Italian Restaurant in Vancouver


Affordable Fine Dining on The East Side...

Enjoy a relaxed evening of fine food in a tranquil and warm environment while our chefs work with local, fresh and sustainable ingredients in simple and flavourful combinations. We are a Qualita Award Winning Restaurant offering a range of delicious specialties which focus on the many diverse culinary regions of Italy.
Check out our excellent wine list featuring over 100 different selections from around the world.
Find us centrally located at First Avenue and Rupert Street (Hastings-Sunrise) Vancouver. There's lots of free parking and room for up to one hundred guests. Reservations are recommended. Though, we do tend to leave a number of tables available for walk-in guests!





Menu


We're all about serving fresh products 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, traditional Italian epicurean creations. Everything starts with the finest quality ingredients.


Wine List


Offering over 100 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 beyond. Be sure to check out our after-dinner spirits which include selections of Grappa, Sherry, Port & Canadian Ice Wines.




Menu


We pride ourselves for serving fresh product, from local suppliers. Feel free to visit our menu to see what’s new and in season!






About Poor Italian


The Poor Italian blends classic Italian cuisine with modern day flare delivering elegant and refined Italian meals.



Wine List


Our extensive wine collection can be paired with each of our dishes. Take a look at our wine menu to see over 60 different wine varieties.