Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro
Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers
We will offering Christmas Eve Featured Menu Items as well as our regular menu. Don't get pizza or the same old dinner at a big chain come see us and have a unique dining experience
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
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Sun 12:00PM - 1:30PM 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Mon - Wed 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 1:30PM 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Thu 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 1:30PM
This was our first time to the Oakton Wine Shop and Bistro. What a nice surprise. Our waiter was super knowledgeable about what wines go well with our appetizers and dinner selections. The hostess was very friendly and wished me a Happy Birthday upon my arrival. Overall, this was a great treat and we will certainly be back.
Heidi, Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Bryan Gauthier Chef/Owner Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro
We found a new neighborhood gem! Fantastic local venue with an amazing menu and wine list.
Magba, Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Bryan Gauthier Chef/Owner Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro
Very good value
Nice neighborhood gem. Wine shop and restaurant in one. Food is very good and feels very homey and comfortable.
We have eaten there several times now, and each time has been a pleasure. The flights of wine and unusual beers on draught are fun, and the entrees are tasty and creative. What we like best, though, is the charcuterie and cheese selections.
Solid as usual.
Excellent food paired with wine recommended by our server made for an outstanding dining experience!
Fabulous! Never disappoints. Menu changes retain favorites and always introduce delicious alternatives. Creative but never pretentious food pairings. Goes without saying that wine pairings are impeccable. Don’t miss out!
This was a fun opportunity to discover something new! Great wines, accommodating staff and food was very tasty!
5 stars all sound. Great service. Great food. Cannot wait to return.
Fantastic meal in a quaint and humble environment. Nice touch to see have the owners and chef engaging with you to select the perfect wine and food for your night. Highly recommend!
This visit did not disappoint! The menu had many delicious and creative options for all food lovers and the wine was excellent! The bistro doubles as a wine shop so there are tons of choices by the glass as well as by the bottle. Everything we had was outstanding, the owner and servers are super knowledgeable and friendly. You must try this place!
Stopped here with friends on a Wednesday night and so glad we did ! This is truly a neighborhood gem: amazing wine list and the food is just exquisite.
Menu also features very original dishes: when we ordered the homemade olive oil ice cream topped with beef carpaccio we didn’t know what to expect. It was out of this world! A must try.
Will definitely be back.
One of the better restaurants that we've frequented. The waiter/owner was simply fabulous and had a quiet and polite approach to serving. Not pushy but very helpful and informative about the menu, the wined and the establishment. While the menu didn't have a gigantic number of options, it was more than adequate for us. The wine pairings was a nice touch too. The food was excellent and well prepared. Overall the event was delightful and a great way to celebrate my wife's birthday. We will be back. Thanks for a great time.
Great food and prices
Very good food, nice and friendly staff and the wine excellent. I would recommend this place and will be back to bring family members.
The menu on the web was out of date. The restaurant was out of one of four entrees. No lemon or lime for drinks. Steak was greasy and undercooked. Food was overpriced for what was provided. I was so disappointed in my experience; it was a waste of money.
Terrific, as usual! One of our favorite dining spots!
Great food and service!
Fantastic food with a broad selection of wines by the glass or bottle.
Absolutely delightful dining experience! Food, wine and beer were superb! Personalized service from engaging and knowledgeable staff! Highly recommend and will be a regular!
What a wonderful surprise! We had a delicious meal with just enough interesting choices to ensure we will return often.
Friendly service, delicious fresh food and terrific wine... consistently. You can’t beat that combination! Love, love, love!!!
Nice neighborhood find. We came in for a wine tasting and stayed for dinner. Great server with good recommendations. Salmon was done absolutely perfectly and lamb was very good. Low corkage fee and lots of great wines to choose from. Great recommendation for the neighborhood.
I have an allergy to garlic and onion. The chef went out of his way to accommodate me. I had a delicious meal. I'm so appreciative!
Vickie, Thank you for the kind words and we look forward to your next visit. All the best, Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef (703) 255 - 5425
Everything about this bistro/wine shop is thoughtful and well-executed. The food is delicious and the menu changes at a nice pace (mostly with the seasons, but not exclusively). Portions are perfect. The staff is friendly and quick to assist with a wine pairing you will enjoy with your food. For a REAL treat, book one of the special dinners with wine pairings.... always impeccable.
Thank you for the kind words we appreciate them very much. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro (703) 255-5425
Fantastic food with a great wine list to choose from. The wine by the glass menu is also fantastic.
Richard, Thank you very much for the kind words. We look forward to your next visit with us here at OWS&B. Best Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro (703) 255 - 5425
Bryan, the owner, waited on us & was great! Food and wine were excellent. We will definitely be back.
Dave, Thank you so much for the kind words we look forward to your next visit with us. Best Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro (703) 255-5425
A very promising start with an adventurous and truly beautiful salad with purple flowers, and a tasty leek soup, ended with very disappointing main courses, both of them specials for the night. The main courses that night included a beef bourgignon and a salmon in pastry. The beef bougingnon consisted of a few tiny pieces of beef in a very plain salty broth, no noodles or other feature in the bowl. The appetizing salmon dish was well-executed, but was accompanied by boiled corn, carrots and peas -- could have come out of a can, and there was no additional flavoring applied. Both main courses were in the high $20 range, and both were great disappointments. We went from greatly excited about a new "find" in our area, to wondering if any of the patrons ever go back a second time. We probably won't.
Gary, My apologies our food did not live up our and your expectations. Due to feedback from our guests we made a change to our vegetables we serve with the Salmon Wellington to Asparagus & Red Wine Braised Cabbage. Beef Bourguignon we apologize for not having more beef in the dish and too salty for your taste. If you are inclined to give us a second chance in the future please reach out to me and let me know when you are coming so I can be here. Best Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef OWS&B 703-255-5425
Went to try the new menu with my family and loved every bit of it. The tuna tacos were amazing, so flavorful and good size portions. The wagyu hanger steak was awesome and glad that they’re offering such high quality beef at reasonable prices. And of course the wine selection and guidance we received from Miles in choosing our wines was exceptional. We’ll be back real soon.
Thank you for your kind words. I will pass along your compliments to Myles as well. We look forward to your next visit. All the best, Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro (703) 255 - 5425
The food is great ... the chef likes to try new things. We have a fun time deciding on what to try. We have not been disappointed yet. Good selection on wines to try by the glass..
It is a great neighborhood find.
Tonight we dropped in at 830 and had a wonderful meal - have switched to the spring menu- and a fab French wine that worked perfectly with our food. I had the shrimp, polenta and Marinara and it was delicious! The shrimp perfectly cooked and the marinara tasted like it has just been made from vine ripe tomatoes . The only suggest I have is that it could have used some fresh parsley sprinkled on top for a bit of color and fresh element. My friend had the salmon and strawberries and fresh vegetables. Was light , beautifully prepared and a feast for both the eyes and the pallet. Only tweet would have maybe been some fresh cracked pepper for a little texture and spice to break up the sweetness of the strawberries - but otherwise a really great dish - as always we will be back, we just adore the staff and always feel like we are having dinner with friends.
Thank you for the wonderful feedback - glad you enjoyed our new Spring Menu! Look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro (703) 255-5425
Staff is very knowledgeable about their wine. Every meal and wine suggestion has been terrific. Love this small, cozy restaurant!
Thank you very much for the kind words. We look forward to your next visit. All the best Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro (703) 255 - 5425
Fantastic wine available by the glass or flight at reasonable prices, paired with tasty, approachable food. Well-lit (it *is* a shop!) and service is friendly and personal.
Went with friends - had lovely cheese plate, lamb chops, steak frites, and ahi tuna. Every dish was just perfect! Flavors spot on, presentation inviting and wine pairing spectacular. We were all so impressed and just really enjoyed the evening! We will return - sooner than later- so glad such a cute place is right around the corner from our homes.
Thank you so much for the kind words! We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro (703) 255 - 5435
Jeff and Brian always provide interesting conversation and wine knowledge to go with great food.
Thank you very much for the wonderful feed back. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro (703) 255 - 5425
Brian the waiter is wonderful, he makes you feel so welcome and he knows the menu and has great suggestions about the dishes and wines. It is a great neighborhood place to eat. The chef came out to see how we liked his dinner and wines. We had the Ahi Tuna, delicious, and Fall Salad, very fresh. We are already making reservations for the future. I'm looking forward to his crab cakes on our next visit. Also, we are looking forward to the wine tasting dinner in March.
Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro (703) 255 - 5425
We enjoyed a quiet weekend lunch. Nice menu and wonderful wine selection.
Thank you very much for the kind words. We hope to see you again soon. Best Bryan Gauthier Owner/Chef Oakton Wine Shop & Bistro (703) 255 - 5425