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About Vinny's on Windward
Vinny's is California Italian. Fresh, light, a bit less traditional ... Consistently rated "excellent" by Zagat's Guide.
Stop in today and you'll quickly discover why we've become the go to spot for local business folks. And your secret weapon for date night!
Specialities range from seared big eye tuna with our fabulous pinzimonio salad, beef carpaccio and wood oven pizzas to our succulent rack of lamb, veal or chicken scallopini and unforgettable tiramisu!
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 5:00 pm - 10:00pm
Deerfield Parkway/Westside Drive
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
There is also a private lot available.
Private Party Facilities:
Parties up to 17 people may order off our regular menu. Parties 18 or larger must choose a preset menu. Vinny's can accommodate any dietary requests. An 18% service charge may apply on parties larger than 8 guests, no separate checks please.
Private Party Contact:
Janet Sedgwick or Manager on duty: (770) 772-4644
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Vinny's on Windward Ratings and Reviews
We had to change tables twice. First time,hostess put us next to a large group.
Why do they always do this? Second time,the fourtop next to us were absolutely
screaming. Vinny's is so loud but this was horrible. I was going to leave but the
Waiter found us a bit quieter table in the bar area. Yes,it's better there.
Menu has changed-not for the best. Might be back but not anytime soon.
Food was good but so so loud.
Arrived for our 7:30pm reservation on time. No hostess at from station to greet us, despite making eye contact with someone who appeared to be a "manager" a number of times, she never approached us nor sent word that there were guests standing at the un-attended hostess stand. When a young girl did arrive, she asked if someone had greeted us - to which we replied NO....and she said OK.
Waiter was very nice, sporadically attentive, slow to take our order and even slower to refill water and drinks. But very nice....he was managing a large party for about 45 minutes (Into our hour and 45 minute Birthday meal for my 14 yo).
Food was good as usual. A filet had to be sent back three times (RAW.....Raw....medium)...it was taken off the bill.
I tipped the waiter factoring IN the comp'ed steak meal, and paid in cash....finished our desert and left without a thanks from the waiter. Not a big deal, but would have been nice.
Have dined at Vinny's many times in my 8 years living in the area - business, casual and celebrations)....I recently moved 20 minutes away and made the extra trip for a special Birthday dinner. Most likely was my last trip....my last visit 1 month ago, they did not have my Open Table reservation in their computer - despite showing them my confirmation on Open Table - and Open Table counted the visit as a NO SHOW.
Two strikes and I think I am out.....Best of luck!
My husband and I have been to Vinny’s several times, it’s always been a good experience. But this past Saturday the food and service were underwhelming. Our server was pleasant and kind however she had a very full plate trying to tend to us as well as several large tables. We waited longer than usual for our salads to arrive and even longer for our entrée to arrive. The kitchen appeared to be understaffed as well. My husband’s lamb chop was delicious, our dining partner’s fillet was not hot. My salmon was undercooked even though I asked for medium well. Perhaps this was an off night for staff.
We really like Vinny's as well as the other Sedgwick restaurants. Kimberly took excellent care of us with just the right amount of advice and interplay; will take the time to ask for her specifically on future visits.
They did a great job this visit, especially since it was NYE. Food got a 'very good' this time just because, even though the veal chop was cooked to temp and tasted great with smoke and some grill char, it was a little tough - or was the knife dull - I'm not sure.
Overall a fun and reasonably priced night.
Previously had a great meal and Vinnys, loved the place, but this time food it service was not that great, my server, the older blonde waitress, seems as tho it was an inconvenience for her to bring us food or water. No smile just did not want to be there apparently. I tried to get her attention to bring us some more bread, and she ignored me. She responded better when my husband asks for bread.
Our pizza was very plain, and the scallop risotto had no flavor, was cold and dry.
Vinnys was just OK this trip. The noise level was extremely high and the food was not at the level of past trips. I am certain the crowd level had something to do with this, but to remain successful they need to figure out consistency. I really enjoy the menu and verity. Blame it on the holidays! We will try it again to see if the issues have been corrected.
Not good. Decided to give it a chance despite some of the negative reviews. Now I can say they were right. The place is loud, food is ok, but service is terrible. Took more than an hour to get the food, not just my table people around us waited just as long. Waiter kept saying "2 minutes", "almost ready" without even checking. No manager even showed up to apologize to anyone.
We’ve been going to Vinny’s for many many years and have always enjoyed it. This time they had removed the carrots and zucchini from the crab cake special that is their signature dish (never on the menu but always available). The crab cakes were also half the size but there was no discount in the price. All they had to substitute for the delicious julienned vegetables was spinach or mashed potatoes. Very disappointing because the vegetables complemented the crab cakes and the pasta. Guess this was our last visit. So sad.
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