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Tastings Wine Bar and Bistro

50 West Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 (Downtown Indianapolis)
(317) 423-2400
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Ranked #54 of 1,993 restaurants in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
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English first
Henderson, Nevada, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

This is a great place to try wines that you would not necessarily order a full bottle of. Cheeses, small flatbread pizzas and appetizers that go with wines of every region and varietal are served to you while you are in comfortable couches and chairs. Excellent atmosphere good place to people watch.

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Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great interior, huge selection of wines and cheeses and excellent service. Cheese platters are made right in front of you, when sitting at the bar.

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Aventura, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This also was located in the lobby of the Conrad hotel. Awesome wines paired with finger food made for an nice start to the evening

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London
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Had a very nice evening at Tastings. You pay a few dollars for each sampler of wine. Simple. Nice food and great wines on display for choosing.

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lima
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174 reviews 174 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I was at Tasting alone so my rating of food and wine is limited but I can comment on the décor and service. It is a beautiful spot with wonderful ambience. The lighting, seating, artwork and other features make this bistro a place you want to visit. The extensive wine list with the option to sample wines is unique. The... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Wine by the glass was somewhat pricey, but my coworker and I ended up splitting one of the less expensive bottles (about $30) so it wasn't bad. Since we were just visiting, the whole card and tasting thing didn't seem like the best option for us, but it's a cool idea. The food we had was great too! I got... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Somehow my friend and I stumbled upon this cool, fun atmospheric wine bar. The wine they have to choose from is great, the tasting samples you get with a paid card is nice to be able to try out and find the right one that is for your liking, then you can enjoy a full glass. Cheese selections to pair... More

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california
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

after long conference hours, this place was a great find. As a woman traveling alone I found it safe, pleasant and outside environment was wonderful. I did not feel rushed and very welcomed by the wait staff. They did a great job. Choc truffles are divine with red wine!!!

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Davis, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Visited this fun & cozy wine bar during recent conference in downtown Indianapolis. Excellent selection of eclectic, California, French, Italian, Austrian, German, Chilean, Argentinian wines by the taste or by the glass with a helpful "library" guide to each wine and its features. Best wine "book" and guide I've ever seen in a tasting room like this. Reasonable prices, comfy... More

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A few of us ladies spent a relaxing afternoon here. Sampling wines and talking. The food looked very fresh and smelled fantastic. It is small plate food though so do not expect to go here starving and fill up on a meal. The wine selection is over 50 and with 2 oz pours we had the opportunity to sample several.... More

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