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Vinny's Ristorante

165 West St, PO Box 3335, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8335
+1 360-378-1934
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (50 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
165 West St, PO Box 3335, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8335
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place always seems to be busy. If you're looking for an upscale Italian meal, I'd recommend calling ahead for a reservation.

Thank MickiElle
Reviewed 1 week ago

The summer of 2016, my husband and I went to Vinny's and were very impressed. So this summer, we had several family members in town with us, and decided to take them there with us. Our reservation was for 6:45pm, although we were seated right...More

Thank luvintotravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to do Italian We were trying to make the 6 o'clock ferry. The restaurant was supposed to open at 4 but their hostess didn't know what time to report to her job. It went downhill from there. My husband ordered Carbonara. We heard...More

1  Thank Bobbi H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So usually if I don't like the dish I ordered, I get very negative about a place. Not this time. First of all, the calamari appetizer was wonderful. Order it! You won't be disappointed. The bread was warm and crusty on the outside and soft...More

Thank Wbegun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Local Jim Maya recommended this spot. Not disappointed . Hubby had spaghetti I had shrimp scampi. Both very good. The bread and oil was also very tasty. Very nice wine selection as well.

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had many meals at Vinney's over the past 20 plus years. Their signature pasta dish, Spaghetti from Hell, was very good as were veal dishes and seafood pasta entree's, (all no longer on the menu). Our last visit was a little over year...More

Thank scenicpl
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Scallop starter was good. My Chicken Picatta was also well cooked. However, we waited for ages for the starter and the bread and oil which should have filled the waiting gap before the starter didn't appear until we had started to eat the scallops and...More

Thank FlowerMary
Vinnys1, Owner at Vinny's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you for your visit to Vinny's. It sounds like you had to wait a bit for your items and the eggplant was perhaps not what you expected. We are very sorry about that. We try to have items delivered in a reasonable time frame,...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here numerous times over the years .actually went there the week they opened ( many years ago) this time was as great as all the times before.. the pasta dishes are cooked perfectly, the martinis are icy cold...try the sapphire with the gorgonzola...More

Thank goodfoodrider
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Vinny's food is to die for! It is definitely one of the fancier restaurants in Friday Harbor, but it is totally worth it. The food is authentic Italian and it is clear it is cooked with love.

Thank laneylaney10
Vinnys1, Owner at Vinny's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Wow. Thank you for the kind words. We have a wonderful team that all works together to make it a great experience from start to finish. Thank you very much for joining us at Vinny's.

Reviewed 27 May 2017

We ate dinner one evening at Vinny's. The staff was great, but got my wife pizza order incorrect twice. I finished my very good lasagna by the time her second pizza showed up and it was still incorrect. Like everything in Friday Harbor, be prepared...More

1  Thank bafdef
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Billie R
15 August 2016|
Response from fhfoodie | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Our restaurant seats 52 maximum. You might try Friday Harbor House.
6 May 2016|
Response from Fred B | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Call Vinny's and ask for Becky it Julie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 West St, PO Box 3335, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8335
    (First St)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  San Juan Island  >  Friday Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-378-1934
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We are a quaint, little Italian restaurant in the heart of Friday Harbor. We offer authentic Italian Cuisine in a beautiful, fun atmosphere. Come and enjoy Vinny’s!
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