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Adesso Bistro

1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1H7, Canada (Downtown)
+1 604-568-9975
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Ranked #46 of 2,844 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $23
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Gilford
Transit: Robson and Denman Denman and on Georgia St. 2 blocks from the restaurant.
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Kamloops, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Very great prompt service....coat check without asking, attentional with filling our glasses with water.....the mushroom pizza the best ever!!! Be prepared to bring your wallet....the price is worth it, book ahead for special occasions

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Whistler, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

As is custom in our household, on birthdays my wife and I take one another to dine at a restaurant of his/her choice. Being that I am a July baby, this year I asked for sunny hot weather and a meal on a patio. To my pleasant surprise my wife called Adesso Bistro and arranged for a table for a... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We needed a nearby spot before heading out to see Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Cafe at the Elizabeth Theatre; Adesso was a decent hike from the theatre but mere steps from our hotel. It had rave reviews so we decided to give it a shot. It was a good choice. The ambiance of the place is nice; neither too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Had a delicious meal in this hidden gem of a restaurant. Both the pork loin and tuna were fantastic. The staff were really friendly and the restaurant as a whole had a really good atmosphere. The only problem was discovering this place on the last night if our holiday! We will definitely recommend adesso to any friends planning a visit... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I recently celebrated my birthday here with 23 other guests and we had an amazing time. We took up about half of the restaurant. The food was fantastic and the servers very accommodating. Great atmosphere. Everyone really enjoyed their food and felt comfortable and well taken care of, also got feedback that it was reasonably priced for such good quality... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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175 reviews 175 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
465 helpful votes 465 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We arrived for our second visit last week. Our host looked at us with a weird glance. we didn't take it personal: he did it with all comers. We had risotto and arctic char, preceded by chickpea bread that cost $10. Not bad but its food cost is probably $1.50. The char was overcooked and the watery (not creamy) risotto... More 

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Based on the outstanding reviews and my love for everything Italian, I made reservations here on the short. The owners Luciano & his wife went out of their way to accommodate me & my party. We arrived a bit early and were pleasantly welcomed in to enjoy a drink, whereby not only do we enjoy a drink, but also idle... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Chose this restaurant based on the Tripadvisor reviews. Thank you reviewers, it was a wonderful experience. The service was very friendly and very italian, the food superb. The funghi pizza is a must, great as an appetizer for two with left overs for later.The location is very charming in a quiet area in downtown Vancouver close to Stanley Park. We... More 

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Sacramento, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I love the atmosphere in this restaurant on Haro St. In the West End of Vancouver. Quiet, serene, good drinks and a wonderful seafood pasta. Reservations, patio dining in good weather, an attentive staff, and excellent food and drink.... who could want more.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Chose this restaurant thanks to its Tripadvisor reviews. What a delightful patio in the middle of a residential neighborhood! Servers were fabulous with a lot of character. Enjoyed the squid ink pasta, lovely wine list, and really wish there had been room for dessert. Will definitely return when in Vancouver again.

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Additional Information about Adesso Bistro

Address: 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1H7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-568-9975
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 23
Cuisine: Italian

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