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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 #217 of 2,804 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Downtown
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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
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BATH
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I took my ten year old son to Vancouver in September and knew that this was one restuarant I wanted to take him. Siyuated in teh heart of Gastown my first experiance with OSF was just after it first opened back in the mid seventies at my friends party and I thought it was magical. Move on fifeteen years and... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Great place with a honest prices. You can have a complete meal with roughly 20 CAD. The location is great, in the gastown, steam click and etc.

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Carshalton, Surrey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

located in Gastown part of Vancouver this restaurant is a feature of the tour bus, but is easily walkable from most parts of Downtown Vancouver. There is a great atmosphere when you enter and decoration features (old trolley bus) adds a little extra. Although it appears a little dated inside this also adds to the experience. Service was good if... More

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Brentwood, Essex
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This restaurant in the heart of Gastown was truly a great choice! The food was great value, with everything included... Ie., soup or salad, warm bread and butters, main and dessert, for about $20 max.!, the wines by the litre... About $26... The environment was great, with a trolley car inside the restaurant restaurant with tables!! The lamps and lights... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The building is nice and the staff is friendly, but the food is serioulsy not good and they do not have enough toilets for this huge place. And why wait at the beginning for a table and half of the tables are empty? No recommendation from my side. I will not go there again.

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Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Walked by the restaurant while in Gastown and decided to try it out for lunch as they have a variety of lunch options for $9.95. Can either sit indoors or outdoors but I sat inside next to the trolley. I ordered the chicken parmesan sandwich which comes with fries and it was very good and very filling! Food was nice... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I sat next to the trolley that is inside the restaurant on Water Street. The server was wonderful. Your meal starts with sourdough bread with garlic butter and regular butter on the side. Then you get the main course. I had the spaghetti and meatballs. The meatballs were really good. The sauce and spaghetti were standard. Next came the ice... More

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Beaconsfield, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a great stop for all tourists. When the weather permits, take a terrace table and watch the entire world walk along Water Street. Dine inside and see the authentic street car.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Whenever we are in Canada we always look for the Old Spaghetti Factory, and this one in Gastown is the best. Excellent service. Inexpensive. Good, filling food. Awesome atmosphere. Love it!

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Sydney, Australia
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240 reviews 240 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Having been a fan of the OSF in Sydney Australia about 30 years ago, we couldn't visit Canada without "walking down memory lane". During a 3 week visit, we ate at the OSF in Victoria, Banff, and Gastown - Vancouver. All were great ... and the food tasted just as we remembered. The service in Banff and Gastown was very... More

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Address: 53 Water Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
Phone Number: (604) 684 1288
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
Cuisine: Italian

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