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Vespa Cibobuono - NY

Under New Management!!! Renovated space, renovated menu..

Vespa Cibobuono - NY serves a regional detailed Italian cuisine farm to table, combined with a new exciting recipes, and imported Italian specialities. Also a Wine bar and speciality cocktails in a remodeled funky-casual setting with a charming outdoor garden.
33 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
(33 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 33 reviews
5 stars
(14)
4 stars
(8)
3 stars
(8)
2 stars
(3)
1 star
(0)
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Ambiance 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
Noise Level
2.6 / 3
Energetic
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • neighborhood gem(21)
  • great for outdoor dining(13)
  • fit for foodies(9)
  • good for groups(9)
  • romantic(8)
  • notable wine list(6)
Vespa Cibobuono - NY Reviews List
Review 1 for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 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
Dined on 9/20/2014
 2014
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Review 2 for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dependably Delicious

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/15/2015
 2008
Dined on 5/15/2015
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"One of our favorite places on the UES. Amazing food/service and a great back yard dining area for the Spring/Summer/Fall."
Dined on 5/15/2015
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for outdoor dining
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Review 3 for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 5/10/2015
 2014
Dined on 5/10/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 5/10/2015
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 4 for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 5/09/2015
 2014
Dined on 5/09/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 5/09/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 5 for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
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 4/19/2015
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

I won't be back again!!!

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/20/2014
 2014
Dined on 7/20/2014
 2014
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"we order today's special. but It wasn't special at all.
I'm wondering how other foods are even though they don't know how to cook pasta noodle perfectly. uncooked pasta and frozen inside meatballs. so disappointed. prices are unreasonably high based on quality of food they provided . I won't be back again!!!
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Dined on 7/20/2014
 2014
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Review 7 for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/24/2015
 2004
Dined on 1/24/2015
 2004
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Got a last minute reservation, and introduced friends to what has been one of our "go to" restaurants for more than ten years. A disappointingly "meh" experience. Fish special was dry, a bowl of pasta had a pool of fat in the bottom, and wait staff, while friendly when they were there, weren't there much. Sigh."
Dined on 1/24/2015
 2004
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Review 8 for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Favorite Restaurant on UES

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"The best Bolognese sauce I have ever tasted. The owner Alessandro uses his moms recipe from Italy which is outstanding. I love this place. Spent New Years Eve here with some family and we all felt like we were dining with family just from being in his company and Wilson too! They never disappoint!"
Dined on 12/31/2014
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 9 for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Wonderful wait staff, sadly poor food preparation

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"This is a place you want to like. The wait staff were really outstanding; attentive, warm, wanting to please. Unfortunately the food was just plain lousy. It all was pretty tasteless, hard to imagine black squid linguini tasteless, but it was. Although the food came out quickly, it was barely warm, certainly not hot enough. The red snapper was cooked in an old Italian style, but again not much flavor. The apple pie was acceptable and the apples were fresh, more like a tart. It probably was the best thing we had.
The owner of this restaurant clearly knows how to run a well functioning business. He or she just needs to step up the kitchen and they would have a winner."
Dined on 12/06/2014
 2010
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Review 10 for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Enjoyed a special birthday at Vespaq Cibobuono. Friendly service with excellent suggestions."
Dined on 11/30/2014
 2003
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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Ratings-Only Reviews for Vespa Cibobuono - NY
Based on the average of (23) ratings-only reviews
Overall 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
17 out of 18 recommend this product
Food 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Service 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Ambiance 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Noise Level
2.6 / 3
Energetic