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About Eno Vino Wine Bar and Bistro
Eno Vino Wine Bar & Bistro Voted "Madison's Best Wine Bar" By Madison Magazine Readers, 2016. Eno Vino offers 200+ wines by the bottle & another 45 by the glass. From the beginning, Eno Vino was established as a place to share great wine, sensational, hand-crafted cocktails and fresh, inviting food. Whether you would like to entertain friends, enjoy an evening out with a loved one or unwind during happy hour ~ we invite you to enjoy an evening at Eno Vino!
Madison, WI 53717
Tapas / Small Plates, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Thursday: 4:00PM - 12:00AM, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 1:00am
Old Sauk Road
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
EVERY WEDNESDAY IS LADIES NIGHT - Specialty drinks in the bar & lounge area available for a special price ALL EVENING LONG!
HALF PRICE BOTTLES OF WINE FROM OUR MENU Sunday and Monday's - Enjoy dinner and a bottle of wine at half price (in our dining room only)
Eno Vino Bar & Bistro is available for any & all catering needs. Please email our Event Coordinator Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and date availability
Valet parking is available nightly.
Chef de Cuisine, Anibal Brandt
Private Party Facilities:
For further information and date availability, please contact our Event Coordinator, Sara at email@example.com
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Eno Vino Wine Bar and Bistro Ratings and Reviews
Fantastic! Molly our wait person was professional, helpful, attentive, and fantastic!
The dishes -
bacon wrapped shrimp
ahi tuna tacos
day boat scallops
center cut fillet
were all fantastic!
The wine? Fantastic! This place, the food, the experience - fantastic!
Great selection of small plates, and always delicious. Even more fun are the Wednesday Wine and Tapas food and wine pairings when the chef's creativity shines, making wonderful tastings to go with the interesting wine selections. Highly recommended and totally enjoyable. The chef comes out to describe his creation for each of 3 courses. Excellent friendly service always makes dining at Eno Vino very pleasant.
We were very disappointed. All the other times we visited for many years , the dishes were tasty with a clever display. But this time the calamari were burned and tough, the tuna taco had hardly any tuna in it and the beach cobbler could have been out of a can with a stale cookie on top. It did not help that the waiter was not personable or engaged. When we mentioned the burned calamari he just said: Oh, I am sorry about that. He was not interested to make it right. Too bad. I do not have a desire to go back.
Food was amazing as always. From the flatbread to the foie gras, everything we tried had unique flavors that married very well as a dish. The smoked salmon bruschetta is ridiculous, you need to try it, especially if you hate fish. The drink to have is the bel-air. It will change your life. Enough said. Not trying this menu and enjoying the outstanding service that every employee has to offer is something you'll regret if you live in or around Madison.
The service and atmosphere Eno Vino were pleasant. We selected this restaurant for our anniversary because there were so many delicious looking options on the menu. The flavor of seafood bisque was amazing and I was impressed with the big pieces of lobster and crab, however the mirepoix should have been sautéed longer- the chunks of almost raw celery & carrot were a put-off. The pommes frites would have been better if they were the European shoestring size instead of an American steak fry. They were also too liberal truffle oil (a little goes a long way), but the three dipping sauces were delicious. The best thing we ate was the portabella ravioli with brandy-cured foie gras. It was one giant pillow of flavors and textures and presented beautifully. The fig added to the scallops made the daybook scallops a creative dish. Our two signature martinis were fun and well balanced and there was a large selection of interesting wines by the glass.
We were in town for the Am Fam tournament and ended up eating here 3 nights! There are so many choices and I am gluten free so usually I only have a few. They were all Delish from the roasted tomato soup, the quail, fois gras to the bacon wrapped shrimp and the pork loin. Great wine selections and awesome service! See you next year.
We have been regulars here for many years. We tried the new downtown location a few weeks ago and thought it was great. However, coming back to the original and ordering some of the same dishes was like "coming home". The food was prepared with slightly more finesse and presentation; slightly more polished. The taste was similarly great, but in close race, I would be betting on the west side location finishing first by a nose. As usual the staff was amazing and attentive. The manager, Elyse, always seems to find time to drop by the table and say hello; no matter how busy. We will continue to visit both, but this will always be our place go for a great meal.
We have dined at Enos on several occasions and have always enjoyed the food and service. However tonight was not an enjoyable evening. It Took over 20 minutes to get a waiter and water and that was after notifying the hostess of the situation. 45 minutes later we got our first tapas order and then they forgot an order of baked brie. Our waiter never did bring our food and it seemed he was relaying on others to cover him. We love the food and wide variety of wine selections and have never had the horrible service we experienced tonight. We will try other places in the area and give Eno a break from our regular date nights for a while.
This was not our first time to Eno Vino, but was probably our least favorite visit. We like to go here with groups or special occasions. This time there were three adults and a kid. This is not a kid friendly restaurant. They dont have any kind of kid seating, nor do they have changing tables in the bathroom. I was very surprised by this since Madison is a city were parents do bring their kids out with them a lot.
The food was delicious as always, but the service was so slow. I enjoy a good lengthy meal, but this one was obnoxiously long. We were there for nearly three hours. Our server seemed to have tables both inside and out and was not very rushed in anything she was doing. The length of dinner wasn't that bad. After we were finished eating we waited 10 minutes before she came back to ask if we wanted dessert. We did, and she said she would bring us some menus, another 10 minutes later. Then it was 15 minutes until she came back to take our dessert order. At this time we ordered dessert and asked for the bill. A common thing to let the server know we were ready to go. She brought the bill out with the dessert, but again took over 10 minutes to come collect the bill so we could pay and leave. We spent an extra 50 minutes in the restaurant because of the slow service and it did bring our evening down.
Great service and a great meal in a rather obscure location in a strip mall. Don't let the exterior fool you. Once inside, you are in for a culinary experience as good as any in the entire city. Wine list is impeccably curated. Small plate theme is deceiving as all of the dishes are sizable even if smaller than normal entree portions. I recommend ordering as you go as the kitchen seems to be really on their game and keeps the pacing of dinner even keel with it's speed in pushing out delicious dishes.
Felt a bit rushed. Some dishes we ordered were good (loved the tomato soup with the grilled cheese); the day scallops were a bit overpriced ($26 for 3), the creme brulee with the brownie and raspberry preserves was a miss (too much preserves, brownie was a bit hard, and the custard was runnier than I liked). The pork belly was quite tender but it would have been better if it had crackly skin and the biscuit that came with it seemed dry.
We like trying new places, and this was a fun restaurant off the beaten path in Madison. Loved the vibe. The menu is creative. Good quality ingredients. Tapas are supposed to be small plates, but this was a tad pricey for the portion sizes. Loved the sweet chile calamari fries and lamb empenadas. Everyone raves about the portobello ravioli. It was good, but perhaps over-rated. Creme brulee was wonderful.
I use to give them 5 stars.
this visit was big disappointment
we arrives - no one is waiting or greeting you (we wait almost 5 min before anyone approach)
the sangria was ......"cheap white wine mix with water and one small slice of watermelon"....
i sent - via OpenTable - request for "1 min birthday ceremony" as it was my wife birthday. that was completely ignored
the Tuna taco was maybe 3 - for sure not 4 or 5
here is the deal: you cannot charge "5 stars level" and give food and service of "maybe 3"
at this price level - you CANNOT compromise service and you cannot serve ANYTHING under "4 stars" - actually 4.5 stars
Once again Eno Vino was an excellent choice for date night. We had the Korean short rib pot stickers and the bacon wrapped shrimp which were both delicious. It was fun to sit at the chef's table and watch all the food go by and yet have privacy for a quiet date night. We will be back soon!
Had a meal at Eno Vino for the first time. We held a business dinner and the food and service were excellent. Though busy, we were able to easily hold a conversation and the server brought out the different plates in a timely and thoughtful fashion. Our clients were excited that we did not go to someplace with standard fare. Choices in food and wine were plentiful and there was something for everyone. Will definitely be back.
We go here at least once or twice a month and have never been disappointed. If you are in town or only spend your time eating in downtown Madison, you really need to venture out to Eno Vino for a excellent dining experience. A few of our favorites are the Ahi Tuna Tacos (the shells are made from wontons), Beer braised pork tacos, the scallops and sea bass is an outstanding dish and finally the Green beans (the sauce is so damn good that we ask for bread to dip in it.
It was a wonderful first time experience. Went with a friend and while she was not pleased with one dish, management came out and apologized but wanted to check what it was specifically for their own feedback. A very professional thing to do. It was great that we could share plates and try each others choices. Server was fabulous! I would recommend and I'm planning on returning with other friends!
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