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Vine

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Californian, Contemporary
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211 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4714 (Del Mar Street)
19493612079
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: VINE is an all-encompassing Wine Country dining experience, featuring a...
VINE is an all-encompassing Wine Country dining experience, featuring a Wine Bar, Open Kitchen, and a Semi-Private Dining table in our Wine Room. It offers South Orange County residents a fine dining night out with a complete food and wine experience. VINE is a Wine Country Cuisine influenced by the Napa Valley and other wine producing regions. Our menu features exceptionally fresh & seasonal ingredients of the highest quality prepared daily from scratch. Menu selections include noteworthy meats, flavorful seafood, handpicked produce from our garden, and diverse beverage selections ranging from 8 craft beers on tap, signature craft cocktails, and over 25 worldwide wine selections by the glass.
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Just wonderful

This is what dining out is about. Very professional, friendly, knowledgable and sincere staff, right on! Cocktails are to die for, and very well explained. It's though to pick and it took me a while to make my final decision what to eat. Oysters are perfect. Lentils and leek soup was delicious and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

This is what dining out is about. Very professional, friendly, knowledgable and sincere staff, right on! Cocktails are to die for, and very well explained. It's though to pick and it took me a while to make my final decision what to eat. Oysters are perfect. Lentils and leek soup was delicious and made from scratch, rich; exactly how it... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

First, I can't say enough about the excellent service. They were friendly and attentive and really seemed interested in making sure we had a great experience. We shared starters: fried green tomatoes and honey duck wings. Both delicious and unlike anything we'd ever had. Two of us had kobe beef burgers, one had the scallop special and one had the... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We met for an early dinner on Sunday. The bartender was one of the best I've encountered. Suggested great drinks, made great drinks, modified drinks to accommodate tastes. He knows his stuff. And the food was delicious. The braised short rib and house made pasta had great flavors, all nicely balanced. The burger is so good that one member of... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

great food, stellar service, quaint little nook in the wine room. It was perfect for our party of 8. Private enough for us to relax and enjoy each other's company and the service could not have been better. I ordered pork osso bucco and it was absolutely delicious. Everyone seemed equally enthusiastic about their choices. After dinner ( and several... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a very attractive and fun restaurant with awesome menu and attentive service. The owner is always around and is very kind. The bar area is lively, energetic, very cool.

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Hubby ordered schnitzel and I ordered lamb shank. We shared a beet salad and a chocolate souffle for dessert. All were excellent. Service was outstanding! Ate outside on their little patio; but our waitress gave us a tour of the inside and their back garden before we left. Drinks and wine were excellent too. One of the owners selected the... More 

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San Clemente, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Vine has a fun drink menu, solid and fun food and a good vibe. It's a little pricey, but worth it. Their menu is not tailored to vegetarians, but they will be flexible to accomodate.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If not, he should have. Everything the waitress recommended was very good. Schnitzel (pork) was what I ate and it was gooood. This place arguably is the best restaurant in San Clemente. Recommended.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is a small owner-operated restaurant with a good vibe and excellent food. Loved the salmon and other seafood dishes. The chef is creative without being over-the-top. Foodies will like this place.

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We had a Thursday night dinner at Vine in San Clemente. It's along the crowded, busy downtown portion of El Camino Real and parking can be a problem. We were shown to our table immediately with no delay. Our server, Kirk, was courteous, friendly and accommodating. Some of the tables (including ours on this night) are side-by-side along a bench... More 

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Additional Information about Vine

Address: 211 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4714
Phone Number: 19493612079
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Californian, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 211 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4714
    (Del Mar Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: 19493612079

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Californian, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic

Description

VINE is an all-encompassing Wine Country dining experience, featuring a Wine Bar, Open Kitchen, and a Semi-Private Dining table in our Wine Room. It offers South Orange County residents a fine dining night out with a complete food and wine experience. VINE is a Wine Country Cuisine influenced by the Napa Valley and other wine producing regions. Our menu features exceptionally fresh & seasonal ingredients of the highest quality prepared daily from scratch. Menu selections include noteworthy meats, flavorful seafood, handpicked produce from our garden, and diverse beverage selections ranging from 8 craft beers on tap, signature craft cocktails, and over 25 worldwide wine selections by the glass.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?