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The Wooden Vine Wine Bar & Bistro

€€ - €€€, American,
231 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2136
+1 704-376-8463
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
“small bites” (2 reviews)
Wine Bar, American, Gastropub
€€ - €€€
231 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2136
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wine guy here is wonderful, and knows his stuff. Not sure if he's a sommelier but he seems to be. The other staff members won't be as knowledgable, so hopefully he's in when you go. They have some great options so it's hard to...More

Thank dpaigej
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Stumbled upon this restaurant while in Charlotte for business and man it was great! Very small, quiet place with nice bar and the food was unbelievable. I had the short rib pasta and I honestly can say it was one of the best things I...More

2  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This was a really good find. We had Wine Flights that were with wines neither of us knew. Good selection. The food selections looked good but we had a late lunch. The owner is a level 2 Somm that is a joy to chat with....More

1  Thank Teresa9
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I ordered the filet here, medium rare. It came out with very grainy cauliflower and my steak was very cold in the middle. I ate it but would never recommend anyone eat here. They had some good wine selection but nothing too crazy. Overall, would...More

Thank Zach J
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

A friend and I met here on Thursday when they had half price appetizers and glasses of wine were cheaper than normal. We were the only ones there for a really long time which meant we got to talk with the owner. She is a...More

Thank Annalee T
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A great relaxing wine bar with awesome selections of wine and more! The menu at this bistro contains small and large dishes plus meat and cheese platters. You can reserve a table, you can relax in an informal sofa type atmosphere, you can sit at...More

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This spot is a new favorite when my Mom and I have our "girls weekends" in Charlotte. We first discovered it last summer on a food tour. We have never been disappointed by the food or the wine. The atmosphere is very cozy and welcoming....More

Thank henrysmom05
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The wine selection is excellent, and the server was informative. The food was pretty good, but not a reason to go visit. The atmosphere is very welcoming. Would go back again.

Thank linseaweed
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We really wanted to love this place, and had been there several times for a glass of wine. But we ordered food twice now and were very disappointed. The last time we ordered the flatbread and it was terrible (burnt garlic and underdone onions). When...More

Thank Heret0there
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to this location a number of times and always enjoyed the small bites and wine selection. This time I came with 2 other couples for a party of 6. Each couple ordered the large plate to share. I have a dairy allergy...More

Thank traveler6183
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Questions & Answers
4 August 2015|
Response from TheWoodenVine | Property representative |
Hi Skay, Yes, the chef will make accommodations. Also we have a new menu out just this week that has some vegetarian options on it.
25 July 2015|
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Response from TheWoodenVine | Property representative |
Officially, there is no specific dress code required. Of course you need a shirt, shoes, pants or skirt. The responses you have received above are spot on as far as what most guests wear though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Wine Bar, American, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2136
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-376-8463
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The Wooden Vine Wine Bar & Bistro is a unique combination of a wine bar with an award winning wine list and an award winning gourmet bistro featuring a seasonal Modern American and French cuisine, serving the finest locally sourced and freshly prepared cuisine. It has a rustic cozy atmosphere which is perfect for a special date night, an outing with friends, special events, wine tastings, wine dinners,etc. Known as Uptown Charlotte's wine and gastronomic sanctuary.
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