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Review of Cafe Vino

Cafe Vino
Ranked #14 of 686 Restaurants in Fort Collins
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, Wine Bar
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 27, 2013

It just never fails, I enjoy it when I go. The wine choices are great and prices are not crazy high. The food is oh so yummy. Haven't had anything I didn't like yet. Highlights are fresh spinach mushroom pizza, bacon wrapped dates, and everything. I also love the atmosphere inside or out. Inside is cozy with a fireplace and long bar and nice little tables for intimate conversation or some larger for groups. The patio is nice with fire pit tables and some with a fountain. The noise off college is buffered by a wall so it doesn't seem noisy to me. Give it a try.

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank coloradosunshine
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

The food my husband and I had at Cafe Vino was OUTSTANDING! We shared several small plates, each of which was better than the next. The food just explodes wtih flavor! The service was perfect as well! Great recommendations and perfectly timed plate changes.

We have been looking for a place like this since moving to Denver 6 years ago and now we've found it in Fort Collins. Definitely worth the drive! And it's employee-owned!

Date of visit: February 2013
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Thank JenTryggestad
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Cafe Vino consistently has a decent wine list.
The food and service are very inconsistent. When the service and food are good, this place is great. When the service and food aren't good, this place is barely tolerable.
Here are examples:
I was here with a small group. Two of us ordered the same exact food item. My plate had nearly 50% more food than my dining companion.
Sometimes staff are incredibly professional and attentive; other times one cannot find their waiter for 20 minutes or more.
Unfortunately one never knows if its a "good day" at Cafe Vino or not. I will not come here for lunch on a work day anymore because of the inconsistencies of service, and I cannot wait 15 minutes for a waiter to show up.

Date of visit: February 2013
Thank anneeliz
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Walking in we found a pleasant pub-deli-like atmosphere. As we were seated we were handed a letter-size paper which I assumed was the extensive wine list as befitting the name of the place. Lo and behold it was actually the beer list! Some 20 or so beers on tap plus 4 bottled beers and another 20+ specialty beers. The beer list seemed to outdo the wine list of 15 red/white non-sparkling available by the glass. Certainly there are a lot more bottles available but when you compare it to the availability of the beer well....That said the limited wine-by-the-glass selection was quite good and i was pleasantly surprised to find an aglianico, one of my favorite grapes. It is also great to be able to have wine flights and better yet, build your own. I can't recall if you can get beer flights as well. The food was good and I dare say perhaps the best I had in my visit to Fort Collins. I'd certainly go back. The only negative really is the limited lunch menu. there are far more tapas to choose from at dinner but perhaps the limited lunch business dictates what the kitchen will produce. If it wasn't for the limited selection I would have rated cafe Vino excellent.

Date of visit: December 2012
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Thank JESVancouver_B_C_
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

Can't say enought about this wonderful restaurant. The manager and waitstaff go above and beyond with their outstanding service. I've visited there in the summer and winter and both offer the same warm atmosphere. We had tapas and wine. Again, outstanding restaurant. Can't wait to see Mark & Brian. You are the best.

Mama Melanson

Date of visit: December 2012
Thank mystere50
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