When it comes to these Italian restaurants in Vancouver, think local, fresh, seasonal and quality ingredients used by chefs who are so passionate about the food they're creating. With these restaurants, it's hard to choose where to start as they each offer something different so it just depends on what you're in the mood for; you can't go wrong with any of these Italian restaurants.
Kitsilano's La Quercia serves stellar dishes that are best enjoyed family style. This cozy neighborhood eatery has been a favorite amongst locals because of the consistently delicious, yet changing dishes. If you like to try a few different things, try the chef's menu for something fun and unique.
Neopolitan pizza is no stranger to Vancouverites and over the last few years there has been an increasing number of pizza joints popping up throughout the city. While there are so many delicious options, Nicli Antica Pizzeria in Gastown is where you will find Vancouver's first VPN certified Neopolitan style pizza. If you haven't had true Neopolitan pizza before, be warned–your standard pizza delivery just doesn't compare.
Head a little further east to Vancouver's Downtown East Side and you'll find Ask for Luigi, a local gem. The price point is reasonable, the food is delicious, the drinks are plentiful and the atmosphere provides a cozy, neighborhood vibe. It's ideal for a romantic night out or a catch up with friends.