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“Great place for a drink”
Review of Vino - CLOSED

Vino
Price range: $3 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: Located in a small square inside what was once an opium refinery VINO is a 'one stop shop' for wine lovers. On our cozy terrace you can enjoy one of our many wines by the glass with some tasty tapas or light meals. Alternatively you can choose for yourself any bottle you like off the shelf inside. We also have a selection of local & imported beers. In addition to the terrace we have an air conditioned area inside with private & communal tables. Bottles are also available for purchase takeaway, and we can deliver for you free of charge anywhere in Vietnam.
Reviewed August 2, 2014

I had originally set out to go for a drink at Vasco's on the recommendation of Lonely Planet and some good reviews here. I think the bar and the restaurant may have recently traded places (the bar is now downstairs), and perhaps for this reason there was no one in the bar.

Vino shares the same complex, an ex opium den (there is also a great restaurant in the same complex Hua Tuc) and it looked much more inviting and so went in there instead. The outdoor tables are great for people watching given all the restaurants and bars in the complex. It had the most extensive wine list I had seen anywhere in Vietnam and the wines were reasonably priced. My glass came with a free small tapas plate which I thought was a nice touch. The service was attentive but not obtrusive. Would definitely recommend it for a drink and perhaps dinner if you are feeling like something light or a change from Vietnamese cuisine.

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Thank cmcinsydney
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KylieMichelleSaiGon, Owner at Vino, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2014

Hi there!

Thank you for taking the time to mention us on Trip Advisor.
The little courtyard where VINO is located is indeed a little oasis from the city outside, with many choices and options for a quick bite, a long graze or just a really good glass of wine.

We take pride in our extensive wine list and indeed many of the wines you won't find elsewhere.

Hope to see you again,

The VINO team

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Located inside a pedestrianized square in the center of the city it's a perfect place to relax after a day walking the streets of Saigon. Extensive selection of reasonably priced wines, very knowledgeable staff to help you pick a glass or a bottle. Tapas menu is varied and has some unique dishes that are great combinations of flavors. Relaxed atmosphere, good location to watch the world go by.

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Thank Pierre L
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Jimvino, Owner at Vino, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2014

Thanks for your review of VINO. We are currently revamping our selection so get ready for bigger and better things.

Cheers

Jim

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Reviewed February 20, 2014

This is my favourite spot for an afterwork drink. You are able to relax in the courtyard with a large selection of wines and enjoy the best tapas in town. The atmosphere and service staff are unpretentious giving the whole experience a very spanish feel. Definitely one of the best places in town to go late afternoon and carry on into the evening.

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Thank Warren D
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Jimvino, Owner at Vino, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2014

Hi,

Its great to hear that you enjoy the atmosphere we are trying create at VINO. Thanks for you kind words about our staff. They are fast becomimg the most knowledgeable Vietnamese wine girls out there.

Cheers

Jim

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Reviewed February 13, 2014

Vino is one of those special places where I love taking people when they visit Ho Chi Minh; particularly wine (and food) lovers.

The tapas are really excellent. My favourites are the super-crispy Patatas Bravas. fried Boquerones (fresh anchovies from Nha Trang) and the Chorizo.

They have a great wine list with plenty of choices by the glass. Alfesco seating in a hidden courtyard right in the middle of bustling Saigon. No better place for an after-work drink (for those that have to go to work!) or a lazy afternoon with friends.

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Thank Andrew C
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Jimvino, Owner at Vino, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2014

Thanks for your nice review of VINO. We look forward to making things even better in 2014!

Cheers

Jim

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Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Best place in HCMC to enjoy great wine in a relaxing atmosphere - first place I will go once back to Saigon. Jim and his team do a great job and the tapas are just like in Spain

Thank Matthias W
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KylieMichelleSaiGon, Owner at Vino, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2014

Hi there,

Thank you so much for your kind review on Tripadvisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed our tapas and we look forward to seeing you again.

VINO Management

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