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Adesso Bistro

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1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1H7, Canada (Gilford)
Robson and Denman Denman and on Georgia St. 2 blocks from the restaurant.
+1 604-568-9975
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delightful Experience!

Such a wonderful restaurant! The owner and his brother (who was our server) were both knowledgeable, friendly and made us really feel at home in this restaurant. We were warmly greeted by all who worked there - the wait staff, the bartender and the owner. It is definitely a neighborhood place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Janet G
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Such a wonderful restaurant! The owner and his brother (who was our server) were both knowledgeable, friendly and made us really feel at home in this restaurant. We were warmly greeted by all who worked there - the wait staff, the bartender and the owner. It is definitely a neighborhood place - I think we were probably the only two... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A cold and rainy Tuesday night and glad to say, a warm and friendly welcome from a very professional staff. Excellent plate of antipasto to share with my partner and she really enjoyed the fish soup (mains), while I had the melt in the mouth beef. The Gnocchi with the beef was a revelation, no potato, just semolina flour, made... More 

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Overall food quality and meal experience was good. I usually don't like to use the word "nice" but this place just felt nice. A comfy, friendly neighbourhood spot.

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Vancouver
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We had recently experienced an enjoyable family dinner at the Adesso Bistro in Vancouver. This Italian restaurant is located int eh bottom of an older hotel in the West End of Vancouver. We felt very welcome by the staff and sat down to a nice table. We were given very tasty focaccia bread to start with and accompanied those with... More 

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Delta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Not sure if it was because of the volume, or the Christmas set menu. The food at best was a 3-3.5 star, while the busboys were professional and polite, our server to us felt like she was testy and feisty. First appetizer was a choice between chestnut soup, squid salad or fried rice beef ball. We had the squid salad... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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seattle
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1H7, Canada
    (Gilford)
  • Public Transportation: Robson and Denman Denman and on Georgia St. 2 blocks from the restaurant.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-9975

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 23
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?