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Vinny Vanucchi's

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$$ - $$$
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201 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036 (Washington)
+1 815-777-8100
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a fabulous meal!, great service and incredible food. We will be back!!! The waitress recommendation was perfect!

Thank Julie P
Woodstock, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food and enirons during times of needed entertainmentas well as passing bye good times fior friends

Thank Don T
Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We climbed the hill to get to Vinny's which is a bit of a trek but it's worth it. We just stopped for quick appetizers for lunch. I had the house salad with the house dressing. It was quite large and tasty. We all shared calamari, bruschetta, and their meatballs. The calamari was pretty much like everywhere else but good.... More 

Thank ken i
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was decent here, not the best Italian food ever but it hit the spot. I'm giving it a 3 because the seating was so confusing. The restaurant was broken into three sections. We didn't realize that you had to specify, so waited for a table for the downstairs part for 30 minutes while in the bar upstairs. There... More 

Lodi, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had fantastic food and service. The ambiance was great and we were able to eat on the patio on a beautiful Fall evening. They take reservations which we didn't have but we're seated immediately.

Thank sherryc407
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch at Vinny Vanucchi's was my favorite meal during a recent girls' trip to Galena. The atmosphere was great, the service friendly, reasonable prices and good portion sizes. I had the manicotti and my mom ordered chicken marsala. The manicotti was the better of the two. But the cheese bread was the best!

Thank 2Iowans
Linton, Indiana
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the food all the pastas are wonderful. The inside makes you think your in Italy. Very friendly and good service did not have any issues with anything there.

Thank Pat R
Algonquin, Illinois
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good, friendly service. Noted it was our anniversary dinner when making the reservation online and the host mentioned it when checking in and comp'd our spumoni dessert! We have gone there every year for about 10 years and Vinny's has always been good food and good friendly service. Make a reservation or plan to wait.

Thank Ken M
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant! I love Italian but usually don't get it because I have to have gluten free. They had gluten free pasta which was wonderful. I just wish they had gluten free bread also.

Thank Debmartin51
Palatine, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, large portions. The atmosphere was fun. We can't stop talking about the garlic bread it was to die for!

Thank falama2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings
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?