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Old Spaghetti Factory

53 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
+1 604-684-1288
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“spaghetti” (104 reviews)
“ice cream” (105 reviews)
“bread” (111 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was really good and you definitely got a lot for what you paid for. The area in Gastown was very quaint, and the atmosphere of this restaurant was comfortable and enjoyable. I was really pleased with everything and would like to go to...More

Thank kkxoxo63
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice decor, great service, family friendly. This restaurant is a great place to go if you want a cheap meal. You choose your main course at very reasonable prices and it's a large choice from the menu then included in that choice is a soup...More

Thank ozchick5
Reviewed 3 days ago

Last time we visited an old Spaghetti Factory was in Banff in 2005 so we were made up to find one in Gastown during our recent holiday from the UK. Visited twice in two weeks and had a short wait before being seated in this...More

Thank Glyn P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely menu and weather nice so we had our meals outside. Good choice of food at reasonable prices. House red was very good too. Staff all very friendly and welcoming. Large restaurant with outside space but we picked a Saturday night without booking so had...More

Thank magsdan29
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Couldn't find much wrong with our meal today. Only had to wait about 5 minutes for a table, were greeted warmly and all through our meal had an attentive and helpful waiter. Food choice very good and prices very fair bearing in mind you get...More

Thank Timbo3765
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We only come to the old spaghetti factory because my son likes the cable car. Mom and dad put up with the very sub par food so my son can have spaghetti that tastes like a child made it ( boiled pasta with canned tomato...More

Thank mattfs218
Reviewed 1 week ago

The "all-in" price of meals was well received. The food was good - plenty of it. The staff were attentive and kept us plied with drinks. A good selection of beers and cocktails. The interior is quite quaint (with a street car section) with stained...More

Thank MilkoHastings_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the relatively cheap prices, the food is good quality, the service is excellent and they include a soup and ice cream within the price - you cant go wrong here

Thank JerryG25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How can you be called a spaghetti factory and not make your own pasta. Food average. Floor could do with a clean. But atmosphere and service good.

Thank Fungeesue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat on trolley for dinner, service was prompt and very friendly. Waiter was attentive and helpful, all smiles. (pretty sure his name was James). Food was delicious, lots to choose from, and their Gluten free menu had lots of options. Will be back for sure!

Thank barb h
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 & AnswersAsk a question
Regarding the Gastown location: Where does one park?
25 January 2017|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
There is a paid parking lot just west of the restaurant or go a block south and find a spot on the street.
Can I get a gift card here in Redwood City, CA And use it in Vancouver? Thank you!
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
Is this like all of the other Old Spaghetti Factory's like in Utah and Washington???
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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
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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