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Vesuvio Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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Calamari Fritti
Fried calamari served w/ a hot or sweet marinara
Clams Cassino
Fresh clams stuffed w/ finely chopped scallions, fresh roasted peppers, bacon & garlic enhanced butter
Polenta & Sausage
Topped w/ house tomato sauce & melted fontina cheese, suggested spicy
Homemade Mozzarella
Tomato, anchovies, roasted peppers & fresh basil
Stuffed Shrimp w/ Crabmeat
Wrapped w/ prosciutto. Served w/ grilled apple, butternut squash, roasted peppers & topped w/ truffle oil & frangelico sauce
Baked Lil'neck Clams
Topped w/ bread crumbs, garlic, oregano & italian seasoning. Served whole
Eggplant Stack
Layers of breaded eggplant & homemade fresh mozarella & parmigiano cheeses topped w/ marinara, fresh basil & capers
Fresh Mussels
Any style
Soup of the day
Caesar Salad for One
Romaine lettuce, croutons, parmigiano cheese & original homemade anchovy dressing
Freddo Caldo
Roast garlic, goat cheese over warm spinach salad served w/ apple, whole nuts, parmigiano cheese, warm balsamic vinegar, olive oil & a variety of dried fruits
Sauteed Fresh Escarole & Beans
Served in garlic & oil
Broccili Di Rabe
Sauteed in garlic & herbs
Mountain Top Fine Italian Dining Restaurant Proudly Women Owned Business Serving From 4 Decades Makes You feel Home
$10 - $30
Dinner, Drinks
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Table Service, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the small hamlet of Hensonville NY in the northern parts of the Catskill Mountains right next to the town of Windham and near Hunter NY is Vesuvio. A true gem of the Catskills. Chef Apollo does everything from authentic Italian dishes, whole lobsters, to...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Harsha9700, Owner at Vesuvio Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou we will keep it up to our standards and will continue the same this means a lot to us

Reviewed October 8, 2019

quick easy decision for lunch on the road, great menu great staff. We were traveling and stopped in to eat. It was excellent.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Jean A
Harsha9700, General Manager at Vesuvio Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2019

Thankyou for the amazing review we would love to have you back again at the restaurant

Reviewed September 14, 2019

We came on our B and B owner Chuck's recommendation. Lovely choice of food all beautifully cooked. We came midweek when it was not busy which was great.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Harsha9700, Owner at Vesuvio Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2019

Thankyou for such a great review . We are more than happy that you enjoyed the food .

Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

We dined here on the recommendation of the proprietor of our hotel and we weren’t disappointed! Made to feel very welcome, very personal service from the friendly staff, this place has a great atmosphere. We had been told the Rigatoni with Sunday Gravy was good,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Harsha9700, Owner at Vesuvio Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2019

It’s pleasure and glad you enjoyed the food thank you so much for great review for us it means a lot

Reviewed September 3, 2019

We went to Vesuvio for our annual family get together and had a wonderful dinner thanks to their wonderful chef and waitstaff. This is a lovely restaurant just minutes from Windham, NY that is just perfect. It has fantastic Italian food, interesting specials, and the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Lorna M
Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

We stopped for dinner and the place is in disrepair. Maybe they are the process of rebuilding. The staff was extremely rude and seemed to enjoy making travelers feel unwelcome. Do yourself a favor and skip this joint.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Harsha9700, Owner at Vesuvio Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2019

Thankyou for coming to the restaurant and letting us know what you experienced in my restaurant And I personally apologize for the service. I would like you to come to Restaurant again And would like to offer you a dinner on me please

Reviewed July 27, 2019

We have lived in the area for years, and keep coming back to Vesuvio for the best meals in Greene County. The staff are very good, and Lindsey took really good care of us. The meals are amazing - we are yet to have anything...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Chris A
Reviewed June 3, 2019

I've never been to Vesuvio and was disappointed. Nice atmosphere; great food and I really appreciate that the wait staff doesn't take my plate away just because they think I'm done. lol

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Betsy P
Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

Vesuvio’s has great food, ambience and service. We go for the Friday lobster special, and the Italian offerings are delicious. The salads are fresh and tasty, and if you like blu cheese there is a generous portion on your salad. The bread is fresh and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Accommodated us by phone immediately. Staff was right on cue when we arrived with warm wishes. Pleasant atmosphere. Delicious appetizers and bread. Knowledgeable and pleasant wait staff. Entrees arrived hot in a timely manner. Not overly spiced, but perfectly blended. Not over abundant of food,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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