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The Hidden Vine Wine Bar and Bistro

$$ - $$$
Italian, Wine Bar
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1052 Main St, Ste 2B, Newington, CT 06111-2937
+1 860-372-4560
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Tue - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

They have been closed for awhile. We are trying to post this so people won't bother going. It was not successful. Location is behind Newington center.

Thank Diane B
Simsbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I've frequented this restaurant a number of times for lunch and dinner. Each visit the food was absolutely delish. The wait staff was properly attentive without being intrusive. I have not been in awhile and was reminded how much I enjoyed this small hidden gem. Time for a return visit!

Thank Sooner8851
Berlin, Connecticut
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I always had good luck here but when I went tonight it was closed. What's up??? I was so looking forward to their steak tacks and delicious wine. There were newspapers covering the windows. I was so surprised.

Thank JanJ50
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56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

I was a fan when they re-opened and chatted with the owners. I've been there 2 more times and won't go back! It's sad that our Newington establishments fail at providing an; ambience and great food. Tonight was awful. A waiter that didn't know the specials, drinks ordered were sent back and my meal was wrong. I told everyone to... More 

Thank kathct4
Berlin, CT
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Spur of the moment decision to have dinner and try the Hidden vine. We were not dissapointed. Great small restaurant with wonderful atmospher. Our food was delicious and the portions just right. The restaurant is moderately priced

Thank Sandy M
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

The wine was good and the food was even better, As far as I'm concerned it worth looking for. It's hard to find but everything was so good I would urge you to find it

Thank Michael G
Newington, Connecticut
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This place is off the beaten path, behind restaurants that are on Main Street in Newington. Their Happy Hour offers great appetizers, some big enough for a meal. The dinner menu is very good. They have entertainment inside, and outside on the patio in the nice weather. Staff is attentive and service very good. Great place to see your friends... More 

Thank Happysenior1
Newington, Connecticut
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Admittedly it been a while since we dined here, but there seem to be some issues with the food and overall experience. The menu is very limited, as was always the case, but the signature dishes fell short of the quality and presentation of our previous experiences. This must be reflected in the number of empty tables on a Friday... More 

Thank Paul L
Bethel, Maine
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Our party of six chose the Hidden Vine because we had all had good dining experiences back when it was first opened. We were excited to see the restaurant reopen. Unfortunately, our experience was not as good as the first time. We found the food to be slightly less than average and the service poor. We had to ask for... More 

2 Thank PVR75
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I stopped by for a quick bite to eat after work. I was used to the old menu, under the previous management. Then, you could find delicately prepared delicious little goodies on the appetizer menu.. I perused what they now had to offer under the new management and nothing looked special but I settled for a margarita flatbread. Big fat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1052 Main St, Ste 2B, Newington, CT 06111-2937
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-372-4560

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