Vangeli’s wins the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence 2023

Vangeli’s Bistro, has been recognized a second time for their outstanding selection of wines that pair well with their fabulous entrees.

Award winning choice for a romantic evening

An intimate setting and the chef’s upscale culinary creations, along with an extensive wine list of over 90 selections, make this one of the area’s most popular restaurants for a romantic dinner.

Chef Evan Dimas enjoys crafting dishes that feature local, in-season ingredients and the menu changes often based on market availability. Patrons can choose from unique flavors that showcase fresh seafood, pasta, steak and pork specialities, vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Vangeli’s DINNER menu
Vangeli’s WINE menu

Vangeli’s offers a Date Night Tuesday special for couples which includes: an appetizer, 2 entrees, 20% discount on a bottle of wine and a free dessert.

Vangeli’s is a small restaurant where reservations are recommended. Book online at

Tuesday – Thursday 5pm – 9pm
Friday – Saturday 5pm-9:30pm

119 Ram Cat Alley
Seneca, SC 29678
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(864) 973-8887

Jazzy location

On Thursday nights (April – October) Jazz on the Alley takes place outside in front of the restaurant. The road, Ram Cat Alley, closes to car traffic and people stroll through the center of downtown dancing in the street while listening to live music.

During the summer, Vangeli’s hosts what they call “Jazz Before Jazz.” On Wednesday nights from 6-8pm musicians perform live in the restaurant while the waitstaff wines and dines patrons.

Vangelis Wine Spectator 2023

In addition to elevated dinner options, Vangeli’s offers large and small catering, weddings, corporate and in-home cooking events.

image of Vangeli's wine award toast
Vangeli’s Manager Melissa Ryan and Owner Evan Dimas toast their success.
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