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“Great meal”
Review of Vinny's Ristorante

Vinny's Ristorante
Ranked #11 of 67 Restaurants in Friday Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, Scenic view, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: First St
Description: 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!
Reviewed May 30, 2013

Enjoyed a visit to Vinny's over Memorial Day weekend. We all enjoyed a delicious dinner and desserts. Only wish that Fred had been our server - our visit started out with Fred, but he was given the stink eye by a female server who never introduced herself and she took over. She was distracted and very nearly forgot to give us a check because a group came in to visit (not even eat!) that she had not seen for a while. She actually sat down with them at the entrance to chat while our credit card sat on the counter waiting for her to remember. Fred meanwhile was engaging and entertaining as he chatted with us while we waited - his section was empty at that point. Despite the server neglect we enjoyed our evening.

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Reviewed May 26, 2013

My wife and I live on San Juan Island six months of the year. Every year for our anniversary I ask her where she wants to eat dinner to celebrate the occasion. Now there are some fine restaurants on the island. She always picks Vinny's.

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Reviewed May 14, 2013

We ate here in May 2012 on a trip celebrating my wife's birthday, and had a delightful experience. The Penne Arigosta featured tender and flavorful lobster- a lovely surprise to have it cooked so carefully. The house-made lamb sausage in the Bucatini Agnelo was nicely made, and could hold its head up next to the sausage we recently had in Tuscany. Julie was attentive and fun, with an excellent suggestion for wine to complement dinner. All in all, a great selection from the many places to eat in Friday Harbor, and a restaurant we will look forward to eating in again.

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Reviewed May 10, 2013

We were in Friday Harbor about 13 nights in October 2012. We ate at Vinny's 7 nights--wish we had discovered it earlier but a wonderful place!! Happy hour starts early, which is great for us & their specials during that time are a great bargain.
But, even without that happy hour, we would have returned again & again. We adored the 2 ladies who now own Vinny's--they make sure you have a good time with super food & service. We would love to go back and have one of their meals right now!!
And the ladies' advice led us to upgrade our hotel (even with our dog) & led us to adventures on the island.
Bill & Linda

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

At Vinny's we were delighted to find some pasta dishes we haven't seen outside of Italy. My wife had veal which was wonderful, and I had Carbonera which was the best I've had outside of Rome. The waiter was friendly and had a great sense of humor, chatting with everyone and making it feel more like a family than a restaurant visit. This was certainly an unexpected treat on our weekend away

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