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Vancouver’s steakhouse C|PRIME offers Manhattan elegance with a distinctly Italian flair. Handmade pasta and prime aged beef. Private spaces and a vibrant bar – redefining Modern Italian Steakhouse and Wine.
PRICE RANGE
US$15 - US$36
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Table Service, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Gift Cards Available
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All reviews pasta scallops tenderloin truffle the century plaza hotel ate here excellent dinner last night food was amazing recommend this restaurant server dine olives entrees veggies appies patrons
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at the Century Plaza, decided to try the restaurant here. Given Covid it's only pick up so got their Prime Rib burger with cheddar & caramelized onions, served with hand cut fries. WOW. I've had burgers all over the planet and most of the...time they're not all that interesting. THIS was a cut WAY above. Outstanding beef (it said "prime rib" burger and it was!) Absolutely dressed perfectly. Real cheddar. Great onions. Excellent bun. Seriously great burger. THEN I had their chocolate mousse with caramel cake and gelato. OMG. Died and gone to heaven. Over-the-top. Again - a knock out. If you stay at the hotel, you'll be really pleased you got food from C-Prime. Looking forward to when Covid allows us to eat in the restaurant itself. Bravo.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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CenturyPlazaMgt, General Manager at C Prime, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for ordering take out from CPrime and posting your review. It has been a while since we had a review posted due to the pandemic and dining restrictions. Your review made my day and will definitely bring a smile and some high fives...More

Reviewed February 19, 2021

Came for a casual dinner - picked this place because I've never tried it before, and the menu looked okay. Realized it doesn't have many reviews and doesn't seem that popular. Food: I had the beef tenderloin as a main and the toffee pudding for...dessert. The beef was tender, but lacked any real flavor and was more medium-well than medium. It came with a scant amount of veggies and mushrooms, and I had to ask for more bearnaise sauce as the meat was too dry for my taste - not fatty or juicy enough. I did not think the portion was worth the price at all. The pudding was very good. My friend said her cocktails were very good. Service: Our server was sort of slow, but she said COVID was the reason. Extra cleaning and etc. makes service slower, apparently. She also talked a lot, about the food, and through the mask it was hard to understand her. I just didn't expect such a long winded response to my question about the menu. We felt like she didn't notice our table very much, and seemed to give more attention to other patrons. On the other hand, she remembered our detailed orders well, and was friendly and accommodating. The restaurant definitely didn't seem busy, but it took a while to get our food (45 min) and for our plates to be cleared. We were there for two hours and all we had was one entree and one appie/dessert each. Ambience: Elegant looking decor, but it feels like an old place which has been renovated/modernized, and not using high end materials. It definitely cannot be called a fancy steakhouse, a fancy hotel restaurant, or anything close. I personally would not recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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CenturyPlazaMgt, Guest Relations Manager at C Prime, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2021

Thank you for dining with us at CPrime and posting your review. We appreciate the opportunity to dine with us, it is clear that we fell short of your expectations. We will share the opportunities presented here with the team so we can get better....More

Reviewed August 16, 2020

We ate here on our last night staying at the Century Plaza hotel. I wish we ate her more since the food was excellent and the service was great. Since a lot of places have suffered due to the pandemic, this place hasn't been busy...from what I can tell but you would never know it with the quality of the food we were served. We had the scallops to start, which were very good but then the tenderloin for our meals was excellent! Perfectly prepared and a beautiful piece of meat along with the fresh vegetables that were served with it. I am particular with Bernaise sauce but this was one of the better ones I have had in a while. Our server was so kind and friendly and the kitchen staff were just as nice and helpful. We definitely will return here on our next visit to Vancouver and hope business starts to pick up for these well run establishments.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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CenturyPlazaMgt, General Manager at C Prime, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2020

Thank you for dining with us at CPrime. We are glad to have been at your service and sincerely appreciate your kind words of support for what we do! We look forward to welcoming you back many more times on your next visit to Vancouver...More

Reviewed March 25, 2020 via mobile

While staying in Vancouver on business, I ate here a few times & found the seri e & food excellent. So much so that when visiting Vancouver I would seek it out.

Date of visit: February 2020
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CenturyPlazaMgt, Guest Relations Manager at C Prime, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2020

Thank you for dining with us at CPrime. It is with abundance of caution we have closed CPrime Restaurant to safeguard our guests and team members. We appreciate your support and look forward to being at your service again in the near future.

Reviewed February 23, 2020

At one time was a favourite restaurant of mine. Introduced many of my friends to it. Visited it today and was a tremendous let down. At first the hostess refused to accept our coats and said they don't take coats anymore except for special events....Next the menu had changed significantly. Which can normally be an excellent thing, except some of the staples like the Bison Burger or Cesar's salad have been removed. The staffing has been reduced tremendously, so it was pretty much the server who was waiting on most of the tables by herself. Previously the water guy was amazing and on his game, he was gone; the waiter who has been there for years- gone; Also gone were the basics such as the focaccia bread - now it's a special order for $8 with some hummus thrown in for good measure. Why don't restaurants recognize the value of these small things. We ordered a bottle of wine which was served and the server made sure the glasses were full at all times, but the water was only served once and never brought back again. I ordered the Spaghetti with Arrabiatta sauce for $22 and it came in a small bowl with no crostini or bread with it. Highly unusual for any restaurant. The bowl of spaghetti was reminiscent of an Oliver Twist scene. Sad. Try to write reviews that are fair and balanced, but always completely honest with no exaggeration. The ambiance in the restaurant is great and the server Mary, was good, but one person alone cannot make the experience exceptional. So overall the lack of service, the reduced services and staff makes me not want to go back again. Sad because it is a 100 feet from where I live!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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CenturyPlazaMgt, General Manager at C Prime, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Thank you for being a patron of CPrime. It is awesome to get to hear from a local guest. We appreciate your constructive and detailed feedback which is very valuable for us as it will only help us get better at what we do. Your...More

Reviewed February 6, 2020 via mobile

I was in three times in January with my father. Each time We ordered a different meal. And every time it was outstanding. The customer service was above and beyond. And Matthew really made the experience wonderful..More

Date of visit: January 2020
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CenturyPlazaMgt, General Manager at C Prime, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2020

Thank you for dining with us in CPrime. We are happy to hear that you both enjoyed your experience with us on all 3 occasions. Food and ambiance can only go a certain distance. It is the service that is the key driver and Matthew...More

Reviewed January 14, 2020

Service was wonderful. We had scallop appy, caesar salad and prime rib..all good. Nice touch with warm focaccia bread, oil & vinegar dip and few olives free.. prices are up there and veggies ala Cart.

Date of visit: January 2020
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CenturyPlazaMgt, Owner at C Prime, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2020

Thank you for dining with us at CPrime and sharing your experience. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the food and service. We hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed January 13, 2020

Mary was a great server, polite, funny and knowledgeable. She made a night with friends even better. The food was amazing and well priced for the quality. We will be returning here on our next visit to Vancouver.

Date of visit: January 2020
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CenturyPlazaMgt, Owner at C Prime, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2020

Thank you for joining us in Beyond Coffee. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the service and the food. We look forward to being at your service again, on your next trip to Vancouver :-)

Reviewed January 10, 2020

Because my husband was in the hospital I was mostly eating alone the staff took time to talk to me which was very nice as my situation was stressful the food was excellent if you are looking to eat out in Vancouver I would recommend...this restaurant they have a very good wine list and the pasta is made in houseMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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CenturyPlazaMgt, Owner at C Prime, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2020

Thank you for dining with us at CPrime and taking the time to post a review. We appreciate it and wish your husband a speedy recovery!

Reviewed January 5, 2020

A friend and I had the buffet today at C Prime. We remarked that although most of the tables were occupied, it was a lot less noisy than many restaurants. Service staff were pleasant and attentive. The buffet had a selection of breakfast foods and...a fairly extensive selection of cut fruit including berries. I liked the idea of creating my salad with a varied selection of salad ingredients. Hot dishes included Italian type pastas and fish as well as beef carving station and a dessert table. We definitely will go back again.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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CenturyPlazaMgt, Owner at C Prime, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2020

Thank you for dining with us at CPrime. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the Sunday Brunch Buffet. The Brunch Buffet has got popular thanks to kind guests like yourself who have talked about it. We look forward to being...More

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You can check out the menus on their website. Just query cprime.
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We had a 9 yo with us and you could tell that our server was less than pleased .. Though she also made a snide comment about another family that was just sitting down across from us So perhaps it's just all children in... More
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5