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Italian Kitchen

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Downtown
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1037 Alberni Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3H6, 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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United Kingdom
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253 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 465 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have visited this restaurant a number of times now, and have always found the staff to be friendly enough and service acceptable. The pizza and pasta dishes are nice, the bolognese can be at times a bit greasy but overall, a nice enough place to eat.

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Thank Lola H
Cascais, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really nice place for a late or early lunch. We had spaghetti bolognese and the Proscuitto Benny. The latter was fantastic. For dessert the Zeppole. Really good - perfect for sharing. The service was the best ever. Attentive and present. Lovely!

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Abbotsford, Canada
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Italian Kitchen and few times and the service is always great. It's nice to go for lunch in the summer since they can open up the sliding windows on the second level. Their lasagna is definitely worth trying. They have a vegetarian option for this as well!

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1 Thank Harpk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Meal: Pasta Platter…superb Atmosphere: Warm, great ambience, classy Service: Grazie Giovanni, i loved the attention and his expertise!

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1 Thank Bernie G
White Rock, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I used to live in Toronto where we had our favourite Italian restaurant, Passione. The owner made all the difference there. We have moved in BC 8 years ago and had yet to find our 'Passione'. Eureka!!! We have had lots of delicious Italian food in other restaurants, however, it is the feeling of coming back home.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite Italian restaurant. It hits all the right spots with food , wine , creativity , ambience and service. I especially love the share platters of Pastas / meats / Appetizers.

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Thank Gary S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the Friday special (pasta + wine for $12 before 3pm -- great deal!) and had a wonderful time. We got the linguine al pesto and spaghetti alla bolognese, and both were good. Head Chef Giovanni was incredibly kind, funny and welcoming, stopping at our table for multiple conversations about Italy, his life, and his experience in Canada.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our first time visiting Italian Kitchen and we tried it out because of good reviews. We weren't disappointed. The service was impeccable and excellent! Dishes we ordered were Crispy Fried Calamari, Garlic Bread, Pasta Platter, Proscuitto Pizza and Cheese Pizza from the kids menu. I have to say that all of them are superb and very tasty! Even... More 

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Thank Maricres D
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with 2 children and both the food and service was great. Children's menu had lots of reasonably priced options, and the pasta dishes off the main menu were generous and delicious - well worth a visit!

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Sydney
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you feel like hearty, generously portioned, delicious Italian food in a modern and stylish setting then look no further than this wonderful local eatery. Our dinner was tasty and well presented and the service was outstanding. A shout out to our server John who was friendly, polite, efficient and helpful and even took the time to give us advice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
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 Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3H6, Canada
    (Burrard)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 604-687-2858

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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.
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