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Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe

2879 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA 93441
805-688-7265
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Ranked #2 of 11 Restaurants in Los Olivos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Highway 154
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Marco Island, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

great appetizers--- really great Cheese tray French fries Hummus Sandwiches were all great-- group of our6 Brie was the best we ever had!!

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Newport Beach, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

delicious food. great wine selection. the salmon and vegetables were fresh - can honor requests such as no garlic - cute seating outside or inside by the fireplace. bar area with tv too. right in the center of town. bathroom always seems out of something every time i am there though! bring purell! can reserve private dining room in the... More

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stopped for lunch at this main street Los Olivos venue and were thrilled with the experience. The food was fantastic. Two of us had delicious cheese ravioli in a mushroom sauce. The surprise of not seeing the typical red-based marinara sauce was quickly overwhelmed by the taste of the succulent dish. Two of us had fresh salads made from... More

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Scotts Valley
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Okay, my wife loves wine tasting so off we went to Solvang for a couple of days... She had eaten at the Wine Merchant Café on her last visit in June and remembered they had TV at the bar, so we went to watch the Giants do there thing against St. Louis and settled in at the bar for dinner.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Even if we had an enormous choice of eateries in Los Olivos-which there isn't -this would be our number 1 place every time. For the second year in a row, and with more nights to visit, we found Los OLivos Cafe to be fabulous .Whether sitting at the bar, glass of beautiful wine in hand, or sitting in the main... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Restaurant is in a beautiful small town, We are greeted with smiles from the staff & felt like we were regular customers. Service was faultless, the children had pizza, we all had pasta which was really great. A huge wine list (as expected!) we bought a few bottles to bring home. Next time, if were lucky enough to get to... More

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San Diego, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

While lunch did include glasses of good Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from their 'specials' menu, we found Los Olivos Wine merchant Cafe a wonderful break from wineries and tasting rooms. Great service from Stephanie, and we enjoyed every morsel of the flatbread with hummus and tapenades, as well as a Grilled Rubin Sandwich we shared. The kitchen split the Rubin... More

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San Jose, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We had the Alba Pizza mushroom trio, ricotta, arugula, parmesan, four cheese, truffle oil and house made ravioli, mushroom & ricotta, mushroom trio, porcini cream, parmesan. We came for a late lunch in transit from LA to San Jose. We've been to the restaurant several times in the past. This time around I choose the ravioli since I have had... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great lunch spot with a lovely front patio on the quiet (when we visited on Monday) street. I recommend the crimini ravioli - it was luscious!

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Huntington Beach, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We had the potato soup special and it was sublime. A chef told me once judge a restaurant by its soup. If it is made with care you can be assured the rest of the meal will have the same care. That proved to be true here. While we were in a hamburger mood, the quality of the beef with... More

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