Italian Restaurant in Vancouver

Welcome to The Poor Italian Ristorante

- An Independent East Side Eatery with a Dedicated Local Following!

Find us at Rupert & East First Avenue, Vancouver. 

Reserve Your Table by Scrolling Down.   

Should You Require Assistance With Your Online Reservation or Wish to Reserve in Person

- Call Us Directly - 604-251-1122 -

Reservations Are Recommended, Though, We Do Tend to Leave a Number of Tables Available for Walk-In Guests!

** We Offer Delivery with
 Skip The Dishes
and UberEats **

 - Skip The Dishes - Delivery Is Free For Orders Over $20 -

- UberEats - Delivers for a Nominal Fee of $1.99 - (No Minimum Order)

Scroll Over the 'Order Online' Button Above   Top Right Menu Bar 

to B
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We're all about serving fresh products sourced from local suppliers. Scroll down to visit our menu and take a look at what’s new and in season!

About Poor Italian

Blending classic Italian cuisine with modern day flare, the Poor Italian focuses on rustic Italian epicurean creations. Everything starts with the finest quality ingredients.

Wine List

Offering excellent wines with an emphasis on the glorious Italians: Amarone's, Brunello's and Barolo's along with fine wines from France, the Napa Valley and other noteable wine regions. Be sure to sample our after-dinner spirits which include premium selections of Grappa, Port, Canadian Ice Wines and Italian Amaro.