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Cinch Grill

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1517 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: In the heart of Vancouver's West End.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Deck, Service & Pizza

While I miss Mo & Misty, we continue to enjoy Cinch, it's deck on a sunny day, having a glass of wine, and appie or dinner. Great pizza too. Good for watching the world and people go by. Enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
JULOfrVan
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Van BC
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Van BC
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134 reviews 134 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

While I miss Mo & Misty, we continue to enjoy Cinch, it's deck on a sunny day, having a glass of wine, and appie or dinner. Great pizza too. Good for watching the world and people go by. Enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.

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Penticton, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ate here with my mother and sister! They offer a Sunday brunch my sister and I both had the Cinch Benedict! It was amazing. We also had a pizza to share between the three of us, the crust was cooked just right. My mom had a seafood pasta I didn't try it but it looked fantastic and she said it... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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194 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Recently sold but the same chef. 3rd visit here because we like its small size, cozy interior and table layout (like in NO long bench). Good service, nice selection of pasta entrees and starters. Service attentive, small wine list with some reasonably priced options. Washrooms clean. Particularily enjoyed the tomato bocancini salad and the chicken liver starters. Mains are ample... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Cosy little restaurant in the west end, dined there with my wife and son after a recommendation on its lunches. Pleasant space, food very good, except for the risotto, which was poorly executed ie over cooked and distictly sub par. I had a steak starter, followed by spaghetti also e olio. I asked that they don't put tomato in the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

A very enjoyable casual bistro, Good variety of menu selections. Been there three times, all great. Friendly service from people who really care. Nightly specials, hard to choose! Can't go wrong here. This visit we shared a creative prawn appy, a pasta, and each had a perfectly grilled rib eye steak, and dessert. Perhaps a little too much but we... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Sad to say, this Vancouver gem is under new management and the service was awful. My food came so late my colleagues had finished eating. The owner refused to comp my meal or adjust the bill. His reason was because I'd eaten 1/2 my meal....bad service. The food was different, missing that Cinch taste. The onions in my panini were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Small intimate restaurant with very friendly service. The meal tasted good and was refined. I suggest the Cinch Spaguetti. It was amazing!!

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Iowa
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190 reviews 190 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
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53 reviews 53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Australia
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23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1517 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

In the heart of Vancouver's West End.

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