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Vespa Restaurant - CLOSED

1625 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10028-4461
+1 212-472-2050
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Dec 18, 2015
“Very NIce Place with a lovely Garden to dine outside in Warmer Weather”
Apr 30, 2015
“Cozy, Friendly and Delicious”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1625 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10028-4461
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

We loved our visits to Vespa while in NYC. The service was fantastic on both occasions! We were chasing a hearty meal and the lamb chops fit the bill just perfectly - delicious! The strawberry tiramisu was AMAZING!

Thank VicL84
Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were able to eat outside since the weather was good. Our meals were excellent and we had good service. I had the gnocchi, my favorite, and I enjoyed it very much. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank nreigle
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Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

My third visit to Vespa will be my last. We like to eat in the garden but this night after only a few bites of our meal i watched a rather large mouse run along the bench my friend was seated on and continue behind...More

Thank bdweiss
Reviewed June 17, 2014

We ate out on the lovely terrrace. Firstly, the staff was extremely accommodating about seating 12 of us. The Drink called the Margarita Diavolo was awesome. Food was tasty. Service was superb.

Thank Gringuita19
Reviewed January 31, 2014

My daughter and I enjoyed a late night dinner, the service was extremely personable, and the food was excellent. I loved the fact that the owner sources all of the foods, and strives for quality and freshness. The homemade pasta with scallops and truffles was...More

1  Thank MagNoodles
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Recommended by a friend who lives in the area - the meal was great. Grilled calamari were tender and the mussels in wine were tasty. I has ossobucco (specialty) - very tender. Orrecchiette with sausage and broccoli rabe was great. For desert - the cannolis...More

1  Thank Tom_B_NJ
Reviewed January 1, 2014

A great Upper East side place for authentic Italian food. My server was from northern Italy - a place that is near to my heart. I needed a quick evening meal and dined on an excellent risotto. I found this place in September 2010 and...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed October 30, 2013

Friends reserved the entire restaurant for an intimate Wedding Reception ... the owner and rest of the staff were extremely accomodating and friendly to our group. Food was outstanding as welll ... definitely a Do Over in the works! :)

Reviewed October 24, 2013

...but they're excellent. They have a bunch of their own signature drinks, and one is as delicious as the next. They also have a great outdoor area in the back for you to enjoy your beverage in.

1  Thank diperi23
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Excellent Italian restaurant with great service. Sat in the outdoor garden. Beef Carpaccio and homemade lasagna outstanding.

2  Thank Richard S
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easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
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Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1625 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10028-4461
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-472-2050
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