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Vitello's Trattoria

3316 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-3407
805-496-3333
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Ranked #18 of 178 restaurants in Thousand Oaks
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jan 7, 2014
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English first
Ventura, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We recently visited Vitello's on a recommendation from a friend, and were completely blown away with the timeless ambiance and amazing food! The service was impeccable and the waitstaff made you feel like "part of the family". I can honestly say I have not had Italian food prepared as good as Vitello's in very long time. We are hooked and... More

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Southern California
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240 reviews 240 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The sauce lacks flavor, the pizza is doughy and the pastas are bland. Atmosphere is quaint and the customer service skills are accommodating yet staff could be more energetic. Overall, the reviewer that described this as run of the mill described it perfectly. Reasonably priced, low end wine list, nothing stellar here. I'd return if the pizza hadn't been so... More

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Simi Valley, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We have been coming to this fantastic little gem for a couple of years now, and I figured it was time to give them their well deserved accolades. The food is amazing. If you are looking for real authentic Italian food, then stop looking because we found it here at Vitello's Trattoria. My family and I have had at least... More

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Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The restaurant is small but pleasantly decorated. The menu is quite extensive and the prices are reasonable. Unfortunately, the food is, at best, average. The entrees were not particularly well presented and while not bad, they were rather bland. The service, however, was very attentive and accommodating. Although not a fan of the Olive Garden, I would return there before... More

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california
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We just had a wonderful pre-wedding dinner for out of town family at Vitello's Trattoria. Vince was wonderful to work with, the room easily accommodated 30 people with room for mingling as well. The food was delicious (a special shootout to the Pizzetti di Stefano and Homemade Cannoli!). The staff were attentive and their service and the great private setting... More

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Newbury Park, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

My husband and I decided to try a new restaurant locally. I love Italian food, it's not his favorite. We had the Bruchetta - the bread was a bit over toasted so eating it was difficult. The Eggplant Parmesan was just OK. It appeared that it had been previously frozen and then baked and the marinara was a bit too... More

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

After reading all the reviews on here, I decided to go here for lunch. I had 3 of my kids with me. One had gnocchi, one had pizza and one shared with all of us. I got the eggplant parmesan and a Caesar salad. One of my daughters ordered garlic bread too. So, we covered a lot of dishes. I'm... More

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Ventura, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We drive from Ventura just for Vitello's... it's the best!!! Mary is so nice and always remembers our order, we love her! Everything is good, but the fresh bread, pizettes, pink sauce and tiramisu are fabulous.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

If you like authentic Italian food, Vitello's is a gem in Thousand Oaks! Vince has continued his father's original recipes and is serving them in an intimate yet cozy setting. Cameron was our server and his humor and knowledge of the wine selections made us feel right at home. The selections of wines were perfect for us and the price... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

We like this place a lot. Favorites include chicken parmasean, pesto pizzetta, spaghetti a la carbonara, and calamari. The service is usually friendly and efficient, but our last time there it was terrible. We came in hungary for our 6:30 reservation. The restaurant was not at all full that early in the evening as expected. What was unexpected and really... More

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