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Vesuvio Bistro

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1315 Breckenridge Drive, Little Rock, AR 72227 (Market Steet)
501-225-0500
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: At this Four-Star Vesuvio Bistro Restaurant, Chef Rosario Patti has left a...
At this Four-Star Vesuvio Bistro Restaurant, Chef Rosario Patti has left a lagacy of unforgettable fine dining experience that is reminiscent of old-world Italy. Chef Patti brings decades of creativity and culinary prowess to the unique dishes that resonate with authenticity.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great little Italian Restaurant in Little Rock

My wife and I had recently had a really bad experience in Dallas at an Italian restaurant. However, I was very surprised at the food and service at Vesuvio Bistro in Little Rock. We went there with a friend a couple of weeks ago. The food was really good. We had a sampling of several appetizers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
houston1949
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had recently had a really bad experience in Dallas at an Italian restaurant. However, I was very surprised at the food and service at Vesuvio Bistro in Little Rock. We went there with a friend a couple of weeks ago. The food was really good. We had a sampling of several appetizers and entrees. Everything was... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We love Vesuvio. We were joined by another couple for dinner at the chef's table. The appetizers and salmon were to die for. The desserts were delicious as well. Great atmosphere.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This place is great. 2 types of bread to start. We also ordered some meat and cheese to start. Our waited picked it for us and it was great. We all had pasta. Rigatoni, egg noodle with mushrooms that were tossed in a cheese wheel. The deserts were top notch also. Can't wait to go back. Jacob, our waiter was... More 

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Bill C, Owner at Vesuvio Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for allowing us to serve you! It was our pleasure. We appreciate the kind words. Bill and Santo More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We ate dinner here one evening in celebration of my son's birthday. Service was quick, efficient and friendly. Food was superb. I highly recommend Vesuvio for an wonderful evening with fabulous food! I will definitely return.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This restaurant has a very pleasant ambience. It seems to be centered around a bar which features a piano. Music in the evening is not intrusive, but enjoyable. The food is excellent and the service prompt. Many of the chain restaurant dishes are not on the menu. Instead is a collection of Northern Italian dishes that challenge the palette to... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We ate here this evening. The waiter got our order wrong twice. First, he brought the wrong entree to one of us. The manager came a few minutes later to say that the "buttons are right beside each other on the screen", and he apologized. And the waiter brought the wrong dessert to one of the people in our party.... More 

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Ponca, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We recently dined with friends at Vesuvio; it was our first time and one of several visits for them. In a word, "Magnifico!" It's hard to come by truly good Italian food in Arkansas, but there are a few gems and Vesuvio now joins the list in our opinion. In addition to having designed a menu of interesting, delicious options,... More 

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Wallkill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

First class experience in Little Rock. Great attentive service and excellent food. Highly recommended! Ordered the grilled filet with conac/green peppercorn cream sauce. Excellent!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

This used to be our favorite Italian restaurant. My how things change. Ambience was still nice but food was mediocre at best. Gorgonzola salad heavy on the nuts, light on lettuce, both pasta dishes we ordered tasted more like something you'd get from Olive Garden. Even the bread was mealy. Menu seems to have gotten much smaller over the past... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I was visiting Little Rock with a group of friends. Since the reviews were so good we made a reservation for 14. The menu has many nice choices and they were able to accommodate dietary restrictions. Everyone liked their dinner, the food was fresh and served hot. My only complaint was our waiter, he didn't seem to know the menu... More 

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Additional Information about Vesuvio Bistro

Address: 1315 Breckenridge Drive, Little Rock, AR 72227
Phone Number: 501-225-0500
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1315 Breckenridge Drive, Little Rock, AR 72227
    (Market Steet)
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: 501-225-0500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic

Description

At this Four-Star Vesuvio Bistro Restaurant, Chef Rosario Patti has left a lagacy of unforgettable fine dining experience that is reminiscent of old-world Italy. Chef Patti brings decades of creativity and culinary prowess to the unique dishes that resonate with authenticity.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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