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About Vinology Ann Arbor
Vinology was created to be your everyday wine bar. Over the years the Jonna family has enjoyed sharing wine, food, and spirits through their love of experimentation and education. Whether you are enjoying a glass of wine at our full-service bar, an intimate dinner with friends, or gathering for a corporate or social event in one of our private dining rooms, we maintain a passion and commitment towards exceptional, and innovative, food and wine.
When you dine at Vinology, you have our commitment that every detail from the food we select, to the wine we serve, to the service we provide will be executed with careful attention to detail. At Vinology, "wine" down, relax, experiment, and have fun while you educate your palate and savor the offerings!
“Great food. Award winning wine list. Intimately well-paced events”
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
International, Tapas / Small Plates, American
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 4pm - 11pm
Friday 4pm - 12am midnight
Saturday 10am - 12am midnight
Sunday 10am - 10pm
The Kitchen closes one hour earlier than close time.
Main Street between Washington and Huron
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Special menu packages are available for group luncheons and dinners. Inquire for details.
Ample public and street parking, free on Sundays.
Close to local bus routes, Greyhound and Amtrak in downtown Ann Arbor.
Private Party Facilities:
The Bubble Room, our largest private dining room, seats up to 60 guests and can accommodate 80 guests for a reception style party. The casually elegant Bubble Room features hundreds of hand blown glass bubbles suspended from the ceiling, original exposed brick, and a private bar. The Cellar seats up to 14 guests for private dining and tasting events. Wine bottles line the walls of this glass enclosed private dining room offering guests an immersive, intimate food and wine experience. To reserve a private room, call for Cindy at 734.222.9841 or email us at email@example.com
Vinology features two completely private rooms, a third semi private area, a floating screen, LCD projector, and private sound system. Our Event Planner will be happy to work with you to meet any additional equipment or décor needs for your event.
Private Party Contact:
Cindy Alonzo: (734) 222-9841
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Custom Wine Tastings, Signature Wine and food tasting pairing events like
Vino Value Wine tasting, Malbec Madness, Wines that Age, Beer Verse Wine, Patio Tasting, Black Wine Night.
Participate in Restaurant Week, Artini Bar Crawl and are prime spot to enjoy after seeing events such as the Art Fair, Green Fair, Big Conventions, Festifools and more.
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Vinology Ann Arbor Ratings and Reviews
We started with the charcuterie which was good.
Then we had the beet and burrata salad which had an odd pairing between the earthy beets and the creamy burrata.
We had the fjord trout. The fish was cooked well. The autumn berry raita didn’t make sense with the dish. The dish had good earthy notes and the tangy yogurt flavor of the raita didn’t make any sense and was off putting. The raita was looking for some spicy heat to cool down, but none existed in the dish.
For dessert we had the apple and fennel which was terrible. The pound cake was not flavorful. The apple was spiralized to two foot lengths. The apple was soaked in apple cider vinegar. The granata was a fennel granata more than an apple cider granata. The only thing that was OK was the panna cotta. Eating the dessert turned into a dare for the rest of the table.
Overall very good wine list, the food is interesting but not good.
The harvest gnocchi was amazing! So delicious and perfectly seasoned! The wine flight was really cool, all excellent wines and it was so fun trying to guess the country of origin and grape variety for a small discount.
The campfire dessert was also amazing, so rich!!
Only thing I would give a 3star was the baked brie, it was kind of boring, could use more fruit sauce with it and maybe baked a bit longer.
Our server was lovely!
All together excellent date night, left very happy!
Food presentation was lovely. Table got cheese plate to share, excellent, asked for more bread to go with it, no problem.
Two people shared the scallop dinner size and they said it was excellent. One person got the small plate salmon and also loved it. I got the fried game hen small plate and did not like the seasonings or veggies at all. The greens were bitter and really tough. I took the breading off the game hen and just ate meat so I was not pleased with my meal but everyone else was. my ceasar salad was good though. Nice wine selection.
We are in our Mid-late 50's & got together with another couple interested in enjoying different wines & sharing food items (Apps./Small Plates). Looking for a social place we could relax and get caught up over beverages & food as well as be able to talk & hear our conversation. Vinology was a great choice! We all enjoy picking our own trio of wine flights. Their menu was easy to read & user friendly with different logos highlighting the types & tastes! Small plates delicious options with "Must Try" Lobster Corndog & Charcuterie Boards! Wait staff very helpful & attentive as well. Would give them a 9 out of 10 for our first visit!
We had a lovely dinner here and I would highly recommend this restaurant. We had made a reservation in advance and were seated at one of the lovely semi private booths. My husband and I shared the mushroom tacos before dinner. They were the perfect starter. I had the lamb chops and my husband had the cap of ribeye. Both entrees and all the sides were delish. We shared the peach dessert. I loved the chef's creative touches. We were greeted warmly at the restaurant and treated like long time customers. Looking forward to a return visit.
We had an excellent server who was very kind and helpful, however quite honestly the food was not overly spectacular for the price. Wine list is extensive (as it should be for a wine based restaurant!); but the food is lacking in variety and many people in our party didn't like the flavor profiles. Could be a matter of taste but in all likelihood we would not return because we really expected something different.
We have dined at Vinology over the course of many years. At this visit, we noticed the menu had become overly complex, and over priced. We have never had so many questions as to what certain foods/ingredients were in the dishes. There were 4 of us dining, and we began with the charcuterie board with "Market Price" noted. For $24, we received a few thinly sliced meats, a small smear of beer cheese, and a few pieces of another hard cheese. Very disappointing. If you are looking for how a charcuterie board should be served, I would suggest you go to Toasted Oak in Novi.
We do enjoy the diverse wine selections at Vinology, but sadly, will not plan to return for dining.
Our Salmon was dry. The waitress kept forgetting, lemons, water and for our cocktails, she actually wanted to charge us extra for a drink my husband didn't like and wanted to charge us extra to make the drink better (needed more alcohol) the drink was $13.00 already.
It was just overall disappointing not what we normally have had if this restaurant.
Excellent greeting by staff at the door upon arrival, nice seat location booth, very cozy and comfortable. Great appetizers, entree (salmon was just okay) service was positive, simple, friendly, efficient. Atmosphere was well received by everyone, will return, overall final total did add up quickly though...around $50 per person with one drink,
We were celebrating my daughter's graduation from U of M and she chose Vinology for dinner.
Our waiter Damian was very attentive and provided great service, checking in on us often.
The baked Brie was a good choice for an appetizer. It was delicious.
The lamb chop was good, but the highlight of the dinner was the zucchini fritter. It was light and airy and was a interesting side to the entree.
The S'more dessert was amazing! So many wonderful flavors in one dish. The really unexpected ingredient was the sprinkling of small pieces of popcorn on the plate. It truly made you think of campfire S'mores while eating this dessert.
Vinology provided the whole package of atmosphere, service and food which made our dinner experience quite enjoyable, so I gave it a 5 star.
I just moved from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor and had high hopes for this place after seeing an article about the bartender and amazing line up of cocktails. It was meh. The food was meh. It arrived lukewarm. The beets were mushy and my scallops were bland. My husband enjoyed his wine flight... which is obviously what they are known for. Not memorable so we won't be back.
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