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Sonoma Wine Bar & Bistro - Virginia Beach

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Fusion
189 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-3010
+1 757-490-9463
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Wine Bar, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
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189 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-3010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a fast supper before a show at Sandler Center. Sonoma is one block away. There is seating on the patio, at the bar and at tables. You'll need a reservation for a tqable on a weekend night. The bar munu is...More

Thank Inaleeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very disappointing evening. We hadn’t been here for a few months. In that time, the décor and menu has changed significantly. There used to be a comfortable sitting are in front of the fireplace with many glass enclosed candles decorating the hearth...More

Thank Mike353632
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Have read the other reviews and was not the restaurant we visited tonight. I have visited Sonoma Wine Bar for business lunches but first for dinner. Learned they had a menu for Restaurant Week so decided to give a try. Was looking off the menu...More

Thank Gamma70
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great location and good food for a fair price. Staff has always been great with each visit..nice small bar area, half dozen high tops and room for small groups. Def recommend, consistently good.

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 17 February 2018

I went here about 4 years ago with the same group of six as last evening, Feb 16, 2018. Our first visit was not memorable so the food and service must have been adequate. Last night was a different story. First off the waitress recommends...More

Thank sonomomVaBeach
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We went there on a Friday for a quick glass of wine before meeting with somebody, we were seated and waited about 10 minutes and watched as if we were non existent as at least 5 servers walked right by us, not one ever acknowledging...More

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The service is excellent, the menu selections good and the food is very good. They have valet parking and there is lots of free parking nearby. My only issue is that for a wine bar the markup on their wine is steeper than most restaurants.

Thank JDA60
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Order the cheese board. The spinach salad. The spinach is not bitter. My wife had the blackened chicken. It was good, but more than she could eat. I had fish and chips. It was done well all the way through without the soft section between...More

Thank picturetakingone
Reviewed 16 September 2017

My group had booked the private dining room. 20 ladies for a birthday surprise lunch The first thing wrong was only one waitress. Not only did she serve our group of 20 but also the other parts of the restaurant. She was a lovely girl...More

Thank msm1990
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Four of us had dinner here. A typical wine bar selection of wines was available by the glass and bottle. The atmosphere was contemporary but very nice. Service was excellent. We ordered a combination of appetizers and small plates to all share and we left...More

Thank Rich_C313
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-3010
    (Virginia Beach Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-490-9463
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