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Vinny Vanucchi's

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180 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7629 (West 2nd)
+1 563-588-9600
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only tried pizza there, it was good and also spaghetti with meatballs for the kid and looked good too, the place is nice and service kind.

Thank Jaime G
Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once a year we meet up with some friends in the area. This time we chose this restaurant. Our lunch date was later int he day but our service was still good. The only comment about the food was from one of our friends who, even after she told the server that she does not like spicy food,ordered a dish... More 

Thank Roberta V
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic old world Italian faire, great ambiance! Looking forward to our next visit. Everything is home made, from the pastas to the sauces, breads and desserts! A rare find these days, puts Olive Garden to shame

Thank Jim B
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Excellent Food, THe salad and bread is so good, and the special was eggplant parmesan and it was the best I have ever had, my husband just had spaghetti with sausage, and he said excellent also, and service wow we had a young man and he was so good, he needs to train all waitress and waiters, he had it... More 

Thank sjbryant83
lancaster, pa
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113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Loved the inside of the restaurant. It was very quaint. I had the seafood dinner and it was good, could have used some more flavoring. My husband got the spaghetti with sausage. The sausage was way too spicy. Service was good, so was the bread and salad.

Thank cyw
Paris, France
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147 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We walked in without a reservation and were seated shortly thereafter. We wanted to see a beer list, but they had removed them from the drink menu, so our waiter went and wrote down a list for us... so impressed! The food was good, the service excellent and the ambiance was warm and welcoming.

Thank Luann Rae J
Ames, Iowa
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

When we arrived we asked to eat outside, but by the time we ordered the sun had retreated and it was cold. They could not move us inside so we shivered through lunch. Our waiter was a really good waiter, but he seemed over extended and we waited long periods of time to have him return. The Food was very... More 

Thank Blitzn2
Omaha, Nebraska
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had never been to Dubuque before and wasn't sure what to expect. My family and I found ourselve wandering around about dinner time and ended up at Vinny Vanucchi's on Main Street. The food was excellent and reasonably priced, but I really enjoyed the ambiance. The restaurant is located in an old building with a lot of character, the... More 

Thank Tim C
Lincoln, Nebraska
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We went to Vinny Vanucchi's early Sunday evening. Our waiter got my husband's drink right away and we started to order. The waiter said he would be back to take the order. And then I watched as he ran around taking care of other customers, avoiding our table. When I told the hostess we wanted to order, she got hold... More 

Thank LicoriceLady
Isla Vista, California
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Found this charming place by accident a late night. The food was great, so was the service. Recommended!

Thank lars_ostgaard

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7629
    (West 2nd)
  • Public Transportation: Cab Service.
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-588-9600

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