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Cin-Cin

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Dessert, Tapas, Wine Bar
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368 Village Ln., Los Gatos, CA 95030 (Highway 9)
408-354-8006
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cin-Cin [chin-chin] is an Italian toast meaning "to your health." Cin-Cin...
Cin-Cin [chin-chin] is an Italian toast meaning "to your health." Cin-Cin Wine Bar resulted from a friendship of a successful Bay Area local restaurateur and a former Google marketing professional-turned-sommelier. Don Durante and Lisa Rhorer developed the concept of Cin-Cin based on their passion for food, wine and the environment. Cin-Cin is a neighborhood wine bar for friends and family to enjoy food and wine produced by sustainable, organic and biodynamic methods. Cin-Cin is a place where you can nourish your palate with pure, sophisticated and intense flavors.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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 time with siblings

Cin Cin is a great neighborhood gem. A little load at times but the food is great! The sliders, steamed pork buns, flatbread, truffle fries, Korean taco's. Drinks were good too. The girl's ordered pear martini's but they didn't have the ingredients. The bartender made something special with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Jay F
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Monte Sereno
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Monte Sereno
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34 reviews 34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Cin Cin is a great neighborhood gem. A little load at times but the food is great! The sliders, steamed pork buns, flatbread, truffle fries, Korean taco's. Drinks were good too. The girl's ordered pear martini's but they didn't have the ingredients. The bartender made something special with a money back guaranteed. They really liked them.

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Montreal
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124 reviews 124 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This one is my favorite in Los Gatos... They serve small plates and great wines in a very casual setting. The menu is fun to explore, mixing all sorts of cuisines and ingredients and everything is really good... the prices are very reasonable for the quality you get.... Will certainly go back next time I am in this area and... More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

We had the small plates. 8 different plates. All excellent. Octopus was great, mushroom empanadas was very tasty. Korean Taco spicy but great. Definitely a great place. Pricey but worth it. Service was excellent and helpful explaining the offerings. Great wine and beer selection. If you like fine dining you will like this place. We were sorry our trip ended... More 

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New York City, New York
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182 reviews 182 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Our favorites were the risotto and the octopus. But there are lots of small plates to choose from, creative choices and interesting wine list. Loved the mango margaritas. Perfect place for drinks and small bites.

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Los Gatos, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I really like the food and wine here. I often meet friends here for small plates wine tasting flights and nice dinners too.

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Penhook, Virginia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Do not be fooled by the description "small plates" the serving size is perfect for sharing. After a day of golf our group of 4 was starving. We started with 4 small plates shared which included chicken liver mousse, wrapped figs, goat crostini, and steamed pork buns. Then for second round we had octopus, shrimp and grits and of course... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The chef creates the most interesting and varied appetizers I've had....and the happy hour bar menu is as good as the dinner menu, meaning you will feel like you've had a meal after 3 appetizers...we had the pork buns, fish tacos and calamari and they were each unique and DELICIOUS.....and we are a picky couple of world travelers!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I've been here many times now and make it a must when I visit CA. Every meal I've had here has been outstanding. Do yourself a favor and go! Did I mention they do wine tastings?

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Santa Clara
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stumbled upon this cute wine bar in downtown Los Gatos. Lucky find that we will DEFINITELY go back to. Our waiter was awesome, and gave us happy hour rates for all of our drinks even though we caught the last 15 mins. of HH. He encouraged us to come back later for their late evening happy hour since we... More 

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Duluth, Georgia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We live in Atlanta and have a rather fabulous tapas restaurant in town. Cin Cin was fine, but it certainly didn't live up to our experience. The chaucuterie plate was VERY good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 368 Village Ln., Los Gatos, CA 95030
    (Highway 9)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: 408-354-8006

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 60
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Tapas, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Cin-Cin [chin-chin] is an Italian toast meaning "to your health." Cin-Cin Wine Bar resulted from a friendship of a successful Bay Area local restaurateur and a former Google marketing professional-turned-sommelier. Don Durante and Lisa Rhorer developed the concept of Cin-Cin based on their passion for food, wine and the environment. Cin-Cin is a neighborhood wine bar for friends and family to enjoy food and wine produced by sustainable, organic and biodynamic methods. Cin-Cin is a place where you can nourish your palate with pure, sophisticated and intense flavors.
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?