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Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill

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Wed, 6/26
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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ANTIPASTI – APPETIZERS​
20
prosciutto di parma aged 24 months
Marinated olives, “Fettunta” of grilled bread & organic olive oil
88
“pata negra de bellota”
The finest cured ham from free range black Iberian pig
25
wooden board of in house made charcuterie
organic pork salami & air dried organic beef bresaola
18.95
carpaccio
thin slices of aaa canadian beef, parmigiano, truffle dressing
18.95
steamed bc black mussels
chorizo, san marzano dop spicy tomato broth, toasted sourdough, rouille
18.95
pacific octopus
very tender, tuscan white beans, lightly spicy
20
flat bread of stone milled flour “ alla caprese”
neapolitan smoked scamorza, mozzarella di bufala-tomato salad, basil
25
flat bread of stone milled flour “al polipo”
preserved tomato, smoked scamorza, sauteed octopus
20
hokkaido scallops
pan-seared, roasted mushrooms, potato chips, black truffle spuma
18.95
calamari
sautéed “alla ligure” w/ spinach, chick-pea, confit lemon
ZUPPE – SOUPS​
14.95
classic lobster bisque
served​ w/ pacific crab, apple-celery root rémoulade
14.95
porcini & chestnut soup
low-fat vanilla chantilly (gold medal winner 2007)
INSALATE – SALADS​
14.95
baby lettuce
mixed herb salad, pear, stilton, honey & lemon dressing
14.95
young romaine leaves
grilled w/ classic “caesar” garlic-lemon dressing
18.95
roasted & pickled organic beet salad
3 textures of organic goat cheese, toasted pumpkin seeds, micro-lettuce & herbs
14.95
organic young kale salad
parmigiano dressing, avocado, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes
18.95
caprese tradizionale
Ripe tomatoes & Italian “mozzarella di bufala” dop, oregano calabrese
PASTA, RISOTTO​
nb pasta & risotto available in one size only. organic gluten free pasta available
25
potato gnocchi
neapolitan style, tomato sauce & mozzarella di bufala dop
25
fettuccine “alla bolognese”
artisanal egg pasta, all beef classic meat sauce simmered for three hours
30
risotto ai funghi
carnaroli rice, medley of organic mushrooms, savory herbs, grana padano cheese
32
risotto “alla romana” aragosta e broccoli
carnaroli​ rice, sustainable lobster from nova scotia, broccoli florets & its pesto
32
risotto nero di mare
carnaroli rice, sustainable seafood (prawns, scallops, calamari), black squid ink sauce
PASTA​
nb pasta available in one size only. organic gluten free pasta available
32
tagliolini “alla pescatora”
artisanal thin pasta, medley of sustainable seafood, light tomato-basil sauce
25
pappardelle “al guanciale di vitello e porcini”
4-hour braised veal cheeks & porcini mushrooms
35
linguine “all’aragosta”
atlantic half lobster, tomato-cream-lobster sauce
30
spaghetti “alle vongole”
baynes sound manila clams, parsley-white wine-garlic sauce
25
paccheri di gragnano “con salciccia d’agnello”
a artisanal tubular pasta, salt spring island lamb sausage ragout, pecorino romano
32
hand made ravioli of ricotta
wild​ rock prawns, fresh roasted tomato-basil & prawn sauce
30
cavatelli di ricotta e semola
soft gnocchi of ricotta & semolina, roasted organic mushrooms, light mushroom cream
PIATTI PRINCIPALI​
main courses
pesce, crostacei - fish, crustaceans
45
“lobster heaven”
2 lobster tails roasted , chicken-lobster sausage, light butter sauce
48
atlantic lobster, prawn & scallop
roasted & complemented by a light lobster sauce
42
sable fish
pan-roasted fillet, soy sabayon & green vegetables
40
cioppino
medley of sustainable fish & seafood, spicy bouillabaisse broth, rouille
PIATTI PRINCIPALI​
main courses
carne-meat
40
triple a beef tenderloin “al pepe”
Premium Alberta beef, grilled, light black pepper sauce
40
rib-eye “all-meat no-fat” tuscan style
Triple-a​ Alberta beef, cooked whole, sliced, served w/ arugula & parmigiano
40
roasted rack of lamb
Mild garlic-lemon reduction, Mediterranean vegetables, side of mint jelly
40
fraser valley duck 2 ways
crispy tender breast, boneless confit leg served on a rice flour pancake w/ condiments
40
grilled veal porterhouse
cooked on the bone, then sliced & served w/ savory herb sauce
FROM OUR CLASSIC REPERTOIRE​
33
half free-run chicken
all-natural heritage chicken spit-roasted, marinated w/ herbs & lemon
40
wild boar from alberta two ways
braised boneless shin, crispy belly served on the side w/ salt & vinegar potato chips
33
“scaloppine ai funghi”
thin​ medallions of grass-fed veal, sautéed field mushrooms & herbs
33
“scaloppine alla pizzaiola”
thin medallions of grass-fed veal, san marzano tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala
40
veal “ossobuco”
grass-fed veal shank braised w/ saffron risotto “alla milanese” & peas
40
“brasato al barolo”
natural beef short ribs braised in red wine, glazed carrots, peas, creamy potatoes
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here at the recomendation of the owner of our hotel owner and enjoyed a very good meal with great service. This is a must do restaurant in Yaletown.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Robert G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a special business dinner in honor of a friend. Their private dining room was large enough to accommodate our group, using a limited but tasty menu. The food (I had pear salad, pasta, and salmon) was very good, but what was really impressive...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ardeno2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old school authentic Italian environment. Service was impeccable and the servers helped each other in the entire restaurant. There was no “this is not my station” I enjoyed a perfectly shaken martini. We decided the menu was interesting and wanted to taste several items so...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank ByronR170
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

We had been looking forward to dining here, eating our way around Vancouver. We always consider the entire experience: food, atmosphere and service. The food was great, as one expects from this highly rated restaurant. (More below.). But the atmosphere, for us, was lacking. We...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank fundraiserbeth
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

We had an excellent experience enjoying delightful, original Italian food with a twist as well as local specialties. Glad we could have dinner at Cioppino’s during our visit to Vancouver!

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank aiannacc65
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

I ate here last night, weary after a long flight but wanting something wholesome and satisfying. Drizzling outside I ordered the braised veal cheeks with papperdelle pasta, a glass of Montepulcino and a pear, Stilton and rocket salad. It arrived in 5 minutes, cost less...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank elizabeth k
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We were fortunate enough to drop in without a reservation and be warmly welcomed and accommodated. The service is absolutely seamless, with empty glasses whisked away without your noticing, and the timing of the food precise. The chef came out to check on us and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank 15Lisa601
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Went for dinner with friends and were warmly welcomed when we arrived. The chef Pino and the somalier also visited the table to ensure we were well taken care of. Food was very tasty and the wine list is extensive.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Mick K
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We were seated in the wine room. There were 25 specials and a thick binder of wine selections. I had the firefly squid for appetizer and a seafood entree with a spicy broth. Both were amazing! The restaurant is beautiful, warm and full of energy....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Redkitchencat
Reviewed February 8, 2019

The food was absolutely amazing. Our server Elena recommended an amazing pairing of wine with our meal. I had ordered the Rib eye steak and my few the Sable fish. Both our meals were incredible. A must visit place if you are coming to Vancouver....More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Mebs C
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