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Cafe Vesuvio

1945 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330-5840
+1 919-774-9966
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (24 reviews)
“alfredo sauce” (2 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1945 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330-5840
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Moved to the area over a year ago and was asking some coworkers where the best place there get “real”, non-chain Pizza, was. Both of them suggested Cafe Vesuvio. So glad they did. I ordered a Margherita and a Hawaiian to go. They were both...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in strip plaza, can't see inside, from parking area. GREAT Italian food. Alfredo sauce was great, probably best I have eaten. Place is definite local eating place 3 meals, with salads (house salad had green olives, cucumber and tomato) 2 bottle beers and...More

Thank Jeannie R
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Never had a bad meal here! Nice place to go for great pizza, rotisserie chicken dinner, pasta and sandwiches.Good place to go when everyone in your group wants something different. Excellent service, nice and clean.

Thank Par4margie
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We discovered the lobster ravioli on or last visit and couldn't wait to have more. It is covered in a rich mushroom cream sauce. As we are finishing the last two ravioli we say that we really shouldn't eat it all, but should take some...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We met friends here from Charlotte for what we hoped would be a great Italian dinner and WE WERE NOT DISAPPOINTED!!! The food and portions and pricea were fantastic!!......the rotisserie, hicken in all their chicken dishes is a unique aspect and great!! The atmoshere is...More

Thank Lindsey B
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Want some GOOD Italian food with a great variety of dishes to choose from ?? Then you need to head over to Cafe Vesuvio. Many of our friends of Italian heritage who transplanted here from New York and New Jersey think that this is THE...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This is my family's "GO-TO" place on Sunday. For the past three years, we've averaged eating here twice a month. The food is always excellent. The wait staff are superior. The atmosphere reminds me of the three years I was stationed in Naples, IT. Recommend...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed June 18, 2017

We found this restaurant about a month ago and licked it so we went back when visiting Sanford, NC. It was as good as we found the first time. Good fast service and good food. All dishes were great. We had the Fettucine Alfrado, Chicken...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed May 22, 2017

some good things like their Steak and cheese stromboli Also some like their Pizza or rotissary chicken

Thank karenforan
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Visited with a large group. Veal Parm, Chicken Alfredo and Ravioli were our selections. Heavy sauce on all 3, heavy, and not close to warm. The salad dressing was very "watery" and was a very below average salad, couple of cucumbers, tomato, radish slices, dark...More

Thank rbankerman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1945 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27330-5840
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 919-774-9966
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