Vespucci Italian Seafood

★★★★★
Seafood specialties, weekly "pasta festivals" and a weekday lunch buffet will satisfy hankerings for Italian in Fairfax.
  • 10579 Fairfax Blvd

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    Map & Directions
  • 703-272-8113

About Vespucci Italian Seafood

Hours
Fri-Sat: 5am-11pm, Sun: 4pm-9pm, Mon-Thu: 5am-10pm

Food

Food
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Impressive food that you can tell it is their own exclusive recipes and delicious. I had no problem with service since everything was on time. I was there with a friend that we hadn't seen each other for years and while we enjoyed each others company we loved the food. Most importantly after eating there I didn't get any headache or heart burn. I recommend it to everyone. I am Burk resident and I will be there every week from now on.

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Impressive food that you can tell it is their own exclusive recipes and delicious. I had no problem with service since everything was on time. I was there with a friend that we hadn't seen each other for years and while we enjoyed each others company we loved the food. Most importantly after eating there I didn't get any headache or heart burn. I recommend it to everyone. I am Burk resident and I will be there every week from now on.

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We celebrate our mom 90th Birthday at Vespucci, the food was fresh and delicious the presentation was out standing,the service was greet . We were a large grope and every one enjoyed the food and every thing, especially my mom had good

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We celebrate our mom 90th Birthday at Vespucci, the food was fresh and delicious the presentation was out standing,the service was greet . We were a large grope and every one enjoyed the food and every thing, especially my mom had good

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Vespucci have it all, Fresh, no additives, no "MSG" and all made from scratch. Even bread is home-made. Beautiful outdoor allows you to bring your behaved pets as well. What else a restaurant can do to be the best is not possible.

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Vespucci have it all, Fresh, no additives, no "MSG" and all made from scratch. Even bread is home-made. Beautiful outdoor allows you to bring your behaved pets as well. What else a restaurant can do to be the best is not possible.

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Coming from NY the biggest gap in my life in Northern Virginia was the quality restaurant with authentic food. I guess people are too busy to care anymore in this area and they only care about socializing. I been in Vespucci twice and felt

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Coming from NY the biggest gap in my life in Northern Virginia was the quality restaurant with authentic food. I guess people are too busy to care anymore in this area and they only care about socializing. I been in Vespucci twice and felt

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This is the best thing ever happened to the Fairfax City. food, service and ambiance is extraordinary. I came a cross this restaurant on Thursday night and we loved it. We are going there tonight and will be their regular customer. This

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This is the best thing ever happened to the Fairfax City. food, service and ambiance is extraordinary. I came a cross this restaurant on Thursday night and we loved it. We are going there tonight and will be their regular customer. This

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Having fresh food should be no excuse for a delay in the kitchen unless the fisherman is outback reeling in the line after the order is placed. By the way, why should the owner get all offended when an inquiry is made?\r
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Having fresh food should be no excuse for a delay in the kitchen unless the fisherman is outback reeling in the line after the order is placed. By the way, why should the owner get all offended when an inquiry is made?\r
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If you deliver

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I read about Vespucci's in a Yelp review about the owner's response to a negative review. I was appalled at his attitude, wrote him a note about it, and called my brother, who lives in Northern VA. I asked him if he had ever eaten there and got a brief chuckle in response.

"Knucklehead," he sighed, "YOU ate there. On your last trip here. You don't remember? After all that bitching?"

As soon as he said that, it all came back: out with him and his wife and four friends who live near Vespucci's, his friends paying, so we go where they want. They pick Vespucci's at random. I'm a former chef and have made Italian food - from every region - for thirty years. The friends didn't know that and my brother thought it would be fun to see my reaction.

My reaction was to simply leave the food on the plate and concentrate on the wine. Vespucci's is Italian food for people who know nothing about Italian food. Greasy, gratuitously fatty, over-seasoned, clumsy, not authentic to ANY region of Italy, this stuff reads on the menu like ambrosia and tasted like roadkill. It was EASILY the worst Italian dinner I have ever been served and, as everyone sampled everyone else's, I realized it was not just my dish.

I'm not going to go into a lot of detail here because, frankly, what was on my plate didn't deserve to be taken that seriously. As a chef and someone who has worked with GREAT Italian chefs, I was appalled at Vespucci's. People who like the place, Good Bless you. I don't like to see even bad restaurants fail but I could ALMOST make an exception for this place. If this is run,as their website suggests, by Italians, I think their memories of home are getting a tad faded. The One-Star I gave it is generous. If it were possible to remove that, I would. The best thing I can say is that we had a nice wine and our waiter was very professional. That's it. Otherwise, there is no reason for any of our party to ever go there again, as everyone agreed in the parking lot, afterwards. BRUTAL.

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I read about Vespucci's in a Yelp review about the owner's response to a negative review. I was appalled at his attitude, wrote him a note about it, and called my brother, who lives in Northern VA. I asked him if he had ever eaten there and got a brief chuckle in response.

"Knucklehead," he sighed, "YOU ate there. On your last trip here. You don't remember? After all that bitching?"

As soon as he said that, it all came back: out with him and his wife and four friends who live near Vespucci's, his friends paying, so we go where they want. They pick Vespucci's at random. I'm a former chef and have made Italian food - from every region - for thirty years. The friends didn't know that and my brother thought it would be fun to see my reaction.

My reaction was to simply leave the food on the plate and concentrate on the wine. Vespucci's is Italian food for people who know nothing about Italian food. Greasy, gratuitously fatty, over-seasoned, clumsy, not authentic to ANY region of Italy, this stuff reads on the menu like ambrosia and tasted like roadkill. It was EASILY the worst Italian dinner I have ever been served and, as everyone sampled everyone else's, I realized it was not just my dish.

I'm not going to go into a lot of detail here because, frankly, what was on my plate didn't deserve to be taken that seriously. As a chef and someone who has worked with GREAT Italian chefs, I was appalled at Vespucci's. People who like the place, Good Bless you. I don't like to see even bad restaurants fail but I could ALMOST make an exception for this place. If this is run,as their website suggests, by Italians, I think their memories of home are getting a tad faded. The One-Star I gave it is generous. If it were possible to remove that, I would. The best thing I can say is that we had a nice wine and our waiter was very professional. That's it. Otherwise, there is no reason for any of our party to ever go there again, as everyone agreed in the parking lot, afterwards. BRUTAL.

Pros: None

Cons: Food, attitude

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This Route 50 destination is a mix of chic eats and casual family fare, with a menu that's replete with the typical Italian-American offerings: fettuccine with crab meat, linguini with clams, grilled beefsteak with porcini, veal slices…

 

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