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Trattoria Il Vesuvio

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$$ - $$$
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242 Pittsfield Rd, Lenox, MA 01240-2184
+1 413-637-4904
16:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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Lenox, Massachusetts
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309 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

If I could give half stars Vesuvio would have 3.5 The big positive is that the main courses and most apps are typically excellent. The chicken saltimbocca and the veal piccata were especially delicious. Tender with great sauces that compliment the dish. The downsides are the service (hit and miss) and the side pastas (almost always a miss). On our... More 

Thank C from NY
Teaneck, New Jersey, USA
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with excellent food and service at reasonable prices. Reservations will be needed on busy weekend evenings. Don't miss it!

2 Thank Joe W
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

The food and the service were fantastic. The atmosphere was good. I had veal parmigiano which was to die for but the amount of pasta was small for $25.00 a little more pasta would of been nice.

2 Thank rbenoit15
Hingham, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Large group descended on this place. We had a reservation. They were very accommodating. If you like veal you will love this place. 22 meals were eaten here and not one was bad. We were too full to try dessert. Definitely recommend.

2 Thank nancyjobrien
Hubbardston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We took my mom here to celebrate her upcoming 86th birthday. Our waiter Kellen made us feel comfortable the second he greeted us and was extremely knowledgable about the menu. He was spot on with the red wine he suggested which paired nicely with my entree. The calamari was the perfect appetizer. Plenty for the 3 of us to share... More 

2 Thank LisaTrips15
Albany, New York
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

An old friend and I went here for dinner last night and it was such an enjoyable, relaxing night. We began with drinks (Italian beers-I am not a wine drinker, though the wine menu is extensive). We chose Ancini for an appetizer which was amazing! Light and crisp on the outside, soft and cheesy but not too much so on... More 

Thank MBH68
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here last night. One of the best Italian joints I have ever eaten at. Bread, salad and wine were on point. I had the Veal parmigiano and my wife had lasagna. From presentation to taste, everything was exceptional. Not to mention the service was great, as a younger couple we don't normally get that... More 

1 Thank nickandjill1420
Oneonta, New York
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Enjoyed a delicious meal and attentive service here. My friend and I had a house salad--tasty with fresh ricotta and ground pepper--and then shared the gnocchi entree. It is a beautiful place to enjoy a good meal.

1 Thank JFW731
Albany, New York
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Entrees were perfect and service very attentive. Temperature was uncomfortably warm but otherwise a great dining experience

2 Thank James S
Cape Coral, Florida
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Stopped here on our way to Pittsfield. Love this restaurant. I decided to try the Arrosto Di Vitello which is a breast of veal stuffed with spinach and prosciutto. It was delicious. We all had a veal dish which were wonderful however I must say my dish was the best of the night. I would highly recommend dinners here. It... More 

2 Thank Leonora P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?