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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)
+1 604-606-4680
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5:00 pm - 10:30 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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has great potential and actually great servers. Our waitress was excellent. The food and ambiance are another matter. Small portions at huge prices is the name of the game. And noisey! Wow. Its like how loud do you want it. I saw many people on their cell phones which may have been normally uncool but later thought they... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I come here at least every three weeks . Italian cuisine at its best. Not pretentious catering to the yuppie, millennial and retired crowd. A great bar to sit at if your single . Dennis has a great memory on what you like to drink. About average quality of food and great selection of wines. One often sees the movie... More 

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Thank Dirk R
St. Albert, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent. The 'special' crostini was ricotta with squash, unfortunately it was bland. The Campanelle and gnocchi were tasty but the Tonnarelli needed salt. The atmosphere was friendly and welcoming.

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Thank Marj O
Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tavola's homemade pasta reminded me of when our neighbors' old school Sicilian grandparents came to visit and made fresh pasta in their kitchen. Everything was delicious, and the sticky toffee pudding was better than my own! Nice welcoming, unpretentious atmosphere, too.

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Thank SuzanneSays
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Great food best bar and wait staff. Inventive menu, pricy but worth it. The owners Nicole and Micheal have done a fantastic job and the staff bviously ove working there as most of them have been there for ten years or so. They also own Nook.

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Thank sharync469
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Visited Tavol a on our first night in Vancouver. The food was awesome! Reminded us of the dinners we had in Italy. The place gets busy. Recommend making a reservation.

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Thank Yukonpuppy
Calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

My first visit to the establishment and the reviews indicated the food was great so I gave it a try. The atmosphere and service were excellent and the food was as I expected, superb. However I ended up feeling a little put off due to the unusual amount of birthdays taking place. As many chain restaurants do these days, all... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
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: +1 604-606-4680

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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.
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