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Veslo

32-11 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11106
718-728-0549
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Ranked #77 of 472 restaurants in Astoria
Price range: $25 - $50
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Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between 32nd & 33rd Streets
Transit: Subway [N, Q] at Broadway. [E, M, R] at Steinway Street.
Description: Veslo is the newest restaurant bar in Astoria, NY for people to gather and enjoy what is at the core of Croatian culture: amazing food, drink, sport, music, and lively company. By bringing the fabulous flavors of the Dalmatian Coast to New York—Veslo makes Croatians feel like they're back at home and allows others to discover the rich culture and spirit of the region. Veslo's traditional restaurant menu and simple lounge menu complete the feel making it the perfect locale for enjoying a delicious meal, the latest sporting events, music and late night entertainment.
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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162 reviews 162 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had lunch here last week- we were visiting our son in Astoria, NY and he was working on this April Thursday so we had the mid-day to ourselves. We had stopped here a year or so ago and had a drink on a hot day and remembered how nice it was so stopped for lunch this... More

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New Brighton, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

My family and I were visiting NYC and decided that we should eat here because we are a Croatian family living in America. We really don't have a restaurant like this back home. We were so impressed with the food (ordered an appetizer, meals, and dessert), the wine selection (2 bottles and 2 glasses of the house wine), and the... More

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maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I visited Veslo recently and had an enjoyable mean and dining experience. For starters, we shared plates of tomato & mozzarella; grilled calamari; and fried calamari. The grilled calamari was a tab bit over-cooked, but the other appetizers were quite good. For the main course, diners in our large group had the risotto, branzino, fuzi/gnocchi, sea bass, and other selections.... More

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NYC
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118 reviews 118 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Veslo serves authentic Croatian food according to two family members from Lussin who joined us for dinner. Great bread was accompanied by pepper spiked olive oil for dipping and ground olives for topping. A mixed salad was filled with fresh greens but was slightly under dressed; better to add a bit after tasting then to be presented with a soggy... More

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

This modern Mediterranean gem features sophisticated interpretations of Croatian dishes. The beautiful garden seating is both romantic and cozy. The mixed seafood platter was absolutely fantastic, although it may be a little large for one person. The food was especially fresh, vegetables and seafood alike, as well as the traditional Croatian desert crepes. We were there on a Sunday evening... More

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Rijeka
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

We were in Veslo last March, but unfortunately only for a drink since we ate before in another Croatian place in Astoria. We loved the Veslo as it is an excellent mix of the American lifestyle and Croatian bar atmosphere. What I really liked is that they do not hide behind the Italian cuisine like many other NYC restaurants which... More

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Astoria, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

We visited Veslo last Valentine's Day. It was actually a visit intended for another restaurant but after looking up places to eat around our neighborhood, Astoria, Veslo came up as one of the better ones. The place is very quaint. A nice size bar to accommodate enough patrons and a dual occupancy table right by it's side for those on... More

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