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Zefferelli's

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Robson Street
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1136 Robson St | Between Thurlow and Bute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-687-0655
Today
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Zefferelli's calls itself a 'spaghetti joint' and really, that's what you get, albeit in a pretty respectable place! Even though being on Robson Street might make you think it could be for tourists (not that this is necessarily a bad thing!), this place has been around for quite a few years and their food, service and decor have remained consistent... More 

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Thank Chris M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Went with family for dinner. Mussels were very good. Dip for bread was just so-so. Bruschetta was good but a smaller portion. Pasta was good as was dinner portion. Service started really slowly but improved.

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Thank Gurpreet G
Miami, Florida
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

I was able to get a seat for myself for 6:45 Sunday evening, by calling just 30 minutes ahead of time. I ordered the "spaghetti al ragu", which was very nice indeed. A glass of chianti straccali was a nice complement to my dinner, though 9.50 CAD seemed a little steep for this. Service was very good, and all the... More 

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Thank ScannerGFlorida
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Great Italian restaurant! Great atmosphere and big servings. We enjoyed he waitstaff and the food. Would go back again.

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Thank Gary T
Regina, Canada
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162 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We have been coming here once a year for the last 6 years. Whenever my wife and I are in Vancouver together, this is the only restaurant that is a given. It is situated on the second floor above Robson Street, so has an excellent location for shopping and doing the Robson experience. The food is amazing, and the atmosphere... More 

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Thank JandLfromRegina
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Used to love this place until they recently started offering powdered cheese instead of fresh grated parmesan on top of the pasta. Sure they're saving a few pennies but at the cost of establishing a finer dining and more authentic experience. What else are they cutting corners on in the kitchen??

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Pleasant Hill, California
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Excellent Italian small place and can get loud. The value and the portions are great with a very attentive staff.

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Thank Ltiggertaz
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Everything was great! We had the house specialties tonight...shrimp and avocado salad and the spinach Gorgonzola ravioli. Everything was delicious and the service was fantastic.

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Thank Bulldog1565
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

the food was delicious. great location. we got in right when they opened so got a table by the window. The staff was very friendly and told us about the many specials that evening. The portions are huge, great for family style sharing. They have an anti-pasto bar in the middle of the restaurant that has a good selection. The... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We called in one evening without booking, however, even though they were pretty well booked up and as we were early (6:30 'ish) a table was found for us. Both our dishes were substantial and delicious, we had a glass of wine and a beer between us and the bill was quite reasonable. The place quickly started to fill up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136 Robson St | Between Thurlow and Bute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighbourhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-687-0655

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Robson Street
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