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Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian

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641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
+1 828-253-1077
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!!! My family and I were passing by Asheville on our way southwest. We saw Vinnie ' s on both Trip Advisor and Yelp and liked the menu. We were not disappointed at all. I had the chicken parmesan. It was a big serving and delicious. The chicken was moist and the sauce was good. Our server Grace was awesome,... More 

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Sequim, Washington
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling by Asheville and stopped by for dinner. The atmosphere was inviting and music was excellent. Ordered the Twice baked lasagna and Special of the day Spinach Ravioli. Both had wonderful authentic Italian flavoring. Ended with a yummy Spumoni! Reasonable prices and fantastic service especially from Grace--she was informative and had an AWESOME personality. If we ever make... More 

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Weaverville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monday night visit and had to wait for seating. Bartender very attentive (and busy) while we waited for our table. Sat on the patio - nice but also a bit on the noisy side. Husband loved the lasagna and our friend loved the eggplant. Big portions. Prices comparable to Asheville eateries. Waitress, Sonya is a gem as she is attentive,... More 

Thank Lisa28787
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been searching for good Italian, and have found the "real thing" with Vinnie's. Food is excellent, prices ( for Asheville) are reasonable, their homemade bread is delicious, and the staff very knowledgeable and attentive. Not only capable, but virtually all staff( not our server) thanked us for coming. Outstanding vibe!

Thank doc s
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Sweet Lord! What a welcome as we entered the restaurant! After being greeted by the staff, we were quickly seated by the window and everyone came over and wished me a Happy Birthday. It was terrific! We ordered calamari fritti, mozzarella marinara, fried cauliflower board, garlic knots, arancini, their fabulous bread basket with olive oil & balsamic vinegar, and... More 

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Evans, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Italian food and saw Vinnie's advertisement on the hotel tourist channel. Easy to find. Parking was ok at 6 on a weeknight. It feels like a neighborhood bar and grill, but the food was outstanding. My son had the calzone, my wife had eggplant parm, my daughter had the salmon, and I had chicken piccata. Each dish was... More 

Thank James S
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We read the great reviews, so we had to check it out. Food, service, & atmosphere were fabulous. We will definitely be back on our next visit to Asheville!

Thank Bumbulis
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the lasagna and the garlic knots. Mike was a great server. Will be back again! The marinara sauce you can buy tooo.

Thank BonbiTravels
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a baseball game, we were looking for something close by and this popped up. Great choice! My son and I had the twice baked lasagna and we left nothing on the plate. The bride had the spinach and ricotta ravioli and she loved it as well. The waiter (Eric) was really good, recommended a good merlot and was very... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived around 6:30 and it was already packed. They don't take reservations and we had to wait about 20 minutes to be seated, but there is a baby sized bar where you can wait. They play Sinatra era music and Vinnie was there (he has his own parking space). Its a friendly neighborhood feel and casual. There were people... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
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
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?