About Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill
Italian/Mediterranean cuisine, in a relaxed , professional environment
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm.
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
High end off-site catering that reflects our menu and as well wine pairing
We do have Valet Parking available through Black Diamond Valet, parking also available in the busy streets of Yaletown.
Sky trains Canada Line
Private Party Facilities:
We do have 6 private dining rooms. Dom Perignon Room suitable for 6 people and available only when ordering a bottle of Dom Perignon. All other private rooms available only with group menus Cioppino's wine room suitable for 26 people with a minimum guarantee of 22 people. Mamma Paola wine room suitable for 12 people , minimum guarantee of 8. Enoteca wine room 22 people , minimum 18, Batasiolo wine room 18 people, minimum 14, Antinori wine room 14, minimum 10. The Enoteca wine room and the Batasiolo wine room can open into one room suitable for 40 people, minimum guarantee of 32 people.
Private Party Contact:
Pino Posteraro: 6046887466
Bar Dining, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill Ratings and Reviews
I took my wife and one of my customers a ...
I took my wife and one of my customers and her partner for dinner last weekend and had a wonderful evening. Our server was Felix and he was very professional, had a good sense of humour, and was very attentive to our needs without being intrusive. Not once did I have to reach for our wine bottle to fill our glasses like I've had to do rather disappointingly at other so called fine dining establishments. The bottle of Alsatian Pinot Gris Grand Cru I selected from their unbelievably comprehensive wine cellar matched incredibly well with the delicious food that we had. We had a pretty impressive meal at Yew Seafood restaurant just two days prior, but the meal at Cioppino's trumped that meal in every aspect. We all left the restaurant with a mutual feeling of complete satisfaction. An absolutely stellar meal and experience that will bring my wife and I back soon.
After searching for Yaletown area restau ...
After searching for Yaletown area restaurants we choose to dine at Cioppino's. It was the highlight of the food section of our travels to Vancouver. Outstanding entree selections made our choices fun to explore. The food quality, taste and presentation was outstanding; best veal chops I've had in years! The service was exceptional, wait staff were very professional as they scurried around to be sure every need was met; there seemed to be more than one supervisor on site ensuring to every detail; the chef walked through a few times to also check and his brother, the manager was delightful to meet. Highly recommend!
The best words to describe Cioppino are ...
The best words to describe Cioppino are "old fashioned". The food was delicious but these days we are more used to less heavy, lighter tasting food. The stuffed zucchini flowers were tasty but a bit greasy, the fish in the Cioppino was beautifully cooked, the broth was full of flavour but again a bit oily. The plating is somewhat modern but somehow my dining partner and I bought thought the food was a bit stuck in the past. The service was attentive but the waiter addressed my fellow diner (male) the whole time. We didn't feel hurried but we had three courses and were out of the door in eighty minutes. When you're paying just over $200 (with only one glass of wine each) it would be nice to be able to sit and chat a bit. We also had at least six servers over the course of the evening. Would I go back? Yes, but there are other restaurants I would try before returning.
A birthday dinner for 6 was a wonderful ...
A birthday dinner for 6 was a wonderful evening. From a greeting at the door by the owner, to excellent service and outstanding food, to a lovely ambience (we could actually make conversation across the table, something not possible in many places these days) Cioppino's delivered as always. It is not cheap but the quality is delivered to match the price.
Excellent service from our server Richar ...
Excellent service from our server Richard. Food was very good and brought to the table in a timely and organized manner. Overall, a very good experience. Only complaint was the stern-faced lady who greeted us at the desk. A smile and a warmer greeting would be nice for a restaurant of this stature and price.
Food with flavours that are authentic an ...
Food with flavours that are authentic and extraordinary all at once. Just when you think Pino can't do any better, he throws something new on the menu that is so so good.
The service is also top notch. Runs like a well oiled machine with every detail considered. I spilled a bit of red wine in my top and there was soda water and a napkin on our table within seconds. Love it.
Went for our anniversary..first time and ...
Went for our anniversary..first time and definitely will not be the last. Service was personable and not over done. Food was beyond delicious and fresh. The chef even made us a very beautiful dessert (on the house) for our special celebration. Would recommend Cioppinos to anyone looking for a authentic and fabulous Italian dinner. 😊
Excellent fresh Italian/ Mediterranean f ...
Excellent fresh Italian/ Mediterranean fare. The only downers were the overdone octopus (tough) and the terrible espresso (technical problem in my opinion, not the machine or the ban). The second try (cup) was better/ good but not great. Overall an 7 out of 10 experience.
We had been here some years ago for a similar birthday celebration and it had been good. However, this time we didn't like it much. Even though it was during prime time on a Thursday night (and we had annoyingly been reminded far to many times of our 8:00 p.m. reservation, first by you, then by the restaurant again, so that we felt like schoolchildren having to be constantly prompted!) the place was - see bracketed comments - nearly empty by 9:00 p.m. The waiter was rakish (pushing us to order, telling us that some dishes take up to 40 minutes to prepare, and when we ordered, the food was within a few minutes, much earlier than we had wanted it - we didn't appreciate that!) and the food was okay but not special. The appetizer was surprisingly tiny. P.S. The wine steward was very friendly, he was the highlight of the evening. All in all, considering the high price (over $500), we were disappointed and will not come back to this restaurant. Because all other venues in Yaletown were superbusy, we very much got the feeling of the place being 'has been' and out-of-favour and regretted our choice.
Great night out
We have a small business and treated our employees to a night out. I picked Ciopinno's just from the reviews and it didn't disappoint . The service was great and very efficient with out being noticeable which makes the whole evening run smoothly. The food was excellent and the wine list outstanding. The menu has a good variety and everyone enjoyed their meals. The flourless chocolate cake for dessert was amazing. We will absolutely be returning for another notable evening.
Outstanding restaurant in all aspects. The ambiance is lovely, the waiter very professional, knowledgeable and very friendly, every individual meal was outstanding, the wine list long, concise, and has very good and affordable bottles next to the best in the world and very expensive ones.
Best dining experience in Vancouver!
We've been here about 4 times now and this place is consistently amazing! From the food, to the service, to the atmosphere- never fails! Their wine list is exhaustive and regardless of what you order (on menu or chef cooking for you) this place never disappoints. I recommend this place to everyone! Its a must try, after one visit you will be addicted!
Definate a spendy wine list
I sense that this isn't a place for everyone's budget. I couldn't find much selection of wine under $100.00 a bottle. I was on my own and had planned to have a couple of glasses of wine and would have preferred to purchase a bottle and take the left over home. I didn't in the end as the affordable wines were not of my preference, though its a great list.
How fortunate to accidentally happen upon one of the next restaurants in Vancouver on a recent visit. The atmosphere, food and service was amazing. Dinner here is an experience not to miss! Our waiter was the best! I cannot wait to go back on my next visit to Van.
Very good food and a great place to brin ...
Very good food and a great place to bring customers. Our server forgot 2 items, which was not good. Was not impressed with the menu insert of "Chefs Suggestions", that did not have prices- not cool.
If you are treating someone, it is a very uncomfortable situation, especially when the steak on that menu was $125.
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