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Vinny Vanucchi's

180 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7629
+1 563-588-9600
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (81 reviews)
“pasta” (56 reviews)
“manicotti” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7629
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had to wait for the host to arrive. Very nonchalant about it. The acoustics made talking very difficult. The busboy wiped all the crumbs and papers and food scraps onto the floor as he cleaned off a table. The other servers just walked through...More

Thank hob0525
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of our party ordered chicken milanese. The chicken came out burnt. We sent it back and the second serving was burnt also. He ordered a different dish to go. We were offerred free deserts. We took a canoli, the waitress said I'll put in...More

Thank aborn8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful decor, especially the vintage photographs. A deli in the restaurant. Service was attentive and responsive. Food was delicious - veal was tender, the baked penne was fantastic. Took leftovers back to hotel, then home the next day. Almost as good when reheated!

Thank DJQuigley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Authentic with that American tweak. Great appetizers and garlic bread out first. Big portions. Meatballs are authentic, Lasagna is as big as your head. Great service. Okay for families and romantic for couples. On Main Street in historic Dubuque with many things to do around...More

Thank HR C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our lunch here. Huge portions, but leftovers were great. Tried one of the cocktails and enjoyed it. Atmosphere is nice. Staff is friendly.

Thank calbracht2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for a short family vacation and Vinny Vanucchi’s was recommended by the hotel staff for dinner. Great service and were provided a good table for 2 small kids. They quickly brought the kids meal which was greatly appreciated. I ordered the...More

Thank GJLems
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late to Vinny Vanucchi's, hungry and hoping for a delicious dinner - we got what we wanted. I was a little put off by the canned sauces lining the walls (was hoping for a homemade sauce), but it didn't dull my experience. The...More

Thank FiveFreaks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our food here was not as expected. They advertise authentic italian. After we were seated, I noticed that the decor was partly made up of food product. One of them being cans of pasta sauce. Why are there cans of pasta sauce in a restaurant...More

Thank passionfortravel0920
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Vinny’s is a great setting for a date night or a family dinner. The service is great, the menu is plentiful with great options from pasta to pizza. I am a huge pizza fan so I can tell you that the margarita pizza is perfection....More

Thank meetjuliomedina
Reviewed 10 June 2018

On a cold Iowa day there is nothing warmer than stepping into Vinny Vanucchi's delightful atmosphere smelling of fresh garlic and warm bread. The checkered table cloth Italian experience of your dreams, we enjoyed a bottle of chianti, fresh salad seafood pasta and fresh spaghetti...More

Thank Joye C
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29 July 2015|
Response from C G | Reviewed this property |
i would give them another try. They called me back and apologized the restaurant. I will not let that determine if i go back there again, because of one waiter. They were so kind. I will give it a try again. The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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: 180 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7629
    (West 2nd)
  • Public Transportation: Cab Service.
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-588-9600
  • E-mail
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