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Vesta Trattoria and Wine Bar

Italian, Wine Bar
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21-02 30th Avenue, Astoria, NY
718 545 5550
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unpretentious delicious little restaurant

Having read a short review in a local long island paper, we thought we would try this spot on the way back home from a broadway show. Thirty minutes from Broadway on a Saturday night; From the outside, a store front, laid back oasis in otherwise busy Astoria, on a residential street with street... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2015
RGrochow
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Long Island, NY
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Long Island, NY
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Having read a short review in a local long island paper, we thought we would try this spot on the way back home from a broadway show. Thirty minutes from Broadway on a Saturday night; From the outside, a store front, laid back oasis in otherwise busy Astoria, on a residential street with street parking available. Restaurant had what we... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Its small and homey and I love it. Farm sourced ingredients, and it feels like eating in an Italian grandmother's home.

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Thank DonandMimi
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This is a lovely local spot that I love for both brunch and dinner. I love the atmosphere- brick wall, big windows- and the food is special but doesn't take itself too seriously. The wine (on tap!) is good, and the fried brussels sprouts and Little Baby Jesus Cake are not to be missed!

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Thank Katie L
Seattle, Washington
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We enjoyed a family dinner at Vesta. It's a small neighborhood restaurant that has made a name for its food among the residents in Astoria. The service was very friendly and the staff welcoming. The food was very good. My half chicken was extremely well prepared and tasty. I congratulated the chef on the preparation and tenderness. Outstanding. At the... More 

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Thank Tomk9
Valley Stream, New York
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

my family & I had dinner here with friends, we had a great time. The food was very good & the atmosphere was cool. The bottled beers were a little pricey, but otherwise it was a great experience.

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Thank Yvette44
Reno, Nevada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

After a long flight, this restaurant was a lovely surprise. My chicken was delicious and moist. The Brussels sprouts were quite yummy, the egg a creamy touch. They were accommodating to my neice's 22 month child. She enjoyed her pasta very much, as her father is a chef and cooks for her regularly, that is a compliment. The wine we... More 

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Thank thefhouse
New York City, New York
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95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

I love that this restaurant is away from the hustle and bustle. That said, because it's in a residential area parking can be an issue. The duck prosciutto was really good. I also enjoyed the bacon and potato pizza. I would love to visit again soon.

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Thank Denise C
New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Menu is alway changing based on what the local ingredients are available. Almost everything is local, including many of the vegetables grown on roof top gardens.

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Thank Chase D
New York City, New York
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346 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We ordered cod, squash lasagna, Margherita pizza, blueberry salad, and PEI mussels. The mussels could have been hotter. The salad was the Brooklyn grange green. It was okay. The blueberry salad was much better. The Margherita pizza was thin crust, flavorful and enjoyable. It is a good dish to share. The squash lasagna was very tasty. The cod was also... More 

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Thank Re27k
Jersey City, New Jersey
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265 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My wife and I went here for an early dinner: 4:30 pm, on a recent Saturday afternoon, after touring the two great nearby sculpture museums with our son and his wife, who live nearby, and who raved about the food. They were right! We started with Chilled English pea soup, spice labneh & olive oil ($8), Baby Beets, beet green... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21-02 30th Avenue, Astoria, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: 718 545 5550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar

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