Enolo Wine Bar

Enolo Wine Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.enolowinebar.com/
  • Phone: 312-477-7674x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Mon-Fri 11 am - 2 am
    Sat-Sun 3 pm - 2 am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar
  • Executive Chef: Fred Keller
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Clark and Illinois
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Enolo Wine Bar
Enolo’s progressive 25 bottle wine list offers an approachable introduction to wine, featuring unique bottles exclusive to them from small vineyards worldwide. The simple, easy-to-understand menu represents a mixture of classic and varietal styles that will keep guests intrigued as they navigate the menu of diverse food pairing options. Wine can be purchased by the glass, bottle, or flight featuring three wines from the preferred genre. Customers can also purchase bottles to-go.
In addition to wine, the 64-seat space will offer 17 local and international craft beers, cocktails and simple, delicious food prepared with fresh, local ingredients. The affordable lunch and dinner menus will feature bruschetta, paninis, charcuterie, cheese boards, salads and pasta.
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Enolo Wine Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
43 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
notable wine list (23)romantic (19)vibrant bar scene (13)good for groups (13)fit for foodies (13)late-night find (12)neighborhood gem (11)hot spot (10)great for outdoor dining (10)special occasion (9)great for lunch (8)scenic view (5)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Incredible customer service! !
    Chrissy777
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Every single one of the staff are unique and friendly. Bartender super attentive and nice. Very good wine list and not do popular but great beers. Will definitely come back! !
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect for any occassion!
    SC331
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Enolo was amazing! Its perfect for girls night out, date night, or a family outing. I went with a girlfriend and it was a great evening. The atmosphere is quaint and vibrant. You can order wine by the glass or by flights which gives you the opportunity to try a few off their list. The bruschetta was incredible! They offer so many types that are big portion sizes! We got the shrimp as well as the brie and they were both fantastic. (I highly recommend the shrimp!) The general manager was so attentive to every table. You don't get that much these days but he made a point to drop off a business card and introduce himself to everyone, he even took our wine order and brought it out personally and our waitress was a gem! Highly recommend Enolo!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So so so so loud!
    ShortSweetTruth
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I was with a friend and the place was packed. She was sitting directly across from me and I had to reach across the table to hear her. Not exactly fun to have to scream when enjoying a drink.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great addition to River North
    AmberVIP
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    This little wine bar, right next to Roka Akor, is the perfect excuse to day drink while munching on a delicious selection of crostini. Love the wine flights and the general manager is excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Need to work on the service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The food was good, however, the service was terrible. Looks like they have only one server on the entire restaurant. They need to work on improving the service if they want people to come back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great lunch place
    SteveVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Great day in Chicago for an outdoor lunch! Knowledgeable server, excellent food!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • over friendly wait staff
    ABJ61VIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The experience, otherwise good, was somewhat jarred by the overly friendly demeanor of the wait staff - e.g., sitting down and chatting with us, the customers and clearly engaged in our own conversation
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A wine bar that ran out of wine
    foodie1234
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    I went to Enolo for an evening out and was looking forward to trying a wine flight. For both flights I was interested in, the restaurant could not fulfill my order because they ran out of many of the wines. For a wine bar, that just didn't seem to make sense. Cool spot, but with the plethora of other wine bars in the city, I'm not sure I'll be returning.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great New Place
    EsquireGirl
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We went there as a group of 6. We tried a little bit of everything and it was all outstanding. I would recommend the Halibut Filet the Spring Pea Ravioli and the Stuffed Squash Blossoms Our waitress recommended the Corvina Crudo and several of the Bruschetta's and they were all great too. They have a few fun cocktails, (try the red Sangria). Some interesting wine flights, and several nice bottles. All in all a great night. Beware -valet parking goes up to $20 after 3 hours but there is some metered street parking
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, could be better
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This is a nice, reasonably priced wine bar. As a wine aficionado, I liked this place's selection and the care they put into the wine flights. The food was not impressive (we only ordered the main entrees); food is not their strong suit. The place is nice but the ambiance is just OK: it was really loud, so if you are looking for a quiet romantic evening, this is not the place. Having said that, I would definitively be back for the wine list and maybe try some of the appetizers other people seemed to like much more. If this was solely a wine bar, I would have definitively given it more stars.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    Luke
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    My wife and I really enjoyed our dinner experience at Enolo Wine Bar. We split bruschetta and then each had a wine flight and a panini. It was the perfect amount of food and the wine was great. We will definitely be going back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wine Heaven- Food Gems
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Finally a wine bar bar with great good as well. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. I will be coming back many times since its also very affordable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wine before dinner
    Wine4DinnerVIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    My wife and I our drinks and appetizer, consisting of a cheese board and a small salad.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner and drinks
    eatsntreats
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    This was a really nice spot for dinner and drinks with my boyfriend. We both had wine flights and that turned our to be an excellent choice. The bruschettas came in very interesting varieties and the paninis were tasty, although they ran out of soup before we got there (even though the restaurant was empty for most of our meal?). We would definitely recommend and will come back soon. Our outing was very well priced!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for get-togethers
    sofiadujourVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Truly beautifully decorated, Enolo is best described as the kind of place the ladies of SATC would get together in the evening to gab about their personal lives....or a great date spot! Besides the chandeliers, Dali-esque ceiling, and birch-looking bar, the wine comes in a great selection of very affordable flights and the food in surprisingly normal portions. I greatly enjoyed the Deep & Dark flight, as well as the bruschettas. The latter is much larger than one would expect - each piece split into 4 bites - a "flight" of 4 is a perfect sharing option. Artichoke and leek dip has actual artichoke leaves in it, not just a creamy emulsion, also a decent size for sharing. Salads are large and full of good ingredients.
    Special Features:
    romantic, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 28 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
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