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Vinny's Ristorante

165 West St, PO Box 3335, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8335
+1 360-378-1934
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (51 reviews)
“tiramisu” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
165 West St, PO Box 3335, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8335
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an exceptional restaurant where every bite of food is extraordinarily delicious. We had the Calamari appetizer, then the Flat Steak and Mediterranean Chicken. I was honestly surprised a restaurant could make food taste so good. Prices are on the high side, but reasonable,...More

Thank Kent W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a 2 week trip of the Pacific Northwest, spending just one night in most places. We happened to meet a couple while sightseeing during the day who were staying at our hotel. They mentioned that they hadn't been able to get into...More

Thank donart
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We went here for my birthday dinner. I had the Mediterranean chicken and my boyfriend had the pasta from hell. I thoroughly enjoyed the chicken dish. The waitress warned my bf about the heat of the pasta, but he decided to try it anyway. I...More

1  Thank 627susanc
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Having travelled all day from London, UK, via Seattle, Vinny's was the perfect place to stop for an early dinner. Although they were fully booked for the evening, we promised to be quick and they fitted us in. And how grateful we were! Delicious food...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We ate here for our 40th wedding anniversary. The service was good, the food was excellent and we enjoyed a good bottle of wine. I highly recommend Vinny's Ristorante!

Thank Marsha M
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Although the food was good, the ringing of the ears was just too much to tolerate to make it truly enjoyable. The flavors were delicious. The special blue cheese and bacon salad was scrumptious and I thoroughly enjoyed the chicken marsala....BUT, the noise level and...More

Thank BayouWanderer
Reviewed August 31, 2018

This is one of our Go To restaurants whenever we are in Friday Harbor. It is located at the top of the hill overlooking the Friday Harbor Marina but, unfortunately, a condominium popped up in front so now the view are blocked. However, the ambience...More

Thank Doug H
Vinnys1, Owner at Vinny's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thank you very much for the kind review and for making Vinny's one of your go to restaurants. Hopefully our food, service and ambiance makes up for the lost view! Thank you

Reviewed August 29, 2018

Busy Italian restaurant with lots of choices and not too pricey. Reservations helpful, but we got a table after a one-hour wait on a Sunday night.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Our adult kids surprised us for our anniversary & took us here. Great wine, phenomenal appetizers-mushrooms in Marsala, oysters, Mediterranean chicken is to die for. Great salmon and pasta dishes and daily specials. Crime brule, tiramisu, and seasonal fruit crumble finished off the evening. DEFINITELY...More

Thank The_Parentals
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I have not been to Vinny's in a few years but wanted a special place for my 41st anniversary. My wife and I have fond memories of excellent service, food, and decor. Sunday night we dined again at Vinny's. Service and food are still excellent;...More

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Billie R
August 14, 2016|
Response from fhfoodie | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Our restaurant seats 52 maximum. You might try Friday Harbor House.
May 5, 2016|
Response from Fred B | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Call Vinny's and ask for Becky it Julie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 West St, PO Box 3335, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8335
    (First St)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-1934
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We are a quaint, little Italian restaurant in the heart of Friday Harbor. We offer authentic Italian Cuisine in a beautiful, fun atmosphere. Come and enjoy Vinny’s!
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