Francesco's Ristorante Italia

  • 860 Burrard Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6Z 1X9
  • Phone: 604.685.7770

A passionate opera singer and legendary host, Francesco Alongi is proud to offer you traditional Italian cuisine inspired by renowned chefs worldwide and treasured family recipes from his beloved Sicily. Wild Game, a Don Francesco specialty, showcases such delicacies as Wild Boar, Ostrich and the signature Slow Roasted Duck a la Vignarola. Our menus are complimented by an extensive wine list and house made desserts for your dining pleasure. Come and enjoy Francesco's signature hospitality, linger in the warm and inviting atmosphere and indulge your senses in a true Italian oasis. You never know, you may catch Francesco singing!

Open: 7 days per week

Dining Style: Casual, Fine

Special Features: Private Dining Room, Wine CellarĀ 

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Dining & Nightlife
Dine Out - Dinner Menu


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  • Seasons Of Operation:
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  • Year Opened: 1962
  • Year Last Renovated: 2013
  • Maximum Group Size: 140
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  • Total Restaurant/Nightclub Capacity: 180
  • Less than 10 min walk from Convention Centre:
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  • Happy Hour:
    • Daily
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    • Dinner
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  • Neighborhood: Downtown Vancouver
  • Cuisine Type: Italian
  • Dinner Menu Price: $40
  • Reservation Status: Accepting Reservations
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Appetizer 1

  • Appetizer 1: Minnestrone Soup House-made with seasonal vegetables and Tuscan white beans

Appetizer 2

  • Appetizer 2: Organic Kale Caesar Salad Mustard vinaigrette dressing, roma tomato and cucumber

Appetizer 3

  • Appetizer 3: Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms Garlic, truffle oil, peas, parmesan and herbs

Entree 1

  • Entree 1: Linguine with Clams & Cherry Tomatoes Pancetta, chili flakes, kale, garlic, cherry tomatoes

Entree 2

  • Entree 2: Filet of Salmon with Shrimp & Crab Meat West coast salmon topped with shrimp and crab meat, extra virgin olive oil, garlic and spices...served with rice

Entree 3

  • Entree 3: Lemon Chicken Picatta or Veal Marsala Chicken breast with lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, garlic and Italian spices OR veal with Marsala wine, garlic, extra virgin olive oil

Dessert 1

  • Dessert 1: Tiramisu