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Vesuvio Bistro

1315 Breckenridge Drive, Little Rock, AR 72227
501-225-0500
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Ranked #12 of 670 restaurants in Little Rock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Market Steet
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.
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English first
Dallas, Texas USA
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This was my first time at the new location. I was concerned that the food and service would not be as fantastic but was very pleased with both. Several of us had specials that were amazing and the rest ordered off the menu. Everyone in our group was so pleased with meal. Paul, our server, gave us the right amount... More

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Little Rock
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

From the appetizers, salads, and main courses to desserts and drinks, I haven't had an Italian meal like this since actually visiting Italy a few years ago. Great atmosphere, great service, great food. Vesuvio knows Italian.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We have visited Vesuvio Bistro at its previous location in the Best Western. The new location is larger with more room between tables. The food we had was very good. The menu has food from all regions of Italy; not heavy on the Southern Italian style which is often the case at Italian restaurants. The wine list is quite impressive.We... More

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naples fl
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140 reviews 140 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Fabulous dinner. Excellent food, large wine selection, tag every best service. Take someone to impress them for a wonderful evening.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stop by after eating dinner elsewhere for a couple of drinks. Dan made a really good old fashion and a really good martini. My wife wanted a "dessert" drink and Dan asked her a couple of questions. He then invents a new drink! We had a great time. Thanks.

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The reviews were great so we decided to give it a try. This may well have been the worst meal I have ever had. We waited almost an hour after ordering for our food to arrive. The steak was burnt beyond eating, charred completely black on the bottom. My daughter said the lasagna was OK, but Olive Garden would have... More

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cu-later67
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97 reviews 97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I have never had Italian this good! I'm old enough to know good Italian(over 65). The spinach salad with goat cheese is indescribable. DO NOT miss there signature cheese pasta(your server will advise you). The shrimp dish with red pepper flakes and olive oil was also very good. Wonderful atmosphere, quiet and dimly lit. Server was well versed in the... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Having lived in Little Rock for years, I had nearly decided outside of maybe the Capitol Hotel, there's really no truly excellent restaurants in town. There's plenty of good little cafe-like places to eat -- Sushi Cafe, Cafe Bosa Nova, etc. -- but no really good sit-down multi-course restaurants. The location is not at all high-end, but they make up... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Saw this place on trip advisor. Nice decor. Good service. The tomato soup was great as a beginning. Ordered the shrimp diablo and my wife ordered the tortellini. Ok we have finished and I will say the food was great. Recommend. We had soup, 2 entrees, 1 desert for around 75$ FYI.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We were in town for a business, had amazing meal. Salads were amazing. Split lasagna, cannelloni and famous mushroom pasta. Each of them were delicious. Not cheap but good value for a special meal. Amazing service. Love this place.

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