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About Chez Vincent & Hannibal's on the Square
Located in the artsy area of Hannibal Square in Downtown Winter Park. Enjoy French food in a casual elegant atmosphere for lunch or dinner.Daily fares of Filet Migon, Grouper Provencale & traditional prepared Escargot. Fabulous private wine Cellar for parties up to 30. Perfect for corporate dinners, birthday celebrations or a lunch gathering. Meet your friends for a cocktail before at our beautiful piano lounge Hannibal"s on The Square. Live music Wednesday to Saturday evenings. ****Please let us know in your reservation request if you would like to sit in the Chez Vincent dining room or in Hannibal's lounge dining room****
Winter Park, FL 32789
French, Contemporary French
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room
Private Wine Cellar can seat up to 30 guests. Hannibal"s On The Square also available for private events.
Chez Vincent & Hannibal's on the Square Ratings and Reviews
This was a tail of two meals. My wife and I are new to the city and decided to check out Chez Vincent & Hannibal's on the Square for a date night. When we arrive, we were able to seat ourselves wherever since the restaurant was very open for 7:45 on a Friday night. Our server was nice and enticed us with the specials of the evening. The dessert for the evening was a chocolate soufflé, which I ordered for myself to give them plenty of time to prepare it. We had escargot as an appetizer, and a couple of glasses of wine. I ordered the Filet with a peppercorn sauce and the scallops while my wife ordered the Degustation.....a selection of offered entrées w/ coordinating sauces from the land, which included Rack of Lamb, Chicken Paupiette, Tenderloin of Pork, Filet Mignon, & Free Range Venison. This is the point where our experiences diverge, my food was prepared perfectly, where as my wife's meal was a bit of a train wreck. The chicken and venison were overcooked, and the filet, lamb and venison were poorly trimmed and full of sliver skin, so bad actually she couldn't even cut through the lamb with her steak knife. Our server was MIA after the food was delivered so we were unable to complain in a timely fashion, and when he came back to clear our table, my wife informed him of the way the food was brought out. To which he politely thanked her for her input. That's it. Now we expected to have the chef or manager visit us at this point...nope, no one. But the Chef did visit the table next to us while we were having our appetizer, so it does apparently happen. After a few minute, my soufflé arrived, but our waiter never asked if my wife wanted dessert. He made an incorrect assumption. He apologize and took her order of Apple Tarte Tatin. Again, her's was poorly executed. The apples were great, but the pastry was rubbery, like it was microwaved. The waiter comped her dessert, but all & all, this was way too expensive a meal for this type of experience.
I have never had a bad meal here. We keep coming back because it's so lovely to have a bit of France in our menu. The French Onion Soup - oh yeah - and their veal is noteworthy. Love that the bartender made my drink exactly as I asked, and we had a great wine.
Chef Vincent was wonderful as we celebrated our anniversary this past Tuesday. However, our server never put our order in for our appetizer of frog legs. This was THE item we were looking forward to until we decided on entree. We also felt rushed by our server.
The food is very good. I would visit again for the food quality; however, I will stay away because of the service and smell of sewer. The occasion was Mother's Day. The server rushed us at every opportunity regardless that they were not full. She worked other stations forgetting to bring drinks we ordered. Finally, at the end of the meal there was a strong smell of sewer. When we mentioned it the server just stated it was normal and happens frequently. Probably will not return.
First, I was not informed of the fixed priced menu. $35.00 was quite steep for salad or soup, a tiny, tiny piece of salmon/veggies and only 2 choices of dessert.
Second, my friend was not informed of the wine choice she had asked for, that is was unavailable and it was 30 minutes later before the server told her.
Third, I brought a bottle of champagne for my sister's birthday and the corkage fee was $25.00. WOW....
Overall not a great experience for Easter brunch/birthday. Very disappointed.
Drove from Davenport to try this restaurant. Nice ambiance and authentic decor. Menu had excellent choice for both apps and mains. Food was excellent. Service was prompt and courteous. Value much better than similar restaurants on I- Drive. If you are looking for French at,osphere and food this is worth the drive.
Our party of five enjoyed the dinner completely - from well-made cocktails through appetizers, dinner and dessert. We had a range of fish and meat entrées and all claimed there dish was delicious and enjoyable. The foie gras special had a little too much balsamic vinegar for my taste, and I felt that should've been more of a faint accent. The banana chocolate soufflé was tasty, fluffy, a nice chocolate sauce, and originally made, although a little "Eggy". But this notoriously temperamental dish was still delish. A very nice wine selection, including a nice selection of ports accompanied the meal well.
the venue was empty void of energy, other restaurants were hustling with business all around. the service was pretentious to say the least and the food was mediocrity at its finest. Not sure what all the hub bub is about but much like most of the restaurants in this area overpriced, okay food and service, no parking and not worth the trouble unless you want to try to rub elbows with all the other people trying to be seen. LOL Try Firebirds in Mills Park area far superior in every way
I went there to celebrate my wife's birthday and have a nice meal. I wrote in the special request portion of the app while making the reservation that it was my wife's birthday but during our visit, nor the chef or the staff mentioned anything about it. The good was very good, service was good and the wine list was great.
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