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Vino Loco

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420 W Dearborn St, Englewood, FL 34223-3148
+1 941-473-8466
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We sat outside last night. The issue is that the lighting was poor and it was not only hard see what we were eating but also reading the menu and the check. Although our server was pretty efficient, she was a bit surly although trying to be friendly. Nothing serious but just a note. The food was quite good; however,... More 

Thank Geoff D
Barcelona420, Owner at Vino Loco, responded to this review

We're always looking to serve our customers with the highest quality service. We'll be sure to look into that issue for you. As for the lighting, we have a romantic patio, particularly on the left edge. Mostly though, folks don't have problems seeing the menu or check. As for value, our tapas are more than just little bites. The seared... More 

Englewood, Florida
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have gone there twice. The presentations of the food are outstanding. The staff is a pleasant group. The desert of a mix of cheesecake and angle food cake is truly delicious.

Thank Bob4884
Englewood, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice ambiance...outside seating...delicious wines and food...knowledgeable and friendly wait staff

Thank smccall1323
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

We ordered a bottle of their house cab, tomato/rutabaga soup and a cheese and cured meats platter. Enjoyed every bite. Good service and a very pleasant table overlooking Dearborn St. made for a special evening.

1 Thank Jack F
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited the restaurant based on a friend's recommendation. The setting is pleasant and the food was good. Unfortunately, our evening was spoiled when the owner visited nearby tables to discuss politics. We found her comments rude, offensive, demeaning, and insulting. Since it was our night out and our presence support her business and livelihood we do... More 

Thank j p
Barcelona420, Owner at Vino Loco, responded to this review

We have discussed this situation with the complaining party at length prior to the posting of this review. The conversation occurred at one table, not multiple tables, and involved a couple who had been verbally assaulted by a person visiting our establishment following the election. We are an inclusive establishment and the safety and well being of our customers is... More 

Englewood, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Live music, great service and wonderful food: this was our experience at the Sunday Brunch at Vino Loco on Dearborn St. in Englewood. The best Eggs Benedict I have ever had and the French Press coffee was extraordinary. They know what they are doing here and if you like the wine you ordered you can buy a bottle at the... More 

Thank FYIWorld
Cheshire, Connecticut
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Not been here is a while. Waited a long time before anyone came to talk to us. We noticed that one of the servers were at the next table talking casually with another customer about her upcoming trip! 15 minutes later we were about to get up and leave, and she noticed us and asked if we needed anything? Really?... More 

Thank Joe i
Barcelona420, Owner at Vino Loco, responded to this review

I was puzzled and confused by this review, so I reached out personally to Joe, but no response. Given the timing of the visit, we deduced it was on Saturday, August 6th, as Friday we had a cellist and Thursday no music at all. The first Saturday of each month there is a street event with old cars and lots... More 

Rotonda West, Florida
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203 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop here after a great experience a few months ago. And this time was just as wonderful. We shared a bottle of red wine and ordered warm Brie to start. A special of the evening was Pesto Crusted Cobia with a corn salad, which sounded delightful. We ordered this and loved it. For dessert we chose the... More 

Thank Deborah C
Orlando, FL
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

When you wake up in the morning saying 'we had such a great time last night' you just have to leave a 5 star review! Charley's inviting smile along with her great music selection, food and ambiance made for a wonderful date night! Thank you Charley!!

Thank doeringsm
Barcelona420, Owner at Vino Loco, responded to this review

We think so too! Very glad we could make your date night so enjoyable. More 

Woodstock, New York
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Five of us went for tapas and really enjoyed ourselves here. A small venue with attentive, friendly and timely service, we enjoyed plate after plate of tasty treats. Would definitely return.

Thank Zoey M
Barcelona420, Owner at Vino Loco, responded to this review

Always pleased when our guests enjoy their visit with us. Hope to see you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 W Dearborn St, Englewood, FL 34223-3148
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 941-473-8466
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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