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Vino Loco

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420 W Dearborn St, Englewood, FL 34223-3148
+1 941-473-8466
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Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Florida
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like tapas, aka small plates, and good wine this is the place for you. Los of choices, including vegan offerings, made with fresh ingredients. Friendly vibe, this is a spot where you will find many locals. Definitely a must stop.

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Thank Joseph M
Rochester, New York
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking by on a Sunday morning and just stopped in for brunch. We were lucky to get a table; reservations are definitely recommended. The menu was not big, but there was a good enough variety that we had no trouble selecting something. Everything, both food and service, was excellent. And the atmosphere of sitting outside on a nice... More 

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Thank ducks23
Barcelona420, Owner at Vino Loco, responded to this review

Glad you stopped by and enjoyed the Brunch. Our lunch and evening menu is also exceptional. Hope to see you again. More 

Englewood, Florida
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the Chef Katrina on board, the variety on the menu is expanded and wonderful. The home-made soups are fabulous, a good start! We had the Crab Coquettas, the Chicken-Leek with Rice soup, the Lemon Moroccan Chicken on salad, and the Charcuterie plate with almonds and olives- YUM!!! Great house wine too- and a tasting of today's special pour. Make... More 

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Thank NLadd
Whitby, Canada
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a great selection of tapas items, at this small restaurant ( make a reservation, if you want to sit on the patio). Choices range from lemon chicken salad, mushrooms in a sauce with toasted baguette, crab croquettes, grilled shrimp, hummus with tortilla chips and vegies, artisanal cheese and meat plates, almonds, marinated olives, etc. Last time we were... More 

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Thank Karen L
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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335 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to pick a place on Dearborn where the choices are plentiful. But, this is a gem. The wine selections were ample for us and the menu offered many selections. We were there twice this week and sampled aperitifs, and Italian white wines that were reasonably priced, chilled to perfection and matched our food selections of delicious grilled shrimp, pate's... More 

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Thank Gail G
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

In downtown historic Englewood, Fl., Vino Loco is our favorite stop for a glass of wine and an appetizer or lunch where we can sit outside (or in side), enjoy the weather and whatever is happening in town. They also have a great Sunday brunch, but make reservations! Great wait staff, special wines of the day, from Spain, and delicious... More 

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Thank Bonnie B
Morristown, New Jersey
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191 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

An unpretentious place with GREAT food. Two couples trying as much of the menu as we could. Started with glasses of cava while we pondered how many dishes we could consume. Start with a few and then reorder. Charcuterie platter, salmon, marinated olives, white anchovies and wonderfully crusted bread. What fun. We ate like the condemned and enjoyed every mouthful.... More 

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Thank robert h
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We have eaten at Vino Loco many times. We have returned often because the food is fresh and delicious. And, they have many excellent wines available by the glass or bottle. The servers are friendly and knowledgeable about wine. There is also a little wine shop available with wine to buy and take home. They also have a nice selection... More 

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Thank Mayamaiden
Norfolk County, Canada
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Last year I brought a friend here for lunch after passing by several times and wanting to try it out. We had an amazing tapas lunch and a nice glass of wine. I was so happy to finally find somewhere in the area with food of this quality and not a large plate piled with too much food. I couldn't... More 

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Thank Oldcutkitchen
Barcelona420, Owner at Vino Loco, responded to this review

Thanks for the compliments! We have learned that high quality, well prepared food is always more satisfying. All our wines are hand selected by our Sommelier and represent some of the best values in our area. Hope to see you again. More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Who could ask for anything more? Oh ya the staff is stellar as well! We love this place anytime of the year, even more on the First Saturday of the month. Why you ask, Englewood hosts a downtown cruise in, it is a spectacular car show and parade.

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Thank Kevin D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 W Dearborn St, Englewood, FL 34223-3148
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 941-473-8466
Description
As featured in Coastal Living and Harbor Style Magazines, Vino Loco is more than a restaurant. Many of the ingredients utilzed in our Organic Dishes, such as Artisan Cheeses, Charcuterie, Olive Oils and Marconna Almonds are available to take home. Chef Katrina prepares exciting gourmet fare which change weekly. Our upscale but casual atmosphere is conducive to relaxing, whether inside or on our outdoor patio. Enjoy a glass of wine from our extensive pour list! Take home a chilled bottle from our cooler or a yummy red from the retail wine and gift shop. Be sure to check our website for Wine Tastings, Dinners and other exciting events. Our Catering Service offers an array of scrumptious dishes prepared just for you by our highly skilled staff. You can even rent Vino Loco for your own special occasion. See you there!

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?