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Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian

641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
+1 828-253-1077
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic knots” (97 reviews)
“lasagna” (99 reviews)
“cannoli” (38 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 via mobile

We eat at Vinnie's once every month or so and have always enjoyed the food and atmosphere there. We've tried pasta dishes, pizza, and a few of the specialities of the house. Our favorites are the spaghetti with Sunday gravy, chicken marsala, spaghetti carbonara, and...More

1  Thank debwaync
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Here on a Tuesday night around 8. The place was hopping. The outside area & inside dining both filled. Figured it must be good if it's packed on a Tuesday! We were greeted with a smile and our table was ready. Walking to our table,...More

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited this restaurant to get away from the expensive hotel restaurants. This was very good food from a local neighborhood restaurant. They do provide very large portions.

Thank Katlangel
Reviewed 5 days ago

We're glad we found Vinnie's when we searched for Italian food during our recent trip to Asheville. Our family of 4 had Cheese Calzone w/sausage, Pene alla Arrabbiata, Spaghetti with Sunday Gravy, and Veal Marsala. The Spaghetti with Sunday Gravy included 2 servings of both...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was good. There was a long wait but it didn't disappoint. The garlic knots are a must. Dalton was our server and he did a fantastic job.

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were celebrating my wife's birthday, and she wanted authentic Italian for dinner. Being new to the area, we had not yet tried Vinnie's. We were not disappointed. She had the Chicken Parmigiana and I had the Rigattoni Bolognese. The for was delicious and the...More

Thank Sonny P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reviews are really good, but I have had much better Italian food elsewhere. It was Gnocchi night and the place was packed. We waited for approximately an hour for a table and ended up dining outside which was surprisingly more quiet and pleasant. The...More

Thank srham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service provided by our server "Caitlin!!" I loved the ambience and especially the great Memphis soul music play list!!

Thank Gwen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Grove Park Inn, but dined at Vinnie's! Great food and service. Hard to find eggplant done right, but here you have it.

1  Thank Moodleman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a wonderful experience.... authentic Italian with a GREAT waitstaff and relaxed atmosphere!!!!! Large portions.... this will be a must do every time we visit!!!!

1  Thank 684pattis
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Linda W
16 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
15 August 2016|
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Response from Tom F | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. To quote their website, "don't even ask!"
17 March 2015|
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Response from Jo-Ellen A | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall a separate room but the back area can be used for large parties. I've been there when a party was going on and there was no problem. I'd ask them how they'd handle it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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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