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“Homemade Pasta With Friendly Staff!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ciao Bella Restaurant

Ciao Bella Restaurant
703 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
(604) 688-5771
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Ranked #252 of 2,846 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Alberni
Transit: No 5 Robson street bus stops at Robson and Denman . Another close public transport stop is on Georgia and Denman.
Ottawa
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280 reviews 280 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
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240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
“Homemade Pasta With Friendly Staff!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This place is normally packed in summer so it was nice to visit in January with few tourists. It was still full, this time with locals. The pasta is homemade and light. The sauces very well done and the staff inviting. The piano player was a nice touch as well. All in all, a place to visit if you are the west side of town.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Vibrant location and great Italian Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We have been to this restaurant at least a half dozen times and are always amazed at how warmly we are greeted and how good the food is. I now have my favourites when I go and the owner Tony always recommends a great wine to accompany our meal. The lobster bisque soup is delicious and all the pastas are tasty and delicious. They also do have the options of prix fixe menus so that you can enjoy a 3 or 4 course dinner for a competitive price. The do have a piano player who sets a great mellow mood.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Plymouth, Michigan
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
“Good dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

We stumbled upon this restaurant as we walked around the west end of Vancouver. It was quaint and the food was quite good. We chicken limone and a pasta dish, one glass of wine and a soda. Bill came to about $60. They were having a half price pasta night when we were there. Service started out great and then he disappeared when it got busy. Overall, a good place. We'd go again if we were in Vancouver.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Restaurant with character”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

The pasta was fantastic! The live music set a very relaxing atmosphere, and the service was efficient and fun. We were a group of six, and we all enjoyed the experience.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great service simply good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Have been here many times, especially for 1/2 price pasta nights.
Went for lunch for 3 last week & again not disapointed!
The service is friendly & helpful, the food is good.
If you like they have a nice bottle of Donnini for $20, can't beat that for value.
All in all a nice, pleasant, & relaxing place anytime.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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