We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Frenchy”

Va de Vi Bistro & Wine Bar
Reserve with OpenTable
Va de Vi Bistro & Wine Bar is not available for your requested time. Choose another time, or search restaurants with availability.
The time you selected has already passed.
Ranked #2 of 315 Restaurants in Walnut Creek
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 20 - USD 30
Cuisines: International, Wine Bar
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: North Main
Transit: Walnut Creek BART, free shuttle bus: route #104
Description: Va de Vi translates to "It's all about wine!" in Spain's Catalan language. Of course, it's all about food, too! Chef Mike Fischetti's menu encourages diners to explore and share a variety of eclectic, international small plate portions. Bold tastes encourage diners to explore the large international wine list, easily navigated by tasting notes. Many wines are offered by the glass in addition to pre-arranged flights to allow diners to compare different wines and discover new favorites. A warm, casual elegance defines the ambiance. Outdoors, dine under an ancient oak tree or grab a table in the picturesque lane.
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Quaint fun place for get together. It can get loud for conversation. The food is eclectic and artsy at times but great tasting.

Thank nmcc10
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (468)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

5 - 9 of 468 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2018

We have eaten at Va de Vi several times, but the last two left a lot to be desired. In our last two visits, the octopus has been tough and left largely on the (small) plate. The meat in the beef tacos was hard and saved for the dog. On the other hand, their vegetable dishes were quite good: a beet and blood orange salad and the grilled artichoke. As other guests have commented, their prices are high relative to the small portions served and we were were totally willing to accept that when the quality was high. However, Va de Vi is no longer a good value and we will probably not return.

    • Value
    • Food
1  Thank Krystyna D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Another terrific meal at Va de Vi. It appears that the chef is making a significant and positive impact. Truffle-Cauliflower Bisque, Ahi Tartare, Roman Style Fried Artichokes, Burrata Cheese, Shishito Peppers, Sweet Pea Risotto, Rigatoni Bolognese, Cornmeal Fried Chicken, Shrimp siders. Goo think that there were 4 of us. Service was terrific and wine list was significantly improved over previous visits.

Thank seatinthebalcony
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We love tapas. And these are good. But there's something about the atmosphere at this place that's a bit off. A bit too full of themselves maybe. Other tapas in the bay area more authentic and better atmosphere. Not bad, just not great

Thank CaliforniaFoodie
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Our family ate there for the first time and what a great experience. The outside seating area was beautiful and clean and they had outside heaters. The waitstaff was excellent. All of the entrees we ordered were very good. I had the Rigatoni Bolognese, asparagus and the cauliflower. For dessert we ordered the dessert tasting for two and it was outstanding, banana bread pudding was awesome! as was the butterscotch pudding and the soufflé! and the fourth was a pastry crème profiterole.

    • Value
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Lisa R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Va de Vi Bistro & Wine Bar also viewed

 
Walnut Creek, CA
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Been to Va de Vi Bistro & Wine Bar? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing