- Zambri’s Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Founded in 1999, Zambri’s started off as a trattoria that served casual lunch. With its commitment to quality ingredients and efficient service, the restaurant eventually became one of the best lunch spots in town and attracted industry recognition from GOLD Best Casual Italian Restaurant Vancouver Magazine, Victoria Chef Of the Year and EAT Magazine. With its expansion in 2001, Zambri’s was able to add dinner options to their menu and they had a sommelier on-site to enrich the dining experience for guests. With its new location, Zambri’s continues to innovate and serve environmentally-conscious food creations inspired by Italian cuisine. It is one of the most highly acclaimed restaurants in Victoria and it is definitely worth the visit.
820 Yates Street, Victoria, BC
- Trattoria Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Located in heart of Kitsilano, Trattoria is a highly acclaimed Italian eatery that features sharing platters. The menu consists of traditional trattoria style cuisine with a wide selection of wines from the major regions in Italy including Tuscany, Piedmont, Veneto and Sicily. Pizzas, pastas and classic Italian fare all prepared with the simplest and freshest ingredients, it’s no wonder this place is a hotspot and family hangout for Vancouverites.
1850 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver BC
- La Quercia Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Founded in 2008, La Quercia is a charming restaurant in downtown Vancouver that serves traditional Italian food. They are recognized for providing a seasonally focused menu framed within the slow cooking tradition expressed in authentic Italian cuisine. In order to enrich their dining experience, they now offer an a la carte menu with sharing platters for guests. In addition to the starters and main courses, chef Adam Pegg features a precisely curated and extensive “Primi Menu“ that includes house-made Pastas, Risotti and Gnocchi. La Quercia continues to source locally and organically, and work with selected farmers and suppliers to bring the best of the season to the table along with the finest italian DOP, DOCG and IGP products on the market.
3689 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver BC
- La Piazza Dario Ristorante Italiano Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Located 15 minutes from the city center, a visit to Vancouver is not complete without a meal at La Piazza Dario Ristorante Italiano where fine cuisine is presented in gracious style. Founded in 1977, La Piazza Dario has been serving traditional Italian cuisine at the highest standards for over three decades and has grown to be one of the most popular Italian restaurants in Vancouver. Family-owned and operated, the restaurant is famous for authentic yet innovative gourmet Italian food, elevating beloved traditional recipes to unparalleled heights. Their menu includes a large selection of classic Italian dishes and specialty wines, and all of their dishes are prepared from the finest ingredients and served in the continental tradition. It’s Vancouver’s Best Kept Secret.
3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver BC
- La Bussola Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Located in downtown Kelowna, La Bussola is a family run business that specializes in Italian Fine Dining. It was founded by Franco Coccaro and Lillo Santamaria in 1974 and has been a success ever since. In fact, Mr. Coccaro was inducted in the BC Restaurant Hall of Fame in 2015. Their menu offers traditional Italian meals made with the finest local ingredients as well as an extensive wine list including both Italian and Okanagan wines. Not to mention, their signature dishes are inspired by the cuisine in the Campagna region of Southern Italy and they have a sommelier on-site to enrich the culinary experience for guests.
1451 Ellis Street, Kelowna, BC
- Italian Kitchen Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Located in downtown Vancouver, Italian Kitchen exudes a feeling of elegant and timeless comfort with its intimate and rustic milieu and Tuscan-style décor. There is a large range of rich and fresh multi-regional Italian favourites on the menu and they use simple ingredients in preparation of these classic Italian dishes. Family platters and regional Italian specialties combine with vintage wines and handcrafted cocktails to bring you a true taste of La Dolce Vita.
860 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC
- Federico’s Supper Club Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Located in Vancouver’s Little Italy, Federico’s Supper Club is one of the best Italian restaurants in town offering authentic Italian cuisine, live music and dancing. Upon arrival, guests are greeted by the host Federico Fuoco, who is accompanied by live musicians and other house entertainers performing nightly. Aside from having received many awards, what distinguishes the Supper Club from other restaurants is that there are special events being hosted every month for locals to attend including featured guest performers, world class tributes, food and wine experiences and more. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, dining with friends or enjoying a night out dancing – Federico’s Supper Club is the place to be. They’re all about creating a feel good experience to delight your palate and heart.
1728 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC
- Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Founded by chef Giuseppe (Pino) Posteraro in 1999, Cioppino’s is widely acknowledged as the best expression of Mediterranean cooking in British Columbia. It is recognized as one of Vancouver’s top fine dining restaurants and has received many awards over the years for its food and wine. In fact, Cioppino’s boasts one of the largest wine cellars in Vancouver with thousands of bottles available for wine connoisseurs. This restaurant is a great choice for guests who want a taste of Gourmet Italian Cuisine.
1133 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC
- BiBo Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Located in heart of Kitsilano, BiBo is an eatery that specializes in authentic Italian cuisine and Neapolitan pizza. Their team of Italian Chefs are passionate to share their food culture and pride themselves on selecting the highest quality ingredients from the gardens and farms of Italy and B.C. In addition to pizza, they have homemade pasta on their menu along with specialty wines from the Gavi region in Northern Italy. From these rural areas BiBo takes some of its best signature recipes and the authentic Cortese Gavi di Gavi DOCG white wine. Without a doubt, this is the place to go if you are looking for a delicious Margherita pizza topped with Mozzarella di Bufala DOP.
1835 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
- Arriva Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Arriva Ristorante Ltd is an eatery that specializes in authentic Italian cuisine. It is located within the “The Drive”, better known as the “Little Italy” district of Greater Vancouver. After 33 years in business, Arriva has become a Landmark on Commercial Drive and continues to satisfy palates from all over the world. Using the freshest ingredients and traditional Italian cooking, all dishes are freshly prepared on a daily basis. The restaurant also accomodates clients with special dietary needs and offers whole wheat pasta, a wide selection of vegetarian pasta dishes and gluten free choices. They offer a extensive selection of Italian and International wines to complement every meal making Arriva the restaurant of choice for those seeking a traditional Italian environment with great food and outstanding service.
1537 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC
- Amici Miei Ospitalità Italiana Certified
Amici Miei is an Italian restaurant that specializes in pasta and pizza. Their passion is sharing authentic flavorful food with their guests and all of their dishes are freshly cooked to order using quality ingredients. Chef Matteo Vincenzi, an Italian native, draws inspiration from his hometown with his recipes and brings to Amici Miei a real passion for creating authentic Italian dishes with a modern tasty twist.
1114 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC