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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%
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“garlic knots” (106 reviews)
“lasagna” (107 reviews)
“cannoli” (41 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 1 week ago via mobile

From the “welcome to Vinnies greeting at the door to paying the bill a great experience. Busy, boisterous family place full of positive ambience. Dalton was our server and was excellent. Garlic knots are a must order. Homemade bread in olive oil balsamic dip was...More

Thank Allan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a date night with my husband at this outstanding Italian restaurant last night! If you’re looking for authentic Italian food, then look no further! Denny’s is your spot! The entire staff gets along extremely well and looks like they’re having their own party and...More

Thank RobCatherine G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing from the appetizer to the main course. We were too stuffed for dessert. We are gluten free and they were very conscientious of the situation.

Thank darallison
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have come to Vinnies two years on a row when in town skiing! The food is wonderful and the people and service is excellent. Kurt was our waiter and did an excellent job! Already looking forward to next year!

Thank mommaburge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in town to visit my son Willy who works at Vinnie’s. I asked to go there when I found out they offer linguine with clams in white wine sauce. Arrived around 7:45 and heard the resounding “welcome to Vinnie’s!” welcome from the staff....More

3  Thank ABQ87109
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was excellent. We had the spaghetti and twice-baked lasagna. Fried cauliflower and artichoke hearts for starters. Even the bread was superb. Plus the staff had fun - creating a great dining environment. Our server, Amanda Panda, was one of the best ever.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is amazing - not fru fru fancy but just good Italian food - but it's the staff - from the waiters and bartenders to the cooks - who make this such a gem. They are incredibly friendly and inviting and truly make this...More

Thank NMRB91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is without a doubt the best Italian in Asheville, but I would be bold enough to say it could be the best in the state. I haven't eaten at all of the Italian Restaurants in the state mind you, but this experience was so...More

Thank jlfharv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you walk in the entire staff says welcome to Vinnies, which is cute. We got there 10 minutes after they opened and we had to wait 15 minutes for a table. We waited in the small bar area where the bar tender was very...More

Thank Robyn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a extraordinarily long wait because we actually had a party of 6 and 1/4! But the food and the wait staff made it worth the wait. Meal was very reasonably priced. Our waitress, Grace made our meal a joy. The food was delicious...More

Thank SueBeeHoney99
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 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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