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Century Plaza Hotel - C|PRIME

3.9
45 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Italian
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  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
C|PRIME is the latest culinary endeavour by Century Plaza Hotel.
The menu is comprised of fresh and inspiring modern Italian cuisine alongside traditional steakhouse classics delivering incredible food in a fashionable atmosphere.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Steak
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Hours of Operation
Breakfast: Daily: 7:00 am-11:30 am
Brunch: Saturday-Sunday: 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Lunch: Monday-Friday: 11:30 am-5:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday: 2:30 pm-5:00 pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00 pm-10:00 pm Happy Hour 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Phone number
(604) 684-3474
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Payment Options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Bruce Woods
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Comox Street
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Parking Details
Direct access from parking to hotel and CPRIME is accessible by elevator or stairs to Lobby level
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Public Transit
Burrard Str. & Nelson Str. bus stop across the street or Burrard Skytrain Station provide access a 10min walk away

Private Dining

C|Prime features beautiful open and semi-private spaces on 2 levels, located separate from main dining area. Whether you're looking to hold a reception or sit-down dinner, C|Prime offers a great deal of flexibility with setup, seating and menu selections to ensure your event is a great success.

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What 45 People Are Saying
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3.9based on recent ratings
3.9
Food
3.8
Service
3.7
Ambience
3.8
Value
Noise · Quiet
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1.0Dined on March 25, 2018

STOP! Don't go here.

There is no reason to visit this restaurant.

We were greeted very nicely but the evening went down hill from there. A chair that we almost sat in was disgustingly stained, the paper menu's appeared very well used.

Our bread was fine, our waiter was nice, however very poorly tained in service. Also having not heard of a Crantini, and said he was the bartender...

As far as mains, our short ribs were too sweet and the steak too salty. The onion rings were bad, overdone with a poor choice of breading/coating.

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2.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Starters of focaccia bread, olives and salad were nice but mains were disappointing and hugely overpriced. Beware the "Dover sole" - one of the most expensive items. It arrived, surprisingly, as a whole (head and tail) bone-in fish hanging over the sides of the plate. Our waiter did not offer to debone it, and had to be tracked down to bring a plate for the bones. The accompanying sauce was unpleasant too. To make matters worse, though the place was less than half full, we were seated very close to a table of three who talked (and swore) loudly for an hour. Decor is nice enough, but there was no background music of any kind and the overall ambiance was depressing.

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

A beautiful restaurant. Service definitely outstanding. Food was excellent & a very nice portion.
Nothing but good to say about this restaurant

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Very friendly atmosphere and nice ambience. Great service with happy smiles

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

We enjoyed a delicious dinner of fish and homemade pasta. The atmosphere was relaxing and the service was excellent.

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2.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Can’t believe it is a hotel restaurant!!!
The customer service was bad. :(

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Great food and ambience. However, service was on the disappointing side. Or server walked around with a water pitcher and filled up glasses from people around our table, and completely missed our table. She went around the second time and failed to fill our cups when it’s been empty for quite some time. Other tables around us had the offer to get their bread tin refilled but we didn’t get the offer. On top of that, the server did not even ask if we were done with the meal and decided to give us the bill. We overheard other servers asking if the patrons wanted coffee or tea after their meal, but where was out offer? Last but not least, we waited half an hour for the server to show up and collect the money. She had the decency to hand us the bill but did not come up to us so that we could pay. What a waste of time! Not sure what her name was, but to be descriptive, she was caucasian while all the other servers were asian.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

We went to C Prime because the Dine Out menu looked very tasty for $30 and it did not disappoint. The service was very good and the portions excellent for the price we paid. The mushroom gnocchi was delicious; I would go back to have it was a main! The mussels starter was nothing special, but tasty. There's a nice touch to the free bread which is seasoned nicely and accompanied by olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and olives with a nice presentation. The lamb main was fall-off-the-bone tender and paired with wilted spinach and a lovely purée. The dessert was a chocolate mouse cake in a portion that is almost too generous, accompanied by a bourbon vanilla gel to that I wish I had more of. They did a $20 dollar wine pairing with Dine Out, which was my only disappointment since it wasn't stated the size of the pairings and though priced reasonably, was small portions to which I would have rather had ordered stand alone glasses. Decor is lovely and the space is not too load. We all agreed we would go back.

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Excellent food, service and value for our dineout experience. Wine pairing choices were good but amounts for price appeared less than satisfactory

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4.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Food was great, service was okay, but did not let us use the Opentable certificate because they had "never seen the cheque before". Initially seated us at the bar despite having made reservations specifically for a table, but moved us back after a table freed up.

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3.0Dined on January 30, 2018

Came here for Dine out with my boyfriend, the food was amazing! and for it being a restaurant in a hotel you didn't feel like it.
Even though it was a dine out menu it was sooooo good, I got the lamb as my main it just melted off the bone and in my mouth. My boyfriend got the snapper, which was also good but we both agreed the lamb was better and just so good.
Our server on the other had I wasn't too impressed with, he was very condescending, I got the vibe he was very old school fine dining trained server and we were 20 somethings in jeans (we'd dressed nice but still casual) he never smiled and seemed very unimpressed when I picked what my boyfriend was drinking (he'd ask me to surprise him) and even less impressed when I paid. For the most part he was an attentive server but he basically only addressed my boyfriend and seemed annoyed when I did anything so I was left with a bit of a bad taste in my mouth (except not cause like the food was amazing)

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Came here for Dine Out and their service was spectacular. Not a single bad thing to say about my experience and I was pretty skeptical going in. Def worth!

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5.0Dined on January 23, 2018

Very friendly service. Very good happy hour wine selection for great price.
Nice ‘Dine out’ menu.

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4.0Dined on January 22, 2018

The restaurant was very accommodating, they had a table for us even though we initially made a reservation for 8:30 but wanted to change it for 8:00. Our server was attentive, always made sure we had everything we needed. We never had to ask for our glasses to be refilled as she would come by on a regular basis. We opted for the dine out menu, the food was amazing. We also received complimentary garlic cheesy bread that was made in house, and our server took the time to explain what was in the bread and the condiments that came with it . All the courses were the right amount and they were just delicious!

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5.0Dined on January 22, 2018

Nice food and great wine selection, also good cocktails. Waitress was not so smiley although she was kind.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Very happy with their food and service. It's nice trying something new and being pleasantly surprised.

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4.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Went for DOVF 2018 and the food was very good. There were a few things that weren't 100% For example, the Red Snapper dish was quite average and we had an undercooked mussel in our mussel appetizer. But aside from that, the food was very good! Service wasn't bad but our server lacked energy and genuineness.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Nice surroundings. Great good and excellent service.

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5.0Dined on December 28, 2017

笑顔の対応で美味しいお酒とお料理をいただきました。料理が出てくるのもはやく、また、良いタイミングでした。アパタイザーのアスパラガスが甘くて美味しかったし、チキンも皮がパリパリでした。

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Service and food were excellent. Salmon and lamb were on point. The cauliflower side tasted like chicken wings. Tiramisu was delicious. Polite waitstaff. Would recommend

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4.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Excellent. Steaks and lamb were prepared beautifully. Can give Gotham and Hy’s a run for their money.

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5.0Dined on October 6, 2017

Quiet, elegant hotel restaurant which quality ingredients and upscale dishes.
Very professional service

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4.0Dined on August 12, 2017

Great server and good came fast. Loved the truffle parm fries

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3.0Dined on August 8, 2017

Ok not great

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2.0Dined on July 24, 2017

For what you get the food is horrendously overpriced. I don't know how they think it is reasonable. No wonder it's not busy at prime time.

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4.0Dined on May 28, 2017

We were staying at the hotel, which was very nice for the price. They gave us a buy one dinner, get one dinner free. The entrees were good, but their salad selection was poor and expensive.

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2017

This dining experience was wonderful and one of the very best in Vancouver.We dine out lots and in what is touted as the Best restaurants in Vancouver and none came close every dish that we had was top quality ingredients and cooked to perfection. Thanks CPrime and a job well done.

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4.0Dined on May 3, 2017

It was OK not fabulous. The eatery is extremely dark & stark, the staff is friendly & the food OK. The restaurant is clearly in an upstart mode somewhat hidden away within the hotel & off Burrard. I will return to make a new experience!

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3.0Dined on February 27, 2017

Food was so so

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4.0Dined on February 21, 2017

The food was very good, and I really appreciated that the room was spacious, having enough space between tables and making it quiet. I don't like the back ground noise and music becoming foreground.

The service was good enough except that the server paid attention to only one of us and ignored the other (which is me) so completely. I don't need her love or anything, but as a basic manner, the server at least should have acknowledged my presence from time to time. At least, that's what I do when I serve others just to be polite : )

Oh, and also, I don't know any Italian or much about wine, so I showed the wine list and asked the server if "rosse" is "rose". I have red and white at home but no rose, so I wanted to have rose. The server answered yes and I ordered one from the list, and it was red. Very red.

One more thing, we ordered two kinds of pasta, and they were both very good, but they had very similar sauce. Since the server knew that we are sharing, it would have been great if she had suggested a different dish. Over all, not very impressive service, so I will probably not choose this place for a more important occasion.

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2017

Came here with my friends for dine out Vancouver because the menu caught my attention. There were so many choices and the choices were also different from other menus. Definitely very glad we decided on this location. The ambiance was very classy and romantic. I'll be coming back here for special occasions.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2017

A very nice find in the West End. Really great staff and the food is amazing and great value.
CHECK IT OUT!!

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2.0Dined on January 25, 2017

The restaurant was very beautiful. We were seated in a well populated section of the restaurant, but despite many servers being in close proximity multiple times, we sat unattended for over 10 minutes. I attempted to wave down a gentleman who seemed to be running away avoiding contact. We also weren't given a drink menu. When our server finally came around to talk to us we had plenty of time to decide what we were going to eat and ordered right away. We were poured water that tasted disgusting and had to wait until our appetizers to arrive before we could ask the expose to grab us some new glasses of water. The appetizers weren't bad. When our entrees arrived our order had been mistaken and we were brought a wrong dish. We were only a party of two ordering off of a dine-out menu so our order should have been easy enough. After going with no attention at the beginning of our visit it seemed like the server just couldn't get enough of us. She was constantly coming by to the point where it got quite annoying and felt like she was rushing us so she could end her shift. The lamb loin was delicious and I would absolutely order it again. The gnocci wasn't bad as well, very rich and filling. The lemon tart dessert was delicious as well, but it was really the only interesting choice on the dessert menu.

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4.0Dined on January 24, 2017

Great food. Went for dineout. Had the calamari steak for appetizer and it was really good.
Also, the lamb loin is amazingly tender.

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5.0Dined on January 22, 2017

The Dine Out Menu was great! worth the price

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4.0Dined on January 21, 2017

1st time trying out this restaurant from the Dine Out Vancouver list. Chose this location because it has the lemon tart as the dessert. The initial menu has the baked clams as the appy but it was replaced by squid steak which is very different from many other restaurants. It has a good portion too. Girlfriend had the octopus, in which it was very tender and a very different texture experience.

Next was the main course, I had the lamb loin (again in a generous portion) and girlfriend got the gnocchi with wild B.C. mushrooms in porcini truffle cream sauce. She immediately fell in love with in, ate half and packed the other for her lunch. Each person was $30 with a dessert as well. We came back again with her family the following week.

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4.0Dined on December 25, 2016

I loved the service that was provided by the restaurant, the atmosphere was relaxing. This place is perfect for family dinners and first dates. Everything exceeded my expectations of the place, except the amount time it took for the food to arrive at our table. Overall it would definitely be a place for me to visit again.

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1.0Dined on December 25, 2016

We got our food cold and my friend has an allergy to onions... we were told the salad had no onion at all but was covered in onion powder! Staff was very new and not knowledgeable at all! We sent our meal back and it took quite awhile to get new food!!

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4.0Dined on December 10, 2016

Good place for a group, good service, good food & value for a downtown restaurant. Wine list is too complicated. The waiter also had trouble with the IPad. Wine listing on the menu by the glass only. Waiter didn't know the cost of a bottle so we ordered 4 glasses!
Overall a pleasant venue.

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4.0Dined on December 9, 2016

The three of thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience. One had roasted duck breast, one had the braised veal shank and the third had the grilled tenderloin with green peppercorn sauce--all excellent. Starter salad, desserts and single-glass wine choices were very good, too. Tables well spaced and noise level low enough for conversation even with compromised hearing.

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