Next Wood Fired Bistro & Vino Bar
Next Wood Fired Bistro & Vino Bar

Next Wood Fired Bistro & Vino Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.nextwoodfiredbistro.com/
  • Phone: (682) 325-4046
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:30pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Executive Chef: Ying Aikens
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We offer full-service catering through Y2Kitchen for events of all sizes, styles and desires. We work with our clients to create a specific menu uniquely suited for your event, and we can also arrange for all service and rentals.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private dining center features a garden-room feel, seating for up to 60 guests including a Chef's table and provides a perfect area for a rehearsal dinner, wine-tasting, art show or special event of your choosing. Our staff will work with you to make your event flow smoothly and be a memorable time for you and your guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Ying Aikens 6823254046x
  • Special Events: #MartiniMonday is held every Monday at Next and features reduced pricing on all Martinis.
    #WineWednesday at Next is held each Wednesday and features a minimum of 6 different wines, typically available only by the bottle, on a by-the-glass basis at very attractive pricing to allow our guests to experience new and different wines without the need to commit to a full bottle.
    Next hosts wine and Scotch dinners throughout the year.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Old Glade Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Next Wood Fired Bistro & Vino Bar
NEXT Wood Fired Bistro & Vino Bar is a casually elegant place to come and enjoy a wide variety of unique and delicious foods that come from our imported Mugnaini Italian wood burning oven using the finest ingredients and paired with our thoughtfully chosen wine and beer selections.
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Next Wood Fired Bistro & Vino Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
60 reviews since August 1, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (50)neighborhood gem (48)notable wine list (44)special occasion (31)romantic (16)great for brunch (13)great for lunch (12)good for groups (9)hot spot (6)vibrant bar scene (4)kid-friendly (2)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Lovely Local Restaurant
    GrapevineFoodie
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    I recently had lunch with friends at Next Wood Fired Bistro and Wine Bar, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was delicious, the service was attentive but not intrusive, and the ambiance was very nice. I requested a couple of changes to my order and they were accommodated without difficulty. The desserts were also outstanding -- the Creme' Brule' Strawberry Cake was delicious, and very different. I plan to return soon for dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    DonP
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    Ying and Tom Atkins have a wonderful restaurant. the food is excellent and Josh, bartender, does a great job keeping the drinks coming! there is a lot of road construction on 26 for the next two years or so--we are inviting everyone to come out to NEXT and support Ying and Tom while the state and city perform construction that really does not need to be done!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special occasion gem in Colleyville
    dcrevs
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    this place is probably reserved for those special occasions when you don't mind spending some money on someone special. the night's specials do not include a price, so that gives you an idea. we had 2 appetizers and 2 entrees. we enjoyed two dishes particularly. the piquillo peppers were wonderful; sizzling in a small cast iron skillet covered in manchego cheese....yum. and the gnocchi was pillow-soft and delicious. so come prepared to enjoy a special meal, but bring your credit card.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ease off on the salt
    DFWSGJVIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    $32 for four medium sized scallops with two smears of stale tasting carrot puree and asparagus with the woody stems still attached is just not right. To top it off, it was almost unedible due to the amount of salt added. I ate the scallops by scraping them clean. Its all a shame, because the scallops were fresh. My partners pork entree was likewise way over salted. Where did the chef learn how to cook?
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My favorite neighborhood place
    PGoetz
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    Great atmosphere, and every meal I have ever had at Next! The wait staff is attentive, the food is fresh and the bar is well stocked. I urge all to try it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Evening
    ChrisM
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We were warmly greeted as soon as we walked in, no wait despite how busy they were. Our server was also very knowledgeable of the menu, and provided a perfect suggestion for my wife, and both meals were exceptional. They have a great wine list to suit all occasions, and most tastes. The wine was served in the proper glasses and at the correct temperature which is always nice. Overall, we had a fantastic experience, it seems Next has the details down, we will definitely be coming back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food; The Rest Was Just Ok
    OpnTbleVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    We did date night here after reading great reviews. The restaurant is converted from what used to be a fast food joint many years ago. The way they expanded and repurposed the place is remarkable. Some of the tables are quite close together, which is a little uncomfortable and you could become a part of someone else's dinner conversation if they're loud. Extensive wine list, but no half bottles. The service was just ok. Our waitress was pleasant, but a couple came in right after us who were clearly regulars. She prioritized them and served them a lot faster than us. Also felt that the restaurant was understaffed, so that might have been an issue. We both had pasta - fantastic. Nice, but don't know that this would become a regular for us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding!
    Sally
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Every time we go to Next, the food is amazing, as well as the service. We can depend on everything being above and beyond! Just love this restaurant. My local favorite!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful as always
    Wendybirdr
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Wonderful as always. Soup is always outstanding. We had the fish and chips, which rivaled what I've had in England! It was amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A great restaurant, exiting food
    JchgprVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    The menu is pretty up and down. The specials is what really makes this a great restaurant. Great wine list and very very good wait staff. Never a bad meal in the special menu. No prices on the specials menu so you find yourself asking several times what's the entire coats. Anoying to not know the prices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great find!
    sk8gross
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The food is fantastic. The employees are all so very knowledgeable and helpful. We highly recommend this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Can't say enough about the service!
    picky
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The service, the wine list, and the food were all fantastic. We'll be going back and back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Tremendous food!!! And Wine!!!
    Wakesurfer
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    We were scheduled to have dinner with another couple and ironically received an Open Table reminder email that morning. I did a quick search for local places as we usually go to mid-priced favorites. Saw the description of Next Wood and looked at their menu and decided that we would make reservations. Whoa! This place is awesome. The wine list was incredible - 2,000 bottles in the dining room display alone. The food was simply amazing. We chose the 'cigar' appetizer, rib eye, pork tenderloin and sea bass. I think all of us would go back and order the same if we were going tonight. I ordered the rib eye (rare) and think that it was the best that I have ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Family is here
    BodarfVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Started with Hatch Cigars (filo dough wrapped around goat cheese and hatch chillis) then moved to a main courses. Our group each had something different which included Scallops, Cod, duck, halibut and Serrano ham pizzette. Throw in sides of mac and cheese and corn. Topped it off with bread pudding and a salted caramel chocolate cake for the birthday boy. All the food was spectacular and the service was stellar.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Lunch Venue!
    Top10VIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Love the menu, especially the pear flatbread, and other offerings available here. The prices are lower at lunch for the same offerings that are on the dinner menu. The chef is well know, and her skills show through to the plate!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dining out
    roundthetowner
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Well prepared, we'll presented and savory. Professional staff complements a fantastic menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service as always
    Diane76248VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Their wait staff is great and the food is always interesting. Just wish they had a bit of a dress code. I think great food deserves more than jeans and a clean M & M teashirt
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    Localoutonthetown
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I have been a fan on Next but no more. Four of us had dinner there on a Friday night. A harried server, misses on four out of five dishes and a astronomical bill made the experience unpleasant. I ordered the Lobster Linguine--exactly the same dish as the it $23 Seafood Linguine except replacing Lobster for scallops. Paid $35 for it--and it wasn't good. Disappointing evening all the way around. We won't be back.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Definition of Service
    Daveememphis
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Deb was expert at all aspects. Well versed in wine, helped make food presentation unique, a real gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrid
    Empowered123456
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Was referred by someone. Disappointed is putting it lightly.Waited 20 minutes for 4 small slices of Italian bread for $1! Really? $16 gnocchi - half of which were under cooked. Some were the consistency of melted cheese. Had roasted peach salad, with chicken. Brought it w/4 slices of chicken breast - 2oz. maximum. When we received the bill, they had charged us $9 for the salad and an extra $16 for the 2 oz. of chicken. Temperature in the main dining area was very cold - the bathroom's were colder. The chairs were very uncomfortable For 4 of us - no alcohol, no app, no dessert, all of us had water - the bill was $76! Overall, it was about as bad a restaurant we've ever been. No exaggeration. We rated this place a 2 on scale of 1-10.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding!
    Ross
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I took a first date to Next and was not disappointed. The food is wonderful, the wait staff was amazing, and the ambiance was pure romance. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GoGoColleyville
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    It's always special at Next Wood Fired Bistro & Vino Bar; Tom and Ying Aikens invest themselves in this restaurant. It's well worth the time and effort. Go check it out (if you haven't already).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the Cedar Plank Salmon!
    Top10VIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Can't get over how good this venue is, particularly when it comes to the cedar plank salmon, which is to die for! It comes with veggies, mashed potatoes.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Next is always a favorite. Their pastas are delicious and Francois, the waiter is terrific! We will be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great pizza
    Pizzaandbeerlover
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We have eaten at Next several times. I always get the pizza, it is outstanding. They call it pizzette for some reason. The small 9" pizza is a large meal for one man, and the 13" is probably enough for two people. The only problem that I have is the beer selection is terrible. They have Peroni and some other italian beers I never heard of, none of which I care for, but it's all they ever have. They had one American IPA, which I tried and it was awful. If the manager reads this: There are so many great beers in the world, please start stocking a few of them. If I could suggest---Blue Moon, Killian's....
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Priced too high, not served hot, no reason since there was no crowd taste ok
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Planked Salmon Best!
    Top10VIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Enjoyed the lunch version of the salmon, and it was fabulous! Cooked on a wooden plank, with veggies and potatoes. The fish was finest cold water and cooked to perfection-will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 33 ratings-only reviews submitted since August 1, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 309 reviews are from the Next Wood Fired Bistro & Vino Bar reviews archive.
  • Wonderful!
    Becky
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Our food at brunch was outstanding! Shrinp & Grits some of the best ever. Our only downside was our waiter. He definitely "had an attitude" and seemed to be put out by having to serve us.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    They should mention the price of the Specials if they are going to push them! I did not appreciate finding out the fish entre was $42 when my bill arrived! I will not be back!!!!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Son's Birthday Celebration
    Top10VIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    I took a party of 8 to my son's birthday celebration, and was less impressed than on previous visits. Although the food was remained good, the grilled salmon, which is about $10.00 more on the dinner menu, than the lunch menu, was served in exactly the same small portion as it is in the lunch menu. I know because I frequent the establishment for lunch, and always order the salmon. I had only ordered an entree-no appetizer, anticipating it would have been larger, due to the additional cost, and was disappointed. With good reason, as the appetizers are generally expensive, so with a large party, I was trying to conserve-did not work here! I shall return, however, with a smaller party, and enjoy the good food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Father's Day Brunch
    partridgefam
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We had a great experience at Next for Father's Day Brunch. Party of six and were seating in nice booth that makes it easy for everyone to converse. Really enjoyed great service and great food. Everything is so fresh. Highly recommend Next.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • appreciategoodfood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Next is delicious; entrees are interesting,and well described by the staff; lovely setting. so nice to have a unique and local choice in the area. Highly recommend to anyone.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mother's Day
    ASRRNBSN
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We attended for Mother's Day Brunch, it was EXCELLENT!!!!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    From the appetizer to the salad to the entree to the dessert it was so yummy and beautifully plated. First time here and will return.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Food!
    TravellingFoodie
    Dined on 5/6/2014
    I treated my friend at NEXT for her birthday and we both greatly enjoyed it! Started with the mushroom risotto, which was absolutely incredible! I want some more now! Then had the cedar plank salmon, again a great dish, and I'm quite picky about my salmon. The Penne a la Vodka was also wonderful! I definitely plan to return!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yummy Food
    LuvFoodandWine
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Totally enjoyed our dining experience. Great find so close to home. Wine exceptional. If you love great food and wine as much as we do, you don't need to pay for 5 star "ambience"!! Enjoy
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    beefeater
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    Very impressed with the entire evening. Excellent menu choices that you will not find at other chain steak houses. Appetizers were magnificent in their creativity. The main course was outstanding. Wine selection was strong with reasonable pricing. Was very busy the night we were there, but you would never know it by the excellent service from all members. Very personable, friendly, and truly caring. The entire evening was easily $100 less than other so called high end eateries. Absolutely wonderful.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Reservations
    winelover
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    When I made our reservations, I specifically requested table away from front door & rest rooms to avoid traffic distractions and to stretch out my left foot. To my disappointment, we were seated right in front of the door & within 20 feet of restrooms. Because I was in a compression boot/cast for a broken ankle, we could not wait another 1/2 hour or longer for another table so we took the one in front of the door. The hostess and the manager did apologize. The food, however, was very good: my appetizer was unique, fresh and very tasty; my husband's and our friends tuna salad looked great and they said was delicious. The eggs benedict and hamburger with eggs were very good. Our waitress was friendly, helpful, made our visit pleasant.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Easter brunch
    coupleinftwortharea
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    We'd never been here before, but I'd heard the food was very good. We made an early brunch reservation for Easter. The service was great and the food was terrific! My only complaint might be that most all of the brunch dishes revolved around eggs - not my favorite. The desserts were fantastic, especially the Creme Brulee and bread pudding. Will go back!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So many Choices!
    Carmompsd
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    There were so many specials for our family to choose from! They made a great cheese pizza for our three year old granddaughter . Great choice of cocktails and wines too. We all had a great meal and we had three birthday desserts as well! Friendly staff!
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.