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Vinny Vanucchi's

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201 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036 (Washington)
+1 815-777-8100
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Mansfield, Illinois
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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.

Thank Cindy G
Mackinaw, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank ceyman72
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank thmsedward
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 

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!😀😀

Thank Cherie D
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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!

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>

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 3 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

Thank 60404Cja
Davenport, Iowa
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had reservations for 6:00 PM (there were 8 of us for a girls weekend), but some got done shopping early so decided to stop in for a drink and wait. They informed us they had room and could seat us as soon as the rest arrived, an hour ahead of time. The service was great, our server was very... More 

Thank tazlady198
North Liberty, Iowa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was fantastic! With your excellent meal you get super yummy garlic bread and their house salad. This salad is similar to Olive Garden but 300 million times better. The second day we wised up and split an entree. The decor was very fun and authentic. I can't recommend this place enough.

Thank Allison M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-8100

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