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The Restaurant

The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards embraces an estate-grown, sustainable, and family-owned business model. Since 1986, it has delivered simply prepared dishes crafted to evoke creative flavors by using sustainably and organically grown local ingredients. The seasonal menu changes daily, utilizing produce from The Restaurant’s organic garden. From the abundance of fresh produce provided by the Estate Garden to the unique Estate Beef program, Estate olive oil and Estate-grown wines, the menu will continue to balance flavors and complement the many components of Wente Family Estates. Service is warm and inviting, and guests have a view of the vineyards through the French windows of the historic Cresta Blanca building.

Hours of Operation

  • Dinner

    Tue-Sat 5:00pm-9:00pm

    Sun 5:00pm-8:00pm

    Tuesday, January 1st - Monday, January 7th CLOSED for maintenance

  • The Vineyard Table - Wine & Food Experience

    Fri-Sun 11:30am-2:00pm

  • Group & Private Dining Events

    Please contact our Private Events Office at 925.456.2425.


The Restaurant
5050 Arroyo Road
Livermore, CA 94550


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The Vineyard Table

Join us for lunch at The Vineyard Table, our new wine & food experience at The Restaurant. Enjoy a three-course wine and food journey, showcasing Wente Vineyards’ small lot wines chosen by Jorge Tinoco, Wine Director, and ingredient-driven dishes from the culinary team led by Executive Chef Mike Ward and Executive Pastry Chef Kayleigh Guyon.

Available Friday - Sunday, 11:30AM - 2PM. Reservations recommended.

Price: $55 Members. $65 Guests

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The Team

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    Mike Ward

    Executive Chef, The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards

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    Caitlin Bolin

    General Manager, The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards

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    Jorge Tinoco

    Sommelier, The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards

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    Diane Dovholuk

    Master Gardener

Private Dining

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The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards offers private dining spaces to accommodate parties of 12 to 50 guests. Specially prepared banquet menus available for parties over 15 people.

Wine Cellar Dining Room

Recently remodeled, a completely enclosed room located in The Restaurant Cellar, downstairs below our main dining room next to our wine cellar.
Capacity: 12 -18 seated

Veranda Dining Room

Located in the back of our Restaurant overlooking our beautiful lawn surrounded with large windows and french doors.
Capacity: 24 - 30 seated

Rotunda Dining Room

Located across from the bar in our Restaurant, this room features large windows and french doors.
Capacity: 40 - 50 seated

Awards & Accolades

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At The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards, we strive for excellence in every aspect of the dining experience.

Honors and Awards

Wine Spectator Best Award of Excellence

Outstanding Wine List every year since The Restaurants opening in 1986


(Distinguished Restaurants of North America)

One of the Best Restaurants in North America. Every year since 1993

Restaurant Hospitality Magazine

Best Wine List in America 2006 & 2005

Wine Enthusiast

Award of Unique Distinction 2007 & 2006

Wente Vineyards Restaurant Accolades

“When the fourth generation of the Wente family turned to restauranting, some offered prayers for their deliverance, but some knew the family’s drive for perfection would win out ... and it has. The place is stunningly beautiful, comfortable, worth a special trip!"

- Travel-Holiday Magazine