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Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro Restaurant Review: One of Reston’s best-kept secrets, Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro is located on the ground floor just off the lobby of The Westin Reston Heights. An upscale eatery with subdued, men’s-club décor and patio views, it offers a tailored menu that consists of classic dishes based on local, fresh and sustainable goods. Guests may start with the hummus, deviled eggs or beet salad, followed with octopus in a saffron aïoli. Lunch entrées tend towards lighter fare, from burgers to a Cobb salad loaded with bacon, blue cheese and chicken. Dinner mains include risotto, short ribs with gnocchi, and Hudson Valley duck breast. Dessert choices are limited, but if it's in season, we recommend the strawberry shortcake. Ask the waiter to help you flip through the wine lists to pick the right pairings for your meal. Happily, you’ll find the service discreet and courteous, and best of all, punctual.