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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%
18 Dec 2015
“Very NIce Place with a lovely Garden to dine outside in Warmer Weather”
30 Apr 2015
“Cozy, Friendly and Delicious”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
1625 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10028-4461
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

The place has some excellent dishes and pay attention to the specials. Try to sit in the garden when the weather is good, it is an excellent experience. They have some wonderful dessert wines availalbe but you must ask them. Some of th epasta dishes...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 1 May 2015

I shared a beautiful dinner with my teenage daughter on a getaway weekend this past weekend. We headed to Vespa for dinner, and couldn't have been happier with the choice. The food and wine were absolutely delicious. I had the branzino and my daughter had...More

1  Thank Michele G
Reviewed 11 November 2014

One of my neighborhood favorites esp. when the back garden is open. Charming surroundings, good service, pleasant atmosphere. Food is good and prices are reasonable.

Thank Bgcglaze
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

AAA. Triple A goes to the: Food, Service and Atmosphere. Fresh and tasty good, personal and professional service and relaxing beautiful garden!!

1  Thank Wilson V
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I was here midweek with the family. We were asked if we would like the garden and were pleasantly surprised at the beautiful seating area. We started with Burrata and Bruschetta. They have a great daily special list. I had the mozzarella Stuffed chicken which...More

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Last Saturday night my wife and 3 friends braved the construction on Second Avenue to eat at a little Italian restaurant named Vespa. It would be easy to miss this restaurant sine outside the restaurant the owners had set up what almost looks like a...More

1  Thank geb15
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I went there with a TravelZoo voucher. We loved the garden seating. The food tasted really good and the staff was friendly. They were slow in getting the food and drinks, but overall a good experience. I probably could go back because of regular menu...More

Thank Tamer A
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

Vespa was recommend to us by the concierge at The Sanctuary Hotel and I'm so glad it was! The staff were fantastic and really took the time to explain the menu and were happy to adapt our meals according to our taste. My husband and...More

Thank Gemma A
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Good food, lots of people. Nice place. Nice part of town, lots of things happend in the evening. Have fun.

Thank Sigmund D
Reviewed 6 July 2014

We have traveled a great deal in Italy, and find Vespa Restaurant to be the best Italian food we've tasted outside Italy! The homemade pasta is sensational, tonight's special pasta being a homemade fettucini with porcini mushrooms, scallops, and a fabulous cream sauce! Each and...More

Thank Christina H
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 40
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-472-2050
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