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Zachary’s on Robson (Lunch near BC Place Stadium)

I made another lunch time visit to Zachary’s on Robson (map, web site, 121 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, phone 604-605-1472) and was very pleased with the food this time. Apparently the restaurant is under new management, and I think the chefs are really on the ball now.

(please read to the end for the free coupon info)

Their menu is almost the same – a selection of pastas, sandwiches, burgers, and fancier items such as seafood, steak, and appies, priced quite reasonably for the downtown neighborhood. (The restaurant is part of the Hampton Inn and Suites hotel and is immediately across the street from BC Place Stadium.)

I had ordered several different cream-based pastas from Zachary’s on my previous visits, but for some reason the flavors of the sauce seemed a bit off, maybe a strange aftertaste -it’s hard to describe, but I can tell when a restaurant does its pasta sauce right. This time I was extremely happy to take the first few bites of my gorgonzola penne ($12.95, pictured below) and finally encounter a pasta sauce that frankly delighted my tastebuds with honestly good and sophisticated creamy sensations. The aftertaste was clean and faded away quickly, preparing my palate for the next bite. I made it through the entire, generous dish without getting tired of the ingredients, which is a problem I run into when eating huge amounts of pasta at places like Antons in Burnaby. (Well, thinking again, it was good except to maybe the third or second to last bite, but this was pretty much the best as I could expect for a pasta costing $12.95).

For more info, check out my reviews from previous visits Part 5, Part 4, Part 3, Part 2, Part 1

Gorgonzola Penne Pasta from Zacharys on Robson ($12.95)

Gorgonzola Penne Pasta from Zachary's on Robson ($12.95)

Free Coupon! I was given two coupons by the restaurant in my bill, and I would like to give them away to some readers of this site who are interested in trying the food. The first coupon has $3 Off Lunch (“Join us for lunch and receive $3 off per couple or $1.50 for a single lunch, Valid until June 30th, 2009”), and the second coupon has $5 off dinner for a couple on one side, and on the other side, a pre-game event prime rib dinner special for $13.95.

Please note that in order to get these discounts you’ll need to get the actual coupon from me, since they won’t accept printouts. If you’d like a coupon, please email me (geoff@gpeters.com) and first person who emails me will get one coupon. Second person will get the other coupon. You can pick the coupon up from me in Yaletown.

I’ll post a message here when the coupons are gone.

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10,664 views - Posted Friday, December 5th, 2008

 

Sarpino’s Pizzeria (Vancouver Pizza Delivery)

Sarpino’s Pizzeria (web site, map, menu, 1630 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, Canada, phone 604-734-5700) is a newly opened location of a BC based pizza restaurant chain which offers Italian style take-out and pizza delivery. They feature a selection of gourmet pizza, pastas, salads, wings, desserts, and more. The restaurant is located on West Broadway between Granville and Burrard, which is a convenient location to provide fresh pizza delivery to the downtown core as well as the many businesses and residents in the surrounding area.

Thanks to Norma for the yummy photos of the pizza below.

Please click here to view the restaurant’s menu.

Yummy pizza from Sarpinos pizza restaurant in Vancouver

Yummy pizza from Sarpino's pizza restaurant in Vancouver

Closeup of Pizza from Sarpinos pizza restaurant in Vancouver

Closeup of Pizza from Sarpino's pizza restaurant in Vancouver

Cheese Pizza from Sarpinos Pizza Delivery and Take Out in Vancouver

Cheese Pizza from Sarpino's Pizza Delivery and Take Out in Vancouver

73,116 views - Posted Sunday, August 17th, 2008

 

Zachary’s on Robson (Part 5)

I made another visit to Zachary’s on Robson (map, 121 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, phone 604-605-1472), and enjoyed the Clam Linguini for lunch (pictured below, around $12). Also pictured below is the side Caesar salad. More photos and info: Part 4, Part 3, Part 2, Part 1. This restaurant is part of the Hampton Inn and Suites Hotel which is a stone’s throw away from BC Place Stadium. It is also very close to GM Place Stadium and the Vancouver Main Library branch downtown.

Clam Linguini at Zacharys on Robson

Clam Linguini at Zachary's on Robson

Side Caesar salad from Zacharys on Robson

Side Caesar salad from Zachary's on Robson

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15,864 views - Posted Sunday, August 17th, 2008