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Vinny's Restaurant

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165 West St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250 (First St)
+1 360-378-1934
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 3:00 am - 8:00 am
Sat 4:00 am - 9:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: We are a quaint, little Italian restaurant in the heart of Friday Harbor...
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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  • 129
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Choice

A local told us to dine here and we weren't disappointed. I took my wife here for her 40th birthday. Excellent service. The food was phenomenal. And the drinks were equally yummy. This was the best sit down restaurant on any of the three islands we visited.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Jay_Belinda
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Portland, Oregon
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Scenic view
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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A local told us to dine here and we weren't disappointed. I took my wife here for her 40th birthday. Excellent service. The food was phenomenal. And the drinks were equally yummy. This was the best sit down restaurant on any of the three islands we visited.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, really lovely ambiance, great drinks menu and good wholesome Italian food. We had a stunning view from the window seat.

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Granite Falls, Washington
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We've eaten at Vinny's a couple of times. Once when we were staying across the street on an anniversary trip, and another time with another couple as a nice night out. Both experiences were wonderful. Off the beaten path but close enough to walk from downtown Friday Harbor (only a couple of blocks off main drag), though parking available. I... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had a great meal here. The food was excellent and the staff was great from the hostess to the owner. Would definitely return.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I have eaten here twice now and loved it both times. Had Calamari once and drunken clams and pasta another time. Both were fantastic.

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Troutdale, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Everything we put in our mouths was amazing!!! and I AM italian!!! Of course they serve non-italian items also, My husband had the steak and was fabulous! we just happened upon it and what a GEM! a true fine dining experience with a casual appeal. we will definitely go back there again next time we are in town.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

First the good news -- the meat sauce and putenesca was very good and there was enough of it. The bad news is that theygave us probably half as much pasta as they should have. They also treated the bread like it was gold. Considering all this the meal was definitely overpriced. Service was friendly but only so so.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My elderly mom and I enjoyed a basic meal here that was little more than a couple of salads and desert. I was worried that a place that looked this nice would take umbrage at our paltry order but they were warm and helpful. And everything was delicious. The house red was worth having - next time I'd like to... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great service all around. We had lasagna and spaghetti- both were excellent. Great bread and salads. Recommend reservations.

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Clackamas, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We decided to take our daughter and son-in-law out to a nice dinner on our last evening at Friday Harbor, and chose Vinny's. The employee who seated us immediately embarrassed us by noting we did not have a reservation, although it was off-season, around 8 p.m., and lot of good tables were available. A conspicuous table in the middle was... More 

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Additional Information about Vinny's Restaurant

Address: 165 West St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: +1 360-378-1934
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
Open Hours:
Tuesday 3:00 am - 8:00 am
Wednesday 3:00 am - 8:00 am
Thursday 3:00 am - 8:00 am
Friday 3:00 am - 8:00 am
Saturday 4:00 am - 9:00 am
Average Prices: USD $30
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 165 West St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
    (First St)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-1934

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Large groups, Doing business, Scenic view

Description

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!
Open Hours
Tuesday
3:00 am - 8:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 am - 8:00 am
Thursday
3:00 am - 8:00 am
Friday
3:00 am - 8:00 am
Saturday
4:00 am - 9:00 am

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