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Vinny Vanucchi's

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££ - £££
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180 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7629 (West 2nd)
+1 563-588-9600
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pleasant comfortable italian atmosphere. When you first walk in the smell of italian spices wakes up your taste buds. The service was very good and the food was delicious. Be sure to order the garlic bread and house salad for starters. We always make a point to eat a Vanucchi's every time we are in Galena.

Thank geralds243
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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109 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting family in Dubuque, they wanted to take us to Vinny's. Unfortunately it was on New Year's Eve and everything downtown was packed. We were unable to get a reservation until about 8:30 PM so we were very hungry by the time we ate. We were greeted by our server Jason who was super nice and knowledgeable. We ordered... More 

Thank Barelymoo
Dubuque, Iowa
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232 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Priced well, great quality and preparation, good choices to eat, good service considering the turn over of all restaurants in town, fantastic atmosphere with old world flavor. Wish they had black cloth napkins instead of paper. It's on our regular rotation for dining out and continues to stand up well in the top 5 in area.

Thank Robert F
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed in the food here, the red sauce tasted like pizza sauce, the pizza was undercooked, the prices are very high and we were charged 5.95 to split a meal. When the waiter brought the meal it wasn't even plated in two dishes. He sat it down in between us and we had to ask for 2 more plates.... More 

Thank rkcosta
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We went to vinnys because of the good reviews on tripadvisor. Adult family of 5. Our waitress was short with us and rude. My son and I wanted to share a meal.since we weren't that hungry....$6 extra plate charge???? Really??? My husband ordered the seafood Alfredo. ...he said it had no flavor like the noodles were served straight from the... More 

Thank 83kimg
Coralville, Iowa, United States
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Recently hosted a business dinner for 10 people here. The service was excellent. Great older building provided an excellent ambiance to the evening and the food was tremendous. Highly recommend for business or couples.

Thank Douglas S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome place for dinner and very reasonably priced too. The seafood mushrooms omg and the the garlic bread too. Do not come here if you are on a diet lol. Seriously this place was great and they do not skimp on the cheese which and everything was made from scratch!

Thank Dana J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I only tried pizza there, it was good and also spaghetti with meatballs for the kid and looked good too, the place is nice and service kind.

Thank Jaime G
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Once a year we meet up with some friends in the area. This time we chose this restaurant. Our lunch date was later int he day but our service was still good. The only comment about the food was from one of our friends who, even after she told the server that she does not like spicy food,ordered a dish... More 

Thank Roberta V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Authentic old world Italian faire, great ambiance! Looking forward to our next visit. Everything is home made, from the pastas to the sauces, breads and desserts! A rare find these days, puts Olive Garden to shame

Thank Jim B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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: 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

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