Le Plonc Wine Bar - Mountain View

4.4
22 reviews
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$30 and under
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Le Plonc is a European-style wine bar and restaurant in the heart of downtown Mountain View. With a highly curated wine list and several quality options at $10 - 14 a glass, it is happy hour all day, every day. Le Plonc is the perfect place for an after work drink, a romantic dinner date or to while away a Sunday afternoon in our mini library or on our sun-drenched patio.
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OT
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 4

The wine selection is good and the food was delicious yet small in portions given the price point but that isn’t the deterrent. Our service was absolutely abysmal. The waiter made wonderful recommendations but then everything went downhill. When we wanted to order a charcuterie plate, we had to do it twice after he forgot we had placed the order. After our water glasses sat empty, we had to ask for water multiple times before eventually another waitress filled them. We asked for more bread multiple times before we were brought more right after we received our bill. We asked for a take away box and after waiting ten minutes we decided to leave without our food. The waiter chased us down and apologized but at that point, the bad taste was already left in our mouths. There are other wine bars.

E
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Wonderful wine bar with comfortable sofa like seating as well as lounge chairs, great appetizers such as burrata avocado toast and pate. Nice servers.

OT
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a lovey experience, even though it’s VERY speedy!!

OT
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

We tried to order 3 different items and they were all not available. This was even worse because the menu was so small.

G
San Francisco
130 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

The food was great and delicious! The wines are average (3 out of 5 stars). I would like to have better wines at a Wine Bar.

A
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lots of space. Good selection of wine and food items to accompany it. Open pretty late with pleasant service and nice outside seating patio.

EB
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Le Plonc has been a fantastic addition to downtown Mountain View. They have a great wine selection, lovely ambience, and delicious avocado and burrata toast. Great spot to have a date or spend time with friends.

S
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place. It is my go to for a glass of wine and small plates. Always good and nice. A little bit too loud so I can't wait until we can sit outside again

OT
Portland
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

Way too loud and very uncomfortable chairs.

T
118 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Le Plonc was a nice surprise, the food was delicious as were the wines.
Started out with the oysers paired with the rose sparkling wine, delightful. Then went to the pear and blue cheese flat bread with the tempranillo wine. Excellent. Finished with an affogato with Frangelico. I'd never had that combination before but it was quite good.

Imagination and excellent ingredients team up to make a new place to go to in Mountain View.

OT
San Francisco
65 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great place in the late afternoon for a glass of wine and conversation. The wine list by the glass was a bit limited, but very good rosé, and Cab. Service was really good-attentive but not intrusive. I'm sure I'll be back.

OT
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was excellent as usual. Wine and cheese were superb !!

G
San Francisco
130 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The food was enjoyable. The wines we chose were average. Will try again to see if there are some better wines.

C
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Happy hour here is great! Nice wine and atmosphere. Love the decor. Will be back (probably often!)

F
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Great for small bites and a glass of wine with friends. Wine selection is of good quality but not as wide as I expected. Service was attentive and friendly. Waitress provided a good description of everything that was being served. Noise level makes it difficult to have 1-1 conversations though.

h
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere, decent selection of wines and charcuterie. Our host, Melissa, was courteous and friendly. I would highly recommend if you're looking for a spot to have a good conversation over wine.

RP
San Francisco
75 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best fresh oysters in the area! Loved the flare bread, and a great selection of wines!

OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great wine and food and service was spot on, fun place!

L
San Francisco
95 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 2

I met my friends for drinks and dinner. For 15 mins I watch the employees stand behind the bar and ignore us and others. I had to flag one of them down who walked right past me Just to get a glass of wine. When it started getting busy they were attentive. The staff forgot to put a reserve sign at our table and asked us if we were finished b/c the table was suppose to be reserved. They gave us no options where we could move since no other tables were available or so we left. Felt that was really rude since we were still enjoying our glass of wine.

TG
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Appetizers
Great Service
Great atmosphere
Great wine
Highly recommend this place

SL
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly service and excellent quality of food and selection of wines. It made for a fantastic evening. All staff were attentive without being overbearing. We had a wonderful time and plan on coming back soon!

YF
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 3

While I loved Le Plonc the first time I went on a Sat afternoon, I was disappointed this time on a weekday afternoon around 1-2 pm. I ordered the same thing for the table both times. There was only one other table that day, but it was hard to track down the server, and the food was quite salty, and the fish overcooked. :(

Maybe weekdays have less trained staff so I hope that it will be better on future visits to make the price worth it.