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Vesuvio Restaurant

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1401 Park Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-6668
+1 401-942-8060
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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New Rochelle, New York
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232 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Not very busy on the Saturday after Thanksgiving so we could take our time and talk and have fun. Lori was our waitress and she got everything right even suggesting we spilt our plate in the kitchen. The portions were very big. I took half of my half plate of chicken volcanello home and made another meal of it. Most... More 

Thank mjm814
East Providence, Rhode Island
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47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

A friend and I went here this past Tuesday. This restaurant compared to other Italian cuisines, ranks very well with the prices, very reasonable They start you off with a fresh hot loaf of bread, the best I've had at a restaurant. As for the appetizers we had squash flower fried lightly, and stuffed mushrooms with sausage. The stuffed mushrooms... More 

Thank Manny F
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I was introduced to Vesuvio a year ago by a good friend and have dined there at least 10 times since. I've always been happy with it. In fact, I've told several friends about it. After tonight, not only will I never go back there, but I am going to make it my mission to call every one of my... More 

Thank Jeff C
Cranston, Rhode Island
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Sauce is one of the best I've tasted in a restaurant. Eggplant parm was sliced thin and stacked high. Pasta was cooked to perfection and their own honey, lime dressing on salad was great. Waitresses were efficient and Loriwas very accomodating! Will be back!

Thank j0annes719
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We were out to celebrate a retirement lunch party with friends, and it was a tuesday where many restaurants are not open till 4pm. We went to Vesuvios having never been there before and were pleasantly surprised. Their pasta sauce is excellent and we were treated to the delicacy of fried squash flowers in season as an appetizer that you... More 

Thank SandyJJJ
Bristol, Rhode Island
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I've passed by Vesuvio's dozens of times without stopping in so I decided to change that. When you enter you'll find the space nice and open with a bar area on your right. I was by myself and they apparently seat singles in the bar if at all possible. That was okay. My server was quick with water and a... More 

Thank Michael O
Cranston, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Sunday afternoon at 1:40. Writing on door states that they open at 1. TWO...OPEN signs illuminated. After getting two children and three adults out of the car at the front of the restaurant we were greeted at the curb by a restaurant employee who advised us they don't open until 2. Really? For 20 minutes? When asked about the signs... More 

Thank 10Lori
Cranston, Rhode Island
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481 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Went here last night for dinner, have been here a few other times and not much has changed. The service was slow, the food routine Italian and the prices fair for what was served. Probably won't be back for awhile, if at all.

1 Thank m1006
Westport, Ma
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141 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Came here as our favorite was not open. Second time here. Service very slow and good not that good. Disappointed for sure. Won't be back.

1 Thank keetlady
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

The wait staff is very attentive. The food is very good and they have a large selection on the menu.

Thank dianebucci

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Park Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-6668
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: +1 401-942-8060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?