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Vespa

1625 Second Ave., New York, NY, 10028
nr. 84th St.
212-472-2050

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5
Food: 6
Service: 6
Décor: 5
"Mixed Reviews"

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Lovely spot!

By BkKitty on 3/3/2012

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

I had dinner here recently and everything was great. Our server was polite and knew a lot about the wine list, and helped us pick a terrific Nebbiolo. We had the octopus salad which was perfectly charred and tender, some of the tasty assiagini, the duck breast and a delicious plate of gnocchi! The ambiance was really nice and there was a list of interesting and creative cocktails that we sampled before we sat down to dinner. I'll definitely be back!

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By alexv on 11/30/2008

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Food: 2
  • Service: 2
  • Décor: 3
  • No, I would not go back!

Had high hopes for this place, but was left wanting. The bar is OK, if a little cramped, but that's where the good stuff ends. The food is terrible, the service is downright rude and the decor in the restaurant brings to mind the corridor of some grotty apartment building. I won't be back.

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