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Vinny Vanucchi's

201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-8100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“garlic bread” (212 reviews)
“pasta” (130 reviews)
“stuffed shells” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Went this place with a couple we met at the Washburne. House. Steep steps but worth the effort as the meal was tasty. All of us were happy with our choices. I had the Veal Milanese and it was superb. My wife had the Baked...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Had Saturday evening supper at Vinney's. It was delicious, hot, and very filling. Supper came with salad and garlic bread included. Wait staff was efficient and cordial. Overall a great eating experience time and again out of the 6 of us women only 1 had...More

Thank Annette F
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Every time we go to Galena IL, we have to eat at least one meal at Vinny Vannucci's. The food is always good and the service is wonderful. They have the very best Bruscetta we have ever had. You can eat either inside or out,...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The entree was very good but bruschetta was just ok. Service was very good, Megan B was outstanding. Would go back again if in Galena.

Thank Tim K
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Vinny's has been a favorite over the past 15-20 years that we have visited Galena, but this time was a disappointment. I had raved to my son about the garlic bread, which used to be dripping in butter, covered with fresh Romano and Parmesan, but...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Wow! I ordered an appetizer plate for about $9...what I received was a LARGE heaping platter that actually could have fed my friend and myself for 3 days! Not only that, but the flavors were outstanding - the marinara was among the top 2 I've...More

Thank Cathy_MMM
Reviewed August 2, 2016

In terms of menu, setting and decor, this is a classic traditional Italian restaurant. A very complete menu, and pretty simple wine list, and some nice features (like a very good garden salad pretty much included for everything, as is good garlic bread). Portions vary....More

Thank Jerome K
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

If you like Dean Martin's music as much I do, this is the place for you. The ambiance was great, and the food was better. I had the Chicken Marsala. It was perfect! The sauce had kippers and mushrooms, and it was a light, Marsala...More

Thank meanoldteacher
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This place is gorgeous with all the different levels!! I love the decor!! Great drinks!! Amazing toasted ravioli!!! Garlic bread and salad!!! So good!!!

Thank MJStefko2012
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Food was EXCELLENT. They had a GLUTEN FREE MENU!! Huge plus for someone with food allergies.. I was so impressed with the food that the I let the bad waiter slip.

Thank Amber W
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May 23, 2017|
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Response from danjohnsongs | Reviewed this property |
I know they had some options.
Alice D
August 11, 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes. It is located on Bench Street.
Linda S A
April 2, 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes we are.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-8100
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