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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.
Encino, CA 91316
Tapas / Small Plates, Spanish, Wine Bar
Hours of Operation:
Daily Happy Hour: 4pm - 7pm
Lindley and White Oak
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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.
Catering featuring the finest in Tapas and Continental Cuisine
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
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
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!
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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