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  • Writer's pictureJarnard Sutton

Monello and Bencotto set to reopen for dine-in this weekend

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Little Italy’s Monello and Bencotto have announced that both locations will reopen daily for dine-in on Friday, May 29.

Monello and Bencotto will reopen for lunch, dinner and happy hour on Friday, May 29. Lunch is available Monday through Friday, starting at noon at both restaurants. Brunch will be available at both locations Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Aperitivo will be available at both Bencotto and Monello daily from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aperitivo will be temporarily available throughout the restaurant’s dining areas as bar seating will be temporarily unavailable.

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Monello’s cheese wheel pasta will not be served tableside, but will be prepared behind large plexiglass so that it is still viewable by guests.

Bencotto will also offer the cheese wheel pasta.

Additionally, Monello has added select pastas from Bencotto: tagliatelle and tortelli.

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Both locations will continue to offer take-out in addition to dine-in service. Take-out and delivery will be available online only. Please note: Phone orders will not be available.

Capacity at both establishments has been reduced to ensure proper social distancing. Hours of operation are subject to change. Guests are encouraged to review the health and safety protocols and menus on each restaurant’s website in advance of their visit. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by visiting or

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Monello & Bencotto is located at 750 W Fir St in Little Italy. For more information, call (619) 501-0030 (Monello) & (619) 450-4786 (Bencotto) or visit and

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