Abigail's Party
Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.abigailsparty.ca/
  • Phone: 6047394677
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Weekends & Holidays: 9:00am - 2:30pm

    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 2:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Comfort Food, Gastro Pub
  • Executive Chef: Graham Barber
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Abigail's Party welcomes parties of up to 36 guests for seated, multi-course dinner service or parties of up to 40 guests for more casual, cocktail party-style service. Our heated patio can also be utilized for seasonal seating, or as a reception area.
    Abigail's is ideal for small to medium-sized business gatherings, wedding receptions & rehearsal dinners, and reunions. Allow us to help you with any & all aspects of your party, including entertainment and transportation if desired, with a variety of pricing options.
  • Private Party Contact: James 6047394677
  • Special Events: Abigail's Party specializes in hosting private events of every nature. Our room is the perfect setting for groups up to 50 and we can offer dinner in either seated or cocktail party-style formats. Winters are warm & intimate, while summers are bright & airy with the availability of our lovely patio.

    In addition to fantastic dinner & beverage service options, we will happily coordinate all aspects of your event - such as audio/visual, entertainment, gift tables, taxi vouchers, etc. - to ensure a remarkable party of tremendous value.

    Be it a wedding, rehearsal dinner, company event, or any group gathering, our attention to detail and unique pricing model will make your event with us unforgettable for both the organizers and their guests. Testimonials happily shared... Email us for more details!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: West 1st
  • Public Transit: Abigail's Party is no more than three blocks walking distance from the following bus routes:



    2,4,7,22,32,44,84,258;




    and within eight blocks of these bus routes:



    9,16,17,99.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Ample street parking is available at all hours of the day, both free and metered. Additional parking is available at the Kits Beach parking lot within two blocks walking distance.
A word from Abigail's Party
Located just up the street from Kits Beach, Abigail's Party takes pride in offering a wonderful menu of great value at both brunch and dinner. Specializing in comfort food and bistro classics, we prepare delicious meals using only the finest quality ingredients, with a keen eye on the wine list. Wine selections are constantly rotating to bring you a fantastic variety of the best wines available in terms of quality and value.
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Abigail's Party reviews from OpenTable diners
16 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating3.3
  • Food3.3
    Service3.4
  • Ambiance3.2
    Noise LevelModerate
60% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (8)great for outdoor dining (5)great for lunch (4)great for brunch (4)fit for foodies (2)late-night find (2)vibrant bar scene (1)romantic (1)special occasion (1)Show More
  • Food was just okay
    PurpleHippo19
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Service was awful. Waitress was 15 minutes before asking if we wanted a drink.The hostess eventually came to take our order. When she came back and we started ordering and then she stopped my friend mid-sentence to say she had to get something to write on.She came back and my friend had to repeat herself but was then interrupted again so she could tell us that there was 'so many things' not available. This should have been told to us prior. Our main dishes arrived before our appetizers. Eventually, people started to come in for the drinks/ social part of the evening. Were ignored by then.Waitress came once to ask if we wanted more drinks. Would have ordered desserts if offered. Was too loud and had to flag waitress as was too busy flirting.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great Service and Big Portions
    Lisa
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    My mom had the Halibut it came with salad and potatoes. I had recommend trying the the duck pot pie!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • NikiiVIP
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Food was okay. Lotsa of flies which made the visit uncomfortable.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Hit and Miss
    VancouverCuisineReviews
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We sat on the patio-nice aside from the adjacent pub's window overhang creating an awkward path to the tables.Noise from the adjacent pub not too bad but audible.We ordered a salad appetizer.The appetizer did not arrive before our mains but came with them and was NOT fresh at all.We returned it-untouched.The chicken was nicely roasted, moist & tender-fall off the bone.A couple potatoes were cooked properly-the rest were hard-raw.The halibut was nicely done but again the sides were disappointing. Unfortunately, until the kitchen can deliver appetizers & meals where everything on the plate is properly prepared and checked for quality before it is served to Clients, I'm sorry to say I could not recommend this restaurant.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We'll be back!
    Luizao
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Short and Great Menu, cozy atmosphere and outstanding service.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    You took our reservation and when we arrived, the place was closed!!!! Not impressed!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Comfort food
    TlkauiVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Found this little neighborhood spot on Yelp. It's a small place with very friendly, cheerful staff. We ordered a few appetizers/sides to share for our dinner: steak tartare (heavy on the mustard), poutine (perfect amount of heavy), brussel sprouts (just wish there were more) and mac 'n cheese (creamy and comforting). All of them were very tasty. I'd definitely come back to try their entrees.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 9 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.6
    • Food3.6
    • Ambiance3.2
    • Service3.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 258 reviews are from the Abigail's Party reviews archive.
  • Fantastic little date spot
    FIJI2010
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    I took an old friend here for dinner before she left for college in the US. Quiet enough to have a intimate conversation, but not uncomfortably quiet (where you feel like everyone can hear you). Food was excellent, the waitress was attentive without being intrusive, and the music selection was on point. The food was delivered in good time. I highly recommend the Mousse dessert, just awesome. I've been to far more expensive places that have had inferior food and atmosphere, so I'd recommend going here in a heartbeat. Just don't come with a rowdy group of friends, this is a 4 person max. Any more and you'll lose the ambiance. For reference, I'm a 21 year old guy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed
    bmarieVIP
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    My husband and I went to Abigail's Party for an early weeknight dinner. It was nice weather so we sat on the patio which was pleasant. The pork lettuce wraps were pretty good to start. We ordered the duck confit cassoulet as an entree and I was disappointed. The taste was just OK and the way it was served made it just too darn hot to enjoy. I have heard that the brunch is good and would be willing to give that a try another time but I'm not sure I'd return for dinner again.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • godlli
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Mussels are phenomenal and you gotta try the Duck Cassoulet
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over rated
    Notimpressed
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Service was really poor, our server acted put out to do her job, food over priced, and so loud I couldn't hear a word my girlfriend said. Avoid this over rated hole in the wall. Was sadly disappointed, not a place for a romantic dinner. It has aditude for all the reasons.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Better in the past
    IEat
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Hi, came to Abail's Party in a party of 4. Had been there about 5 years ago 5 or 6 times for dinner and or just drinks and appys. it was awesome in the past so that's why i wanted to return. My Halibut was GREAT! 2 of our 2 steaks at the table were over done. We only told our server about 1 of them being cooked incorrect (he just wanted to eat). She was polite and prompt to get the steak redone and it was done without disappointment the 2nd time:) the appys were tasty, drinks were good too. Ambiance was good. Gets hard to hear when its full in there only due to all the hard surfaces and thats its a small space. I love the lighting and the bar tucked away around the corner:) All in all a good time.See you again.Thanks!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome steak
    LeGoat
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Great gastro bar with excellent food and delicious cocktails. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great anniversary spot!
    JennVIP
    Dined on 3/17/2014
    I'm celiac and dairy intolerant so eating out can be a challenge for me at times. Abigail's Party made me feel very confident that I would be eating food that my stomach could handle because, after I listed my allergies on the comment section for my reservation, the chef actually CALLED ME to ask about my dietary restrictions and discuss menu options. My boyfriend and I went there for our anniversary dinner and loved it all!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently Great
    disappointing
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    It still is our favorite restaurant and it never disappoints. It is cozy and fun, whether we order split meals or a full on courses, everyone makes us feel special. We love introducing it to friends and will continue to go there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Six of us were on the hunt for a social dinner before going to see Beggar's Opera in Jericho. It was a first time visit for all, and we were not disappointed. Great ambiance in this neat neighborhood restaurant. Lots of savory options for us carnivores as well as enough of a suitable selection to satisfy our lone vegetarian. Service was very good, and when had lost track of time and told them we had to leave for a show in 20 mins they rushed us our desert and bills. We will be returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stellar food as always
    rainydaymo
    Dined on 3/3/2014
    This is one of our favourite places to go for a little light celebrating. It's special without being overly formal or fancy. The menu changes seasonally and is always delicious, and the cocktail menu is really special. We often have very warm, friendly service here, so it was noticeable tonight that it was a bit more reserved, but still quick and pleasant. Lovely atmosphere - great spot for a romantic evening out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What about some heat?
    Maxxou
    Dined on 2/24/2014
    My girlfriend and I went for dinner the food was good but the restaurant was so cold I has to keep my coat on. The people next to us also had their coats. Just paid the heat bill.it is a small restaurant they shouldn't have any problem keep it warm.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved it!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    Had a great dinner date here. The food was spectacular! The environment was great. It's really small, warm, and comfortable. The service was good, the waitress we had was absolutely lovely. We're goin back to try Abigail's brunch!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice little place
    SmittyAGirl
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    We've been to Abigail's Party a few times. I'm always a little underwhelmed by the food selection - there just aren't a lot of choices. BUT, the food is tasty and well prepared, the drinks menu is great, the ambience is intimate and in general it's a nice night out. The service is nothing outstanding but nothing wrong with it. Last time we were there it was early so not too noisy but it does get a bit loud when it's full. Overall I'd recommend it. Probably not good for a group over 4 people...much better for a date night.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Drinks and apps were GREAT!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/13/2014
    Drinks and apps were GREAT! Main courses were ok. Service and ambiance were also great. I am definitely going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid choice, but not exceptional
    MindfulEater
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    The place has a fun buzz and a fairly intimate feel. It is quite loud though, so not ideal for a relaxing intimate meal. The food is all good, but doesn't stand out (I've tried two mains so far). Good drink list. A little bit more expensive than is justified by the food quality - I feel like you're paying for the buzz. The service is friendly and effective, but again, doesn't stand out.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Just okay
    Kathryn
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    The January night we visited the heat had been off all day and the place was freezing. Although the food was okay the temperature in the room made it hard to concentrate on our meal and all we could think of of was getting finished and out before frost bite set in. When we first arrived ... around 6 pm the place was deserted ... something that always worries me. It did eventually start to fill up but it seemed most people were there for a drink and not a meal. Maybe it's more of a neighbourhood bar rather than a restaurant.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cozy Hideaway
    CandGVIP
    Dined on 2/3/2014
    Never knew about this restaurant, and the name didn't portray the cozy, yet upbeat feel. Delicious meal (had the duck) and fast, friendly service. Would definitely go again!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food is only OK
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    I did a Dine-out here and I was disappointed. I love this restaurant for brunch and the neighborhood location but this dine-out menu was disappointing. Their fish was bland, no flavor just overly garlicky. My husbands steak was also bland and the frites were actually the best part of the meal. I guess they're good at the comfort food there (my friends fried chicken was good) but I think they tried to get too fancy with some of their dinner items. I could have done a better job with the fish and steak at home. Their service is good though and staff is friendly. The dessert that came with the course was also lacking the punch you'd expect from good restaurants. I'd still go back but would never pay $28 for a dinner there again. Not worth it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dine out Vancouver 2014
    Glutenfreewestcoaster
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    It is a very small space, but the ambiance is nice. We had reservations at 8:15pm, but unfortunately we waited about 15 min to be seated. The waitress was very nice and we each received a glass of wine or cocktail on the house for our patience. The food was good, however it was a lot heavier than I expected. Everyone enjoyed their food, I just would rather eat food that isn't that rich.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My friend and I were excited
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    My friend and I were excited about this restaurant, but after they forgot our main dish, we were disappointed. Our meals should of been free and not just a glass of wine. The servers were too busy socializing.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dine out Vancouver 2014
    birdalert
    Dined on 1/30/2014
    My wife and I don't have "date night" very often anymore now that we have three kids, but the Dine Out Vancouver festival was a perfect opportunity to try out a new restaurant. Abigail's was fun, cozy, and had delicious food. The portion sizes were on the small side, but as part of the three course meal were perfect. The service was good, though, the attitude of our server could have been a bit more cheerful. Overall, I would go there again and would recommend it to friends.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Small, friendly
    Sooz
    Dined on 1/30/2014
    A wee little restaurant, so cosy with neighbour tables.... Good food, attentive service....
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious food, tasty cocktails
    lovefood
    Dined on 1/29/2014
    My partner and I visited this restaurant for Dine Out Vancouver and had an amazing dinner. The cocktails are very creative and really good. The salad was fresh and zesty, the bruschetta original and cheesy, and the cheese plate delectable! We would both go back to this restaurant in a heartbeat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not suitable for older disabled
    F4356
    Dined on 1/29/2014
    If your older & disabled this restaurant is not for you .even though the week before we made it clear we need a regular ( not high top table for our older aunt who due to a hip replacement can't hoist her self into a high top type table seat . ) it went in noted .we even saw the same hostess & reminded her of the conversation ,her response was "well noting was noted on your your reservation" my response don't you think that was your job ? No response . They did bring a part from there dish washer to use as a foot step to help get her up to the seat. The food was good ,I had the celeriac soup which was very good,buttermilk fried chicken was bland ,chocolate mousse very good.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Only the first course was
    frenchie
    Dined on 1/28/2014
    Only the first course was really good, the rest was average
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Food
    FalseCreekFoodieVIP
    Dined on 1/28/2014
    Abigail's Party was really wonderful. It is a small, cozy intimate venue with great food. It was a bit louder than usual the night I was there (Dine Out Vancouver). They have a daily selection of about 6 reds and 6 whites to chose from both from the bottle and the glass. This is where we found one of our favorite table wines for home. It's not a huge menu and seems to be mostly 'comfort type foods' which is great. The Brushcetta has lovely caramelized onions and garlic and is to die for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dine Out Done Right!!!
    Notlegallyblonde
    Dined on 1/28/2014
    This is the way you do the Dine Out Vancouver celebration. There was no chintzing on the dishes, the selection was great and it does what it is intended - it brings you back. We were at the restaurant on a Tuesday evening and the place was hopping. They accommodated a change that I needed in the seating very well and made sure that my party was suitably happy. Wine is served both by the glass and by the bottle so perfect for a weekday evening. Dinner was a hit for everyone and definitely inspired to go back and try their regular menus and maybe grab a seat on the patio.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy
    JID21
    Dined on 1/28/2014
    Ate for Dine Out, but added some extra appies because we heard they were awesome. It didn't disappoint.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dine out experience
    foodie
    Dined on 1/27/2014
    I have been out of town for 3 years and the last time I did dine out was here, so I suggested to my friends we go here again and it did not disappoint. the brushetta dish is amazing, the sweet honey drizzle makes it taste so good. I also got the fried chicken, and I live for chicken and it was juicy and crispy! as for the dessert; I tried the crumble it was quite dry and not very sweet. my friend has the chocolate mousse and that was surprisingly good; it was very rich and ended off we a surprising spicy effect in your mouth. overall, it great thus place is open till 2am so no one rushed us to get out of the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food Gem
    Heidiandthecupcakes
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    Originally heard of Abigail's Party when looking for brunch, but discovered they had a dine-out promo, so we went to that instead. The food was great, service was fantastic, and we loved the ambience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yum!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    My friend and I very much enjoyed our Dining Out meal at Abigail's party. The food was absolutely delicious with a lovely presentation and abundant portions (unlike a lot of places which I won't mention). The wine was excellent and the server made good recommendations. Our only one complaint is that it was a bit noisy and the music volume went up in a way that it got difficult to talk. But otherwise, it was a very enjoyable evening -- and we will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place
    Doona
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    The food was good, love the ambience and has a really great wine and cocktail list.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dine Out Van experience
    ColetteC
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    First of all AP is primarily a neighborhood resto as parking is impossible. We walked 10 mins from our eventual spot. Waitress was dismissive at first but other staff made up for her. I found their soup to be bland (although my husband quite liked the taste) my char dish was over sauced and the apple crumble desert only so-so. My husband quite liked his steak (tender and well prepared) as well as his starter salad. Overall not bad value, but not outstanding enuf an experience to search AP out. Maybe brunch in summer.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic