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Where To Get The Best French Food In Vancouver

french food in vancouver

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Craving authentic French cuisine but can’t afford to hop on a plane to France? You’re in luck. Check out some of the best spots to get French food in Vancouver.

From French onion soup and escargots to beef bone marrow and frog’s legs—these places have got it all.

Best French Food In Vancouver

Le Crocodile


One of Vancouver’s most upscale French restaurants, this elegant space serves classic French cuisine. Their menu has a little bit of everything, with fois-grais terrine, veal sweetbreads and grilled sable fish.

Location: 909 Burrard Street

Bacchus Restaurant


Dig into French-inspired cuisine at this restaurant that also features a piano bar. The menu is full of charred smoked scallops, braised short rib croquette and duck rillettes.

Location: 845 Hornby Street

Provence Marinaside


This French-style seafood joint features a waterfront patio and delicious cuisine. Their menu has oven-roasted rack of lamb, oysters, wild mushroom ravioli and more.

Location: 1177 Marinaside Crescent

Tableau Bar Bistro


A stunning eatery that specializes in hearty French bistro dishes with a West Coast twist. Their menu has steak tartare, mushrooms on toast, bone marrow and duck breast—just to name a few.

Location: 1181 Melville Street

La Cigale French Bistro


Inspired by cafes you would typically find in Paris, this hidden gem is cozy and bright. They serve a delicious truffle cream penne and a vanilla creme brulee for dessert.

Location: 1961 West 4th Avenue

Jules Bistro


Cozy up at this quaint Gastown eatery serving up French bistro classics with a bustling little patio. With offerings like lobster bisque and country-style pate, it’s easy to see why this spot is such a hit.

Location: 216 Abbott Street

Absinthe Bistro


Hit up this casual but chic eatery that offers a modern take on French cuisine with a wide variety of cocktails to sip on. Their menu includes duck leg confit and chicken liver terrine.

Location: 1260 Commercial Drive

Les Faux Bourgeois


This lively bistro features a wide array of classic French dishes, including duck confit, lamb shank and steak frites.

Location: 663 East 15th Avenue

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