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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  • 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 29, 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
  • Quality
    Seadog
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    We've been on vacation in the United States for over 2 weeks and this was the best restaurant that we have visited. We went there 2 years ago and had very poor service- this time the service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Marvelous but not too serious
    MikefromTampa
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    This place was simply great. I went for a special birthday for a party of two around 6pm on a saturday. It started to get jumping a little later and when the live jazz band lights up around 7pm that's when you REALLY felt the vibe. The servers were fantastic it's fine dining but they didn't take themselves too seriously and were personable & cracking jokes. The sea bass just melted in my mouth sooooo delicious! My girl had the Wagyu steak and said it was "the best steak ever point blank period full stop" She said she was going to make a pilgrimage to the burial site of the cow to thank it personally lol. The only thing negative I would say is to allow yourself a little extra time if you have after plans things can run a little long.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love the chillian sea bass
    localguyVIP
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    We love the chillian sea bass at this restaurant. The portion was huge and cooked to perfection. Our server was very attentive. We look forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love this place!
    Foodjunkie
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    Took my boyfriend for his birthday and we had a great time! Food and drinks were outstanding. Not too many places were you can have a five star dinner and dance the night away after. Would recommend to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Atmosphere and music
    northgapVIP
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    The atmosphere is great with a cool bar and nice jazz as a backdrop. The restaurant is more formal. We split a giant $100 steak and had asparagus as a side. Both tasted of liquid smoke though I suspect that they had just overdone the mesquite. Good wine list, attentive service. The price though is simply too high for the package. As in take your breath away. I'd stick with drinks at the bar.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not as good as it used to
    KarenVIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Not as good as it used to be. Newer restaurants in the area as beating them!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We are repeat diners
    FernVIP
    Dined on 3/17/2014
    We have been to Vine every time that we are in Orlando and up until this last visit, were very happy with food, drink and service. This visit, sadly, this was not the case. We are very laid back diners and don't mind stretching out our meals but our waiter was not attentive and almost seemed disinterested in serving us. The meal was good but not as good as on other visits. We enjoyed the music at the bar after dinner and will have to give it another try when we are back in Orlando. Maybe, just an off night.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service Yasser,
    KarenVIP
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Great food and service Yasser, Tony and Don will make sure you have a wonderful evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • noisey in bar area, back room o k
    raykris
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    This was the third time for us at the vine, , four people each time. The first time was the best, but 3/15/14 was not very pleasing. Drinks and dinner took 3 hours, very slow.They gave us Cheese Cake as a Comp for the slowness. No more from here, Its Ruths or Flemmings from now on.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a delight
    FloridasonVIP
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Wonderful service - ask for Johnny. I don't drink wine but they have a massive wine list. They rotate their menus occasionally but every item is excellent. Their Beef Carpaccio is tender and always prepared just right. I typically order a steak and it's always a tough decision but I've never been disappointed. The sides are flavorful and if they have the pork belly gnocci be sure to have it, wonderful! The hostesses are never friendly and never acknowledge a return guest or at least they don't like me. Also, one of my favorite servers, Alex, was let go. Apparently one of the owner's friends didn't like him and BAM fired the next day. Really sad, he was always wonderful to us. I think that was a mistake. But Go. Enjoy.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food and Wine
    sandy
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    Exception steaks and wine selection is wonderful. Good jazz the night we were there. Large tables are given service as if you are a table of 4. Would highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This is our favorite place
    EatinOut
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    This is our favorite place in Orlando. The osso buco was unbelievable!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Wonderful experience
    nightworks1
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    I wanted to try this place for at least 3 years, and we finally did when my husband was promoted at work as a celebration dinner. Both of our wait staff were wonderful, and everything was delicious. The indoor ambiance was perfect and elegant. A fantastic experience, and one I wouldn't mind repeating in the near future!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful Experince
    Elegantfoodie
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    I took my Dad here for his 85th birthday. From beginning (valet, hostess, decor, table) to the end, (special customized dessert) this place was stunning. We ordered filets. They were tender, juicy and cooked to order. The issue was service. On a relatively slow Tuesday night, we had to continually flag our waiter down. Refill water glasses, refill wine glasses, etc. at one point I had to leave the table to locate him in the restaurant. The food was so good - I will go back. But not for any special occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a pleasure
    Explorer1
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    This was our 3rd trip to this restaurant. This is without question one of the finest all round restaurants we have been to. You simply can't go wrong. Always great service and food and the adjoining wine bar is a lot of fun with live music. It is pricey, but in this case you do get what you pay for. You should note that most of the women wear dresses (a refreshing change) and many of the men wear jackets. Of course there are a few who also wear jeans apparently thinking that they are appropriate everywhere. They do allow that, but given the atmosphere and what most people are wearing, I can't imagine not coming to feel out of place at some point. A great place for a romantic dinner and socializing afterword in the bar area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely Anniversary Night
    orlandonewbie
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    The service here is great. I made a reservation for our anniversary as a surprise for my husband and noted that is was our anniversary. When we got there, all of the service and the musicians acknowledged our anniversary. It was a shock to my husband. One of the singers came to our table, dedicating a song to us. I don't know how to describe the food. Great isn't the word for it because it was 3 x's that. I had the Bass meal and he had the Filet Mignon. The grilled Asparagus that came with my meal was the best Asparagus I've ever had. To top the night off, we got dessert on the house written in chocolate on the tray, Happy Anniversary! The atmosphere is so calming and romantic. We will definitely go back soon!
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    I've been to both a happy hour (great) and a dinner at Vine. The happy hour was a lot of fun; drinks and bacon. The dinner was good but expensive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Rude manager, otherwise waiting
    tdbc4VIP
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Rude manager, otherwise waiting staff is good and food is excellent. Would not go back there only because of manager.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceptional Food
    Jennicrunch
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    I absolutely loved the ambiance and energy of the restaurant and the staff. Everyone was accommodating and attentive, and the food was simply outstanding. I will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So good I went back the second nite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 2/24/2014
    I took a 8 person group VIP client to vines during a conference and the experience was superb! I didn't have a reservation for the next night and had a surprise client show up, The Vines made an exception and squeezed in a table for me the next night, even tho the place was packed! Good is excellence and really couldn't have asked for higher standards! Hats off to the Vines!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not again!
    Jroj
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Ive had better steak for much less. Our bill for 2 was $165.00 with a $20 off coupon. They cooked it wrong. The place is beautifully set up with a great jazz band that gets loud around the bar. Good place to mingle and have a glass of wine for sure. Best Ceasar salade ever. Would not spend that amount again for a steak that isn't great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Experience
    MrsGLB
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    Vines is fantastic. I go frequently when visiting friends in Orlando. I have never been disappointed. How can a place that serves fresh bacon as a bar snack not be amazing?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impressed
    David
    Dined on 2/17/2014
    Great food, awesome wine selection and very knowledgeable serving staff. I entertained business associates.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always enjoyed going to Vines
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    I've always been a fan of this restaurant and decided to go for Valentine's Day dinner. As expected, it was very busy and as a result fairly noisy, which wasn't too bad. I was just difficult at times to have a conversation at the dinner table. I've always recalled great service but our waiter this time around wasn't too attentive with us and had to flag other waiters to come to our table. Overall, it was a good dining experience and certainly would come again, food is excellent as always.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, late-night find, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steak???????
    Wild4ever
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    We finally found a restaurant that preps your steak the way we ask for.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bring your wallet
    Papp
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    If you're looking to splurge on a really good dinner then check out vines. Excellent food but if you're on a budget this isn't the place for you. Service is excellent and the food is awesome.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spectacular service
    Pamperedhusband
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Especially considering it was completely packed on valentines day. If you love bacon, great steals cooled your way, and to be pampered, this is the place.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Occasion Restaurant
    Captain
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Vines is on the pricey side...but well worth the little extra for special nights. We have been there for Valentine's Day, Birthday's, and Anniversaries. We like to dress up...but perhaps only half or fewer of the guests were looking sharp. Food was exceptional and service is top notch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • High profile spot
    Thunderfan68
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We had a Great Valentines dinner and enjoyed the atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great find
    Surprised
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We went on open table to find some restaurants that we have not been to. This restaurant was a great find. There isn't one thing I would say bad about it. From the time we entered and left it was a great evening. We were seated in a private room with probably 10 other tables, so the noise level might of been different in the main area. James and another waited on us, and continued to the entire evening. The food came out in a timely fashion, and from salad to entree, to wine, everything was done to perfection. The pricing is comparable to higher end restaurants including the new Eddie Vee, but the food is better. We had the sea bass at both restaurants and The Vine's wins. We can't wait to go back and try the bar menu next.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food, Service & Ambience where
    MiamiMike
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    Food, Service & Ambience where the best. Entertained inportant VIP customers and alll where extremely pleased. Vine selection huge and bar one of the best I've been to.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Elegance and Romanticism
    AntonioU
    Dined on 2/10/2014
    Dinner at this restaurant was absolutely amazing. From the minute you walk in, you feel a warm and welcoming environment. The staff is highly cordial and well trained. Great for special occasions. The food is delicious although there is not much variety, the dishes that are offered are top quality. Not only do you have live music, but also you get a romantic, dark, cozy, environment as you have dinner with that special someone. I would totally recommend anyone looking to have a nice time to try this restaurant. Valet parking is a plus (complementary).
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced menu
    davidVIP
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    This restaurant has been very good over the years but recently their menu changed with a wider selection of options including steaks and seafood. The problem is that their food prices are too high now. Their burger is $28, bone-in rib-eye is $68, and the wagu steak is $85. These prices are extremely high even for this area of restaurant row. These prices are much higher than the newly opened Eddie V's across the street which has a much nicer decor inside. The jazz music was always the incentive at this restaurant so I still highly recommend it but just visit the bar area instead. Eating dinner at this place has gotten ridiculously expensive. Just eat across the street and come enjoy the music afterwards.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Too noisy to have a pleasant dinner
    tennisdr99VIP
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    The food is good, but does not compare to better choices in the area. The server was non-existent - felt he already had his 20% tip built into the check. This is an energetic bar pick-up scene for the over 45 group. The live music was too loud for us to have a table conversation - we were frustrated trying to converse across the table. The food was good, although the veal chop ordered medium rare was served well done. Sending it back was not truly an option as we were in a group of 7 people. Wanted to have lamb chops, but mint jelly was not available as the chef felt that "was for dinosaurs." Have no reason to return to this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Happy repeat visitors
    Sheryllynn
    Dined on 1/28/2014
    We were introduced to the Vines with friends two years ago when we came to Orlando for a golf outing. There were 3 couples and we all had wonderful dinners and enjoyed the entertainment. We have since returned twice on our last two visits to the area and will return in the future. While a little pricey it is well worth it. The food was scrumptious ( lamp chops and filet) and done to perfection. The staff is personable and knowledgable. The environment is 'upscale relaxed'. It has an air of sophistication without being stuffy or pretentious. Don't miss it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    Have been to vines a dozen times as I come to Orlando for an annual conference. This was the poorest service experience I have ever had there. Waiter basically forgot about us, our group was 8. Not sure if this was the Sunday night "b" team or what. My experience earlier in the week, table of 5, was much better. Probably 45 minutes from the time we finished out salad before our entree came out. Waiter left $250-$300 of revenue out there as we couldn't find anyone to order more wine and drinks. Not good. I will try vines again on my next trip, but definitely one strike against.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Service was great, the
    CitySlicker
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    The Service was great, the NY Strip & the Lamb Chops were delicious, and we had an all-around wonderful evening at the Vines!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice but loud ambiance, bad steaks
    BarAndWineOnly
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    We were two couples and the ambiance was nice, however the level of loudness allows only for good 1 on 1 conversation in closeness at the bar or sitting right next to each other at the table. Our steaks were burned and originally not even cooked to order. Whatever you do, do not get the long bone ribeye. It sounds nice at 24oz to share but in reality, you get 14oz of a very, very long and very thick bone and a tiny thin stake attached to the end with lots of fat on it which makes only about 8oz of realm meat. That stake is a scam and they should warn you about it if they are a serious business or not even have it on the menu as it is. Finally, the flavor and texture of the steak was not near the quality we expected from this place.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Repeatable
    DocDJC
    Dined on 1/22/2014
    This is a happening place with excellent food. One complaint is that we had a reservation and were not seated for over an hour. We were repeatedly told table would be ready in a few minutes. Live music in the bar area made it almost impossible to hear but was a nice touch once we were seated in the dining room. Service in the dining room was very good and the food would bring me back in spite to the long wait. Hopefully, the delay in getting seated was a fluke but if it happened again I would not return as there are lots of places with good food and dining out is all about the experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasantly surprised!
    NaVel
    Dined on 1/22/2014
    The food was outstanding. Crab cakes were delicately spiced with a flavourful, crunchy garnish. The sea bass was cooked to perfection. Molten chocolate cake came with a delicious salted caramel ice cream.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.