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Vino Loco

420 West Dearborn Street, Englewood, FL 34223
+1 941-473-8466
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Ranked #9 of 95 restaurants in Englewood
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas, Wine Bar
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: As featured in Coastal Living and Harbor Style Magazines, Vino Loco is more than a restaurant. Many of the ingredients utilzed in our Organic Dishes, such as Artisan Cheeses, Charcuterie, Olive Oils and Marconna Almonds are available to take home. Chef Katrina prepares exciting gourmet fare which change weekly. Our upscale but casual atmosphere is conducive to relaxing, whether inside or on our outdoor patio. Enjoy a glass of wine from our extensive pour list! Take home a chilled bottle from our cooler or a yummy red from the retail wine and gift shop. Be sure to check our website for Wine Tastings, Dinners and other exciting events. Our Catering Service offers an array of scrumptious dishes prepared just for you by our highly skilled staff. You can even rent Vino Loco for your own special occasion. See you there!
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: As featured in Coastal Living and Harbor Style Magazines, Vino Loco is more than a restaurant. Many of the ingredients utilzed in our Organic Dishes, such as Artisan Cheeses, Charcuterie, Olive Oils and Marconna Almonds are available to take home. Chef Katrina prepares exciting gourmet fare which change weekly. Our upscale but casual atmosphere is conducive to relaxing, whether inside or on our outdoor patio. Enjoy a glass of wine from our extensive pour list! Take home a chilled bottle from our cooler or a yummy red from the retail wine and gift shop. Be sure to check our website for Wine Tastings, Dinners and other exciting events. Our Catering Service offers an array of scrumptious dishes prepared just for you by our highly skilled staff. You can even rent Vino Loco for your own special occasion. See you there!
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

First of all the wine list is spectacular and varied. Fabulous wines and you can be sure to find something you'll love. Charley is over the top good with wines, and Joyce is an absolute expert in the universe of wines. As for the food, this is one of a kind, small plated portions of over the top good recipes,... More

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Cape Haze, Florida, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had a great time here! Owner Joyce is super nice amd very involved. Food was amazing and enjoyed the wine. Will be back!

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North Port, Florida
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74 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Small plates of several goodies, all great Joyce is the owner and she recommended several dishes. Everything we ate tonight was fantastic and delicious

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a jewel of a wine bar in small town, old Florida southwest coast. A very nice selection of good to great wines and a good staff of people who can make good recommendations. They also have one of the best small-plate chefs in the state. We tried several and were delighted with every one. If you're anywhere close... More

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Englewood, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Just home from having had a fabulous meal with friends from Germany who have been holidaying in Englewood for many years, but were unaware of Vino Loco's existence. Top notch Tapas with well chosen cured meats, cheeses and lots of home cooked dishes - washed down with a very drinkable Chilean camenere offered as a special ($18 a bottle) Attentive... More

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Fort Wayne, IN
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful eatery ..the best wine selection and a owner who shares her knowledge and love of wines with patrons!! We sampled the tomato soup, egg salad sandwich , olives, and chicken skewers today. Everything was delicious including the daily wine selection!! We love Englewood and all the retailers.. We love to Shop and eat at Local small businesses.

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Toronto Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We stopped by on the way home from the baseball game and wanted a light dinner. We shared the tapas plate for two and it included 2 cheeses, salami, chorizo, Spanish olives, anchovies, caper berry flowers, apple slices, almonds, hummus and a variety of toasted breads to enjoy with the meal. There are many wines available by the glass and... More

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wigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely tapas here for 4 of us. The service was very good and the tapas was really good, my only complaint is that some of the tapas dishes only had 3 on them an when there are 4 of you you struggle to share. They are also quite pricey, but very tasty all the same !

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Lovely wine selection - very reasonably priced, good service, great food and a really nice restaurant ambiance. Well worth a visit.

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fremont MI
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Our first visit was for Sunday brunch, mimosas followed by two variations on eggs Benedict, one the menu standby, the other with smoked salmon. My wife and I love eggs Benedict, she in particular orders them all over the country, we agreed that these preparations are unsurpassed. The following week we returned for a tapas lunch, the plate for two,... More

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