Osteria Savio Volpe

4.7
2576 reviews
CAN$30 and under
Italian
Osteria Savio Volpe is the neighbourhood joint of your dreams: modest, inclusive, tasty... a welcoming haven of true civility and gioia di rivera. We can't wait to break bread with you.

We accept reservations for parties of 1 - 6 guests. To ensure all our guests are well taken care of, reservations at Savio Volpe are 1hr 45 mins for parties of 2 and 2 hrs for parties of 3-6. We will do our best to accommodate all special requests but are not able to guarantee requests for specific tables. We unable to allow outside food in the restaurant, including birthday cakes.

We assure you that our team is strictly following Public Health and Worksafe BC guidelines to ensure that proper physical distancing is being practised by both staff and guests.

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What 2576 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.7
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.4
Value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JosephF
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

From the moment we entered until the moment we left it was a lovely experience. Staff, food, wine, ambience. All top notch. Thank you

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Rose
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

fantastic food ambience and service. this was our hands down favourite restaurant.

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KatherineL
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love this place so much! The food and drink selection is awesome, the staff is super friendly and great service and the ambiance is perfect. My go to for date nights or night!

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LocalGal
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The agnolotti are to die for, and the garlic bread knots shouldn’t be missed either. Another favorite, vitello tonnato, is salty savoury joy. These guys are consistently excellent; I’ve loved everything I’ve eaten here, and the service is the best in town. Ironically the Covid barriers between the tables have taken care of my only quibble with the place, which was it was too noisy for easy conversation. Now, it’s much better!

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BrodieY
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Favourite restaurant in all of Vancouver. This is the creme de la creme of food, service, location and wine.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience5

I was super excited about dining here as everyone has been raving about the food. I booked this reservation 3 weeks early as there was no availability! We ordered the foccasia, burrata and meatballs which basically in turn was ordinary bread, bland meatballs and good quality burrata paired with some horrible tasting cabbage...not very appetizing. For our mains we had the pork and chicken pasta- also very bland and a little too al Dente for us. The vegetarian ravioli was better but not amazing. We also ordered the flatiron steak which was cooked rare and was flavourful. Overall nothing worth coming back to... the service and ambience was okay...

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Jmcochra
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience2

Was really looking forward to eating at Osteria Savio Volpe. Unfortunately, we left feeling underwhelmed and disappointed. They sat us right next to the kitchen, with the table directly next to us being used for bagging take out meals.. I think they should forgo seating those 4 guests rather than choose to seat them in such a lousy spot when you're paying >50$ per guest. The service was good, but all of the food was very much one note. Our protein (fish) was overcooked, the sauce tasted like just butter. Nothing was amazing and we found that the quality of the food was not worth the price.

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TaylorN
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

10/10
Delicious food
Great service
Excellent menu selection
Quality ingredients

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NicoleM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always one of our favourite places in the city! Amazing food and the best service. It felt very safe and they are doing a great job adhering to covid policies!

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Corrie
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Osteria Savio Vilpe never disappoints! Amazing food, amazing service and amazing atmosphere! 💕

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DustMR
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Service was excellent. Helped with selections as well as going above and beyond with service throughout our meal. Never felt rushed to make decisions or settle up.

Server and GM were awesome.

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ella
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

food and ambience was really great. Our server was very accommodating and cheerful.

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KristenG
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Restaurant! They were able to accommodate my dairy allergy and still serve us an amazing feast. The service was phenomenal; our water was absolutely wonderful. Can't wait to go back again!

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PeterL
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

HI, very good experience overall, great food. We really appreciate the free wine on our anniversary. I think just during this time, some seats were a bit close for our liking. Ensure there is good air exchange from inside to outside air, that would help decrease the likeliness of transmission.

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Amanda
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I've never had a bad experience here ! The food here is amazing. Great for sharing or all for yourself! Try the lamb polenta, you won't be disappointed!

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Gondeh
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Rob was awesome and we had a great time there. Great food, and great service!

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TealC
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely amazing, the service was wonderful and the food outstanding. We had the chef's choice $65 per person and that is definitely the way to go at this restaurant.

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JenniferG
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

The food at Savio Volpe is excellent! I love coming to this restaurant and will be back. The only criticisms are- I find the space very loud and we were told that we had 1hr 45mins for our reservation which is a bit off putting to hear. Probably would have been enough time if the server was at our table promptly, but it took longer than expected to initially get served.

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debyg
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a wonderful evening, food was amazing our waiter was super nice!!

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Annie
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience5

Great energy to the place so the perfect venue for a Friday night dinner. Food was delicious and service was prompt. The only thing I’d suggest is that I’d appreciate if the servers took the time to explain the wine (we did a pairing) and the food, as I’m sure there was a lot of thoughtfulness behind it all.

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Veronica
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love everything about this restaurant. Service is fast and kind, food is fresh and delicious, and the ambience puts you in a relaxed, happy mood. The server called me “bella” almost every time he came to the table and I’ve never been happier. I will enthusiastically recommend this restaurant to anyone interested in delicious and comforting Italian cuisine!

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Fabio
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

I have been to Savio Volpe many times, and have always been very impressed with the quality of food and service. Maybe it's because of covid, but this was not the best outing for us? There was no Prosciutto Crudo, which they always had. Only cooked Prosciutto which was disappointingly bland. The salads were good but over salty, and I love salt. The pasta dishes were all very good, All of the meal items on the Familia courses were excellent other than the Lamb. It was literally raw. The other funny part of the evening was the refusal of the staff to take a picture of the table with my phone even after we had wiped it down. But they happily gave me there credit card scanner for payment.
ironic
I will definetly be going back to Salavio howvever as it was overall a great night.

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kf29
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I will definitely come back! It was an amazing journey of the food. Thank you a lot for making our dinner special :)

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Britt
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Loved the ambiance and design of this place. The food was great and our server was very attentive and helpful with the menu. The portions were quite small for the price. I still would definitely recommend.

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AshleighB
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Hadn't been to Savio in about a year's time and it had always been one of my favourite spots in Vancouver and it did not disappoint a year later. It was simply AMAZING. And what better review than that of an old Italian that accompanied me and he could not stop singing the praises. Rosemary Chicken like Nona used to make he said. The familia style service is the only way to go - let the server choose for you. You will not go wrong. Melt in your mouth Burrata, fresh salad, pasta cooked perfectly and with a flavourful sauce and the Rosemary Chicken. The service could not have been more attentive and the ambiance - delightful! Oh, how I have missed this restaurant and I know it will not be another year before I venture back. In a city of great options for food, don't miss out on this one!

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MB099
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Food and service was great. I was dissatisfied with the fact that I booked our reservation in December and we got sat at the bar. Was quite uncomfortable

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TiffiniK
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience3

Had a good time, food was great but I was a little unsettled by how many people were in the restaurant and some tables didn’t have plexiglass between them and were fairly close to one another. Not the best for Covid reasons. Also we weren’t seated until 20 minutes after our reservation time.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

waiter was the best waiter i have ever had

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Hemish
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

An excellent recommendation by a friend to us. Great service and food choice. Allow the chef to cook for you!

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CarmelE
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall3Food5Service5Ambience3

There’s something to be said about a restaurant that keeps its customers coming back, but, what for?
At your restaurant my partner and I especially enjoyed the food. It reminded me of a time I shared with someone special with a treat we equally enjoyed. We in that moment we’re just happy to be there. The ambience was surely beautiful however because of where we were seated I was distracted by the kitchen light that blared into my eye the entire dinner time. It made my visit more a chore to sit but in all - thank goodness for taste buds.

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2Cats
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Food and service was great; the only set back was the longer wait for food. I

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience3

Bday

Hard to understand the menu never got prices in specials. Sizes are not to fill up

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rosecee
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I LOVE this restaurant. Been here a handful of times and it NEVER disappoints!

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ErinL
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Had a great experience. Has the dine alla famiglia. The menu curated for us wasn't exactly to our taste. We wish that we had ordered a la carte instead. We want to go back and try to do just that.

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jmvan
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience2

unexpected ingredients should be noted on the menu
virtually every entre contains pork, even spaghetti sauce.

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Twinks
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall2Food1Service2Ambience2

I don’t usually write reviews. We decided to step out of our comfort bubble in Yaletown to give Savio Volpe a try. The ambience was nice and we were seated right away. However, seating was in the very back where we couldn’t really enjoy the ambience. Our server was pleasant but the menu was quite confusing to navigate. For the al la familiga option, the table gets the same meal for each course which didn’t work as me and my spouse have different preferences. The food was average-we have had better smoked salmon, pasta and chicken. The food arrived lukewarm and was cold by the time we were feasting. We had to flag our server for water, wait at least 20 minutes after the check to pay our bill. My partner ordered a “duck Ragu” which we were hoping would be a red sauce but it wasn’t. We didn’t pack it to go so the staff comp’d it on our bill-which was great! Overall, quite an underwhelming experience given the special occasion. I am still hoping to understand the hype about this place..

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HolgerR
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Very good food and excellent service.
Portions are a bit too generous....I would have loved to taste a few more dishes

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Nick
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our time at Savio Volpe was amazing! The food was perfect, all the staff that helped us were hospitable, and we felt comfortable in the restaurant. I am looking forward to coming back in the future to experience it all again!

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rena
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love the vibe of this place. Even though the food is very very amazing and a little more fancy, the experience doesn’t feel pretentious at all. The covid plexiglass layout is really great in that it feels like a regular part of the design. We did the surprise 5 course dinner for two. I loved every bite (and omg that fresh baked bread 🤤).

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great. Would come back for sure!

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Osteria Savio Volpe is rated 4.7 stars by 2576 OpenTable diners.

Osteria Savio Volpe does offer gift cards which you can purchase here http://www.saviovolpe.com/product/gift-card/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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