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Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian

641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
+1 828-253-1077
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was amazing! The drinks were delicious, the food was out of this world and the staff is super friendly. Having celiac was not a problem here and the food still tasted great. If you’re in Asheville this is a must dine at.

1  Thank Lifeadventures2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, so when you get to a place 10 minutes before they start serving on a weeknight, and 15 people are already behind you when they open, you know you're onto a great meal. Dalton our server was incredibly nice, knew the menu well, and...More

1  Thank Annette D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday night--busy as all get-out! (They don't take reservations. This was our first time there and didn't know that; so you better get there early.) Told there would be a 45 min wait, but was only 20. Waitress started us off with bread: house made...More

Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bartender makes a great Sazerac! Monday night is 1/2 off bottles of wine and they have a nice selection to choose from. I had lobster ravioli that was homemade, lobster stuffing was perfect and lots of lobster meat in the sauce. Wife had Zappa Di...More

1  Thank Dan31602
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had not been for a year and decided it was time to renew our Vinnie's fix! Came early to sit at bar and have a drink before table was ready. The bartenders are always friendly and efficient. Decent selection of wines and cocktails to please...More

Thank stanphoto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were in Asheville for a weekend getaway. We decided to do Italian on our last night and came to Vinnie's based on what we read on Trip Advisor. The food was great, NY Style Italian. Portions were generous and flavors were...More

Thank malevine04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined on our last night in Asheville and it was like we really saved the best for last! Our server was so amazing, friendly, helpful, and we bonded over a mutual love of running. We ordered the spaghetti for our son which he scarfed...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vinnie’s is the BEST restaurant in Asheville. The atmosphere reminds me of the places where I ate in Italy and the food quality is above and beyond. Jordan is my favorite server. She rulez!! I order take from here too and it has always been...More

Thank mapsypam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family’s dinner at Vinnie’s was very enjoyable. Our waitress, whose name was Jordan, was very nice and accommodating to us. We are quite glad we chose to dine at this cozy restaurant. This is a fantastic place for people of all ages looking for...More

Thank mgonzales2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st we were thrilled we could have patio seating with our 6 lb. Yorkie-Poo! Our hostess was super and our Chicken Parm and Sausage, Peppers, and Onions were fabulous as well our take home cheesecake! The best part of the evening was the amazing personable...More

Thank TJWilliams53
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Questions & Answers
24 February 2018|
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Response from Kevin M | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure they can, with advanced planning. Ask to reserve the back room for the event. Ask for Eric or the manager, Liat. Terrific people.
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
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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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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