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Vesuvio Bistro

1315 Breckenridge Dr, Little Rock, AR 72227-4817
+1 501-225-0500
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
1315 Breckenridge Dr, Little Rock, AR 72227-4817
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

We were in Italy/Sicily recently, so we our expectations may have been a little high. The one thing they get right is the slower, European style service. This is a foreign concept to Americans but didn't bother us. The wine list was impressive for Arkansas...More

Thank FankF817
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Vesuvios was recommended by a number of friends so we thought we would give it a try and boy are we glad we did.Ambiance,service and food were all amazing and we will definitely be back for more.

Thank Zoltan L
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Always have had a great meal with fantastic service. The food is great and the service has always been good.

Thank Art B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is the best Italian restaurant in Little Rock. However, it is in desperate need of new menu items. Even some of the specials have been the same for years (literally!). The wine list is fairly good, but is also in need of updating -...More

Thank SrgnFsh
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Vesuvio's is a Little Rock gem that serves the absolute best Italian food in Little Rock. Several times I have reserved a large table for special occasions and received excellent service from start to finish. It is also a place to have a quiet dinner...More

Thank Lindy1973
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

K and I were given a Vesuvio Bistro gift card and decided to dine there tonight. That was a great decision. Easy access off I-30/Rodney Parham with plenty of parking. Vesuvio's has great ambiance with rich warm wood accents, light walls, black ceiling and mood...More

2  Thank Anazeteo
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have eaten at Vesuvio many times and it has been consistently very good. Both the food and the service has been top notch. I've seen some of the low reviews, but my experiences have been far different.

1  Thank George C
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I travel quite a bit and eat out very often. I typically try to eat at local places that I am referred to. I want to be clear and not appear rude... Vesuvio is absolutely horrible!! Honestly some of the worst food I have ever...More

Thank B G
Bill C, Owner at Vesuvio Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your dinner at Vesuvio. I would ask that you reach out to me and give me details as to what you had for dinner. We have been serving homemade Italian food for almost nine years and...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We always eat at Vesuvio Bistro when we come to Little Rock. I love this restaurant. The service is wonderful and the live piano music and atmosphere is very pleasant. I chose the wrong entree the last time we dined there. I do not recommend...More

Thank CCkirk
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We have been satisfied patrons of Vesuvio for years. We loved it when it was in the Burgundy Hotel and have found the quality has not suffered with the move to Breckenridge Drive. The service is friendly and the food excellent. My cannelloni was tasty...More

Thank Ira B
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Helen H
Do you have a room for a private party say of 12-15 people?
13 July 2015|
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Response from CountVarios | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure that your group can be accommodated. They have a large bar area that would take you, or one of the wings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 Breckenridge Dr, Little Rock, AR 72227-4817
    (Market Steet)
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-225-0500
  • E-mail
At this Four-Star Vesuvio Bistro Restaurant, Chef Rosario Patti has left a lagacy of unforgettable fine dining experience that is reminiscent of old-world Italy. Chef Patti brings decades of creativity and culinary prowess to the unique dishes that resonate with authenticity.
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