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Giovane

#150 of 2,831 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Coal Harbour
French, Bistro, Wine Bar
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1038 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0B9, Canada
+1 604-695-5501
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Description: Italian-inspired giovane café + winebar celebrates la dolce vita from...
Italian-inspired giovane café + winebar celebrates la dolce vita from morning until night. By day, guests sip exquisite coffee while tucking into bellissimo breakfasts, signature sugar buns and house-baked pastries, along with authentic paninis and pizzas. At night, the bustling café transforms into an all-Italian winebar, where diners linger over premium pasta, salumi and formaggio plates. the market, giovane’s newly added gourmet food destination, offers a carefully curated offering of luxurious prepared meals, high-end food products and exclusive gifts.
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely food

My wife and I ate here several times during the time we were staying in the attached Pacific Rim hotel. It provided good options for breakfast/lunch (that were significantly more reasonably priced than Oru) however it was definitely not what you would call a "cheap eat". On one day we ordered two... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My wife and I ate here several times during the time we were staying in the attached Pacific Rim hotel. It provided good options for breakfast/lunch (that were significantly more reasonably priced than Oru) however it was definitely not what you would call a "cheap eat". On one day we ordered two breakfast rolls to take away along with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Breakfast is what we had. Excellent pastries, and scones. Great coffee drinks. Service is especially good , very helpful. Connected to Fairmont Pacific Rim.

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SeaTac, Washington
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28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I ordered a pizza with fennel sausage to take to my room for a late dinner. Ordering was fine; got it up there and it was very little sausage and a lot of sliced potatoes. As I said it smelled good, but did not taste good. Pealed off the potatoes and ate what was left. Good things I had other... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Associated with the fairmont pacific rim. Great breads and pastries. Lunch menu is a bit limited but the staff created a sandwich "off menu" to my wife's specs. The shredded chicken panini is superb

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I like going here for a quiet place to have dessert and coffee. The meals are also tasty and perfect to share. The tables are sort of close together so depending on the time, there is not much privacy. It is nice not to be rushed out though.

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We were staying at the Fairmont Pacific Rim so this was an easy choice for a later dinner since it is in the hotel. I mentioned it was my husband's birthday and a few moments later the hostess appeared with Prosecco for the adults. We enjoyed their delicious thin crust pizza and finished the meal with the best tiramisu we... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I highly recommend going here for dessert! This cafe is in the heart of Coal Harbour and offers beautiful baked goods as well as a casual cafe style food menu. They also have a liquor license so you can enjoy a nice glass of wine with a slice of cake at any time of day (they are open late as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went to check this Cafe out with another couple. We all enjoyed our meals which consisted of various sandwiches, salads, soup and pizza. We were treated to amazing caramel cheesecake for dessert on the house due to a mix up in our order. If not for that, it would have been quite expensive.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

great for coffee and pastry. If you want to have a nice breakfast that's also a great option. Deserts are absolutely awesome.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We still come here for their chocolate puff pasty, not so much because it's amazing as much as it's just become something of a tradition when we are in town. The lunch is perfectly serviceable, better than average, but nothing special. The prices are high but not insanely so. The location is very convenient near the waterfront. It's a very... More 

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Additional Information about Giovane

Address: 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0B9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-695-5501
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Coal Harbour
Average Prices: USD 5 - 33
Cuisine: French, Bistro, Wine Bar

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Coal Harbour
  • Neighborhood: Coal Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 604-695-5501

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 33
  • Cuisine: French, Bistro, Wine Bar

Description

Italian-inspired giovane café + winebar celebrates la dolce vita from morning until night. By day, guests sip exquisite coffee while tucking into bellissimo breakfasts, signature sugar buns and house-baked pastries, along with authentic paninis and pizzas. At night, the bustling café transforms into an all-Italian winebar, where diners linger over premium pasta, salumi and formaggio plates. the market, giovane’s newly added gourmet food destination, offers a carefully curated offering of luxurious prepared meals, high-end food products and exclusive gifts.

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