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Vinny Vanucchi's

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201 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036 (Washington)
+1 815-777-8100
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11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went there for a very late lunch during the week. We've been going there for years when in town. The food has always been good as has the service. It's a great, comfortable atmosphere and it was nice having it almost to ourselves given the timing of our visit. It you have not been there it is well worth... More 

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Thank Drkbane
Smithton, Illinois
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was delicious. I had the tortellini carbonara which I highly recommend. Our waiter was very prompt and polite. Nice setting in an historic building.

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Thank spidey1677
Mansfield, Illinois
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant has a very nice atmosphere and the food is delicious. The service is top-notch - our server make recommendations based on our preferences, refilled our drinks in a timely manner and was very friendly.

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Thank Cindy G
Mackinaw, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent pasta, and great service. Atmosphere is very nice and feels very authentic. A great place to catch a meal

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Thank ceyman72
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate a late lunch here and really enjoyed the atmosphere the multiple levels create for this restaurant. Food was tasty and service was prompt and attentive. Recommend the pasta Ala Vinny if you like seafood

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Thank thmsedward
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok place. Decent number of gluten-free options for my husband. He had the Chicken Parmesan and I had the Veal Marsala. Both were just ok; expected more since VV's had such a high rating on Trip Advisor. Waitress was not very friendly or attentive. She had to be reminded to bring our wine and we were already halfway finished with... More 

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Thank Judith R
Round Lake Beach, Illinois, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Vinny's our last night in Galena. Amazing food and dessert. Great service too! You must try the tiramisu martini... Yum!😀😀

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Thank Cherie D
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and excellent food...quaint decor! Calamari was crisp and tender...Italian sausage was nicely spicy...pasta cooked perfectly. Heavenly garlic toast! Even the climb up 2 flights of stairs was no big deal. A must for visitors!

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Thank Susanne B
Rock Falls, Illinois
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vinnie Vanucchi's Italian Restaurant has real good food. I have never had anything I didn't love, and I've been there several times. Located in the shopping town of Galena, IL, it's a great place to drink some drinks in their bar, and relax after a day of shopping. The wine is very good< too>

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Thank Carol M
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner prior to the magic show which is only about a block away Our dinners were great. We had salad and garlic bread that came with our meals The bread is very buttery but also very flavorful. The salad has a really groose dressing on it ... yum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036
    (Washington)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-8100

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Independence
8 months ago
Wisconsin
Des Plaines, Illinois

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