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Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian

641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
+1 828-253-1077
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome food!! Thank you Kurt.. your the best!! We had such a great time thanks to you! The food was awesome!! But the service was the best!!

1  Thank Carol Jean P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great service. Kurt our waiter and was amazing! Loved him! Was here with family on a trip. All from Ny and Italian and food was still yummy.

1  Thank heatherc0621
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved eating dinner at Vinnies! Kurt was our server and was amazing! His recommendations were on point and so delicious!

1  Thank melissaval31
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arguably this is the best North Carolinian Italian restaurant that I have been to. The food was tremendously good. Although the menu was limited, the food came out in a timely manner and our server treated us well. We were very happy coming out after...More

1  Thank abm0727
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our son is a student at UNCA, so when we come to visit Vinnie's is a must! We were here on a Friday night - $5 martinis ! Jordyn at the bar is a wizard with a shaker! She makes a wonderful martini all while...More

Thank Elena C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Simply put.... if you want the best Italian food in Asheville, go here. Had our office Christmas dinner here and the staff and food were top notch. Excellent.... everyone in our party loved everything we ordered.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to Vinnie’s will bring us back! Great food (we has chicken parm, chicken marsala, Greek salad, chocolate cake) exceptional service, relaxed atmosphere, neighborhood crowd, very welcoming. Prices very reasonable.

Thank GardenFanGeorgia
Reviewed 6 days ago

Casual, friendly, a little noisy...AND GREAT ITALIAN FOOD ! Leave the trendy nouvelle cuisine for the other places. When you want to get what you crave in Italian food, this is the place.

Thank Hendrixnuzzles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service, wonderful, entrees wonderful, however, specials can go in a hurry, like an hour half after opening, so be prepared to have that happen... lobster nights especially! The bar area is small but fun, great service each time I have been to VNG. Last visit...More

Thank rbankerman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are semi regulars at Vinnie’s, as we live an hour away. Trust me when I tell you, it is worth the trip every single time. If we find ourselves in Asheville we plan it around going there for dinner. Get there early!! If you...More

Thank Jane M
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25 October 2017|
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Response from susielander | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. We did not have one.
Linda W
16 October 2016|
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Response from Eric S | Property representative |
Hello, just saw your Q' coincidentally, best would be to call or our FB page. We offer a gluten free pasta and we also have some gluten free dishes. If you have any more Q' please contact us directly. Thanks so much Vinnie's
Harvey G
16 August 2016|
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Response from Tom F | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. To quote their website, "don't even ask!"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
Formerly the Award Winning Savoy now Vinnie's. Same owner, same attention to details, quality of food and service.
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