Main and Vine

4.3
276 reviews
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MAIN & VINE brings a piece of Northern California to the heart of Philadelphia’s Main Line. Celebrated for its diversity in taste, Northern California embraces all palates in the community it serves with an added sense of sophistication. Credited as the birthplace of the modern farm to table movement, the region resources the freshest, most natural ingredients from its own backyard, a practice that has since become a way of life by many.
While famous for producing some of the finest wines in the world, Northern California is also home to several of the top craft breweries in production today, and prides itself on creating such cocktails as the iconic gin martini, pisco punch, and cable car just to name a few.
It is this craft and culinary union that embodies the MAIN & VINE spirit and approach. Our bistro welcomes guests to experience the best of Northern California for themselves, in a sophisticatedly hip, yet relaxed atmosphere.
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Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Main & Vine is a good place which I hope makes it in it's current location. Unfortunately, the server was not very good and messed up on multiple matters on a dairy allergy (which she admitted to having the same allergy), but proceed to serve a dish which contained a good amount of cheese. She served it after she said she asked kitchen, which I know she didn't ask the kitchen staff. Also, charged for a higher price wine which when we ordered a less expense wine. The place is really good, but this server was not so good. Everyone makes mistakes which is expected, but this server made a number of mistakes.

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Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Very noisy, food was meh and drinks were skimpy. Weird seating...the chairs are super low and they had no cushions to bring you to a normal height. They acted as if they had heard this multiple times.

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LC
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a last minute date night and found this as an option on a Saturday night. The ambiance is wonderful, nicely updated, comfortable and clean. Nice bar area and seating is fun. The service was wonderful from the moment we stepped in until we left. The food was cooked perfectly and tasted great. We ordered the shrimp cocktail, steak and oven roasted chicken. Everything was great ! We would definitely recommend

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great attentive staff, the food has been phenomenal both times my wife and I went there, and the drinks are expertly our together. It’s easy to sit down and enjoy the great atmosphere, food and drinks.

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Overall it was good, the only thing was the desserts, there were four of us, the churros were over cooked and too much cinnamon, my husband got the olive oil cake and said it was just ok, the other person got the flourless choc torte and took two bites and said it wasn’t good

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ER
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Main and Vine has a nice interior style, despite its office park location. It has clearly become a favorite destination as the bar was packed by 6:45. The food was well prepared and considered. The cauliflower soup was delicious. My only complaint, which is too strong of a word for this, is that the service was too attentive. There was someone constantly at the table, filling water, asking about the food. It’s nice to be checked on, but I would also like to have a conversation uninterrupted. Tough balance for waiters, I realize. Overall, we had a lovely dinner and will return.

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Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience, would highly recommend to anyone looking for a lovely night out.

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Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Nice menu options - something a little different than the norm. Thin crust pizzas (yum) and great prefix lunch options

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Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service and food were phenomenal.

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c
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My new favorite place - love the decor, ambiance, vibe, tables, food is outstanding and can't wait to go back.

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Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff was amazingly accommodating when we asked to be seated in a quitter table.

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M
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The food at Main and Vine is consistently excellent as is the service.We all enjoyed our meals from the scallops to the pizza. The only downside is that it was very difficult to hear our dinner partners as it was extremely crowded and th acoustics leave sometime to be desired. This will not stop me from returning.

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K
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a delicious lunch and great service as always. Loved the new seasonal additions/alterations to the menu. Definitely try the new beer hummus, the presentation is beautiful and my friend had the bucatini pasta with fresh asparagus and goat cheese. She wasn’t sure she would be able to eat it all but it was the perfect portion size and she cleaned her plate. We will be back!

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Philadelphia
28 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

Food was decent but overpriced. The most disconcerting thing about the meal was that during most of it an employee was furiously sweeping and brushing dirt from underneath the table right next to us and spraying down the table legs. This went on for at least 20 minutes less than a foot away from where we were trying to eat. Probably never go back

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G
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 5

Your Manager is always very cordial. A call from him could be helpful.
610.804.9658

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J
Philadelphia
23 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Jay and Ray create a wonderful dining experience.Our waiter Richie took great care of us .Food was excellent as always.We have dined here with several friends and have always been delighted.

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R
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

I have visited this restaurant once before and had a great experience. On this occasion we celebrated a friend's birthday. All of the food was excellent except two of us got the strip steak; one was medium rare and one was rare. They both came back well done, so we politely asked for two more steaks. They brought them out and they were cooked almost the exact same way. No pink whatsoever to the meat. Our server was apologetic and the manager also came and apologized. They took the steaks off our bill. I was mostly concerned about their chef and stated my comments as such, they need to do some retraining on how to properly cook a steak. We will try again in the future because the rest of our meals were great and we loved the restaurant in general. Great wine selection as well.

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M
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Kinda loud but food and service were wonderful! Look forward to being there again in the sumner when everyone else is at the shore!

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LL
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

This is the second time we’ve been here because our intitial experience was great. The restaurant recently changed the menu and we weren’t in love with the changes. Salmon was good - a little over cooked. Swordfish portion was so small it looked like an appetizer and my boyfriend ended up getting a second meal!! Our soup came out pretty lukewarm and then the side order of carrots were
Completely cold - which the server fixed and the manager gave us great customer service (which is rare these days). We wouldn’t need to go back, though it is a cool spot.

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MF
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Ask for Lori she was excellent !
The wine was also fantastic .

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KK
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Will go back again soon! Was noisy at first but when Happy Hour done, much quieter.

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SM
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

food was nice- although a point was made to bring the food together , the pizza came out too early.

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TP
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant was beautiful. Unfortunately the hostess seated us in the bar area and near the front door. The server Rich was great , but the seating detracted is from a fine dining experience. We should have spoken up and regret not being moved to another part of the restaurant since it was so noisy we couldn’t hear one another speak. Food was good!

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RD
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Very good food
Very poor service

Waitstaff was careless.

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SD
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The restaurant is beautiful, the service was great. I’ve been there for dinner and really enjoyed it. This was my first time for lunch and although the food was good I and my dining companions thought it was very expensive for what it was and we wished there were more and better salad options.

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OT
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The only negative was the mini size, yet quite expensive cocktail.

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Atlantic City
13 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Nice evening

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DH
London
6 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food and service were good however the temperature in the restaurant was uncomfortably cool Some people had to wrap there jacket around there legs

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HS
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

All was good except the $6 charge for bread. This is insulting and begins the evening on a bad note. If people want bread they will ask for it, and it should be free as it is at 99% of restaurants.

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Atlantic City
5 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just enjoyed my first dining experience at Main and Vine. Had great food, amazing service and a beautiful ambiance. I even loved the music selection! I will absolutely be returning! Five stars from this girl!

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Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday it was great

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RC
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great find right near Villanova University. Came here after a college visit, highly recommended. Very friendly staff, great food and nice decor.

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Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A little pricey, but the food is good & the service is great. The menu has a wide variety of options.

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L
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Food was excellent. The room was so dark it was hard to read the menu.

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EL
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. Enjoyed every aspect of the meal. If I had to give one, little complaint? It would be that the table we sat at (table for two near the bar) had very low seat height compared to the table height and it felt like we needed booster seats. But we had a great meal.

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RD
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you again, Main and Vine. Angelique and I always enjoy dinner and the ambiance!

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D
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

the drinks were good but the food was subpar. loud, bar-scene ambiance. too pricey for low quality experience.

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AG
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent Saturday night out at Main & Vine. Lori, our main server was terrific as well other employees who came over to make sure we were good on water, silverware, & drinks. Our apps, dinner, & dessert were top notch. We will definitely go there again.

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LN
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Valentines Day dinner was an awesome experience here.

The scallops are the best I’ve ever had!!

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SH
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service and nice relaxing atmosphere.

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