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1136 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
(604) 687-0655
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Ranked #105 of 2,845 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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Singapore, Singapore
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292 reviews 292 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Located on Robson street, one might just miss the small entrance to level two where this amazing pasta is located. Complimentary bread with dip (cold dip) and water was served after ordering. We had the Spicy Linguine pasta and the Linguine al fungi pasta. Both were delicious. Service was a bit not as good. The server and manager could use... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We were starved when we got there, so the delicious warm bread kept us going even though the server brought us the balsamic vinegar/oil dipping a tad late...I found the Osso Bukko a bit bland and I couldn't finish the really generous portion of risotto with it. In hindsight, I would have asked for a quarter of the risotto and... More 

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leicester, england
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221 reviews 221 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Zeferelli's is on Robson Street and has a narrow entrance which leads to stairs as it is a floor above street level. We were greeted warmly and shown to a table. It was almost full on a Sunday night indicating its popularity. Service was excellent and rapid. They provide complimentary warm bread and cold dip (like a gaspaccio soup) which... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

toronto style service, no hello or niceties from the waitress just getting through the night, her job seemed like she hated it, anyway the pasta was good, a little too oily, the bread was great. Again if the service was better and there was a manager doing food checks it would be a much better experience.

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Bay Area California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I have walked by Zefferelli's Spaghetti Joint many times and skipped it due to the "Joint" in its name. Sounded like a "sawdust on the floor place". Boy, was I wrong. Beautiful charm, clubby atmosphere, great for a date, and the pasta and appetizers were better than most. The staff was friendly, and I ate alone at the bar, getting... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The restaurant is a lovely spot, good service, good food and a lovely environment. As other people have commented the portions are generous.

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Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A work friend highly recommended that we try this restaurant during our trip in Vancouver and he was right. The service was fantastic and the food was great. It's tricky to find since it is located on the second floor. If someone hadn't recommended this place to us we may have just walked right by. Definitely recommended and well worth... More 

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nova scotia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Not the best place for a quiet conversation, but terrific for food and service, and atmosphere. (Although we were there on a Saturday night, so maybe less noisy through the week.) I was very impressed with the variety of menu items and the wine list. Unlike many of the more pretentious restaurants in the downtown core, this one serves really... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We went here recently for my partner's birthday. It was our first time to Zeffs. It was a Saturday night and quite noisy, making to it hard to converse. But in the downtown, many restaurants are like this, so it wasn't unusual. The noise aside, the service was great, the menu was varied, and the food was quite good. We... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

So it's been a while since I reviewed Zeffs. Not that it has been a while since I ate. It is my go to place when I come to Vancouver. I love coming here to eat and to just be treated like I am a good friend you haven't seen in a while. Everything great on the menu. Keep serving... More 

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Additional Information about Zefferelli's

Address: 1136 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: (604) 687-0655
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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