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Ciao Bella Restaurant

703 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Fairview)
(604) 688-5771
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Ranked #180 of 2,802 restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Fairview
Cross street: Alberni
Transit: No 5 Robson street bus stops at Robson and Denman . Another close public transport stop is on Georgia and Denman.
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Unformal but friendly place with very good Italian food. Our kids 11, 7 and 2 years old ate a lot. Good wines too. We loved sitting outside. Half portions are kids size. A little expensive but worth it.

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Victoria, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Walking on Denman, there are a lot of eating options. We chose this restaurant because it looked very pleasant with nice tables and cloth napkins. Three of us (2 x 50 ish and one 15 year old) ate lunch on Sunday July 20, 2014 and had a nice table near the window. There were more than sufficient choices and we... More

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Leesburg, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We visited Ciao Bella with some local friends who are frequent diners there. The owner obviously knew and loved them and welcomed us like family. The experience was a bit like putting on a cozy sweater...it just felt good. Food was very tasty and I thoroughly enjoyed both our appetizers, my entree and dessert. Loved the background piano music as... More

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Richmond, Canada
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100 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

After being rudely refused service from the Oishi Sushi (across the street) we noticed that the Cia Bella was offering 1/2 price on pastas on Mondays and Tuesdays. Upon our arrival we were warmly greeted and seated at a window table. Both the salmone and vongole pastas were very flavorful and arrived promptly. The ambience was pleasant. One odd observation... More

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Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Found this little gem after a nice evening walk. The service and the food was excellent. The price was great. Dinner for two, including a bottle of wine $100.00 for 2 with the tip. We had a three course meal - and the portions were huge. I had the lobster bisque soup, fish, and terramasu, It was lovely. Sat outside,... More

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El Paso, Texas
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65 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Good, family-style Italian food with friendly staff and reasonable prices. They have half-priced pasta for midweek dinners. On busy Denman street.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Extremely busy restaurant with a good menu choice. The service was quick and very friendly and as it was pasta night with offers,we stuck to the pasta. I had a superb pasta marinara and my wife had the ricotta spinach. Both were delicious. We had a bottle of the house red, a Cabernet Merlot,which was very good but pricey compared... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

On our last night in Vancouver, we were tired, returning to our hotel after a long day, and looking for a place to have dinner. We spotted Ciao Bella and after walking inside, immediately felt at home. We were warmly greeted and were served quickly without fuss. The food was absolutely beautiful, and the atmosphere was lovely. There was a... More

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Ciao Bella was recommended to us by a passerby as we were looking at the menu and we're glad he did so. The restaurant is cozy and well decorated, with a lively atmosphere. The first night we were there, there was a piano player and that really added to the atmosphere. The staff provided pleasant and friendly yet professional service... More

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Macomb, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We were recommended here by one of the employees of the hotel we were staying at. It was delicious! My husband told our server that the meal he had was "the best pasta dish he has ever had!" We really liked that on Mon/Tues their pasta dishes were 50% off so this really helped with our budget. If we ever... More

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