apparently the very fine print (not on the groupon itself) said that two entrees had to be ordered and the second one would be free. Because I did not order an ENTREE (I ordered a salad and an appetizer) they told me the groupon was invalid. This didn't make any sense to me, as my partner ordered an expensive meal and they actually would have saved money by comping my salad. It just seemed rather stingy to me. I wasn't adequately impressed with the meal/ambiance to try again.
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From Our Editors

The only Argentine-inspired restaurant in Santa Cruz, Star Bene serves “super comfort food,” as described by Christina Walters of Metro Active. Inside the low-lit dining room, which is reminiscent of a beach cottage, servers uncork bottles of Italian, Argentine, and Californian wines to complement swirls of homemade pasta, slow-cooked meats, and diners’ ever-rosier cheeks. Selected as "March Restaurant of Month" in 2014 by Santa Cruz Waves, Star Bene’s chefs use local, free-range meats and organic produce whenever available to create seafood, pastas, and meats complemented by beautifully simple sauces and fresh, stand-alone ingredients.

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Sun-Thu
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Fri-Sat
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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