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Vinny Vanucchi's

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201 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036 (Washington)
+1 815-777-8100
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Delightful outdoor dining. Wonderfully helpful and efficient wait staff. Megan was superb. Fettucinni carbonara was one of the better ones I've had outside Italy itself.

Thank Victoria G
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The restaurant is chopped up into many different spaces. You need to climb stairs to get around. The wait staff was nice. I had the fettuccini mecelle (shrimp and broccoli in a tomatoe based cream sauce). The shrimp was cooked perfectly, the cream sauce reminded me of Campbell's soup. I did not finish it. My husband had chicken parmesan and... More 

Thank 607kimmy
Des Plaines, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was great and way too much we had to leave it since we had no way to save it. they do have a handicap entrance by the top level of the restaurant. awesome ambiance they also have gluten free pasta

Thank notadumbblond
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place came highly recommended and we weren't disappointed. Classic Italian restaurant, with a reasonably priced wine list. The house pinot grigio was excellent. Meals come with a family style salad and garlic bread. We weren't very hungry and were able to split the lasagna for an extra $5.95 which gave us each salad and garlic bread making the perfect... More 

Thank KarenM4799
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for dinner on our last night in Galena. We were actually suppose to go at 5:00 but we were done shopping early and wanted to get home earlier so we went to dinner at 3:00. It actually saved us about $10 between my wife and I cause they had their lunch menu going until 4:00. So our... More 

Thank Bryan M
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good and abundant, but not great. I didn’t get the impression that Nonna was in the kitchen turning out recipes that had been in family for generations. Had a nice selection of wines in half bottles that were reasonable. Service was friendly and speedy, but used dishes (salad, bread plates, etc.) were left on the table, even... More 

Thank Mary Kay S
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this spot at the last minute. Great food! The baked seafood pasta was great. The server was very good. I recommend.

Thank Jerry S
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always like Vinny's place. My favorite is the fresh pasta with the Vinny sauce (a little spicy) I have never had a dish there that I didn't like. Order away and enjoy!!

Thank Mike R
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us dined at Vinny Vanucchis on a Friday night in September . The food and service could not have been better. All of the meals were extremely tasty and served steaming hot. The server was a wonderful young lady who was very attentive to our table. Them restaurant is housed in a 100 year old building that was... More 

Thank marieMilwaukee
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great salad dressing with huge hunks of garlic bread to start. Mom had the ravioli and I had the chicken compomdore. Huge portions! The desserts looked great but we were full! Great waitress and the sweetest staff. Fun evening!

Thank Tia K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-8100

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