Vespa Cibobuono 306D West Franklin Street (919) 969-6600
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The name for the restaurant, Vespa, in Italian, means a wasp, and was thought in Greek and Roman mythology to be the goddess of love.

Vespa is a Tuscan restaurant featuring Tuscan and Ligurian dishes like Ligurian Pesto, and Seafood Risotto with clams and arborio rice. Vespa is known for its Italian specialties; the chef, Salvadore, trained in Italy at the Culinary Institute. All of the food at Vespa is prepared on premises from fresh ingredients; the meats and seafoods are always prepared from fresh, not frozen cuts.

The dining room at Vespa Cibobuono sports long passages and high cielings, giving the restaurant a very european ambiance.