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“Great little place!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Finchs Bistro & Wine Bar

Finchs Bistro & Wine Bar
Ranked #134 of 1,238 Restaurants in La Jolla
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: Seafood, European, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Torrey Pines and Kline
Description: Finch’s Wine Bar & Bistro is a serene, intimate space where guests can escape from the real world and relax, drink great wine, enjoy live music, and eat some of the best food in La Jolla. Whether sitting in the wine bar, in the dining room or on the cozy patio, we will provide you with a wonderful dining experience!
Crestview, Florida
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great little place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

I had checked out this place on line and I decided to give it a shot. Stopped by before happy hour was over. Sat at the bar. A few guys were sitting in there. One was the musician. He was going to play guitar jazz. I ordered the Old World Red Wine Flight and the Mushroom Pate. Both were great compliment to the other. The music was perfect. The owner came in and sat and gave a little history on some of the wines. I ordered the salted caramel bread pudding and the lamb sliders. Some of the I have ever had...I will be back.

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English first
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Love it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2014

Love this place, tucked away nicely. It had great food, a total treat to go to. The seafood soup was great, broth really tasty... Could have used a bit more seafood in it though : )

Visited December 2013
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Thank Rupert G
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2 reviews
“Love this place! Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

This little gem is the place to go if you are looking for a truly excellent evening of wine and atmosphere. The service is amazing and the manager/bartender, Thomas, is friendly and truly passionate about wine. Will definitely go back!

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Thank Trish M
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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A great find!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2013

We found this little place by accident and we were so glad we did. The service was wonderful and the food just was good. Be wary, it's very rich so you get full very fast. The atmosphere was quaint and romantic for dinner.

Definitely try the bread pudding for dessert - yum!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Hugs D
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US
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very cute and romantic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

We went on a quiet night, Sunday and had a very nice dinner. The lamb special was excellent and very flavorful and the fish good. I really liked the atmosphere!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank DeborahUs
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