Awesome Choice for Before Fox
We had a 6:30pm reservation but due to Blues, Cards & Fox events happening traffic was horrible and we did not get there until 7. They held our reservation for us when we called and we were seated as soon as we got there. Our waitress Amanda told us what we should order to make sure we get to the show on time and not have to throw our food down. We had salads and pasta and we had time to spare to get to the theater. But we did not feel like we were rushed. The seafood ravioli was so delicious and my husband enjoyed his tortellini. We really appreciated the sensitivity to our situation and will make Vito's a regular spot before The Fox.
4/29/2013 4:00:00 PM
Before the Theater
We visited Vito's before enjoying the Million Dollar Quartet at the Fox Theater. It was very convenient, the Fox is just a short walk away. We had a friendly, efficient server, always a plus. The food was very, very good. We had the arancini balls, they were the best we have ever had. The server was very sweet to bring extra sauce and wait for the ordering of the next course. We ordered pizza and enjoyed it as well. The only issue is the room itself. The tables are very close together and the booth itself was miniature. We are not big people and we barely fit in the booth with our knees touching! But the experience was great! We will definitely come back!
5/1/2013 4:00:00 PM
Our experience was great. Waitress was efficient and knowledgeable, food was excellent and prices reasonable. Meal was served timely and hot. Great job!
5/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
all around experience was
all around experience was great. Super service and friendly.
5/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
We had a pre-symphony dinner and made reservations the previous day. Got seated within ten minutes at a nice little table. Our server was prompt, courteous, fast and efficient. We ordered salads, Risotto Balls as an appetizer and then each ordered a calzone. Delicious bread rolls arrived--nice! Then salads arrived--nice! Later, calzones arrived--huh? Where was the appetizer? The server apologized profusely and said she had forgotten to include that in the order. They arrived piping hot about 10 minutes later, taken off the bill. We finished off with cannoli and took the remains of the delish calzones (they're huge) and the delish appetizer with us. Even with the ordering mishap, it was still a pleasant and enjoyable experience.
5/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
The minute we arrived, we were given outstanding service. We were promptly seated and then greeted by our server Sheri. The 7 yr old in our group loved the attention she was given . She ordered the spaghetti and mama Vito personally came out to ask how it was. The food was very good and very little wait. Our server was very personable and checked back with us just the right amounts of time. Definitely would eat here again!
5/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE HILL
While Vito's does not have the pretentiousness, step prices and long waits that many of the restaurants on the famous Hill seem to have, it does have two things in common with some of the city's more notable Italian haunts...GREAT FOOT and OUTSTANDING SERVICE.
Describe it as one of the real hidden gems in the Arch City, tucked away near the SLU campus, Vito's Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristorante features wonderful old world Italian main stays with a new world twist on both appetizers and entrees and some of the best pizza the city has to offer at amazing prices, Vito's is a wonderful alternative to the Hill and promises to be near the top of your list for Italian dining.
5/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food and service
We recently went to Vito's before seeing a show at the Fox. We were seated right away and since we were in a hurry placed our order. Our server was very friendly and attentive. Our food was prepared very quickly and was wonderful! Overall, it was a great experience.
5/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Perfect prior to a night at the Fox
We first chose Vito's because it was within walking distance to the Fox Theater. The food and service was fantastic! Now, we don't ever go to the Fox without stopping at Vito's first!
5/29/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great restaurant to eat dinner
Great restaurant to eat dinner before seeing a show at The Fabulous Fox!
5/30/2013 4:00:00 PM
Have never had a bad meal/experienc
Have never had a bad meal/experience at Vito's. Always comfortable and welcoming.
5/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Dinner can't end with coffee BUT...
We always love Vito's before a show at the Fox or, in this case, Powell Hall. We had a wonderful Caprese salad thanks to the great advice of our server Jennifer. The pizza was great BUT here's the 'kink in their armour'; they make their coffee in a single cup Keruig!!! We were forced to wait for a good 5-8 minutes for a cup AND refills are charged. Jennifer apologized twice, we told her to take her time and she said she had to wait in line for her turn at the machine. The table next to us overheard the conversation and we all had a good laugh. UNBELIEVABLE!!
6/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
We dine at Vito's before a Fox Theater performance. The service is efficient and friendly, the food is always good, the feel of the place is warm and inviting. It's great that they serve whole wheat pizzas, it would be better if they had more seafood and fish choices.
6/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
Dinner before the theater
We were looking for a unique dining experience before attending a show at the Fox. We were told that this was a typical Italian restaurant but after we were seated on the outside patio everything exceeded expectations. The outside patio was relaxing and our server took very good care of us. We tried the pizza and antipasta and both were very delicious and flavorful. We want to make plans to return to try the pasta and other varieties of food.
6/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
Good venue for events in the
Good venue for events in the Grand area. Family friendly, yet elegant dining experience for a date night, and prices were reasonable.
6/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Love the Pizza & Patio!
The dining room is nice, but the patio is fabulous...love the atmosphere! Both the Sicilian & the original hand tossed crusts are wonderful...crisp on bottom yet the dough is the right texture beneath the toppings. The pollo parmigiana with eggplant is to die for as well...everything about it is perfect including the zucchini & potatoes on the side. We generally don't like green olives, but the olives in the Antipasto salad were so delicious due to what tasted like Italian marinade. Vito's is one of our new-found favorites thanks to Living Social!
6/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Generous portions of authentic
Generous portions of authentic Italian food at reasonable prices. A wide variety of pizzas, pastas and entrees. You'd have to go to the NYC metro area to find better eggplant parmesan, which Vito's serves as an appetizer but is large enough to be a main course, perhaps with a small side of spaghetti.
A great choice for summer dining. There's an out-door patio, and it's easy to get a table when the Fox and Powell Hall are dark.
Vito's has been in business a long time - always a good sign. It's family-owned and there's always a family member on site. The choices in midtown are basically Pappy's for lunch and Vito's or Scottish Arms for dinner, unless ambience is not an issue in which case Best Steakhouse is a dependable value for money.
6/28/2013 4:00:00 PM
Loved the food, nice patio
Loved the food, nice patio and wonderful waitress.
7/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
Quaint Italian Restaurant
Vito's was in walking distance from our hotel and did not disappoint! We had red wine, Caesar salads and split a pizza. All was wonderful and we left full! Our waitress was very helpful and the atmosphere was perfect!
7/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food was delicious and service was amazing. The food is a little pricey, but my husband and I only go here for special occasions so I don't mind about the price.
7/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
We ordered toasted ravioli for appetizer and house salad and pappys pie for our meal. We enjoyed our meal and plan to come back again.
8/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Sicilian Pizza.
We had the meat lovers Sicilian pizza and it was super. The thick crust was not overly chewy and the topping were excellent. W ate outside and the moderate temps for St. Louis in August made for a great dinner.
8/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Fresh Hot Pizza & Calzone!
We were in town and needed a place for a late night dinner, we found Vito's on Open Table - It was THE BEST fresh made pizza and Calzone I ever had...please tell me what is better than a made to order crunch crusted pizza and calzone??!! Wish we lived near this place!!
9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Happy Hour Before The Fox
Good happy hour prices for apps and wine. Bartenders and waitresses were great.
9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good quality food
We always enjoy Vito's. The atmosphere is casual, but nice - very pleasant and relaxing. The service is prompt and the food is great. The bread rolls are especially good! We didn't have pizza this time, but have enjoyed their pizza on previous visits.
9/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Always true to form!
I've been here numerous times and its always good. Great patio and close enough to walk to the Fox. Our ' go to ' place when we're in that area
9/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Before the Fox
Great place to dine before heading to the Fox. The service is great. The outdoor patio is delightful.
10/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
Why did I wait so long?
I have lived in St. Louis for so many years and have had Fox season tickets for the last 4 years but this was my first time visiting Vito's. Why did I wait so long? Actually I have been wanting to visit them every time I drove by and we finally made it there.
I loved the food, the interior of the restaurant and the price not to mention the great service. Now I can't wait to return.
10/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great pasta. Our service was
Great pasta. Our service was helpful with wine selection.
10/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Only problem was that they
Only problem was that they had no table for us at our reservation time of 6:45. We were a little concerned as we had 8:00 Fox tickets. They said we could sit at the bar or wait for other diners to leave. We did eventually sit at a table in the bar area at about 6:55. So not a bad wait and we were not late for our 8:00 Fox show. Other than that the service was very good and the food was generous and delicious.
10/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food is always very tasty at Vito's. Had an excellent server. Hot bread was not hot but hard & cold.
10/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good Food and great environment
Vito's is always a great choice before heading to the Fox or the Cards game. The pizza and caeser salad were great, but they did take a while to come out.
10/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
Perfect stop on the way to the Fox!
I have been to Vito's numerous times. The majority of which have been before a Fox show. If they know you are in a rush to make it on time, they are great about getting you in and out! However, this time, I felt as though our service was a bit slow at times. Our waitress disappeared a couple of times for long periods of times (before bringing our salads and before picking up our check) which delayed us slightly. We still made it in plenty of time, though! They were busy, as usual, but the food was great and it's always a fun atmosphere!
10/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Kudos to Vito's!
This is a regular favorite of ours for drinks and dinner any time we have Fox tickets. Perfect dining experience for a party of four. The food is always excellent, the service - mostly. The staff is as accommodating as they can be, although it can get very busy and the service may suffer for it on occasion. Dinner service in the bar is spotty due to the crowd, and can feel pretty cramped, but we always give their dining room service an A. I also highly recommend their takeout pizza for a crowd or office lunch (not sure if they deliver, but I think so).
10/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good place to dine before the show. A reservation got us in/out right on time. Our meat lovers pizza was delicious. Our server suggested nice wines to meet our tastes.
10/28/2013 5:00:00 PM
This is a great place to go
This is a great place to go before or after attending events in Grand Center. The staff is very accommodating if you let them know what time you need to be at an event. Our server did an excellent job keeping us on time, and the kitchen was very prompt. The food is reliably good, and the wine is high quality.
10/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
Finally Great Sicilian Pizza!
Well it's more than just pizza. From walking in the door greeted by a nice hostess to the wonderful staff, it was a memorable dining experience. Calamari done perfectly, monster tasty salad and warm bread for starters with a couple of tasty wet spicy russians.
As a former New Yorker married to a St. Louis native raised on Imos. She has formulated her own opinions over the years about wharmakes a great pizza. We now are closer in opinion and we both agree that Vito's is just great. But during her many trips to New York she has developed a fondness for another italian specialty, calzones. It too met the high standards she has developed over the 31 years of travel. Priced well, and a light tasty tiramisu for dessert big enough for two!
11/6/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great eats before local event
This restaurant has a great proximity to The Fox, SLU, and other theaters off Grand Ave. Small place and definitely should make reservations. Parking can be a challenge as the lot next to the restaurant is tiny and is difficult to find a meter during night when events are happening around the area. They were very accommodating as it was taking a little while to get seTed and let us order ahead of being seated so we would not be late for our event.
11/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great build up for going to
Great build up for going to Bills games. Lively, fun, good, reasonable walking access to Chaifitz !
11/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
Vito's is a wonderful restaurant for dinner before a concert at Powell Symphony Hall or a show at the Fox Theater. Terrific Italian food at reasonable prices.
11/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
One of our fave STL spots: Vito's!
Another hit at Vito's: kids love the fromaggio hand-tossed pizza. The spinach & ricotta calzone was HUGE & so delicious! We ordered spaghetti with well-done meatballs. They were the BEST meatballs we've ever had!!! So glad we found out about Vito's through Living Social.
11/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great Italian Food not on the hill
Great food, don't have to hassle with parking on the hill. Right by the Fox, ideal place for pre-show meal.
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great place in a great location
This is a great place to eat before a Billiken game or before the Fox or the symphony. The food is very good with a variety of options and some delicious specials. This is our second visit and we will come again.
11/20/2013 4:00:00 PM
Very Good Italian Food!
Food was very good, great location for Billikens and Fox Theatre!
11/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
Best pizza and salad in town.
Best pizza and salad in town. Service is always exceptionale. Our regular spot before SLU basketball or Fox events.
11/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
All around good food
Great place to go before a concert at Chaifetz or Fox. Yummy Pizza, great service! Make reservations!
11/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food for Thought
Had to think a lot about what we wanted to eat because of the variety of dishes offered. All four of us ordered something different and all four of us stated that the food was excellent; one dish being better than the other; from the penne pesto with shrimp, to the lasagna, to the ravioli. Food was presented well and was more than enough for any one person to consume unless desperately hungry. Bread was a little slow in arriving but that probably had to do with our arrival time which was just as they opened for the evening. Wine was superb and moderately priced for the serving.
11/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
This was not our first trip to Vito's, and it won't be our last!! I've never had a bad meal there - but it's hard to save room for the homemade gelato!
11/28/2013 4:00:00 PM
Very nice. We had a group
Very nice. We had a group of 8 and they accommodated us nicely. Service was quick but not rushed and the food very good and reasonably priced. We had tickets to the Fox Theatre so it was nice to just park one time and then walk over to the show.
11/29/2013 4:00:00 PM
Made a reservation here based on the recommendation of a friend. It was my birthday and I wanted to try something new. The food was great. The service was a little slow, but the place was packed so I'm really glad we made those reservations. Had a great time. I would eat here again.
11/29/2013 4:00:00 PM