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Cin-Cin

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Spanish, Tapas, Wine Bar
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368 Village Ln., Los Gatos, CA 95030 (Highway 9)
408-354-8006
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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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    Very good
  • 4
    Average
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  • 1
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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
Cin Cin Top Tapas

I've been to Cin Cin numerous times. Best Tapas place in Los Gatos. Always, something new and interesting to try. The Mushroom empenadas are insanely good. The bar has a full bar and serves up great drinks. Wine list is always good and has unique offerings. They have 50% off wine bottles on Mon... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Patrick G
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Los Gatos, California
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Los Gatos, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I've been to Cin Cin numerous times. Best Tapas place in Los Gatos. Always, something new and interesting to try. The Mushroom empenadas are insanely good. The bar has a full bar and serves up great drinks. Wine list is always good and has unique offerings. They have 50% off wine bottles on Mon nights.......I always look forward to spending... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great place for small bite to share and great cocktails. Known for their wine and their cocktails, Cin Cin also has amazing food. I tend to go during there fantastic Happy Hour as it fits my budget better. But you can't go wrong anytime of the day.

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Cin-Cin offers a unique approach in an intimate setting with amazing drinks, appetizers, wine, small and large plates. Try their wine flights and I love the short ribs, halibut, and hamachi crudo.

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

From the outside, the restaurant does not impress. Inside, the atmosphere is classy and modern at the same time. The food is, for the most part, of very high quality and prepared really well, with attention to the details. I would recommend the tuna and the scallops, delicious. The octopus could be improved. Very good wine section, excellent service.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great meal - not from the area and so I made an 8pm reservation for a Tuesday night - good thing as the restaurant was packed. Our waitperson was great and paired our food with a nice zinfandel. Did small plates: had the sashimi tuna, kolbi tacos, and beet salad with a sorbet/gelatto triple shot for dessert. Great mix of... More 

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San Jose, CA
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41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

It's one large diningroom, tends to be loud. We arrived right on time and were seated immediately. Unfortunately, lots of people arrived right after us so the bar was slow in filling the order for wine. If you find yourself in this position, don't be shy about asking your waiter how your order is coming. A negative about the menu... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great time. Lovely hot nuts and other happy hour treats. I also ordered a special sour beer that was great

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Small plate specialist. Four of us had 10 plates without a misstep in any of them. Even the octopus was great. Sensible wine list. Shame we have moved away and can't easily go back

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Los Gatos, California
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Great food, great wine, great atmosphere. The sliders and truffle fries are fantastic. Make a reservation! Closed Sundays, wine specials on Mondays.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The place was perfect all the way around! There are pub tables and the usual tables and the mixture fits really well in the restaurant. The wines are excellent and they offer well rounded choices. It was busy and slightly noisy but that just added to the atmosphere!

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Additional Information about Cin-Cin

Address: 368 Village Ln., Los Gatos, CA 95030
Phone Number: 408-354-8006
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
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
Average Prices: USD 35 - 60
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, Wine Bar

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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: Spanish, 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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