About Vines Grille and Wine Bar
Vines is a luxury, boutique restaurant offering exquisite dining in an upscale and vibrant atmosphere. Our mission is to create an incomparable experience for our guests that artfully blends contemporary sophistication and tradition. We are located in the center of Orlando's Restaurant Row, just minutes from the Convention Center. Locally owned for over 12 yrs creating a truly unique Orlando dining experience.
Vines boasts a menu that includes only the very best USDA Prime Beef, Wagyu, wild caught fresh seafood, all-natural poultry, lamb and seasonally inspired specials.
Over the years, Vines has acquired one of the largest and most comprehensive wine lists in the country and has been recognized with various awards including “Best Award of Excellence” by Wine Spector Magazine.
Live jazz performances every night in our “trendy” lounge and Jazz Club providing our guests with an unparalleled ambiance.
Steakhouse, Seafood, American
Hours of Operation:
BAR HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 4pm-1am
Friday & Saturday: 4pm-2am
RESTAURANT/DINNER HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 4pm -11pm
Friday-Saturday: 4pm -12am
Dr. Phillips Blvd
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Jazz every evening starting at 7pm.
We have a parking lot available as well as complimentary valet service.
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Hour Daily (including Saturday & Sunday) in our Bar/Lounge starting at 4pm - 7pm. Half Price Wines by the glass, $5 Premium cocktails, Half off Bar Appetizers. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT DAILY @ 7PM.
Vines Grille & Wine Bar is a locally owned & operated boutique restaurant offering exquisite dining in an upscale and vibrant atmosphere. Private space for groups from 10 to 220. We are also available for full buyouts and feature an outside covered veranda.
Vines Grille and Wine Bar Ratings and Reviews
If you like see the same old thing (over ...
If you like see the same old thing (overpriced seafood and steaks), served in atmosphere where the bar is full of noisy "bros", a band is playing music so loud that you need a bullhorn to communicate with your fellow diners, and you enjoy waiting 45 minutes for your food to arrive when there are less than 50 people in the attendance, then this place is PERFECT for you. On the plus side, some of the best service we've had in the area: well-orchestrated among several waiters, an attentive sommelier, and an ever-present, but somewhat oblivious floor manager, all of whom were apologetic for nearly everything mentioned above. The food arrived well-prepared, nothing special, other than the price. The "chef's special" was little more than an 8oz filet ($39) with several of the pricey a la carte items added to it: a lobster tail with 3 oz of crab meat draped over it ("Stuffed Lobster Tail" +$20), plus "Oscar" (a 4" king crab shank, +$15), making for a $74 spectacular disappointment. (Note: I am an "expense account" diner, but this was a shocking excuse for a "special"). Dining companion had the twin medallions, wrapped in bacon, mushroom risotto: very nice. Wine was a nice Mount Veeder cabernet. Hit of the evening: the key lime cake. Was cool to see the fresh whip cream shake as the band played on... You simply cannot combine fine dining with overly loud music. It just doesn't work. Couple that with a kitchen full of slow pokes and ownership that needs to find an identity (Are we a wine bar? Are we a nightclub? ), and you have a place that can only survive on the pocket books of unsuspecting tourists.
Was recommended by Ritz Carlton. Very ...
Was recommended by Ritz Carlton. Very disappointed. Lettuce wedge sitting in water, Sea Bass was good but steak over cooked. Wine was good. Just a disappointed in that we had hard time hearing each other talk as a band had music turned up too loud. We did not stay and have dessert
Everything was fantastic!! I can't wait ...
Everything was fantastic!! I can't wait to come back!
It was a wonderful anniversary dinner ev ...
It was a wonderful anniversary dinner even after dinner we moved to the bar and had a few more cocktails !
I really enjoyed our visit and the food ...
I really enjoyed our visit and the food was delicious and priced reasonably. The service was excellent and everyone was extremely friendly, but very professional! The waiters were very attentive to our party's needs! If you're looking for a place to make a lasting impression on that person, then, Vines Grille is the place to visit!
Music was too loud. We were seated early ...
Music was too loud. We were seated early prior to the evening rush. When we requested a change of table due to the loud music our waiter said no. He stated All the empty tables had reservations. A few minutes later we again told our waiter it was just too loud, our table was near the bar. He again said no, we then asked for the check, at which point he quickly checked and was then able to move us. The noise level was reduced by 50%. We were then able to enjoy the rest of our anniversary meal.
The live music was such that it could al ...
The live music was such that it could always be heard but never interrupted the conversation at the table. Nice......
My only comment is that the current menu ...
My only comment is that the current menu is significantly different from the online menu. Three of items that we went for were no longer available. Staff was very helpful and attentive.
Excellent steak, lobster and rack of lam ...
Excellent steak, lobster and rack of lamb. Made an excellent desert for birthday. But the wine list is on the very high end as well as the cocktails.
One of the worst restaurants I haven din ...
One of the worst restaurants I haven dined at. The food was terrible, the service even worst. Started out with insipid tuna tartare, foie gras and king Crab claws. Had a conversation with the waiter regarding a particular wine. He answered questions and then admitted to not even having heard the questions! We ordered a bunch of sides, they came after the meal. Attempted to order a second bottle of wine. They brought the wrong one twice. The rare steak was more of a charred chunk of overcooked meat. The sea bass was hard from sitting under a food lamp. The soup came after the meal. There are many other restaurants worth your time and calories!
Outstanding service and food. Perfect fo ...
Outstanding service and food. Perfect for business and personal dining. The sommelier was superb in his recommendations and contributed to a very nice evening.
Great place for special occasions, and a great Bar
The Bar Menu and live Jazz works well, and is a great experience...
Top of an evening
You are looking for memorable meal and evening for a special time. I can think of no other place but Vines in Orlando that can give you that feeling. Every person I have brought to this establishment has loved the atmosphere. Even if you just go for drinks and music which I have done you are richly rewarded with a nice time. I will be back on my next trip to the area. My Chilean Sea Bass was outstanding as well as my daughter's Filet Mignon and my wife's Salmon. Thank you
Cannot measure the quality of the food, service or wine list. Wonderful experience overall!!!
visiting in from Oklahoma and locals rec ...
visiting in from Oklahoma and locals recommended. apple amount of great food for the value service was fantastic !
This was a business dinner for customers I host each year. The event was in Orlando this year so I selected Vines based on research. The dinner reservation for 20 people was made 6 weeks prior. Two weeks prior the catering manager contacted me to ask if we would use a catering menu as they had a number of large parties and it was suggested that using a catering menu would improve our dining experience. Unfortunately that was not the case. It took over 3 hours to get through our meal and that was due to the slowness of service. They frequently forgot drink orders or were wrong when they arrived and had to ask for water refills. It took 2 hours to get our main entre from the time we ordered off the preset menu, which only had 4 selections. We had to request a status of our entres multiple times from the waiter and manager as many tables around us turned over with guests while we sat there waiting for our food. Looking at the service of other tables, it seems they are not able to service large parties. The food was good but not above average. You may consider for small parties but not large groups.
The food food was fantastic. The service ...
The food food was fantastic. The service was wonderful. The jazz band was great! A perfect hang out spot for friends and a great dinner for dates/couples. Will definitely go back.
hostess needs training
we were jammed against another table when the restaurant was empty at 4pm
Very disappointing night. The service wa ...
Very disappointing night. The service was subpar. Our main server came over only twice during dinner. Food was so so. Steak was bland and the special "bolognese" was tasteless and the meat was tough.
Always a wonderful experience at Vines. ...
Always a wonderful experience at Vines. Love the fresh oysters and grilled octopus. The wine list is magnificent, a real Disneyland for wine lovers!
Excellent restaurant!!! Great food and a ...
Excellent restaurant!!! Great food and a superb waitstaff.
Only one word, EXCELLENT!!!! I really ha ...
Only one word, EXCELLENT!!!! I really have a great Birthday dinner!!!!
My husband and had a wonderful time and the steak was nice a juicy!
Great food, great jazz
We went for the life jazz and good good and were not disappointed. My steak was perfectly cooked despite being nearly 2" thick, and my wife loved her fish. Appetizers were a bit large but the dessert was the perfect size, and delicious. Good selection of wines by the glass. And the service was outstanding - there when you needed them but otherwise unobtrusive, letting you enjoy the food and the music.
Octopus appetizer was amazing!! We also ...
Octopus appetizer was amazing!! We also had oysters and scallops that were delicious. The staff was phenomenal and attentive. My new favorite restaurant in Orlando by a long shot!!
Happy Hour at Vines
A great happy hour during the week and an amazing cheese board! Live music in the bar and we enjoyed an extremely well prepared burger. They have a variety of cocktails to choose from also if you're not a wine lover!
The lobster stuffed with crab was delici ...
The lobster stuffed with crab was delicious and well appreciated.
Good Date Night
The manager was very helpful and nice. We could tell he was compensating for the waitress that was having a tough time managing the tables. Great Fresh Food at a high price point. Would go back on special occasion or date night.
Farewell Dinner for Family
Brought four guests here for a farewell dinner since they were ending a week long vacation at my house in Orlando. Vines is my favorite restaurant in the area because of the food, the wine list, the service and the music and I wanted to treat my family to something special. I usually get beef here but this time we all ordered either sea bass or chicken. Both choices were nicely prepared. I also asked our server to have the chef prepare a special dessert for us which was very well done. Finally, we had a nice dessert wine to finish our meal. Vines did their typical fine job.
Excellent happy hour! Live jazz! Good fo ...
Excellent happy hour! Live jazz! Good food! Great experience.
Meal was amazing
Meal was amazing
Vines offered a combination of quality a ...
Vines offered a combination of quality and relaxation with a twist of delectable. The sea bass was seared to perfection and my sides were delicious. I would definitely visit again.
Very good; room to do better
This is basically an upscale steakhouse; could be more. Food was very good. Service was a little too good - 4-5 people "checking" on us constantly, a few particularly chatty (we were there to celebrate an anniversary; at least some private time, please!). Every bottle we asked for on published wine list was substituted, either year or grape. Update list or warn at time of order is better. Although list is extensive, it has no TOC, making comparisons difficult. Warm, dark wood atmosphere is nice. Could barely hear music from our table & jazz is one of the "set-aparts" of this place. If this restaurant wants to be one of the best, it has to up its game. P.S. Our "primary" server, Al, was terrific; attentive but unobtrusive. Hint, hint.
horrible reception people
I had a reserve to dinner with clients and the Acomodating people sit us 1 hour later Never will reserve again. The musicians people It is the only thing worth wue.
This place was recommended by a business client that went there the night before we did. Beautiful food, beautiful waitresses and bartenders. Love it. My only very very small issue was they had a 2008 Amarone wine listed and they only had 2011. Now the 2011 was great and we had 2 bottles. This small attention to detail will make them unmatched in the area. I highly suggest everyone to go there. You won't be disappointed
Great local option
My husband and I were visiting Orlando for a few days and wanted to try some local fare. I found Vines on Open Table. The dinner was excellent. The service was very good. I recommend it and will go back again when we're in town.
Just an absolutely phenomenal restaurant ...
Just an absolutely phenomenal restaurant. Everything on the menu is outstanding especially the Sea Bass. The live jazz music sets this restaurant apart from everywhere else
We always dine at Vines every time that ...
We always dine at Vines every time that we are Orlando and we have never been disappointed. We look forward to our next visit.
Absolutely Awful !!!!
Absolutely Awful !!!! appointing experience in your restaurant last night where we booked to celebrate my wife's special 60th Birthday. We were seated by the bar area behind the reception desk where it was noisy with crowds of people pushing past all the time pushing our chairs and interrupting us - not a pleasant experience. Twice we had to ask a group of men if they could quiet down and at least moderate their very bad language and they were very offensive - We mentioned this to a member of your staff who agreed that it was not acceptable - but did nothing about it... We enjoyed the food generally , However our celebrations had to be cut short and were spoilt....... My wife was so upset. Yours T.Hull I have written the above direct to the establishment who have not bothered to respond
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