Browsing the "Italian" Category

Water Street Cafe: Dinner in Gastown with a View

Water Street Cafe is located in Gastown right across the Steam clock. We highly recommend making reservations and requesting a window seat. They have been around since 1988 serving up Canadian and Italian inspired dishes on the menu. We came [...]

January 20, 2019 Gastown, Italian, Uncategorized, WestCoast

Robba da Matti: Date Night in Yaletown

Robba da Matti feels like the small, cozy restaurant you found by chance on a stroll while on vacation that became the highlight of your trip. They offer authentic Italian food with signature ingredients flown in from their suppliers in [...]

January 16, 2019 Italian, Yaletown

Bistro Don Giovanni: Italian Cuisine in Napa

Bistro Don Giovanni is an Italian Restaurant in Napa that is named one of San Francisco’s top restaurants since opening according to the San Francisco Chronicle. When we were spending a few days in the area, it was recommended that [...]

January 6, 2019 Italian, Napa Valley

Spade Coffee: Brunch in Vancouver

Spade Coffee in Vancouver serves up brunch all week long on Commercial Drive. It’s a cozy cafe serving up coffee, spirits, treats and small plates. If you want a cocktail and croissant, you can do that too. It is owned [...]

December 10, 2018 Brunch, Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Italian

The Sauce Pasta Cafe: Now Open in The West End on Denman

The Sauce Pasta Cafe is located on Denman Street in the West End. They recently opened up serving up pasta on the go as of December 1, 2018. This is their first location offering up customers high end gourmet Italian [...]

December 8, 2018 Italian, Quick Service, Robson Street/West End

Cinara: Carte Blanche Tasting Menu in Vancouver

Cinara is the sister restaurant of Autostrada Osteria and is known for their Italian dishes like pasta. Cinara is closing down by the end of 2018 and will be rebranded as Autostrada. When talking to the staff, they assured us that [...]

October 29, 2018 European, Gastown, Italian

AJ’s Brooklyn Pizza Joint: Pizza Pies and Sicilian Squares in Vancouver

AJ’s Brooklyn Pizza Joint recently opened up in Vancouver on Broadway. Having Brooklyn-style pizza in Vancouver will remind you of the times in New York searching for the best slice. They specialize in traditional NYC pizza that is served throughout [...]

July 2, 2018 Italian, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, pizza

Ciao Bella: Half Price Pasta on Monday and Tuesday

My coworkers love to eat, so I always have a good time visiting new restaurant and revisiting old ones. I haven’t been to Ciao Bella in years, so we went for some pasta and dessert. They have been on Denman [...]

April 23, 2018 Dessert, Italian, Noodles, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

The Italian Osteria & Cheesebar: Now Open in Langley

The Italian Osteria & Cheesebar is now open in Walnut Grove, Langley. This is the first Italian concept restaurant for Joseph Richard Group (JRG), whose other establishments include 14 public houses and three S+L Kitchen & Bar restaurants. It’s a good addition [...]

March 19, 2018 Italian, Langley, pizza

Via Tevere: Neopolitan Pizza and Italian Cuisine in Vancouver

Via Tevere is a Neopolitan Pizzeria in Vancouver close to Commercial Drive. I’ve heard they have some good pizza and it’s taken us a long time to come here for dinner. If you ask Vancouverites where is the place to [...]

March 13, 2018 Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Italian, pizza

Spade Vancouver: Italian Supper in Vancouver

Spade, a beautifully designed cafe-bistro bringing an eclectic blend of authentic Italian flavour to Vancouver’s vibrant Commercial Drive neighbourhood. Owned by Sammy Piccolo (Award-winning Barista, Prado Café owner), Spade features freshly baked in-house Italian pastries, classic egg sandwiches as well as plenty of authentic Italian tapas [...]

December 27, 2017 Cafe, Commercial Drive / Grandview, Four Beakers, Italian, Tapas

Savio Volpe: The Famiglia 5 Course Meal

We headed to Savio Volpe for an early holiday dinner with the family. Since we had over 6 people, we had to order the family-style dinner for $55 per person. I’ve heard lots about Savio Volpe and I’ve been very curious, [...]

December 20, 2017 Italian, Mount Pleasant/Main Street, Noodles, Three Beakers

Kissa Tanto: Japanese and Italian Fusion in Chinatown

Tucked into the upper story of a delightfully faded building in Chinatown, Kissa Tanto serves up a posh fusion of Italian and Japanese food. They take their inspiration from the delicate flavours of Japanese cuisine and the warmth of ltalian cooking. Kissa [...]

December 28, 2016 Chinatown, Four Beakers, Fusion, Italian, Japanese

BiBo Pizzeria: Italian Food at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet

BiBo Pizzeria has opened their second location at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet. They specialize in authentic Neapolitan pizza and handmade pastas created from the highest quality ingredients selected specially by their team and imported directly from the gardens and farms of Italy. [...]

October 7, 2016 Italian, pizza, Richmond, Three Beakers

Scala’s Bistro: Dinner near Union Square

Scala’s Bistro is located in the Sir Francis Drake Hotel just steps away from Union Square. They have crafted cocktails and Italian inspired fare on the dinner menu. You’ll want to make reservations ahead of time as it can get quite [...]

September 28, 2016 Italian, San Francisco

The Old Spaghetti Factory: Riverport Richmond Review

The Old Spaghetti Factory is right across from the SilverCity movie theatre. We decided to come here for a quick dinner. We thought we had ample time since it was 50 minutes before the movie. You definitely need at least [...]

July 6, 2016 Italian, Kid Friendly, Richmond, Two Beakers

Pizza Hut Canada: 5 Cheese Stuffed Crust with Bacon

Pizza Hut Canada had their promotion for 5 cheese stuffed crust pizza and if you got a medium or large, they would also stuff it with bacon. M saw this online and he just had to make me try it. [...]

July 1, 2016 Fast Food, Italian, North Burnaby, pizza, Uncategorized

Grotto: Italian Cuisine near English Bay

Grotto is an Italian restaurant near English Bay in Vancouver. It’s a bit easy to miss when on Davie Street since it’s not on ground level. It’s a bit under ground level kinda like a basement. I bought their Groupon [...]

June 21, 2016 Italian, pizza, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers