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Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro

11750 Sunrise Valley Dr, Inside the Westin Hotel, Reston, VA 20191-1404
+1 703-234-3550
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (8 reviews)
“wild boar” (2 reviews)
“risotto” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Wine Bar, American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
11750 Sunrise Valley Dr, Inside the Westin Hotel, Reston, VA 20191-1404
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11 - 20 of 157 reviews

Reviewed March 30, 2017

This place definitely does not deserve 4 stars based on my recent experience there. First, it was hard to find as I didn't know that it was actually a part of the Westin hotel. The website says that it is next to it. Second, the...More

Thank tonytiger_13
Vinifera M, Manager at Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, tonytiger_13. I am sorry Vinifera did not live up to your expectations, if there is anything we can do please let us know! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed March 26, 2017

Quality food and good service. If you are staying at Sheraton next door - skip the restaurant there and come here for food.

Thank Scruz101
Vinifera M, Manager at Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Thanks so much for your review, Scruz101! We highly appreciate the feedback, and hope to see you again soon with our patio opening for Spring!

Reviewed February 15, 2017

The staff was gracious, the food was outstanding. Best shrimp and grits I have had in a long time. the cheese plate with honey from the comb was heavenly. the Venison Chili wa perfectly seasoned. This will become my favorite Reston hangout!

Thank Teri C
Vinifera M, Manager at Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Thank you so much for your review Teri! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to write one and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Granted, there were 18 of us at 2 tables, but we did call ahead. After a wait, drink orders were taken and arrived. Another wait and dinner orders were taken. Not being especially hungry, I ordered two sides: a delicious and rich macaroni and cheese...More

Thank acwooly
Vinifera M, Manager at Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Thank you so much for your review, acwooly! We greatly appreciate it, and hope to see you again soon with out patio opening for Spring time!

Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

We went for restaurant week and the options represented a very good value over the a la cartel choices. We had the swordfish and the scallops which were both cooked to perfection. The salads and soup options were both good as well. The dessert with...More

Thank Andy C
Vinifera M, Manager at Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Thank you so much for your review AndyCzi! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to write one. We hope to see you again soon, especially with our patio opening for the spring and summer seasons!

Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Love this place in the early spring and fall - when we can get near the fire pit with a few bottles of great wine . The wine selection is worth the visit and the menu is interesting - though not the reason that keeps...More

Thank xpygy
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Food was over salted and although years ago we ate here and enjoyed it immensely, today was a far cry from then and it was very disappointing

Thank anneevamod
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Perfectly located at the Westin Reston, very inviting atmosphere, friendly attentive staff. Cozy outdoor patio with fireplace for the cold nights.

Thank Oaky9
Reviewed October 17, 2016

There is no buffet. When I ordered my omelette for $15 I expected something good. What I got was a plate with an omelette and an 18 inch black hair all over my plate. The waiter asked me if I wanted to just eat it...More

Thank anothertraveler2016
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Never received a call back when I called for reservations. When I called a second time, the gentleman I spoke too displayed very poor phone skills and had a hard time answering questions, he could use some training on how to answer the phone and...More

Thank Atrandom13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11750 Sunrise Valley Dr, Inside the Westin Hotel, Reston, VA 20191-1404
    (Reston Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-234-3550
Description
Surrounded by the warm feeling of a chic and contemporary atmosphere that encourages conversation, Vinifera is an urban sanctuary in one of America's most renowned suburbs. The unique and sophisticated bistro is a place to have your senses invigorated by every aspect of your visit - from the mouth-watering food to the unforgettable service and welcoming environment. With a focus on seasonal, local and organic ingredients, Executive Chef Bo Palker serves globally-influenced New American cuisine for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. A variety of pintxos (one bites), small plates and entrees are available in the intimate bar & lounge area, illuminated dining room and outdoor patio, featuring custom hand-made Hawaiian fire pits. Sommelier Jason Meringolo flawlessly pairs our inspired dishes with an assortment of over 300 wines by the bottle and 30 selections by the glass poured from an Enomatic system behind the bar. Vinifera is more than just a restaurant – it’s an experience.
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