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605 S I St, Madera, CA 93637-4613
+1 559-674-0923
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Italian and American lunches and dinners, USDA Choice Steaks and Seafood...
Italian and American lunches and dinners, USDA Choice Steaks and Seafood. Full bar featuring local wines.
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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very cool spot - great service

I had lunch here with some clients - there were about 12 of us. It is a very nice place, but you can be comfortable in casual clothes or a suit. Either way - it works. The food is very good and the service is very good. The spread that comes with their bread is outstanding. It is a bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
bayouscrubs13
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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Shreveport, Louisiana
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I had lunch here with some clients - there were about 12 of us. It is a very nice place, but you can be comfortable in casual clothes or a suit. Either way - it works. The food is very good and the service is very good. The spread that comes with their bread is outstanding. It is a bit... More 

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Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Went to celebrate Valentine's early... We of course requested our fav server... She's been there forever. Everything was wonderful.. Dinner for two was a great deal and I wish they ran a special like that every now and then through out the year... Way to go Vineyard staff and of course our fav Michelle!!

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Madera, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We have been enjoying The Vineyard for many years. The food, friendly service, & great wine make dining there a pleasure.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There is always a daily special. All the dishes are excellent and well prepared. A little pricey but worth it.

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Chowchilla, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I took the wife to the Vineyard for dinner on Valentine's day. I had a reservation and we were seated a few minutes after arriving. The food was excellent. The wife and I both had the rib eye steak that was cooked perfect for our taste. The only complaint about the food was they were out of the Fried Mozzarella... More 

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

On a 1 1/4 hour lunch recess from court, we chose The Vineyard, 1/2m from the courthouse. Without a reservation, in a very busy dining room, our party of four was warmly welcomed and seated immediately. We informed our server of our abbreviated time and she fell in step with a rhythm that fit perfectly into our time window. A... More 

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berendaranch, Guest Relations Manager at The Vineyard, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We're so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and were accommodated appropriately to suit your schedule. We would love to see you again in the future! More 

Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The restaurant is nice. But the food pretty mediocre. I ordered the Duck salad and they completely ruined the duck. It was chewy and hard. I also ordered the chicken "Mary". The best part of that were the veggies. Again the chicken was VERY HARD and flavorless!!! Total bill for one person w tip.... $80!!! Definitely NOT worth it. Go... More 

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berendaranch, Guest Relations Manager at The Vineyard, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We're extremely sorry to hear about your poor experience, however! We deeply apologize for the errors and that you did not enjoy your entrees. If you would consider giving us another shot in the future we would love to make it up to you! More 

Fresno, California
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Best Restaurant in Madera. Great Meditrain food. Good Service and good valua for all Occasion. A must try when traveling down Hwy 99

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berendaranch, Guest Relations Manager at The Vineyard, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving such a nice review! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Please come and visit us again soon! More 

Madera, CA
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The restaurant seating was mostly full so we asked to be seated in the bar area. This actually worked out great because we like having mixed drinks with lunch. Our server, 'Joy', was a real joy. She was very knowledgeable and recommended the 'Raisin Grower' sandwich which was fantastic; toasted raisin bread with ham and Swiss cheese. But even better... More 

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berendaranch, Guest Relations Manager at The Vineyard, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear about your great experience! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a sparkling review. We will be sure to pass along the compliments to Joy and hope that next time you're around you'll come back and visit. More 

Singapore
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I walked into this establishment on a quiet Monday night and on the wall you see reviews of the restaurant, many of which are from over a decade ago. Perhaps newer and more recent reviews featured on this wall would be a good touch, because I mostly read these to get an idea of what to order. It's interesting how... More 

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berendaranch, Guest Relations Manager at The Vineyard, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving such a well written, detailed review! It's very much appreciated. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you again in the future. Thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 605 S I St, Madera, CA 93637-4613
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Madera
  • Phone Number: +1 559-674-0923

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Description

Italian and American lunches and dinners, USDA Choice Steaks and Seafood. Full bar featuring local wines.
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?