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Vinny Vanucchi's

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180 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7629 (West 2nd)
+1 563-588-9600
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our Family had a great dinner at Vinny Vanucchi's after exploring Dubuque on a beautiful February day. We were a bit late for our reservation but luckily they held our table for a bit. The service was very friendly and super fast. The noise level in the back dining area was surprisingly low and made conversation easy as we weren't... More 

1 Thank WiscUsAway
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited while staying at Hotel Julien. Vinny's is just a few steps away across the street, so very convenient. We loved the old time Italian atmosphere. The wait staff was friendly and attentive. We had an really good thin crust pizza. The salad and garlic bread are also awesome (way better than the chains!). They had... More 

1 Thank 3catsmom
Dubuque, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luke made the night. Our food was good but our waite staff - Luke - was superb. He made the night the best. Pleasant, quipy in a fun way, knew his menu and specials and didn't try to oversell. Oh if I could have one like him every time I went out!!

1 Thank jbedfordd
Ankeny, Iowa
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Vinny's in Galena a few years ago and were excited to try it again. It didn't disappoint! They had a great selection of foods, and portions were HUGE - we could have shared a meal. The garlic bread is wonderful! We had super good service with a waiter who was so helpful and friendly! It was a... More 

Thank Debannegilbert
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good ambiance, quantity, & quality for the price. Feel like they aren't rated high enough comparing to other restaurants at a higher rating with trip advisor, but have been utterly discouraged w/trying the top rated restaurants on trip advisor. Vinny's deserves to be the top ten.

2 Thank Janelle B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

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
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

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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295 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 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.

2 Thank Robert F
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 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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3 restaurant reviews
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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 

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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
Italian, Gluten Free Options
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, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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?