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Old Spaghetti Factory

53 Water St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
+1 604-684-1288
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Water St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good hearty food for a reasonable price. Mains include bread and garlic butter, a soup or salad and ice cream. Great value. Service good. Heading back tomorrow night.

Thank cate054
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was super tasty, quick and extremely well priced; especially considering that the price included freshly baked bread to enjoy while we looked at the menu, a starter, tea/ coffee and ice cream for dessert. One member of our group is gluten intolerant and...More

Thank kellyadkins88
Reviewed 5 days ago

A good place to stop for a meal. we had a pasta dish for dinner and the food was good. Not a foody place, but good solid food in the middle of a tourist district.

Thank PhilR9
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tried this place after a recommendation from a tourism rep that we came across in Yaletown. Never eaten in this chain before. You get a bread loaf and butter to start. Choice of soup or salad next. Then your choice of main from a very...More

Thank lwa3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This chain left Ottawa many years ago. I had fond memories 25+ years ago, so I just had to stop in here to wax nostalgic. Decor is how I remembered it, food seemed the same as well. Good portion for the price you pay. Really...More

Thank PottsyMJ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went in and order 36 oranges with that boom boom boom. .. boom boom boom. Then my wife had mushroom pasta, she said it was nearly as good as carlitos place but not as good as the pickle barrell

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this from Hop off Hop On bus ride in Gastown so hopped off for a quick lunch before continuing our trip around Vancouver. Had a $10 deal which was bread, main course and dessert and tea and coffee too!. Good meal and good value....More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A moderate sized party could not be accommodated for an hour- no reservations taken- so two tables taken but were fixed and could not be moved. Poor excuse for real Italian food. Lasagna was leaden tand pretty tasteless. At least kids accommodated. Overly large menu...More

Thank frequentraveler13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was great, food was great. We had bam bam shrimp was terrific. We had seafood Alfredo and was very rich and delicious. Free ice cream for dessert.

Thank djallan87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner with good service at an outside table. We will come back next time we visit Vancouver

Thank Bo Rejmert S
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25 January 2017|
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Response from d0ndequiera | Reviewed this property |
As noted above, there is street parking in Gastown, though it's usually busy. At Abbott and Cordova there is a big Easy Park lot with plenty of parking. That's probably a 3 minute walk away.
17 December 2016|
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Response from Nolan W | Property representative |
Hi romantico123, Unfortunately we are unaffiliated with the American Old Spaghetti Factory. Any gift card purchased at an American location may only be redeemed in the United States. If you are in the US and would like... More
20 June 2016|
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Response from Meyerblings | Reviewed this property |
Haven't been to those locations, however every Old Spaghetti Factory visited in Toronto, Winnipeg & Vancouver have been relatively the same with a few differences in the menu selection.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Water St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-684-1288
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