For a romantic, quiet escape from work and shopping stop by and enjoy the upscale environment of The Wine Loft at Mercato. They serve 70 wines by the glass, 250 varieties by the bottle and have a full bar featuring liquors, beers, and cordials. Pair wine with a domestic and imported cheese plate with flatbread, berries, candied nuts and a balsamic reduction. Other offerings include shrimp cocktail, smoked salmon, crab and spinach dip, hummus, chicken or beef satay. Soups, salads, sandwiches, flatbreads, and tapas round out the menu. Items of note: fig and prosciutto with goat cheese and mozzarella flatbread, roasted lamb chops served with mint jelly and more, and Maine lobster stuffed ravioli. The desserts are homemade and the list is long. Stop by for a port and bleu cheese after dinner. The Wine Loft can be reserved for private parties. Open Monday through Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. Friday and Saturday till 1 a.m. and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.