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What good are award-winning wings or a mouth-watering burger without great appetizers to accompany them? Choose from a great selection of fabulous appetizers at Cousin Vinnies Family Sports Restaurant.

Amazing appetizers

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Serving Lake and Sumter Counties

Seasoned Fries

Warm up your taste buds with the absolute best-seasoned fries that you have EVER put in your mouth, PERIOD!

Small / Large

Garlic Parmesan Fries

Our World Famous Seasoned Fries covered in our homemade Garlic Wing sauce and fresh grated Parmesan cheese!

Sweet Potato Waffle Fries

Warning… if you eat these, you may find yourself ordering them each time you visit! These tasty treats are served up topped with our Secret Fry Seasoning and Honey and Garlic Wing sauce… be careful!

Fried Calamari

If you like Calamari, you simply must try Cousin Vinnie’s! His Calamari is very light… not too chewy, and served with an amazing sauce that the kitchen dudes made.

Magic (Garlic) Mushrooms

Lightly breaded and served with our crazy spicy BOOM BOOM sauce! If you are not into spicy, simply ask for Ranch dressing.

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Deep Fried Pickles

Batter up! Dill pickle spears dipped in batter, deep fried to perfection and served with Cousin Vinnie’s homemade dill-based dipping sauce, Mmmmm… good!

Mozzarella Sticks

Mama Mia… our mozz sticks are large, thick and served with our awesome Italian Marinara sauce!

Philly Jalapeno Poppers

We serve these like nobody’s business. They are stuffed with Philly cream cheese and we suggest that you dip them in our homemade Raspberry Wing sauce. It tastes a little like a raspberry cheese cake with a pop!

Beer Battered - Tiger Striped - Onion Rings

A real fan favorite! If you like onion rings… these are the real deal! Served with Ranch or Honey Mustard.

Deep Fried Mac-n-Cheese Wedges

My mother always said… if you deep fry it, it tastes even BETTER! Boy, mom was right. There is no way to describe this appetizer… you simply need to try it!

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Super Chicken Nachos (approx. 10 minutes)

A true champion bringing all the goods! We cut and fry

our fresh yellow corn Tortilla’s into chips and top those

babies with fresh grilled Chicken, Colby and Pepper Jack cheese, Salsa, Jalapenos and Sour Cream.

Buffalo Chicken and Cheese Dip

Wow… a slightly spicy combination of shredded chicken, Colby cheese, Pepper Jack cheese, Buffalo wing sauce and Philadelphia cream cheese. Baked and served hot with fresh tortilla chips and Ranch or Bleu Cheese drizzled on top! Serves up to 4 people.

Sausage and Cheese Fire Balls

We sure hit it out of the park with these! Italian Sausage, Pepper Jack cheese and Jalapenos all hand rolled into fiery goodness. Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Served with Sweet Chili Mustard to soften the burn!

Cousin Vinnie’s Secret Shrimp

This Shrimp is served swimming in our mouthwatering

Secret Shrimp Sauce. Our sauce is a perfect blend of five of our wing sauces! THIS IS ABSOLUTELY ONE OF THE BEST TASTING ITEMS THAT WE SERVE!

Jumbo Shrimp Scampi

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME GARLIC? This is some of the best tasting, perfectly seasoned, shrimp that you will ever eat. Hold the pasta and add the garlic bread, that’s Cousin Vinnie Style.

Gridiron Grand Slam

(4) Sausage and Cheeses Fire balls, (4) Mozzarella Sticks, (4) Jalapeno Poppers and a generous portion of Tiger Striped Onion Rings. Served with Ranch, Sweet Chili Mustard and warm Marinara dipping sauces.

Appetizer Fries Onion rings

= Cousin Vinnie’s Suggestions


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Veggie Sticks

Fresh cut celery sticks served with your choice of our homemade Ranch or Bleu Cheese dipping sauce.

Pineapple Cole Slaw

We take everything to the next level here! It’s the crushed pineapple that makes it so yummy!

8 ounce / 16 ounce

Potato Salad

Nanny’s homemade Southern Style Potato Salad. Made fresh daily for your dining pleasure!

Regular / Large

Italian Seasoned Garlic Bread

A fresh baked submarine roll cut in half, topped with our signature Garlic Wing Sauce and Italian seasonings. After baking it in our pizza oven, we cut it into 10 perfectly tasty pieces! Serves up to 4 people.

Garlic Cheese Bread

When perfectly toasted, it makes an excellent accompaniment to our fresh garden salads. Large enough to serve two guests! This is our “Italian Seasoned Garlic Bread” covered in melted Mozzarella Cheese!