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Old Spaghetti Factory

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53 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
(604) 684 1288
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Paphos, Cyprus
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fancied some italian fare during our visit to Vancouver and this seemed to fit the bill. Restaurant was busy but table available straight away - seafood pasta was OK but as soon as we had finished the bill was immediately presented leading us to think that we should be leaving! Althlough felt welcome initially this was not the case at... More 

Thank RonMorrison
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our son spotted this place when we were seeing gastown. Was a great spot as food was lovely and it was a gorgeous building with lots of history. Our waitress was brilliant. Loved the all inclusive element with salad etc. Well worth visiting.

Thank mearsfamily
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101 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very busy but worth the wait and good value for money. The 'All Included' menu is brilliant. However, don't expect to find the same menu in all restaurants.

Thank littlegracie
Guadalajara, Mexico
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Old restaurant with a lot of personality. We ate simple but amazingly tasty Italian food for a great price. The service was very good. The neighborhood is great! full of restaurants and bars. Would visit again for sure.

Thank mosko22
Mellieha, Malta
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No visit to Vancouver is complete without a visit to Gastown. Lively area of the city. Probably your visit is even better if you visit Old Spaghetti Factory. Good ambience, especially if you sit in the Carriage in the middle of the restaurant. Very good and prompt service from Caleb, all the dishes were delicious, especially the seafood fettuccini Alfredo... More 

Thank MaritalBajd
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was awesome, great food in a fabulous setting, excellent wonderfull lampshades everywhere, the service was good and the girl was great. A wonderful night at the venue, as was the people arriving for dinner there was a queue of diners awaiting seating, this was a sign that the food was epic.

Thank Howard-Mary I
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gastown is worth visiting and this place is conveniently located. Manicotti is very good, spaghetti is also good from what fam describes. Gave us nice bread before, service was adequate. A few addicts were bothering patrons in patio area (a few blocks from DTES)

Thank snixon123
Guanajuato, Mexico
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was a little bit unsure about eating in a tourist area, but I was so wrong. Service was excellent, food was better, and the price was very reasonable for the amount of food. The place is really nice and recommendable.

Thank Ignacio B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Omg! The portions are huge, food is fabulous! Great place for families. It's a fun menu and interesting history in gas town! Loved this place Great great food I can't say more just fabulous well worth going

Thank Emmavo
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101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The restaurant is in the center of Gastown, very antic furniture but stylish at the same time. I ordered some steamed mussels and a Mediterranean salad, besides that I got ciabatta bread and a cup of minestrone soup on the house..I would say the food was average on the way to good but the staff/service was very good, specially Hayley... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Gluten Free
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighborhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: (604) 684 1288

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gastown

Neighborhood Profile
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.