Excellent wines, my wife had a pizza and loved it, I had the spare ribs, best meal of our trip so far. We had friends join us and they were happy too. Shout out to Lonnie at the bar for great service and ever tolerating...More
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From the service to the food, Wine Merchant & Cafe is fabulous. We started with the cheese platter, which was so good. Then we each had the curry chicken salad . . . delicious! My husband's not really a salad guy, but he absolutely loved...More
We have been meaning to eat here for years and, finally, with it located just across the street from our hotel, we did. The wine selection, of course, is a stunning representation of the Santa Ynez Valley. We both decided to order a glass of...More
I arrived just in time to order from the lunch menu before the late (limited) lunch menu (3-5) kicked in. It wasn't crowded but I opted to sit at the bar which was a very nice experience. Service was quick and being at the bar,...More
After a day of visiting wineries in the Santa Ynez valley, our last stop was to have a meal before returning to Los Angeles. Our experience at Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe was an excellent end to our day. One person in our group...More
Went here for lunch last month. Really varied menu, lots to choose from...great location in San Ysidro area, wonderfully funky atmosphere in a little town with a dozen great wineries in walking distance. Excellent lunch...make a reservation!
my wife and I visited here for a light lunch. The beet salad was disappointing (these orange beets had very little sweetness). The pizza was okay but nothing to write home about.
We stayed at the Fess Parker Inn and the Wine Merchant and Cafe was right next door. We made reservations ahead of time for my birthday and dined there two nights out of three. There is a wonderful wine wall, the dining room and a...More