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“Classy”

Santa Maria Vineyard & Winery
Ranked #5 of 33 Restaurants in Carroll
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $17
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: We are a family owned and operated winery in western Iowa established in 2005. Located in the heart of Carroll, IA, we converted an old Model-T Ford dealership into a Tuscan winery. Come taste our wines, see the wine-making process, try some of our salads and light fare, or just relax outside in our courtyard. Our facilities include an events center for small or large gatherings, reunions, corporate events, weddings, etc. We are now accepting reservations. Please call for details!
Reviewed November 25, 2012

The food here is always good, wine excellent, and the people very helpful and friendly. Very nice to have such a place within a short distance.

Thank Jim R
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

My wife, daughter and I ate an early dinner here this week. Great venue as the old car dealership and garage has been beautifully renovated for this winery/restaurant. I had the stone-fired pizza and it was great. Lots of toppings and excellent taste. My girls each had the pecan encrusted pork, and the pork was cooked perfectly (to 145F). The salad was real iceberg lettuce and very fresh. I tried the house Merlot and it was good. Total cost for each person was ~$20. I review a lot of restaurants, and this is one of the very few to get 5 star.

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Reviewed November 1, 2012

What a amazing place! The owners have gone above and beyond to create a charming atmosphere! The feel and decor is suggestive of a Tuscan Villa...a real WOW! This is a great place to come for a nice glass of wine or wonderful dinner. The secluded summer courtyard - complete with fountain and umbrella tables - is perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine while savoring the smells of their oven fired pizzas or grilled steaks. FYI - whether winter or summer - this is a terrific stop in Western Iowa. Their wines will surprise you. AND, it is right in the heart of the downtown Carroll, Iowa shopping area where there are some cute little boutiques to browse.

Thank mgtraveler
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

We were "vacationers" from Washington State and have eaten here the last two summers we were in Iowa. Last summer, we did the wine tasting...fun and affordable. This year we stopped in especially for the bruschetta appetizers and pizza and what a delight! We are not disappointed..all were absolutely fantastic. Since it is a winery, I probably should say something about the wine...the Red Twilight and Merlot were two of our very favorites. It is a very comfortable, laid back resaturant with very good service. The ONLY minus is that there is that there is only wine and beer (no hard liquor), but that wasn't only a problem for one of the 7 of us at dinner that evening. If you're in Carroll, DO NOT miss this!

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Thank Christine B
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

We always look for locally-owned treasures when we travel, and this is one of our best finds! We stopped for dinner (and a tasting right at our table), had a great meal that the whole family enjoyed, and left with a few bottles of wine. Our older daughter admired the patio area, and was trying to think of an event for which she could book the space. Just a few hundred miles or so from home, so that should work out ;-) We'll definitely visit Santa Maria again when we travel through Iowa. Highly recommended.

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Thank Due_North
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