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Vinny Vanucchi's

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Italian, Pasta
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201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036 (Washington)
(815) 777-8100
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 341
    Excellent
  • 143
    Very good
  • 69
    Average
  • 34
    Poor
  • 29
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Eggplant Parm!

Ate there Friday May 29, 2015. The atmosphere was nice, very inviting. The salad was great and the garlic bread amazing! I had the Eggplant Parm which was a special that night. Delish! Very thickly sliced eggplant which I enjoyed very much. Sauce was also very good. Would eat there again for sure!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
Tracyinnewyork
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Upstate NY
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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616 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Upstate NY
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Ate there Friday May 29, 2015. The atmosphere was nice, very inviting. The salad was great and the garlic bread amazing! I had the Eggplant Parm which was a special that night. Delish! Very thickly sliced eggplant which I enjoyed very much. Sauce was also very good. Would eat there again for sure!

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Orland Park, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Used to be a dining destination til now. Dined there over Memorial Day weekend.Dirty plates & silverware to start.They refused to add spinach to my past because it was considered a "Featured Item".Served me spaghetti instead of angel hair.I was told distributor didn't deliver any.I wasn't told until AFTER they served me.Offered me no alternative, no credit, no dessert. "Signature"... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great Italian place. The garlic bread is phenomenal and I could fill up on that alone. The food is amazing. I would recommend something, but you can't go wrong with anything.

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Chicago, IL
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

The setting the pretty and the food was just ok. Expected more for sure. Went once and won't go back..

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Aurora, Illinois
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Yummy warm bread, baked mosticolli, and salad. We've eaten outside but this time we are upstairs and it was very nice. The old photographs on the walls add character and they are interesting to look at. It's a very nice place with great staff and food.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We had the bruschetta to start. Delicious. Salad and Garlic Bread followed. Just as good. I had the eggplant parmigiana and it was good. My husband had the steak which he said was alright. The service was out of this world! Our waiter took great care of us. The manager sent my husband ice cream with a candle for his... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Love this place. The food is great but atmosphere is better. Feel a little sorry for the servers... tables on so many levels, but they all have smiles on their faces.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

busy Tuesday night, given few restaurants open in Galena on Monday's / Tuesday's - food very average and clearly not being cooked from fresh - disappointing overall

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Plainfield, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My mom has been here before & loved it! So she took me food was good, good service & atmosphere very quiet! Would recommend!

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Freeport, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It is best to park on the upper street if you don't like climbing stairs, but the exercise is worth it! We are not bread people, so we chose the bruschetta and that was a good exchange. They have a special sauce that my daughter got on the side, and loved so much she wanted to take a jar home... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
    (Washington)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: (815) 777-8100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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