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Vesta Trattoria and Wine Bar

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21-02 30th Ave., Queens, NY 11102 40.769622 -73.927766
at 21st St.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-545-5550 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
  • Price Range: $$

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Mon-Thu, 5pm-10pm; Fri, 5pm-11pm; Sat, 11am-3pm and 4pm-11pm; Sun, 11am-3pm and 4pm-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

N, Q at 30th Ave.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Great Desserts
  • Romantic
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering


  • Beer and Wine Only



Delivery Area

31st St. to Vernon Blvd., Broadway to 24th Ave.


Nestled comfortably among Astoria’s semi-attached brick houses, Vesta Trattoria & Wine Bar is just past the deafening screeches of the 30th Avenue subway and just in sight of the lights of Roosevelt Island high-rises. Despite the restaurant’s out-of-the-way address, the tightly packed row of wooden two-seaters and plush red bar stools here are completely filled on any given evening. Before, during, and after the dinner rush, the atmosphere is always mellow—lighting flickers calmly from candles and wall sconces, and dulcet instrumental tones hum in the background. The menu alternates between simple and slightly less traditional Italian fare, all employing fresh ingredients from the local Greenmarket. Classic lasagna comes in a casserole dish, crusty on top yet bubbling in the middle, while a crisp, flavorful flatbread is strewn with duck, goat cheese, and wild mushrooms. Be sure to save room for the Baby Jesus Cake: warm and topped with a crunchy caramel film, this take on transubstantiation is way more appetizing than the wafer.

Recommended Dishes

Lasagna, $17; Baby Jesus Cake, $7

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