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any opinions about the wine bar on 24th NW?

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trob Jul 19, 2007 08:05 AM

Anyone been in this place near Cafe Besalu?

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    improvcook Aug 23, 2007 11:28 AM

    What's the name of it?

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      laurahutch Aug 23, 2007 01:49 PM

      I think it's called the Wine Shop on 24th, believe it or not. klsalas is right that they're open pretty sporadically and I have to say that the owner doesn't seem to care a whole about business. I went in a few times when it first opened, trying to patronize a local business, bought a few bottles on a cople of different occasions and he seemed like he couldn't have cared less if I ever came back. So I didn't. Come back, I mean.

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        papaya77 Aug 23, 2007 03:46 PM

        Huh- we had a pretty different experience there; the owner has been very friendly and even introduced us to other people sitting at the bar.

        I do agree that the hours are sometimes not what is posted. They are generally not open Sun/Mon nights as far as I can tell.

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      papaya77 Aug 22, 2007 06:19 PM

      Yes, several times. It's a nice small place, I'm no wine expert but they have a good selection and the owner seems to know what he's talking about. The set-up makes it easy to chat with other people sitting at the bar.

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        klsalas Aug 22, 2007 09:54 PM

        It has been well reviewed in the last year. The only thing I think you will find difficult is that the shop is seemingly not always open during posted hours. It was previously a wine shop but they phased most of their retail selection out when they opened the bar. Nonetheless it is a charming space.

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