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Cinco Bistro

#215 of 3,397 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
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589 Old Cleveland Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4152, Australia
+61 7 3843 6666
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

We waited one hour for our mains. Very disappointed. They focus more on the decoration of the plate rather than on the quality and amount of the food. I'm not coming back.

Thank caricho f
Brisbane, Australia
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2 reviews
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Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing. If I could have their foie gras every day for the rest of my life I would die a happy lady. There is a reason Cinco has been around for so long and I would pick it each time over any newer, trendy restaurant.

Thank Imdm80
Luca M, Manager at Cinco Bistro, responded to this review

Dear lmdm80, we are really glad you appreciate our restaurant and will be very happy to see you again soon. Regards, Luca, restaurant manager. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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107 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Once more to my favourite restaurant and luckily the owner/chef was on the pans. Nobody but nobody can present duck like Peter Stubbs he is a master so I changed my mind from what I had previously chosen. Next time I will stay with the ox tail lasagne as service to the next table looked excellent and the diners concurred.

1 Thank Peter P
Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We dined at Cinco Bistro on a Saturday night. We were one of the first to arrive. The service was slow, almost non-existent. As the night wore on and we still hadn't had our mains, the top section of the restaurant filled to capacity. At one point looking around, not one table had any food on it. I'm not sure... More 

2 Thank CJQLD
Ballina, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dined here on Saturday night and we were disappointed with the experience, especially compared to the service we had here some time ago. The food was practically dropped on the table in front of us without pride or an explanation of what was on the dish. The service does not meet the expected standard considering the... More 

Thank 7177Lisa
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I have been to the restaurant many times and it never disappoints. Food and service are first classs

Thank Robyngal
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

One of my favourite spots in Brisbane, consistently an amazing meal! Menu changes often but it is always amazing. Service is great too, can never fault this place!

Thank mindynagra
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This used to be our favourite restaurant but on the past 2 occasions we have been very disappointed. The food hasn't been anything special, even the famous mushroom & foie gras tart! The service while initially ok dropped off through the night to the point that we felt we were being ignored. We were offered dessert once & asked the... More 

Thank Anne C
Brisbane, Australia
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

We have eaten at Cinco a few times now and each time we have not been dissapointed. The food is always fresh and delicious and even in a near full restaurant, the service is also always great with very friendly staff. Definitely a cut above your average suburban eatery.

1 Thank TJDJM
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016

The service was exceptional and the braised lamb was superb. They wine list is extensive and covers all price ranges.

2 Thank Layne G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $150
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 589 Old Cleveland Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4152, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3843 6666
Cinco is an upmarket bistro with a warm and lively vibe, conveniently located in the inner city Brisbane suburb of Camp Hill. Within a short time Cinco has gained a reputation as a 'foodies' haven' receiving accolades from reviewers and the public alike, with its unique blend of the freshest sourced produce cooked simply yet stylishly. Many of Cinco's diners are regulars, attracted back again and again by the unbeatable combination of friendly, unpretentious ambience and consistently high quality of its innovative dishes awarded by the Australian Financial Review who listed Cinco Bistro as one of the Top 500 Restaurants of Australia. Cinco has a comprehensive list of wines minutely selected and designed to complement the menu. In February 2016 Cinco Bistro has been awarded with One Star by the "World's Best Wine Lists". Cinco Bistro is also BYO wine on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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