Best Italian Restaurants on the Lower Mainland

Looking for a place to get your carb on? Here’s a pretty exhaustive list of the best Italian restaurants on the Lower Mainland, plus one in Victoria, recommended by White Rock Moms.

South Surrey / White Rock / Crescent Beach

Cotto al Mare in Crescent Beach – Locally Fresh Authentically Italian
Address: 2728 O’Hara Ln, Surrey, BC V4A 2Z8, Canada
Phone: 604-560-5549

La Baia Italian Restaurant – I remember going here with my parents when I was a kid.
Address: 15791 Marine Dr White Rock, BC
Phone: (604) 531-6261

Interested in Italian art? We carry Pino’s


Paliotti’s Italian Restaurant – family-owned authentic Italian restaurant
Address: 33886 Essendene Ave, Abbotsford, BC V2S 2H4
Phone: 604-855-1888

Richmond / Vancouver / New West

di Beppe – Vancouver – A young Italian restaurant with an old Italian soul.
Address: 8 W Cordova Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1C9
Phone: (604) 559-1122

Pepino’s – Vancouver – The House That Spaghetti Built
Address: 631 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC V5L 3W3
Phone: 604-254-5633

Via Tevere Pizzeria Napoletana – Vancouver Authentic pizza straight from a woodfire oven!
Address: 1190 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, BC V5L 4G5
Walk-ins only, no reservations, order to go from takeout window

Giardino – Vancouver – Tuscan-inspired restaurant
Address: 1328 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1W5
Phone: 604-669-2422

Cioppino’s Mediterranean – Yaletown – known for the delicate natural flavors of a range of regionally sourced ingredients
Address: 1133 Hamilton Street Vancouver, BC V6B 5P6
Phone: (604) 688-7466

Tavola Restaurant – Vancouver – modern Italian food
Address: 1829 Robson St Vancouver, BC, Canada V6G 1E4
Phone: (604) 606-4680

La Terraza – Vancouver – Italian Cuisine and well-crafted wine
Address: 1088 Cambie Street Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 6J5
Phone: (604) 899-4449

La Piazza Dario Ristorante – Vancouver – Traditional & Innovative Italian Cuisine
Address: 3075 Slocan Street Vancouver, BC V5M 3E4
Phone: 604-430-2195

Lombardo’s on Commercial – Vancouver – Authentic Italian Cuisine
Address: 1641 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604.251.2240

Ask For Luigi – Vancouver – specializing in fresh hand made pasta
Address: 305 Alexander ST, Vancouver BC
Phone: 604 428 2544

Nook on Denman – homemade pastas and sauces
Address: 781 Denman St
Phone: 604 568 4554

Savio Volpe – osteria–rustic fare
Address: 615 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC, V5T 3K5
Phone: 604 428 0072

Anton’s Pasta Bar – Burnaby since 1983, Calabrian specialties
Address: 4260 Hastings Street Burnaby, BC, Canada V5C 2J6
Phone: (604)299.6636

Marcello Pizzeria & Ristorante – Vanvcouver – Lovely and lively old world atmosphere.
Address: 1404 Commercial Drive Vancouver, BC, Canada V5L 3X9
Phone: (604) 215-7760

Italian Kitchen by Glowbal Group – Vancouver – Old World Charm New World Vibe
Address: 860 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 2J1
Phone: (604) 687-2858

Italian Tomato – Richmond – always made fresh
Address: 8380 Bridgeport Road
Phone: (604) 247-0040

Piva Modern Italian – New West – Modern, rustic, Italian food the New West way.
Address: 787 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6
Phone: 604-522-0221

Port Moody / Coquitlam

Rosa’s Cucina Italiana – Port Moody – real Italian homemade cooking
Address: 2331 Clarke Street Port Moody, B.C.
Phone: 604-939-7500

The Golden Boot – Coquitlam – Home of Authentic Italian Trattoria Cuisine
Address: 1028 Ridgeway Avenue Coquitlam, BC, Canada V3J 1S5
Phone: (604) 939-0855

If you’re heading to Victoria make sure to try:

Il Terrazzo – fine Italian dining in an old town courtyard setting
Address: 537 Johnson Street
Phone: 250-361-0028

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