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Vino Loco

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Spanish, Tapas, Wine Bar
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420 West Dearborn Street, Englewood, FL 34223
+1 941-473-8466
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Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Reservations
Description: As featured in Coastal Living and Harbor Style Magazines, Vino Loco is...
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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  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautiful food. Great wine selection.

Have enjoyed this restaurant for several years. Adding Katrina as the chef added at least 3 stars to 5 star rating

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
ARadkins
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Englewood, Florida
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Englewood, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Have enjoyed this restaurant for several years. Adding Katrina as the chef added at least 3 stars to 5 star rating

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Port Charlotte
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

In the beach town of Englewood, Fl. Is a little, organic tapas cafe with excellent food and outdoor as well as indoor seating. It was a beautiful day, so we chose to eat outside. There were four of us, and we all had tapas. There is a wine and beer menu, but we didn't indulge. The tapas were all absolutely... More 

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Fullerton, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Yes I really love their gazpacho!! I saw and smelled a scallop dish being cooked, served and enjoyed which I hope to try sometime, too.

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Venice, Florida, United States
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The bride and I hadn't been down to Englewood for quite a while which is odd since we live one town over. We decided to stop in at Vino Loco since we hadn't been in about 5 years. Pleasant surprise! It was lovely! Not that it was bad before, but it was, well, average. Not anymore. We had four plates... More 

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We arrived from Philadelphia to our manasota key rental, the highview (great place if you're planning on staying in Manasota Key), we had never been to manasota key, florida and didn't know what to expect! Quickly realized that we were in a "VERY" low key island with not many choices for good wine! We went to the local supermarket but... More 

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Brainerd, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

All around a great place! Service, menu and a great wine selection! Enjoy the patio and people watch in this great location on historical Dearborn at!

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Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Hummus with celery, carrot, red pepper, multi-grain chips and the best plump green olives with amazing olive oil drizzled on. Gazpacho is tremendous, so fresh and crunchy, some kind of paper thin peppery wafers. A pear with honey and blue-cheese to die for. Cheese plate, etc… you cannot go wrong. I'm just glad they stay open in the summer when... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Vino Loco is a delightful treat. A bit of Europe's flavor with a Spanish flare on Dearborn Street in Englewood. Excellent choice of wine. The menu is filled with tapas choices and specials. Kartina, the chef, artistically creates food that is beautiful, creative, and delicious. Try the strawberry watermelon soup when it is on the menu. I love it even... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Go to Thursday market and then head to this eatery for a delicious lunch on the outdoor patio. Very helpful waitress will help you select tapas guaranteed to please. A reasonably priced wine will complete the experience. Check out the wide selection of wines inside.

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The wine selection is quite good. There are some unusual wines and the special wine that I tried was only $5/glass. Nice & different portugese red. Outdoor setting is pleasant, and theoverall vibe is jolly. The food was mixed, The Albondigas (pork/beef meatballs) . First taste was like the smell of fireworks. I thought it was odd but OK. My... More 

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Barcelona420, Owner at Vino Loco, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind comments about our wine selection. We believe it is the most diverse and affordable in the area. I agree with you about the Albondigas. Our Spanish importer sent us a smoked paprika instead of the sweet paprika we normally use in the recipe. Some folks liked it, but I agree that the smokiness might not be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 420 West Dearborn Street, Englewood, FL 34223
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 941-473-8466

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, Wine Bar

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!
Open Hours
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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