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Vinny's of Carroll Gardens

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295 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
718-875-5600
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 18
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Vavavoom at Vinny's

Had a chance to visit Vinny's at the recommendation of my mother in law. She claimed it was the BEST Italian restaurant in Brooklyn. I must admit, she was right. We were welcomed immediately and the waitstaff was on top of things. The portions are HUGE. Had enough leftovers for two days... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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English first
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had a chance to visit Vinny's at the recommendation of my mother in law. She claimed it was the BEST Italian restaurant in Brooklyn. I must admit, she was right. We were welcomed immediately and the waitstaff was on top of things. The portions are HUGE. Had enough leftovers for two days! The food was served hot and fresh. I... More 

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Chapala, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 386 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We dined here twice. It is a fairly small restaurant, need reservations or expect to wait. Lots of bread and butter, salads, and large portions of Italian food. Chicken Parmesan was very good as were other Italian dishes. Waitress was great but pretty busy so no socializing. Many varieties of beer available. When you repeat a restaurant in a week... More 

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Ithaca, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We were in Brooklyn for a wedding and Vinny's was recommended by the owner of our B&B. She's and older Italian lady who has lived in the neighborhood forever. Vinny's is a wonderful neighborhood joint that's charming in its simplicity. The waitresses are busy and the place is hopping so you won't get lots of staff attention but I did... More 

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Morganville, New Jersey, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Old School Italian at great price. Neighborhood is happening but if you want a taste of what it used to be like come here. Family size dishes. Sicilian eggplant and veal pizzaiola is awesome. They also sell wine.

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timberlake,nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

While in Brooklyn visit Vinnie's if you want Italian food. Located on Smith Street, it's not hard to find, and you can usually find parking nearby. It's all great food, but i tend to order the Chicken Parm most of the time. Two chicken breast on top of spaghetti ?? Yes, it's calling my name ! Lots of bread and... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Always a favorite when I go back to visit Brooklyn.. Fresh home made food big portions. Taste like moms cooking.. Recommend takeout. Small place not much seating. Order pickup and eat at home. You wont be disappointed..

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited for lunch , and didn't eat for the rest of the day ! Food was incredible , vinny himself came over and had a chat with us which was Cool ! I has the spaghetti and my boyfriend had the veal , really tasty and great service !

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Vinny's is a great old school Italian restaurant done cafeteria style the eggplant Parmesan is unbelievable the portions are so large you can get two meals from them you have to try everything in here it's all great

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

if you want REAL ITALIAN food made by REAL Brooklyn ITALIANS, you need to stop by here. NOWWWWW!!! everything on the menu is homemade it the open kitchen in which you shall see Vito master chef. The Eggplant Parmigiana is to die for, try the Chicken Parmigiana too. each dinner comes with a vegatable and loads of bread.

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Scarsdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

i remember carroll gardens when it was a predominately working class neighborhood. ninos restaurant which has since closed provided classic home style cooking to the neighborhood. vinny's is a family spin off that has supplanted the former establishment---awesome italian food at reasonable prices.

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Additional Information about Vinny's of Carroll Gardens

Address: 295 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Phone Number: 718-875-5600
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 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
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 295 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-875-5600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 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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