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Cafe Vesuvius

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18 Bessom St, Marblehead, MA 01945-2329
+1 781-639-8120
10:30 - 22:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family really likes the pizzas and sandwiches here and I love that they have gluten free dough and make the mixed vegetable pizza with no cheese so it's vegan. They are very pricey though.

Thank heidilf2017
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Not many places around the country make pizza as good as I used to eat back home in Brooklyn, but this pleasant little shop does. Two slices of plain cheese and I'm a happy man.

1 Thank stephenephelpsjr
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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262 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This has been one of our go to neighbor hood pizza places for years, however, we can't keep hoping it will be better next time! I was disappointed when again they forgot the Syrian bread with our salads. When I called to question it, the employee said "oh we ran out of it" well tell me that when I order!... More 

Thank stephanie m
Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I love the creative sandwiches named after Gods! We all leave happy and ingredients are so darn tasty. One sandwich is often shared, or better still, two and we share half of each!

Thank Margi F
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Pizza is decent, as well as other dishes. I have eaten here a few times. To be honest not too memorable. I do not have the urge or want to eat there too often.

Thank Roberta L
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Pizza is almost as good a Italy! Now there are two locations both in good locations-downtown Marblehead and in Vinnin Square Salem/Swampscott. Plenty of parking for both. We usually take out, but have eaten in at both restaurants. Salem/Swampscott has a lot more seating.

Thank WendySW2013
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Typically, If you don't know what you want, you give Vesuvius a try. They have many unique combo's on there pizza's. They surely won't disappoint

Thank traveler19562015
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We have tried every pizza venue in town, and this seems consistently to be the best. A bit higher than the others but the quality is worth it. They also have excellent sandwiches.

Thank Robert D
Boston, Massachusetts
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101 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The sandwiches are all great. The pizzas and salads are also great. The prices are a little high but the quality makes it worth it.

Thank BostonTricky
Salem, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

If you are looking for gourmet pizza, please be sure to bring a full wallet. The pizza is well made, but is 40% more expensive than the other local pizza joints

Thank hound_dog_computers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Bessom St, Marblehead, MA 01945-2329
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: +1 781-639-8120

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?