We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ocala Wine Experience

$$ - $$$
36 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
+1 352-369-9858
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 19, 2018
“Fun, Fun, Fun”
Nov 9, 2017
“Ambiance aplenty”
Open Now
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
36 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (31)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed October 19, 2018

10 of our coworkers got together to listen to the live musix and have dinner. We sang along with the entertainment and had an all around fun night!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lisa R
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Pleasing ambiance for a first date or a fiftieth. Great local selection of wines. Mediocre menu of snacks. A bit pricy in my opinion with no clear 'must have' wines.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank sing4glorymary
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Food and service were good...so was the wine selection offered...This restaurant certainly deserves to be considered among the top 3-4 choices in Ocala....however of insufficient value.

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank edward465
Reviewed July 17, 2016

This tiny wine bar is run by this very ... Shall we say "unique" lassie with a strange voice and a rather unnatural selection of head ornamentation. The wines are not bad and fondue night is fun. The decor is bizarre and the music can...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank samanthaw3077
Reviewed April 7, 2016

Looking for a place with music, food and a glass of wine unlike any others in the area? This is it. Next to Pi downtown, the eclectic decor upstairs from the wine shop is unique. Comfy bar, hightops and tables in an intimate setting. Love...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank dzine33
Reviewed March 15, 2016

I just can't stop eating it. Great wine, interesting people. The Fondu I was fast and reasonable. What else could ask for Fondu an Live music from the 50s and 60s

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank les s
Reviewed March 6, 2016

While window shopping in downtown Ocala I happened to pass by the Ocala Wine Experience & decided to stop for a glass of wine; it was the BEST decision ever! The service, wine list, & overall atmosphere was excellent and very inviting.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed November 9, 2015

Wine by the glass, by the bottle, or stop to take a bottle home. They have life music upstairs, very quaint and the service is very good. The do have a full service bar, I think, but you should go for the wine... I love...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank katherineam2015
Reviewed September 1, 2015

A wine shop with much more! Evening entertainment upstairs, great wines and limited food with some deserts. Fell in love with Malbac here. The waitress walked by our table with 2 glasses of wine and the aroma coming from the glasses was amazing we asked...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank rogera146
Reviewed January 10, 2015

This place offers a great selection of hard to find wines ranging from South Africa to Southern Chile. The owners are so personable and extremely helpful. The upstairs dining areas is a great place to sit back, relax and get cozy.

Date of visit: October 2014
1  Thank Vmniznik
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 hotels in Ocala
Shamrock Historic Inn
107 reviews
.17 miles away
Comfort Inn
5 reviews
.68 miles away
Southland Motel
2 reviews
.97 miles away
Ocala Inn
20 reviews
.98 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Stella's Modern Pantry
201 reviews
.02 miles away
La Cuisine French Restaurant
407 reviews
.02 miles away
Harry's Seafood Bar and Grille
1,446 reviews
.11 miles away
31 Produce
7 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Ocala Downtown Square
202 reviews
.22 miles away
The Corkscrew Winery
37 reviews
.04 miles away
Tuscawilla Park
31 reviews
.43 miles away
Katya Vineyards
9 reviews
.15 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ocala Wine Experience staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-369-9858
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing