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Vinny’s Suprette is like any convenience store. But at the rear of the store, tables spill out from a metal partition, where the shop ends and Vinny’s Ristorante, a small gem of a Sicilian-American restaurant, comes to life at lunch and dinner.
Vinny’s at Night, as it is also called, is not a new addition to Somerville.
It is just the place for a leisurely midday meal. You’ll see businesspeople with clients, and Italian-American regulars. But more than anything, Vinny’s is a family restaurant, and when you take out-of-towners here for lunch, they feel let in on a local secret. This food can go up against the best red sauce places in the North End, and you avoid those tourist trap prices.