Star Bene

Twin Lakes

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In a Nutshell

Homemade pastas, seafood, and empanadas with local, organic meats and vegetables

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Promotional value expires Aug 1, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Valid only for lunch Tuesday through Sunday. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Eating international fare at a local restaurant bypasses many transatlantic travel woes, such as jet lag and oar splinters. Stamp your palate’s passport with this Groupon.

$7 for $15 Worth of Italian and Argentine Cuisine for Lunch

The lunch menu includes the choripan argentino panini sandwich, which is layered with grilled Argentine-style sausage and housemade chimichurri sauce ($8.95), butternut-squash-and-ricotta ravioli with butter-sage sauce ($11.95), and matambre con rusa—a traditional Argentine cold meat roll with vegetables, herbs, and potato salad ($8.95).

Star Bene

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.

Customer Reviews

I'll be back, nice place.
Mary R. · June 16, 2013
First time there, will go again
Barbara S. · June 12, 2013
Great little place for a bite. Super nice staff and good prices.
Kelly C. · June 28, 2017

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