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Tavola

1829 Robson St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1E4, Canada (Formerly Tapas) (Downtown)
(604) 606-4680
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Ranked #51 of 2,795 restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Berkeley, CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our last evening’s meal in Vancouver was at Tavola. This was a good choice as we will now have fond memories of our dining experiences in Vancouver this summer. Located at one end of Robson (near Denman) Tavola has more of a neighborhood restaurant vibe than a tourist spot. Few of the customers seemed as if they had ventured that... More

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new jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Amazing food in great hip/casual setting. The brick chicken was terrific--so juicy. The sage butter gnocchi and pulled pork ragout pasta outstanding. And the sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream dessert- probably the best dessert I've ever had. So sad I live so far away! Will dream about this meal! Thank you!

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Shoreview, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We were not planning on eating dinner right after we spent an afternoon in the park so were pretty scruffy. The staff treated us so warmly in spite of our appearance; it was just fabulous. The server was patient in describing all the menu items. She seemed to genuinely care that we had a good experience. The food was the... More

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New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We went one night for dinner and the food was good but a little pricey. Just enough food but you will not be taking any home for another night.

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Victoria, BC
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This restaurant is at the Stanley Park end of Robson just past Denman and is a real find! Service was excellent - our waitress didn't even have to look at the special board to tell us, not only what the specials were but what the ingredients were. Food was super. Beautifully presented and absolutely delicious. Wine pairings were great with... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This small Italian restaurant is a gem on Robson Street! We enjoyed a mix of the Crostini appetizers -- walnut pesto and olive tapenade. For the main course, the Casarecce and the Paccheri Pulled Pork Ragu were perfect, like they came from my grandmother's stovetop. The pork and fennel meatballs in the Casarecce were perfectly seasoned, and the pasta was... More

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Manila, Philippines
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Any Italian restaurant that serves burrata is already a winner for me. Add an absolutely fantastic antipasti, salad, bistecca, wine and dessert - perfect dinner. Need I say more?

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Possum Brush
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Food brilliant, atmosphere really friendly and the staff treat you like a regular. Their pastas are all fantastic and the coffee is really good.

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This restaurant has the greatest atmosphere thanks to Brad and his team of very good servers. They are knowledgeable about their selection of wines and we just let them bring us food and it's always amazing! The Tuscan chicken, pastas and salads are all delicious. Let them just bring the food like they do in Italy! You won't be disappointed!

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Surrey, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It was fun, boisterous, romantic and cozy. A great combination of food and environment make this a must do for anyone from couples to groups.

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