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Neapolitan Wood-Fired Pizzas - Trattoria Vesso, Halifax, NS

Trattoria Vesso

4.7
4.7
75 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Italian
At Trattoria Vesso, we welcome you to an exquisite dining experience, where we take pride in serving you the very best of Authentic Italian Cuisine. Our culinary expertise, combined with our wood-fired oven, allows us to craft exceptional dishes that will transport you to the heart of Italy.

From the moment you step through our doors, you'll be greeted with the intoxicating aromas of freshly baked pizza and pasta cooking to perfection in our wood-fired oven. Our dedication to using only the freshest ingredients ensures that every bite you take bursts with flavor and authenticity.


Our menu offers a wide variety of Italian delights that cater to all. Whether you crave a slice of Neapolitan-style Margherita pizza, handmade with the finest mozzarella and San Marzano tomatoes, or a house-made spaghetti tossed in a rich ragù, our kitchen is always ready to deliver an unforgettable culinary experience.

Make a reservation

2 people

10:30 p.m.


Booked 3 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Pizzeria, Pizza Bar
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–8:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (902) 406-0909
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Owned/operated by
    Women
  • Executive Chef
    Chef Vesso
  • Neighbourhood
    Halifax
  • Cross Street
    Morris Street
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 75 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Atlantic Canada

    Italian

  • Nova Scotia

    Child-Friendly

  • Nova Scotia

    Neighbourhood gem

75 Reviews
  1. joeB

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great nyc vibe on Halifax, delicious pasta and pizza, must try !

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  2. APL29

    Atlantic Canada

    185 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    185 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Excellent food and service. The arancini are the best I’ve had, the pizzas are excellent.

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  3. JulieK

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service! Pasta and pizza was delicious! ❤️❤️

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  4. DBarz

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely fantastic pizza! Between myself and my date, we had the Bacio Siciliano and the Northender, both were VERY tasty!

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  5. TaylorF

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I wanted to treat my partner with a celebration of their birthday/valentine/them just being all around fantastic so we needed a venue that felt appropriate and up to the task. This place delivers on all fronts and is an absolute gem

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  6. James

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    Outstanding service from Grace, she was exceptional. The cocktails were fantastic. The restaurant music was much too loud and the Pizzas were not fully cooked in the middle. A more evenly distributed topping would prevent such inconsistencies. The wine selection was sub-par and overpriced for the quality of the wine. I was generous with my star review but in truth, the experience was not worth the price. Dinner for two was over $200 and we both awoke with gastrointestinal issues the following day.

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  7. SCDC

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely upscale Pizzaria. As a lover of pizza, I enjoyed their soft fire baked crust with fresh toppings. Wide range of styles. Will go again. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic Canada

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent value/price. Nice ambience. Great service and attention to detail.

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  9. MichaelC

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was our first visit and it was absolutely wonderful. Our server was prompt and very professional. We will be back!

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  10. CathM

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was very good, ambience was pleasant and our server was wonderful!

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  11. MacG

    Atlantic Canada

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Kendra was an amazing server - would totally recommend for a quiet date night. Food was delish.

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  12. DVCanada

    Manitoba

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best pizza in Halifax by far. Adequate wine list. Terrific quick service.

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  13. PaulaJ

    Atlantic Canada

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food! Large portions! Excellent service! Will definitely be going back!

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  14. ChrisM

    Atlantic Canada

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The server was really pleasant, the food arrived hot and was delicious. We split the risotto balls to start, and I had the special pizza and my wife had the spaghetti and meat balls. Both meals were great! Highly recommend

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  15. ChadC

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is always a family favourite. We always receive 5 star service here and the food is amazing. You really feel like family here. My kids love the homemade pasta and me and my wife love the fire roasted pizzas. The kids were given colouring pages and dough to make their own creations. Cocktails and wine list is top notch.

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  16. AlishaJ

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and good food! Definitely will visit again.

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  17. DavidD

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We shared an app and had three different pizzas. Reservation was booked for a birthday and complimentary lemoncello appeared at the end of the meal. Service was outstanding. Definitely recommend.

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  18. SharlaJ

    Montreal

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent wood-fired pizza, homemade pasta, appetizers and desserts. Service was friendly and attentive. We had a 6 year old and he loved the homemade spaghetti and meat sauce and the dough they give you to play with while you are waiting for your dinner. Highly recommend!

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Great time, service was a bit iffy but they were super accommodating

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  20. TerraD

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everyone was so friendly and attentive, and the atmosphere was quaint and comfortable. We were very impressed by the gluten free selection, especially when it came to the dessert menu. The drink selection was well curated, with special mention going out to the limoncello. The hand-made pasta I enjoyed was next level, and the gluten free pizza my husband had was the best he has had in the city. We highly recommend this restaurant and look forward to visiting again in the future. Five stars. Standing ovation. Well done.

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  21. ValerieM

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    It was okay! Food was bland, felt like everything we got was missing flavour. Drinks were okay. Service was a bit slow.

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  22. LindsayA

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had family dinner with drinks, appetizer, pizza and pasta! All five of us raved how great the service was, the relaxing environment, the phenomenal food!!!, so fresh , tasty, and presentation was so eye appealing! An absolute recommend ! We will be coming back…. that’s for sure!!!!

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  23. SamanthaW

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This restaurant does a great job of feeling relaxing and special, while also not feeling too formal or fancy. The food was all delicious, the ambience was very relaxing, and overall it was a lovely place for a birthday celebration.

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  24. KimM

    Atlantic Canada

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Meatballs were delicious a little small but delicious. The pizza was amazing!! Great crust not too thin or thick. Perfect!!! It wasn’t too busy but really enjoyed it!!

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  25. MelissaC

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 20, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really great time! The women’s Christmas choir was the reason for our visit (saw posted on social media) and it was our first time here. The food and service were incredible.

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  26. KatherineG

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 20, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Terrific wood fired pizza, friendly staff and some surprise live holiday music!

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  27. MichaelH

    Exclusive

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 19, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Super service at this newly revamped restaurant - very good pizzas - authentic crusts . Prices average for the city

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  28. DavidM

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 19, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    The pasta with meatballs was inferior. Service at the beginning of the evening was fine but went downhill after that. Dessert was skimpy. We will not be returning,
    Trattoria VessoResponded on December 22, 2023
    Hello David, Thank you for sharing your experience. As we strive to ensure to offer the best in food and service to our customers, your feedback to important to us. Please feel free to send us an email at info@trattoriavesso.ca, as the owner/chef is at the restaurant around the clock. To better improve our service, we would like to hear more from you.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Riyadh

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    marvelous flavor, Good portion, Great service and wonderful atmosphere

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  30. KenB

    Atlantic Canada

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere and great pizza. Generous pour of the glass of wine. Right on the edge of downtown highly recommend it.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, beautiful atmosphere and incredible service!

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  32. TrishS

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 6, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was delicious and the service was second to none! A fantastic place for an Italian meal with family and friends!

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  33. Foodie1975

    Atlantic Canada

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We loved it! Bruchetta was the best we have ever had, also had the risotto balls and a pizza, all delicious. We can't wait to go back and have the bruchetta again and try some pastas. Our server Kendra was fabulous too.

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  34. Sigh

    Atlantic Canada

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The pizzas there are really great. We were in Rome recently and this was honestly on par with many of our pizzas there.

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  35. MSToronto

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved trattoria Vesso so much that we came back two nights in a row.

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  36. Caitlyn

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great and survey was so nice. Would definitely go back.

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  37. J403

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 17, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our second visit in a week. Everything was loved by every member of our family. The food was delicious and the service was fantastic. We are new to the area and they made us feel welcomed.

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  38. Adrienne

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Really great pizza and service! We will be back!!!

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  39. JohnF

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 12, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great pizzas, fresh pasta, nice selection of wine and beer.

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  40. ARG77

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was good, just missing a bit of oomph Had the bruschetta. That’s a bad idea anywhere in HFX in November, tomatoes aren’t in season. I have been craving it so I ordered anyway. Tomatoes were not great (pink insides) and it needed salt. Once the oil and tomato soaked the focaccia that piece was way better. Cesar salad was thick with a creamy dressing and cheese. It needed a little more acid (maybe lemon juice to thin it), garlic and salt. And my dinner guest who had the same agreed on the thickness of the dressing and that there was a lot of bacon. For some that’s probably awesome but we both left lots of bacon behind on our dishes. My husbands Vesuvius pizza was fantastic The other person had the soup that was beautifully present and he said nice and mellow along with the lasagne that was cheesy and filling. You can’t beat the crust here…so maybe stick to the pizza? The servers were busy but everyone was so nice. The staff were smiling too, so that tells a lot especially when it’s an open pizza oven prep area. Would we go back? A solid maybe. Without ordering booze our meals were really reasonable. But these days going out is a treat so I’m not sure if I’d go back any time soon.

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Trattoria Vesso offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (902) 406-0909.

Trattoria Vesso is rated 4.7 stars by 75 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

10:30 p.m.


Booked 3 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Trattoria Vesso

1299 Hollis St, Halifax, NS B3J

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Morris Street
  • Neighbourhood
    Halifax
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–8:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Pizzeria, Pizza Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Owned/operated by
    Women
  • Executive Chef
    Chef Vesso
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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