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Cafe Vesuvius

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18 Bessom St, Marblehead, MA 01945-2329
781-639-8120
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good spot for pizza and sandwiches

Very good pizza and sandwiches. Service is okay. But pizza is some of the best in town. Wait time is medium for food to be ready.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very good pizza and sandwiches. Service is okay. But pizza is some of the best in town. Wait time is medium for food to be ready.

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Boston
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Maybe I shouldn't have ordered the mesclun salad...wilted greens, rubbery "toasted pecans"(how is this possible?!) funky tasting cranberries, oh and a bag of Ken's dressing thrown in the salad container on top of the food. Yuck. The pizza at the Marblehead location is good - unique, but heavy on the stomach.

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Marblehead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have occasionally stopped by the original location in Marblehead over the years and always found it great for takeout. NOW they have opened a second location on the Swampscott/Salem line which is closer to my home and it is great. It's best for takeout though they now have small dining room if you want to eat in. There pizzas... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Vesuvius has takeout for all the different tastes in the family! They have great pizza, large fresh salads, and tasty and innovative wraps and sandwiches. A great neighborhood go to place when Mom doesn't want to cook!

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Their Pizza is my favorite but they a really big menu with some fabulous sandwiches and awesome salads. Small but friendly place with a few tables inside and there is usually seasonal sports on the TV there

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Devon Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We ordered from here, just because they delivered. We weren't disappointed. The pizza was AMAZING!!! It was delivered in a shorter amount of time than first quoted too!!

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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137 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Awesome thin crust pizza, many choices, or design your own. Have loved it for years. Opening a second location nearby and has a loyal following.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Summer time, winter time, any time good take out is a life-saver. We recently branched out from pizza to their sandwiches and, most impressively, their cobb salad. I mean honestly, who orders take out cobb salad? Well, if you haven't had it you are missing a true delight: real avocado, real crumbled blue cheese, real eggs really great taste. Thank... More 

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Used to go across the street and had since a child...now I think I will be heading straight for Vesuvius when visiting family for great pizza, nice variety and friendly service. Eggplant & sausage pizza was fantastic, lots of toppings...sausage was not thrown on but had just enough in each bite that someone like me who is not a fan... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Had a great pizza from here during our visit to the area. It was tasty and ready on time. We would repeat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Bessom St, Marblehead, MA 01945-2329
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: 781-639-8120

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?