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1610 S. Congress St, Austin, TX 78704 (South Austin)
512.441.6100
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Ranked #31 of 3,133 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $40
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood: South Austin
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Killeen, Texas
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I had been wanting to go to this restaurant for awhile. I eagerly went there with my family hoping for a wonderful Italian meal. We ate on the Enotoca side and the atmosphere was great. It was nice and cozy. Our waitress was wonderful, unfortunately I don't remember her name. When it came to the food, we were very disappointed.... More

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Sacramento, California, Usa
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Ate at the Enoteca side. Started of with the Suppli, crispy risotto balls filled with fontina cheese served with arrabbiata sauce. So delicious! Couldn't decide what to get for an entree. It was between the quattro formaggi pizza, and the manicotti. Whats a very hungry and indecisive person to do? Order both LOL Both excellent dishes. My waiter Graham was... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Excellent Italian food,the risotti sono favolosi especially the one with the trufa and oysters,the spaghetti caccio e peppe e l'affogato alla fine,excellent service

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Laredo, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Good restaurant to stop and hang out by the bar. The lasagna is a good choice however too big of a portion so consider splitting the plate with someone. The drinks are good and the staff is amazing nice.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Every selection we had was authentic and tasty. The best tamales. Light and flavorful. Duck enchiladas and pork ribs that fell of the bone were excellent. Colorful presentations. Wonderful classic decor. A bit noisy.

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San Antonio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Came upon a quaint restaurant after enduring a day at Austin City Limits. The atmosphere is intimate and quiet. Casual atmosphere. The staff are friendly and very attentive. The food is the is excellent. We started with Misticanza salad with the lemon vinegarette. Generous portion. For our entry we shared the Tagiatelle Con Funghi. The pasta is homemade and come... More

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Coppell, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Went here on a business dinner with a group of 20. The food was delicious. I had the lasagna and it may have been the best I've ever had. I also tried a bite of the pasta carbonara and the pork daily special. They were all very good. We also all had a bite or two of the chocolate cake... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Service was excellent, with knowledgeable wait staff, and plenty of them to keep on top of everything. Good wine selection along with the option for cocktails if that's your preference. Food was also excellent with none of our party of 9 having any complaint about any aspect. Calamari starter was great and unusually (in my experience) served with a marinara... More

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Dallas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Best Italian restaurant I have ever dined at, and best restaurant I have dined at in Austin! I've had the pleasure of eating here twice and both times the food was perfection! It's very crowded, and the wait was much longer than we were told on the phone a week before our visit. They don't take reservations for large groups,... More

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Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Delicious! I love the mussels here with the crusty bread for dipping!! Don't miss out! Everything is great on the menu! The steak and fries are great too. I really like their wine list too. They have some great red wines that compliment the meals. Get their early. They DO NOT take reservations. We get there around 6:00 for dinner.

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Additional Information about Vespaio

Address: 1610 S. Congress St, Austin, TX 78704
Phone Number: 512.441.6100
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza

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