(This story is sponsored by Robba da Matti.)
For more than seven years, those in the know have frequented Robba da Matti’s hole-in-the-wall Yaletown trattoria because it offers the city’s most authentic Italian dining experience. Since 2011, the intimate, family-run eatery has made guests feel like tourists in their own city with fresh pasta, fine wine, and good times.
Now, with its second location open at 1906 Haro Street in the West End, Robba da Matti is upping its rustic, Mediterranean game. The feeling of dining in the Sicilian sun has never been so readily available in Vancouver.
The new dining room is nearly three times the size of its Yaletown counterpart. Thanks to the creative vision of Italian designer Valentina Crobu, the space is steeped in elegance, yet retains its relaxed and cozy feel.
As for the menu, there’s good news—the hot spot’s signature pasta and risotto dishes are all still available, with the addition of traditional Italian main courses. Meanwhile, the cocktail bar focuses on in-house-infused liqueurs that put a twist on the classics.
From date night to dinners with the family, Robba da Matti is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re looking to relive your European travel days, fixated on sharing your latest dining experiences on social media, or searching for somewhere that consistently exceeds your expectations—look no further. Locals and guests of the West End have a new favourite at Robba da Matti.
Don’t miss your chance to indulge in an evening of rustic Italian passion—no passport required.
The restaurant is open for dinner from Monday to Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m. Follow Robba da Matti on Instagram @Robba_daMatti and on Facebook @RobbadaMattiRestaurant to tease your taste buds with the latest finely curated dishes available.