We arrived at about 4:50 PM only to discover that the iron gate to the restaurant level was secured by a padlock. We had 4 dishes served. Ambiance Creations include many “Old World” signature dishes such as Neapolitan thin crust pizzas, Veal Kickerillo, Pollo Francese, Papperdelle con Verdura and Snapper Siciliano. Plan to make reservations well in advance and be prepared to have a memorable experience! We were really full and the drive home didnt do us any favours. Bathroom Is this a place where you buy ingredients to cook your own food? We also ordered the Chapulines. The place was full and another server would have been helpful. See restaurant menus, reviews, hours, photos, maps and directions. made with Mexican chocolate recently brought back from Mexico and was the highlight of the meal. The drinks are festive and help create a bit of an escape setting. It's not like we received an expensive cut of meat that would drive the price up (received a chicken leg and thigh each-both cheap cuts of meat). ... the Bistecca salad is out of this world. with hominy corn in it.

I had a "the lady is a tramp" coffee that was top shelf. more, 1725 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1W5 Canada, located a 1/3 block West of Bidwell Street.
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A small mix of tomato, grape, onion in a balsamic was a great cleanse. The owners don't shy away from customers and hide in the back. All in all a great meal. The small sign on the wall beside the stairs to go...down to the restaurant was easily missed. It appeared to have a 6 to 8 setting and a 10 to 12 setting. However the waitress was definitely abrupt and certainly didnt...go on to enhance our experience to the Grotto. Food: You get a lot of food and it is delicious. You had to allow time for drinks and each of the courses so we were likely there for 2 1/2 or 3 hrs. A butternut soup which was darn good. The (not-so) bad: It was very dark in the restaurant. We were not left wanting at all. On our last visit to Grotto we made reservations for 5:00 PM (restaurant hours are from 5:00 PM until midnight). It didn't look like much, but it was very filling(I am typically a big eater too) small piece of corn on cob with some type of sauce...delicious. On our last visit to Grotto we made reservations for 5:00 PM (restaurant hours are from 5:00 PM until midnight). At 2 minutes past 5:00 PM we voted with out feet as the Grotto no longer required our patronage.More, Decided to try some of Grotto's new dinner options. The server did not tell us what we would be getting or how...much it would be, but the service was good otherwise. Would definitely recommend this place as 1 of the best we have had. I mentioned my love of a Mexican breakfast dish to one owner and she asked if I had 10 mins, she would whip me a batch to take home for the next morning, for free! Main content starts here, tab to start navigating. There was a shared men/women bathroom that was clean, bright and very useable. The setting: something about having to drive a few hours to get there really set the tone. However, portion sizes could be a bit bigger.

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Get quick answers from The Grotto Coffee House & Eatery staff and past visitors. We were not left wanting at all. (So i tipped accordingly) I don't mean to put people off going here because everyone has bad days and how long can you wear a smile if you have been on your feet for 8 hours. She had the panna cotta that was very flavorful. The place was full and another server would have been helpful.
3 value (Mexican Friday night) There was only one waitresss who ran everything so the service was very slow. This place is awesome and the food is outstanding!!! It is a unique looking building, and you know your there when you arrive. 4 Location Inspired by an Old Country trattoria ambiance & classic Italian cooking, Grotto delivers a savory menu brimming with timeless recipes made on premises. Be aware of the price and how much you are willing to spend (and what you'll be getting) prior to going.More, Group of 8 for a birthday celebration and everything was wonderful from beginning to end. However, we preferred the old hearty Italian version which was a solid piece of squid served on a bed of cooked greens. The restaurant was just that good. Its worth it.More, We hadn't been here for several years, but went for Mexican night with friends who had never been. The decor of the restaurant is simple but rather elegant actually. Felt very comfortable. We will be back with friends soon as everyone wants to try BBQ night now.More, We went on an evening where there is no menu and you are served the meal of the evening. There was only one waitresss who ran everything so the service was very slow.

As it was getting close to 6 PM and the Grotto was just a 1/2 block away we decided to walk up the hill to the Grotto for...dinner. This place is awesome and the food is outstanding!! Chips and Salsa were also brought before the meal. Food: You get a lot of food and it is delicious. The atmosphere was rustic and charming. more, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Kevin Z, Owner at The Grotto Coffee House & Eatery, responded to this review. Service: This was probably the best part. Very comfortable looking sitting areas too. I'm so happy that unlike Chachalacas, this is actual authentic Mexican food and it tastes awesome! !More, Went here for a wedding anniversary and was entering skeptical ans cautious after eating the so-called authentic mexican cuisine at Chachalacas. It was $120.00 for two of us for a meal that should have cost $60 for two people. They used to be served on crackers with cheese, This time they were in a dish with corn chips to put them on, Very tasty and vinegary. The place was small and very causal. It is easy to find this place, especially if you are using a google map guidance. Bathroom InterContinental (IHG) Hotels in Vancouver, Hotels with Complimentary Breakfast in Vancouver, Fusion Restaurants for Families in Vancouver, Spanish Restaurants for Families in Vancouver, Restaurants for Group Dining in Vancouver, Restaurants for Special Occasions in Vancouver, Restaurants with Outdoor Seating in Vancouver. 5 comfort. Our reservation was for 6 people at 6:15pm on Friday night... Mexican night Then our meals.

All in all a great meal. Desert was a Mexican desert... but way better than you would imagine too. At a minute before 5:00 PM I hollered to the staff member asking if they were open for business to which he responded YES and then continued to ignore us. It is easy to find this place, especially if you are using a google map guidance. Meal The Good: 4.5 tasty A small mix of tomato, grape, onion in a balsamic was a great cleanse. I am giving it a 4 star rating for the food which was very good, but it was way too expensive. Creations include many “Old World” signature dishes such as Neapolitan thin crust pizzas, Veal Kickerillo, Pollo Francese, Papperdelle con Verdura and Snapper Siciliano. We arrived at about 4:50 PM only to discover that the iron gate to the restaurant level was secured by a padlock.

Inspired by an Old Country trattoria ambiance & classic Italian cooking, Grotto delivers a savory menu brimming with timeless recipes made on premises. The place is very quaint and has a ton of history too. Grotto Menu The Brussels sprouts were amazing great oven roasted flavor, the cavatelli pasta was a touch...salty for my liking but very tasty. The entire meal was good. Everyone who works there is super friendly and the atomosphere is...down home comfy. Every person in our group loved the food and because we were able to tell them in advance about the gluten free and vegetarian restrictions they had perfect substitutes. Return trip So excellent, excellent food. Thank you. We also had the wedge salad, grotto shrimp, carpaccio, sea bass, halibut, cioppino, the frenched bone pork chop, the souffle with grand marnier sauce, and crepes with orange sauce and raspberries. 4 Service We rank these hotels, restaurants, and attractions by balancing reviews from our members with how close they are to this location.

Enjoy Grotto’s famous Peach Bellini or extensive collection of Italian and domestic wines inside or on the patio.

Wife had a beautiful asparagus salad, great appearance and flavor. We were really full and the drive home didnt do us any favours.

Check our page for the latest features and specials. Be aware of the price and how much you are willing to spend (and what you'll be getting) prior to going. Will certainly go back again for the food.More, We had a group of 28 go out and got the whole main room for our party. After taking what seemed like an hour to decide we opted to share the antipasti platter, followed by the Linguine and Fettuccine. tell em edi sent you.

I had a "the lady is a tramp" coffee that was top shelf. Finally or meal was a delicious coconut cake. 5 comfortMore, We were here for the Mexican dinner experience. I absolutely recommend the Mexican night to anyone thinking about it. She had the panna cotta that was very flavorful. The setting: something about having to drive a few hours to get there really set the tone. Meal After taking what seemed like an hour to decide we opted to share the antipasti platter, followed by the Linguine and Fettuccine. The private rooms are very nice too. View the menu for Grotto and restaurants in Vibank, SK. The first course was a fabulous Squash soup...with hominy corn in it. The dessert was a chocolate creme brule...made with Mexican chocolate recently brought back from Mexico and was the highlight of the meal. I had the classic Italian meatballs and my wife had the cataloni which were o.k and we were happy enough. We all started with yummy drinks (Pina coladas in a pineapple, drinks served in watermelons, variety of margaritas, beers, and tequilas.) The new version of the humboldt squid was ok,...similar to other West Coast restaurants. I mentioned my love of a Mexican breakfast dish to one owner and she asked if I had 10 mins, she would whip me a batch to take home for the next morning, for free! We also ordered the Chapulines. We sat in the open concept area and found it to be quiet even with 6 or 7 other table being served. An Italian to make u fall in love with Italian food. Still excellent food, service has slipped a little.