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Arriva Ristorante

1537 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 3Y1, Canada
+1 604-251-1177
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (25 reviews)
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1537 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 3Y1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arriva restaurant is one of our favourites simply because the food is consistently good, With the highlight antipasti platter being our favourite starter. THE best veal scallopini!, short rib, and mushrooms sauce that you put on anything is so good! It is a charming restaurant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shweed2223
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Service was great! The gentleman had been working with that restaurant for 34 years! That is loyalty! Food was delicious, a little bit slow for how many people were in the place, but wasn’t a big deal as my uncle and I had LOTS to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kskolski
Reviewed October 1, 2018

My mother and I visited this charming Italian restaurant in the heart of "Little Italy" on Commercial Drive. Right away we were greeted with such friendly staff. From the outside, you would not think the restaurant was busy, but it was busy. Mostly with table...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jacquinadrazsky
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Arriva is our go-to restaurant for Italian food when we are on the east side of Vancouver. We have celebrated birthdays and anniversaries there with the family for years. The food is so delicious - we have always loved their pasta and other dishes. We...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Margot S S
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Right fro. The excellent fresh tomato salad, to the great pasta dishes which are hand made at the Restaurants Kitchen, this is our favourite place for special occasions Well worth the drive in from New Westminster

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Larry W
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Enjoyed our authentic Italian meal with great service; reasonable wine list and a nice venue for a family meal.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JWD1964
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The food at Arrive is never disappointing! Our waiter and I apologize I don't remember his name but he is from Bari, Italy. He was so informative, funny and charming.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank iluvthesun09
Reviewed August 5, 2018

I read some of the negative reviews (e.g., very slow and small portion of food), but I did not experience it. Perhaps they improve. Or, it is a matter of what slow and small portion mean. I found the service to be very good and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CarsonWoo
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We just happened upon this restaurant while we were looking for a pizza place. They let us in before the actually were open. Perhaps it was because we had a small child with us. We were seated immediately and then asked if we could change...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shaz A
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

grilled salmon with veggies was delicious but the piece of salmon was a bit on the small size for the price. salmon risotto with mushroom ad squash in white wine sauce had perfect amount of salmon, a very generous amount of risotto. it just needed...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank januarie2009
Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises
of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy
counter-culture. Straddling the line between
sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by
students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups,
and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat
counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which
well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit
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July 13, 2015|
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Response from PamelaVio | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is recomended. Not so much mid week but definately for weekends. It is very busy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1537 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 3Y1, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Multiple Bus stops along commercial. Closest is near Graveley.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighborhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: +1 604-251-1177
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