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Vinny Vanucchi's

201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-8100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (194 reviews)
“pasta” (119 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I went here for our wedding anniversary on a Friday night. It was a little difficult to find the proper entrance, and then we had to go back upstairs to our table. Our waiter came to get us water, and then left...More

Thank Marlaina L
Reviewed yesterday

The service was pretty good but the food was just average. Actually, Uncle Paulie's Baked Penne was very bland. The tomato sauce didn't "taste" homemade and there was very little ricotta on top...kind of boring. The Vinny's cheeseburger wasn't very tasty; it had the taste...More

Thank loo072017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food, dessert and service. Highly recommend the cannoli! Perfect ambiance and plenty of seating.

Thank 73Shari
Reviewed 3 days ago

Girls' dinner at Vinny's did not disappoint. The garlic bread was extremely tasty. I enjoyed my chicken fettucine alfredo. Great meal!

Thank Jayne R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful gem! Multi level Italian restaurant with cute eating areas. Staff was attentive and fast! Food was great comfort dishes. Meatballs were delicious and the lasagna was great! The complimentary salad and garlic bread was an added bonus!

Thank TwinMomErin
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to Vinny Vanucchi's every time we visit Galena. It is a great Italian restaurant, with an amazing atmosphere. Meg, our waitress, was excellent and very personable. Vinny's is just a fun place to eat and I highly recomment it.

Thank 35teacher1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went twice for lunch (twice for lunch because we enjoyed it and at lunch because even the lunch portions are huge so I can't imagine trying to get the dinner portion!). We split the penne chicken Romano (comes with salad and garlic bread) and...More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is in what appears to be one or two old buildings on the side of the hill. The food was excellent. The wine list includes half bottles, perfect for 2. We had crisp green salads with the house dressing, excellent garlic bread and...More

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passed by outdoor dining and decided to eat here. Sat outdoors. Fantastic Italian food. Great location. Can't say enough good things about.

Thank Whitney S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eclectic interior that gives the homey feel as you seat down to enjoy a delicious Italian dinner. We started with the house salad and garlic bread and wow, the flavors of both were five stars with our taste buds! Our entrees were also tasty with...More

Thank Mamaw58
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Questions & Answers
23 May 2017|
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Response from sabrina365 | Reviewed this property |
There are roughly 6 GF options and they will make you GF salad as well.
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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