Casual fine dining at the beach can be found in the quaint Benny Rappa’s Trattoria, a North Myrtle Beach restaurant specializing in Northern & Southern Italian cuisine. Named after the owner, Benny Rappa’s is quite literally a taste of Italy right here in North Myrtle Beach. A former hotel chef, Rappa used his passion and expertise to prepare authentic Italian meals with a menu that changes daily.
When you walk in the dining room which seats 75, you’ll notice the chalkboard menu. Every single order is made fresh so the guests can relax in this intimate setting with a glass of vino from the extensive wine list. Benny will accommodate special requests if the specific ingredients are in house.
North Myrtle Beach locals have voiced their love for everything Benny creates from the garlic bread, classic lasagna to gnocchi bolognese, clams & linguini, and thick cut pork chops served in a garlic aioli with sweet & hot peppers. asparagus and risotto
The kids can choose from an assortment of Italian delights from ravioli, pasta with meat sauce, pasta with butter, lasagna, chicken cutlet and more. Treat these little ones with a meatball or two, sausage, a salad or veggies on the side.
You’ll find veal, chicken, beef, salads, a variety of seafood and pasta dishes on the menu. There is a full-service bar. Stop by for their “Lunch On Time” menu created with soups, salads, sandwiches and pasta dishes you can enjoy and complete in 29 minutes.
When it comes time for dessert, guests will be happy to know the Italian favorites are made fresh. From tiramisu, gelato and spumoni to cannolis and sometimes, lemoncello marscarpone mousse cake.
1453 Hwy 17 S
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582