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Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill
Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill

Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.cioppinosyaletown.com
  • Email: pino@cioppinosyaletown.com
  • Phone: (604) 688-7466
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Pino Posteraro
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: High end off-site catering that reflects our menu and as well wine pairing
  • 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 (604) 688-7466

Getting there

  • Cross Street: HELMECKEN/DAVIE
  • Public Transit: Sky trains Canada Line
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We do have Valet Parking available through Black Diamond Valet, parking also available in the busy streets of Yaletown.
A word from Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill
Italian/Mediterranean cuisine, in a relaxed , professional environment
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Diner Reviews
  • "Cioppino's has always been a great destination for superb Italian cuisine and a long wine list. Pino did not disappoint -- a fresh heirloom tomato and burrata salad, octopus and white been ragu for starters, fresh halibut done perfectly and wild boar two ways for mains. Wild boar pork belly - what's not to like? Perfectly executed, beautifully served."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "And our server acted a bit put out by our presence!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "By far the number one restaurant in Vancouver. Always at the top of their game. Year in and year out never disappointed. DRS North Vancouver"
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Cioppino's is definitely in the Top-5 of Vancouver special occasion restaurants. The food is amazing, the wine list is extensive, service is classic, and the restaurant has a nice old-world cozy feel. With the large wine list, our server suggested we let him pick - gave him some guidance as to what we liked, and a price range, and he came back with a very nice selection (although went just a bit higher than our price range). Food was amazing; hard to choose. We both had a salad and entrée, and were very satisfactorily full. You can tell there are a lot of wealthy regulars who frequent the place, as the owner stopped by a few tables for a personal greeting."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "The place had a nice rustic feel. I didn't identify the two hostesses right away because they were in loud clubbing type of dresses, completely different from each other. Our server seemed nervous or tired, maybe he was new. He did his job just fine but wasn't as warm as most servers tend to be. Maybe I just expected a bit more having worked in the service industry myself and also because this establishment is more "high-end"/"fancy". The food was pretty good, but didn't blow my mind. I'd give the food a 3.5/5. Portions were a tad smaller than I had expected. We had the Vongole (clams) pasta and the pasta dish with lobster and a rose sauce for our mains. I can't remember what we had for appetizers."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "I can't say enough about this place. The service is the best in the city, the food is top notch and there isn't a negative about anything. This is my second visit in a few weeks. I live an hour away and will make the dive again."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "The regular menu had lots of great choices, but we mostly ordered from the list of specials and the food was fantastic -- particularly the halibut entree special. We had a wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "From first entering the restaurant we were greeted with a smile and were taken straight to our table. We sat down and it didn't take the waiter more than 2 minutes to introduce himself and ask what we would like for drinks. He gave recommendations and we ordered. The drinks were brought back in a timely manner which was great. The waiter was very knowledgeable on the menu and specials, we could really tell that he had eaten everything on the menu and was very passionate about food and his job. Finally, as it was my wife's B'day, a birthday desert was brought out beautifully arranged, such a great end to the night. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "The service was excellent and the waiter and sommelier were very helpful. My friend and I ordered different items and we wanted to make sure that the wine pairing was approrpriate for both dishes. I had ordered the Young Romaine Leaves salad as well that was grilled with a classic Caesar garlic-lemon dressing. Unfortunately my idea of classic Caesar and their was different and I didn't like the dish at all. They were very understanding and actually removed the item from the bill. I didn't ask them to do that but I was impressed that they had. Although this was the first time at this restaurant, it won't be the last."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "As always, Cioppino's is all that it should be. Cannot fault anything here, from their extensive wine list, great specials, and amazing classics."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Went here for my birthday dinner as we were recommended by family and it did not dis-appoint! We had an amazing meal and an amazing bottle of wine recommended by our server. This is definitely a restaurant on the pricey side but it is well worth it."
    Dined on 11/6/2013
  • "food is very delicious.and the waitter is very helpful. thanks"
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "It was an absolutely lovely evening. It had been years since we had been to the restaurant. Sometimes, restaurants get tired but not Cioppino's, the food and service was superb."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Don't even know how to express my gratitude and overall satisfaction with the amazing folks in this restaurant. We are frequent diners in many different outing venues in the city, and Cioppino's by far is the most consistently amazing overall experience all around. I often order off-the menu items, and the chef personally comes out to the table to make sure what I ordered is to my liking! Superb place to visit."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "I'm Italian and believe me finding authentic Italian place to dine is not very easy. Firstly, walking into Cioppino's is awesome as they take your coat. Service is efficient yet informing. Kitchen is open and you can see everything happening including Chef Cioppino himself providing direction. I had the dungeoness crab salad, perfectly done, not overly greasy. My husband had porcini and chestnut soup and it was smooth, creamy and perfectly blended. Meal of Osso Bucco - Divine! Perfect portions, perfectly done. Wild Boar done 3 ways was mouth watering as well. Treat yourself to the cannolli for desert, because I've had them from Sicily and Cioppino's was exactly what I remember from Palermo!!! A must go for italian and food lovers."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Cioppino's is a very special restaurant. The food, service, and wine choices are impeccable. The ambience is wonderful - urban chic with a comfort factor. This is the perfect place for celebrating a special occasion or for being good to yourself and friends."
    Dined on 11/14/2013
  • "Went here as part of a wonderful night; I read reviews online and cioppinos didn't disappoint. We had a lovely time slowly eating our small fancy meals, laughing at the outrageous wine list. Great place for a high end dinner, the chefs and servers wait on you hand and foot! Definitely want to dress up and enjoy the exquisite cuisine! Nice and close to the yaletown sky train station. Expensive, but worth it for a special occasion!"
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "The service was phenomenal and my overall experience was perfect. The beef carpaccio was very fresh and the lamb (and homemade mint jelly) was delicious. My girlfriend had penne with lobster...the sauce was delicious and our server removed the lobster from its shell for her, which was great service. Overall, my only complaint was the portion size could've been a bit larger for the pasta. And they made us a special dessert to commemorate our anniversary, which was very nice."
    Dined on 11/6/2013
  • "Great food, slightly on the higher end of pricing. For the two times that I went to Cioppino's, service was always a bit slow however the quality of the food definitely makes up for it."
    Dined on 7/17/2013
  • "Our waiter was a little stiff. Not sure anyone appreciated his need to demonstrate his superior knowledge, at the expense of the guest. Took my wife for her birthday, at considerable expense. The experience was one waiter short of enjoyable."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "Best Italian restaurant in North America by far. Beats, Batali, White, etc., etc."
    Dined on 4/22/2013
  • "The food was outstanding. The table service was excellent, warm and friendly while still formal in just the right way. I was disappointed in two ways. When I made my reservation I requested a quiet romantic table for my wife and I. We were shown to a table in the middle of the room and near the kitchen. It seems my request was not important. When I complained the hostess could have been a bit more gracious. We found a table at the front which was better. The second disappointment was the limited selection of gin and no cocktail list. Still the meal was very good and the service at our table was perfect. I will return."
    Dined on 8/23/2013
  • "Four of us dined at Cioppino while visiting Vancouver after our Alaska cruise. The meal was amazing. I had the mussels as an appetizer - prepared with an Asian accent. Then I had the Fraser Park Duck two ways - excellent presentation, prepared just perfectly. For dessert, I shared two scoops of gelato with my wife. Tasted like the best gelato in Florence or Rome. What made the meal exceptional was our waiter Patrick. He has been there since the restaurant opened 14 years ago. He made some excellent recommendations, helped select a wine, and saw to our every request. It seemed like he was always there, but he actually gave us plenty of space and time. He was delightful. If they have a class for waiters, he should teach it."
    Dined on 7/11/2013