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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing meal at Zefferelli’s last night! Everything was so fresh and amazing flavors! Very quick delivery to table once ordered. Definitely glad we chose to eat here...great experience!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 24, 2021

I always walk by this restaurant and finally decided to get take-out last night. Service was quick. Ordered and it was ready in 15 minutes. Server added bread and pomodoro sauce which was unexpected but definitely appreciated. Portion was big and food was delicious. Will...be back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed October 16, 2020

We have been coming here for about 12 years. It is our favourite restaurant. The staff are wonderful. The ambience is perfect, and oh the food - always fabulous! f

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed August 20, 2020 via mobile

We visit here every year and the food is always lovely, as are the surroundings. We booked in advance this year due to covid and it was very busy. The staff were rushed off their feet and as a result there was a few periods...of waiting, such as having our order taken after we arrived and trying to pay the bill but it didn't bother us too much as we weren't in a hurry. I had spaghetti and others in our party had chili and pizza, all of which were tasty and the summer Berry and sticky toffee puddings were amazing. We always like to visit and would recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 12, 2020

Had early dinner here last week, August 4, when we had a short 2 night stay in Vancouver. We have been coming to this Restaurant for most of the 20 plus years it has existed. It is on Robson Street and offers good quality Italian...food at reasonable prices. My wife and I are not big eaters, anymore, so we typically, share a couple of dishes. As always the service is excellent as is the food. Sadly, like all places in the hospitality industry, are suffering from great losses of traffic. Zeffirelli's is no different. We made a reservation, ahead of our visit. Wanted one of the three window tables. Although there are never any guarantees for tables, we arrived early enough to get a window table. We met Mike, the General Manager, and chatted a bit about a few things. He was very personable and we appreciated his time to chat. The food quality was excellent, and enjoyed a litre or the house red wine. Was a good quality and priced nicely. I highly recommend Zeffirelli's if you have never been. Food quality, location, service, cleanliness are all excellent. Looking forward to our next Vancouver visit and meal at Zeffirelli's.More

Date of visit: August 2020
96MikeB, General Manager at Zefferelli's, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2020

Thank you for the kind and generous review. It was nice meeting such long, dedicated customers and we really appreciate you coming to see us whenever you make the trek in from Langley. Look forward to seeing you again. Thanks again.

Reviewed March 23, 2020

It upstairs, and not so obvious from the street, the stairway and door don't invite, but do it! As soon as you walk in, the food aromas tell you are in the right place. We enjoyed a two course meal here with lovely wine, and...would definitely come back! Been in business over 30 years and survived the downturn impacting restaurants in Vancouver, and I can see why.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Exactly what i was looking for and more. I was coming to Van to meet friends for a show and was looking up restaurants on Tripadvisor that we would all like in our neighbourhood. There were plenty but Zefferelli’s looked perfect..hearty italian fare, nice room,...reasonable prices.. Well it was all that and more! Walking up the stairs and opening the door to be welcomed in by the aroma of all the things italian was the perfect start to this dining experience. It’s not fancy, but it IS special.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

We had anticipated a positive experience dining at this establishment, didn't happen for us. We arrived early as we were attending another function afterwards. A table at the front by the windows was available and as host was seating us another employee came up and...had a discussion the our hostess. The result of that discussion was that we were seated at another unsatisfactory table and the original table went to "regular customers". Didn't work for us, won't be back. The food was average the service was slow and the food delivery much slower.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed February 25, 2020

I met an old friend here. First time that either of us had tried Zeffirelli’s, and I was not disappointed. It is not the best Italian restaurant I’ve ever eaten in, but it’s well up on the list. My veal parmigiana was very good indeed....If I lived in Vancouver I would try to dine here regularly.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020

We live just outside of town, but whenever we are visiting downtown for an evening Zefferelli’s is one of our go to’s for great Italian food. The service is great, the food even better and it is literally packed night after night. Tongue in cheek...they call themselves a “Dignified Pasta Joint”, but although there is plenty of pasta on the menu, they also have great antipasto and a limited, yet wonderful, selection of Entrees. We return regularly, and so will you.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Matt T
June 30, 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Property representative |
Hi Matt, as stated by one of our TripAdvisor followers, we have a gluten free potato gnocchi that we can substitute for any of our pasta dishes ( there is a surcharge ) as well as entrees that can accommodate a gluten free... More
October 9, 2017|
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Response from C4768MIpeterf | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question hopefully it worked with your table and you enjoyed it- sorry for not being able to help in this matter
July 20, 2017|
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Response from potomacfallsmom | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations but you would need to contact them directly.
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