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Vinny Vanucchi's

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180 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7629 (West 2nd)
+1 563-588-9600
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in the area for a family vacation. Our table was reserved and ready immediately when we got there. Good for 6:30 on Saturday. The service was prompt and efficient. Our server just seemed to be on autopilot. The food took longer than expected. Everyone enjoyed their meals, but nobody raved. I'd go back, but wouldn't consider it a... More 

Thank Eric E
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing Italian restaurant! Wonderful food, service and atmosphere. They are kid friendly and have 4 different dining areas. Food was better than Olive Garden! Would recommend to everyone!

1 Thank CGeissler78
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for a dinner on a Friday night. It is a very warm and welcoming place, people are very friendly and service was good. The food was somewhat disappointing. Not bad - just average. My chicken dish was bland and had little taste. The garlic bread served before the meal was good, salad was the best part of... More 

Thank dlee81
Warrenton, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delightful and Sunny gave wonderful service. Nice wine list and delicious food. Pleasant atmosphere and comfortable.

Thank Steve K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Funny how people either had a great meal or a mediocre one. Perhaps it's the chef that's cooking that day? My meal was mediocre. I ordered the seafood with shrimp, scallops, and crab meat (I think) in a cream sauce with linguini. It couldn't have been more bland. I added some salt and pepper from the table, but it really... More 

Thank Jeff C
Canoas, RS
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The italian food served is not as I was expecting. As I already was in Italy and love the intalian food, in my opinion the ingredients used doesn't seem to be homemade but industry stuffs. I asked for a lasagna, but is was a kind of beef with tomato sauce and cheese... Far away to be a real lasagna.

Thank LFBirck
Madison, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here several time with the most recent on a Saturday night in February. I have tried several entrees and all have been good, large servings. The best reason to go is their garlic bread, it is my absolute favorite!

Thank Kate C
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a busy weekend. Nice staff, very good food. Overall great experience with no complaints. Thanks!

Thank Brad L
Dubuque, IA
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130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Vinny Saturday night. 30 minute wait so we walked downstairs to the busted lift for a beer. Back upstairs, we ordered drinks and received our salad promptly. A nice salad with a sweet Italian dressing. Served in a pass around bowl. Veal was good I had pasta vinny. Years ago in Dubuque a restaurant served pasta oshea. Vinny... More 

Thank Goodscout
Hudson, Wisconsin
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our Family had a great dinner at Vinny Vanucchi's after exploring Dubuque on a beautiful February day. We were a bit late for our reservation but luckily they held our table for a bit. The service was very friendly and super fast. The noise level in the back dining area was surprisingly low and made conversation easy as we weren't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, 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: 180 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7629
    (West 2nd)
  • Public Transportation: Cab Service.
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-588-9600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?