Award-Winning Cioppino’s Debuts New Spring Dishes, Nears Major Milestone

The GOODS from Cioppino’s

Vancouver, BC | The patio is open and Chef Pino Posteraro is serving light spring fare with a focus on seasonal vegetables and local ingredients. The refreshed spring menu celebrates the arrival of warmer weather in dishes like Pacific Octopus with Tuscan white beans and herbs; Gnocchetti of saffron and lemon with lobster with spicy Calabrese Nduja salami-tomato sauce; and West Coast sustainable halibut in herb crusted escalope served with simple sauce of roasted tomatoes lemon and herbs. For more menu items visit

Cioppino’s has been the recipient of several world-class awards this spring, beginning with the recently announced Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, where the restaurant ranked #34 in all of Canada. Said the judges: “No other restaurant in town delivers luxurious Italian dining—and drinking—of such estimable range, passion and authenticity.” The award is one in a series of recent international recognition which includes a three-star ranking in the World’s Best Wine Lists; a #11 ranking in the Top 100+ North American Heritage Restaurant Awards; and a four diamond award from AAA.

Later this year, Chef Pino will celebrate the restaurant’s 20th anniversary. Stay tuned for more information on celebration dinners and activities.

Cioppino’s is open Tuesday to Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:30pm. The restaurant is located in Yaletown at 1133 Hamilton Street in Vancouver. Reservations can be made by phoning the restaurant at 604-688-7466 or online at

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