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Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian

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641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My life will never be the same! I will crave Vinnie's DELICIOUS FOOD for the rest of my life! Service was EXCELLENT...I wish I could remember our waiter's name...he told us his girlfriend tells him he sounds like a yankee (hopefully that helps identify him). He was the best waiter I've ever encountered. We ordered the garlic knots; the DELICIOUS... More 

Thank ilovetotravel1976
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From the service to the food, this place is top notch!! Friendly staff as soon as you walk in the door. The Veal Parmigiana and Eggplant Parmigiana were to die for! Big portions. 2 people can eat one entree. The garlic knots were also delicious as well as Caesar salad! It was worth the 45 minute wait for sure!

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by here for dinner during s trip to Asheville. Excellent food from appetizers through dessert. Our server, Jessa, was outstanding. All the waitstaff seemed to work as a team. Definitely recommend.

Thank Lynn O
Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are always greeted when we walk in the front door and this place is usually pretty busy no matter what day of the week we go. We love their food and they have a nice wine menu. They do change the items on the menu for the season and we always try them and enjoy them!

Thank thop2
Asheville, North Carolina
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I had dinner at Vinnie'so on Monday evening. We had two traditional dishes, which we consider tests of an Italian restaurant--chicken parmigian and eggplant parmigian. Both were perfectly prepared and bountiful in quantity. We also had salads and garlic knots as appetizers. The garlic knots are delicious and the salads were fresh and we'll balanced. Wine bottles... More 

Thank drjim1941
Granbury, Texas
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our party of ten were first time Vinnie's diners. We had advance reservations for our group 5:30 pm. It was fortunate since the restaurant was very busy and stayed that way throughout our meal. Vinnie's had our table ready, menus in place, water poured, all ready for us to sit down when we arrivd. Our server, Ashley, was excellent. She... More 

Thank Barbara T
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment we walked in this place was amazing. Servers offered us samples while we waited for our table. The bar was quick and friendly. Our food was so incredible, even the salads were amazing! Authentic bread, pasta, marinara,.... it was ALL delicious. All around 10 out of 10! Our server was James, he was great. I highly recommend... More 

Thank cdl11111
Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Vinnie's again for the fourth time. Each visit was as good as the last. The food is tasty; the sauce seasoned just right. The Lasagna had just the right balance of meat/cheese/pasta/sauce. We also had meatballs, which had good texture and wonderful seasoning. I was rather surprised that they do not offer the usual stuffed pasta dished... More 

Thank Bob H
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Italian Restaurant in Asheville near downtown and campus. Good entree selection. Cozy inside bar and outdoor patio too. Friendly staff and owner on site.

Thank macnmiles
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I, along with most of Asheville, LOVE Vinnie's! It is always packed whenever we arrive and we are always enthusiastically greeted by at least two employees at the front door. I have been to Italy several times and the tomato sauce at Vinnie's is better than anything I recall having tried abroad. I prefer gluten free pasta... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: 18282531077
Formerly the Award Winning Savoy now Vinnie's. Same owner, same attention to details, quality of food and service.

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