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Vino Wine & Tapas Room

4.5
514 reviews
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$30 and under
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Tapas / Small Plates
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  • Good for a Date
  • Tapas
  • Live Music
Vino Wine and Tapas Room Restaurant, a European-style wine tasting restaurant in the heart of San Fernando Valley, California (Encino, Ventura Blvd), offers a delicious alternative to the same old dining experience and more than 100 wines into the establishment, which diners can pair with myriad cheeses and tapas.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Tapas / Small Plates, Spanish, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Weekdays: 11am-12am;
Daily Happy Hour: 4pm - 7pm
Weekends: 11am-2am.
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Phone number
(818) 343-2525
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Private dining in a beautiful, authentic Spanish setting for any luncheon or dinner functions of up to 30 guests. From exceptional tapas and wine to full sit down dinner and wine pairing, let Vino cater your next unforgettable event!
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Private party contact
Alla Volk: (866) 944-0661
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Catering
Catering featuring the finest in Tapas and Continental Cuisine
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Lindley and White Oak
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Parking details
Street parking; Parking in the rear anywherea after 6pm-- enter through Lindley behind the Arco.
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Entertainment
Wednesday: The guitar duo of 'Pancho' and 'Sancho' bring a playful Spanish flare to today's top hits with an energy to keep the night going.

Thursday: Roger Espinoza brings the traditional Spanish Flamenco sounds to the room with a vivacity and precision that lifts the heart.

Friday: Dominican Latin-Jazz guitarist, Richard Gomez, also brings the sounds of France, Spain and the Middle East on his guitar with improvised hand drumming that gets the Friday night started properly.


Saturday: Yussi keeps the spirit alive with fast paced Spanish flares on his guitar and a wide variety of music ranging from the streets of Barcelona to Zeppelin's Ladder to Heaven.
Yussi
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Special events & promotions
Private events, Executive Luncheon, group wine tastings

We are featuring DineLA Happy Hours from 4-7 and 10:30 until close, from April 27th until May 1st for LA Happy Hour Week. Come join us during this time for Moonlight Late Happy Hour.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 514 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.1
service
4.5
ambience
4.3
value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Outstanding experience, phenomenal food, environment and service! Loved it!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Everything was amazing except they brought out my dinner but my wife’s dinner was not brought out. It took them an hour to realize that they were out of the scallops she ordered and then it took another 30min to get served rack of lamb, which the owner wouldn’t comp for us. But we had a blast!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent we love it the owners and servers are kind & helpful

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Junebaby (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

This was my third visit to this tapas room. The ambiance is that of a neighborhood bar. At happy hour the place is hopping. The food is mostly good though uninspired. The ceviche is excellent the two eggplant dishes are good though the one with the drizzled honey is sometimes a bit greasy. The fillet mignon skewer is excellent as well. I would recommend adding few more items to the menu.
The service was friendly fast and excellent. On our last outing there was a guitar player. Though the musician was good, the place is too small for the volume of the music and it rendered conversation almost impossible.
I would heartily recommend this place for happy hour and a casual evening out.

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Aimee (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

I come here often and I love it! They have an amazing wine list with great variety; there's something for every palate and price point. Their tapas are delicious as well, a lot of comfort food and heavy on the potatoes, meat, and cheese. Ambiance is great and there's live music every time I have gone on weekends. Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Nice place to have a bite to eat and talk. Friendly service and nice atmosphere. Not authentic Spanish tapas but the food was good.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

When we arrived they didn't have our reservation. The owner sat us on a back room with no view to the main room so we couldn't see or hear the performer. The Tapas were good but the main courses were not that good. All orders came one at a time with some time elapse in between.employees were courteous.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

We really like it. The mood was chill food was great service was good and they had a guy playing the guitar. Definitely want to go back

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vipLADiner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Food is delicious; atmosphere on back patio is great; wine by glass is overpriced ( most $16+) Service - horrible

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Great gem in then the Valley! Food is fantastic. Nice ambiance.

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MeganS (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

The back patio is seriously beautiful! Excellent food and wine as well. Loved it.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

Excellent Experience Overall!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

Service was slow. After the appetizer was brought after a while They brought my steak almost cold .The plate was not heated so the French fries got cold fast.My wife's salmon was brought almost half way after they brought mineThe food was tasty and the music great

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Gill (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

Great food and ambiance. Love the live guitar but it is too loud in the main room to be able to have a comfortable conversation.

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Rachel (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

A small hot spot with amazing Spanish cuisine and live music. Best Paella in town!

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vipladyZ (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Don't think they are use to taking reservations since we were told the wait would be over an hour. Waited until a spot opened up at the bar instead after 30 mineuuts and sat there. But this is still one of my favorite neighborhood gems.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

We had a beautiful variety of dishes from the tapas menu and loved almost everything, potato balls, short rib, eggplant chips, bacon wrapped dates. We paired it with a wine flight. Our table was too small for the amount of food and wine but otherwise it was very nice. Service was unbelievably fast. Great experience for a birthday on a Saturday night.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on October 19, 2017

My friend and I went for the first time and We had such a pleasant time. The acoustic guitarist enhanced the whole environment. And We even caught Happy Hour!

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Janet (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on October 6, 2017

I have been here many times but this time wasn't as great. The service took forever and some things were just not good, like the meatballs that were filled with mint leaves (not described on menu) and the ceviche barely had any fish in it. The mushroom soup was really good though. It was way too loud in there to have a conversation also. In general I really like this place so I hope this was a rare occasion.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on September 29, 2017

First try in this place and I would say that it is a very nice experience. It's small restaurant but cozy. I love jazz music and I love that they have someone infront performing instrumental jazz. I went here for a business meeting and we all enjoyed the night with wine and cheese plate. Will definitely come back for hang outs.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on September 23, 2017

Service was not so great, however, I like the atmosphere of this restaurant. The food is also pretty good quality. I do not know if I'd ever return to this restaurant again because it is not very memorable. I believe service should always supersede the whole restaurant.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 21, 2017

Great good yes

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Charli (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 20, 2017

Great food with many GF, vegetarian and vegan options. Everything was great! Amazing happy hour and live entertainment at 7pm. We loved it!!!

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dodgerbarbie (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 15, 2017

It was exactly what I was hoping when I booked the reservation. Quiet, but not overly quiet. Really pretty setting, nice wine list and a great cheese board. The service was lovely -- never intrusive, but always there when we needed something. If it were a bit closer to me, I'd be back already.

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vipGourmet (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 4, 2017

Great tapas and wine list. Terrific happy hour. Friendly service. Entertainment

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vipNewmies (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 3, 2017

Enjoy 4 different tapas at happy hour. It was quite busy, we were happy to see, but service was good anyway.

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Tiff (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on August 26, 2017

I was truly disappointed in this restaurant I ordered the filet minon medium. First the brought the steak medium well then they remade it Raw to wear you could not cut through the meat, then the Waitress took it back out it back on the grill (a good restaurant knows it looses all flavor when you put it back in the grill) and brought it Mack completely burnt I ate the side and just left the meat. To top it all off the waitress added a 20% tip to my bill?!? Who are you? Makes no sense. Will not be back.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on August 3, 2017

I truly enjoyed the food and wine options. The food is terrific, and we had an amazing Malbec then for dessert we could not find a non-dairy choice so we opted for a French liquor wine which was delicious and perfectly suited our meal. We were able to order GF, non-dairy, no-egg, meat-free options and left really full and delighted with the food and ambience. The service is genuine and we liked the fact they don't seem to rush you out - they want you to enjoy the dining experience and take your European-style time. I'll be back many times.

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venzocritic (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on July 28, 2017

My husband and I love coming to this place since we started dating. We love the guitarist playing and the wine. The food had changed a bit since we started coming here. This time there calamari were rubbery ... not tasty at all, we had to send it back. We also order ceviche, it was good but it was really missing the ceviche part... Very little fish. It was more like a salsa, good taste. The crispy eggplant was yummy but a bit too crispy... Almost burnt. Gladly the wine was excellent. We'll coming back for wine and music. Food tonight was a bit off. We hope gets better again.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on July 21, 2017

Good wine bar & great tapas. We enjoy the atmosphere either in the restaurant or in the enclosed outside area.

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