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Vinny Vanucchi's

201 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2284
+1 815-777-8100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (221 reviews)
“pasta” (133 reviews)
“stuffed shells” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2284
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful atmosphere. Dinner was fantastic. Garlic bread the best! We had a group of 8 and the staff was very friendly and helpful!

Thank Marcia W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

About all i can say is it was ok. Not out first time here so we know it could be better. The ladies at the table next to us said they wont be back and I can say it will be a while before we...More

Thank Tammy S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most authentic Italian Restaurant in Galena, someday I will break down and try some where else, but you know the aroma won't let you down! The ambience alone is enough to sell you . . . The aroma keeps bringing you back for more! LOVE...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Dubuque in Oct of 2017, when he asked me to marry him. My parents recommended Vinny's for their italian food. We wanted to have a romantic dinner together in a good quiet atmosphere. The service was great, the area we...More

Thank Erica K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended by friends. Glad we made the effort to walk up the flight of stairs. Very unique atmosphere. Salad and homemade dressing was excellent. Had gluten free options in pasta.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful attentive service, awesome atmosphere, and very tasty food. Best garlic bread I've ever had. It is family friendly but also a great place for a date night.

1  Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is as authentic as it gets. There are a few stair steps to reach the restaurant. Open the door and right away you think you made a mistake and arrived at an Italian store to buy cheese and salami. After a couple turns down...More

1  Thank Jim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is very cool. We were brought through a maze of hallways and stairs to get to our table. The deco was well done. Our food was out of this world good.

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised with this gem of a restaurant. The atmosphere was great and the food was spectacular. We went for lunch and the next time we are in Galena, we will go for dinner. The service was fantastic - overall a super experience.

1  Thank rhody1212
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our food and service was so good! Would recommend to everyone! Setting was very romantic and cozy. We will definitely be back!

1  Thank KK C
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2284
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-8100
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