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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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5:00 pm - 10:00 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, Late Night, 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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  • 19
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  • 4
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  • 0
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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
Top quality wine and food

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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San Jose, CA
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San Jose, CA
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
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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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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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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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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Monte Sereno
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 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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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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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: Dessert, 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: 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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