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Vinny's Ristorante

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165 West St, PO Box 3335, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8335 (First St)
+1 360-378-1934
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the menu and the food quality of Vinny's. The staff are great. HOWEVER, I wish they would think again about the music that squawks over their speaker system. Louisiana blues or heavy metal really should not be part of the background. It is a lovely atmosphere, but if the "background" music is jarring, it is much less delightful.... More 

Thank Chris K
gleneden beach, oregon
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the lasagna is very good here. We ordered it to take out, came with a small amount of vegies and 4 tiny little rolls. Not cheap, but delicious

Thank julie p
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During a recent stop in Friday Harbor between the USA and Vancouver Island, we decided to try Vinny's and we are so glad we did. Warm welcoming staff. A delicious selection of options on their menu. And a wine list with some great choices at reasonable prices which is always a plus. I had the veal Marsala and it was... More 

Thank Ernie B
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was very good or excellent. They decor is balanced and interesting creating a nice atmosphere. My companion found the warm kale and spinach a bit salty whereas I did not. I highly recommend the ravioli and the chocolate torte.

Thank 001Slo
Bend, Oregon
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu was just what were were looking for. We had had a late lunch and divided an excellent salad and chicken marsala with pasta cooked perfectly al dente. The food and the service were so good we decided to have dinner there again and were not dissapointed

Thank Sharenlynn
Northern California
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392 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

To begin with, the hostess (Julie) was great working with us to get us a nice table. Beautiful restaurant but surpassed only by the succulent tasty entrees. The chicken Marsala was the best I've ever had. The warm rosemary bread was served with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. We thoroughly enjoyed the entire evening and if we ever return to... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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195 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

The staff was very well organized and orchestrated in handling the busy summer crowd. Pleasant atmosphere with decent views (depending on where you were sitting). A few areas in the back are more romantic. The food was very good. Even if the noise level could be a little loud, the staff made it a relaxing, enjoyable meal

Thank ghodecker
Dunwoody, Georgia
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185 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Sometimes when you are in a touristy area you figure the food will be fine, overpriced, nothing special. We thought that Vinny's would fall into this category. We were so happily wrong. This was the best meal on our whole visit to the island. The pastas were light and tender, the lemon ravioli was different and tender and so full... More 

Thank Susan_S_Dunwoody
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We saved the best for our last evening enjoying a happy hour dinner and cocktail. Nice view and excellent cioppino and a pasta special.

Thank Pat_Rau
Blaine, Washington
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77 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We have dined at Vinny’s for many years and always enjoy great food and super service—tonight was no exception. While deciding on dinner items I enjoyed a Tart & Sand cocktail which mixed scotch, Lillet, bitters muddled lemons, grapefruit and cherries served up with a floater of Cointreau—very refreshing. Dining started with caprese grilled flatbread brushed with rosemary garlic oil... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 West St, PO Box 3335, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8335
    (First St)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-1934
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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Wenatchee, Washington
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?