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Sonoma Wine Bar & Bistro - Virginia Beach

189 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-3010
+1 757-490-9463
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“tuna tartare” (4 reviews)
“cheese board” (3 reviews)
“warm bread” (2 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
189 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-3010
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 5 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
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We celebrated our 57th wedding anniversary with dinner at the Sonoma Wine Bar. The server, Sarah was knowledgeable and very personable and was a delight. We started with the warm bread and flavored butter and the spinach salads; one of the best salads we have...More

Thank tallron
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great promotion on Wednesday's - all wine bottles are half price. Great opportunity to try some higher priced wines at a reasonable price. Food was ok but I was a little disappointed with the steak I tried. Good enough of a deal to give it...More

Thank JLMB1202
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Had 7:00 reservations and were seated promptly at nice window table for 5 of us. Wallace, our server, was very friendly and we ordered a round of cocktails as we perused the menu and wine list. After receiving our drinks, orders were placed for Caesar...More

Thank sbselig
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Nice intimate setting - great place to relax and drink wine. Try to salmon dish - it is delightful. The atmosphere is quiet and relaxing - it almost reminds you of sipping wine in a wine bar in Italy. Staff are attentive and helpful, but...More

Thank Audrey F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 60
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
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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