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Old Spaghetti Factory

53 Water Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada (Downtown)
(604) 684 1288
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Ranked #160 of 2,802 restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

My family liked very much. It is all included! Desde o pão, salada, prato principal, sorvete e o café.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

First experience in Vancouver with Kyle as our server who explained the menu and choices with no pressure. Service was excellent and Kyle was attentive but not overly so. The all included options were plentiful and the wine was reasonably priced for what seemed like a good brand. We opted for salad starter, spaghetti with meat sauce and their spumoni... More

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Paeroa, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

It was ok the reason I say this is that I like my food Hot and my meal was warm - they were very busy and the line of people waiting was out the door and down the street.

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Bend, Oregon
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80 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

My "meat and potato" friends who were visiting were not up for some of the adverturesome ethic options that prevail in Vancouver so we ended up at the Spaghetti Factory. They each enjoyed their pasta dishes, which looked like spaghetti with a cup of sauce dumped on top to me. My lasagna was okay but nothing to rave about. Meals... More

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Illinois City, Illinois
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36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The Spaghetti Factory in gastown is a true desination spot for Vancouver visitors. The food and service was good and the atmosphere made it extra special.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We were out early evening to see "Gastown" and came across this OSF. The place was buzzing for a Tuesday night so we went in and was instantly made to feel welcome. Ok the menu is similar to lots of other pseudo italian restaurants and the wine list limited to some extent. But the food is excellent, the Merlot tasty... More

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Los Angeles, California
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Our group of Anaheim Ducks fans has a superstition: When we go on a road trip to watch the team play in another city, we eat spaghetti or other pasta at the Old Spaghetti Factory (OSF) to help the team win. It helped the team when we went to Minnesota last year! This year we visited Vancouver, and since there's... More

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I'm allergic to garlic but this provided no hassle for the staff. They produced a lovely prawn salad and yummy bread to fill me up. My friend ate penne and said it was yummy. We had an Old Spaghetti Factory in Sydney years ago so I wanted a nostalgia trip.It satisfied.

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

at the far edge of gastown old spaghetti is worth the wait to get a table. we had a large group (10) and waited about 20 minutes. once inside the wait staff was friendly, attentive and well organized. the menu is varied and all meals come with garlic bread, salad and spumoni for dessert. a kids menu was appreciated. our... More

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Toronto, Canada
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42 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The first time we went to this Spaghetti Factory was 25 years ago... hadn't been there since. The atomsphere is cool - like all the other Spaghetti Factories and so is the food. Great place to bring your family but definitely is not fine dining but they don't advertise that either. Right in the heart of Gastown. You can't go... More

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