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Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca

1133 & 1129 Hamilton St. Send to Phone
604-688-7466
Mediterranean cuisine paired with selections from a multi-million-dollar wine cellar.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri. (Enoteca), Dinner Mon.-Sat.
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4.5 rating over 2 reviews

Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca Restaurant Review

: Owner-chef Giuseppe “Pino” Posteraro (who once cooked for Frank Sinatra) presides over the kitchen here, capturing strong, clear flavors in his cooking and tapping an innate ability to pair French-inspired, Mediterranean dishes with selections from an impressive 1,400-plus-bottle wine cellar---a 61 page wine list. Managers Celestino Posteraro and Massimo Piscopo manage the old wine and keep the scene flowing. The chef named the sunny, open kitchen, open concept dining room in Yaletown as a pun, melding his name onto the seafood stew, cioppino. Signature creations such as dry-aged rib-eye steak with rocket salad, linguine with lobster, and free-range chicken with raspberry vinegar-apricot sauce, draw diners to the side-by-side restaurants. For dessert, indulge in the “soft heart” chocolate cake with vanilla custard and ice cream, or choose the chiboust, a cream of passion fruit served with roasted pineapple and croissant ice cream. Lemon-lovers will go for the limoncello cheesecake with mascarpone citrus sorbet. Next door at Enoteca, there's also a low-key wine bar with a busy rotisserie.

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