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Vescio's Originale

In 1956, Frank T. Vescio and his wife, Charlotte, founded Vescio"s Originale in Dinkytown on the U of M campus. Frank, a second generation Italian from the southern Calabria region in Italy, spent many years with his mother, Teresa, (Liz) Vescio, cooking and creating in the kitchen. The Vescio's love of family, authentic Italian cooking and tradition is still with us today as third, fourth and fifth generations of Vescios are carrying on the dreams and values of Frank T. Vescio.

We hope you enjoy with gusto our family recipes for Italian sausage, meatballs, braciole, sauces, dressings and pastas. We hand prepare our dishes which contain the freshest ingredients.

Vescio's Originale features homemade Italian dishes in a casual atmosphere. Our full menu is available for take-out as well as personalized catering services. Reservations are accepted.

Treasure your family, honor your heritage and savor your meal.
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71 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
(71 Reviews)
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Rating Breakdown 71 reviews
5 stars
(29)
4 stars
(29)
3 stars
(11)
2 stars
(2)
1 star
(0)
Food 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Service 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Ambiance 
3.5 / 5
(Very Good) 3.5 / 5
Noise Level
1.9 / 3
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • neighborhood gem(38)
  • good for groups(24)
  • kid-friendly(22)
  • great for lunch(20)
  • special occasion(12)
  • fit for foodies(10)
Vescio's Originale Reviews List
Review 1 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/29/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2016
Special Features: hot spot
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Review 2 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/15/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/15/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/15/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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Review 3 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 4/01/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/01/2016
 2016
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/01/2016
 2016
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 4 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/02/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 5 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/02/2016
 2007
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2007
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Review 6 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2013
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Review 7 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/23/2016
 2006
Dined on 3/23/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 3/23/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 8 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/09/2016
 2011
Dined on 3/09/2016
 2011
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 3/09/2016
 2011
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Review 9 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/03/2016
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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Review 10 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/24/2016
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 11 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 2/12/2016
 2011
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Review 12 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/16/2016
 2006
Dined on 2/16/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/16/2016
 2006
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion
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Review 13 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 14 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 15 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

A good experience

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Dined on 2/14/2016
 2014
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"We went there for Valentine's Day. We had a very good meal, our waitress was very helpful, and we had a good experience. The atmosphere was very nice. We would definately go there again. Thank you."
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 16 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/14/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2016
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 17 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 2/14/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2016
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2016
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Review 18 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

very much enjoyed our Valentine's day dinner

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Dined on 2/14/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Every one is very pleasant great service and great food"
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2016
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 19 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 2/13/2016
 2014
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2014
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2014
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 20 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2012
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Review 21 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Food was Great. Service was great. we plan to visit again."
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 22 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"The location is very central to U of M campus and events. Food is fine, everything is quite okay."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
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Review 23 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 24 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/02/2016
 2005
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 25 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Wonderful! !

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"As always wonderful food and services. We have been going to this lovely place for 40 plus yrs."
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 26 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2005
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Review 27 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/01/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2016
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2016
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Review 28 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/27/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/27/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/27/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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Review 29 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 30 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 11/19/2015
 2008
Dined on 11/19/2015
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/19/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 31 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Just what we were looking for before a game.

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/31/2015
 2014
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 32 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great old style italian food.. very friendly staff

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Dined on 10/31/2015
 2013
Dined on 10/31/2015
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Dined on 10/31/2015
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Review 33 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/31/2015
 2006
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Review 34 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Italian food close to the Univ of MN (Dinkytown)

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Made a reservation using the open table app. Very easy and got seated within 10 minutes of arriving. Place was full but our server was very attentive and pleasant. Food came pretty quickly. The only thing our server forgot was to come back and get our drink order. Overall a good experience."
Dined on 10/17/2015
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 35 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2006
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 36 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/17/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 37 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Disappoinment in Dinkeytown

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
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Quiet
Quiet
"Had reasonably high hopes that this "institution" would be a great family meal. Party of 6, so not crazy huge group, but 3 of 6 felt that the food was mediocre. Service was "nice", but not special. Good spot for college kids that may have never been to Chicago or NYC."
Dined on 10/16/2015
 2003
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Review 38 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/14/2015
 2008
Dined on 10/14/2015
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Classic college Italian/Pizza hangout place with good food. Not good for business meetings as ambiance is on the basic side with institutional looking booths and seating."
Dined on 10/14/2015
 2008
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Review 39 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 10/10/2015
 2008
Dined on 10/10/2015
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/10/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, kid-friendly
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Review 40 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great food at a very reasonable price

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"It is easy to understand why this restaurant has been in business as long as it has near the University of Minnesota campus. The food is excellent, and very reasonably priced. Great place for pre-marathon carb loading."
Dined on 10/03/2015
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 41 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Third times the charm!

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Dined on 10/03/2015
 2012
Dined on 10/03/2015
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This is my third time eating here. Great food and service! This is our go to pre marathon dinner place. Excellent again!"
Dined on 10/03/2015
 2012
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Review 42 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 9/12/2015
 2015
Dined on 9/12/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 9/12/2015
 2015
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Review 43 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food was great but...

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Dined on 8/15/2015
 2015
Dined on 8/15/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The service was disappointing. We finally had to flag someone down to find The waitress assigned to our table. No apology or explanation for the long delay"
Dined on 8/15/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 44 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 8/01/2015
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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Review 45 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 7/18/2015
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 46 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Loved it

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"My girlfriend and I went here for a half anniversary and it was great. We had such a nice time. They took care of everything and kept the bread coming. Frank Vescio should be proud of this family business"
Dined on 7/01/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 47 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Secluded Sanctuary

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Dined on 6/27/2015
 2015
Dined on 6/27/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Vescio's (DInkytown) has two rooms. If you walk in the door there's a simple dining area like you'd see at fast food. But if you make reservations like I did they can bring you to their more secluded back area with white linens.
Food: VERY buttery (risky for the weak-stomached) but I didn't want to stop eating -- EXCELLENT
We had cherry cheesecake dessert - worth it
Service: helpful and unobtrusive. We arrived as the only couple and were greeted well and given helpful recommendations
Decor: we went at 5, and it was very quiet. It's not the fanciest of locations from the outside, but a back table is a welcome escape"
Dined on 6/27/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 48 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Good food and nastagiic

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Good food...not a lot of updates. A throwback to my days at the U in the early 80s."
Dined on 6/19/2015
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 49 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 6/06/2015
 2010
Dined on 6/06/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/06/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 50 for Vescio's Originale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 6/03/2015
 2011
Dined on 6/03/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/03/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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