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1610 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
+1 512-441-6100
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (57 reviews)
“cioppino” (9 reviews)
“prosciutto” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1610 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't make it to Rome this year for our anniversary so we visited Vespaio in hopes of having a similar experience. We were NOT disappointed. Although they do not take reservations on the weekends, we were able to be seated right away. We had...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two dinners here on a recent trip to Austin. The service is top notch professional, they have a great wine list and everything we had to eat was very good... Pasta, starters with proscuitto, fish. If there are no tables available, sit up...More

Thank gatopaja
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have dined here a dozen times. Finally getting around to penning a well-deserved 5-Star Review. Customers are usually greeted and seated by the owner/manager. A waiter or waitress appears almost instantly — armed with knowledgeable recommendations about the night’s specials or the regular excellent stand-bys...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vespaio has an amazing atmosphere and excellent customer service. If you have a larger party, their wine room is beautiful and welcoming. For smaller parties, you'll be able to sit within view of the fire pizza oven and part of the kitchen. They treated my...More

Thank austintg
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Walked into the restaurant and saw case with variety of olives and other delicious looking items. Five of us went there for dinner and we were happy we did. Quantities were large, food was awesome, and service was spot on. I'd highly recommend this if...More

Thank Joel4460933
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

The wood fired pizze was amazing. My fiancé and I ate here the night before his Ironman triathlon and we loved it. He got a spaghetti dish and I got the pizza but we shared. The calamari was lit and we had the small Italian...More

Thank Kandi W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

So good we ate here three times in a week. Service always top drawer, attentive owner on site and amazing food. Roasted oysters and mussels are first rate. I have never seen anything like the lasagna which is made in huge individual portions not cut...More

Thank klondikemike99
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We arrived for a late dinner about 8:30 pm. They seated us promptly. Excellent staff. Very knowledgeable and helpful. The only complaint is the low lighting in the restaurant made it hard to read the menu. No worries though the waitress was happy to answer...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

My wife and I have eaten here on many occasions and it is one our favorites in Austin as the waiters are always exceptional and the food is classic. Small and noisy, but like the restaurants in Italy, well worth it, a very good dining...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Service was good but the food was just ok, and I LOVE italian cuisine, so I'm easy to please. Agree with a reviewer that says calamari was dry and meh... Wine list by the glass offered many excellent options, more and better than most restaurants....More

Thank Kayuga
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29 February 2016|
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Response from Lynnmaui | Reviewed this property |
They definitely don't serve breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-441-6100
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