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Italian Kitchen

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$$$
Neighborhood:
Downtown
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1037 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A1, Canada (Burrard)
604-687-2858
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here with my sisters and cousin. Food was spot on, servers were great, patio was comfortable. I'd come back! We were here at 6pm, they were full but luckily we got a patio seat. Reservations are probably needed.

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Thank Andrew J
Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a bit pricey, which is why my hubby and I haven’t been too eager to go to this restaurant. However, we received a free gift card for a family dinner for 2 and just recently took advantage of it. My dining experience was positive…the service was attentive and the food was very delicious. The highlights for me were... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been a regular patron over the las 4 years. Just feels like its moved to be more about turnover than experience. Food quality is down with a rush to get you served and out the door. No sooner than you order and the food arrives. Pizza was average as was the Beef Carpaccio. Moving on I'm afraid.

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Thank MWB03
san diego
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here with friends at their suggestion. They raved about the truffle spaghetti. It lived up to the hype - delicious! Lovely modern Italian cuisine in a wonderful location. The peach mojito was delightful too.

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Thank eelokana
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A really great italian cuisine. Although we had no reservations, we were seated after waiting 5 minutes. The food was excellent. The waiters were great. Service was superb. Would definitely re visit. Highly recommended

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Thank Ghassan E
florida
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with friends. Place has no A/c very uncomfortable . Food is fair. Service ok. Prices reasonable. Drinks weak. Lots of great restaurants find another place

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Saint Johns, FL
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a short walk from our hotel (Hyatt Regency). We walked in, and the downstairs was painfully hot. (It was 94 in Vancouver today which is truly bizarre.) But our table was upstairs, and we were seated at the window - the top half of which was open. Great setting. We just got off a cruise, and we... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Treated ourselves to Italian after the Grouse Grind. Everything was excellent. From the appetizer through to the main course, the food was spectacular. The staff was warm and welcoming, including the Chef Giovanni. The special of the day was a great ravioli that should be part of the menu. Food prices are reasonable and quality of food excellent. Definite recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered the pasta special and were delighted by the flavour fulness of the dish. Kudos to chef Giovanni. We would recommend the Italian Kitchen to anyone.

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Chandler, Arizona
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I assume we visited this restaurant during the busiest time ever. Yes, it was on Saturday evening but, to wait for your food for over an hour is unacceptable. The restaurant should not be accepting this many customers if the kitchen cannot keep up. Burnt light above our table, we could barely see what we are eating. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1037 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A1, Canada
    (Burrard)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 604-687-2858

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

Staying in Downtown

Neighborhood Profile
Downtown
Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping options. However, located right on the waterfront of Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also popular public meeting spot, with a massive public library and convention center attracting a bevy of visitors both local and not, as well as a hotspot for the arts, being home to some of Vancouver's most cutting-edge galleries. With behemoth architecture and a professional air, Downtown means business.