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Cafe Vincero opens Wednesday in downtown Tacoma


The Italian eatery and wine bar Cafe Vincero will serve dinner by reservation only Wednesday-Friday. See the email address below for making reservations.

As for an opening to the public, owner Kevin Cornwell hopes Saturday will be the day, but check the restaurant’s Facebook page for updates throughout the week. Read more »


Opening update: Cafe Vincero in downtown Tacoma applies for liquor permit

By now, Kevin Cornwell had hoped to be serving paninis, pizza and pasta at his new downtown Tacoma eatery, Cafe Vincero. But he ran into a problem, then another, and another. The problems centered around the footprint of his restaurant. The design needed adjusting to meet fire and safety codes.

One requirement was particularly pesky. He’d have to shrink the square footage of his dining space to meet occupancy standards. What to do with all that empty space that formerly was to be seating? Cornwell’s solution – a wine cellar. Read more »