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Trattoria Italian Kitchen

1850 4th Avenue West, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J1M3, Canada
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Price range: $20 - $40
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Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Burrard
Transit: Public Transit is available less than half a block from our front door. The 4 or 7 busses have a stop right at Burrard and 4th.
Description: Trattoria Italian Kitchen is a vibrant, restaurant, where contemporary design unites with casual Italian dining and a focus on sharing. Service is relaxed, knowledgeable and welcoming. The menu consists of traditional trattoria style cuisine - hand made pizzas, bruschetta, antipasto, pasta and meat platters, fresh fish and familiar Italian staple items like Forno Roasted Chicken and Veal Scaloppini with an aim to keep our menu items at $20 or less. A carefully chosen selection of 50 wines make up a list representing the major regions in Italy including Tuscany, Piedmont, Veneto and Sicily. Add in a few boutique California, and British Columbia wineries and you have the perfect combination of a simple, yet comprehensive wine selection.
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

With serious garlic cravings we decided that we needed to find an Italian restaurant in order to get a garlic fix. We had walked past the Trattoria on previous evenings and it was always very busy, a good sign, so we decided to head in. We were seated swiftly and informed that Wine by the bottle was half price that... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you enjoyed yourself on your recent visit! Glad to hear you were happy with the selection of pasta and the 1/2 price wine for "Wine Wednesday". We hope to see you again soon. More

Calgary
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

loved the sharing pasta dish...but not on Tuesday nights. Tuesday night is $11 pasta night and the menu is not the regular dinner menu. Still good but I would rather spend a little more and go on a night you can get the shared pasta platter....it is actually a big boat of pasta, lots left over for the doggy bag... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us! We're glad you enjoyed our pastas and are sure you'll enjoy our pizza on your third visit! More

Vancouver
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72 reviews 72 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Trattoria is a great local restaurant for us. We like to eat there once a month with some close friends who also live nearby. They have a great deal here on Pasta Tuesdays, when you can get any pasta on the menu for $11. Not the best pasta I have ever eaten, but it's usually pretty good and at 11... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Trattoria. We're glad you and your friends enjoy the Pasta Tuesday, and hope to see you again soon. More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Very good food, no doubt about this. Quality is right up there and plenty of "must close eyes to enjoy this flavour more" moments, though the prices are a little high for it to be the average person's weekly meal out. Romantic atmosphere, pretty good staff (though some will try a little too hard to sell you on the more... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at Trattoria. Glad to hear you enjoyed the meal. Hope to see you again soon. More

Birmingham, UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is the second time I have been to Trattoria on West 4th. The first time (in April 2013), while the restaurant was crowded, busy and the food took ages to arrive, the service was fantastic and food good quality. Tonight however, the food and service paled in comparison. We had to wait about 30 minutes before our order was... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi there. I'm very sorry to hear of your experience. We always strive to have each and every guest leave having had a great meal, excellent service and a memorable time. Clearly this was not the case on your most recent visit. We'd like to gather more details of your evening so that we can follow up with the team.... More

Port Moody, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had very high expectations as I have visited the other global restaurants. It was Sunday night at 8 all the other restaurants had a wait but not this one which surprised us. Service was nothing to write home about but can live with that. What we were really disappointed in was the food quality. everything came out LUKE WARE TO... More

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Tara A, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi there. I'm so sorry about your experience. Please know this is not Glowbal Group's standard for service and we will be following up with this immediately. We'd like to speak with you directly - please email marketing@glowbalgroup.com and we will be in touch right away. Thank you. More

Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We went to Trattoria for my daughter's 15th birthday at her request. We've tried all other Glowbal Group restaurants and been overall pleased. We were seated promptly and wine Wednesdays = burrowing owl for $34 - yay! After ordering a child's chicken meal along with our food, the wait was acceptable for a rather empty place, however (my son is... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi there. I'm sorry to read of your recent visit. We'd like to follow up with you directly regarding your experience. Please email marketing@glowbalgroup.com and we will follow up right away. Thank you. More

Surrey, Canada
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were out for a walk on West 4th avenue and looking for somewhere to eat. My daughter noticed that there was a wine special that evening that would give us any bottle on the menu at 1/2 price. She insisted we give it a try. The restaurant was very busy and noisy, but everyone seemed to be having a... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping in! I'm so glad you all enjoyed your meals....and wine! We look forward to welcoming you back in to Trattoria again soon. More

Langley City, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Ever since our 'go to' favorite Italian spot (nIck's spaghetti house) went to the crapper a couple years back, we had been on a mission to find a new Italian joint. Well let me tell you, Trattoria is hands down our new 'go to' spot when in Vancouver. We have been here for dinner about a dozen times now, and... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review...and for making us your 'go to' Italian spot. We agree - those dishes are a MUST try. Thank you again and we look forward to having you back. More

Gatineau
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We ended up here because it came highly recommended, what a huge disappointment! We didn't have any appetizers, we just ordered our meals, Gnocchi with sausage & basil, for myself, and Veal Saltimbocca for my husband. Gnocchi was mush, sure didn't taste like the potato/pasta it is supposed to be. The sausage, tasted like breakfast sausage, (which I dislike) and... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi there. I'm sorry to read of your recent experience with us. Please know that we are happy to immediately replace any dish that our guests are not 100% satisfied with. If you did not have a chance to speak with a manager directly, I would be happy to follow up on your behalf. Please email marketing@glowbalgroup.com and we will... More

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