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Cin-Cin Wine Bar

4.2
1035 reviews
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$50 and over
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Contemporary American
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About

Cin-Cin is a contemporary and inviting wine bar and restaurant serving locals in Los Gatos, California. Guests of Cin-Cin can enjoy internationally inspired flavors using seasonal ingredients found locally. Professional chefs offer gourmet menu items that include fried duck prosciutto puffs, lettuce wraps, baby kale salad, pan seared scallops, wild salmon, mac and cheese, mushroom risotto, gnocchi and more.

Cin-Cin sports a wine bar with imported and locally made flavors for guests to enjoy alongside any dish at the restaurant. Featured wines include Lumen, Santa Barbara, Grenache and other 2014 flavors that come candied with brown sugar and allspice for a sweet and aromatic experience.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American
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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
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Phone number
(408) 354-8006
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Shingo Katsura
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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.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Highway 9
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Parking details
There is private parking behind the restaurant. The entrance is on Village Lane.
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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.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.2  based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.2
service
3.9
ambience
4.0
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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on October 6, 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.

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maevers (London)
3.0  Dined on October 4, 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 :)

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vipfood4thesoul (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on September 30, 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.

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vipdavbarne (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on September 24, 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.

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delishhhh (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on September 23, 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.

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vipSFdiner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 22, 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!

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norry (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on September 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.

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Greatfood (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined on September 20, 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.

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vipCkesty (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 18, 2014

Great food, awesome service. Knowleable staff on their wine list.
Must try's: Deviled eggs, mushroom empanadas, beet salad, korean tacos. If you live in the area dont forget to ask for a Cin Cin Card for frequent diners. You'll receive emails for restaurant specials.

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AzzaLu (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 11, 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!

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vipRustyOne (Denver)
4.0  Dined on September 6, 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.

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Becca (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 5, 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.

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ninimayo8 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 2, 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.

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Scarlioni (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on August 30, 2014

Terrific tapas in Los Gatos. Great wine list, attentive service, and delicious food.

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SlowService (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on August 27, 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.

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vipDanvillegirl (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on August 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.

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Julia (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on August 25, 2014

My first time and will go back very soon! Amazing place!

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Vina (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on August 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!

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Califor127 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on August 22, 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!

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vipLJ2014 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on August 21, 2014

The beef sliders and Korean tacos are to die for! Delicious and wide variety of small plates.

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