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Vinny's of Carroll Gardens

€€ - €€€Italian
295 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
+1 718-875-5600
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“eggplant” (5 reviews)
“italian bread” (2 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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295 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Don't let the steam table fool you this place had some amazingly good food .The bake clams were whole meaty & delicious All entree come w/ a side order of pasta ( which were large)or potatoes or rice & veggie ( Have a side of...More

Thank WereHere
Reviewed 3 February 2017

There's always a sort of Italian chicken stew, and it's always good. For a massive lunch, order the "veal and salad sandwich," which isn't on the menu. You'll get a huge sammy of lightly breaded veal slices with lettuce, onion, and sliced tomato with a...More

Thank msattic
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Casual, warm and friendly. A large number of tasty dishes and Italian wines. Each dish includes a pasta side - I like the Baked Zite side best and half loaf of bread. My favorite dishes are the Sicilian Eggplant and the Italian Sausage. We'll, the...More

Thank Bubbe B
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A real neighborhood place...not fancy...lots of regulars...leave your attitude at home...come for the food...

Thank NYTraveller_7
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Terrific food ! Old world reliable, charming, non nonsense atmosphere. Everything they make is top notch. The frutta di mare is totally off the charts. No place does sicilian eggplant like Vinny's

Reviewed 17 October 2016

I know him for over 40 years. His food was always top shelf. One of the better old school places in Carroll Gardens.You can't go wrong stopping here for a bite.

1  Thank frank g
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across Vinnys one evening and liked the look of it. The clientele were mainly local regulars and it's easy to see why. We had between the five of us a variety of pasta and fish dishes and they were universally excellent. Special shout...More

1  Thank LondonBeagle
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Food No Matter Your Choice..Is Excellent. With a glass of wine and family seating. The Food Not Overpriced Like Allot of Italian Restaurants Are In Manhattan And Other Areas Of Brooklyn. I strongly Suggest you Visit. The Seating area is Small And you might...More

1  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Visit: For dinner Food ordered/shared: Veal Picatta, Broccoli Rabe, side of sausage in sauce, Vodka Penne. Rabe was a little disappointing - not bad, but did not meet expectations, everything else very good. Service: At first, prompt and efficient. No smiles. Our waitress yelled across...More

Thank elilbitz
Reviewed 20 May 2016

You can't count on their Take Out. Vinny's is a small Red Sauce Joint - a big step up from a full service pizzeria. Prices are a bit high - but you get a lot of good, fresh food. However, their on-line menu is "Five...More

Thank MTDigs
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lisa d
12 November 2016|
Response from frank g | Reviewed this property |
Anyone who can pay can come in. Vinny isn't at all racist.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-875-5600
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