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Cafe Calabria

1745 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A4, Canada
+1 604-253-7017
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
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“biscotti” (6 reviews)
“panini” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe
1745 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go, have a coffee, maybe a sandwich - a no-fuss Italian sandwich. Or and espresso with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Hang out, watch the world go by. Pretend you're Italian for an hour. It's fun.

Thank jebsldn
Reviewed 23 May 2017

we were in town yesterday and hadn't been here in sometime......they make great coffees etc..... I had a mocha that was very good , husband had a double espresso and liked it very much.......friends and cousins all enjoyed their beverages too.

Thank CloverdaleTravellin
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Come here and feel alive: -By listening to Puccini, Verdi, or Nicola di Bari -By having amazing biscotti, coffee, panini, gelato -By sitting under fresco-like paintings just like in Vatican City, Pinacoteca di Brera, or Galeria Ufizzi -By looking at your surroundings and feeling the...More

2  Thank Alla-Rustica
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I had the Tasty Turkey and my friend had Franks Special and they were great! loaded full of cheeses and meats and not mushy at all as a matter of fact nice & dry just the way I like it! A pickle on the plate...More

1  Thank LoliB818
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A over decorated place, we stopped there for a coffee while visiting Commercial Dr and were happy to find a real ristretto. I also recommend you try the almond pastry. Funny enough you need to ask for the key to the restroom which is at...More

2  Thank Zatash
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I needed to meet a friend and decided to go to Calabria bar. It is a good location n Commercial Drive. I ordered a macchiato coffee. I found it to be very close to hw they are made in Italy. Service was good and quick....More

1  Thank Scorpio-1001
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Staff ? Rude or indifferent. Coffee not nearly good enough to compensate for staff shortcomings'. Unlikely to return, thank you kindly.

1  Thank r b
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a place to grab an authentic cappuccino and stumbled upon this cafe while walking up Commercial Drive. As my friend and I crossed the threshold we were immediately spoken to aggressively and inappropriately by the owner who was manning the coffee...More

2  Thank Larmoss
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We frequently come here to relax with a coffee in this real Italian ambience with Roman statues, Sistine Chapel-esque ceilings and the friendly smiles of Francesco, the owner and his 3 sons. From time to time we manage to get here during mealtime, and then...More

1  Thank weberwest
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Locals are used to it, but visitors will get a kick out of Calabria. The decor simply has to be seen to be believed. Some call it kitschy, but it really has a sort of brilliance all its own. On a street where people often...More

1  Thank PeterphXXVI5V
Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises
of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy
counter-culture. Straddling the line between
sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by
students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups,
and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat
counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which
well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1745 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: +1 604-253-7017
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