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About Trattoria Italian Kitchen

Trattoria Italian Kitchen is a vibrant, restaurant, where contemporary design unites with casual Italian dining and a focus on sharing. Service is relaxed, knowledgeable and welcoming. The menu consists of traditional trattoria style cuisine - hand made pizzas, bruschetta, antipasto, pasta and meat platters, fresh fish and familiar Italian staple items like Forno Roasted Chicken and Veal Scaloppini. A carefully chosen selection of 50 wines make up a list representing the major regions in Italy including Tuscany, Piedmont, Veneto and Sicily. Add in a few boutique California, and British Columbia wineries and you have the perfect combination of a simple, yet comprehensive wine selection.

1850 4th Avenue West
Vancouver, BC V6J 1M3
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - mightnight
Saturday & Sunday: 10:30am - midnight

Cross Street:
Burrard

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(604) 732-1441

Website:
http://www.trattoriakitchen.ca/

Public Transit:
Public Transit is available less than half a block from our front door. The 4 or 7 busses have a stop right at Burrard and 4th.

Private Party Facilities:
We are happy to book your private party and develop a menu and program to suit your needs.

Private Party Contact:
Brent O'Connor: (604) 685-4569 ext. 1

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Trattoria Italian Kitchen Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.3

ambience

3.8

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (14)
Comfort Food (12)
Cozy (11)
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Good for Birthdays (11)
Casual (10)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Romantic (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Authentic (6)
Business Meals (5)
Kid-friendly (5)
Fun (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Late-night Find (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Healthy (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Vegan (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
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 (Vancouver)·Dined a day ago

Great tasty food

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 (Vancouver)·Dined 2 days ago

The happy hour selection of drink and food was first rate, the service was great and the price very affordable. I found the noise level somewhat distracting and would not recommend this for a quiet intimate meeting or rendezvous. But it IS great for good food and good value.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Very accommodating host and we were able to enjoy drinks and meal for almost 3.5hours - enjoying our time not realizing the time. Wish they have craft beers on tab.

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Overall it was good. Pizza was very cooked very well. Brussel sprouts were too salty and potatoes (roasted) were quite hard with main dishes (veal and chicken).

Tags: Kid-friendly, Cozy
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

The food was very good, and our waiter was excellent. The menu selection was nice and large. However, the overall experience was diminished by the noise level. Sitting across from my guest, we were unable to carry on a normal conversation through the meal. This fact really detracted from the overall experience for us.

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on January 4, 2018

Amazing service; Adam Jeal extremely professional and welcoming. Our server was outstanding! Just disappointed in the NY Steak - it wasn't what I had expected; too thin with a lot of fat. Pizza and desserts were amazing!

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Our waiter and the service was great! We have a terrific evening.

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·Dined on December 24, 2017

It is a good place to eat comfort food (rich and heavy pasta dish) as a family if you don't mind the price. Kid friendly and large volume. Not great for a romantic evening out as ambience is suited for family with young children. I think it's priced as if a nicer restaurant but it's more of a family restaurant. Quality of food is good, but it's vegan/vegetarian unfriendly. I picked it because someone said it was, but there is nothing vegan, and barely anything vegetarian. The waiter was rude and lectured me on the importance of cheese. My teenager enjoyed the food, but I wouldn't go back for me.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 17, 2017

The food was good but was heavily outweighed by the lack of ambience. We were a party of 5 seated at a table for 4 with a chair added at the end. We had made the reservation well in advance so was surprised our party size was treated as an afterthought. I asked if we could move but was told no in spite of the fact half the tables were empty. We were told in advance that we would have two hours for dinner but they brought the food so quickly and cleared just as quickly I didn’t feel we could enjoy the experience. They made sure we knew the timer was running. We weren’t slow or dawdling but they still kept rushing us along. Will not ever return. Not a great experience

Tags: Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Wonderful place, I have been here three times in three months and will be back often. I look forward to my next meal here. Service is exceptional!!! Thank you very much!!!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Happy Hour, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 25, 2017

I received a notice of a “Know Show” however we did indeed show promptly at 6 pm as scheduled. We dine here often and always makes reservation as it is a busy place. We liked everything except Table 22. It’s the proverbial “fish bowl” and in the middle of the room—just a place to seat a party of two without a “reservation!”

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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Consistent as always

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 18, 2017

They served the food too fast- didn’t even have time for our cocktail
Very noisy
Food good

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I was 20 mins early for my reservation for 630. It was my birthday that day. I did call prior just to let them know I might be late. I was informed if im late 15mins after the initial booking. I will be moved to the bottom of the list. This perhaps is a standard policy but im not happy with the way it was convyed. Overall my experience was good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Initially I had open table open about to complete my reservation, but thought I'd opt to call in to make a reservation. Whoever answered the phone said there was no availability, which was odd because I was able to complete the reservation. Not sure how open table works though ... happy we were able to squeeze in though.
Once we got there, we ordered my favorite appetizer that I had eaten there quite a few times when I lived in Vancouver; Prosciutto and Burrata. The Burrata and pesto were lovely, but the prosciutto was cut too thick, or was just a really tough piece (I know odd - prosciutto usually melts in your mouth!!).
Even though that could have left a bad experience, the manager and server were both very apologetic and the manager said it will be fixed for the next night. They removed the whole appetizer and gave us a small portion of meatballs compliments of the house! So unexpected and above and beyond! Very much appreciated!
You can tell that this restaurants stands behind their food. and thrives on local clientele.
The truffle cream pasta with meatballs is amazing!

Tags: People Watching, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food and great service
Can't wait to go back

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Good for a Date, Healthy, Authentic
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Trattoria Italian Kitchen sits just across the road from our favorite Italian restaurant in Kits. We selected Trattoria Italian Kitchen restaurant because it was open late, and we were able to make a 10:30pm reservation for our group, not to mention the good recommendation. We arrived 30 minutes late, but we were seated in time before last call.

Our sever was friendly, very courteous and knowledgeable. He was able to explain the menu and also recommend the vegan and gluten free options that some the members of our group were interested.

Our pleasant surprise was the food. It was tasty, fresh and of good quality. The preparation was impeccable. These people know their stuff and kudos to the kitchen staff.

We are glad to say that our first experience in this restaurant was a pleasant surprise. Needless to say, we will be coming back for more!

Tags: Vegan, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Casual, Late-night Find, Good for Groups
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Aunt in town from Auckland

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Tables too close and food is mediocre, especially for the price. Our server was attentive, although he interrupted a conversation to tell us the specials. Just ok, and given the Vancouver dining scene I won’t be back

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Our sever Daniel was great, went out of his way to ask chef to cook us up a couple orders of Muscles even though they were not on menu.

Food was great.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Last minute booking for 23 people, Restaurant was busy, somewhat loud, but had an atmophere of the olace to be. Great service and food. Reasonably priced.

Tags: Late-night Find, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

We really enjoyed our dinner and the service was excellent.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Maybe I just ordered wrong things. I don't know why here is rated a high score.(4 stars is high in my eye) I ordered a pasta with shrimps, which were too salty. The pasta itself was also not surprising. The only thing we found good could be the chicken breast; however, why should I come to an italian restaurant for chicken?

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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We had an exceptional experience at Trattoria. The food was exquisite and, Nicholas, our server was charming and attended to our every need. We shall definitely return.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Everything was great. The only thing I didn't think was great is a made a reservation for our lunch hour and the table was not ready when we arrived.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Our server had great personality and made the dinner that much more fun

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 5, 2017

As usual great food and service. We always enjoy the food.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Nice business meal location. Service was good just took a while to get the bill

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·Dined on October 3, 2017

The food and wine were delicious and the service was exceptional.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 26, 2017

Excellent service. Pasta Tuesday discounts. Exceptional food.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch
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 (Calgary)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Both the food and the service was fantastic!

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 12, 2017

I always enjoy the professional service of the waiter and waitress. Love the pasta which are always fresh served hot and delicious. One of my favorite restaurant in Vancouver.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

An enjoyable meal with a very accommodating waiter. Nice to have the option to sit outside on a warm summer night.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Service was friendly but not attentive, only offered a drink once and water rarely refilled.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 31, 2017

We celebrated a girlfriends reunion plus a couple birthdays! Service and food was fantastic! Thank you! We'll definitely be back!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Nice not great but decent

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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Good happy hour specials. Reasonably priced wine list. Had the pasta platter but should have gone with the truffled spaghetti with meatballs as that was the best thing on the plate. Pleased with service. Got there early before Bard on the Beach and noticed lots of families so must be good for kids.

Tags: Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Happy Hour
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Had yet another exceptional meal at Trattoria in Kits. The antipasti platter for two was fabulous, as was the caprese salad with burrata. So flavourful and fresh. Our pasta dishes (meatballs, shortribs and mushroom/pancetta) were all ten out of ten. Our server, Nicholas, was an absolute pro and provided impeccable service. We were not rushed despite the fact it was a busy Saturday night. On the contrary, we felt very well looked after. I look forward to returning soon for Trattoria's consistently excellent Italian cuisine and first-class service.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Fun, Casual
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Too noisy and the food wasnt special. They brought the wrong salad.

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·Dined on August 11, 2017

Exceptional service and pasta :) I went here for dinner with a friend and it was a wonderful experience. would recommend

Tags: Casual
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