Off Vine
Off Vine

Off Vine

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://offvine.com/
  • Phone: 323-962-1900 x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday-Thursday: 11:30am to 2:30pm; Friday till 3:00
    Saturday & Sunday Brunch 10:30 to 2:30
    Dinner: Monday: 5:30 to 9:30 Tuesday-Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Comfort Food, Californian
  • Executive Chef: Tony Hernandez
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Off -Site Catering available.
    call 323-962-1900 and ask for Richard
  • Private Party Facilities: Second floor dining room boasting 14" coffered ceilings, bathroom, and huge windows facing west and east, offering stunning views of the Hollywood Hills & Griffith Park Observatory, able to entertain up to 50 guests. First floor, private dining room, more intimate, for parties of up to 24. Bay window over looking the front porch and garden.
  • Private Party Contact: Richard 323-962-1900x
  • Special Events: 1/2 price Monday nights!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sunset & Vine
  • Public Transit: Hollywood and Argyle. At the W Hotel. Across the street from the Pantage Theatre
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking Provided.
    $5.00
    $10.00 Dinner and theatre
A word from Off Vine
It was in May of 1989 that we at Off Vine Restaurant first opened our broad oak door to the guests we have come to welcome as friends and family from around Hollywood and around the world. Our home was built in 1908 in the arts & crafts style, the hallmark of comfort and fine handicraft on a very human scale. We have taken the Arts & Crafts sensibility as our own. We serve California American cuisine with an homage to the comfort foods, unstinting portions and simple elegance of the finest home kitchens across the country. And we serve it for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Come enjoy us whatever mood you"re in: a cozy rendezvous by the fireplace, a friendly meal in our vine-wrapped outdoor garden or a celebration with all your friends and family in our private room upstairs with views of the Hollywood Hills and Griffith Park Observatory. Walking distance from the Pantages Theatre, the Arc-Light Theatres, and Palladium we are proud to be in the heart of Hollywood
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Off Vine reviews from OpenTable diners
154 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.2
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (126)neighborhood gem (95)romantic (80)special occasion (69)great for brunch (64)fit for foodies (52)great for lunch (46)good for groups (31)notable wine list (15)late-night find (7)kid-friendly (4)scenic view (3)hot spot (3)Show More
  • Bad Night?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Don't know if it was just a bad night or what but even the table next to us had bad food. We thought the table next to us was just being cranky when they complained about the quality of their food...until we received ours. My wife was literally unable to cut her tuna. The waiter couldn't cut it either. The waiter was great and it was a cool little place. The food was sub-par. My meal had good flavor but the shrimp was way overcooked.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hollywood Treasure
    barbg
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    We've been enjoying pre-theater dinners at Off Vine for years, except for being interrupted by the fire... SO happy the restaurant came back and is just as good as before. We had reservations, were greeted warmly and then seated immediately with our choice of outside on the latticed patio or inside the intimate homey atmosphere. It was a perfect evening to be outdoors, so we chose a table in the corner where as the sun set, little white lights added to our scene. The menu is extensive and delicious. You simply cannot go wrong at the Ivy. Walking distance to the Pantages and Valet parking complete the perfect evening spent in Hollywood.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Hidden Hollywood Hideaway
    musicaltheater4life
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Every time I come here, it has been a wonderful experience. As a Pantages Season ticket holder, we come down from Ventura County several times a year to see a show. Most of the restaurants in the Hollywood area are too commercial, crowded, or club themed. This place is a welcome breath of fresh air in an otherwise stifling downtown environment. Tucked away on a side street, away from the noise of the city bustle, is a charming little yellow house with trellises and climbing ivy. It's like walking into a friend's house for dinner. The ambiance is lovely. The service is fast, for those under showtime constrictions. The staff is friendly. The food is to die for. I took a friend here before we saw Jersey Boys and she loved it. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Gem
    Mazel
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    This is a great place to go for any occasion. The service from the time we got there was excellent. They were able to accommodate all of our special dining needs. A must go to place when in Hollywood
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Server Rick
    Brunchdining
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Your new server Rick was friendly, attentive and overall an outstanding waiter, not to mention the bus boys were continually filling up our water glasses. Loved dining their for brunch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pre-Pantages Dining Find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Apparently I'm late to know about this great little spot, but now that I've found it I will be back! Awesome pre-theatre dining!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Exceptional!
    FromPA
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    We visited Off Vine to entertain cousins who live outside of the city. We are lucky enough to be within walking distance. We requested outside dining, and Richard kindly obliged. We sat on the porch, surrounded by fall decorations and friendly ambience. Many diners were outside but none too close. Our server was polite and extremely efficient. In addition to the menu items, including vegan selections, there were 3 specials. Thanks to the many selections, we each ordered something different. I had a delicious seafood risotto. My daughter chose stuffed bell peppers and loved them. The vegan chicken was absolutely amazing, as was the sautéed tilapia. The vegetables were all fresh and full of flavor. Overall, Just a great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Before Concert
    Loveagoodmeal
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Great place to dine before concert at Hollywood Palladium. Service from Caleb was outstanding!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Off Vine
    Ellen
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    It is delightful. It's located in a charming bungalow amidst the bustle of Hollywood. Small but inviting menu. Many vegetarian offerings. I recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Best!
    MSTONEVIP
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    We eat here whenever we come up to the theater. The owner is hands on and makes everyone feel like it's their own at home. Food is always perfect and my wife loves the eggs benedict.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Average Food Good Service
    Thomas
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The service was good but the food was average. The pork chop was over-cooked and dry and the risotto was too bland. However, the ambiance is great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service and food
    Vickyann
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    We booked for four on a mid-week evening. As such, it was quite quiet in the restaurant and we were able to sit outside. The outside patio is beautiful and very romantic in the evening. The food was excellent! The calamari and beet salad starter were excellent, our entrees were all very tasty as well. We ordered a chocolate souffle to share between the four of us and were really glad that we did. It was light and full of flavour. Our server was excellent. Very friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. We were also able to bring our own wine for a decent corkage fee and they were kind enough to decant it properly for us. Highly recommended. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • GREAT BRUNCH
    NICE1DAVEVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    It's been a while since we had been to OFF VINE. We thought it was still closed from the fire a while back. But we were so pleasantly surprised that it was open and was brimming with business. Food was great, service great, great table - all and all it made for a very pleasant Sunday brunch indeed. We will be coming back soon! Thanks!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Great atmosphere, wonderful service, delicious food!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I'm an oil-free Vegan...
    Marty
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    ... and this is one of my few reliable choices when I am in the area. This place is a special little gem that has a varied menu which even includes delicious vegan options as well as delicious (or so I am told!) meat dishes. Service is friendly, professional and accommodating. Location is convenient to the center of Hollywood yet feels like you are insulated from the noise and congestion in this tranquil setting. They don't have a full bar, but the rice vodka is smooth and an excellent choice!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great as always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    AS always, Off Vine delivers. The consistently good-looking waitstaff is attentive and friendly. Try the fresh baked bunlets to satisfy the morning sweet tooth and move on something more savory like one of their egg dishes. I had a California omelet with avocado, bacon, cheese and a dab of sour cream . Indulge at the end with a soufflé (we had chocolate and Grand Marnier, which was delicious). Of course, it's cute, of course it's good, and of course there is valet!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Off Vine is a hidden treasure
    Servalingo
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Walk the concrete jungle around Hollywood and Vine, and you'll find a plethora of chain restaurants and "seen to be seen", valet-parking required, check your self esteem at the door options. Off Vine is a treasure hidden on a side street--a Craftsman style home surrounded by mature trees and plants that lower the roar of traffic and easily convince you you're dining somewhere quaint and low key. Food options are plentiful--including vegetarian and vegan--and portions are large (probably the only thing we'd change is slightly less food!). Service is friendly, well-paced, and genuine. This is easily a place you could come back to again and again, where the servers know you by name because they like you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bad Service
    Souffle
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Food was amazing. Our server, Jared however was not. He barely checked up on us and when he did, he made it seem like he was doing you a favor. When it was time to bring out the cake, he brought it out like a piece of bread and did not even offer to bring a knife, or much less greet the celebrant a happy birthday. He was very unwelcoming and definitely needs training. We wanted to order more desserts and alcohol after that but decided not to because we didn't want to deal with his attitude. Worst service for a beautiful restaurant. Thank you, Jared for terrible birthday memory.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Favorite Hollywood Hideaway
    WeHoChris
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    OFF VINE is great--a hidden gem. The food is always good, as is service. And it always feels like a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very enjoyable evening and dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    This is a great pre- and post-theater or anytime restaurant in a beautiful old bungalo, making it a special place to go and we were a group of six! The patio is perfect for warm summer nights and the service excellent. The calamari and duck sausage were tasty starters, with the salmon, chicken dishes, filet mignon also being pretty good. Can't say the same for the tuna. The heavy, sweet sauce with macademia nuts just didn't work for me. Portions are large and the wine list was okay.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Romantic get away
    darlene
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    lovely spot to get away - I thought the food was great, my husband was a little pickier (but he usually is). we will definitely go back again!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ideal date spot
    PTalentiVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I hadn't been to Off Vine in years and was so delighted to discover it hadn't changed: very good food, welcoming staff and the warmest, and such a romantic setting, especially on the front patio. If you'd like a night out with your loved one dining in a beautifully appointed, classic California bungalow, then this is the spot.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Absolutely charming. Excellent food
    Love2eat
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    What a find! Absolutely charming and very romantic. The laid back vibe, excellent service and delicious food is just the beginning. Servers were attentive but not intrusive. The calamari was THE BEST calamari I have EVER had. We lingered in the enchanting alfresco dining area for over 2 hours. This place is a real gem. The Filet Mignon was exquisite! My husband and I can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Pre-Show Dinner
    gochisoVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I love the house converted into a restaurant idea. Sitting on the porch felt homey and warm; very much like a quaint B&B. We let our waiter know that we had tickets to the Pantages (just 3 walking blocks away) and they were very accommodating without feeling rushed. We split a delicious mushroom salad and a pasta dish (also yummy). Passed on dessert because we wanted to get to the theater and regretted that we didn't make our reservation for earlier because the desserts looked fabulous. Will definitely return when we have more time to enjoy the ambiance and food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great before a show at pantages
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Great quiet restaurant with good food within walking distance of Pantages Theatre. Will visit again before next show I go to.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Third time the charm
    TomBVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Terrific as always. What dining should be - close to a home cooked meal because of the ambience of a mansion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • skiing2Chef
    Skiing2Chef
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Great location, old town charm, food simple but great taste and presented perfectly
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Like the Hamptons in Hollywood
    JohnnyStranger
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Beautiful garden patio provided an absolutely lovely ambiance and and excellent overall dining experience. My blackened chicken salad was terribly boring..I feel I simply made a poor choice, and assume most of the food to be more enjoyable. My date loved her stuffed peppers salad. I'll be back for the environment and hope another dish is more satisfying.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food for foodies!!!
    luvtodanceanddine
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Great food and ambiance and really huge portions!!! And love the variety of selections! A great find in the craziness of Hollywood!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jinky
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We were very happy with the service. We went for brunch for my boyfriend's birthday. When we checked-in for our reserved table, the host wished my boyfriend a happy birthday--that was a very nice touch!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • city oasis
    LAnative
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The house and garden make for a relaxing get-away in the middle of town. Convenient $5 valet. We tried the steak, fish and pasta entres which were all prepared well but nothing spectacular. Souffle deserts are very good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great atmosphere
    lkcreeves
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This is a cute restaurant that once was a house. It's great if you are in Hollywood to see a play. I wasn't thrilled with the food though. It was ok but not fantastic. The portions were large. I had a special shrimp fettucine and my friend had the tilapia which she didn't like at all. I might try it again because it's so cute and try a different item.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary dinner
    Jecasmith
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We ate dinner there after seeing a play. We sat outside which was delightful. There were five of us and we all loved the food and service. This was our second visit to the restaurant and we will be back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pre theater hit!
    JonCSDR
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    This is a great place to have brunch prior to a matinee performance at the the Pantages - the food is delicious and plentiful!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect for theater event
    Pearl
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food, ambience and service are great. It's a treat to dine in an old home environment, especially on the patio, al fresco! Benefit is that you can walk to Pantages, just allow at least 20 minutes to walk to theater at a leisurely pace.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved our dinner
    OCtraveler
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    My friend and I went here before the show at Pantages. We were able to walk over so that is a plus. I had the pecan chicken with perfect mash potatoes and green beans. My friend had the pork chop. Both dishes were great. I can see how a foodie that likes trendy food would rate this place lower but for me I like a good hearty meal that taste great and is not weird, trendy or fusion like! The souffle's were tasty and we had no problem getting them after our meal, just order them early. The waiters were very attentive. Maybe they are working improving their customer service in light of previous reviews. I would go again in a heart beat.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incomparable Setting
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Off Vine is my favorite restaurant in Hollywood besides Miceli's. Beautiful setting, great service and good food with reasonable pricing.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Charming Patio with souffles!
    alohagourmetVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    We enjoyed lunch here. The patio was charming and offered small areas that helped you forget you are a few blocks away from the Hollywood madness. They have souffles! Yes, plural choices for flavors. I couldn't decide so they offered to make it a 50/50 of chocolate/raspberry. Fantastic!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The wonderful Off Vine restaurant!
    fishyphil
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The food is incredible, the ambiance relaxed, the wait staff terrific, and don't leave without having one of their unbelievable souffles!! A favorite for years!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What a Restaurant Should Be
    TomBVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    My friend and I had an awesome birthday dinner last night and everything was just excellent- my special linguini with shrimp is still lingering in my taste buds and Deb had the pecan chicken for the second time and relished it. Our server Kirk was outstanding, as was the woman we had the first time we went, and the attentive bus boys and other staff are so professional. Very attentive but never intrusive. When a restaurant stands out it’s important to acknowledge the effort so I wanted to let you know.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate