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Old Spaghetti Factory

53 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
+1 604-684-1288
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“spaghetti” (117 reviews)
“ice cream” (116 reviews)
“bread” (121 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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53 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Coupled with the stroll in the pristine Gas Town area, one enjoys the decor, delicacies of this quaint restaurant. Excellent lively young servers makes the eat enjoyable. Overall great experience.

Thank conshome4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed having dinner here with old and new friends! It’s a big restaurant with the service and the decoration of a cozy one. The food was delicious, the bread, the spaghetti and the ice cream!! The service was fast and corteous!

Thank Upekkhapr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neat little place. My folks used to take me here as a kid. Excellent pasta and value. My wife had the tortellini and I had the mushroom ravioli. Both were well done. My ravioli was of a quality you’d expect in a higher end bistro....More

Thank fuzzynaval
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Established restaurant in Water Street featuring a trolley car among the Tiffany lampshades. The food is reliably good, our only complaint concerned menu choices - food is good value if you want three courses but not for a quick one course. Chose the wrong chain!...More

Thank Jan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to play tourists and decided to take advantage of the Dine Out lunch special at the Old Spaghetti Factory. We both opted for the French onion soup, followed by the spaghetti and meat balls finishing with the New York cheesecake. Quite a deal...More

Thank Renegade225
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the meal, nice ambiance, and very family friendly. We were 8 including a small child and we ordered the dine-out menu. One thing though, I know this is too personal but I have to say this still and I know for sure you...More

Thank Rolando Boyet A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our latest visit was just before Xmas, after our Bright Lights train ride. Didn't make any reservations as we were not sure when we would arrive. After seating, the servers were right at our table. We had a youngster with us (2 years) and she...More

Thank Don L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great if you need someone for a good feed that won’t hurt the hip pocket. Good for solo, couples or larger groups! Service is pretty quick too - look for “its all included” menu items for the best value!

Thank Alena H
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Purchased Bright Lights train reservations + Dinner tickets for a family of 6 and no where did it say that the purchaser needed to make restaurant reservations separately. Called before hand and was told by restaurant manager that there was a separate area for the...More

Thank Melissa C
Nolan W, Public Relations Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Melissa, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. First and foremost, I would like to sincerely apologize for the confusion regarding the Bright Nights/OSF Spaghetti Package promotion. I recognize that the TicketLeader website does not make it clear that reservations...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Good value,the prices are cheaper than avarage.They have long tradition and they pasta tastes homeade,with lots of sauces .Its very convinient and lots of tables.

Thank Marcco l
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and
stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of
being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many
plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell
the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's
history a more lively presence here than anywhere
else. Having been originally founded around a popular
worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of
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Questions & Answers
25 January 2017|
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Response from d0ndequiera | Reviewed this property |
As noted above, there is street parking in Gastown, though it's usually busy. At Abbott and Cordova there is a big Easy Park lot with plenty of parking. That's probably a 3 minute walk away.
17 December 2016|
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Response from Nolan W | Property representative |
Hi romantico123, Unfortunately we are unaffiliated with the American Old Spaghetti Factory. Any gift card purchased at an American location may only be redeemed in the United States. If you are in the US and would like... More
20 June 2016|
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Response from Meyerblings | Reviewed this property |
Haven't been to those locations, however every Old Spaghetti Factory visited in Toronto, Winnipeg & Vancouver have been relatively the same with a few differences in the menu selection.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-684-1288
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