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Al Porto Ristorante, Vancouver, BC

Al Porto Ristorante

4.5
4.5
1563 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Italian
Gastown's popular Water Street is alive with the taste of another era. Meander down the cobbled sidewalk and stumble across a true find, the uniquely situated Al Porto Ristorante. Spacious yet cozy, the room is as distinct as the cuisine that defines the rich flavour, and culture of Italy.



Please call the restaurant for parties of 7 or more. 604-683-8376
Private rooms and special menus for groups are available.



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2 people

11:30 p.m.


Booked 11 times today

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Private dining

Private dining

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Seafood, Contemporary Italian
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu 11:30 am–9:00 pm Fri 11:30 am–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 4:30 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (604) 683-8376
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Nimmie Balachandramoorthy
  • Private party facilities
    Located in historic Gastown, Al Porto Ristorante is one of the oldest Italian restaurants in Vancouver. Cozy yet spacious, our two floors can seat up to 250 guests. We offer a variety of rooms to accommodate all your private event needs.
  • Private party contact
    Lauren Dobbin: (604) 683-8376
  • Neighbourhood
    Gastown
  • Cross Street
    Cambie
  • Parking Details
    The closest parking is the East Park at 160 Water St, which is less than a block away.<br />
  • Public Transit
    Just steps away from the Waterfront station.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,563 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Vancouver

    Great for fine wines

  • Vancouver

    Italian

1,563 Reviews
  1. DeborahD

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    This restaurant is such an hidden gem. Everything we ordered was delicious especially the rack of lamb and the linguine pescatore, absolutely delightful. We’ll definitely be coming back!

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  2. Dave

    Seattle

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food in a beautiful ambiance with good service.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great quiet dining experience. Highly recommended

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  4. bebe

    Vancouver

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 16, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    I been to this place few times! we love it. Quality of the food and service....excellent! love the happy hrs. if you can go during happy hrs..

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    They do great Italian food. It has an old school vibe, and was a great place to relax and dine with my wife after a long week.

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  6. Neal

    Vancouver

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    So disappointed. Not very good and way over priced. I guess they are praying on the tourists that go down there. Will not be returning.

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  7. TadijaJ

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Veal lasagna were amazing, Cioppiono was underwhelming. Tiramisu cake stale and without of flavor. Great service though!

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, wine, service, and ambiance. Very romantic date spot.

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  9. MikeH

    Vancouver

    50 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had their early bird dinner package/ great value and service

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  10. lulu

    Vancouver

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I had been here recently with one friend and we both enjoyed our lunch. This time I brought a group of six and everyone enjoyed their food. Our server, Juliana, was excellent. She brought us a space heater as it tends to be cold as it in an older building. we were lucky enough to sit at round table which is very conducive to conversation. We enjoyed the bread that was ahead of time. It is rare to get some bread in a restaurant these days. We will definitely be back.

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FAQs

Al Porto Ristorante does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Al Porto Ristorante also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 683-8376.

Al Porto Ristorante is rated 4.5 stars by 1563 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:30 p.m.


Booked 11 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Al Porto Ristorante

321 Water Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B8

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Cambie
  • Neighbourhood
    Gastown
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu 11:30 am–9:00 pm Fri 11:30 am–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 4:30 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Seafood, Contemporary Italian
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    The closest parking is the East Park at 160 Water St, which is less than a block away.<br />
  • Public Transit
    Just steps away from the Waterfront station.
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Nimmie Balachandramoorthy
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (604) 683-8376
  • Private party facilities
    Located in historic Gastown, Al Porto Ristorante is one of the oldest Italian restaurants in Vancouver. Cozy yet spacious, our two floors can seat up to 250 guests. We offer a variety of rooms to accommodate all your private event needs.
  • Private party contact
    Lauren Dobbin: (604) 683-8376
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