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Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian

641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804

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Menu
antipasti
  • Calamari Fritti $11.00
    Fried calamari, marinara sauce.
  • Shrimp Scampi $12.00
    Shrimp, olive oil, garlic, crushed red pepper.
  • Charred Octopus $16.00
    Grilled Spanish octopus, lemon, crispy potatoes, sea salt.
  • Steamed Mussels $13.00
    Red, white, or fra Diavolo sauce.
  • Fried Cauliflower Board $8.00
    Fried cauliflower, fried artichoke hearts, roasted garlic aioli.
  • Arancini $9.00
    Fried risotto balls stuffed with mozzarella with a smokey tomato sauce.
  • Mozzarella Marinara $7.00
    House-made fried mozzarella sticks, marinara dipping sauce.
  • Antipasti di Famiglia $17.00
    Assorted Italian meats and cheeses and all the goodies.
  • Our Famous Garlic Knots $7.00
    Lots of garlic butter, parmesan cheese, fresh Italian parsley, Vinnie’s marinara.
zuppa
  • Zuppa di Minestrone $5.00 +
    Italian vegetable soup.
  • Italian Wedding Soup $6.00 +
    Chicken broth, mini meatballs, fresh spinach, ricotta cheese whey, thyme, Parmigiano Reggiano.
vinnies-specialties
  • Twice-Baked Meat Lasagna $17.00 +
    Perfezione!
  • Eggplant Parmigiana $16.00 +
    Sonny’s recipe, over spaghetti.
  • Chicken Parmigiana $18.00 +
    Kevin D’s favorite, over spaghetti.
  • Veal Parmigiana $24.00
    Pounded thin, Vinnie's marinara, mozzarella, over spaghetti.
  • Bone-In Pork Chop Milanese $22.00
    Hand-cut, breaded, pan-fried.
  • Pan-Seared Sea Scallops $24.00
    Linguini with fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic, capers, red onion, lemon, and white wine butter.
  • Crab Fettuccine $26.00
    Jumbo lump crab, grape tomatoes, fresh arugula, garlic, lemon.
pizza
  • Cheese Pie $15.00
    Tomato sauce, mozzarella.
  • Meat Pie $21.00
    Sausage, meatball, pepperoni, tomato sauce, mozzarella.
  • Prosciutto Pie $18.00
    Italian ham, tomato, garlic, mozzarella, basil.
  • Veggie Pie $19.00
    Tomato sauce, green peppers, white onions, mushrooms, olives, garlic, mozzarella.
  • Argentinian Pie $16.00
    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, garlic, green olives, sliced tomatoes (great with anchovies!).
  • White Pie $16.00
    Mozzarella, ricotta, garlic, olive oil, basil.
  • Temptation Pizza $20.00
    Pepperoni, Italian sausage, onions, peppers, mushrooms.
insalata
  • Vinnie’s Caesar Salad $7.00 +
  • Italian Bitter Greens $8.00 +
    Market greens, radicchio, red onion, radish, blood orange vinaigrette, pecorino romano.
  • Greek Salad $8.00 +
    Romaine lettuce, feta cheese, red onions, olives, pepperoncini, tomatoes, house greek dressing.
  • Caprese Salad $9.00 +
    Herb-marinated tomatoes, fresh mozzarella.
pasta-dishes
  • Spaghetti with Meatballs $15.00 +
    Meatballs, Vinnie’s marinara.
  • Spaghetti with “Sunday Gravy” $17.00 +
    Aunt Stella's recipe with sweet Italian sausage and meatballs.
  • Spaghetti Carbonara $14.00 +
    Pancetta, peas, eggs, cream, parmesan cheese.
  • Penne alla Arrabbiata $14.00 +
    Vinnie’s marinara, red pepper flakes.
  • Penne alla Vodka $17.00 +
    Pancetta, sauteed onions, vodka cream sauce, scallions.
  • Baked Ziti Napolitano $14.00 +
    Ricotta, parmesan, mozzarella, Vinnie’s marinara.
  • Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, & Penne $18.00 +
    Sweet Italian sausage, garlic-sauteed broccoli rabe, shaved parmesan.
  • Penne Alla Fungi $18.00 +
    Wild mushrooms, shallots, sherry cream sauce.
  • Rigatoni Bolognese $18.00 +
    Ground beef, veal, sausage, onion, cream, red wine tomato sauce.
  • Linguini & Clams $18.00 +
    Middle neck clams, whole and chopped. Served with red, white, or fra Diavolo sauce.
  • Linguini & Shrimp $18.00 +
    Shrimp, garlic, fresh basil. Served with red, white, or Fra Diavolo sauce.
  • Linguini Pescatore $22.00 +
    Shrimp, mussels, clams, calamari. Served with red, white, or Fra Diavolo sauce.
  • Fettuccine Alfredo $15.00 +
    Parmesan, cream, garlic.
  • Sausage, Peppers, & Onions $16.00 +
    Penne pasta with sweet Italian sausage, green peppers, and sweet onions.
calzones
  • Cheese Calzone $14.00
    Mozzarella, ricotta.
  • Spinach Calzone $16.00
    Spinach, mozzarella, ricotta, feta.
  • Meatball Calzone $17.00
    Meatballs, mozzarella, ricotta.
kids-menu
Bambino.
  • Kid's Spaghetti & Meatballs $7.00
  • Kid's Cheese Pie $8.00
  • Kid's Pepperoni Pie $9.00
  • Kid’s Fettuccine Alfredo $7.00
  • Kid’s Chicken Tenders $7.00
    Mashed potatoes, marinara.
  • Kid’s Baked Ziti $7.00
postre
  • Ricotta Cheesecake $8.00
  • Tiramisu $8.00
  • Cannoli $5.00 +
  • Flourless Chocolate Torte $9.00
    Layers of chocolate cake, chocolate mousse, and chocolate ganache.
  • Italian White Cake $9.00
    Vanilla cream, coconut, toasted almond.
side-orders
  • Meatballs $8.00
  • Sweet Italian Sausage $8.00
  • Garlic-Mashed Potatoes $5.00
  • Sauteed Garlic-Spinach $5.00
  • Sauteed Garlic-Broccoli $5.00
  • Sauteed Broccoli Rabe $7.00
italian-classics
  • Chicken Picatta $18.00
    Lemon, capers, shallots, white wine butter sauce.
  • Chicken Marsala $18.00
    Marsala wine, mushrooms.
  • Chicken Paillard $16.00
    Grilled chicken breast, olive oil, garlic, parsley, spices.
  • Salmon Gratella $20.00
    Olive oil, garlic, parsley, spices.
  • Veal Marsala $24.00
    Marsala wine, mushrooms.
  • Veal Picatta $24.00
    Lemon, capers, shallots, wine butter sauce.
  • Veal Saltimbocca $25.00
    Prosciutto, sage, garlic, shallots, marsala wine.

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