Find an Espresso Bar and Aperitivo Hour at the New Jon & Vinny’s in Beverly Hills

food, find an espresso bar and aperitivo hour at the new jon & vinny’s in beverly hills

Helen’s Wine Bar inside Jon & Vinny’s in Beverly Hills.

The Jon & Vinny’s pasta empire expanded into Beverly Hills at 456 North Bedford Drive on Monday, October 31. The menu of Italian American fare will be familiar to longtime diners with pizzas, pastas, and rainbow cookies. The new location boasts a wine and espresso bar near the entrance of the 800-square-foot space from Helen Johannesen, a longtime collaborator and partner of chef-owners Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo. It’s the first wine bar from Johannesen, whose Helen’s Wines retail shops are tucked inside of Jon & Vinny’s three other restaurants on Fairfax and in Brentwood and View Park.

“We felt the space and Beverly Hills would benefit from a new version of Helen’s, an inside-out Helen’s,” says Johannesen. The all-day counter serves multiple purposes: an espresso bar in the morning and an aperitivo bar in the evenings. To drink are wines by the glass or flight, and cocktails like Aperol spritzes and espresso martinis made with sake. Complementary snacks are served between 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Jon & Vinny’s is open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations can be made via Resy, takeout and delivery can be found on DoorDash.

food, find an espresso bar and aperitivo hour at the new jon & vinny’s in beverly hills

The new dining room at Jon & Vinny’s in Beverly Hills.

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