Vespa Cibobuono

306 W Franklin St # D
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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Customer Reviews (15 reviews)


on Citysearch Aug 08, 2009
I first tried Vespa in 2006. Perfect pasta, heavenly asparagus, lovely presentation, pleasant wait staff. By perfect pasta, I mean that the bite and flavor were perfect, the cream sauce delicate, the 4 or 5 stalks of... (more)

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on Citysearch Dec 27, 2008
My husband & I have eaten at the Vespa in Cary which recently closed & have always had wonderful food there. We were delighted to try the Vespa Cibobuono in Chapel Hill & found it just as tasty. Good for folks of any age!... (more)

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on Citysearch Dec 27, 2008
this is a favorite of ours when we want a good pasta meal. I like the intimate atmosphere, the wine list and the specials are always good! We have taken friends and family when they're in town, as we know we'll get a good... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 15, 2008
I've lived in Chapel Hill for over 20 years so I consider myself somewhat knowledgeable about the local restaurant scene. My recent experience at Vespa confirmed what I have always felt about the restaurant, and... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 14, 2008
This is the only reasonably-priced restaurant in the area where I can find the pasta cooked just right at al dente!! A friend of my recommended this restaurant as one of her Italian friends' favorites. However,... (more)


on Citysearch May 24, 2007
The absolute strongpoint, and reason that I go back to this restaurant again and again, is the ease with which you can make it your own. At Vespa you won?t find the large sterile environment of a mega service... (more)


on Citysearch May 11, 2007
Vespa tries to offer an "authentic Italian amotmosphere". They fail terribly.On their overpriced entrees they skimp out on the main ingredients (I had the sausage in marinara with virtually no sausage). After... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 14, 2006
Short and sweet: This place is a joke! I don't know who could give this place a grade on a scale of 1 to 10 an 8 or 9. What are you thinking!? We were ignored, served drinks that made me nervous, and served food that my dog... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 05, 2006
<b>In Short<br></b>Under the restaurant's zippy logo, which includes a stylized sketch of Vespa scooter, you'll see the word "cibobuono." That's Italian for good food, and many would agree that's exactly what's... (more)


on Citysearch Feb 19, 2006
What a great restaurant. My husband and I went for Valentine's Day and had a fantastic meal, from appetizer to dessert. The calamari is perfectly cooked. I had the gnocchi special and it was quite possibly the best... (more)
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