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About The Wine Bistro - Upper Arlington
The Wine Bistro, with three Columbus, Ohio locations in Upper Arlington, Westerville and Worthington, offers an exciting array of well-curated wines and a list of select craft beers. The menu features light and filling appetizers & small plates, soups, salads, flatbreads and entrees offered every day of the week for lunch and dinner. We open at 11:00 AM Mon-Sat and at Noon on Sunday.
Choose a table for two, a relaxed seat in the soft seating area, gather a group at one of the communal tables or in the private tasting room. Shop for wine priced at near state minimum or pay a small corkage fee (waived on Mondays & Tuesdays) to enjoy your bottle in-house.
We look forward to exploring great wine and food with you soon...
Columbus, OH 43221
Contemporary American, Wine Bar, Italian
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We offer parking in the lot behind the restaurant with access from Chester Rd and Brandon Rd. There is also additional parking after 6 pm in the Jack Seibert Jeweler's lot across the street. Street parking on Lane Ave is available any time except Monday-Friday from 4 pm-6 pm.
Private Party Facilities:
Our Tasting Room is an intimate private dining room for up to 12 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Keli Flanagan: (614) 485-1750
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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The Wine Bistro - Upper Arlington Ratings and Reviews
The food was very good. I love the veal meatball. That is my all time go to favorite. Their flatbread pizzas are also very good. MY husband likes their vodka penne. They have a good house wine plus a wide selection of others. Bartender is new or doesn't really know a mixed drink and they offer quite a few on happy hour. I got charged full price(should have been$5.00 happy hour) for one at $15.00 and it was ice and very little alcohol. Stay clear of mixed drinks. We had a new waitress so that dampened the experience. Our bill was wrong. We ordered pizzas during happy hour with happy hour menu in hand & she brought out full size order and charged full price. We love this place and will be back. Their happy hour is really great with a nice selection of foods to try if you haven't been there before.
Made reservation and was seated quickly. Friend and I started with 2 salads and ordered 2 small entrees to follow. Salads took 25 minutes to come out. I had to ask our waitress for water on multiple occasions. Entrees came out 25 minutes after salads - incredibly slow service for a Wednesday night. Will not be returning
The food and atmosphere were good but the service was spotty at best. I had initially wanted a flight of wine and our waiter told me they didn’t have enough wine glasses to do that. I then ordered a vodka tonic and did not get the lime I requested twice. The table of six+ next to us ordered several flights of wine about 20 minutes after this. Our waiter did not offer us water or cocktail refills . It was very difficult to get his attention and then get him to follow up. It took 20 minutes to get our bill after asking for it. I was very disappointed in the service.
We come to Columbus to visit our daughter, son in law, and baby granddaughter. We've been here twice now and will be back again. It's a great casual spot. Excellent menu and overall experience. Most recent dinner we were served by Daimeer who knew how to do her job well. Look up their menu and I'm sure you'll go.
Loved it! My Husband & I celebrated our 1 year wedding aniversary here. We wanted to go somewhere different and do something different. So we did a wine tasting. So good. Neither of us know anything about wine but our server was extremely patient and helpful. He even customized a tasting for me. Food was delicious. A little pricy but delicious. You can also purchase wine. They have a lot to choose from. We plan to go back. Over all it was excellent!
My family went to this restaurant because of the high reviews. I am very surprised how it was rated because we had a horrible experience. When we arrived the restaurant was pretty empty. It still took several minutes before they could figure out where to seat us even though we had a reservation. The waiter came over after a few minutes and seemed annoyed that we weren't ready to order our dinner. He was about to walk away when I had to stop him and ask if I could at least place a drink order. I was shocked that this place is called The Wine Bistro and the wine menu is very slim. The waiter didn't seem to know much about the wine selection that there was.
It took about 25 minutes for the food to come. The restaurant was maybe 1/4 way full so we were shocked it took that long. The waiter was never around for us to ask where it was. When the food came my daughter's plate did not sit flat in the table. It was s wobbly dish. She had the penne alla vodka with chicken. There was barely any chicken in it. It was also cold so my daughter told the waiter. He stuck his finger in it to check it out. She called him out on this and told him she wanted a whole new dish. I couldn't believe he actually had to check for himself. He had the nerve to say it wasn't that cold. My husband got a burger and asked for it medium rare. It came medium well he didn't send it back because it took long to get it in the first place. I got a chicken dish that was way too salty but I also didn't want to wait forever to get another dish. I was also surprised about the size of the dishes. All of the orders came out on plates the size of appetizer plates. Definitely not worth the money.
The only thing that came quickly was the bill. The waiter didn't even ask if we wanted dessert. It felt as if he just wanted to get us out of there. I come to Columbus a lot and have always found the food to be great. This restaurant is definitely taken off the list for future visits.
A very comfortable place...staff friendly and overall tremendous choices of wine. I like the fact the wine is priced not on a tremendous mark up, but on a corkage fee. Example I can buy the same wine at Kroger for approx. the same price. Add $8.00 for corkage fee and thats the cost. Most restaurants will mark up wine 2-3 x cost. The food choice is very great and very tasty ... Thumbs up for sure.
I wanted to really like this place but there were 2 pretty significant flaws: We ate on the patio but they had no lights out there so we ate in semi-darkness. Two, our server had too many tables and seemed a bit overwhelmed. Fix these, and they have a 4.5 - 5 star.
We had our pick of tables inside or on the patio. We chose inside and the atmosphere was great!
Staff where all very helpful and knowledgable on Wines. We were meeting friends and were able to chat and relax. No rushing through dinner. Dinner was delishous. Portion sizes were resonable, not to large or to small. Go, try and have fun.
Wine bistro is my favorite restaurant but the last few times I've been to this location (UA only) it has been lacking. The server was very attentive to one table he had (but completely forgot about ours), and he forgot to bring out part of our appetizer before the main course came out. For what you pay I just hoped for better service! The food was execellent as always though!
Service was poor. Wait person had to come back to our table because she forgot what we ordered. Sailed was good, snap peas on the main course were tough with strings. Wait person delivered the wrong desert. Wait person walked by our table and dropped the bill without a word. No manager visible. No one ever asked how our food was. No one said thank you at the end or invited us back. This restaurant is not up to the quality we would expect for a $ 70 meal. Will never return even though we are just a few miles away.
We really liked Wine Bistro in Clintonville, but it closed recently so we decided to try the Lane Avenue location. Felt very similar, although not as cozy, and the food and wine were as good. We enjoyed the meal and two wine flights, including the seasonal crab cake salad and Restaurant Week salad/short rib/key lime pie.
The wine bistro in Upper Arlington is now my new favorite restaurant. We had shrimp and risotto, oven fired penne and the prosciutto and arugula flatbread and everything was incredibly delicious! The service was wonderful, atmosphere was so unique and beautiful. Wine list was great and had something for everyone on there! I cannot recommend this restaurant enough.
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