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Vinny Vanucchi's

201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-8100
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (189 reviews)
“pasta” (117 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We hosted 22 people for lunch. Everything about the restaurant was perfect. The service was outstanding. The food was delicious. The atmosphere was charming. In Galena there are lots of restaurants to choose from. Vinny Vanucchi is my number one choice when I go out...More

Thank Melinda P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went at a slow time of day. Service was good, food was excellent and decor was unique and interesting. Definitely recommended for all sorts of groups and families.

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a little difficulty finding the entrance, but we were glad we did. Food was amazing and our server John was very helpful and fun.

Thank connieloo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ok, so I read so many reviews before having dinner here, and everyone raved about the garlic bread. I thought, really? Come on people it's just bread! I'm now on the bandwagon!! It's perfect garlicbread!!! Great Italian food! My husband had the veal, I had...More

Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We where there on a Wednesday evening and got the lasagna. Service and the food was great. It had the look and feel of a real traditional Italian restaurant with the much appreciated red and white checkered tablecloths.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We go to Vinney Vinnuchi's every trip to Galena. ..great food and service...always treated like we're the only people there even when it's crowded. ..they know how to take care of folks...

Thank Marsha S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have gone to Vinny Vanucchi's for 20+ years and have Never been disappointed. This is an Italian restaurant. The food is exceptional and the wait staff are on their toes. We come here a couple of times a year.

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was nice to sit in the smallish outdoor seating area for lunch. Great waitstaff and food was very good. Prices are reasonable for food and wine. Salad portions were great.

Thank tjomf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Given the prices here, we were disappointed with the quality of the food. My daughter and I both chose one of the daily specials. Neither of us was particularly impressed with our dish. My daughter's eggplant parmigiana was covered with so much mozzarella cheese that...More

Thank Grace L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here with friends last Saturday late afternoon. We were seated in the most cozy little area. The atmosphere was wonderful. The food was delicious. Definitely would eat here again!

Thank Anna H
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Alice D
does this place have a handicap entrance my husband uses a walker or wheelchair
11 August 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes. It is located on Bench Street.
Linda S A
Are you open all will winter?
3 April 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes we are.
Where is the best seat for an intimate dinner for two?
8 January 2016|
Response from Meenaseven | Reviewed this property |
Call them and they will give you the best answer. We worked with them for a family reunion and they were so easy to work with and we were very happy with our spot. I find that what was great for me wasn't right for someone... More
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
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