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Tavola

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Robson Street
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1829 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1E4, Canada (Formerly Tapas)
(604) 606-4680
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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339 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved Tavola, bruschetta toppings so tasty - chicken liver pate as good as mine and that is praise. Pasta's so incredibly tasty. Loved the anchovies and eggs, simple but high quality and beautifully cooked. Service suberb.

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Thank gill h
Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very nice restaurant with a great atmosphere. We were a group of 9 celebrating my sons birthday. The service and food was excellent.

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Thank Vera R
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys accommodated our group of 14 very demanding foodies with amazing service and food. We were served family style with several amazing dishes. Some of the standouts included the hand-made pasta, perfectly ripe tomatoes, and the ribeye. The staff made every effort to make it feel like a family dinner. I would definitely come back!

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Thank Edwin J
Southampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic restaurant with a bustling atmosphere. I ordered a green salad which was superb - quite what this restaurant did to make a fairly bland dish taste so good I don't know! Highly recommend.

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Thank 147maddy
Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is great, although a bit expensive, The only downer is that it is a very noisy room. I prefer dining on the patio.

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Thank nups100
Woodside, California
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68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 old friends were celebrating being together. It wasn't easy to get a reservation and when we did they told us we had to give up the table 2 hours later, which we understood. Interesting that if the folks wanting the table did show up either they had another table available or the reservation was a no show. So we... More 

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Thank BinWoodside
Seattle, WA
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely spot on the entire time! Our waiter was the appropriate combination of funny, knowledgeable, and helpful (with menu explanations and help picking a delicious wine that wasn't too expensive). We had the chicken liver crostini (delicious!), the mixed green salad (simple but refreshing), the pulled pork ragu (perfect!), and the campanelle (even more perfect?)! My husband and I left... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Loved the food and the patio. Server was knowledgeable and friendly. Good wine list that is reasonably priced. We started with the fresh tomato and burrata salad. It was outrageously expensive but that cheese always is. The pastas were delicious - one with mushrooms and the other was spicy tomato. It was a lovely 30 minute walk back to our... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Best Italian dinner in a long time. Friendly relaxed atmosphere....but don't let that fool you. The food is amazing! Date night once a month here is in the cards. Can't believe it took us so long to go there.

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Thank Laurel M
Auckland, New Zealand
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great food busy atmosphere and attentive service. Our favourite the Roast chicken and beef ragu. Book ahead or you will have to wait it's popular!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1829 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1E4, Canada (Formerly Tapas)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighborhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: (604) 606-4680

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Robson Street

Neighborhood Profile
Robson Street
Robson Street is a shopper's paradise. Whether a window shopper or a serious trendsetter, a fashionista or a dabbler, the crowd of independent boutiques, quirky one-off shops, and well-known luxury brands on Robson Street have something to cater for every itch in your wallet. As a result, it draws a diverse crowd, and the people-watching along this famous walking thoroughfare is a primary attraction. In between the clothing shops both high-street and budget-friendly are a number of cafes to lay down your load, as well as numerous specialty stores ranging in their wares from music, to art, to city souvenirs. Known as "Vancouver's Runway," if a new trend is on the rise, you'd spot it here first.