Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill

4.7
503 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Italian
We are now open for indoor and outdoor dining. If you like to reserve the patio we have two seating: 5:00 o'clock out by 7:15 , or 730 . To make reservation for the patio please call 604-6887466. On line reservations are for indoor seating only! Please be aware that in order to be able to dine with us , as September 13th, you need to be in possession of a vaccine passport that will be checked at the table along with one piece of ID.

Italian/Mediterranean cuisine, in a relaxed , professional environment

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 503 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.7
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.5
Value
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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

One of my best dining experiences in Vancouver so far.
It is more like a Italian than Mediterranean restaurant to me. The dining place is bright, simple and elegant, with open kitchen so that you can see clearly what's going on there ~ which do makes me remember Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen a little bit, but, don't expected any dramatic fighting like in TV show, in fact, everything is in perfect order and you may even possible to go and see their working yourself.
Waiter/ress are very well trained: polite, kind, and smart. They always show up on right time, never blabbering.
The bread is warm, good, but the jam - seems like butter mixed with egg & Oliver oil - is a little bit lack of flavor to me. Beef carpaccio is very traditional Italian style and very well seasoned, I like it very much. Another surprise is lobster bisque, it taste very lobster, and chopped vegetables inside even brings more layers, excellent job.
Osso Bucco, which is one of the most famous Italian dishes, is tender & jucy. I would give it a five star if they could serve at least one more bone with marrow. Valley Duck is perfect, with crispy skin & tender meat, have one cut, grab some sauce and enjoy a glorious piece of taste in your mouth - just like a symphony of Mozart. It is even greater because of the side dish - the fried rice is crunchy & tasty,and brings amazing balance, fantastic job.
As a recommendation, better order espresso for MontBlanc, It's a bit sweety and definitely tea bag is not strong enough to balance it.

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Jennifer
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious… worth the weeks of wait for reservations

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Bradley
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Beautiful Food, Lovely Room. Our server certainly did his job and wasted no time on words. One small complaint - they need to offer wine tastings. It feels cheap when they don't. Customers expect to familiarize themselves with what is offered on the wine list, at least by the glass. This is the way the world over.

DD
vipDouglasDiningDaily
Vancouver
18 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Impeccable as always. The best restaurant in Vancouver!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and service!

LR
LynneR
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We opted to let the Chef take charge of our meal and cook for us. Absolutely a great experience, everything was delicious and interesting from the starter to the desert. Massimo the Sommelier was incredibly knowledgeable and the service as always was impeccable and seamless. The entire experience was fantastic! It could not have been better.

NS
NorthShoreMrs
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was awesome. Incredible service.

SF
SurreyFoodie
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is a real treat! A lively atmosphere, an attentive staff and meals without compromise made for a fantastic evening with friends. and you really should have the cioppino.

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vippaolo
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing as always

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience4

This restaurant uses the best of ingredients but unfortunately, uses too much sodium. The true taste is masked ..

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience4

Waiter should serve woman first especially when asking for cocktails, then should not reach across the table to serve a drink, literally across it. He should not be tripping other waiters as a joke, was embarrassing to watch. Sorry but not my cup of tea. The food however was SPECTACULAR!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent as always!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

40th Anniversary

HL
HelenL
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

absolutely fantastic service and food - really wonderful dining experience every single time.

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foodie
San Diego
52 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful food and service. Great way to celebrate an engagement!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Cioppinos never disappoints. The food to the service was superb.

DL
vipDerekL
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food was excellent and service was very attentive. It’s a little loud at times and a little hard to see the menu as the lighting is dimmed just a hair too much. But overall very good.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Chef Pino is number 1, he treated my family to an amazing night! Great food and classic service. Very memorable night!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and amazing food

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
53 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding !! Patio is gorgeous. Service is perfection. Food was so delicious, we cannot wait to go back! Thank you

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I took my wife here for her birthday. Everything was fantastic from the cocktails, the wine, the food, absolutely top notch. Chef Pino runs a well oiled machine with highly attentive servers and wait staff. Every time I turn around my glass of water has been refilled, and my wine topped up. Excellent attention to details. My wife and I had the multi-course tasting menu option and it was a great way to experience many dishes without getting too full. Dishes were brought out in an organized, rapid succession never feeling too rushed but instead well timed between courses. The sommelier did a fantastic job of selecting a great Italian wine (in this case a delicious Brunello di Montalcino) that paired exceptionally with the courses that we were served. If you are looking for an elevated Italian dining experience look no further. I have been here many times and every time I have had a consistently great experience.

JD
JenD
Vancouver
19 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Hands down, the best food and service in Vancouver.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Was incredible. We enjoyed our meals very much. Extensive wine list and great ambiance. We will be back!

LT
LoveTableau
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always it was amazing. Great service, delicious food and great ambiance.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great experience as always!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Benchmarking cactus club waitresses at a 10, our server at Cioppinos was a solid 2. Did not look pleased to seat us and did bare minimum throughout the night. I thought this was interesting as he seemed to treat the table of Caucasian males next to us way better than our table. With regards to food, this restaurant is over hyped as food was mediocre and definitely NOT worth the $$$$ - there is no feeling worse than paying good money for a meal that we didn’t enjoy, I will not be going back.

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TasiaD
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Enjoyed our experience there. The food was amazing. Service was exceptional. Thank you.

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vipbestliverinvancouver
Vancouver
43 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food great waiter great atmosphere are very good restaurants. We have been there a number of times.

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John
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, service and atmosphere as always. Look forward to next time.

RB
vipRobertB
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service and food as usual
One of the best restaurants in Vancouver

JM
JoyM
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So nice to relax and enjoy elegant surroundings and delicious food . Everything was done with all correct covid restrictions but service was very warm and friendly. Staff are very experienced and knowledgeable. Had a wonderful time.

JD
JohnD
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always food, service and atmosphere were excellent. Pino and his team continue to make cioppinos one of the best in Vancouver.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service. The food is the best in the city. Totally great vibe. Outstanding attention to detail and everybody including the chef was very personable

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always fabulous. Tonight was extra special. Caviar service was superb and the Chef’s mother’s lasagna was honestly the best we have ever had. Service was exceptional. We love Cioppino’s.

PG
vipPeterG
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The best restaurant in Vancouver by a long way!!!!!!!

We have been going here for 15 years and it is always ooutstanding

ES
EastSideLove
Vancouver
17 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Delicious food, friendly service, nice free birthday dessert. Ambient lighting was low and romantic with a high end vibe

LS
LaurieS
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner, everything we ordered was beautifully presented and so delicious. A real treat in these trying times. I was surprised at how generous the portions were.. I would have to order less next time!

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rcal
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic
Perhaps the best Italian restaurant in Vancouver

OT
OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food!!!

DC
DrCamp
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Superbly created food, every detail creating multiple layers of subtle flavours. That includes starters and mains.
Definitely going back there for another celebration.
By the way, their COVID protocols are good.

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Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill is rated 4.7 stars by 503 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.