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Trattoria Italian Kitchen

1850 W. 4th Ave. (Burrard St.) Send to Phone
Casual, lively trattoria serving tasty, rustic Italian dishes in the heart of cool Kitsilano.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Trattoria Italian Kitchen, Vancouver, canada

Trattoria Italian Kitchen Restaurant Review

: Modest prices and flavor-packed, home-style Italian dishes keep the crowds coming here from lunch through late evening. Settle in with a glass of wine from a well-chosen list boasting mostly Italian labels as well as a few gems from British Columbia and California. Next, share an order of fritto misto (fried seasonal vegetables) or an antipasto platter loaded with Sicilian calamari, huge signature meatballs, prawns, crispy chickpeas, mushrooms, tuna and more. Hearty pastas (gluten-free is an option), veal Parmigiana, chicken piccata and saltimbocca are all tempting. Consider the crab and shrimp conchiglioni or short rib pappardelle along with margherita and squash and pesto pizzas. The crowd-pleasing dessert platter is loaded with indulgent tastes of everything: zeppole al cioccolato (Italian-style donuts), Bombay chai crème brûlée, tiramisu, flourless chocolate torte, lemon and strawberry tart, and macaroons. Service is friendly, prompt and knowledgeable.


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