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Vinny Vanucchi's

201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-8100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (212 reviews)
“pasta” (130 reviews)
“stuffed shells” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed yesterday

We were in the mood for Italian and chose this restaurant. First off, if stairs are a problem for you, park on Bench St and use the entrance on side of building, otherwise you will have to climb up and down many stairs to get...More

Thank Iowaquilts
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed the food, but the stairs to get to the restaurant nearly made me turnaround! In the end, it was worth the climb!

Thank LNStPaulResident
Reviewed 3 days ago

No visit for us to Galena is complete without a visit to Vinny's. Welcoming staff, excellent food and unbeatable ambiance.

Thank Josh P
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have eaten at Vinny's many times over the years. Many years ago my wife and I had one of our early dates at Vinny's. Everything on the menu is really good. I like anything that is pasta. Very Good! Park on the street above...More

Thank UWPPioneer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been going to Vinnie's for annual girls weekend for years. It never fails to be a wonderful time. The food is consistently amazing and our server Megs B was simply the best!

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 4 days ago

This used to be mine and my husband's favorite restaurant in Galena. We have been coming to Galena and Vinny Vannucchi's for over 8 years. The food is fantastic, the ambiance is so cozy and romantic, and the wait staff is wonderful. Unfortunately we were...More

Thank courtneykubovy
Reviewed 6 days ago

The atmosphere and food were great! It was a short walk from our B & B. My husband had spaghetti and meatballs and I had the eggplant Parmesan.

Thank kathyindra
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food, and atmosphere.. The server did an awesome job. I definately will go to Vinnie Vanuchi again

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for authentic Italian food, not quite sure this is a place for you. Never had bruschetta served as a slice of tomato on a piece of Italian bread with melted cheese and a sprinkle of balsamic vinegar. The waitress brought me...More

Thank debnlou89
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so happy that on our last night in Galena we found "Vinnie's." Totally charming. Frankly, we were a bit down in the dumps after a rainy day AND the Cubs loss - so we really wanted to have a nice dinner with some...More

Thank Tullyo
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Questions & Answers
23 May 2017|
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Response from danjohnsongs | Reviewed this property |
I know they had some options.
Alice D
11 August 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes. It is located on Bench Street.
Linda S A
3 April 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes we are.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-8100
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