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Tavola, Vancouver, BC
Tavola, Vancouver, BC
Tavola, Vancouver, BC
Tavola, Vancouver, BC
Tavola, Vancouver, BC

Tavola

4.5
4.5
710 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Italian
Tavola is a terrific West End neighbourhood restaurant, serving modern Italian food with quality ingredients. Tavola continues the tradition of sharing food - family style, in a warm, contemporary environment. The dining room reflects a convivial atmosphere. Our Covid-19 dining room is at reduced capacity with tables 6 feet apart.



Burrata from the antipasto section is the place to start along with artisan proscuitto and salami - sliced to order. We offer a long list of specials including crostinis and salads using seasonal local ingredients. Also setting Tavola apart is the commitment to housemade Pastas and sauces - toothsome and hearty. Share some with friends and family along with one of our Big Plates - steak, roast chicken, braised meats and fish, prepared as classic Italian platters.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Northwest
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm NOW OPEN AT 5PM FOR YOU CANUCK FANS!
  • Phone number
    (604) 606-4680
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Private party facilities
    Private dining means buying out the restaurant for the evening.
  • Private party contact
    Brad Roark: (604) 606-4680
  • Neighborhood
    West End
  • Cross street
    Denman St
  • Parking details
    Parking is available behind the restaurant. If this is full there is also 2hr parking on the street in front or metered parking along Robson St and Denman St
  • Public transit
    The #5 bus stops on Denman St at Robson.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 710 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.5
4.5 based on all time ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 3Value

NoiseModerate

710 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    60 reviews

    5.0

    60 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great as always!

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  2. Andrea

    Vancouver

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 2, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food, great service. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. Can’t even decide what I liked the most - we had the salami platter, burrata, pear crostini, cacio e pepe and the gnocchi. Everything was delicious and cooked to perfection. We’ll definitely be back.

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  3. Shannon

    Vancouver

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing as usual! Great shared food! Great drinks! Great service!

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  4. Danny

    Vancouver

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 26, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The only problem is that the staff in the kitchen are not wearing a mask or shield which poses risk for contamination of the dishes during cooking/preparation if one of the cooks has caught Covid-19. Already raised our concerns to the manager.

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  5. Missp

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, service, knowledgeable, friendly staff.. this restaurant NEVER disappoints!!! I’ve never had a bad meal there ! Since COVID, the restaurant is prepared, and feels safe ! I would recommend trying this establishment Sit on the patio if you can!

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  6. LucyM

    Vancouver

    29 reviews

    4.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on July 13, 2020

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We ordered the brick chicken and pasta. Both were very delicious!! Only thing is I feel like the distance between each table is kinda close. And it very crowded.

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  7. WallyT

    Vancouver

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 12, 2020

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Very good overall and would be back again. Noise level was a bit high.

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  8. DanielaA

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 28, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My boyfriend and I went on a date and we loved the place, the food was really good and the service outstanding.

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  9. DaleD

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 27, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Nice meal. Terrific server. Asked for a table outside because I have always found it too loud inside to carry on a conversation. Front patio was great noise wise and the food was very good. Great evening all round.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    amazing experience with a great server. Highly recommend

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  11. Derrick

    Vancouver

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2020

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Outstanding, service and food is a real treat

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  12. RockyHobbs

    Vancouver

    28 reviews

    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We LOVE Tavola, everything was perfect. It was the first time we've actually felt normal in 4 months. My absolute favourite thing was the walnut-gorgonzola crostini, it was all I could do to prevent myself from fending off the other 3 people with a fork so I could eat it all. we shared Cacio e pepi spaghetti and spaghetti with anchovies and lemon zest. Both were excellent. We finished with the best dessert in the city - lemon Positano. SO delicious.

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  13. Jamiek

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Having dined at Tavola numerous times over the years, this was my first time back since they've re-opened for in-service dining after the COVID-19 pandemic closed restaurants. Tavola has done a great job in providing comfort to guests regarding distancing, reduced contact, and sanitization. Tables are well spaced out. The food as usual is excellent and they have added a few items and changed a few others to streamline the menu. I look forward to when the bucatini returns but there are other delicious pastas to devour.

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  14. bthepalm

    Vancouver

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent as always, little gem of a restaurant!!

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  15. WendyB

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely evening on the outside deck with good wine and food.

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  16. JayB

    Vancouver

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    One of my favorite restaurants in Vancouver, always a pleasurable experience!

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  17. DiningWino

    Vancouver

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 13, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and atmosphere at Tavola never disappoints! Even with the social distancing rules in place. So glad to be back dining in at this neighborhood gem!!

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  18. Eileen

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 13, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As always Tavola was flawless, good to see old staff still there, they are awesome.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Thank for for accommodating our group while following the rules during Covid 19. We all really enjoyed our food

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  20. TrevorTT

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 8, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great Italian restaurant in a nice neighborhood setting. We've always enjoyed the food and service here for the past three years.

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  21. MarkA

    Vancouver

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My other dining room. Love Tavola!

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  22. SBvancouver

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful food! Always love the burrata, And the specials were phenomenal!! Great serving staff - friendly and knowlegeable!

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 11, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    All round, very nice. Good food, good service and we had chosen a relatively quiet time (6:15pm) for a pleasant chat with friends and a tasty meal.

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  24. Jeff

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 8, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall a good experience, would recommend to check it out. Reservations at a good dinner timeslot can be difficult. The food is good, the pasta was not perfectly cooked but still delicious.

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  25. Emily

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 5, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely recommend. I always enjoy coming back here, especially with out of town guests. Service was impeccable. Very accommodating of dietary restrictions. Always consistent quality. Friendly. 10/10

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  26. Anonymous

    London

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really lovely time. Try the egg and anchovies with glass of bubbles before you even think of what's for dinner. Can't wait to go back!

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  27. LeahC

    Vancouver

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Arrived and was greeted not only by the smells of deliciousness but by a smiling person. We were seated and promptly had water at our table then our server wish I remembered his name ( red head male) popped over asked about beverages we asked to try a wine before purchasing the bottle he brought back 2 samples same price point :). starter was the burrata and prosciutto my brother kept saying “Mmmm and it melts in my mouth”. Entrees we had pasta dishes my bro Bucatini amatriciana and I enjoyed one of the nightly specials neither of us had anything left in our bowls! Dessert we both had Sticky toffee pudding- we are siblings so no sharing- this dessert was everything I wanted it to be again nothing left on our plates. Highly recommend Tavalo for a great dining experience

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    Richmond

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 29, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was unique with amazing flavors. Wait staff was extremely attentive and friendly.

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  29. OccasionalDiner

    Vancouver

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on February 26, 2020

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    While it was noisy, the food and service were great. Would go back. Too bad they aren’t open for lunch!

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  30. Brad

    Vancouver

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was our first time at Tavola, it was really nice, great food and awesome service. It's a pretty casual place, which was cool, not stuffy like some of the fine dining spots around town. The Lamb Sausage pasta so so damn good, really. I can't wait to go back, wife says two thumbs up, so the wait won't be very long...phew!

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  31. SorWah604

    Hawaii

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2020

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    We went there as a group for my husbands birthday and we had the absolute worst service! This was our 2nd time at Tavola and we really enjoyed our 1st experience so decided to come back with our friends and needless to say, it’ll be our last. Our server was slow, food took well over an hour, no acknowledgement or explanation and when we brought it up, the manager got defensive and said it’s cause we ordered the steak. Our friends steak came undercooked even tho he asked for medium. Unacceptable! Would not recommend this restaurant!!

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  32. Lithgow

    Vancouver

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Tavola is fantastic! The ambience, service, and especially the food are perfect. I’ve been here for birthdays and dates and it never disappoints. I highly recommend the eggs and anchovies, my favourite dish!

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  33. SylviaZee

    Vancouver

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    One of our favourite restaurants in Vancouver. Food is outstanding. Service friendly and efficient.

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  34. Tracey

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and server

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  35. AlanD

    Vancouver

    14 reviews

    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2020

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Good food, but very expensive given the portion sizes. Service was warm, personal and with a few exceptions during the meal, generally efficient.

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  36. luv2eat

    Vancouver

    443 reviews

    5.0

    443 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We loved everything! You feel like family from the there first visit! The specials are very seasonal and yummy Shout out to the whole staff!

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  37. AndreaE

    Vancouver

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Favourite restaurant for family gathers and celebrations or just a nice quiet date night!

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  38. maria

    Greater Boston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food. Will go back.

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  39. ReneR

    Central Coast

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    great food, fabulous staff. one of the best restaurants in Vancouver. Really feels like a neighborhood restaurant.

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  40. JohnP

    Vancouver

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 25, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    As usual, great food, atmosphere and quality. A staple for non fussy Italian food in Vancouver

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FAQs

Tavola does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes. Tavola also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 606-4680.

Tavola is rated 4.5 stars by 710 OpenTable diners.

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Google Map for Tavola

1829 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1E4

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Denman St
  • Neighborhood
    West End
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm NOW OPEN AT 5PM FOR YOU CANUCK FANS!
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Northwest
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Parking is available behind the restaurant. If this is full there is also 2hr parking on the street in front or metered parking along Robson St and Denman St
  • Public transit
    The #5 bus stops on Denman St at Robson.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (604) 606-4680
  • Private party facilities
    Private dining means buying out the restaurant for the evening.
  • Private party contact
    Brad Roark: (604) 606-4680
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