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Vancouver Cheap Eats: Italian food

DH Vancouver Staff Apr 07, 2017 3:30 am 7,437

When it comes to Italian food, Vancouver has no shortage. Whether you’re in the mood for pasta, pizza, or some other cheesy carb-y combination, head to one of these five eateries and indulge for $10 or less.

Basil Pasta Bar

Located in both Yaletown and Kitsilano, Basil Pasta Bar uses local ingredients to create Italian food fresh to order. With classics like the Spaghetti Carbonara, and specials like the Coconut Cream Ravioli, all pasta dishes are less than $10.

Address: 636 Davie Street, Vancouver

Address: 1602 Yew Street, Vancouver

Instagram: @basilpastabar

Ciao Bella

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In the heart of the West End, this cozy restaurant serves up excellent Italian fare. On Monday and Tuesday evenings, as well as every day at lunch, all pasta is 50% off. For $9, Ciao Bella can’t be beat.

Address: 703 Denman Street, Vancouver


Ravioli, lasagna, or spaghetti? The choice is yours at this Kitsilano joint. Raviolino prides itself on its fresh pasta dishes served for $10 or less. A favourite is their classic spaghetti and meatballs for $8.99.

Address: 2282 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Instagram: @raviolinofreshpasta

Pizza 604

With large pizzas for $8.99, pastas for $6.99, and salads for $3.99 this place seems almost too good to be true. Pizza 604 uses fresh ingredients to create simple and affordable Italian fare. You can expect great value for your money here.

Address: 2444 Main Street, Vancouver

La Grotta Del Formaggio

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This shop specializes in cheese and other Italian essentials, but the real gem is their deli. With several different meats, cheeses, veggies, and condiments to choose from, La Grotta Del Formaggio serves up some of the best sandwiches in the city. From $5.50 for a small vegetarian sandwich, to $9.50 for a large sandwich with meat, you won’t be disappointed.

Address: 1791 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Instagram: @lagrottadelform

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