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Arriva Ristorante

1537 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
(604) 251-1177
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Ranked #192 of 2,869 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Graveley
Transit: Multiple Bus stops along commercial. Closest is near Graveley.
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English first
British Columbia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Arrriva Ristorante is a neighbourhood gem located on Commercial Drive. It is worth a trip into the city anytime. The ambiance is traditional and the service is friendly, prompt and inobtrusive. The wine list is extensive and you can find something good by glass, carafe or bottle. A good start is always the antipasti plate for two. There is a... More 

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Sooke, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Our second time here and better than the first, which was great itself. Awesome service, from the owner no less. Very friendly and professional staff and extremely entertaining. All of the dinners (5 in all) were excellent. The desserts just as fantastic, especially the Lemon Sorbet which was utterly unique. Can't wait to go back again.

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Richmond, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had dinner here with a group of friends. I started with a spinach salad. The spinach was crisp with parmesan cheese on top. Olive oil and vinegar provided for dressing. I enjoyed the salad though I thought it was pricy. Bread was provided which was quite good. I then had one of the specials which was a meatball/pasta dish. The... More 

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Van BC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a great casual dining spot on commercial drive. It's been there for 30 years and there are no surprises. It offers warm service from when you come in the door. The old school waiters are efficient and friendly without being invasive. The food is tasty and nicely presented. They are very accommodating, where possible, for dietary restrictions. They... More 

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Black Creek, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Last night we were looking around on Commercial Drive for a place to eat. We discovered Arriva Ristorante. It's like visiting Italy. Great reception and service. The restaurant has an extensive Italian and international wine list and excellent food. The waiters,some originally from Italy, made us feel welcome, and we received outstanding service. We were very surprised and very happy.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This place is old school, from everything like the waiters, to the hand written bills, from the decor to the wine list, this place screams Italy. This has quickly become our favourite Italian restaurant in the heart of Vancouver's little Italy on Commercial Drive. Excellent food, great wine and a great atmosphere makes this restaurant an easy favourite. Can be... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We had 14 people and ended up in our own private room. Excellent service and delicious pasta! Everyone was happy from the teenagers to the grandparents.

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had a reservation for 12 people on saturday 17 may 2014. Yes, the saturday of a long weekend!! The restaurant was packed and very lively. The food was excellent and the service was superb! All orders showed up on time and were correct- love it. A delightful evening to celebrate a 60th birthday.

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Golden, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Great selections of dishes and wine. Everyone enjoyed their food and server was charming, witty and amusing. We arrived late and were treated exceptionally well.

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I am proud to saying have been going to arriva for 22 years. never a bad meal ! I love the staff, the kitchen is awesome. they will prepare your meal to your dietary needs too. always wonderful. try it , you will love it. tasty fresh clean ingredient s. loveloveyou guys see you soon. Christina.

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Additional Information about Arriva Ristorante

Address: 1537 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: (604) 251-1177
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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