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Vinny's Restaurant

165 West St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
(360) 378-1934
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Ranked #15 of 54 Restaurants in Friday Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: First St
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!

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Lake Tranquility
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116 reviews 116 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Friday Harbor and the rest of San Juan Island is rather up-scale with restaurants that tend to be on the rather fancy side with prices to match. The pricing is due to everything having to be shipped into the island and therefore understandable. We were looking for something a little lower key when we wandered down one of the side... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We ate there twice in 6 nights, so that says something. Great meatballs. Creme Burlee is very good (add some local, coconut ice cream). Friendly staff - we were there on a busy night and a slow night, and both were handled well.

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Loomis, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This restaurant was right next door to our hotel and it was FABULOUS! Excellent service, wonderful food from appetizers to main course, and fine wine. It's quaint, romantic, and reasonable. A must for sure in Friday Harbor!

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Redmond, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We picked the place because it was across the street from our hotel. Great food for a very good price. Servers were friendly without being obsequious. Can't ask for more.

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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

the food and atmosphere is very nice. i enjoyed my dinner and salad, but the dinner portions was a little on the smaller side. one of the better restaurants in Friday Harbor for a resonable price. i'll return again.

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Seattle
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I am sorry to say what a disappointment our recent dinner at Vinny's was. The wait staff was delight, the ambiance inviting. We were in the mood for Italian. The place was packed. Yet the food was not just underwhelming but overcooked and not well flavored. Hopefully this was just an off night.

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Wheaton il
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went for the better price and got a better meal and found where the locals eat. Good food and a feeling your home.

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Allendale, New Jersey
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75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Four of us went here for dinner hoping to get a typical large portion type Italian meal. Wrong... The food was tasty and service was OK but the portions were more like "French portions" and expensive for the amount you get. One chicken Marsala dish looked even smaller than a child's portion! How about a scallop dish with only 3... More

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Boise, ID
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We received a cool reception upon arriving at 5 to an almost empty restaurant and were told that a reservation was "preferred". The service was very slow. The Baked Penne arrived totally sans penne. They offered to redo the order but we had already been there too long. There was no adjustment made on the bill for the mistake. The... More

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Vinny's is a block and a half off the town's primary road, Spring Street, and up a bit of a hill. You will be rewarded for your walk. I could say a lot about Vinny's but the best of the best is...this is where locals eat! You won't be disappointed.

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