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Vinny Vanucchi's

201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-8100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (218 reviews)
“pasta” (128 reviews)
“stuffed shells” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed yesterday

The food we had was fantastic! My husband, being a building inspector for Madison, WI, was very concerned about the building layout and inaccessibility for handicapped people on various levels.

Thank 1971peace
Reviewed 5 days ago

We've eaten many times at Vinnie Vanucchi's when we're in Galena. We enjoy their fine food. However, we stopped in at around 12:45 yesterday (Thursday November 16th) for lunch. The girl with long black hair who greeted us at the door told us she couldn't...More

Thank Cheryl201426
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second dinner for our long weekend and we were only happy with the cost of dinner. It was because we split our plates. The Chicken Marsala was not cooked thoroughly being chewy and firm not soft. I enjoyed the sauce, my wife did not....More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reserved table for 8p after we went on ghost tour. Got there about 730p, they would not seat us until our reservation. Food was ok.

Thank Connie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group had a wonderful meal at Vinny Vanucchi’s in Galena. We all enjoyed the seafood pasta with garlic bread. I would certainly recommend Vinny’s to anyone passing through Galena.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our last dinner in Galena and it was soooo worth it if you're a pasta lover like myself! Lights were very dim so fits for a romantic dinner. Building has a lot of history! Overall great experience and worth the money!

Thank cgrios88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mixed seafood bake was delicious. The garlic bread and salad are served family style. Both were very good also. Wished the waitress would have refilled our water. The Italian lemon cake was coarse and enough for 2. Guess a $7.00 piece of cake should feed...More

Thank rbrechon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in Chicago, we have several very good neighborhood Italian restaurants to choose from, so when traveling we often skip Italian fare. But reading some of the reviews about the kitschy Vinny Vanucchi's, we wanted to give it a try. It's a multi level/floor restaurant perched...More

Thank LeeKwasaborski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eggplant parmasean special was good. Ragu was ordered without mushrooms and delivered with them. Sent back, and served a rushed, inedible replacement. Server was struggling to serve her tables. Wine list is ok. Won’t return.

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waitress Misty was awesome, very welcoming & knowledgeable of the menu. Our meal was wonderful & fairly priced for it’s quality. Will definitely go again & hope we are lucky enough to have Misty take care of us again!

Thank jnboop
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Questions & Answers
23 May 2017|
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Response from danjohnsongs | Reviewed this property |
I know they had some options.
Alice D
11 August 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes. It is located on Bench Street.
Linda S A
3 April 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes we are.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-8100
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