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Trattoria Il Vesuvio

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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vine ripened tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil, dressed with extra virgin olive oil
Calamari Fritti
calamari breaded and deep-fried with fresh lemon and marinara sauce
Ampepata E Cozze
steamed mussels with white wine, garlic, italian parsley and cracked black pepper
Melenzane Alla Griglia
grilled sliced eggplant, marinated in garlic, mint, parsley, red wine vinegar and extra virgin olive oil
Bruschetta Con Pomodoro
grilled toasted bread topped with cherry tomatoes, garlic, oregano, basil and olive oil
Zuppa Del Giorno
soup of the day
Mista Di Campo
mixed field greens with cherry tomatoes and red onions tossed with red wine vinegar and olive oil
Mista Di Campo Con Formaggio
mixed field greens tossed with our basil dressing, topped with cherry tomatoes, red onions and ricotta salata
Mista Di Campo All Aceto Balsamico
mixed field greens tossed with balsamic vinaigrette of virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and shallots, topped with cherry tomatoes and red onions
risotto or vegetable of the day
Gamberi All Amalfitana
shrimp sauteed in our hot spicy tomato sauce, olive oil, garlic, basil, and capers, served with linguini
Fra Diavolo
imported baby clams from new zealand and mussels sauteed in olive oil, garlic, oregano, basil and dried hot pepper in our red wine tomato sauce tossed with linguini
Linguini Con Vongole
baby clams imported from new zealand sauteed in virgin olive oil, garlic, white wine and parsley, served over linguini
Without Chicken $16.99
Linguini Alfredo Con Pollo
imported linguini and chicken tossed in our creamy alfredo sauce
Linguini Alla Puttanesca
imported linguini in our sauce with kalamata olives, capers, basil, anchovies, tomatoes and garlic
Ravioli Con Marinara
homemade cheese ravioli in our rich marinara sauce
Penne All Arrabbiata
penne in our sauce with tomato, basil, garlic, hot red pepper and olive oil
Melenzane Alla Parmiggiana
eggplant breaded sauteed in olive oil, topped with mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce
Lasagna Di Verdura
homemade pasta layered with eggplant, sweet red onions, braised spinach, cheeses and marinara sauce baked in oven
Secondi Speciali Are Served With Your Choice Of One Of The Following: Pasta Marinara, Potato, Or Polenta
Frutti Di Mare (seafood Mix)
large shrimp, scallops, new zealand baby dams, prince edward island mussels and salmon, baked in a light tomato sauce with pinot grigio wine and garlic
Salmone And Gamberi Al Forno (baked Salmon And Shrimp)
shrimp and salmon baked in oven with sun-dried tomatoes basil butter sauce
Pollo Alla Parmiggiana
chicken breaded sauteed in olive oil, topped with mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce -
Pollo Piccata (chicken Piccata)
sauteed chicken breast in olive oil, garlic and capers, finished with a white wine lemon butter sauce
Pollo Marsala (chicken Marsala)
sauteed chicken breast with a portobella mushroom mix, finished with a marsala wine veal sauce
Pollo Saltimbocca
sauteed chicken breast stuffed with prosciutto and provolone cheese, finished with a shallot white wine butter sauce
Bistecca Al Funghi (sirloin Steak)
12 oz. grilled sirloin steak, served with mushrooms, finished in marsala wine veal sauce
Arrosto Di Vitello
roasted breast of veal stuffed with prosciutto and spinach, finished with a red wine veal sauce
Vitello Alla Mancini
tender medallions of veal sauteed with a portobella mushroom mix, roasted red peppers, shallots, finished with a marsala wine veal sauce
Vitello Alla Parmiggiana
veal breaded and sauteed in olive oil, topped with mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce
Sorbetto Di Limon
italian lemon scooped out and refilled with sorbetto made from the same fruit
Sorbetto Di Mandarino
italian tangerine scooped out and refilled with sotbetto made from the same fruit
confectionary cake composed of 3 choux filled with vanilla flavoured chantily cream and all covered with chocolate
the classic tartufo semifreddo, with a zabbaglione ice cream centre covered by a gianduia semifreddo with crushed pralinated hazel nuts and cococa powder
the classic tartufo semifreddo, with a zabaglion ice cream centre covered by a gianduia semifreddo with crushed pralinated hazel nuts and cocaoa powder
Tartufo Al Caffe
the classic tartufo semifreddo, with a coffee ice cream centre, covered by a cappuccino semifreddo with crushed pralinated hazal nuts
Tartufo Al Limoncello
frersh lemon galato with a limoncello(lemon liquor) cream center covered with meringue sprinkles
treditional cannoli shell fillled with ricotta and chocolate chip filling
Mousse Al Cioccolato
confectionery cake composed of a delicate chocolate mousse on a cocoa spong basel all covered with a thin coating of bitter chocolate
Piramide Al Caramello
pyramid-shaped bitter chocolate mousse with a molten caramel center, all dusted, with cococa powder
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I frequent Trattoria il Vesuvio frequently, and always have a great dining experience. The owner/chef makes the most delicious Italian food - we never tire of it! The varied menu, the atmosphere, the friendly waitstaff - all are top-notch. They have a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gabbygirl13
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Went here because we had a gift certificate from the hotel we stayed at. So happy we did. Best alfredo sauce we ever had!! Sat out on the patio which was really nice and romantic.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Live 125 miles away but visit the area a few times a year. Every thing is done right right down to the Italian background music. Good size portions of delicious food. Excellent service as well. My only complaint is that the hour are not posted...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Resort43548
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We were able to get a table for two by just walking in on a Sunday evening, much to our delight. The other guests seemed to be parties of adults, neatly dressed. This is a real restaurant, not just a place for a pizza. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carol K
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We went here for dinner last night thinking finally good Italian!! The waitress was not friendly, did not come back to check on us. The portions are so small that it is ridiculous and asking for grated cheese they didn’t even want to put any...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jos3girls
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Located just inside Lenox on the Rt 7 road to Pittsfield, this is a small quaint Italian restaurant. The staff is very courteous and the service is good. We have eaten here every year on our annual Berkshire vacation and the food has been consistently...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped here before an evening at Tanglewood. Food was good and portions were large. Loved the light balsamic dressing on a decent size salad. Service was fine other than our server forgot to box up our leftovers. The young man handling the water was particularly...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Dorothy040205
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Although I do agree with other reviewers about the size of the salad, we did enjoy our meals at the restaurant in a recent visit to the Berkshires. If you are going to Tanglewood, this is a restaurant the offers great service and great food...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank pamelap994
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Just ended a lovely evening at Trattoria il Vesuvio. Started with some pretty amazing expresso martinis and the grilled eggplant appetizer both exceptional Bread made daily on site is delish The veal picatta could not have been better. Melt in your mouth delish. Hubby had...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank sroma1
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I love this place. The food is always amazing and my family and I have tried everything. Never a disappointment. My favorite meal is the Ossa Bucca. So delish. The atmosphere is always warm and inviting and the wait staff is very friendly and accommodating....More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Yes! We have been taking my son there since he was an infant. Held his baptism party there and it’s his favorite place to have macaroni and dessert.
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