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About Pacifico Pizzeria Ristorante

Combining the freshest Pacific Northwest ingredients with the finest traditional recipes from the kitchens of Italy.

970 Smithe Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 0A4
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Pizzeria

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm.
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm.

Cross Street:
Burrard

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(604) 408-0808

Website:
http://www.pacificopizza.com/

Catering:
Enjoy a wide range of homemade pizzas and everything from antipasto platters & salads to entrees and desserts, delivered fresh and ready for your office lunch.

Parking Details:
meter/street parking in the area, as well as ample underground pay parking in the building.

Executive Chef:
Joseph R. Thomas

Private Party Facilities:
Our upstairs dining area allows up to 45 guests. A great venue for large groups and special occasions. Minimum 30 people to ensure private function.

Private Party Contact:
Adele Burris: (604) 408-0808

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Pacifico Pizzeria Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.1

ambience

4.0

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (8)
Good for a Date (5)
Authentic (4)
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Good for Groups (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Cozy (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Local Ingredients (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Fun (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Spicy (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
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 (Portland)·Dined 5 days ago

Booked through Open Table but did not have a table when arrived, ended up cramming us into a smaller table, very brisk and rude to begin. Food was bland and overpriced.

Tags: Casual
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 9, 2017

We were given the wrong pizza and lied to.
Three of us ordered a large Margherita pizza (one of their signature pizzas), as per the menu it includes crushed tomatoes, mozzarella and fresh basil.
The pizza we received was plain cheese. When we asked the waitress, she went to check with the chef. She returned with small saucer of basil, barely enough to for a few slices, rather than the large pizza. She told us the chef forgot the basil, but it was a Margherita and gave us the basil to add on top.

We've ordered Margherita pizza's from Pacifico before, previously it had fresh mozzarella rather than shredded cheese, and there were tomatoes and basil spread around it.
The pizza we received this time looked and tasted like a generic plain cheese pizza.

When we asked another server to double check, they told us that the pizza was a Margherita, told us it didn't come with crushed tomatoes, and ignored us when we told her the description on the menu said otherwise.

So we were given the wrong pizza or at the very least a defective Margherita pizza and then lied to. They refused to give us a new, correctly made pizza, and insisted that we were wrong.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 9, 2017

We arrived early to beat any crowd because of an upcoming commitment. The staff was busy boxing a large pizza order when we arrived but one of the staff was quick to seat us and provide us with menus and water. I ordered a Sicilian medium pizza. My wife chose the soup and salad: she chose the mushroom soup. Both the salad and pizza were very good. The mushroom soup proved to be a challenge: a TON of mushrooms and I mean a ton to the point of very little broth. The broth was very good but even with her best efforts the mushrooms were way out of proportion. The service was good, reliable. The place was not overly busy but did have one large group. We would return but be a little more careful about what we were ordering.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Stopped in for a quick dinner after a day of sightseeing. Staff were friendly and helpful. Meals were out quickly and were very tasty. Great easy place to eat with kids.

Tags: Quick Bite, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food and service. Dinner before movie, good location.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Good variety in the menu’s choices! All around good experience only the noise level is a bit loud but not unbearable. Enjoyable meal! When we come back to Vancouver we’ll be back!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Delicious pizza...quick service. I would just recommend doing something about the floor, it is very slippery in the restaurant area.

Tags: Quick Bite, Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Great place with some great food! The atmosphere was really great for a date and the food was exceptional. Will definitely be coming back here again.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Excellent food and service! Never a disappointment!

Tags: Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great place for a birthday meal. The Nero d'Avola was not available, but the Chianti went well with the spinach salad and pizzas. Good quality Neapolitan pizzas, large is enough for 3 with a salad (except the Margarita salad).

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Service was good, food was great. We were looking for quick service on our way to a concert and the server was awesome. We have eaten here in the past and the food is always very good and great value.
However, this visit we took a wrong turn on the way to the restaurant and arrived a few minutes past our reservation time. We were then given a lectures from a young male greeter about our "tardiness" and told we were "lucky they never gave up our table". Besides that this restaurant always delivers great food and good value.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Authentic
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·Dined on September 18, 2017

Food was great, service was ok. We ordered the Chicken Parm and a medium pizza. The Chicken Parm was excellent, the pizza did not come as ordered with extra sauce, but it was still pretty good. We were surprised that we had to ask for salt and pepper. The pepper only came freshly ground and our waitress would have had to come back every time we needed pepper but we didn't bother.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Very good food at reasonable prices. Try the mussels, especially at lunch

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Quick service, great pizza, good beer, reasonable price. We'd go again!

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Had a great family dinner. Group included a four year old and an eight month old. Staff was very patient and pleasant.
Service and food was very good.

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Loved the place,the company, and the service, but the noise level is something else... would be nice if they could figure out a way to make it easier for people to talk without shouting at the top of their lungs.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 12, 2017

The dinner was good. I had a bow tie pasta in a white wine sauce with scallops, shrimp and muscles which was amazing but I asked them to substitute the muscles out with more scallops. My friend had the spicy penne which was actually not very good. Had a weird taste and was very spicy. Didn't love that one at all.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Great menu and good service

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·Dined on August 5, 2017

Pizza and pasta was amazing. Highly recommend Sicilian pizza. The pizza arrived a bit late, but overall very good service.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 31, 2017

Very casual.very kid friendly...we were surrounded by young parents and strollers. Friendly service and good pizza options which was adequate portion for two people.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Awesome as always. Even better with friendly Brazilian staff.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Romantic, Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Excellent food. Gotta have the focaccia. Kids loved the pizza. I had the butternut squash ravioli and it was amazing. Kept eating well after I was full! Best meal I've had in my two week's travel.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Variety of Italian options. Good food with good service. Servings were plentiful.

Tags: Spicy, People Watching, Quick Bite, Great for Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 13, 2017

We were starving and the food was perfect - lots of garlic!!!

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Unfortunately the balcony was not open when we arrived for our 4 reservation. the service was good and food excellent. We definitely will dine here again when visiting Vancouver.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 23, 2017

The service was very good. My daughter's pasta had lots of pepper so she sent it back. They were very accommodating. Fun vibe!

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 (New England)·Dined on May 14, 2017

The staff were very nice, the place ok but an Italian that over cooks its pasta, its a no from me.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Great food reasonable $$

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Pacifico is an amazing restaurant with fantastic service and great food. I've been dining here for years and the pizza can't be beat. That being said, if you make a reservation, don't be shocked if it's either been given away or there isn't actually a table for you.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on May 5, 2017

It's not just the food but the service that continues 2 bring me back when in town The minestrone was the most delicious satisfying ever!

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on May 4, 2017

I totally love this eatery!! The food in general but 2day a pizza - prepared by Armando - was all I needed 4 my BD! Lucy served it w a smile & a gr8 recommendation 4 a libation 2 compliment my luncheon! I do return whenever I return 2 Canada!

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on April 28, 2017

Food was very good. Ambience is nice! If one is tired of paying high prices for small portions this restaurant is a great antidote. A gem on Smithe!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on April 4, 2017

Fast, friendly service brought large portions of hearty and delicious Italian fare. Reasonably priced dining in a casual atmosphere.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on March 31, 2017

Great as always.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on March 24, 2017

Had not being there in awhile. Food was not as good as previous times. Service was poor. Waters were not refilled, had to wait a long time to get grated Parmesan when requested. Still left a good tip yet the waitress completely ignored us when we were leaving even though we said goodbye to her. She was too busy standing chatting to another waitress.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on March 21, 2017

Friendly welcome, spartan but comfortable seating. Staff very happy to order the food to suit your preferences. Extra large pizza and wonderful choices of salads. Good wine and beer choices. Lots of space so rarely a wait, but better to book.

Tags: Outstanding Value, Healthy, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Vegan, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Authentic, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Spicy, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Comfort Food
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on March 16, 2017

Great place reasonably priced and excellent service. Did our reservations through OpenTable which worked perfectly.

Tags: Authentic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Overall this restaurant ok, food is good but not great. I think its busy just because its by the theatre, that's the only reason we went there. Our server was good and attentive but the hostesses were full of attitude. A hostess is the first person you see when you enter an establishment, they should be smiling and welcoming.

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on February 24, 2017

Pizza was delicious and service was excellent. Pizza reminded us of our favorite pizza restaurant in Spain, including the spicy oil!

Tags: Special Occasion, Outstanding Value, Quick Bite, Spicy, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Great food and great ambience. Restaurant was a bit noisy, but we went on Valentine's Day so the crowd was kind of expected. The food is traditional Italian and is totally worth the extra $$ you pay to dine here. They have a good selection of meats and veg options.
Desserts were outstanding too...try the New York cheesecake. It's fantastic!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Great Beer, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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