Poor Italian Ristorante
The Poor Italian Team would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our wonderful customers for dining with us. We love to meet new people and it's always a pleasure to welcome back friendly and familiar faces.
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The Poor Italian is an independent, family owned neighbourhood restaurant on The East Side. It's our ninth year operating at the corner of First Avenue and Rupert Street.
Hats off to our awesome and wonderfully supportive Hastings-Sunrise neighbourhood and to all of our friends who come to see us from all over the Lower Mainland and beyond.
Centrally located at Rupert and East First Avenue with Lots of Free Parking!
Local, Fresh & Sustainable
Our produce is sourced from local suppliers whenever possible. They provide us with the finest ingredients for our freshly made epicurean creations. The Poor Italian is also a proud member of the Vancouver Aquarium’s Oceanwise Program. Serving ethically sourced local, fresh and sustainable seafood.
Ospitalità Italiana Seal
We received the coveted Italian Quality Seal Certification in 2012. This is a substantial recognition presented to establishments globally for excellence in authenticity, creativity and use of traditional ingredients in Italian cuisine.