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Italian Kitchen

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
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1037 Alberni Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3H6, Canada (Burrard)
604-687-2858
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here several times. When I came with one of my friends, we were seated downstairs which seemed to feel a little more upscale. When I came with my family we were seated upstairs. It was still fairly nice but it lost its ambiance. I always love their antipasto and their meatballs but something was missing in terms of... More 

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Thank Lovesfoodwithquality
Winnipeg
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't believe how amazing we were treated at this restaurant. The manager came up to us before we ordered food to tell us that a better table was available and they would like to seat us there... we were indeed moved to a better table, and it had a much nicer ambiance. We really were treated like special guests... More 

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Thank xxhello-beautifulxx
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food 8, Service 9, Atmosphere 8 I have been to this restaurant over 10 times. The place gets quite crowded for dinner. Their signature pasta with meatballs are consistently good. Even though my favorite server is not there any more, the service was still good.

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Thank John H
Beijing, China
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193 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited here with two colleagues. We each enjoyed an excellent meal. We had truffled spaghetti and signature meatballs with truffle cream and herbed ricotta; trout saltimbocca and truffled carrot sala; and ravioli. For an appetizer we had the signature garlic bread and brushetta sampler. For dessert we had the raspberry, chcolate, vailla and lemon shebert. For wine we had the... More 

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Thank Douglas P
West Vancouver, Canada
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having worked downtown for years I have been to the Italian Kitchen for lunch on numerous occasions. Crowded and lively the food is always consistent and very good. For lunch I generally order either a pasta or a pizza and have never been disappointed. The service is friendly and professional. A fun and reliable place to go for a meal... More 

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Thank Siwa08
canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went to Italian kitchen last night for a post-valentines day dinner. I've eaten at most of the great restaurants in Vancouver, and I have to say, the food here was some of the BEST Italian I have had. The pasta was fresh and delicious, and the atmosphere was great. The chef, Giovanni, chatted with us and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a delicious meal here on Valentine's Day with an amazing server Erenee. The best waitress!! We enjoyed delicious calamari, meatballs, prawns pasta and platters. All great with outstanding service. Thank you for making such a memorable night we won't soon forget!

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Thank jkef2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service on our visit was very slow as the food took a long time to arrive. Fortunately they took very good care of us and offered us a meatball appetizer and a dessert platter for the inconvenience. This great customer service makes you go from wow this is slow to wow they do a great job here.

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Thank Paul H
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I come here twice a year on business and make it a rule to eat here. The pasta is amazing. Try the four pasta platter for minimum of two people. Eat pasta is better that the next, and portions are hugh by high end standards. Its too bad I have only experienced the top floor, seems only the coolest of... More 

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Thank Anthony M
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a great spot to meet a friend and sit at the bar ... the staff is really cool. The restaurant is very noisy and crammed when sitting at a table. Food is okay - typical Global Group- never hot and no consistency. The open kitchen concept can be interesting - but often I'd prefer not to know what happens... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1037 Alberni Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3H6, Canada
    (Burrard)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 604-687-2858

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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