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Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian

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641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
+1 828-253-1077
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wife and i started with mussels and they brought us a huge bowl with bread which set the tone. They were very good and i was filling up when the main course came. She had the chicken piccata and i had Ziti with meatballs. Everything was very good and the service was great. They don't take reservations and you can... More 

1 Thank gullivertravels62
Petoskey, Michigan
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great service & family friendly! The sauces are exquisite and the ambience is perfect in my opinion; very down to Earth! I highly recommend!!

1 Thank CD1981
Palm Bay, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had dinner at Vinnie's tonight and it did have the atmosphere of neighborhood Italian restaurants that we have eaten at in other cities. The food is very good. We enjoyed our dinner. Portions are good sized and a reasonably good value. It would have been better if a salad was included. Warning, they do not take AMEX and this... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good food, with some unique Items--like the smoky cream tomato sauce. Arincinis with that sauce were delicious. Generous, crisp and good Caesar salad, with anchovy (per request). Pasta Compagna was unusual and tasty vegetarian dish (penne in light garlic with dried cranberries, pecans, roasted cauliflower and asparagus.) They don't take reservations, but we arrived before 5:30 on a Tuesday... More 

1 Thank Bette M
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fist night of our anniversary trip to Asheville, so glad we chose to come here! It lives up to the wonderful reviews. The food was amazing, don't skip the garlic knots and make sure you try the meatballs! Our waitress, Sonya, was wonderful and made sure we always had what we needed! Absolutely recommend this restaurant for some of the... More 

1 Thank Jacey1201
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and lots of it! Reasonable price would absolutely recommend. Small place with a big taste.

1 Thank John B
Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We called at 1 PM on Saturday for a reservation at 5 PM for 20. We quickly received a confirmation call. At 3 PM we called to increase the number from 20 to 28. Kale was wonderful working with us so we could continue our wedding weekend with our family and friends. Once we arrived we were quickly seated. Dalton... More 

1 Thank JodiT34
Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popular place to be for dinner! They don't take reservations and for 4 it was a 45 minute wait on a busy Saturday night. Their small bar was a great place to wait! Everyone waiting was raving about the food and we soon found out why. My eggplant parm was excellent. Yes better than mine I make. My south Philadelphia... More 

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Temple, Texas
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the atmosphere, the food, and the service! Very good, fresh Italian food. I had classic spaghetti & meatballs and my husband had eggplant parm. Very large portions!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vines looks about as basic as a restaurant can, but the staff is super friendly and the food is wonderful. They have an extensive menu of Italian specialties. At our table we had saltimbocca, pasta with lobster and smoked tomato sauce, and pasta with "Sunday gravy" red sauce and meatballs. Everything was delicious. They will substitute gluten free pasta in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-253-1077
Formerly the Award Winning Savoy now Vinnie's. Same owner, same attention to details, quality of food and service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?