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“Worth the Wait”

Vinny & Cheryl's Italian Kitchen
Ranked #9 of 23 Restaurants in Anna Maria
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Italian
Description: Gourmet Take-out Lunch and Dinner Italian Bakery, Deli, Italian Market, Pizzeria and Catering for all accasion
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Description: Gourmet Take-out Lunch and Dinner Italian Bakery, Deli, Italian Market, Pizzeria and Catering for all accasion
Reviewed April 5, 2014

Very good, home-cooked Italian food. Chicken Parm and the Pizzas are wonderful. It is a little bit pricey and sometimes they seem in the weeds due to the volume of orders, but if you plan and call ahead, you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed April 1, 2014

Vinny and Cheryl's is a small restaurant. It is a take out place with a few tables outside. A wait is to be expected as everything is made to order. HOWEVER....the wait is 100% worth it! The food is totally amazing. In fact, I am not sure that my taste buds have not been ruined for all future Italian sandwiches of the future. The restaurants that I go to in the future will have a LOT to live up to to make my taste buds so happy. Organic ingredients, gluten free options, no dairy products (unless the obvious of the made fresh in the restaurant cheese), .... The taste of the food truly shows that the ingredients are amazing! Oh, and the lemon pastry they make is so delicious also!

A must stop for lunch or dinner when on the island...and worth going out of your way, even in busy island traffic, to carry out to eat! Your taste buds will thank you!

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Thank KellyZak
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

We've been coming to Anna Maria for about 8 years now and just discovered Vinny and Cheryl's Italian Kitchen. We are only here for 2 weeks and this time we got food from them three times. The first time Eggplant Parm (fantastic) and green beans sauteed with garlic and olive oil (excellent). The 2nd time Meat Lasagna (put my lasagna to shame) and Chicken Cacciatore (so good) and more of those green beans. The 3rd time we had pizza, Margarita pizza and Tuscany flat bread focaccia pizza, which was also excellent and this time we had dessert (an almond flavored masterpiece that looked like tarimisu so yummy). Now we are leaving and won't be back until next year. Trick is to order early as they are very popular. If you call at 5:30, you might have to wait to 8:00 to pick up your food. I called at 4 today and asked if I could pick up the pizza at 5:30 and that worked out well.

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2  Thank Micki66
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Reviewed March 20, 2014

Well worth the wait for Vinny to make your pizza. Make sure you order early in the day and call before you pick up to see if the pizza is ready. We ordered it to be ready at 6 and had to wait till 6:30 for it to be done. But like I said, it was excellent. We bought bread(baguette)at the counter the day before and it was very dry, like day old.

Thank Jkgeier256
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

We live on Anna Maria; Vinny and Cheryl's is our absolute favorite "go-to" place for take out when we don't feel like cooking, which is more often than it should be. Over multiple visits, everything has been delicious. Love the lasagna and baked ziti, but also try the chicken marsala. Great bread as well. We have to work hard to avoid the tempting deserts. When friends visit, they love everything.

Yes, sometimes we have to wait a bit, but it's always been worth it. That's what happens when food is home-cooked.

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