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Vino Loco

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420 W Dearborn St, Englewood, FL 34223-3148
(941) 473-8466
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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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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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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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Orlando, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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!!

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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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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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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 

London, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We thought there was too much bread with each Tapas dish. although there were substantial portions the abundance of bread detracted from the meal.

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Thank hojo1892
Barcelona420, Owner at Vino Loco, responded to this review

Thank you for your insightful comments. Most folks love our homemade sauces and marinades so much that they enjoy our crusty warm bread for dipping. We often get requests for extra bread. We are always happy to accommodate a request for less bread. We're pleased that you enjoyed the balance of your meal. More 

Gainesville, Florida, United States
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We split from our very large group dinner to come here. Got the last table and we were very pleased with the food, wine, and service at the small, quaint bistro.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Although we live in Port Charlotte, unfortunately we don't often make our way to Englewood. However, on a whim, we chose to stop at Vino Loco, and we "found" a great, elegant, cozy and friendly place to eat before visiting a local playhouse! The tapas selected tasted great and even had some gluten-free! Pricing a li'l above average, but fair... More 

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Thank kregster
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The food, the wine and the service is always outstanding. We usually meet friendly and interesting people to talk to.

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Thank gerard p
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in tonight on my trip and will definitely be going back. The house Moscato Di Asti is outstanding. Majority of the desserts are gluten free which is why I went. Heard they are a farm to table type place and was excited about it. Everything is made fresh. Had the chocolate almond torte which is GF and was very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: (941) 473-8466
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!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?