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Vinny Vanucchi's

201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-8100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (190 reviews)
“pasta” (118 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm from St Louis, and St Louis is known for it's wonderful Italian neighborhood and restaurants; but Vinny Vanucchi's Little Italy is one of my all-time favorite Italian restaurants. Whenever I'm in or near Galena, it's a must-stop. The food is amazing with all the...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed yesterday

The food was very good and there were many choices. The tiramisu was the best. Service was good. You will have to climb many step! The best Italian restaurant in Galena.

Thank richbob41
Reviewed 2 days ago

When my wife and I plan a visit to Galena Vanucchi's restaurant is always a must place to eat dinner. Our recent visit was another treat. We were treated with great table service by Megan who took care of our needs without being intrusive. Her...More

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We celebrated our 25th anniversary here, and it was a wonderful evening. We sat outside and even though there was a short burst of rain, we were mostly covered under our tabletop umbrella. AND we got a double rainbow! My ribeye was excellent!!!!! Done perfectly!...More

Thank HeidiK68
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very good restaurant. There are three seating areas; dining room indoor, an outdoor wine venue and a bistro. Service is good, and the food is well worth the price -- not gourmet, but very good. The menu has a wide variety of...More

Thank Curt K
Reviewed 4 days ago

The atmosphere, food, and service is excellent! My husband and I enjoyed dinner here for our 3 year anniversary. The restaurant is very unique with a variety of seating accommodations (inside and out), and a varied menu. Absolutely loved this place and we loved the...More

Thank ChicagoGal64
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped in for a late lunch. The food was plentiful but nothing special. Everything was drenched in Parmesan cheese.

Thank iowa_mom_ks
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling up the hill made me think of Sicily. Walking in the door was even better. Smells of bread and garlic hit us right away. Old black and white photos adorn the walls. The salad and Parmesan garlic bread were enough for a meal but...More

Thank MadtownMama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good but a bit pricey, but comparable with local restaurants. We all ordered different entrees and were satisfied. Portions were generous. Restaurant was highly rated by locals. for good Italian food. It has outside seating if good weather. We didn't order wine but...More

Thank southbison
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with girlfriends and enjoyed the intimate dining area. The restaurant is comprised of multi-level small dining areas that could be difficult to maneuver for some. Our group did not feel that the Italian cuisine lived up to other reviews. The family style salad...More

Thank Lisa S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How diverse are the gluten-free options? is there an option for gf pasta?
23 May 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from sabrina365 | Reviewed this property |
There are roughly 6 GF options and they will make you GF salad as well.
Alice D
does this place have a handicap entrance my husband uses a walker or wheelchair
11 August 2016|
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Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes. It is located on Bench Street.
Linda S A
Are you open all will winter?
2 April 2016|
Answer Show all 8 answers
Response from vinny201SouthMain | Property representative |
Yes we are.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
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: 201 South Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-8100
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