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Ciao Bella Restaurant

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703 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L6, Canada (Alberni)
+1 604-688-5771
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
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Vancouver
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined here several times. This is a comfortable and casual Italian Restaurant that has been in the West End forever. We are always greeted with a friendly and accommodating spirit. The pasta dishes are always enjoyable and the prices are fair. I particularly like going there, enjoying a Caprese salad, pasta, red wine and listening to the piano... More 

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Thank DKTravler
Kelowna, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Three of us had dinner here recently. It was a miserable rainy evening, but inside the restaurant was warm and inviting. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was delicious. Great value for a great dinner.

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Thank Welltravelledworld
Tampa, Florida
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

It is a small one room venue with a narrow outside patio for fair weather dining. The Italian owner offers authentic Italian cuisine and actually serves tables himself. The menu has 7 appetizers some hot some cold, 3 soups, 4 salads, 3 vegetarian dishes(although some of the other dishes may do for vegetarians too), 5 baked and stuffed pastas, a... More 

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Washington, DC
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We got a recommendation to come here by some locals. Food was wonderful, the service was awesome, and the ambiance was perfect for a quiet dinner. We sat by the piano, and the guy played great music that was not overwhelming or too loud. Our server called a cab for us, but it was not coming, so he went outside... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Found this place by letting the availability of parking make the decision. My friend and I were the only customers, so the service was excellent, quick and friendly. We each had the 1/2 price pasta specials, which were enormous and tasty. The ambiance is upmarket and comfortable, and I could easily see coming back for an evening meal. Menu prices... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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162 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

First visit to Vancouver and staying near Stanley Park, we wanted to eat in the neighborhood. On arrival, my wife and I were pleasantly greeted and seated by the owner. We ordered lobster & pasta special 3 course dinners and a bottle of Italian wine from Tuscany. Had a delicious meal and really enjoyed the friendly atmosphere provided by the... More 

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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Tasty cuisine and great service! We have been several times...always leave feeling satisfied and well taken care of!

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Thank vancouvertamsin
Surrey, British Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This as it looks, an Italian Restaurant. Great pasta go value specials on Mondays and Tuesday though there's no piano player those nights. We both enjoyed our meals.

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Vaughan, Canada
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Always have dinner at this location when staying in Vancouver. Excellent value and the food is prepared with passion. The servers are very friendly and truly look after you. I been disappointed eating hear. Although a small place, however, very comfortable setting. Keep up the good work!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Small, modest but authentic. Good friendly service, nice ambience, especially with live piano. Food good (spoilt only by stale and stodgy profiteroles). Wine hugely overpriced but it is everywhere. Recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L6, Canada
    (Alberni)
  • Public Transportation: No 5 Robson street bus stops at Robson and Denman . Another close public transport stop is on Georgia and Denman.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-688-5771

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