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About Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar

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...

500 Ala Moana Boulevard
6-F
Honolulu, HI 96813
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday; 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm;

Cross Street:
South and Ala Moana Blvd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 524-8466

Website:
http://www.vinohawaii.com/

Parking Details:
Fully validated parking daily after 4:00 pm.

Executive Chef:
Keith Endo

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Anniversaries (26)
Special Occasion (24)
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Creative Cuisine (22)
Casual (18)
Neighborhood Gem (18)
Local Ingredients (16)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Worth the Drive (16)
Good for Groups (14)
Tasting Menu (14)
Bar Seating (13)
Fun (13)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Comfort Food (12)
Business Meals (10)
Authentic (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Romantic (6)
Cozy (5)
Healthy (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Seasonal (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 2 days ago

Chuck is fun host. Staff is attentive and professional. Our Goto place when in the mood for a great selection of reasonably priced wine and a great bistro menu.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined 4 days ago

Chuck and Cheryl are truly intentional to partner with farmers and fishermen who provide sustainable products to create fresh and delicious food. No frozen products here! I’ve never been disappointed by their food or wines suggested by Chuck.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 15, 2018

As usual, the food and the wine were exceptional. They are what keep us going back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 10, 2018

We re-visited Vino during Honolulu Restaurant Week a couple of months ago and enjoyed the set menu. We thought we'd like to go back and try other items on the menu and asked friends who had never been there before to join us, which they did. Everyone enjoyed their food. We especially like the extensive wine selection. Our friends tried various wines, appreciating the smaller pours so we could try many. I'd like to go back and try to whole crispy Branzino.

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·Dined on January 10, 2018

Have been to Vinos a number of times and the experience has been consistently good.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We had a lovely birthday dinner here. The service was amazing. Our server was so well informed about all the wines, food and things to do! Next time we're in Honolulu, we'll dine here again!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Awesome wine and original food menu. Great staff and owner. Definitely Recommend, one of the best restaurants in Honolulu! They truly understand service. 5 stars!!!!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Authentic, Casual, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot, Fun
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Great food lots of fun

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 31, 2017

料理も中々早く出てきて、サービスも悪くない美味しいレストランです

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Awesome service. The waiter was busy but very attentive and always was one step ahead of us in a good way. Chuck also came by a few times to check on us. It’s always a relaxing place with a small but fine menu executed well. And, as always, a plethora of interesting wines by the glass (love those “2 oz” pours).

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 30, 2017

A lot of thought is placed into a menu that does not remain stagnant. Wines are terrific and reasonably priced. I have been here many times and am never disappointed. Mr. Furuya places a great deal of his time in planning all restaurant selections and it shows. He is always visible and there to help you find your taste buds. Wonderful dining establishment.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Fun, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Tapas, Creative Cuisine
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Absolutely fantastic! Can't wait to go again.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 27, 2017

My new Fav Italian I’m Waikiki. They really care about the food they serve, incredibly fresh. Great wine list. Don’t miss the gnocchi.

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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Went for Christmas dinner with my Mum - what a local gem! Delicious food, great service and extensive wine list. Would recommend to anyone!

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Vino had good reviews which is why I tried them. They definitely live up to those reviews. Great service and great tasting food. It’s definitely a casual settings.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Casual
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Excellent service and atmosphere. The steak was delicious. I would prefer the option of having more than one choice of starch: eg. baked potato, pasta, or rice. Otherwise, our meals were superb, and service was very friendly.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Dinned on Christmas Eve and while the restaurant was full service was great. Good value for their fix price menu especially with wine pairing. Very enjoyable evening. Mahalo

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Had an amazing experience at Vino on Christmas Eve. Food was amazing & an outstanding value. Had the Christmas dinner special w/ wine pairing. Exceptional. Can’t get a better deal than this. Great food, fantastic wine & Chuck’s amazingly dry, but witty jokes that will keep you laughing & engaged all night. Staff is wonderful & there is no better environment for a special night out!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Second night in a row. My new favorite place. Service, staff, food all excellent. Had the Seafood Bolognese. Just wonderful! Getting groups together to go. Will try to gather before and after the holidays.

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

I took my fiancée to Vino for her birthday - we went on her actual birthday - and not only did we thoroughly enjoy the food, wine, and ambiance, but the Vino server also brought my other half a free and very ono desert. The sommelier is also so much fun and very impressionable. Thanks Vino! We will be back!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Love, love, love this restaurant. Would go every night if I could afford it! Great food, great service. Owner circulates and speaks with everyone like you've been invited to his house. I had the gnocchi last night and am going back tonight for the cioppino style pasta. Can't wait!

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Great service and excellent food! We will be repeat customers for sure.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Romantic, Tasting Menu
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 14, 2017

wonderful food and of course best wine list in the city particularly for by the glass selections.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Tapas
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·Dined on December 14, 2017

Fantastic food and an even more fantastic wine list! Celebrating a friends birthday in a great atmosphere, but quiet enough we could still talk... A decent sized GF menu with a number of vegetarian options avaliable! Not an outrageously cheap night, but also could be priced much higher! Overall, had a fantastic experience and would come back again if celebrating in Waikiki

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Just go for the wine, that’s what this place is known for. The paella dinner, which was touted, was nothing more than a watered down version of seafood risotto, with three shrimp, two clams and a few bites of chicken, too much cheese (you don’t put cheese on paella) and way too much salt.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Excellent as always. Went to their Wine tasting event and Paella Night.

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Great spot... with modern Italian food and a charming hands-on owner. Easily Hawaii’s the best wine list and most knowledgeable staff—at all price points.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Great neighborhood wine bar and restaurant absolutely wonderful food at a reasonable price with great service

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Had a great meal. Ossobucco was incredibly tender. Service was very prompt but waitress left us alone when we wanted to wait before ordering. Wine was pricey but great selection. All in all, a great dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Notable Wine List, Cozy
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Excellent restaurant!!! I would highly recommend this couples who want to celebrate a special occasion.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 27, 2017

One of my daughters had been to this restaurant a number of times, but her two sisters and I hadn't, nor had my friend and her son. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Groups, People Watching, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Another great meal at Vino. Although we were there for Thanksgiving, we didn't try the holiday prix fixe menu & ordered from the regular & specials menu. Yum! I really enjoyed the BLT featuring the smoked pork belly. My dad loved the pretzel crusted calamari so much, I had to fight to get any for myself. Luckily they still were offering the salted caramel panna cotta for dessert. FAB! Dad has request we return soon.

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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Chef Keith's daily specials are locally sourced and delicious. Wine selections and parings with the food by Master Sommelier Chuck Furuya are perfectly matched.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Casual
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Very good. Will come back. Chuck was a very jovial host

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 19, 2017

I hadn't dined at Vino for years. But their Honolulu Restaurant Week menu looked nice and very reasonably priced. Since Chuck Furuya is a master sommelier, we figured the pair pairings would be good, and they were very good. The 4 course meal was rich in flavor. Chuck selected wines we had not heard of before, including wines from Sardinia and Greece. He came by each table and explained the wines. The pana cotta was rich and a wonderful way to end the dinner. Our dining experience made us realize that there's an excellent "local" Italian restaurant just down the street. We plan to return in a couple of weeks for a more "traditional" Italian dinner.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Enjoyed the very interpersonal service!

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 18, 2017

I was torn between 4 and 5 stars on most of the ranking categories. Overall I was very happy with the restaurant. All of the dishes I tried were delicious and the suggested wine pairings were all great. My only complaint is that the portions were rather small. I would prefer to pay a bit more and get a bit more. Even the pasta dish was small. C'mon--pasta is cheap; don't give me 11 noodles.

Despite that I would go back as everything else was really good.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Went with my wife, daughter, and her boyfriend and the food was delicious! We had the calamari, roasted Brussels sprouts, octopus, 0sso buco, truffled mc and cheese, Margherita pizza, and since it was restaurant week, I had their special prix fixe dinner with wine pairings. Every item was amazing! Also, the wine pairing were right on and complemented the tasting menu. Our waiter was pleasant and engaging. Would give it five thumbs up!!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 17, 2017

although we had reservations, we got the worst possible table, when other tables were available. the host finally changed our table after gentle prodding. waitress was not friendly, and seem tired. food was ok, not worth the trouble.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Up scale dinning without the feeling of being stuffy. Great service knowledgeable staff.

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