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Vinny Vanucchi's

201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-8100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“garlic bread” (218 reviews)
“pasta” (128 reviews)
“stuffed shells” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
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11 - 20 of 1,359 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eggplant parmasean special was good. Ragu was ordered without mushrooms and delivered with them. Sent back, and served a rushed, inedible replacement. Server was struggling to serve her tables. Wine list is ok. Won’t return.

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waitress Misty was awesome, very welcoming & knowledgeable of the menu. Our meal was wonderful & fairly priced for it’s quality. Will definitely go again & hope we are lucky enough to have Misty take care of us again!

Thank jnboop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice atmosphere! Very generous portions and good food. I had the Chicken Alfredo and really enjoyed it. Garlic bread was delicious. Will go back again when in Galena area.

Thank tslansky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a few years since eating here and were looking forward to an excellent meal. To our surprise the food was quite mediocre. Both of us ordered a pasta dish where the pasta was over cooked, poorly drained with too much sauce. The...More

1  Thank BoatDad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice decor - good selection of items to choose from. Salad with an entree is family style with an option for more; garlic bread is a must try!

Thank nekko95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The freshly minted husband and I decided to give Vinny’s a try during our Galena stay. Portion sizes were good, very typical. I had the manicotti, which resulted in a very upset stomach. He had the meat lasagna, which he reported was “okay.” We were...More

1  Thank AlmdoiPad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had amazing food and service! We started with a salad and amazing bread. I had chicken parmigiana and it was wonderful! My husband had Aunt Gracie’s penne and sausage, it was fabulous too. It is spicy and has a great red pepper flavor. We...More

Thank Erin1Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vinny's surprised us. Though the stairs to get there and inside the restaurant can be too much for some people, it's worth it; you can ask to stay lower down. The garlic bread was delicious. The salad did need more dressing, but it was nice....More

Thank Reiner S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in the mood for Italian and chose this restaurant. First off, if stairs are a problem for you, park on Bench St and use the entrance on side of building, otherwise you will have to climb up and down many stairs to get...More

Thank Iowaquilts
Reviewed 19 October 2017

There are a lot of Bar & Grill type spots in Galena with the typical burger and and fries menus and unfortunately service to match but if you want to go to a "restaurant" you might want to try Vinny's. The decor is truly quaint...More

Thank Dogan D
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Questions & Answers
23 May 2017|
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Response from danjohnsongs | Reviewed this property |
I know they had some options.
Alice D
11 August 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes. It is located on Bench Street.
Linda S A
2 April 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes we are.
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-8100
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