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“Gone Downhill -- too many people”
Review of Bistro Al Vino

Bistro Al Vino
Ranked #259 of 876 Restaurants in Aurora
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: E Orchard Road
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Let me say first, owner Al and his wife Brenda are truly wonderful people.

When Bistro Al Vino first opened years ago, it was truly remarkable. Upscale, good food, nice decor, owners were (and still are) very accommodating, etc. Word got out and it became a zoo, filled with way more people than should fit in a tiny strip mall. I hadn't been there in a few years and was disappointed with the changes. The carpet was filthy and the dance floor has become just one large floor. Too many people on too many nights have ruined this place. I miss the old Bistro Al Vino. Makes me wonder if the owners like the craziness, or miss the days when they had time to know their customers?

Date of visit: October 2015
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Bistro Al Vino is located in a little strip mall halfway to nowhere, but it has earned its reputation as a fun wine bar with live music and dancing. Owners Al and Brenda make everyone feel like its their own birthday party every night.

Date of visit: October 2014
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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We ventured here for some food and live music and it was a great time. The food was reasonably priced and had clean flavors. The menu is a bit small for selections but there is a variety to choose from.
The wine list and choice of other specialty drinks was nice too.
Probably will visit again.

Date of visit: July 2015
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Reviewed 4 December 2014

I went to Bistro Al Vino last night and had such a wonderful time. I have been there many times over the years. Thought it was time I posted a review so others would know what a great place it is. Family owned and operated, great food, great wine list. Al makes you feel like family every time you enter the door. That's not something you see everyday. Try the grilled cheese, it's so good.

Date of visit: December 2014
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

There is usually a live band and the food is very good! A great place to go after work with you co-workers or a meet-up for the girls.

Date of visit: February 2014
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