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406 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2006
+1 612-378-1747
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible19%
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“ravioli” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
3:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
406 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2006
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Nothing fancy, but a friendly place with good Italian staples. Prices are OK and portions decent. Entrees come with bread, but no salad. Good option for a bite to eat in Dinkytown.

Thank lori1019
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Vescio's has survived in the University of Minnesota area because it delivers reliably good food, large portions at modest prices. This is not a gourmet experience, and Vescio's is not fancy. But it is popular. Having eaten here many years ago, I decided to go...More

Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I have visited this place several times per year in the past 20 years. I always get the same thing...the oven baked ravioli. The cheese walnut filled with the red sauce! It comes piping hot cheese covered with a large dollop of ricotta cheese. Sooooo...More

Thank K H
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Vescio's has been a landmark of Dinkytown for over 60 years... and for good reason. They make their food from scratch right in the back of the restaurant. Ravioli, Fettuccine, Pizza Crust, their unique sauces, meatballs, creamy Italian salad dressing...amazing. You won't get anything like...More

1  Thank Johnny L
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a really good Italian American place to eat. This is not some Italian Fusion/Authentic Italian place. It's an old school Italian American restaurant that serves old school Italian American food. This is the kind of Italian food your grandparents/great grandparents ate years ago....More

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is genuine Italian food. The family comes from Italy and brings their family recipes with them. They have a pizza crust second to none. Relatively thin and amazingly crunchy and soft at the same time. (I'm getting hungry again just writing this). They have...More

Thank jack123456589
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The homemade pasta is amazing! We have went here numerous times. The spinach salad was great! It has a family feel to it. They are very nice to kids. If you are craving authentic Italian food, this is the place to go!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 7 September 2016

5 stars all the way. On rare occasions it can get busy and delay things a bit, but that's just the way it goes. ANYONE who says the food here is average is either lying or a bit naïve about good Italian food.

Thank haug0099
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Wow. What valued for great food. Super casual and comfy. Great Service. Homemade gnocchi with meat sauce to die for. Meatballs best ever and the alas dressing on the Caesar is light with a touch of citrus! Would love to take it home to CA!...More

Thank Irish1986-15
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

I have been coming here ever since I can remember. I make it a tradition to try and come on my birthday every year and it never disappoints! I absolutely love the home town feel and service. The pizza bread is a good starter. I'm...More

Thank Lindsey J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2006
    (Fourth Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are in the Dinkytown area within on block of our restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-378-1747
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