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Trattoria Il Vesuvio

242 Pittsfield Rd, Lenox, MA 01240-2184
+1 413-637-4904
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“veal” (21 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (5 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
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242 Pittsfield Rd, Lenox, MA 01240-2184
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We ordered three pasta dishes to share. Every one was loaded with salt. Linguini vongole was not even flavorful. Simply salty. My husband ordered a medium steak. It came out tough. The waiter offered to do another. That one came out tough. It was the...More

Thank hisakyuu
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Looked for something different in the Berkshires, and Il Vesuvio provided it for us. enjoyed each dish we had.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Standard quality Italian food, tries to be slightly pretentious but mainly looks forced, not exceptionally good.

Thank CharlieW338
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The food was okay, a bit pricey. The tables too close together for romance. I didn't think it was as special an experience as others wanted us to believe.

Thank ltrachierdaley
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We dined here this past Saturday evening with my parents. The establishment was very busy, but we were seated right away. Our very friendly, attentive and happy waitress came to us right away. We knew we recognized her from a previous restaurant that she used...More

1  Thank Suzy Q
Reviewed 31 July 2017

July 29,2017 is the second trip to this establishment. This time was even worse than the first. On the first trip we waited an interminably long time for our food. The kitchen was allegedly to blame as being" backed up". Our reservation this time was...More

Thank clown2taub
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for years, and getting the same thing, because I love it. This time, however, I was disappointed by a few things. First, I was served stale bread. When I told the waitress, she said that was what was...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is on the way out of Lenox on Rt. 7/20). It's a small, quaint Italian restaurant. The food is ok. My wife had the veal Marsala, which was very tasty. I had a vegetarian lasagna with three cheeses. It came out of the...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Not only are there gluten free options, the shrimp scampi was the tastiest, freshest I have had in my life. The chef performs a labor of love.... the balsamic vinagreta for salad ranks amongst the best I have had, I have had dozens. Treat yourself!!

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Due to pouring rain, we decided to stay near our hotel in Lenox. Trattoria Il Vesuvio was not far. Very cute place. The service was extremely good. I loved the bread - very fresh and soft. Our dinner included salad (or soup); sorry to say,...More

1  Thank SuzieQ044
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Maria R
2 January 2018|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. The night we were there several large families we enjoying dinner. As the evening wore on, the families left and mostly couples remained.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 Pittsfield Rd, Lenox, MA 01240-2184
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lenox
  • Phone Number: +1 413-637-4904
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