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1725 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1W5, Canada
+1 604-620-1998
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“panna cotta” (5 reviews)
“osso bucco” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
1725 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1W5, Canada
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Had a small meal with my wife on the way home from a nice day out. I had the classic Italian meatballs and my wife had the cataloni which were o.k and we were happy enough. However the waitress was definitely abrupt and certainly didnt...More

Thank David T
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We dined at this restaurant a week ago, had a table of 23 people. We found the food was good once we got it served. We were a guests. It was a long long wait for orders to be taken, long wait for food and...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed January 28, 2018

First time to try this in the neighborhood. Usually try to go to Nook but is so hard to get in . The Pizza was very good, nice but small craft beer selections on tap and a bartender who liked her job and her customers...More

Thank Sooner7
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Took the waiters recommendation right from the drinks to the entree .... excellent ! Restaurant is a little hidden away but excellent and quiet.

Thank Liliahe
Reviewed December 31, 2017

This is the second time my wife and I tried Grotto in the West End of Vancouver. Upon recommendation from other TripAdvisors, we tried the humboldt squid. It was quite good. It's a square piece of grilled squid on a sauteed kale. The squid had...More

Thank Newbie_Vacationer
Reviewed December 17, 2017

I had a groupon for Grotto. We had no idea what to expect. Resembles a french bistro even though it serves italian cuisine. Located on Davie street near English Bay. Had just finished vacation in Hawaii and I was trying to think if any of...More

2  Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

Delicious food! I am so amazed. For sure i will visit more often. Great job guys. Thank you very much😊

1  Thank Pirlangic
Reviewed November 29, 2017

Fiona Grieve is a serious restaurant entrepreneur. Ben Allen is a very talented chef. Together they run one of Vancouver's coolest Italian eateries. Ben's risotto is the best $10 dish in Vancouver-hands down. His pappardelle with braised beef, braciola with chicken breast, fettuccine with Italian...More

2  Thank TofinoFive
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

Bought a Groupon to try this place out and we weren’t disappointed. Highly recommend getting the meatballs for an appetizer, and their pasta entrees are truly as Italian as it gets. Nice spot for a quiet romantic date.

Thank Brett R
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

When we entered the restaurant we weren’t sure what quality of food we would receive. As the restaurant deco is pretty basic. However we were pleasantly surprised. Our waiter was nice and helpful and the food was really good. Even the deserts are made at...More

Thank Ian G
West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-620-1998
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