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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
165 West St, PO Box 3335, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8335
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

The service is good, the wine list and menu excellent. We really enjoyed our meal. A small climb from the ferry, but well worth it.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Dani was our waitress and she was attentive, knowledgeable, and fun! The calamari appetizer was superb, as was the clams and linguine entree (husband is very fussy about seafood). The shrimp scampi was also excellent! And the creme brûlée was great! Everything was temperature perfect...More

Thank tafromCO
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Food and service was good. Nice change of pace from all the seafood we'd been enjoying on our trip to the Pacific Northwest.

Thank SpanishRootsToo
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I live in Friday Harbor and have visited Vinny's twice this summer. The first time my husband and I both ordered the lasagna. The noodles were soft and the dish was barely warm. Big disappointment. This week we decided to give them another chance. I...More

Thank FridaySu
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is one of the best places to eat Italian! We liked it so much we went back for a second evening.

Thank Colleen G
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We come here every year while cruising the San Juan's and are never disappointed. Reservations are a good thing.

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The Veal Marsala is to die for here. Seriously, it's the best I ever had. The service was absolutely perfect. We had a female...wish I knew her name. Very good restaurant.

Thank TraciV
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This place always seems to be busy. If you're looking for an upscale Italian meal, I'd recommend calling ahead for a reservation.

Thank MickiElle
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The summer of 2016, my husband and I went to Vinny's and were very impressed. So this summer, we had several family members in town with us, and decided to take them there with us. Our reservation was for 6:45pm, although we were seated right...More

2  Thank luvintotravel
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to do Italian We were trying to make the 6 o'clock ferry. The restaurant was supposed to open at 4 but their hostess didn't know what time to report to her job. It went downhill from there. My husband ordered Carbonara. We heard...More

1  Thank Bobbi H
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Questions & Answers
Billie R
14 August 2016|
Response from fhfoodie | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Our restaurant seats 52 maximum. You might try Friday Harbor House.
5 May 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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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