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About Vino Wine & Tapas Room

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.

18046 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91316
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Tapas / Small Plates, Spanish, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Weekdays: 11am-12am;
Daily Happy Hour: 4pm - 7pm
Weekends: 11am-2am.

Cross Street:
Lindley and White Oak

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(818) 343-2525

Website:
http://www.vinowinetapas.com/

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

Catering:
Catering featuring the finest in Tapas and Continental Cuisine

Parking Details:
Street parking; Parking in the rear anywherea after 6pm-- enter through Lindley behind the Arco.

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!

Private Party Contact:
Alla Volk: (866) 944-0661

Additional:
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

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.

Vino Wine & Tapas Room Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.1

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Tapas (12)
Notable Wine List (10)
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Live Music (8)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Bar Seating (6)
Casual (5)
Good for a Date (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Cozy (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Authentic (2)
Fun (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Business Meals (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Great Beer (1)
Healthy (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 7 days ago

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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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 7 days ago

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.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Bar Seating, Great Beer
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·Dined on October 20, 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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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 7, 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.

Tags: Tapas
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·Dined on September 24, 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.

Tags: Tapas, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Great good yes

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 21, 2017

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

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Casual, Tapas
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 16, 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.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Tapas, Bar Seating, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 5, 2017

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

Tags: Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 4, 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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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 27, 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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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 4, 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.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 29, 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.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 22, 2017

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

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Good place for wine and tapas. The food was very good and a good value. The wine list was very good as well. We were there for the last 30min of happy hour so they were packed and the service was slightly slow at the start. But in the end the service was great.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Pleasant experience with the best tasting Sangria I have ever had. Atmosphere was awesome along with food. Service was good and some items where sold out off of the menu. That's okay because the food is really good!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Fabulous food and service. Music nice but way too loud, had to leave.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Happy Hour
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 8, 2017

When we were there it was the hottest day so far this year and A/C wasn't working. We were sweating profusely as we dined. Didn't help that it felt crowded and that the sangria was served warm. We had to add ice to it, which watered it down.

The entrance to the restaurant was dirty and there was a lot of graffiti on the building. Restroom was also dirty.

Overall, was disappointed. Only recommend going there in the winter.

Tags: Seasonal, Happy Hour, Tapas, Casual, Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 25, 2017

The food and service was fabulous! The music was our only problem... it was extremely loud. It would have been lovely at many decibels less.

Tags: Happy Hour, Tapas, Romantic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Good attentive service
Food was delicious
Live music was refreshing

Tags: Good for a Date, Live Music, Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Excellent. I recommend for date nights. I go at least once a week :)

Tags: Live Music
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Good food, a bit noisy if you really wanna talk. Service could have been better

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 8, 2017

I had wanted to take my adult sons to a different experience in cuisine and after seeing the 4 star rating on YELP, I decided to try this place. I was extremely pleased when I arrived at the restaurant because the atmosphere was more intimate and had a great vibe. My sons had never been to a tapas style restaurant and so we ordered a number of different dishes including fillet skewers, fried calamari, short ribs, mushrooms, and some chicken croquettes. They loved all the dishes as did I. We had a glass of their fresh sangria which was also quite delicious. And to It off we had a little banana bread dessert. The yelp ratings were right on target and I would highly recommend this restaurant as a great neighborhood gen where you could have some authentic tasty bites.

Tags: Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Authentic, Fun, Casual, Cozy, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 4, 2017

Great food, wonderful service and the entire experience is delightful! Our server, Star is the best!

Tags: Cozy, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Third time there. Seated immediately. Flavorful dishes. Good wine and service.

Tags: Quick Bite, Tapas, Casual, Live Music
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 31, 2017

It is always nice to have a relaxing time at Vino & Tapas. The food is yummy and the service is great. It has a warm cozy atmosphere.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Tapas, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 28, 2017

I love this place. Great ambience, good good. My only issue is that, like with many tapas places, the cost can add up quickly.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 27, 2017

All of our food was absolutely delicious! Seasoned well and service was really quick. Definitely will be back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Live Music, Tapas, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Romantic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 22, 2017

Interesting menu. Live music. Relaxing atmosphere.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 19, 2017

I went for a date and there was amazing live music to complement the delicious tapas! Every plate was delicious and the wine was great as well (and fairly priced!) so I will certainly be back again soon!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Romantic, Late-night Find, Tapas, Bar Seating, Cozy, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 18, 2017

Food was good, music was kind of loud for such a small place but overall great experience!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Live Music, Bar Seating, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 18, 2017

It was very cold and I asked that the air be turned down... I froze the entire time(even had a leather jacket on) other than that the server was upbeat and attentive, just forgot to ask how everything was... ie: I ordered the bubbly flight. Three different glasses of bubbly, they all tasted exactly the same. A few of the items that said they contained chicken, seemed to have a lot of cheese and creamy tastiness, but no discernable chicken meat or flavor. The filet skewers, were tender, but had very little to no flavor. Upon our server's suggestion, we ordered a potato dish, that was sadly drowned in a very spicy sauce, that seemed to be the exact same sauce that was on the chicken/potato balls. We were very disappointed. BUT, the place has potential and an incredibly diverse wine list.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Food was amazing and the environment was very nice ❤️

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Delicious tapas and excellent wine as well as outstanding service!

Tags: Live Music, Bar Seating, Fun
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 10, 2017

Excellent respite

Tags: Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Wonderful place to gather with friends or enjoy date night. Everything from the food, to the wine, to the music and the service is just wonderful.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Food and service great but way too loud to enjoy it fully

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 28, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised with food and wine list! Definitely place to check out! The only disappointment was the fact that the waitress was trying very hard to sell is the most expensive bottle of wine based on her "personal taste" and I found her attitude a little bit pushy!

Tags: Casual, Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 28, 2017

Nice wine list, well-prepared food, lively, intimate setting

Tags: Fun, Live Music, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 17, 2017

Great place! Best sangria!

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