Vescio's Originale

406 14th. Ave. SE MinneapolisMN55414
Open
Sunday
3:00pm-9:30pm
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
11:00am-9:30pm
Wednesday
11:00am-9:30pm
Thursday
11:00am-9:30pm
Friday
11:00am-10:00pm
Saturday
11:00am-10:00pm
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
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History

Frank T. Vescio, second oldest son of Theresa and Charles Vescio first generation Italian immigrants{ she from Naples and he from Calbria, Italy} founded Vescio’s Restaurant in 1956. Frank got his beginnings at Vescio’s Shoreham Market on Central Ave. in Minneapolis where amongst other grocery items, he started selling homemade pizzas and pasta. His love of family, people and delicious...
by showmelocal on December 29, 2015 from showmelocal

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Established in 1956, this family business has been a landmark in the area around the University of Minnesota called Dinkytown. The surroundings are a bit plain, but the food will make you feel like you are in grandma's kitchen (if your grandma was from Italy!). Recipes brought over from Italy and perfected here are still handmade, from the many kinds of pasta (ravioli, fettuccine, cannelloni)...
by yahoolocal on November 23, 2016 from yahoolocal
In 1956, Frank T. Vescio and his wife, Charlotte, founded Vescio"s Originale in Dinkytown on the U of M campus. Frank, a second generation Italian from the southern Calabria region in Italy, spent many years with his mother, Teresa, (Liz) Vescio, cooking and creating in the kitchen. The Vescio's love of family, authentic Italian cooking and tradition is still with us today as third, fourth and...
by superpages on November 30, 2013 from superpages
From OpenTable: In 1956, Frank T. Vescio and his wife, Charlotte, founded Vescio"s Originale in Dinkytown on the U of M campus. Frank, a second generation Italian from the southern Calabria region in Italy, spent many years with his mother, Teresa, (Liz) Vescio, cooking and creating in the kitchen. The Vescio's love of family, authentic Italian cooking and tradition is still with us today as...
by menuism on May 25, 2011 from menuism