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The Wine Bar

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$$ - $$$
American, Wine Bar
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417 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY (Division St.)
+1 518-584-8777
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We we're seated at a nice but very small table at the window - good thing they serve small plates! The chairs were very uncomfortable. The wine menu is good and staff knowlegable, but charging $3-4 for tastes was strange for a wine bar trying to encourage people to fall in love with a new favorite! We ordered a tapas... More 

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Thank Trip4Mad
Schenectady, New York
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Took me back to the happy hours of the 1980's when you could have a glass of wine or a beer along with some nibbles after work. The smokers' lounge is extremely well ventilated and comfortable!

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Thank wmcleve
new york
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We frequently walk by the Wine Bar but never stopped before. I expected tapas and small plates but the menu, although not terribly extensive, had a great selection. We had soup (not on the menu), a chopped salad and an artisan pizza (along with wine, of course!). The wait staff was pleasant. We were seated immediately with a great view... More 

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Thank NewYorkArtteacher
Fairport, New York
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

They are now serving 'taste' glasses in place of flights which worked well for us this visit as we didn't want a lot and we were drinking different types of wine. The kitchen closes at 10 and we always wish we could get a dessert or snack after that because we never visit before 10 as we generally have dinner... More 

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Thank LynneM755
Saratoga Springs, New York
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

My husband and I decided to try their happy hour. We ordered the lamb lollipops ($8) and the chicken "tacos" ($8) First off, the lamb chops were tiny and overly salted. They served just 2. The menu states chicken tacos, plural, but we were served only one taco. I would have preferred taco bell. Very over priced for the portion... More 

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Thank Beachbums601
Saratoga Springs, New York
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235 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Friend and I decided to try out The Wine Bar at Happy Hour. Well, the service was very good, wines were reasonably priced and the Happy Hour appetizer menu had just enough items to sample and enjoy. Choose a window table and watch the world go by while you sip a little wine, taste the cheeses and fruit from the... More 

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Thank Walsh13k
Dallas, Texas
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

As we shopped our way up and down Broadway, we checked out each of the bistros, restaurants and cafes along the way. About 4:45pm, we saw this place called The Wine Bar. We would normally just walk on by as we don't drink wine. But the food being presented to the patrons in the sidewalk seating area looked pretty good.... More 

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Thank Barry D
S. Natick, MA
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153 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Very wonderful, fresh food, well-prepared. We shared the "watermelon salad," olive and peppers, and filet mignon, eating tapas style. Everything was great. Service was decent. We'll be back.

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Thank Callisto S
Cobleskill, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stopped in for some wine and small plates during happy hour and had delicious cheeses, olives and fine foods! Will go back soon!

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Thank Holsteve
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

A very nice wine bar, lots of different wines and they offer tasting size glasses which is great as you can sample and compare before choosing your bottle or if you are like us just have a variety of tasters. We didn't eat but the food looked good. Just one thing although we were sat at the bar it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
    (Division St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-584-8777
Description
The Wine Bar is the outcome of a desire and commitment to create an environment in which people can share a casual evening with friends enhanced by fine wines and superior quality food in a comfortable atmosphere. The wine list, created by sommelier and owner Melissa Evans, is a representation of grape varietals, which excel in each wine producing region. The wine list changes frequently and showcases many esoteric and family-owned wineries. Our menu is a selection of small plates, entrees, fine cheeses and home-made desserts. We use only the freshest, highest quality ingredients including organic and free-range meats. It is our hope that you choose several items and enjoy the experience of different flavors while sipping one wine or several “tastes” of wines.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?