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Italian Kitchen

1037 Alberni Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3H6, Canada
(604) 687-2858
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Ranked #58 of 2,804 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $40
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Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Burrard
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Beavercreek, Ohio
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We visited this restaurant as part of a tour. We sampled a meatball, mozzarella cheese and tomatoes. Great appetizer that makes us want to come back for more!

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Santa Monica, California
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Always hesitant when a concierge gives a rave review about a place, especially when Trip Advisor doesn't rank it in the top 20 in the city. We wanted Italian and off we went. Dressier and somewhat European feeling, the place has a sleek modern look with a quant outdoor patio. Service was great, attentive and candid. The dishes we were... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

I'm so glad you were able to join us! Many thanks to you and your family for making us a part of your time here in Vancouver! More

Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The Italian Kitchen is an upscale restaurant in the downtown area of Vancouver. Not only was the food great but if you can manage to sit in Erenee's section, you will be treated to a time you won't soon forget. Every restaurant should have an Erenee...she is an exuberant, outgoing server who truly enjoys her job and it shows. She... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear it! I will be sure to pass on your review to Erenee, Joseph and the Italian Kitchen team. We look forward to having the 4 of you join us again soon! More

Vancouver, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

It's a really good restaurant for a decent meal. They have options of sharing food which is great if you want to taste different pasta/ meats. We tried the paste platter which was really good ( except one pasta, which was just pasta and tomato sauce) and got a side of fried brussel sprouts which tasted super delicious. I highly... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed! Thank you for joining us at Italian Kitchen. More

Mexico
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126 reviews 126 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We got takeout one night from this restaurant. It was incredibly busy with lots of people picking up catering orders and sitting down to eat. Food came quickly and was good, a little too garlicky for the Alfredo sauce but nevertheless, tasty. The prices are a bit high for basic items ($17 for spaghetti?). The only thing that turned us... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi there. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal! Thank you for your comments, we will be sure to pass them on to the management team. For any additional feedback, please feel free to email marketing@glowbalgroup.com and we will follow up right away. Thank you. More

cubert
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We love Italian food,and had read some reviews about his restaurant. We were not disappointed. We like to eat early in the evening, like lots of people, the restaurant was busy,but we we quickly shown to a table, and offered drinks and nibbles at once. We sat with views of the kitchen so could see the pressure the staff were... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the recommendation! Wishing you all the best. More

esher, surrey, UK
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Not fancy by any means but good quality Italian food. The service is a bit dismissive but the food makes up for it

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

While I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your meal I'm sorry to hear of the service you received. We always welcome feedback and invite you to email marketing@glowbalgroup.com with any additional comments and we will be sure to follow up. Thank you! More

St. Paul, MN
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Recommended by the hotel for late night dining. At first we were NOT impressed with the service...and felt like we were being ignored in a half empty restaurant at 10:30 at night. As soon as the wait staff realized, however, that they had messed up, they bent over backwards to make us happy. Complimentary champagne and appetizers were graciously offered... More

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Apologies on the initial service your received but I'm so glad we were able to turn it around. Thank you so much for making us a part of your time here in Vancouver and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More

Sugar Land, Texas
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Great location - in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Love the atmosphere - feels alive - the staff is very friendly. The food is good - above average. Good value for your money.

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

Many thanks for joining us! More

Juneau, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We travel to Vancouver often and I have to say this is the best restaurant we have been to. Ask for Thomas from Australia as a server as he was just a delight! The food was superb, very fresh and tasty. Highly recommend!

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Italian Kitchen, responded to this review

We will be sure to pass on your kind words to Thomas and the team! Cheers! More

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