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Global wine bar and kitchen - Era Wine Bar, Mount Rainier, MD

Era Wine Bar

4.6
4.6
100 Reviews
$31 to $50
Wine Bar

Era is a family-owned and operated wine bar and restaurant located in the historic Singer Building of Mount Rainier, MD. Era offers more than 45 wines by the glass, in addition to small plates inspired by the ancient spice routes. Indoor and outdoor seating (heated in winter, covered in spring/summer) is available. Wine bottles may also be purchased to-go from Era's front of house shop.

We are proud to receive the Opentable "Diner's Choice Award" and be featured in Tom Sietsema's "Favorite Places to Eat" column of the Washington Post! Join us for upscale casual dining 6 days a week, including brunch and dinner!

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Booked 5 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Wine Bar, International, Tapas / Small Plates

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (301) 235-3788

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Owned/operated by

    Black/African American, South Asian/Indian, Veteran, Women

  • Private party facilities

    Book your next private event in the Cellar at Era Wine Bar! We customize to your needs in an intimate setting for up to 20 guests. Contact drinkwine@erawinebar.com for all inquiries.

  • Neighborhood

    Mount Rainier

  • Cross street

    Rhode Island Avenue & 33rd Street

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 100 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Maryland - DC Suburbs

    Neighborhood Gem

  • Maryland - DC Suburbs

    Notable Wine List

  • Maryland - DC Suburbs

    Romantic

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful place to get together with good friends! Great ambiance, good food, excellent cocktails and wine.

  2. C

    Carmichael

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Michelle and Ka-ton have a deep knowledge of wine and love sharing it with anyone that comes in. Great food too

  3. K

    Karen

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We were outside …. Weather sublime. Nicole our server was fabulous. This MtRainier book club might be back.

  4. R

    Ricky

    Miami

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our Server Maraia was amazing, really make the difference and so professional and friendly at the same time. Valuable employee!

  5. KF

    KikiFoodieFromDC

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    The staff was friendly and very Knowledgeable about the various wines and their notes. The food was good and the ambience was great. Vibes in 100. Super chill. I will return

  6. K

    Keels

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very nice and quaint location. Really enjoyed the time outside. Has beautiful décor inside the location.

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    Quality food and exceptional service. The staff are very knowledgeable about their selection of wine.

  8. k

    kristis

    Atlanta

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Went for happy hour with a friend and created my own flight with 3-3oz pours. The server gave fantastic selections and I paired it with the mushroom and artichoke crostinis. I’ll definitely be back.

  9. C

    Courtney

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience3

    Went for brunch on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, so everyone sat outside. Dining room was empty. But inside was brand new and lovely. Brunch menu was pretty standard, but food was good. Host (owner?) was very nice. Helpful and attentive, but not obtrusive. Seems like it would be a really cool vibe in evening. I definitely plan to go back for dinner or happy hour.

  10. AP

    AlexisP

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This was the perfect little place for a nice menu with plenty of choice. Jessica was so great as our server!

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing! Great vibes! Delicious choices. Extensive collection of beverages!

  12. K

    Kiya

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    First time patronizing Era and it didn’t disappoint. They had wide selection of rare international wines and offered 3,6 and 9 oz tastings. The food was amazing and our server Nicole was fabulous! The decor inside was chic and they also have outdoor seating with umbrellas for shade. We will definitely come back soon!!

  13. D

    Debbers

    Western KY

    38 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It's always a treat to visit Era. The servers are glad to see you and will work very hard to make you happy. The selection of wine is both deep and wide. The food choices are varied, and all have been delicious. Do NOT miss the Torta Della Nonna.

  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    15 reviews

    3.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4

    Enjoyed the ambience and service very much. Our server was great. The food was just OK. I would recommend the samosas and the dates.. those were very tasty. We did not enjoy the chicken wings and the burger.

  15. AW

    AllisonW

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service, great wine selection, love the charcuterie boards

  16. N

    Nikole

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3

    Overall it was a nice chill spot, I would recommend you to bring your own straws (if that’s what you prefer to drink out of) because they don’t provide those.

  17. JH

    JustinH

    Caribbean

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had a wonderful experience at Era Wine Bar. Great group of people and amazing wine and food! We will be back.

  18. SC

    SusanC

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    This was our second trip to ERA Wine; our first one was for brunch on the weekend, which was very good. We wanted to try the dinner service; if you are not a fish person, there were limited choices. One a huge ribeye, the other a burger. My partner got the burger, which was a little overdone and could have used some seasoning. I tried the pesto pasta dish with shrimp; the shrimp were well seasoned and cooked just right; the pesto sauce could have used some seasoning. We did the service and our server was very well versed in the wine and food, though she did allow that our two entrees were the two she had not tasted yet. we will give it another try, as we enjoy the neighborhood and the atmosphere.

  19. a

    amandaa

    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This is going to be one of the crown jewels of Prince Georges County. The food, the wine, and the environment was perfect. My husband and I went there for the first time yesterday night and as business owners every expectation was met. The staff was friendly, but still exercised the highest level of dining hospitality. It's a down to earth vibe but you can still come dressed up. The menu has a Mediterranean feel about it being the owners are from Zambia. Try the dates!!!! I have never had dates until I ate theirs. And they also have a South African wine list selection. Highly recommend.

  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A wonderful atmosphere with amazing wine & food.

  21. D

    Debbers

    Western KY

    38 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    What a lovely evening. The ambiance is delightful, the food excellent, and the wines carefully selected. Top notch.

  22. c

    charmainem

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Nice vibe easy menu! Wine was divine. Food was delicious.

  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 7, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Birthday dinner

  24. P

    Patrice

    Washington DC

    28 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4

    Era was nice! The service was amazing and the staff was very knowledgeable of the wine selection. The food was just OK, but you really don’t go to a wine bar for food. I’ll definitely be back

  25. MM

    MaryloveM

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 1, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    1st time at Era. We will return. The ambiance was perfect for us; quiet despite a full house. Lovely wine selection but seemed overweighted with expensive options. We choose a French bottle which was delicious. The samosas were delicious. We had a lovely wait staff who was very pleasant but a tad overwhelmed. It is a family run operation which we liked a lot. Overall a very nice evening

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall2food2service5ambience4

    Server was wonderful but the food was underwhelming for the price

  27. DG

    DickG

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    This is a terrific local wine bar. It offers an eclectic, well chosen wine list; good food and excellent service. Good addition to the community.

  28. E

    Eileen

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I took a dear fried to Era Wine Bar for his retirement. I chose Era because of reviews I had read and recommendations from other friends. The service was impeccable, the food was delicious, and the wines we tasted were fabulous. Thank you for making a special occasion so perfect.

  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 11, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4

    Great wine list! Will return for the excellent selection of 3 and 6 oz pours. Outstanding service…great staff all around! Food is approachable but not necessarily memorable…that’s the only thing keeping this from a five star review.

  30. ZB

    ZBee

    Richmond

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Era Wine Bar is fantastic! Must try the Georgian wines (really all their wines) and great food. Great atmosphere and super friendly staff!

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing experience - lovely wine selection. A welcome addition to the neighborhood.

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Food was excellent and the owners were incredibly friendly and attentive!

  33. H

    Heather

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 2, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Be ready to spend money on great wine...food is moderately priced and tasty. The service is amazing and friendly. Definitely check it out!

  34. g

    grazer

    Washington DC

    44 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5

    Had brunch this past Sunday. Arrived promptly for 12 noon reservation. We were taken to our table, but they appeared to still be setting up. Ordered shrimp and grits which was quite tasty, but the mimosa was blah. All of the wait staff was very friendly, though there was a time we needed salt and our waiter was no where to be found. The restaurant is very pretty and intimate. I would return.

  35. TR

    TRex

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service. Delicious food and beverage.

  36. SS

    SSWW

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2022

    overall1food5service1ambience5

    Wonderful food and drink. But pretty sure my sister and I were a product of age and color discrimination because we looked younger. Not to mention my sister looks very young and they didn't even card her. We made a reservation for 8pm. We walked in and stood at the door for a solid five minuets before being greeted. Not to mention three waitresses passed us up. Finally someone sat us down but they didn't clean our table properly. They just cleaned it with a rag. *this is of note because afterwards we saw them clean plenty of tables with spray and a cloth. After ordering the food and drinks came out very fast. But as we sat by the door, we noticed that as soon as other guests came in they were greeted promptly. Especially if the guests were non black. Which is sad because I wanted to support this establishment knowing they were black owned. We never received water nor napkins until our meal was done. Our server would spend a significant amount of time away from us also. What really put the nail in the coffin was when it came time to pay. Our waiter literally stood over me to watch me pay as if I was going to run out on the check. Weirdest moment ever. Will never go back despite how good the food and wine was. Not to mention all staff consistently bent over backwards to appease other races....such a slap in the face. Would've gladly tipped accordingly but whole night was trash.

  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Celebrated Valentine’s Day…on February 15th LOL. Delicious food. Wine pairing suggestions from our server Bruce were perfect. One suggestion: get an espresso maker for people who want/need a caffeine jolt after enjoying wine. We love supporting great businesses in Prince George’s county! Will definitely return.

  38. DC

    DennisCsmitty

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4

    I have been to ERA 3 Times. Each time I had a great experience. The food, the ambiance, the service, and the wine are all great. Dennis Smith

  39. JC

    JasonC

    New York Area

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall4food5service1ambience4

    My wife and I went for Valentine’s Day this year. They had a special menu and drink selection with interesting options. The food was delicious! The service was very poor. One of our meal options never came so we opted for dessert. A bartender came from behind the bar and another server came separately to check on us because we were left with all of our empty dishes and without wine, dessert, and water for almost an hour. Also, the table next to us was left dirty from when we sat down to when we left.

  40. RR

    RobertR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Love it…great wine, perhaps as good or better food. A real gem.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

Era Wine Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (301) 235-3788.

Era Wine Bar is rated 4.6 stars by 100 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

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Booked 5 times today
Google Map for Era Wine Bar

3300 Rhode Island Ave Mount Rainier, MD 20712-2040

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Rhode Island Avenue & 33rd Street

  • Neighborhood

    Mount Rainier

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Wine Bar, International, Tapas / Small Plates

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Owned/operated by

    Black/African American, South Asian/Indian, Veteran, Women

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (301) 235-3788

  • Private party facilities

    Book your next private event in the Cellar at Era Wine Bar! We customize to your needs in an intimate setting for up to 20 guests. Contact drinkwine@erawinebar.com for all inquiries.

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