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Adesso Bistro

Italian | West End

The leafy streets of the West End have always birthed restaurants that seem to operate on a more relaxed gear than other parts of downtown. Adesso...

Pizzeria Farina

Italian | South Main

Tiny Farina opens at 5 nightly and keeps at it until they run out of pizza dough. On day one, they made enough for just over...

Trattoria Italian Kitchen

Breakfast/Brunch | Kitsilano

This usually-buzzing room-sister to Italian Kitchen-has won a devoted following by combining a happening ambiance with food that's reasonably priced and sometimes exceeds expectations: linguine carbonara...

Osteria Napoli

Italian | Commercial Drive

A monthly ritual and a favourite with those in the know:Joe Briffa roasts a suckling pig to crackled perfection and the whole joint parades around. Wednesday...

Zefferelli's Spaghetti Joint

Italian | Downtown

The wooden interior and well-worn rugs lend the joint a homey feel. The dinner menu lists the usual suspects well made, like crispy, fresh bruschetta and...