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Vinology was created to be your everyday wine bar. Over the years our family has enjoyed sharing wine, food, and spirits through our love of experimentation and education. From our experience we created a place for you to enrich your life with a menu and atmosphere that fits every style, taste, and budget. With over 100 wines served by the bottle and 50 by the glass from around the world, we're sure you'll find more than a few gems to adore. Enjoy our wine flights, focused food and wine pairings, Specialty Drink menu, classes, relaxed conversation and more. At Vinology, kick back, relax, experiment, and have fun while you educate your palate and savor the offerings. Let us bring the charm of
$15 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner
American, International, Bar, Pub
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the sea bass. 1/2 order was $36, I got a piece of fish approximately 2"×2". It was overcooked and dry. I did love the curry salad that was served with it. My wife had the salmon. A slightly larger portion and a fair...price. It was cooked nicely, she enjoyed it. The wine was very good. I would give it another try, it was a nice meal.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed June 19, 2020 via mobile

We chose Vinology as a restaurant to visit to celebrate Father’s Day in Ann Arbor with family. It was awesome. I know that the staff doesn’t control the weather, but their attention to detail and safety would lead me to believe it is possible. I...have been cooking and meal planning for three months straight, and the dining experience at Vinology was such a welcome relief. The charcuterie, dry aged filet and salmon were definite highlights. We met someone earlier in the day that worked at a local hospital and praised Vinology for providing food to their staff. I was thrilled to support their business and so happy that it was our memorable first night out in Ann Arbor.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed February 17, 2020

My wife & I went to Vinology for a Valentines Day Dinner. They had a special menu that they were serving that day. We ordered a couple of appetizers (including their Lobster Bisque!!) and had one of the excellent beers that they have on the...menu before ordering the Beef Bourguignon that they had on the special Valentines Day menu. We really didn't know what to expect, but we were blown away when it came to the table. It was without a doubt one of the best meals that we have ever had in Ann Arbor. Simply beautiful and delicious. It was everything that you could hope for in a meal. The thing that stuck out the most in the meal, other than the beef itself, were the red beets. I had never had this dish with red beets. They were so beautiful with the glaze that covered the entire dish and were the best tasting red beets that we have ever had. We noticed that they were serving flights of 3 small glasses of red wine for $18. We ordered a flight and it was the perfect accompaniment to the meal. We talked about the meal all night and again when we woke up in the morning. WOW, was it good. We can't wait to have it again. I'm going to give it a try making it here at home, but I don't think that I will be able to come close. The staff was excellent, the ambiance was perfect. No loud music blaring and just the right amount of lighting. It was really the perfect evening for the both of us. We can't wait to go back.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

This past Sunday we just experienced our worst ever Sunday brunch. The food was good but the service was almost non existent. Probably because we only saw one working server. My wife wanted a cup of hot tea and had to go to the lady...at the front door to ask for it. Since the coffee was too strong for me, I asked the server when she brought our food to add hot water to my second cup of coffee. Never happened ! This kind of service for a $52.00 breakfast for 2 is inexcusable and very disappointing ! I hope their dinners are better but we will never be going there and we now live in Ann Arbor.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Vinnydb, General Manager at Vinology Restaurant & Event Space, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2019

Thank you for giving us feedback. Without this we would not be able to improve. I am sorry you didn't have the experience i would expect from our staff at VInology. One of our employees suddenly fell ill and we were not able to find...More

Reviewed November 18, 2019

We had some time to kill before a show at The Ark, so a drink beforehand just made sense. Grabbed a couple seats at the bar and started looking over the menu. Plenty to choose from, and the bartended let us know if we didn't...see something we liked, he would be happy to make something custom for us. Nice selection of wine, as well as other drinks. Had no trouble finding something tasty to sip on. The space there is cozy. Easy to sit back and relax, enjoy your drink. Friendly staff. We'll definitely be back!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Vinnydb, General Manager at Vinology Restaurant & Event Space, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2019

Thank you for the 5 star review. I hope to see you again the next time a show is in.

Reviewed October 4, 2019

Our group of three had a pleasant evening here. We arrived early on a weekday evening and the place was very empty, but by the time we departed it had really filled up and was rather noisy. Service was very good - attentive but not...excessive. The food was tasty and enjoyed by all. We started with a margherita flatbread for the table to nibble with our drinks. It was very thin and crispy with a topping of cherry tomatoes, basil and melted mozzarella cheese. Then on to the entrees. Mine was the mushroom tacos - a meatless twist on a traditional favorite. The soft tacos were excellent though the mushroom filling was rather flavorless. The sriracha sauce on the side helped with that. My companions' entrees (chicken thighs on skewers and the gnocchi) were well received. Everything was very attractively plated. We shared one dessert, the lemon peach tart which was sour/sweet and tasty. The bill for 3 with a couple of drinks (some half-price during Happy Hour 4-6 pm) was around $100. Vinology is a solid dining choice on Main Street.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 21, 2019

Poor service. Served very cold coffee. Paid for a large portion steak but got the small. Food was bland. Chicken was overcooked, Do not go there.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Vinnydb, General Manager at Vinology Restaurant & Event Space, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2019

We have done some review and worked on staffing up to make sure this occurance does not happen again. I am sorry for your experience and if you are interested in giving us a second chance we can redo the issues you had on us....More

Reviewed June 27, 2019

The desserts, particularly the cheesecake, that they have here are outstanding - stopped there later in the evening on a Saturday.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 18, 2019

This restaurant was perfect for the family gathering we had in the basement. Food and staff were awesome.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

The food was great, we sat downstairs and the ambiance was super cool. The only reason I am giving it a four was because the service was really slow, we spent 45 mins waiting for a first course. I highly recommend it but be prepared...to wait.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Liz W
January 5, 2016|
Response from Vincent J | Property representative |
We offer free dessert and if you want to pre order wine, linen the table and get starter appetizers we can accomodate that for you over the phone. Feel free to call 734.222.9841 and ask for Vinny or another manager on duty.
August 27, 2015|
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Response from VincentJonna | Property representative |
Hi Tony, Actually the law just changed earlier this year, so yes, you're welcome bring in a special bottle of wine for your dinner. There is a $20 corkage fee, and technically it is still up to the manager's discretion. But... More
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