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Giovane Cafe & Wine Bar

1038 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia v6c 0b9, Canada (Downtown)
+1 604-695-5501
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Ranked #137 of 2,804 restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $33
Cuisines: Bakery, Bistro, Wine Bar
Neighborhood: Downtown
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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Neighborhood: Downtown
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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English first
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We actually come here pretty much any time we are in town because they have a chocolate puff pastry that my family absolutely adores. And the pastries and food are all reasonable, better than average but certainly not very good. But if you need a fast lunch or a hit of some sugar (and coffee or tea) and you happen... More

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California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I liked the availability of excellent coffee, pastries, and some excellent specials everyday. Vancouver is an expensive city and this seemed a reasonable in hotel option for good food.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Nice little coffee shop with bakery items in the morning and and night it's a wine bar that offers pizza's and pasta very nice

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Mesa, AZ
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We ordered some pizza and sandwiches that were very Italian and delicious! Their bakery items were also very good!

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Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Love cafe Giovanne at the Fairmont! Best bread and coffee around hands down! Had a few minutes after check out, and were able stop in and check it out, and had a conversation with Giovanni about all the amazing product they sell, he was so great! Cannot wait to go back!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The variety of foods for lunch and breakfast were just right. I would recommend the specials of the day. It is nice that there is such easy access to the Cafe from the hotel and the street.

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Vancouver, Canada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

My mouth waters just looking at their dessert choices in the glass case. The pizza is how pizza is meant to be and each bit is a taste sensation. The chai latte alone is worth going back for (one of the best I've had). The service is surprisingly good: our food was taking a while and then they said they... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I ate breakfast twice here. Tip: don't stand at the counter to order. Go up to the wine bar and order. No waiting! I had the special. 12.00 and very filling! The cappuccino was one of the best I had in the city! My husband had the panini and it came with fruit. Everything looked delicious.

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Princeville, Hawaii
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Unique breakfast menu plus great espresso drinks. you must try the breakfast bruschetta! and home made scones! Neat atmosphere and good food.

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Calgary, Canada
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129 reviews 129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We had breakfast and it was outstanding. Great fresh bread and ingredients. Giovane is a great way to start you day

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