Vesta Trattoria & Wine Bar

2102 30th Ave (at 21st St), Astoria, NY 11102, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 5:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
    • 4:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
    • 4:00 PM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.2/10

Based on 127 votes

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  • hangover pizza
  • baby jesus cake
  • wine
  • lasagna
  • brooklyn grange
  • brunch food
  • mussels
  • great value
  • romantic
  • local produce
  • cavatappi
  • Italian food
  • tasting menu
  • hidden gem
  • local organic ingredients
  • rustic
  • rooftop
  • cozy
  • meatballs
  • pancakes
  • nymag

    Through October, this wine bar holds a pop-up farm stand selling local produce from LIC rooftop farm Brooklyn Grange, including spinach, basil, lettuce, rainbow Swiss chard, and herbs. Read more

    nymag · August 4, 2010
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  • Lori P.

    Currently my favorite spot in the neighborhood. Fantastic food, wine and service. Yum.

    Lori P · April 13, 2009
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  • amNewYork

    Inspired by Italy and the local greenmarket, here, the emphasis is entirely on local: the produce comes from the Brooklyn Grange, and the walls are a gallery for local artists. Come for the wine tap.

    amNewYork · October 3, 2011
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  • Sean H.

    I go here 17 times a week for a reason. Astoria's best restaurant!!

    Sean Holmes · October 10, 2010
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  • jesse r.

    Go to Vesta. Order the Baby Jesus cake -- super sweet and moist, with unsweetened whipped cream to calm your taste buds. Die happy. Really, it gets no better than this.

    jesse richman · March 22, 2009
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  • Jaunted

    Everyone isn't kidding about the Baby Jesus cake. It looks like nothing, tastes like everything. We think the secret is dates. ;)

    Jaunted · January 17, 2011
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  • jesse r.

    Go to Vesta for Sunday brunch after drinking one too many. Order the hangover pizza -- spicy tomato sauce, eggs, and breakfast meats on a perfectly thin crust. Feel better!

    jesse richman · March 22, 2009
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  • Jenny A.

    Say yes to cavatappi!

    Jenny Altman · March 6, 2011
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  • Foodspotting

    Try the Cauliflower with pine nuts and raisins

    Foodspotting · January 13, 2011
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  • Martyna B.

    Go to Vesta.. and order the Arancino risotto, veal, tomato & sheeps milk ricotta appetizer.. I died. Read more

    Martyna Borkowski · October 20, 2009
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  • Enida M.

    Amazing service!! Wine on tap is a treat. Baby Jesus cake is a must!!

    Enida Mattis · November 12, 2012
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  • Ethikus

    Vesta Trattoria & Wine Bar is an ethical & sustainable restaurant participating in Shop Your Values Week! Pledge now and receive discounts at 200+ businesses in NYC from May 3-10, 2012. #SYVW Read more

    Ethikus · April 29, 2012
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  • Arminda G.

    Fresh, home made Italian food with wine on TAP! Pastas are all great, but the pizzas are really where it's at. Thin, crispy and great ingredients.

    Arminda Guillama-Rodriguez · August 25, 2011
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  • Bradford C.

    Wonderful food. Friendly staff. Try the house wine blends for a delicious bargain.

    Bradford Campeau-Laurion · July 18, 2011
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  • carolina v v.

    Molto buona. Brunch was unbelievably delizioso, esp the hangover pizza and L'Italiano.

    carolina v valencia · January 16, 2011
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  • Stephen B.

    The Rib-eye was amongst the best I've ever had. Truffle-potato pizza, slow braised meatballs & hangover pizza. Pretty much can't go wrong. They know how to do it right here.

    Stephen Brown · January 6, 2011
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  • James C.

    Plus a block away from me too!!!

    James Cordero · November 6, 2010
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  • L. B.

    Dynamite Italian food in Astoria. Wine on tap... better than it sounds.

    L. Bolivar · October 14, 2010
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  • Mark A.

    Unlike any other place in the neighborhood. Great locally sourced food, local wine from the barrel, great staff. Can't recommend it enough.

    Mark A · July 15, 2010
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  • Marianna

    Leave Manhattan for the best Italian in the boroughs. Share the "Quacker" pizza with duck, the award winning braised meatballs, and the signature Baby Jesus cake.

    Marianna · April 7, 2010
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  • Colleen

    Go to Vesta and make sure to get the Baby Jesus cake for dessert.

    Colleen · January 21, 2010
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  • Felix G.

    L'Italiano is absolutely amazing! Don't forget to order the Baby Jesus after, you'll definitely flip for it!

    Felix G · August 16, 2009
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  • Thomas R.

    Excellent service paired with some truly unbelievable dishes.

    Thomas Rizk · January 29
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  • Sylvio D.

    Wine, Ambiance, Service

    Sylvio Dias · October 29, 2014
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  • Billy K.

    Hangover Pizza. Forever and ever, amen.

    Billy Keenly · September 7, 2014
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  • Erika R.

    Baby Jesus!

    Erika Rupinski · August 31, 2014
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  • jon f.

    Excellent farm-to-table Italian fare and the perfect neighborhood restaurant in Astoria. The hangover pizza is great for brunch, but no matter when you come, save room for the Baby Jesus cake. Divine.

    jon ferrer · August 23, 2014
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  • Nadine

    My favorite.

    Nadine · July 26, 2013
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  • 7th.List

    Do not leave without trying....tri-colored cauliflower (with a golden raisin dipping sauce), corn on the cob (sprinkled with grana padano), the orecchiette (with kale pesto and housemade pork sausage) Read more

    7th.List · September 23, 2012
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  • Eugene N.

    Great Italian restaurant hidden in Astoria. Recommend the Summer Salad, Lasagna, and Orecchiette. And end the meal with the Baby Jesus cake.

    Eugene N · August 3, 2012
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  • Emily V.

    Watermelon and radish salad. Kale pesto. Wine on tap. All my favorite things that I never knew existed.

    Emily Van Meter · July 22, 2012
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  • Slow Food NYC

    Happy to award the Snail of Approval to Vesta Trattoria & Wine Bar

    Slow Food NYC · July 17, 2012
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  • Joe P.

    Kale pizza omg!

    Joe Page · February 18, 2012
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  • Eric V.

    Excellent brunch! But don't tell everyone...

    Eric Vidal · October 27, 2011
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  • Sean H.

    Get the Limoncello Tiramisu!!!!! It's amazing!!!

    Sean Holmes · August 13, 2011
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  • Laura W.

    if you like REAL italian food, steer clear of their lasagna. everything else there is prepared to perfection and they use local organic ingredients.

    Laura W · August 12, 2011
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  • Wines in the City

    Our fave this month is Vesta Blend white wine on TAP!

    Wines in the City · July 28, 2011
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  • Beth S.

    Class act all the way. Hands down best restaurant in NY! Always impressed and always feel the love. Amazing food, superb owners and employees, and beautiful ambiance. Just say YES!

    Beth Senneway · June 18, 2011
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  • Ash L.

    Come not only for the delicious food, but probably the best music selection in Astoria.

    Ash LP · May 22, 2011
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  • Kate F.

    This is my fave restaurant in Astoria, if not all of NYC. Warm, wonderful ownership and staff and not to mention amazing seasonal and local food.

    Kate Filmore · February 18, 2011
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  • Michelle C.

    no matter what it takes to get here, do it. the menu is fresh yet hearty, and sources local produce. Prices are cheap and owner is a sweetheart. We stayed well past closing and he gave us free dessert

    Michelle Calabretta · June 24, 2010
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  • Maritza H.

    New menu - The rib eye with ramps was AMAZING! I want another one.

    Maritza H · April 20, 2010
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  • Jenny A.

    The new chocolate bread pudding is to die for

    Jenny Altman · March 13, 2010
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  • Corinne V.

    Get the hangover pizza for brunch. Awesome even without a hangover!

    Corinne Vizconde · January 11, 2010
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  • Jeff W.

    get the calamari appetizer, quality compares to Jean georges' calamari

    Jeff Woo · November 7, 2009
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  • Mike M.

    Wine on tap is amazing and fun. Pizza is really good and cheep.

    Mike Molino · 3 weeks ago
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  • Victoria U.

    Cozy and romantic spot in the neighborhood. Great value- the menu is always rotating because it's seasonal.

    Victoria Ugarte · February 26
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  • Jastine K.

    Hangover pizza + Baby Jesus. All you need for Sunday Brunch. The end.

    Jastine Kho · October 26, 2014
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  • Christian G.

    Lasagna both sweet and savory.

    Christian Gloddy · October 3, 2014
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  • Ash L.

    Always a great selection of wines and food. I've never gone wrong with anything on the menu ever.

    Ash LP · August 24, 2014
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