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Ciao Bella Restaurant

703 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L6, Canada
+1 604-230-9996
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ciao bella” (65 reviews)
“pasta” (97 reviews)
“tiramisu” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
703 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L6, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Ciao Bella Restaurant
1. Delicious Food
" "Are you sure we haven't been transported to Italy?""
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2. Great restaurant
"Great ambience with the piano player, great staff, food and wine"
Nina O
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3. Italian Gem
"I cannot get enough of this place!!! Everything I try is amazing"
Holly S
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1 - 10 of 311 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate dinner here last night. The atmosphere was perfect—lively without being rushed or too loud. Our waitperson was just lovely—so friendly, outgoing, and knowledgeable. We loved visiting with her. Don’t remember her name but she was the blonde woman serving on the patio on...More

Thank Katherine H
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I cannot believe that we have passed this longtime restaurant many, many times and have never been there! Friends, who live nearby, and are big fans, suggested we meet for lunch. A warm welcome and a lovely, quiet and cozy space. Pasta is a special...More

Thank AngieB634
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went here for a birthday party and we were quite surprised. On Monday and Tuesday’s they offer 50% off pasta dishes which was a pleasant surprise. The food overall was well made and tasty. We ordered the gnocchi and lasagna. Both...More

Thank Kambojambo
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We visited here with my 2 year old daughter on a Thursday evening. The gentleman that greeted us could not do enough for us. He was very welcoming and accommodating. We were made to feel that nothing was too much trouble. The food was good,...More

Thank Spainsbur
Reviewed 30 May 2018

A full half day at the Vancouver Aquarium and a lot of walking brought us down Denman and past this little bistro we have always thought we should try. Okay, the decor seems incongruous with the stylish eateries that abound in downtown Van but, what...More

Thank baudley
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

In addition to good food the place has a very good atmosphere specially Italian You pay reasonable money to get a delicious meal I highly recommend

Thank Kamal G
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The servers were excellent. The food wasn’t. It was over sauced and over seasoned and over cooked. The ambiance is nice but food isn’t anywhere near quality Italian.More

Thank 606KennyG
Mario K, Manager at Ciao Bella Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Dear guest Thank you for your feed back We appreciate your comments And will try our best to solve the problem you experienced in the quality of food Pls come next time and enjoy the pasta on us Pls mention to server code MARIO 786...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Good looking restaurant, with a live piano player, on our neighbour table somebody had her birthday, so we all sang for her. The food was delicious, just too much. (But we took the rest with us-just ask for a food box).

Thank Gesund2017
Reviewed 4 May 2018

The service is fast and friendly..There is a wonderful piano player from 7pm..All the old melodies you love..Pasta is the thing here but i always have the salmon as it's melt in your mouth delicious..

1  Thank lbubb
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My partner and I are in Vancouver on a little getaway and as usual we stopped by Ciao Bella for supper. The service, food and ambiance are wonderful. Prices are reasonable for Vancouver and we really enjoyed our dinner. I had the Puttanesca and he...More

Thank darcy b
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plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and
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options. However, located right on the waterfront of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L6, Canada
  • Public Transportation: No 5 Robson street bus stops at Robson and Denman . Another close public transport stop is on Georgia and Denman.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-230-9996
  • E-mail
For over 25 years, Ciao Bella has had the pleasure of serving fine, authentic Italian cuisine to patrons from both Vancouver and around the world. The romantic setting in Ciao Bella sets the mood for a delightful dining experience complete with live musicians playing Wednesday to Sunday every week, and heated patio all year long. Whether you are choosing from one of our 120 pasta combinations, our great selection of seafood, or our chicken, veal, or vegetarian dishes, we know you will appreciate both the fresh, quality ingredients, and also the fair prices. Don’t miss the chance to step into an authentic Italian dining experience with great food, service, and atmosphere. Buon appetito!
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