Cibo Trattoria

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CAN$30 and under
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Italian

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Cibo Trattoria cooks authentic Italian cuisine with ethically sourced, seasonal local ingredients prepared in a traditional manner. Our 'from scratch kitchen' works with Mother Nature and embraces the Slow Food philosophy to showcase rustic elegance in our cuisine.

Proud to be the pioneer member of Slow Foods Vancouver, Cibo is located off the Moda Hotel lobby and just steps away from the Orpheum Theatre.

Join us for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner.

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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.3
Service
4.2
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4.0
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Dinefun
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A great little spot for breakfast!

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SergioJ
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Great quality of food. Very good en environment and service.
The only con was that the portions were too small.

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SuzerD
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous meal; standout was the calimari ripieni.
Service was outstanding and appropriate covid measures were in place.
I love this restaurant.

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vip604XFR
Vancouver
43 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thank You to Jesse, the head chef, for coming out to meet us and prepared a great menu for us. The food was excellent and the wine recommended was also great!

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Stillhungry
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall1Food1Service3Ambience2

I’ve never sent good back before but this is a first. There were only 2 tables being served and it took an hour and 15 mins to get our dishes. I ordered the cannelloni and it came out looking like a taquito...super dry and extremely oily. The oil was pooling on my plate. They offered to replace it with a different dish but didn’t want to wait another hour+ for the replacement. Thankfully they didn’t charge for it.

Aside from that, the server was nice. It was her first day.

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vipSeajay1
Vancouver
55 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

No one else was there this day. It was a 1pm reservation for Monday but I had expected a few more people for lunch.
Food was good. The server recommended a couple of dishes for us; both were good. The nicest thing was the ability to discuss subjects and not have competing noise. Must try this restaurant in the evening.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

It was my friend’s birthday. I requested for a birthday cake with lettering on the plate on the day itself and they actually made it happen. Moreover, the meal was amazing and our server was extremely friendly. I would definitely visit again.

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Kaysyrahsyrah
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

When we arrived for our reservation, the restaurant was still booked with a large party that had run overtime, hence no table for us in the restaurant. They were very accommodating, and gave us a table in the lounge , offered us a complimentary drink, and then when the party left , we were seated in the restaurant. It was actually lovely by then, as it was just the 4 of us and it felt like a private dining room experience. The staff were very attentive and both service and food were excellent.

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LeyE
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely evening. Food was fabulous!
The duck was delicious with a sauce to die for.

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LaurenR
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This meal was a 10 out of 10. We cleaned our plates and loved every bite and we had an appetizer, entree, and dessert. We were shocked that the restaurant wasn't packed. We would definitely go back and highly recommend. Yum yum!

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Bkllwpl
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice small room but not crowded. Pleasant efficient staff and excellent food. Quiet enough for conversation. I would fully recommend.

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vipJimT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, a delightful meal, great service and pleasant ambiance.

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vipPaco
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Superior. Lovely ambience and great food. The steak was perfect, as was the fresh pasta bolognese. Even the KALE was great. Hey, if you can make kale taste good, you are a master chef.
By the way, our schedule got switched around so we were HOURS early and they graciously seated us on a busy Saturday night.

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JanetD
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were early for our reservation, yet we were seated promptly. Our server was attentive without hovering. The portion size was more than adequate and was incredibly delicious.

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SeanG
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

The food and drinks were good and the server was nice, but there were several mis-steps in the service dept:
- Our waters were never refilled.
- Long periods of time before someone checked in
- After dinner was finished it was a while before we were asked if we wanted to see the dessert menu and only came by with it after we got his attention after waiting for a while. He apologized saying he was "tied-up" but customers don't want to hear excuses. My wife told him it only takes 2 seconds to grab them (it's not a big room) and sure enough he was back in 2 seconds to grab them. Hopefully it was a learning experience.

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vipVJ2004
Vancouver
30 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience2

The wine was the highlight of the night.
High ceilings & closely spaced tables meant that even at 6pm everyone was practically shouting, both tables either side of us sent meals back & complained, we all waited 45 minutes to 1 hour for our food.

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Nane
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Best before theatre performance restaurant. Excellent food good service and ambiance

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A fantastic Italian restaurant in the heart of Vancouver.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
4 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Food was very tasty but portions were a bit small for the price asked. Tasting combinations were Interesting and original while respecting fine Italian food standards.
Service was great, discret and efficient even if the whole room was managed by only one waitress, sometimes two.
Overall a great experience.

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MieO
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We are really enjoyed the dinner and atmosphere at your restaurant. Even it was a vancouver dine out week.
We definitely come back and try out all of your menu soon.

Also we tried UVA after the dinner but we went the bar in hotel George because was so noise and the bar counter was messy.

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StoryH
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Food was delicious, the waiter was friendly but dishes were served quite slowly.

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SimonC
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great restaurant. My friend and I booked this place last minute before a Sunday evening show and we sat at the bar. Fantastic service and food. Great atmosphere and environment. I'd definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Went for Dineout festival with a group of friends. The choices of meals for the 3 courses were all really interesting, and clearly they had something for everybody. The panna cotta was to-die for, and really made trumped the previous entree and appetizer. Really nice experience and value for the Dineout was well worth it.

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LesleyM
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

High quality all around; food, service and ambience.

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Kate
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went to Cibo for the first time during Dine Out Vancouver. It’s a nicely appointed, cozy restaurant well situated downtown. We were greeted warmly and had a fantastic meal. The food and wine were wonderful, service was friendly and excellent, and the prices were reasonable for the quality of the experience. Would happily recommend eating here!

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fellowtraveller44
London
20 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

We had a late reservation after a long day. We have always liked the restaurant but it was quieter than we expected because it is part of Dine Out. That was just fine by us. There was clearly not enough communication from the kitchen because one choice of appetizer and one of dessert were not available. That said, the duck main course was superb and the substitued tiramisu was one of the best. We will return at some point. Adding some more modestly priced wines to the list would be useful.

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ItsallaboutME
Vancouver
54 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Portions were small, at Dine Out, which was not a problem, given that we are not big eaters. My dessert, the Chocolate Nemesis, was amazingly good!

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LindaB
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

We went here before going to see the symphony across the street. It was the week of Dine Out Vancouver, so we got in on that, and it was great! Would definitely go back.

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MarekL
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really good meal! Our server was outstanding. Very helpful and attentive

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vipIshkanB
Palm Springs
11 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

The experience we got was horrible! My family got sick from the food. The server was very rude when we said that the glass was not clean, he showed an attitude toward us. Even though the glass was so dusty. The pasta was even cold when it came and it had no flavor. I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone!

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BrandonC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

The menu was quite limited, the portion sizes were small for the price.

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vipnapping
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Christmas Day lunch. Absolutely delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My wife and I went there for a nice lunch on Christmas Day. Great service, excellent food, warm ambience. We’ll go there again for sure.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
6 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Very good spot! Amazing food & friendly staff. Nice and cozy restaurant, especially by the fireplace.

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Bonnet
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely one of my now favourite restaurants. Excellent value, delicious food all with a quaint ambiance.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Went there for Sunday Brunch while Downtown. It was quiet, so we got quick service. We chose the Pacific Breakfast, which hit the spot nicely. Refreshing, light, and just the thing to fill us for an afternoon out in the chill. Will go back again.

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vipSimpford
Vancouver
15 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This small restaurant serves excellent food and provides fabulous service. We regularly visit Cibo when attending events at the Orpheum. They have something for everyone. The sea bass is cooked to perfection and served with a chick pea base. You cannot go wrong with the excellent pasta - the vongole is served with good sized clams. We will be back.

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KathyC
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Booked this restaurant for a Christmas get together with family. Service was great. Server asked right away if we needed to get out to attend the symphony as this restaurant offers a good option for those wishing to do dinner and that event. We were not going but appreciated the concern. Food menu is limited but what we had was good. They even offer Gluten Free choices. They have a great sommelier who helped us select wine to match our dinners. We had a wonderful time here and the service was part of the experience. We had decided to go out for an after dinner drink but ended returning to this restaurant just for drinks.

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KathleenA
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Three of us had excellent service -- lunch time reservation before the Symphony. From the moment I walked in and needed to wait 15 minutes before friends arrived --- hot mint tea was delicious, to my beet salad with the chickpea triangles that are amazing. A very pleasant lunch, will definitely return. I have been to your restaurant a umber of times, and never have had a negative experience. May thanks, Happy Holidays, merry Christmas

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RF1957
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience2

disorganized and slow; wine expensive for 5 oz glasses - not 6 or 9 but priced like it for same brands elsewhere; after serious problems getting the computer to produce the bill and consequential long delay there was a material overcharge on it. No accommodation for delay and no embarrassment at the overcharge. Very amateur and disappointing. Perhaps was expecting higher quality based on reviews.

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