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Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian

641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
+1 828-253-1077
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic knots” (100 reviews)
“lasagna” (100 reviews)
“cannoli” (39 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
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Reviewed yesterday

Place was recommended to us from the management of the Albemarle Inn where we were staying. Wife and I had the Chicken Piccata and Salmon Gratella with a side Caesar salad. We would return for the food itself. But the staff, what can I say....More

1  Thank McChip
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visit UNCA (Asheville) for student plays with other family members frequently. Vinnie’s had great reviews. Should have paid attention to the “neighborhood” part. Locals are definitely the favorites. No reservations, just wait list. We checked in with hostess at 6:00, explained that we needed...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We recently returned to celebrate closing on our new Asheville home and I think we will be regulars in no time. Our server Grace congratulated us on our news and endorsed our wine selection (1/2 price on Mondays). Expecting to unpack over the coming week,...More

Thank linda c
Reviewed 6 days ago

We found this place on tripadvisor and it was just perfect. Kurt was the best waiter, made us fell right at home. Food selection was amazing and delicious. Highly recommend eating here

Thank pamie72
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW this restaurant could be in south Boston, New Jersey, or New York.The food is simply terrace with that Italian taste that I remember from my youth in New Jersey--real sauce like mama made.

1  Thank louis8160
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like Italian food even if pasta is not on my regular dinner rotation. This restaurant served a wonderful salmon dish and my wife had chicken marsala. All the food was served hot and the staff was wonderful. We are not sure if the hour...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waitress Grace was perfect and funny. Felt so at home here. The food was So good and filling . Will be coming back. If your in Asheville, Vinnie's is a must go. Trust me, you won't regret it. 👌

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was gnocchi night and it was outstanding. The waitress suggested the smoky tomato sauce. I was so glad I ordered it. My husband had lasagna. He was stuffed and oh so pleased. Highly recommend.

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my wife to this restaurant recently and was the best dinning experience she and I have ever experienced. The restaurant was very clean, the staff was super attentive and the food was top notch! No wonder this restaurant is ranked #1 for Italian restaurants...More

Thank Americo M
Reviewed 1 week ago

pet friendly! Good italian food, Maggie was an excellent waitress. nice outdoor seating for Pongo! food served hot and pasta was al dente.

Thank marinedermdoc
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Questions & Answers
26 October 2017|
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Response from susielander | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. We did not have one.
Linda W
17 October 2016|
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Response from Eric S | Property representative |
Hello, just saw your Q' coincidentally, best would be to call or our FB page. We offer a gluten free pasta and we also have some gluten free dishes. If you have any more Q' please contact us directly. Thanks so much Vinnie's
Harvey G
16 August 2016|
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Response from Tom F | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. To quote their website, "don't even ask!"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-253-1077
Formerly the Award Winning Savoy now Vinnie's. Same owner, same attention to details, quality of food and service.
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