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Underdog Wine Bar & Restaurant

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American, Wine Bar
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4590 Tesla Rd, Livermore, CA 94550-9002 (S. Livermore Ave)
+1 925-583-1581
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 18:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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San Ramon, California
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped in for a late lunch on a Saturday. Their menu includes cheese and artisan meat plates, salads and hot small plates. We decided to share the Wild Boar sliders (three sliders to an order) and the bison chili served with their potato chips. Both of us enjoyed a glass of wine with our small plates. It was a... More 

Thank Shirley S
San Ramon, California
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181 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

A group of us decided that a tasting trip to the vineyards was in order on a rainy day. We enjoyed our tasting experience, and then had a very good lunch in the restaurant. They offer a variety of off-beat items, from small plates to full salads to Banh My sandwiches. We enjoyed a variety of items and all were... More 

Thank JDB68
Livermore, California
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

To try some wine tasting while sitting on the outside patio. Great seating and tables will enhance you eating pleasure. Bring a group and enjoy a wonderful afternoon lunch. A fun menu to explore your culinary desire. I am sure, once you try Underdog, you will agree that you will be back with guests. They will be impressed! ☺

Thank Theo N
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Warm and friendly scene at Underdogs—craft cocktails, exotic sausages and hot dogs with names like the "California" the "Greek," the Ball Park," using fresh local ingredients and coming with sides of kale slaw or homemade sauerkraut. Want just a quick app and a drink? Then go for the curried white bean dip. Music on weekends, from jazz to DJ. And... More 

Thank LisaKClark
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I stopped in after doing the wine tour at the Concanon Vineyard. We ordered a variety of appetizers with a special shout out for the bacon wrapped figs and the chicken sliders. I am also one that doesn't like wine, I did try a wine cocktail and enjoyed it.

Thank Larry L
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398 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a beautiful setting at the Concannon winery. We went here for lunch on Sunday after making a reservation in advance. We showed up and they have no reservation for our party. We could show on the call history of the cell phone that we had called them and we knew the name of the person who supposedly took... More 

Thank SLKspingirl
Livermore, CA
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A memorable lunch on the patio at the Concannon Vineyards with friends included several choices of excellent wine flights and very tasty entrees. The atmosphere, views, ambiance, service, menu, and price are top notch.

Thank Supt-Retired
San Ramon
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257 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Summer says it all in the Livermore Valley when it comes to Concannon's Underdog Wine Bar & Restaurant. A lovely covered patio with a scenic view of vineyards and picnic area make the atmosphere summer "purrfect". I had the Farmstead cheese plate with sourdough bread that was wonderful along WITH an heirloom tomato and mozzarella salad that was delicious. I... More 

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MerridithR22, Public Relations Manager at Underdog Wine Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Underdog Wine Bar. We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you at your next visit! More 

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40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We have been here twice and I'm sure we will be back. First occasion we ate inside but really it is very noisy. Second time outside and that was great and the surrounding area is lovely. Enjoyed different flights of wine and the food was very good. Just a great relaxing place to spend a couple of hours. Happy Hour... More 

Thank Kathy D
Centennial, Colorado
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Food was not good. Finally got our money back for one dish. Waitperson blamed it on outside caterer who prepares their food. They should stick to wine tasting. Tiramisu was awful.

Thank john67609128

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Wine Bar
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4590 Tesla Rd, Livermore, CA 94550-9002
    (S. Livermore Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Livermore
  • Phone Number: +1 925-583-1581
The Underdog Wine Bar is a hidden gem amongst the romance of the vines in the heart of wine country. We offer an impressive selection of over 50 wines from around the world, California, and our very own Livermore Valley. The bar and lounge offers a warm contemporary approach to our unique wine and food experience. Nestled in the original barrel room of the historic Concannon Winery established in 1883, it features hand crafted tables made from repurposed 100-year old wood. We offer exquisite small plates of food. Think of them as Tapas with a global and California flair. Using seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, the Chefs craft menu items that are meant to be shared and paired with any one or several of the over 50 wines we offer.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?