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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 #14 of 53 Restaurants in Friday Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 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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Nederland, Colorado
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We ate there twice. The food was superb the first visit but did not live up to expectations. The restaruant was filled to capiacity on the second visit with people waiting to be seated. We would try it again.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Vinny's shared the parking lot with our hotel and we were going to head "into town" for dinner but decided to just drop in and see what they offered as we love Italian. We were not disappointed. We were offered a quiet table, even without a reservation. By dinner time, the place was swamped and this was the off season.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Service was prompt and friendly. The menu looked good, everything was fresh enough, but the portion sizes and flavor needed to be equal to the prices. My chicken piccata was quite petite. A small amount of rather plain sauce and very few artfully placed capers did not have the flavor I was looking for. Also on the plate were 6... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A popular place to eat, great food, fantastic service, a wonderful selections of wine too. Make reservations especially on the weekends.

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Boise, Idaho
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116 reviews 116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Compelled by TA reviews of this restaurant vs other possibilities in Friday Harbor, we ventured in on a Wednesday evening. The restaurant was surprisingly quite filled with a crowd that included a lot of locals. Started w/a Calamari appetizer down in a tomato/raisin sauce --- very crispy & tangy. Sautéed spinach w/olive oil, pine nuts & garlic (too much for... More 

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Roche Harbor, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

When we first got to the island we were told about this place.... We couldn't find it.... We stumbled upon it on my Husbands Birthday... The Place was very sedate. The carbonara... Soft and delicious. My husbands halibut and risotto... Was perfectly flavored and not over sauced. The view not that great. but definitely more quiet than most of the... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The tomato sauce was better than my own, which says a lot as I am a good cook and a fussy eater of Italian food. Normally I can make better than most italian restaurants. But Vinny's is better than my food. Pass on the rice ball appetizers (archini) not well done. But Chicken Parm,Seafood Pasta, bread, dessert and wine all... More 

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Lake Forest, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Wonderful food and excellent service! The wine was excellent and the restaurant is set back a bit, but does have a harbor view.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Italian deliciousness. Good service, great food. Make reservations in the summer. Locally owned and operated. Special place for a special meal.

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Lake Tranquility
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116 reviews 116 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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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Additional Information about Vinny's Restaurant

Address: 165 West St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: (360) 378-1934
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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