Vines Grille and Wine Bar
Vines Grille and Wine Bar

Vines Grille and Wine Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.vinesgrille.com/
  • Phone: (407) 351-1227
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 1:00am
    Happy Hour Everyday: 4pm - 7pm in our Bar & Lounge area
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Wine, Wine Bar
  • Entertainment: Live Jazz every evening

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Dr. Phillips Blvd
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet service is available.
A word from Vines Grille and Wine Bar
Discover one of Orlando’s premier upscale restaurant and jazz lounge located on the famed ‘Restaurant Row’, minutes from the convention center. Offering an unsurpassed dining experience in an intimate Chicago style ambiance. Specializing in PRIME USDA BEEF, FRESH FISH & SEAFOOD, cooked over live charcoal. Also featuring an impressive selection of fine wines from around the globe, with live jazz performances daily, great martinis & various chef selections.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Vines Grille and Wine Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
66 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelEnergetic
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (39)notable wine list (37)vibrant bar scene (36)romantic (34)fit for foodies (25)good for groups (20)hot spot (19)neighborhood gem (13)late-night find (10)kid-friendly (4)great for lunch (1)great for brunch (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Expensive and loud
    1980DRG
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Don't get me wrong, the food was perfect, the service was just as expected, and the ambience was... Almost great. The restaurant is cut in half by an impressive bar. But this means there is NO quiet time or place inside. It was just a little too dark inside. Bad shadowing everywhere behind the bar (where the tables are). Beware though, it is VERY expensive. Just a tad more than it should be. Other than that, not a bad place.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great food music service ambience
    Charlie
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Everything was very nice but a little pricey, the music was nice, everything was great
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great find!
    Disneyfoodie
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    The food was great, service was absolutely outstanding. The servers even commented a few times...please relax and enjoy. We will take care of you! They escorted me to the ladies room..Not just a point around the corner. Food was fabulous and a terrific wine list. Happy hour is great at 50% which was nice for $20 glasses of wine. The space is lovely but it is loud when the band comes on.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great dinner
    stevebert
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    I love the relaxed feel of this place, and the grilled octopus is really good. I had the filet and my wife the Chilean sea bass. Both meals were really good. We would like to go back again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice place
    payup
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    We went specifically to celebrate our anniversary. They are definitely known for the wine but it was not our forte. The food was good but again, not one for the marinades and spices. The service was great and they made every effort to please. The music was excellent - got a surprise when a customer got up to sing - she was great! Just wanted to go to an upscale restaurant to celebrate 23 years.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Boyfriend's Birthday Dinner
    Perfection
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    I so enjoy eating out and I always try to match a restaurant with a special occasion. I had visited the Vines bar once with my boyfriend, Robert but had not eaten there. One of my co-workers and his wife visit often and told me how wonderful it was, So for a special dinner I made reservations. I was not disappointed. Everything was perfect...the food, the service, the friendliness and knowledge of the staff. The musical group even sang Happy Birthday to Robert. It was a most excellent evening and we plan on coming often. We even tried the octopus appetizer! Delicious. Thank you again, Jackie Brockington.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great
    Greatrebound123
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    it was awesome, I loved how you guys pick up the ball, we had to wait a little while for serve but you guy really stepped it up when you got to us way to rebound!! thank you so much for your great service
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Who do they think they are...
    pickydinerVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    We've been to some pretty name places in the last year and so we do know sophisticated service and dining. This was not it. Pricey for no reason. We had very poor service - after a pretentious mention that we had two wait staff. Adam, one of our servers, could have cared less for service. Very inattentive. Long waits and plates left for long periods. This was a birthday celebration (which we mentioned at the beginning of the meal). Did the offer any special attention? Not even a complimentary dessert. The wine was a selection we are very familair with and buy it at Total Wine for under $20. Vines had it at $60. What a rip off. Ok, the food was pretty good. We think this has become a tourist attraction. Locals stay away!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, but . . .
    310LakesideVIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    they canceled my opentable reservation after I showed. Had to go through OT to get my points. If not for that, the service score would be higher.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A little disappointed...
    OutstandingVIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Our service was pretty awful, I had my child with me (like I do at many nice establishments) and had an attitude reflected from that. The burger was great, appetizers were not of good value...especially greek salad...and plain burrata, which I was charged full price of the whole setup for. Funny as well, free champagne coupon from Hilton provided to server, he provided nothing but taking my coupon. Wines by the glass were good, not great, the noise level was appropriate with a singer, but for the price...I'd rather spend my money at Vitos, Moonfish, Christinis, etc. in that area there are many other places to splurge which would leave one with better service and satisfaction from the food. Not impressed with this one unfortunately...
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Absolutely the Best!!!
    FLBunnyVIP
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    If you are looking for a terrific enviornment, great food and outstanding wine list with stellar customer service, this is the place!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worth the price?
    StacyVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    The ambiance, bar area, music and service was very enjoyable. The food was good as well but at $46 for Sea Bass it's a bit much. There are so many options in the area that to charge the prices they do, something should stand out as extraordinary. The food was good, and maybe even very good but I would not go back to this restaurant at that price range. The bench seat we were in was also broken. Given the dining area is very close to the bar/music area, be prepared to speak up if with a guest.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and service!
    NewFloridian
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We enjoyed the food and entertainment. They made my husband's birthday very special. The only reason why I didn't give all five stars for the service is because the waiter forgot to tell us about the dinner specials. We started with two waiters, so maybe one thought the other had already done it. Overall, it was a great evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced
    Nash
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    The service was excellent and the food was good. However, it was not worth the final cost of almost $400 for 4 (2 adults and 2 kids). I have had better for much cheaper.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Vines was great!
    DooSPX
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    The service, the atmosphere, the food and of course the wine, it all was out standing!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • orlandolocalVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Have dined at Vines many times. This last experience was by far, the most disappointing. Soup came out cold, took until the third bowl for it to be warm, waiter forgot bread (even after it was asked for twice) until after the third soup was delivered. Steaks came out and had clearly been sitting under some type of warmer because of the soup issue. No managers were seen during dinner or came to check on the meal. Called and left a message asking for a call back and no response. Extremely disappointed with this experience.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Husband's birthday
    Vinetimes
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    The service was top knotch. These are professional servers who complimented the excellent food, wine and live music. Not only did the servers present and remove our table effortlessly and unobtrusively but the entire diningroom was a very intimate experience because of the professional servers.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A lovely evening
    live2crz
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    The restaurant was lovely and the music entertaining. Food is always subjective. My children each enjoyed their meal. Service was decent.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Surprisingly Good Food
    DineAroundTheWorldVIP
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    You might think of Vines as a good lounge and patio bar. However, the food is outstanding. Get a table (I prefer out of direct sight of the band), enjoy their very good service, and outstanding food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Slightly disappointed by the food. Mashed potatoes were salty. Thought the steak and chicken should have been better for the price. Bread, wine and atmosphere were great.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dianne
    Dianne
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    Lovely for special night out. Not inexpensive but really very nice experience. We come here every time we are in the Orlando area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great!
    ConAndDaniVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    If you need a safe choice, that never disappoints, Vines is the place. Aside of the great food and service, their wine list is current and relevant, and the live jazz is a treat... An Orlando classic!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great but Over - Priced
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    The ambience when arriving is perfect. I selected the restaurant originally for the live Jazz but I was pleasently surprised with the restaurant and menu. I dine in 5 star restaurants all over the country including NYC and I found the prices to be at least 20 - 30% higher than most others. The restaurant was emty.I would say this would be the reason. Disapointing as it will stop me from returning.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Jazz
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Lively, fun a tasty. Our waiter was knowledgeable and guided us well on the wine selection.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Violet
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    I have been here many times. This restaurant brings high level quality dining to Orlando. The bacon strips, lamb chops and Rioja wines are my favorites. Service is extraordinary!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Multiple times, never disappointed
    MercurialErudite
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    The wine list is very, very good... food prepared with care and menu creative... staff AMAZING!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It was...OK
    MC143VIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    A bit disappointed after hearing so many good things about the restaurant. The seating was much more packed than we expected, and our "intimate" table was jammed next to 4 very large groups. The steak was COLD, which was unfortunate as it was actually tasty. Disappointed overall.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Although the restaurant is known for steaks, I had the "chef composed" Chilean sea bass dish, which was terrific. The fish portion was much larger than one usually gets at other nice restaurants. I started with the grilled octopus, which comes not as a chunk or two of tentacle, but rather chopped into small pieces and immersed in a nice dressing with red onions and capers. I thought it slightly on the salty side, but it was still an outstanding preparation that I would gladly have again. My dining companion started with the escargot, for which she gave effusive praise (and she lives in Paris!!!) and as her main dish had the wild salmon, a large portion of fish that she said was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Poor service
    BPFoodieVIP
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    went on a weeknight for a special occasion -- table of 6 - 20 minutes to get drinks -- waiter was working another room that had been bought out for the evening so did not have the cycles to support my group -- food was good but will not go back because of poor service
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • pricey, but great sea bass!
    knowledgedsun
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Could have done better I'm the steak department.... especially since they are revered to as a prime steakhouse. Longbone ribeye is partially a ripoff since the bone weighs heavily into the 30ozs the menu boasts. My steak had to be sent back because I ordered medium and it came out rare at best, then came back medium well; but I didn't make a fuss. Chilean Sea bass was awesome; good portion, cooked and seasoned perfectly. Lobster Mac and cheese was so-so, definitely not worth 24 bucks. Live music and moscato was good, therefore rounding out a decently overpriced dining experience. I would go back since the staff (vinny) was very nice and attentive, but would not have steak, or tuna appetizer. Would try other things.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible
    JeanetteVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    This is my absolute favorite restaurant in all of Central Florida! The food is outstanding, as well as having one of my very favorite things.....Foie Gras! It's my restaurant request for all special occasions. I also love to go listen to the live music in the bar area and have strips of bacon with my cocktail! Bravo, Vine's, you are spectacular!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Fine Experience
    DrRBS
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    We visited Orlando for a business convention, and decided to have a good dinner for our final evening. At the Vines Grille and Wine Bar not only we had good food, but our entire evening was very nice. Great service, wonderful staff, delicious food, and good music: one very fine experience! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Customer favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    Again Vines has managed to keep the vibe, the food and the service top shelf. Thank you for a great dinner...wish you were in Miami!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spectacular
    OccasionalDiner
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    The dining experience at Vines is truly special. Service is just as you would like, there when needed, always attentive, but never overbearing. The dishes were fabulous and wonderful for sharing. And there is something for everyone on the wine list with a helpful staff that recommends what will compliment your taste and preference. I look forward to my next visit.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Too loud for a business meeting
    KTWent
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    We went to Vines for a business dinner last week and the food was very good. However, the jazz music was so loud it was hard to hear any conversation at the table. Also, the service was not what I would expect a fine dining establishment. The hostess did not even acknowledge me, even though I stood in front of her for 2 minutes. Once we were seated it was very hard to get our waiter's attention. He was always rushing away from our table, which kept us from ordering more wine and desserts. It's a good place if you like the noise and bustle and live music, but for great service and the ability to hear your dining companions try someplace else.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Late-Night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vines disappoints
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Great location, setup, even the bar area is awesome however overpriced and definitely one and done.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Wine
    LakerDiner
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    A fabulous wine list and great recommendations from the staff. The food was great and they gave us plenty of time to enjoy the experience.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BART
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    All around excellence! Outstanding food preparation.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Everything was just great. The service, the music, the food.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An Orlando favorite
    TravelDiner
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    My wife & I dined there over the weekend. An excellent wine list and great service. The bar adjoins the restaurant and therefore the restaurant is loud and busy. Much foot traffic from a large number of waiters means that this is not the place for a romantic dinner. It's a busy place with really good food, but bustling and noisy too The steaks were excellent but should have been at over $50.00 a plate. Wait staff is very attentive - almost too much so, it was rushed at the end. All in all, we'll go back, but there are other more romantic venues in the area.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic