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Cin-Cin Wine Bar
Cin-Cin Wine Bar

Cin-Cin Wine Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cincinwinebar.com
  • Phone: (408) 354-8006
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,
    Happy Hour: Monday - Saturday: 4:00 - 6:00pm
    Late Night Happy Hour: Thurs - Sat: 9:00 - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, American
  • Executive Chef: Shingo Katsura
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Cin-Cin can create the perfect party platters for your event. Call a minimum of 48 hours in advance to place your order, then come pick it up on the day of your event.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please call for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Lisa (408) 354-8006
  • Special Events & Promotions: Whether it’s a Girl’s Night Out, Employee Appreciation or Birthday,Cin-Cin can host your special event. We’ll work with you to create a special menu for your event. Let us design a shared plate menu, wine pairing dinner or prix fixe menu. Call Cin-Cin at 408-354-8006.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Highway 9
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: There is private parking behind the restaurant. The entrance is on Village Lane.
A word from Cin-Cin Wine Bar
Cin-Cin [chin-chin] is an Italian toast meaning "to your health."

Cin-Cin is a neighborhood wine bar for friends and family to enjoy food and wine produced by sustainable, organic and biodynamic methods. Cin-Cin is a place where you can nourish your palate with pure, sophisticated and intense flavors.

Owners: Lisa Rhorer and Pasquale Romano.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "We stopped in for a latish (9:00) dinner and we had a great time. Our server was perfect (she was attentive, helpful & did not remove my cocktail glass until I was 100% done). The chicken dish was moist and wonderfully seasoned."
    Dined on 10/18/2014
  • "What a wonderful little gem to find (thanks YELP) on a quick trip to Los Gatos! The food and service were outstanding- wonderful cheese plate but the Korean tacos on steamed buns (feel free to ask the waiter Mike for a tweaking of the menu) were to die for. I will be back!"
    Dined on 10/18/2014
  • "As always Cin-Cin was excellent as usual. The food was great and the service was also great. The only change that I noticed was that the Wine Lists seem to be getting more and more expensive with few choices of recognizable wines. Not everyone wants to spend $50-$60 a bottle for white wines not to mention the red wines."
    Dined on 10/17/2014
  • "Came to Cin Cin to meet some friends. Had to drive from Capitola, but it was well worth it. Everything we got was yummy!"
    Dined on 10/17/2014
  • "As always. The food never disappoints, we visit this restaurant 3-4 times a year. The wild mushroom empanadas and the sliders are a must try. Had the fried chicken for the first time, and we would definitely order that again as well."
    Dined on 10/11/2014
  • "Cin Cin is consistently good - yummy drinks, wine and so many great small plates. We were a tad disappointed on this visit by a cocktail and a dessert, but all the food was great as always!"
    Dined on 10/10/2014
  • "First time for us at Cin Cin. We enjoyed our visit. Food was very good..my lady and I both had scallops. Our waitress, Alisa, was excellent. This young girl was quite efficient, very pleasant and had a wonderful, relaxed attitude. It was noisy but somehow we considered it just lively with a young crowd of diners still going when we left close to 9PM."
    Dined on 10/8/2014
  • "We love this place! Such creative and interesting food! Love the half price wine night! But we miss our favorite waiter, Jarod! Service is always good."
    Dined on 10/6/2014
  • "We love coming to Cin Cin, but this time round they missed on the service - timing was off and we felt rushed. Specifically our first courses didn't come out at the same time (one of us had almost finished by the time the other one arrived), and our third courses arrived before my husband had finished his second course. Food was amazing as always, so we will be back :)"
    Dined on 10/4/2014
  • "Even though they no longer have the appetizer sampler plate, which was delicious, the charcuterie & cheese plate was a delicious appetizer to share among 4 people. Love the restaurant for the small plates so that you try a lot of different items. The beet salad was just the right softness and paired with the goat cheese to bring out its sweetness. The grill octopus was a tough though and having just gotten back from San Sebastian, unfortunately doesn't compare. Our waiter Michael has only been there a month and was very attentive - we'll ask for his table again. Love to find waiters we can connect with."
    Dined on 9/30/2014
  • "First time at the restaurant with a group of very tired co-workers. Incredible food, great service and good atmosphere. I loved the deviled eggs, the truffle fries and short ribs."
    Dined on 9/24/2014
  • "It was my first time here, and I took my boyfriend. Coworkers sent me here with a gift card for my birthday. I was glad to see that the attire and attitude around the place was casual, but the restaurant itself was classy and romantic. Rather than share a bottle of wine, he and I had cocktails. He didn't enjoy his as it was too light for his tastes but my drink resembled a stirred old fashioned and was delicious. We shared one of the specials (potatoes with chorizo sauce), a side of veggies, and the steak frittes. Everything was delicious! The only thing that could have made the experience better was if the ceiling fan in the room we were in was either off, or slowed down, and I think I was sitting under the air conditioning."
    Dined on 9/23/2014
  • "We returned to Cin Cin to celebrate my husbands birthday. Everyone was friendly and attentive. As we checked in the hostess wished him a happy birthday and our waitperson mentioned it several times as well. Can't beat 50% all wines on Mondays. We were able to drink one of our favorite sparking wines at a great price point. I recently took a family friend to different restaurant that had a Michelin star. It was her 90th bday and not one person wished her a happy birthday. I would return to Cin Cin over this Michelin star restaurant in a heartbeat!"
    Dined on 9/22/2014
  • "We went on a Monday when most other places in Los Gatos are shut. It was very busy but that apparently is because Monday night is half price wine night. If you are like us then half price wine can take a chunk out of your bill! The place is very nice, really great ambiance. Service was good but they were busy. Most of the food was delicious. The Ahi Tuna was fabulous. I would absolutely recommend Cin Cin to anybody looking for a fun night in a restaurant."
    Dined on 9/22/2014
  • "The place was loud, but it was Saturday night, and it was full. We ordered the Octopus, which was amazing. The Caprese Salad was equally good. They had a really good selection of wine available, and I love that you can create your own flights. Great service, and an all around good time. I will definitely go back."
    Dined on 9/20/2014
  • "YUMM YUMM and more YUMMERZ all with great service and a Smile! Aaron our waiter was great, but the bus boy (man) was amazing and attentive, not only filling water, but bread, or taking plates, bringing napkins... great great place!"
    Dined on 9/11/2014
  • "Our visit was for the food. A group of 5 people. We all thoroughly our choices of food. All prepared with spices and great ingredients."
    Dined on 9/6/2014
  • "Cin-Cin consistently delivers delicious food and innovative drinks. Not only do they have an amazing wine list, their cocktail options are always exciting and fresh. The food is delicious. No matter what I order, I am always pleasantly surprised at how flavorful and fulfilling the food is. Cin-Cin is perfect for anniversaries, girls night out, birthdays, dates, and much more. It is an intimate setting serving amazing food."
    Dined on 9/5/2014
  • "We had a very enjoyable experience having the terrific food and drinks at happy hour.our favorite happy hour destination. The service was superb. We all Said the best waiter ever. A young man who said he lives in Santa Cruz."
    Dined on 9/2/2014
  • "Terrific tapas in Los Gatos. Great wine list, attentive service, and delicious food."
    Dined on 8/30/2014
  • "We had a group of 8 and they did an amazing job serving us. We had a great night with great food and wine. We will be back."
    Dined on 8/27/2014
  • "We have been to Cin-Cin several times before and had great meals. This time not at all! The food was average and the service was terrible! We waited sooo long for our food and drinks. And it wa not worth waiting for. Out of four items, the soup was the only impressive dish. Will not come back; too many other options in the area."
    Dined on 8/27/2014
  • "My first time and will go back very soon! Amazing place!"
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "We had a fantastic experience at Cin Cin Wine Bar. The food was well thought and delicious and the wine was perfect. I will definitely be returning!"
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "This was my second time here. My first time was with a group of 5, this time just with my boyfriend. It was a tiny bit too loud for a romantic dinner, but we still had a really great time and I loved the Korean Tacos, Cheese plate and wine flights were as amazing as I remembered the first time. I was a little let down by the braised short ribs, but when the amazing waitress Mimi saw I has only eaten half my plate she took my meal off of the bill. She really didn't have to do that, but it was such a nice gesture that I will be coming back far more often. The cost of the main course immediately went to her tip. She was also great at helping us pick out cheeses for our cheese plate and to decide on wine flights. I will be back soon!"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "The beef sliders and Korean tacos are to die for! Delicious and wide variety of small plates."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "From the opening "nibbles" of citrus olives to the final desserts, our family dinner at Cin Cin made for a perfectly memorable celebration of my wife's birthday. The food was delicious, service efficient and friendly, and atmosphere warm and pleasant. We are more than likely to go back again."
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "My husband and I shared 3 different red wine flights and many small plates….the brussels sprouts, beef tacos, and scallops were particularly delicious."
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "First visit...will return. Late night snack....Just shared a few small plates plan to try other menu items in the future. Wine was very good also shared 2 flights."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I usually give this restaurant high reviews. Unfortunately this visit the service was terrible."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Wanted a nice dinner with a bottle of wine and was pleasantly surprised and happy with everything."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Upon entering Cin-cin I was immediately aware of the wonderful atmosphere. A friendly host escorted us to our table. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable of food and our wine selections. I was amazed how much we enjoyed the food that satisfied all our senses. The flavor of the small plates that were served was sensational. Shrimp and grits, wild mushroom empanadas, grilled octopus, and steamed buns with pork bellynwere just a few of the fabulous small plates we loved. The whole experience was wonderful. I am going to recommend this restaurant to all of my friends."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "It's really fun to share the small plates, most of which are really tasty. My only complaint is that the place can get a bit noisy when full (which is often)"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Appreciated the excellent service - great place to celebrate our wedding anniversary"
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We were celebrating a friends BD, and the energy was great for this. The food was very good but the service was excellent. Our server was extremely attentive, answered any questions we had, in great detail. It was a nice, un rushed dinner. My only complaint is I expected more wine by the glass options from a wine bar. The few offered were meh... Overall- Good Time"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "This was my second time here and it was amazing, just as the first time. The food is always good and the wine, even better!"
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Being able to order 4 small plates and an appetizer (for two) and a flight of wines was an amazing way to taste a variety of flavors of foods! Loved it and will definitely be back. Charcuterie appetizer, mushroom empanadas, smoked salmon, korean tacos and sliders were all amazing."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "At a Wine Bar I would have expected fewer young children...although most were well behaved, not what I was expecting for a night out....would definitely book a later reservation in the future, if we were to return"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Loved the toasted nuts to start, all our courses had excellent flavor and came out timely. Definitely will return."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "My wife and I love Cin Cin, and it's our favorite "date night" dinner location. The food is amazing, as is the service and location. Can't go wrong here, really."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
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