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The Bibo
The Bibo

The Bibo Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thebibo.com
  • Email: info@thebibo.com
  • Phone: (604) 568-6177
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Tuesday - Sunday 11:30 - 2:30.
    Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - till late
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday 11:30 - 2:30.
    Monday: Closed
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Burrard St
  • Public Transit: Two doors from bus stop that serves lines # 4, 7 and 84.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Metered parking along 4th Ave. Plus Public Parking in the back alley
A word from The Bibo
Welcome to The BiBo Restaurant, the TRUE Italian Experience! The BiBo is not just a restaurant; it is a philosophy of life…an obsession for quality that is translated through every prepared Italian dish, which is created with the highest quality ingredients from all different regions in Italy. The owner's drive and dedication to provide the most authentic Italian experience translates into a menu that truly brings a taste of Italy to your table with "antipasti" created with fresh imported ingredients, hand made pastas prepared daily, and the most traditional Neapolitan style pizzas cooked in our wood burning oven. To top it all off, The Bibo offers freshly made Italian desserts and a carefully chosen wine list. Buon Appetito!Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "I live just down the street from here. This was my second time visiting. I was first here over a year ago and although things are absolutely better, there are still some improvements that can be made. For the price point I feel that pizzas should be so burnt! Don't get me wrong, I like a little bit of the charred dough bubbles on the top but the bottom was also burnt. Great wine and wine list, attentive a knowledgeable service. Perhaps I'll try my luck at pasta next time!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Great location, great ambiance and service, but food is sadly lacking. We were a birthday group of eight. Staff went out of their way to make sure we were taken care of with a great table and bringing in dessert with birthday sparklers and singing. Lovely! However, the pizzas were "soupy" in the middle, steak chewy and pasta bland. Loved that the wine is produced by one of the owners in Italy and sent to the restaurant. This restaurant has all the makings of a real neighborhood gem, but they need to bring the quality of the food up dramatically."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "our server was attentive but awkward. Food mediocre but adequate. There were 3 of us and none of us would go back. Better Italian restaurants at the price point. Then a sloppy bit where they had few herbal tea options and brought a tea box with some bags of tea that were not in packages- just naked bags that you couldn't tell what they were and they were exposed....ew . Also saw pizzas being served with very burnt shells....."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Real Italian food..great! Very good pizza and amazing tiramisù!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "3 of us went, ravioli was good, veal was not great at all, potatoes with the dish looked like frozen breakfast spuds and the gnocchi dish was only fair. Portions a bit small. I have had way better Italian food, sadly only in Calgary. Great house wine though.a Atmosphere was nice, not too loud."
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "There are so many great wood-oven pizza places in Vancouver. Bibo has now made it into my top two. YUM!"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "I used to love the Bibo and took anyone there when I had the chance. It had been almost a year since I'd been there and it's changed for the worst. The menu has been simplified to the point that all of the delicious items have disappeared. The service was so/so. The ambiance was cheapened. I brought 3 new people to it and I was embarrassed. I won't be returning."
    Dined on 1/28/2014
  • "The food was quite good but the slow service made it less enjoyable. We all ordered drinks but they took so long getting to us that only 1 person ordered another and it took a while also. The server did not ask if we enjoyed our appetizers or mains or if we needed anything throughout the meal. At the end of the dinner, we asked for a split bill. The server couldn't remember who had what and split the entire bill 3 ways which was completely disproportionate to what we all ate/drank."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Food was good. Servers disinterested , lacked energy."
    Dined on 1/12/2014
  • "we came to Bibo for pizza, as we heard controversial opinions about it and wanted to experience it ourselves. We were not delighted, pizza is soggy and not tasty, Dough is good as it should be, but made watery with wrong toppings.... It's a good pizza, but nothing more than that. Nicli is still the best one in town."
    Dined on 1/9/2014
  • "Recommended to us by a friend who enjoys authentic Italian wood-fired pizza as much as we do. This place was perfect. Pizza was delicious."
    Dined on 4/13/2013
  • "Something has changed since we started frequenting this restaurant about 18 months ago. The pizza I ordered had a soggy crust and was not as visually appealing as previous pizzas I have enjoyed there. The melanzane alla parmigiana appetizer was oily, mushy, and unappetizing in appearance. The Caprese salad was mostly tomatoes and not much mozzarella. We have enjoyed lovely meals there in the past, but unfortunately we have taken this restaurant off our list of favourites."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "Went with my wife New Year's Eve. I had chicken, she had beef fillet with gorgonzola sauce. My chicken was very tasty, but could have been juicer. My wife's meal was out-of-this-world FANTASTIC! The steak was done to perfection and the sauce was a dream! A bit of construction criticism here... The steak dinner really didn't 'look' very appealing for lack of color. Presentation really matters. It was served with cubed potatoes and cauliflower. It would have only taken a couple of carrot slices or green vegetable to make it look more appetizing. Aside from that we both thoroughly enjoyed the meal, and the service was the best we've ever experienced. We will definitely be back! 4.5 stars from us."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "I have been a couple of times before and really loved it, both times sat a the bar. This time table service was really lacking and pasta just ok."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "We were a family group of 10. Everything everyone ate was fantastic - the pizzas, the eggs benny with home-baked bun, the pasta - it all tasted wonderful. Although there was only one other table filled on this Sunday lunch, it did take quite some time to get all 10 meals out - but it is a big group to deal with and the food was worth the wait. We had a lot of talking to do anyway!"
    Dined on 12/8/2013
  • "If you have ever lived in Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro, you know that the highest compliment I can pay to a restaurant specializing in pizza is that it would do well in either of those two cities. Really good food. Nice people looking after you."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "The service is what we would have expected if we were at a 5 Star Michelin establishment. I kid you not. I've been to the French Laundry, so yes - I know what spectacular service is. Our Server always kept our glasses full and our water decanter filled. The attention to detail was there. My favourite part? When he took our pizza away and put them in boxes, kept them in the kitchen for us so we could enjoy our conversation and not have to worry about takeaway containers on our table. It gets better. We paid the bill, put our jackets on. In the corner of my eye - I saw our Server make his way to the entrance with two pizza boxes in hand ready to hand them off to us - without mixing up our pizzas. Oh yes - the Pizza - It was DELICIOUS."
    Dined on 11/27/2013
  • "The food was awesome, portions were perfect and the staff was great."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "We really enjoy having Bibo in our neighbourhood. The staff is lovely and we have had wonderful meals there. The atmosphere is warm and conducive to wine and conversation. I have some food allergies, and they are always respectful and helpful with my meal choices. The menu is unique with family recipes, it's not like every other Italian restaurant. I haven't noticed high chairs but families with older children would enjoy a special night out at Bibo."
    Dined on 10/25/2013
  • "Great little spot for a tasty lunch - open to the street views - and the food was good and reasonably priced. I will return."
    Dined on 7/25/2013