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Vesta Trattoria and Wine Bar

21-02 30th Avenue, Astoria, NY
718 545 5550
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Ranked #38 of 475 Restaurants in Astoria
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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New York City, New York
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223 reviews 223 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

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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Jersey City, New Jersey
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114 reviews 114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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New York City, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Love there food, and how they change it with the season. Loving going here very few weeks to see whats new on the menu. Also they do the best meat balls.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Went here with a girlfriend last weekend for dinner. She got the bowl of mussels (which was overflowing and delicious per her), I had the lasagna. The meat sauce was earthy and absolutely tasted homemade. Came perfectly hot and cheesy. Had house wine and their baby Jesus cake, as I cannot resist trying new sweets! It was a date cake... More

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New York, New York, United States
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9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I live around the corner from Vesta and used to come in all the time for brunch, dinner or a quick glass of wine because the staff was so lovely. They changed the entire staff and the new folks aren't nearly as enjoyable, so I limit this exclusively to take-out, because thankfully the cooks have remained the same and the... More

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New York City, New York
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151 reviews 151 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This was recommended to us by a co-worker so we came here for dinner. I called about 3 hours in advance to make a reservation. They had no problems fulfilling the reservation. When we got to the restaurant around 7pm, there wasn't that many people. I initially thought, what a slow place, why was it recommended? Long story short, by... More

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New York City, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

The food here is absolutely fantastic! I think this is one of Astoria's best kept secrets. The key is that the menu is not too expansive which in my opinion allows Vesta to focus on what it does best . Thus, you really can't go wrong with whatever you choose, whether ordering seafood or their great pizza dishes. They also... More

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Wake Forest, Nc
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225 reviews 225 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Vesta is a neighborhood restaurant that is a nice find. Menu is not large but dishes are very good and nicely presented. The house lasagna is a bit spicy with its 6-hour Ragu on lovely noodles served in a pottery baking dish in a very generous portion and seved with a nice crusty top. The pork tenderloin with apple stuffing... More

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Dallas, Texas
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136 reviews 136 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

A pizza with potatoes?? and onion sauce and arugala? Try it...fantastic. Great menu, nice wines, ans good service at modest prices. Super find in Astoria! Cant wait to go back!

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