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Vescio's

€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza
406 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2006
+1 612-378-1747
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
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Italian, Pizza
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LOCATION
406 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2006
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Heard the restaurant was closing soon and thought to see what the hype was all about. Bread and butter arrived cold. House salad was average with minimal dressing. Food arrived way too hot to eat, and with little to no seasoning. Portion size was good...More

Thank Lulu-Joseph217
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Vescio's is an old restaurant that has been in business for 50 plus years. The food and service is traditional and reliable and overall good in quality. A good basic staple restaurant serving Italian fare.

Thank SojournMN
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We formerly lived in St Paul and my wife occasionally had lunch here. It is a small restaurant in Dinkytown by the University of Minnesota. When we visit the Twin Cities we try to have lunch here. We also purchase their sauce and sausage so...More

Thank John U
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Nothing fancy, but a friendly place with good Italian staples. Prices are OK and portions decent. Entrees come with bread, but no salad. Good option for a bite to eat in Dinkytown.

Thank lori1019
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Vescio's has survived in the University of Minnesota area because it delivers reliably good food, large portions at modest prices. This is not a gourmet experience, and Vescio's is not fancy. But it is popular. Having eaten here many years ago, I decided to go...More

Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I have visited this place several times per year in the past 20 years. I always get the same thing...the oven baked ravioli. The cheese walnut filled with the red sauce! It comes piping hot cheese covered with a large dollop of ricotta cheese. Sooooo...More

Thank K H
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Vescio's has been a landmark of Dinkytown for over 60 years... and for good reason. They make their food from scratch right in the back of the restaurant. Ravioli, Fettuccine, Pizza Crust, their unique sauces, meatballs, creamy Italian salad dressing...amazing. You won't get anything like...More

1  Thank Johnny L
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a really good Italian American place to eat. This is not some Italian Fusion/Authentic Italian place. It's an old school Italian American restaurant that serves old school Italian American food. This is the kind of Italian food your grandparents/great grandparents ate years ago....More

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is genuine Italian food. The family comes from Italy and brings their family recipes with them. They have a pizza crust second to none. Relatively thin and amazingly crunchy and soft at the same time. (I'm getting hungry again just writing this). They have...More

Thank jack123456589
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The homemade pasta is amazing! We have went here numerous times. The spinach salad was great! It has a family feel to it. They are very nice to kids. If you are craving authentic Italian food, this is the place to go!

Thank Lisa S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2006
    (Fourth Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are in the Dinkytown area within on block of our restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-378-1747
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