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Vetro by Russo's on the Bay

16449 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414-3743
+1 718-843-8387
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“sunday sauce” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
16449 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414-3743
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As much as I wanted to like this place, I cannot recommend it. I had dinner here with a friend and I was disappointed by all the food. I started with the cavatelli, which were undercooked and the sauce was very bland with no salt...More

Thank Edward D
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Decided to try out the food during Resteraunt week at Vetros, it is located in a beautiful building and the interior richly appointed, so we were expecting a delicious meal. The staff only consisted of a hostess, two waiters, a busboy and a bartender. The...More

1  Thank Jo S
Reviewed 18 June 2018

My family and I came for Father's Day. Haven't given a 5 star review in some time but Vetro Restaurant certainly left a GREAT impression!” This beautiful restaurant is upscale fine dining; with the best ambiance view of the water of Jamaica Bay. From the...More

Thank yvetteramos41
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Took my family for Palm Sunday dinner and they were super excited because neither of them had ever visited this establishment. The place is very chic and the service is phenomenal. We began our gastronomic journey with a variety of thirst quenching perfectly prepared “Rita’s”....More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Where do I start? Valentines Day 2018: Food: ***** Service:***** Value:***** The staff at Vetro is extremely accommodating, and will do everything they can to make every customer feel special.We were a party of 6, that would not have been possible without the Over the...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 20 January 2018

I am a celiac who must eat gluten free, not as a fad but as a life style since 1986. I ordered a pasta dish that I was told was gluten free. The waiter rushed over several minutes after it was served and told me...More

2  Thank Jay M
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Vetro. I had heard wonderful things about their lounge from young singles, and several friends had been to social functions there as well. I was there for brunch as part of a group of ten girlfriends celebrating the birthdays...More

2  Thank Hilarie G
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Meal was very disappointing, had a few bites, did not finish. The only good part was the appetizer, penne vodka. Even the cake was a flop, make better box mixes at home. Staff was cordial but not friendly.

2  Thank LolasMom07
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Vetro's has won more Stars over the last few years, the Food the service the view the rooftop is one of the best that anyone would want to come visit.There Wine cellar is one of the best anywhere

Thank Zaiahummer293
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A great place to take family/friends for a birthday bash. On 10/1 it seemed every table had the roman candle bought to their table. Food was good and the wine was excellent. There were so many servers that bought each course to the table it...More

Thank hotimeray
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BarbaraP3116
3 February 2018|
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Response from Hilarie G | Reviewed this property |
I have only been there once for a birthday brunch. It was not great. The food was overly salty. I couldn’t eat it. Thanks Sorry about the vegan problem.
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andrea n
25 April 2017|
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Response from shasta2088 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but there's usually Parking on the street nearby too
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Erin F
4 December 2016|
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Response from Roxanne E | Reviewed this property |
I felt the same way... with Russo it honestly depends on the occasion. If it a simple girls or guys night out you can wear jean and a button up... for the ladies you know how we can get. I saw a guy wearing shorts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16449 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414-3743
    (165th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Take the A train to Rockaway Blvd. Transfer is available to the Q41 bus, heading south on Crossbay Blvd to 164th Avenue stop.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Howard Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 718-843-8387
  • E-mail
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