The osteria of old was a place you went to get good quality but simple Italian food and wine. The focus was on creating traditional dishes using fresh, local ingredients, which Oseterio Savio Volpe perfects with delicious cuisine, excellent Italian wines, craft beers from London breweries, and fantastic coffee. This laidback, relaxed and rustic eatery offers an acclaimed kitchen and dining area more of an Italian family than a stuffy London restaurant. Wood-panelled walls and modern décor lend a contemporary feel with daily events like midweek happy hour.
The menu at Oseterio Savio Volpe is focused on fresh ingredients that are locally source to create simple but tasty cuisine. The pasta, for example, is handmade while all the dishes are made to traditional recipes. As local ingredients are used, however, Oseterio Savio Volpe manages to add its own twist. Examples include Tortiglioni with beef braciola, Spaghetti with arugula, Calabrian chili, and a lard fried egg or Ravioli with greens and ricotta. Wood fire are also popular including the dry-aged top sirloin or the dry-aged 25oz t-bone steak.
The Oseterio Savio Volpe is a Vancouver restaurant the serves Italian dishes in a way that honors the tradition for simple but perfectly cooked food.