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The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards

5050 Arroyo Rd, Livermore, CA 94550-9645
+1 925-456-2450
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork chop” (40 reviews)
“beet salad” (13 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5050 Arroyo Rd, Livermore, CA 94550-9645
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I frequent Wente several times a year and it never disappoints. The food is delicious, the views are calming and serene and the wine is perfection.

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a bit of a ride to get to Wente but worth the trip. Our service was pretty good (one minor slip up) and the food was excellent. It feels like you’re arriving at a western manor house in the country. The Kanpachi Crudo was...More

Thank SJDTravel1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slow delivery of food, part cold and had to be done, waited 15 min for dessert (sorbet) to arrive then gave up and paid and left. Do not recommend.

Thank sarahconnerss
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had always wanted to see what the Wente Restaurant was like and an opportunity came up recently to have lunch there so a friend and I went. Restaurant decor was nice and the staff was nice BUT, always not good when you see a but,...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

On this particular visit, I was here for a wine and cheese pairing event with some friends. We really enjoyed the caves. The people in the wine tasting room are quite knowledgeable. I have also been here in the summer time, which is my favorite...More

Thank KatrininLivermore
Reviewed January 21, 2018

If you are looking for a nice restaurant with beautiful surroundings and excellent food this is the place. But be prepared to pay for the value. I have eaten here many times, I live within 2-3 miles form the restaurant. This is a white table...More

Thank jimbo1069
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Beautiful grounds with several spots to walk or just sit. For those into wine they have a tasting room near the restaurant with a terrace to sit and sample or just sit. The restaurant is beautiful as well..I would give 5 ***** for service from...More

Thank Bob h
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Excellence: food, wait staff, ambience, Wente has it all. I don’t mind paying $$$$ for all the above. Terrific pork, steak, seafood, salads, and first class wines. A wonderful experience thanks to Cathy, our waitress.

Thank williamn262
Reviewed November 29, 2017

I love going to the restaurant at Wente Vineyards for special occasions. The prices are on the expensive side, but the menu constantly changes and every meal I have had here is fresh and different. Definitely a special place to go when you are looking...More

Thank Brandon S
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Dined here for business. Nice all rounder with comfortable seating. Wine selection good and not exclusive to winery. Food was well prepared and deliciously cooked.

Thank loustar007
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August 28, 2017|
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Response from redcullen1 | Reviewed this property |
UBER is available in Livermore - and will take you anyplace you want if you are willing to pay the price. We live very close to the Wente Restaurant, - we can use UBER so that we can ALL enjoy a glass of wine with dinner... More
July 11, 2017|
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Response from paige h | Reviewed this property |
They have a large area outside on the grass (the concert venue) that they use to accommodate parties etc
February 22, 2017|
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Response from JenL_Wente | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, There is no specific dress code, however I would recommend California Casual or business casual, a coat is not required. As for the corkage fee, we do have an extensive wine list but if you would like to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5050 Arroyo Rd, Livermore, CA 94550-9645
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tri-Valley  >  Livermore
  • Phone Number: +1 925-456-2450
The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards features ingredient-driven California wine country cuisine using sustainably and organically grown local ingredients. While the menu holds its foundation in American dishes, it is influenced by French and Italian provincial cuisine. The seasonal menu changes daily, utilizing produce from The Restaurant's on-site organic production garden. The award-winning wine list offers more than 1,000 selections, providing numerous options for wine pairings.
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