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Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian

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641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
+1 828-253-1077
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17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Fort Myers, Florida
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm reminded of Norm as he entered Cheers. Best Italian food I have had anywhere in the states. The staff is the most energetic, friendly, helpful that I have seen in a long while. Well worth the half hour wait we had to endure. Recommend this if you ever get anywhere near Asheville

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Athen
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went on a busy Friday night. The staff was friendly and seated us as promptly as possible given the number of customers. Our waiter was energetic and attentive throughout our meal. Our entrées were served fairly quickly after we ordered them and tasted fresh and well seasoned. I had the Sausage, Peppers, and Onions; it was flavorful and the... More 

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Thank Anna H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Vinnies based on TripAdvisor and our drivers recommendation. It was wonderful. The Greek and rocket salad were amazing and our entrees were also very good. But the best was the desert (save room for desert) tiramisu. The slice was huge like the size of a small dinner plate (plenty for two people) and it tasted like heaven.... More 

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Thank Michael B
Lawrenceville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited on our weekend trip. The service was great, but the food was just as awesome! Everything was extremely fresh and savory!

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Thank Finch42
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked this restaurant based on the reviews. I used to live in Brooklyn, and Vinnie's definitely can call itself real neighborhood Italian. (never been to Italy, so I can't vouch for Italian authenticity), but nevertheless DELICIOUS! We ordered the Cesar Salad with Anchovies and it was perfect. Our group ordered about 6 of the pasta dishes and shared and... More 

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Thank BekyD
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought It was a little pricey for the quality of the food. I'd say it was average. Olive Garden style food for higher prices. The atmosphere is nice. Tends to be crowded and out service was terrible. We waited over 35 min for our entree. Not for foodies per se or for those in a hurry. We did visit... More 

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Thank Kekinard
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'll definitely be back! It was well worth the 35min (wasn't even really that long) wait. We had the mussels in white wine, the veal saltimbocca, and the linguini pescatore. Everything tasted scratch made, and very fresh. We also LOVED that we actually had time to enjoy our appetizer before our salads, then got to enjoy our salads before the... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and the service was absolutely fabulous!! Whether you're with family or a Night on the town with friends, the atmosphere is perfect!!

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Thank Sherry R
Asheville, North Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has decent portions of Italian food. The waitstaff are attentive. Have enjoyed many meals here and had several Birthday/engagement affairs here. None of my guests were disappointed. Prices are average for dinner.

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Thank Hephizibah19
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish I could remember our server's name, because we let him essentially pick our wine and meal...and it was awesome. The eggplant park is a favorite, but I could make a meal out of their arancini appetizer. Reasonably priced, and the patio is great in the spring and summer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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
Description
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?