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Cinch Grill

1517 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
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Ranked #103 of 2,804 Restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: In the heart of Vancouver's West End.
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29 reviews from our community

96% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Ate lunch and dinner here on a weekday. The hamburger at lunch was great, very tasty, and good fries to go with it. For dinner had the sockeye salmon with caesar salad. The salad was very good, the salmon was pretty good, just a bit over cooked. Being an Italian place, I asked for a side of pasta with the... More

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Toddington, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

As the last restaurant we visited in Vancouver in our recent trip to Canada this fine restaurant proved to be a little gem. The staff were happy to guide us through the menu, and we enjoyed a fine meal that was well presented and beautifully cooked. If this restaurant was a few thousand miles nearer home I suspect that we... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Just arrived in town and walked down the street to find a restaurant. Found this place and checked the menu and decided on the 10oz Rib Eye. What a surprise as the steak was cooked to perfection. Any concerns we initially had were quickly replaced by the quality of the food. Will go back for a pasta if I have... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I stumbled upon this wonderful little Italian restaurant. Tables were few but it was busy and most importantly the pasta meals were a delight. We are so pleased that we happened upon this gem of a restaurant. Service was excellent.

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Calgary, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This small neighbourhood restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner. The food is always flavourful. There is a small outdoor patio which is pleasant on a warm Vancouver evening. Our server, Misty, always provides great service and there is never any sense of being rushed out the door.

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Sarasota, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the Times Square Suites apartments on Robson and walked around the neighborhood. We passed the Cinch Grill and went in to check the restaurant & the menu. Small intimate restaurant with the most magnificent hanging baskets of flowers outside. We went back for dinner that evening with another couple & had a wonderful meal. The service was friendly... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We were staying down by the bay in the Renaissance and just wanted some place down home and local. We walked the streets looking for just the right place and came across Cinch Grill. What a pleasure! Very friendly service. The food was fresh seafood in very excellent tasting pasta. Highly recommend.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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195 reviews 195 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We stayed at the Rosellen Suites, Vancouver on Monday 16th September. It was a Monday Night and we walked the Streets close by to find no restaurants open. We then walked a short distance in Robson Street and found Cinch Grill. WHAT A FIND. It is only small and busy but the waitress found us seating. The food was just... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We stumbled across this quaint little restaurant while visiting Vancouver. We had walked for blocks looking for something that felt right - and this looked perfect when we went inside. It is small - only 12 tables - but very clean and had a relaxed atmosphere. There were also a few tables outside, but it was raining so we opted... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The food tasted good and was refined. The risotto, pizza and spaghetti bolognese was all very good. Not the usual bland italian. Prices were afforable.

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