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“Boring food awful service”

Vinny's of Carroll Gardens
Ranked #318 of 5,552 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Walked in Arrogant waitress . Sticky tables. Superbly bad service. Wouldn't bother . The food is boring.. The waitress for some reason took an instant dislike to us. WHY ? Find some where else to eat. Bad choice of restaurant..

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Reviewed October 7, 2012

Being a New York transplant living out west, I always look forward to my east coast trips to visit some of my favorite eateries. Vinny's has become our go-to Italian place whenever we are in Brooklyn or lower Manhattan. Yeah, it's that good. Not only the fresh ingredients and value, but the 'feel like family' atmosphere of this comfy establishment in Carroll Gardens. You'll leave full and happy.

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Thank Bruce S
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

We're on vacation in New York at present, and came here for two nights in a row. We liked it much the first time. The food is really great and plentiful. We had to share the table with other people, yet the overall atmosphere was nice and reflected very much the neighborhood the restaurant is located in.

On our second visit, we were seated at a nice table on the window at first, from which we were later removed to another spot in the restaurant, and the way this change went down was really inconvenient. They did not even bother to ask, whether we were willing to move, but bluntly told us, that they had a bigger party coming in and needed our table. Then without further ado, they started moving our dishes to the other table in the back of the restaurant, where we were subsequently ignored for the rest of our stay and had a hard time even placing an order for more Iced Tea.

It certainly seemed as though they were putting business before hospitality in our case, which is why we will not return for a third night in a row. It’s a pity, because the food was really good.

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Thank dankegut
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

As they say in the neighborhood, "Vinny feeds you good." Award-winning eggplant parm. Not for the diet-conscious. But really tasty.

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Thank Yog-Sothoth
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

We go to Vinny's multiple times a month for decades (they used to be a few blocks away). This is the place to come and EAT. Big portions are the norm and we have leftovers that we enjoy for the next day or two. You can see and sample the cooked food as they have a good amount of it there for you to see. A fun place to eat! Beware it is hard for very large groups (over 8) to fit at one table.
For lunch you can grab some food and go sit in Carroll Park for a relaxing time eating and watching the poeple.

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Thank Beany_from_Brooklyn
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