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Vincenzo's Asheville

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Downtown Asheville
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10 North Market Street, Asheville, NC 28801-2908 (College)
828-254-4698
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: For over twenty-two years, Vincenzo's has been an institution in...
For over twenty-two years, Vincenzo's has been an institution in Ashevile's vibrant, downtown restaurant scene. Providing award winning food and service, live local music nightly and both white tablecloth and Bistro style service has allowed us to survive and thrive. We hope you come and build a wonderful memory with us soon.
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  • 135
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food and nice music

Non-pretentious, but reminiscent of some great Italian restaurants in New York in South Florida in the 70s and 80s. Good food good service good background music… Nice for a group of friends, or a romantic evening

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
gypsykaps
via mobile
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nothing really stood out. Average service, typical Italian food. It wasn't bad, but there are better options in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Non-pretentious, but reminiscent of some great Italian restaurants in New York in South Florida in the 70s and 80s. Good food good service good background music… Nice for a group of friends, or a romantic evening

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Asheville, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

if you go to an Italian restaurant and they serve your bread with very low quality olive oil, that should be your first sign your food is also likely to be poor quality. if the chef does not care about the oil quality, they are likely not to care about the food quality. let me first say that i know... More 

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Candler, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had heard a lot about Vincenzo's and decided to try it out one night prior to a play at ACT. First thing I noticed was a soured water smell as I walked in. It never left. Not sure what it was but it made me feel like the place wasn't clean. The wine selection was very good but he... More 

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have come here several times with friends of mine, each time was a joy to behold. The building is older, and split into two levels, seeing as i rather enjoy the ambiance of the bar downstairs we usually eat there. They make it a point to have a piano available and usually have a musician on hand most nights... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Delicious food. Fresh ingredients , large portions. Italian charm. Enjoyed the piano player. The atmosphere was wonderful.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Excellent food all around. Everything on the menu is good, fresh, and delicious. Parking can be a problem, especially on a weekend or whenever a big event is around. The pesto sauce is particularly good.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

In town, on a brick lined street. old world charm on old world flavors embrace the upstairs bistro. If you what one of oldest restaurants in Asheville visit this classic.

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Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We have eaten dinner here twice. It is a very cozy atmosphere with decent food. Service was average but we love the upstairs. I would go back in a heart beat and love the at home cottage feel. I have had the salmon and pasta dishes as well as gnochi all very good.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Very old building which seemed cozy enough. Service was so so. We had to add salt and pepper to the olive oil dip to give the bread enough flavor. My husband had the beef carpaccio to start, which was not noteworthy. We ordered Alfredo and a chicken dish. My Alfredo smelled strongly of burnt garlic and tasted close to the... More 

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Dwight B, Owner at Vincenzo's Asheville, responded to this review

Hi George, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to Vincenzo's. We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your meal. I will look into your feedback personally to ensure this does not happen again. I would like to invite you to give us another try, I assure you, we can be your go-to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 North Market Street, Asheville, NC 28801-2908
    (College)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: 828-254-4698

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic

Description

For over twenty-two years, Vincenzo's has been an institution in Ashevile's vibrant, downtown restaurant scene. Providing award winning food and service, live local music nightly and both white tablecloth and Bistro style service has allowed us to survive and thrive. We hope you come and build a wonderful memory with us soon.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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