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About Vines Grille and Wine Bar

Locally owned and operated, Vines is a gem on Restaurant Row celebrating our 14th year. Exquisite dining in an upscale and vibrant atmosphere. Voted Top 100 Wine Lists in the US by Wine Spectator. Only minutes from the Convention Center.
Vines boasts a menu that includes only the very best USDA Prime Beef, Wagyu, wild caught seafood, all-natural poultry, lamb and seasonally inspired specials.
Live music nightly.

7533 W. Sand Lake Road
Orlando, FL 32819
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
BAR HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 4pm-1am
Friday & Saturday: 4pm-2am
Sunday: 4pm-11pm
RESTAURANT/DINNER HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 4pm -11pm
Friday-Saturday: 4pm -12am

Cross Street:
Dr. Phillips Blvd

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 351-1227

Website:
http://www.vinesgrille.com/

Entertainment:
Live music every evening starting at 7pm.

Parking Details:
We have a parking lot available as well as complimentary valet service.

Executive Chef:
Edgardo Rodriguez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cigar Room, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Hour Daily (including Saturday & Sunday) in our Bar/Lounge & Patio starting at 4pm - 7pm. Half Price Wines by the glass, $5 Premium cocktails, Half off Bar Appetizers. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT DAILY @ 7PM.

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Details
Daily 4:00PM - 6:30PM 8:15PM - 11:45PM

Private Dining

Vines Grille & Wine Bar is a locally owned & operated boutique restaurant offering exquisite dining in an upscale and vibrant atmosphere. Private space for groups from 10 to 220. We are also available for full buyouts and feature an outside covered veranda.

Vines Grille and Wine Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (29)
Good for Anniversaries (25)
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Live Music (23)
Good for a Date (22)
Good for Groups (20)
Business Meals (17)
Happy Hour (15)
Romantic (15)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Bar Seating (13)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Hot Spot (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Cozy (10)
Authentic (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Fun (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Casual (4)
People Watching (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Healthy (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Service was great. Espresso martinis on point!! The food was amazing!!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Could not have been more pleased. Had 12 clients for a dinner and the service was as good as I’ve ever had. Don’t normally write reviews but was compelled to do this. So pleased. Took the same group to Seasons last year down the street and it was awful. Many thanks to these people

Tags: Business Meals, Late-night Find, Cozy
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·Dined on January 10, 2018

Food was good and our waitress was sweet. But we were 10 minutes late because of traffic and they gave away our table. Sat us in the bar, which we were fine with. Took along time to bring out the salads and soups, then brought out the entrees a few minutes later. Not enough time to enjoy the soups ir salads. One of the meals came out much later than the others. I get they are busy but they are always busy, should have it down. But like i said food was really good.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Everything we ate was delicious! Slightly limited menu, but you can't go wrong with any of the options. The staff was very helpful and friendly.

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

We were there on new years eve. They offered a special menu and their regular menu. We chose the regular menu. I had the papardelle Bolognese. It was, in my humble opinion, the best Bolognese sauce I have ever had in a restaurant. Bested only by my first wife's Italian grandmother.
My wife had the bacon wrapped filet mignon medallions, and it was excellent as well.
The restaurant has a great wine list, and offers quite a nice variety by the glass.

I would highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion. They also offer complimentary valet parking, which is very convenient, because there are several busy restaurants using the same lot.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great wine list. Our steak was flavorful and cooked to perfection. For dudes the fries were great but the Mac and cheese and sprouts were dull. The tuna appetizer was also good. Service was an A+.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

The menu for NYE was over priced and of terrible quality. Service was so slow. Avoid.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Had dinner reservations for two on New Years Eve. I acknowledge that holiday dinners are not easy due to the large volume of orders going into the kitchen, I must say this was THE WORST food I've had in my 30 years of holiday restaurant dining!
Our Grilled Octopus appetizer was too fishy tasting and had too much vinaigrette flavoring on it. The steak, in my Surf and Turf, was too dry, and the Chocolate Mousse was the consistency of cake batter. We were so disappointed!
The one positive thing that occurred, was that the Waiter noticed our less than happy faces, and approached the General Manager, who unexpectefly gave us a discount on our bill (which was nice)!
Sorry, but I wouldn't recommend this place!

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Words cannot adequately express what a brilliant experience dining at Vines is. You simply must go yourself. Their take on Fois Gras is an “out of body “ delight. Everything was perfection.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Our party of 6 were celebrating my parents 53rd wedding anniversary and this place was perfect. Scott and Aaron were our servers and they made the night one to remember. From the melt in your month sea bass, enjoyable old world red wine and lively jazz music. We are coming back for the bacon at the bar next time. Thanks Vines for first class experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 19, 2017

Excellent service and food! Love this place! Thank you for taking such good care of us for our work Christmas dinner. We will be back!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Cuisine is not consistent! The stake was overcocked, tough and stringy the last time I was there. The wine was excellent, other dishes were good. Staff tends to interrupt conversations as they take turns to ask if all is OK. At least four different people came over to check if the food was good without me having placed any complaints. Staff is friendly and helpful.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Live Music, Business Meals
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Great place to get together for good wine and food

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Service was very good, wine list was great, and the food ranged from good to very good, but the the music from the bar area was pretty distracting - just too loud for us. That being said - we knew we were taking a chance when it came to the music (we'd been to the bar many times, this was our first time for dinner) and we still had a good time. I'd choose this restaurant again if I was looking for a nice dinner for a crowd of energetic friends - we would not have to worry about being the loudest table in the dining room. ;-)

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Came to celebrate friends 40 th Birthday! We had fabulous meal and combination of wines from great wine list and special wines from our cellar! Service was exceptional! Food was perfectly prepared! Great choice for special occasion or any occasion!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Our food and service was amazing! The filet medallions was delicious. Ambiance was quite nice. They had jazz playing live in the bar area.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Wagu tartar appetizer wonderful, lamb excellent, fillet minion tough. Outstanding wine list but the bottle we had which goes for $45 was $130 and this is on the high side for a mark up.
We love the live music, a band, not just one guy with tracks.
Go here with the corporate Amex.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Not your steakhouse chain, a little expensive but very quaint! Our so called waiter who was a man talked over you, he never really did anything else, thanks to his female assistant for actually waiting on us! My Chilean Seabass was awesome while my wife’s Filet was also good.
There are many restaurants to chose from on restaurant row in Orlando this was OK

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Early dinner so restaurant was empty. However, it was happy hour so bar was noisy. Unfortunately we were seated close to/facing the bar so it was noisy for us. We should have asked to move. We had questions about the wine list but the manager/som was busy so we made a decision on our own. We were told the manager would stop by our table, but that never happened.
The food was delicious, (we both ordered steak) and the service was great. Our waiter and assistant were very attentive. We will definitely be back.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Sarah and Kevin were awesome! Try the beef carpaccio!

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

The services was really fantastic! Jason was attentive and personable. I appreciate their patientnce not to push so quickly through the meals to move us out. We also had the manager and the lead wine expert at our table checking since we brought some amazing wine from our cellar amazing customer service. I was impressed with service.

Tags: Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Live Music
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

The food and wine at Vines was excellent—some of the best I have ever enjoyed! I would highly recommend this restaurant!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Appreciate the attention paid to the fact I noted it was our anniversary on Open Table when making the reservation and the lovely complimentary dessert. Kevin our server and everyone was personable and professional.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Vines is usually a really good place with good atmosphere. It was thanksgiving so the were all running around like crazy and service took a hit. It's a good place to go non holiday.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 24, 2017

So disappointed. Made reservations at 730 for Thanksgiving. Got there 5 minutes early and finally got our table at 830. My 10 year old was starving. The food was great as well as the staff but something definitely went wrong with the planning.

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

The food was excellent. The service at the table was great. The only negative was that we had a reservation for 7:30 and we didn’t get seated until almost 8:30. The hostess did a poor job letting us know how long it would be. If she had done a better job we would have had an extra drink at the bar.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We usually have a great experience at this restaurant. There were four of us. However although we had reservations that were made a month in advance and confirmed twice, when we showed up at 7 pm we were told there was a 15-20 min wait. Unacceptable! The young lady at the front gave us a story that made no sense. We asked for the manager who was not very helpful. We would have felt better if he had offered us a free drink while we waited. We could not believe how nonchalant he was. I don’t think we will be back anytime soon. The restaurant doesn’t seem to be well managed.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We waited half an hour despite the reservation, but the food (riveye-best i've had, and thanksgiving dinner) are great

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Service was excellent and restaurant provided excellent value. Highly recommend.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Returned many times. Always excellent in all categories of dining. Highly recommend!!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Our Thanksgiving lunch was excellent. Portions were more than I expected and the staff were fantastic.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food was cold, waiter rush to push for main course, main waiter try to sell dishes. Meal was overpriced for what we got. Could have this for less at Roadhouse .

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 (Des Moines)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Wine! Like wine, must check out the list. Secondly, the best steak (and perfectly cooked) I've ever had in my life and I have access to the best beef living in Iowa. Kevin was knowledgeable and made recommendations. Lobster Mac is a must.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Vines was spectacular. The service was top notch. I felt very pampered. The wine and mixed drinks were fantastic. I ordered the pepper encrusted NY Strip! It was sublime. The meal was finished with the creme’ brulee - magnifique!!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2017

We were a large party so it may have been a little bit late but we

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Food and service were great. There were a number of large parties in the same room and so it was very noisy. There is a more private room but that also had a large party. Bar is very fun and the jazz music is a nice touch. Not good if you are expecting a romantic, quiet evening.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Abosolutely wonderful! Highly recommended. Atmosphere was terrific for sophisticated NYC style and not over the top. Excellent food in presentation, service and delicious. Our waiters were extremely informative and helpful with our selections. Will come back. Thank you!

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·Dined on November 7, 2017

Very disappointing ...first course food came out in dribs and drabs .
Waiter was very abrupt and avoided the table.
Every time I visit Orlando I go to the vines but will not be back after this experience.
Very expensive for a poor experience.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had the feeling that the waiter was defensive. Instead of explaining when we asked questions, he responded defensively. For example; Can you bring our tiddler some bread? He responded with, "Well it takes a minute". When our food arrived, 2 waiters brought it out and l got our daughter's hot fries dumped all over me and down my dress. They did give us desserts and a coupon. The food was great. Not sure if we will use the coupon. Well see!

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 3, 2017

I always go to The Vines when in Orlando and recommend it to friends going. While it is on the loud side.... it easily accomadated 7 of us which in itself would be loud. There were several large groups that night. Our dinner was wonderful and with 7, we had quite a variety of apps, sides and dinner choices. My filet was perfectly cooked and fork tender. The Wedge salad had a different take on the traditional and was excellent as was the risotto and scallops. Can't wait to go back! One more comment.... our server (s) were wonderful...attentive without being obnoxious!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
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