Vaccaro's Trattoria

4.8
890 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Vaccaro's Trattoria offers innovative Italian cuisine as well as classic favorites served in a casual fine dining atmosphere. Our pasta is made fresh daily. We have a stylishly appointed bar & an extensive & thoughtfully chosen wine list to complement our menu.
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Jason
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've been in the area a long time and never tried this until this weekend. We were very impressed with the food and service. Rosie was our server and she was awesome. Prices are reasonable, ambiance was decent. We will be back.

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NicoleM
Cleveland
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always they did not disappoint! Food amazing, service was wonderful! Can’t wait to go back!

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JeffO
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was excellent and had a great experience overall. Everyone was very friendly and I would definitely go back.
Great dining at a very affordable price.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

2 meals in our party included shrimp, which was omitted and pointed out to server then eventually added to table. Later after we left another person in our party noticed after the fact that the Italian/pizza ingredients were omitted from his steak pizzola(sp?). That’s unacceptable for a restaurant like this.

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Cyd2
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Viccaros for our anniversary. We felt completely safe in the restaurant and the ambiance was warm and appealing. The food was excellent and the service was attentive and efficient.

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Akronite
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience3

Best italian food in Akron but some of the worst service you'll find. Owner catered to certain tables, even sitting with them for periods, while service significantly lagged at other tables. No observation of any manager-level staff looking after the dining room to ensure there were drinks, bread, attentive service, etc. Waited 25 minutes after being seated for even a drink order; never offered bread, my first drink was taken from the table before I was even finished with it. All around terrible service. Again, tremendous food you won't find anywhere else within miles but the service mitigates the overall culinary experience...such a disappointment, especially on Valentines Day.

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NicoleA
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service! We both enjoyed the Valentine’s Day dinner!

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MarkM
Cleveland
10 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful Valentine's Night dinner. Service was good, food was great, as usual. Enjoyed a little chat with Raphael about Ripasso wines as well what they have done to succeed as a business during the pandemic.

What's particularly nice there is that you can actually have a conversation with your dinner companion(s) because of the moderate noise level. So many places these days are all hard surfaces everywhere in the restaurant and they are overbearingly noisy. Not at Vaccaro's.

They have added some seating "outside" by putting thick plastic "curtains" along the pillars on the front of the building along with individual table controlled heaters. All of those tables were filled Saturday as well. Good for them!!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent! Love the food!! Highly recommend!

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vipTracyP
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Made reservation at least 4-days in-advance for Friday evening and they sat us in the bar area, which was very loud and people standing in bar area and near our table. Not a positive experience. There was room in main seating area when we arrived too. Take out orders were high and waitress told us kitchen backed up so could be awhile before entrees come out. Food good.

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vipSteve
Cleveland
28 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vaccaro's once again provided a very nice dining experience for me and my wife. Service is always excellent, but it bears mention that we had the pleasure of being served for the first time by Rosie and she was a delight.

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Artlady
Cleveland
12 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We love dining at Vaccaro’s! It’s an inviting restaurant with outstanding house made food. My husband and I both ordered the evening’s specials. We thoroughly enjoyed them. The ample portions allowed us to enjoy them for lunch the next day too! 😊 Our server, Rob, was delightful! So friendly and caring. We had enjoyed him the last time we dined at Vaccaro’s.

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dean
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Our first visit and we thought the food was outstanding. Can't wait to go back and try other items.

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luv2dineout
Cleveland
25 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Keep up the great work! Love to support our local community restaurants.

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was evident to us that all precautions were being taken to insure a safe and enjoyable evening during this time of pandemic. The staff was very professional. The food was perfect. The menu was carefully chosen with many of the signature dishes we remember from pre COVID days. It was a great evening out, something we do rarely right now!

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vipSteve
Cleveland
29 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I had another excellent dinner experience at Vaccaro’s. Excellent food, great drinks, enjoyable ambience and blue ribbon service from Kamryn were all greatly appreciated.

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MelanieD
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entrees were well thought, excellent ingredients, prepared timely and the presentation was amazing. The owner visited are table and was gracious and insightful. We will recommend this restaurant to whomever enjoys great italian food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant, best in town

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vipGMACDDS
Cleveland
26 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

The food was fantastic! Our server, cameron, was very professional and fun! The only complaint was that the food took extremely long to get.

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CathyC
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed it immensely! Fantastic server, great atmosphere, yummy food. Will definitely be backed

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vipEdwardS
Columbus
8 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lucky to have such a wonderful restaurant in the Medina-Akron area

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vipcold
Cleveland
20 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Italian and the best pizza, all in house pasta and sauces. Nice wine list.

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Dakotah
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it!!! Great experience & the food was amazing! Will be back soon!

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vipGeorge
Cleveland
40 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have always been pleased with our experiences at Vaccaro’s. The drinks, wine, food and service were all excellent as usual. We have enjoyed their takeout during Covid, but this time we chose to dine in. All precautions were taken, and we felt quite safe. We will most certainly return.

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Moore92317
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, there was not a single bite I didn’t enjoy. The staff was very friendly. The atmosphere was great quiet they sat us at a nice table with large comfortable chairs. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for a special occasion or quiet date night.

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ItsPA
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall4food2service4ambience2

Alfredo pasta's chicken smelled really bad. The lasagna was okay. They were both overpriced for the quality, and the place's atmosphere did not really make up for it. The music volume was good and the server was polite too.

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vipBillK
Palm Springs
4 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food and atmosphere at a great value!

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LaurenLoveXOXO
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing!!!

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vipPAULB
Cleveland
14 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

took advantage of a bonus summer day in November. While the weather is hard to count on, Rafael Vaccaro's is always a sure bet. the Osso Buco was great!!

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MarkM
Cleveland
11 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved our evening at Vaccaro's (again). We tried two of their specials, me the scallops and my wife the swordfish. Both were outstanding. The scallops were large and tender and the sauce was a killer. They also allowed us to split a salad at no extra charge. It's nice to go to a restaurant where you can actually hear each other talk. These days that's a rarity, both in terms of restaurant design (most place are full of hard surfaces that don't absorb any noise) as well as diners who think they can take over a place with loud talk and loud laughs.

Our server Rob was efficient and helpful.

They recently redid the bar and made it larger. We just gave it a quick glance on the way in. Looked "popular" to say the least.

They also honored my request for a quieter table which was recognized on my OT reservation. The hostess also congratulated us on our belated anniversary which I also had noted on the OT reservation.

All in all, a vey nice, quiet evening. Thanks Vaccaro's team!

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vipSteve
Cleveland
29 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, Vaccaro’s hit the Mark and we had a wonderful experience. The service from Rob was top notch.

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SusanL
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jarod was a perfect host. Every employee in our section was pleasant a courteous.
Thank you for all that you do during these trying times.

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vipExperiencedDiner
Cleveland
29 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal, really nice combination of flavors from unusual vegtatables combo. Great wine list. Owner is friendly and helpful. Definitely will return!

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vipLoriP
New England
7 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was absolutely delicious from the foccacia bread and olive oil to the pizza to the fish entrees. A real treat to eat here. We are lucky to have Vaccaros! in our local area, it is so different from eating at an Italian chain restaurant.

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vipJimM
Naples
18 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

another great experience--Raphael really has done a great job with his remodel and with his menu items. reasonably priced and great food.

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AMYS
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

We enjoyed our anniversary dinner... they made it special

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vipChrisI
Las Vegas
11 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a Home Run. Food, service and wine they have it all. You are never disappointed.

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Bee202
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

While the food was still decent, this is the second time we’ve gone here and the quality wasn’t at the same level it was when we first started going here. Calamari was cold (again) and while the feature dish (Blackened Chilean
Sea Bass) tasted great the small quantity was disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Rose served us Friday (10/9) evening. She served my wife and I 4 months ago, and she remembered us without us prompting her. Great memory!

Rose was personable and professional Friday and 4 months ago. She earned the highest marks both nights.

Our meals were outstanding. The Super Tuscan with Stuffed Peppers, Nonna’s Eggplant and Veal Marsala...tasty, relaxing and comfortable. It was all topped off with the cherry gelato.

It was a good evening. Thanks to Rose, the owner, chef and everyone else for your efforts to make our night.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great food and service. Will definitely come back again

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Vaccaro's Trattoria offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (330) 666-6158.

Vaccaro's Trattoria is rated 4.8 stars by 890 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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