Vancouver

Poor Italian Ristorante

  • 3296 East 1st Avenue
  • Vancouver, BC V5M 1B8
  • Phone: 604.251.1122

Come in for a relaxed evening of fine food in a tranquil environment and let our chefs work wonders with fresh and sustainable ingredients in simple and flavourful combinations.  Hand-cut pastas are made to order.  Enjoy a delicious menu of simple, enticing Italian dishes presented in the most inspired ways.  The Poor Italian is centrally located at Rupert and East 1st Avenue with ample free parking and room to cater up to 100 guests.  Whatever the occasion, we can accommodate you! Reservations recommended, though we do tend to leave a number of tables available for walk-in guests!!

 

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Dining & Nightlife
Dine Out - Dinner Menu
Dine Out - Lunch Menu
Dine Out - Vegetarian Menu

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General

  • Seasons Of Operation:
    • All
  • Year Opened: 2009
  • Year Last Renovated: 2015
  • Maximum Group Size: 100
  • Coach Parking:
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  • Languages Spoken:
    • Italian
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General

  • Total Restaurant/Nightclub Capacity: 100
  • Largest Private Room Capacity: 100
  • Max Capacity Banquet: 100
  • Max Capacity Reception: 100
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  • Meal Type:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Patio:
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General

  • Special Notes: We have a number of vegetarian options on our main menu! *Please note, we are open for lunch Fridays only. Open for Dinner Tuesdays thru Sundays. Find out more at www.pooritalian.com

Info

  • Neighborhood: East Vancouver
  • Cuisine Type: Italian
  • Dinner Menu Price: $40
  • Lunch Menu Price: $40
  • Reservation Status: Accepting Reservations
  • Gluten-Free Options Available:
  • Vegetarian Options Available:

Appetizer 1

  • Appetizer 1: Conchiglione with Spinach and Ricotta: Classic combination of spinach and whole milk ricotta stuffed in conchiglioni pasta shells - Served with a creamy pesto sauce, topped with arugula (V)
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Bartier Bros Riesling VQA – 2015 - $10 per glass

Appetizer 2

  • Appetizer 2: Panzanella (Bread) Salad: Organic vine ripened tomatoes, kosher salt, extra virgin olive oil with a hint of garlic, sweet onion, grapes, mixed organic greens with Tuscan bread in a red wine vinaigrette (V)
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Lunessence Rosé VQA - 2014 - $9 per glass

Appetizer 3

  • Appetizer 3: Tortelloni with Chicken Pesto Brodo: (will substitute vegetable stock for vegetarian option) A lovely beginning to a sumptuous dinner. Light chicken broth with house-made four-cheese tortelloni - topped with a dollop of fresh basil pesto
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Lunessence Chardonnay VQA - 2014 - $9 per glass

Entree 1

  • Entree 1: Maccheroni Primavera: Fresh maccheroni with a mixed vegetable ragout – topped with shaved Grana Padano cheese (V)
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Bartier Bros. Merlot VQA - 2013 - $10 per glass

Entree 2

  • Entree 2: Veal alla Pizzaiola: Finely sliced veal scallopini with crushed San Marzano tomato sauce, oregano, garlic, extra virgin olive oil with capers - served with roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Bartier Bros. Merlot VQA – 2013 - $10 per glass

Entree 3

  • Entree 3: West Coast Wild Salmon: Pacific Steelhead Salmon – grilled and served with lemon oregano aioli and Sicilian vegetable caponata (GF)
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Lunessence Rosé VQA - 2014 - $9 per glass

Dessert 1

  • Dessert 1: Deconstructed Sicilian Cannoli: Cracked pastry shell with a dollop of lemon ricotta, garnished with chopped pistachio, fruit preserves and dark chocolate shavings - finished with Frangelico - chocolate syrup
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Inniskillin Riesling Ice Wine VQA - 2014 - $15 per glass

Dessert 2

  • Dessert 2: Warm Apple Pie: Rustic apple tart, butter short crust, served with house-made vanilla gelato
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Inniskillin Riesling Ice Wine VQA - 2014 - $15 per glass

Dessert 3

  • Dessert 3: Poor Italian Tiramisu: Mascarpone Crème Anglais, savoiardi biscotti, espresso & cocoa
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Inniskillin Riesling Ice Wine VQA - 2014 - $15 per glass

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General

  • Special Notes: We have a number of vegetarian options on our main menu! *Please note, we are open for lunch Fridays only. Open for Dinner Tuesdays thru Sundays. Find out more at www.pooritalian.com

Info

  • Neighborhood: East Vancouver
  • Cuisine Type: Italian
  • Dinner Menu Price: $40
  • Lunch Menu Price: $40
  • Reservation Status: Accepting Reservations
  • Vegetarian Options Available:

Appetizer 1

  • Appetizer 1: Conchiglione pasta shells with Spinach and Ricotta Filling: Classic combination of spinach and whole milk ricotta stuffed in conchiglia pasta shells - Served with a creamy pesto sauce and topped with arugula (V)
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Bartier Bros Riesling VQA – 2015 - $10 per glass

Appetizer 2

  • Appetizer 2: Panzanella (Bread) Salad: Organic vine ripened tomatoes, kosher salt, extra virgin olive oil with a hint of garlic, sweet onion, grapes, mixed organic greens with Tuscan bread in a red wine vinaigrette (V)
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Lunessence Rosé VQA - 2014 - $9 per glass

Appetizer 3

  • Appetizer 3: Tortelloni with Chicken Pesto Brodo: (will substitute vegetable stock for vegetarian option) A lovely beginning to a sumptuous dinner. Light chicken broth with house-made four-cheese tortelloni - topped with a dollop of fresh basil pesto
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Lunessence Chardonnay VQA - 2014 - $9 per glass

Entree 1

  • Entree 1: Maccheroni Primavera: Fresh maccheroni with a mixed vegetable ragout – topped with shaved Grana Padano cheese (V)
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Bartier Bros. Merlot VQA - 2013 - $10 per glass

Entree 2

  • Entree 2: Veal alla Pizzaiola: Finely sliced veal scallopini with crushed San Marzano tomato sauce, oregano, garlic, extra virgin olive oil with capers - served with roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Bartier Bros. Merlot VQA – 2013 - $10 per glass

Entree 3

  • Entree 3: West Coast Wild Salmon: Pacific Steelhead Salmon – grilled and served with lemon oregano aioli and Sicilian vegetable caponata (GF)
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing : Lunessence Rosé VQA - 2014 - $9 per glass

Dessert 1

  • Dessert 1: Deconstructed Sicilian Cannoli: Cracked pastry shell with a dollop of lemon ricotta, garnished with chopped pistachio, fruit preserves and dark chocolate shavings - finished with Frangelico - chocolate syrup
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing : Inniskillin Riesling Ice Wine VQA - 2014 - $15 per glass

Dessert 2

  • Dessert 2: Warm Apple Pie: Rustic apple tart, butter short crust, served with house-made vanilla gelato
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Inniskillin Riesling Ice Wine VQA - 2014 - $15 per glass

Dessert 3

  • Dessert 3: Poor Italian Tiramisu: Mascarpone Crème Anglais, savoiardi biscotti, espresso & cocoa
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing : Inniskillin Riesling Ice Wine VQA - 2014 - $15 per glass

Info

  • Vegetarian Options Available:
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