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Vin 909 Winecafe

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909 Bay Ridge Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21403
410-990-1846
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great pizza, sliders, and wine

The palate at this restaurant is excellent. My wife and I usually go for lunch to avoid the crowds at dinner. We usually elect pizza and sliders. These are easily paired with wine by the glass.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Michael L
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Mitchellville, Maryland
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Mitchellville, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The palate at this restaurant is excellent. My wife and I usually go for lunch to avoid the crowds at dinner. We usually elect pizza and sliders. These are easily paired with wine by the glass.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

People line up 30+ minutes before doors open for dinner to get a seat at Vin 909 with good reason. There are many reviews which talk about how great the food is and how wonderful the staff is. I will add to all those positive comments by saying: 1. Order the butterscotch pudding, even if you think you don't like... More 

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Riva, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

As a local, I try to talk friends out of going to Vin 909 on the weekends. The line starts before the doors even open. Two other couples, each with 2 kids, insisted. Boy was I worried. Five adults, four kids under 10 on a Sunday night???? We got there 30 minutes before opening and got seated at two nearby... More 

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ANNAPOLIS, MD
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71 reviews 71 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I hate restaurants that won't take reservations...but this one is worth the wait! I have been a dozen times..best pizza I have eaten, best Caprese salad, best clams and Sausage, best clam pasta, best beet salad...great and inexpensive wine list...and they make the dough, sauce, charcuterie and cheese themselves! Wow! Menus change by season! It is a wonderful restaurant, unfussy,... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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142 reviews 142 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

So as I'm sitting across my husband facing the kitchen I'm secretly devising a plan (after tasting the food) on how to kidnap one of the chefs Haha do I sound crazy?! Good! Cause the food is just that good! Holy cow! I can not stop thinking about this place! (Disclaimer:Everything is going to be written with exclamations so just... More 

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Elon College, North Carolina
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77 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My wife and I were in Annapolis for one night and were disappointed to have to wait for 45 minutes on a Wednesday night. The wine selection was good, we shared a cheese plate which offered four different cheeses which were all excellent. Then we ordered a pizza which was also excellent. Would have given better rating were it not... More 

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Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We recently moved to Annapolis from out-of-state. A friend suggested we try Vin 909 for their fine pizza and great atmosphere. Overall, we didn't think we could find a better pizza than from The Hill in St. Louis, but Vin was just as good. We enjoyed several lunches at Vin 909 and were pleased with the quality of the food,... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We LOVE this restaurant. It is possibly the best in all of Annapolis, and that's saying a great deal as that town has many good and great restaurants. Vin 909 gives a personal touch to the food. We ate at the "chef's counter" where we could watch them prepare the food. This place is clean, fresh, creative, and the chef... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There is never less than a 45 minute wait here and they won't take a reservation or call ahead. Food is interesting and good, but I'm not sure it warrants a 'great', especially with that wait time. We do love that everything is made in-house, butterscotch pudding to die for.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant enlightened me with the most delicious pizza I have ever had... Unfortunately (but also fortunately for food fanatics such as myself), they change their menu so frequently that I was never able to have it again! It was called the 'Cowboy Pizza', which they CAN make custom for you as long as they have all of the ingredients.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 909 Bay Ridge Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21403
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410-990-1846

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pizza

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