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Vinny Vanucchi's

201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-8100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (207 reviews)
“pasta” (124 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I were born and raised in northern NJ's Italian neighborhoods. This was the best Italian food we've had in a restaurant in ages. Good gravy, garlic bread, and salad. The decor is charming ... filled with old family photos and the historical...More

Thank 2-NJ-Zs
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my second time trying Vinny's for supper, and again I was disappointed. On our first trip, the service was very poor, and the food was tasteless. On this trip the service was better, but the food still had no taste, and food quality...More

Thank Sugars4
Reviewed 1 week ago

It should be mandatory for you to go to Vinny's. We've been there several times and never had a bad experience. We also tried the Vinny's in Dubuque Iowa and it's the same great food and service.

Thank djkeib
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told this was a restaurant that served "old style Italian food". The décor and atmosphere is great, the food was good except for the veal my wife ordered, it was stringy and she couldn't eat it and returned it a ordered something else....More

Thank Leo S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been to Vinny's for awhile but always have liked it in the past. Decided to go with another couple. The service was not great and the food was worse. It was not even hot. I found the server to be very unaccommodating....More

Thank EKS0577
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first impression of Vinny Vanucchi's is really great. Nice ambiance for outdoor seating. The interior of the restaurant is decorated nicely and has several different areas to sit but it is incredibly loud inside. For a large group, perfect atmosphere but if you're looking...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the spaghetti and meatballs - big portion and tasty food. Quaint atmosphere and good service. Very cool old building with lots of character.

Thank Pattty26y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a split review. My husband ordered lasagna and was very pleased with it. He also enjoyed the delicious garlic bread. A huge salad came with our meals and that was good. However I ordered the chicken vinito which proved to be a...More

Thank set2go52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With so many great restaurants in Galena, we hadn't had dinner at Vinny's in some time. Vinny's food is such a nice change from all the chain restaurants. Everything was fresh and the bread is always to die for. Service wasn't as good as sometimes,...More

Thank boot1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've come to Vinny' s for several years now and always leave very pleased. Great food. Great service. And great atmosphere.

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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.
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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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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