Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar

4.8
799 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary Italian
Vino is a charming, casual, neighborhood bistro, a place to hang out. Our foods are Mediterranean inspired — nothing fancy... just good home cooking! We make our own pasta, our own bread, our own sausage & work with as many farms & local producers as we can. Welcome to our home. Please enjoy...
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Hawaii
20 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our go to restaurant after another hard week. Always excellent service this time with Heather. Wines are always on point, food fantastic and of course Chuck!

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Hawaii
9 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best kept secret in Honolulu! Great staff and Chuck is always roaming around making everybody happy. Vino is a keeper!

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LY
Hawaii
208 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

It seems it's just "regulars" that go there. People talk and laugh loudly, and the seating arrangements are such that you cannot get away from noise. Our server was friendly, but not terribly attentive. The food was not impressive----I guess the establishment is just a wine bar and suited only for wine connoisseurs.

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CR
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a great recommendation especially for my mother’s day celebration. The food, service and atmosphere was great too.

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KB
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It has been about 36 hours and I have already recommended it to about 6 people including the cashier at Lululemon! The waiter was just great. The food was the best!! We ordered 6 different entrees and shared everything. That’s the way to do it. The Apple tart with the paired Moscato was heaven. Had you been open for lunch we would have been there yesterday too!!!
P.S. Thank you for the bidet in the bathroom!!

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MD
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent!!! Everything we tried was delicious!!!! We will be back.

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Hawaii
20 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Always great. We had the osso buco for the first time...the best! Everything was excellent, Jacob our waiter was fantastic! Also the wines were fantastic

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Salt Lake City
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

The food was delicious as usual.
Only downer was our waitress. She just put you on the edge.
Uncomfortable.
The other staff were very helpful
and friendly.
Chuck Furuya did compensate for her...he is quite the punster! Fun.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice date. The food and service were excellent. We were recommended very good wines with our meal.

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NM
Hawaii
7 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and Service was perfect, as usual, the wine was great and paired perfectly with our chosen dishes! Jacob our waiter was always attentive and more then willing to please. He always makes our dining a pleasant experience. Great job! Thank you Vino!!!

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great Food!

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G
Hawaii
7 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

One of our go to restaurants. Consistently well executed Cal Med dishes, reliable service, and awesome wine values. We always find a new wine to try.

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LG
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Vino is our favorite place to take friends. Our server was excellent!! I’m hoping to request her again. Everyone at our table had an excellent experience. Top notch food and service.

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Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Vino feels like home. The owner came over and sat down at our table to explain the concept of the menu and the offerings. Our server, Heather was fun and efficient. The food was served in a visually appealing way and it was delicious!

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LA
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love our evenings at Vino's. Food and service are excellent. We enjoy seeing Chuck every time we visit! We are always greeted with a warm and friendly smile by Ann, Keith and team.

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M
Hawaii
12 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great! Chuck spent some time with us!

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SH
New England
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wow. They made us feel like we were family. How amazing to be able to taste so many spectacular wines selected by a fantastic sommelier in 2 oz volumes - temperature controlled as well!! And the food was out of this world. We will be back!!

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J
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We were very pleased with Vino. Food was great, service was fast and cheerful. Food was half price at the bar during happy hours.
We definitely will return and will tell our friends about it.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Risotto portion was very small. One of the guys almost wen

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HL
Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love coming here for a special occasion or just because we want a nice dinner out. The food is wonderful and the wine selection is beyond compare.

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DH
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was a great find. The food was delicious and the service outstanding. We love to try different wine and food pairing and Vino had an extensive selection of nice wines. The cauliflower, gnocchi and mac & cheese were excellent, fresh and flavorful. We will mark this as a favorite. The only downside is location. It was not easy to find as it is in a business building.

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Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Service is awesome

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RL
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent wine, excellent service and delicious food. We really enjoyed the experience

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

One of the best spots in Honolulu!

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DK
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The pizza Margherita was as good as I’ve eaten in Italy. The dining room us noisy so one person in our party with a hearing aid had a hard time.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always love Vino! Great place to dine.

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Hawaii
30 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We were lucky to get in on the 1 hour Happy Hour at the Bar. The bartender was great and helpful on our decisions. We will be back again soon. We were also told that they have a specialty days. You gotta check it out.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My boyfriend and I celebrated his birthday here. It was our first time and since reviews and pictures looked great we gave it a shot. Everything was great! Food was delicious and came out quick. Plus all staff was friendly and present when needed. We will definitely be dining here again :)

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W
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great evening with friends. We all enjoyed the food and Nate provided excellent service. For an Italian based restaurant, the natural steak is awesome. So flavorful and you can cut it with the butter knife; accompanying velvet mashed potatoes are so good. Lots of tapa style plates to share. The pork belly starter & the grilled octopus are highly recommended, as well as the gnocchi with crab.

Adding to the food experience are full, food friendly wine offering. Waiters are all well versed in pairing wines with your food choices. Ace in the hole is that Master Sommelier & owner Chuck is always around to lend a hand.

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S
Hawaii
74 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated my husband’s 70th birthday with great friends. As always it was a fun time at Vino. When you look around you can see smiles at every table. Chuck and the staff make everyone feel so welcome.

Food and service excellent. The vegetables were especially delicious.

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G
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Awesome food you would never know that he received his accolades as the 1st sommelier in Hawai`i. He is just not the high makamaka type. My friends were also shocked at the price of dinner & wine.

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Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Every dish us awesome....service is great. Amazing value!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Love this place. Service is exceptional and their knowldge of wines is amazing. Food is prepared beautifully and very tasty

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Lovely as always. Food is terrific - wine is great.

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HN
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Osso Bucco was excellent as was the wine stewardship.

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

So happy I chose this place for business dinner. Nothing fancy with decor but food was phenomenal! Also great wine selection and ask for Chuck! Service was impressive too! Come for the food, everyone raved including myself! Yum from start to finish. Live the Brussels Sprouts!

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KT
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a very efficient way of making a reservation online and the service, food, Chuck, Cheryle and Anne always makes it a very pleasant and welcoming evening with friends! Thank you Vino’s!

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GE
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you are looking for a great evening which can be either casual or formal, as “you” can decide (rather than the restaurant), this is the place! The wine list and bar drinks are outstanding. The food is prepared exquisitely using local, small farm ingredients and can be served family-style or individual portioned, as “you” determine. The ABSOLUTE BEST to purchase a nice wine and casually navigate your way through the menu as your “guests and you” decide. If Chuck Fuyria (owner) is around, invite him recommend a wine or just talk story with your table - he will be both educational and entertaining and, if you have guests, they will readily see why this is the best dining “experience” in Hawaii.

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Hawaii
124 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As you can tell from all the reviews that I do For VinoIt is our go to restaurant always good great service very reasonable wonderful wine list good neighborhood restaurant

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CO
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always walked past Vino on our way to Ekahi Ornish. We graduated last year, but dine together frequently to stay on track. Once I realized that Vino had a vegan menu I made a reservation. I had been to Vino several times before, but most of our group had not. We had a wonderful meal of Kale and pear salad, asparagus, Brussels sprouts, Hamakua mushrooms, golden beets, kabocha ravioli. It was reasonable at $27 per person including a 20% tip. I once read that Koreans wonder why the vegetables in American cooking are so boring. The vegetables aren't boring At Vino. They are delicious. We are Ekahi Ornish Cohort #110.

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