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Vanelli's - CLOSED

1302 N Gloster St, Tupelo, MS 38804-1208
+1 662-844-4410
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
20 Sep 2017
“Nice food”
10 Dec 2017
“Birthday ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Mediterranean, Pizza, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1302 N Gloster St, Tupelo, MS 38804-1208
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Reviewed 12 January 2015

Closed April 28, 2014, by tornado Has not re-opened in Tupelo No announcements have been made about future opening

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Unfortunately, this past April, a tornado destroyed Vanelli's. In its heyday when Vanelli's was a little hole in the wall on South Gloster near the hospital, however, it was a local favorite, serving the best Italian and Greek dishes in town. Papa Vanelli (Kapenakas) was...More

Thank Miern
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Great restaurant but destroyed by a tornado in 2014. May reopen at a later date but owner has not advised the location or date.

Thank timetraveler1947
Reviewed 29 September 2014

The buffet was absolutely delicious. Fantastic salad bar. AND I was shocked when the owner of Vanelli's told us we could bring our little poodle in with us as long as she was well behaved. I just wished that cannoli was available.

Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 4 September 2014

It was devastated by the tornado, but word is they are rebuilding. Only smaller the way it was originally started. Great food, some of the best pizza and live, local entertainment on the weekends make it THE place to go while visiting the birthplace of...More

Thank DonaldBrewer
Reviewed 2 September 2014

It was a unique and cool place, whether for the great food on the restaurant, the music in the bar or some fun on the covered patio. But alas, it is no more. After the destruction from this Spring's tornado, the Kapenakis family threw in...More

Thank Lucky2bme66
Reviewed 27 June 2014

love this place. love the comedy hour where they have stand up comedy. I used to go there when it was a little place when I was a little girl, still as good as an adult now

Thank Monica M
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We ate here on a one night stay over while traveling back home from Charlotte, NC. This restaurant was one block in front of our hotel, we walked here after being in the car for most of the day. This was a family run business...More

Thank svomike
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We ate here in April as we passed through town. The ladies at the local Comfort Inn recommended it to our family. Food was delicious and the servings were BIG- the salads were especially good. Just sat down to review this spot and see that...More

Thank cavwalker
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Hope they decide to reopen but it will be a while if they do. The building is totally destroyed due to a tornado that did a tremendous amount of destruction and damage in Tupelo. We've visited all over the US and have never had better...More

Thank ShaSha66
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1302 N Gloster St, Tupelo, MS 38804-1208
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
  • Phone Number: +1 662-844-4410
  • E-mail
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