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Vinny Vanucchi's

180 Main Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
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Ranked #23 of 175 Restaurants in Dubuque
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: West 2nd
Transit: Cab Service.
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English first
Dubuque, Iowa, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Besides the terrible Italian food, the bread is good and it has a nice atmosphere. I've eaten there a half dozen times and still can't figure out the local appeal.

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Sherrill, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The meal was excellent and our service was fantastic. We didn't have to wait for a table as we called ahead for a reservation and were seated immediately. The appetizers and main course came out very quickly and the portions sizes were large so we took half the food home.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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119 reviews 119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Another trip down memory lane, while in Galena. This place has been around for quite awhile. They are doing things right. Nice décor, greeted warmly, and offered unlimited salad and garlic bread. The Italian sausage was rather hot, (spicy). Waitress said about a 6 but more about an 8 on the heat scale. The food was delicious and as we... More 

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The interior of the restaurant is very charming. Service was great. Prices reasonable and in line with other downtown eateries. Garlic bread and salad are awesome. I had manicotti. It was good but not great. If you like Italian food I don't think you will be dissappointed. I will visit again when having dinner in downtown area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

A friend and I visited Vinny Vanucchi's last month. The food was excellent. Be sure to try the Pasta Siciliano if you are a fan of white sauce and vegetables.

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Wheatland, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The food was excellent, plentiful, and for a fair price. The decor is charming, I loved all the exposed brick. Will be back for sure.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The sausage raggau is killer, and so was the salad and bread! Engaging staff, great atmosphere, check it out if you can.

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Batavia, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This restaurant serves delicious food and offers a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. However, the service can be slow even when the place isn't crowded. Delicious food, and lots of it, make it easy to share a dish or take home leftovers. Great downtown location near hotels and shopping.

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Dubuque, Iowa
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wonderful Italian food. Garlic bread is delicious. Only downfall the night we went was they were having problems with their heat.

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San Diego, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We were there with a large group and they were unprepared and service suffered. So if going in a large group make sure to notify them well in advance.

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Additional Information about Vinny Vanucchi's

Address: 180 Main Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone Number: 563.588.9600
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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