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Gluten-Free Foodies Dare to Dine

March 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm America/Vancouver Timezone
Il Covo Trattoria
132 Kingston St
Victoria, BC V8V 1V4
Il Trattoria

Please join us for an authentic taste of Italy on Sunday, March 19th

  • Our Foodie Meet Up has been staged to avoid the hectic  Dine Around Victoria Month (February 17 to March 5th) Owner Italo was a little uncertain that he would be able to do our group justice at such a busy time. Some modifications would have been needed to the Dine Around Menu. That said, if you’d like make the most of their tempting $40 menu below, I encourage you to reserve now – and let the receptionist know you will be requiring some accommodations.

Il Covo Trattoria is an Italian-style eating establishment serving classic, home-cooked Italian cuisine in the warm and welcoming neighbourhood of James Bay, the heart of Old Victoria.

Il Trattoria’s owner, Italo, explained that all of their meals are made from scratch, à la minute (prepared to order, not prepped in advance and held for service) from whole foods and seasoned with fresh herbs & single-ingredient spices. Gluten-free pasta is cooked in a dedicated pot and drained through a dedicated colander. Il Trattoria’s menu features gluten-free notations to the left of standard menu items. (see below) Always let your server know of your needs – many meals can be adapted to be gluten-free.

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A unique opportunity to take in this historic heritage-designated building. Built in 1914 by architect JCM Keith whose design credits include Christ Cathedral and the Legislature library. Named the “Connaught Seamen’s Institute”, its function was a safe haven for young merchant sailors providing them a bunk, food and guidance while waiting for their next vessel. Outside you will find a plaque that reads… ”Seamans Institute. Come unto me all Ye that are weary and I will give you rest”.

Il Covo Trattoria Dine Around 2017 Menu

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Feast with your eyes – explore Il Trattoria’s image gallery

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