Market by Jean-Georges Restaurant
Market by Jean-Georges Restaurant

Market by Jean-Georges Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.marketbyjgvancouver.com/
  • Phone: (604) 695-1115
  • Hours of Operation:
    Open 7 days a week.

    Breakfast from 7am - 11:30am daily
    Lunch from 11:30am - 2:30pm Monday to Friday
    Brunch from 11:30am - 3pm Saturday and Sunday
    Dinner from 5:30pm - late

    Bar Menu at our Bar and Lounge from 11:30am until late.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Global, International
  • Executive Chef: Wayne Harris
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Thurlow Street
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Secured underground Valet parking as well as Impark Self Park is located at 1137 Alberni Street (on the 1100 block of Alberni Street between the Coastal Church and Urban Fare). Follow the Shangri-La sign down the ramp.

    The street level entrance to Market by Jean-Georges is accessible from 1115 Alberni Street. A glass elevator is also available to the left of the restaurant entrance, directly beside the Urban Fare grocery store.
A word from Market by Jean-Georges Restaurant
The concept of the “hotel as a home” extends to the restaurant as its casual family kitchen. Inspired by the casual, simple elegance of modern dining, Jean-Georges has created menus that emphasize fresh, locally produced ingredients, served in a sleek and sophisticated setting.


A destination restaurant with four distinct experiences: an intimate second dining room featuring a fireplace, a heated outdoor seasonal Terrace with city views, an enticing Bar and a sophisticated Dining Room. The full menu is available in all areas of the restaurant.

The Outdoor ( Seasonal ) Terrace and Bar are on a first come first served basis.


Please be advised that parties of seven or more are subject to an 18% automatic gratuity.
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Market by Jean-Georges Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
74 reviews since July 23, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4.1
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
65% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (39)fit for foodies (35)romantic (33)great for outdoor dining (19)good for groups (16)notable wine list (14)great for lunch (14)great for brunch (13)neighborhood gem (10)hot spot (7)scenic view (5)vibrant bar scene (4)kid-friendly (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Great food
    Farm
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Went for dinner it was great. I will be going back to try it at lunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing staff
    Goodstuff
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    my wife and I really enjoyed our evening the food was excellent the staff was first class. The effort they put in for the miserable table that was seated after us was truly amazing the two women next to us were rude and condescending nothing could have made them happy but the staff did everything under the sun to make them happy Including resetting their table while the two grumps went out for a cigarette. As for our experience food was first class portion size was just right great choices of wine I would recommend this to anyone great atmosphere for couples or groups of friends
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Average Food
    Sting
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    this restaurant reputation is totally exaggerated. the food is good but the prices are extremely high for the quality and taste provided. very disappointed
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not for Foodies
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Nice spot, but not for foodies. Felt very cliche'd. Nothing particularly novel or interesting, relative to his other creations and other Vancouver options. Place is little on the dark side.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • dd2008
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The go-to place for special brunch/lunches. Food always good and service is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Anniversary Moment
    drsinc
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We had a delightful time on Thanksgiving Weekend Sunday mid-day. The young lady serving us was not afraid to recommend wines and also was very helpful with advice for food choices. The atmosphere was friendly and while there were a lot of people (including some younger ones), it was not a noisy place. Service was quick without being rushed and the presentation was equal to the taste expectation. We will return and try it at other times of the day as we were more than impressed. Everyone was friendly without fawning, and the decore (including the washrooms) is exceptional.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday dinner
    diner
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Went here to celebrate a birthday. The staff wished the birthday girl a happy birthday and brought out the dessert with a candle and "happy birthday" written on the plate. The souffle was one of the most flavorful desserts she's had. The other food was delicious and portion sizes were good. The server was warm and welcoming.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Big prices, small portions
    DJDJ
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Drinks $12-$14 - seriously? Food quality was good, but portions very small for prices charged. Much better value for same quality available elsewhere.
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  • Never disappointed
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    My friends and I love doing lunch at Market because of the good food, elegant atmosphere & great service! The staff let's us take our time to chat & catch up! I hope they bring back the lunch menu on the weekends soon. We have had brunch menu the last few times & although it is good, we prefer the lunch menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Used to be excellent; NOT anymore.
    Marvhin
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I'm used to like every thing about The Market. When it comes to service and food it was absolutely excellent. But now I've noticed that the service wasn't good anymore (takes a long time to refill waters or bring the bread to the table) and the food takes forever to arrive (even our server was not happy about it) there is for sure lock of management in the kitchen. This got to be fix before it go down hill.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Walked out due to offensive service
    PeterVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I am a resident at the Shangri-la. Each day when I ride the elevator I see an advertisement for Market which states that you will receive a discount equivalent to your age on your birthday. I made a reservation for my girlfriend's birthday, and even ordered a special dessert for her through the restaurant. They refused to give us the discount. The manager explained that it was only available if we called in advance to request the discount, and said he would go broke if he gave it to everyone. His rude attitude ruined the birthday and we walked out. I took a picture of the ad back in the elevator, which no where, not even in fine print, mentions that we must call ahead to request the discount. This is false advertisement, and unacceptable.
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  • Nice place but slightly expensive
    downtownfoody
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    The restaurant was great except for a couple of items: The plastic place mats are hard on your elbows and stick to your arms, we almost spilled 2 glasses of wine because of them. The lighting was terrible. I understand you want the ambiance but you could not read the menu. The food was fantastic but was slightly surprised to have to pay extra for veg's and side dishes. We ordered the half bottles of blue mountain wine only because they only had it in half bottles. We would have ordered full bottles but that specific one was not available.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb Food
    mtadVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Service was exemplary, food was delicious! A great place for special celebrations!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Overrated
    Tyco
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The service was excellent, but the food was only average. I was expecting more. Everything that I tried was completely bland. The size of my halibut dish was really disappointing. For the price, there are far better restaurants in Vancouver.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic place.
    Px520
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    I've been willing to dine in at your restaurant since 3 years ago, and finally I had the chance to give a try,. Everything was phenomenal, great food, romantic place, service was a bit slow, but it was still great. Wasn't disappointed for a 3-year waiting, and will definitely come back in the future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently good
    asbettsVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Market is always a great choice. The food is consistently good and made with high quality ingredients and care. They have tasty and inventive cocktails. The wine list has something that would likely work for everyone. the service is prompt, informative, and attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Recent Visit to Market in Vancouver
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We expected much more than what was delivered. It took 20+ minutes to receive the bottle of wine we ordered. The appetizers were good but the main meal was very disappointing. The fresh fish was extremely salty as was my beef tenderloin. In addition, the Bernaise sauce was horrible. One would expect that a French Restaurant could properly prepare Bernaise sauce. Our waiter was dressed poorly (as if he was working in a diner) and to top it off, he tried to charge is an extra $65.00 for a 2nd bottle of wine we never ordered. I don't always check the bill but I'm glad I did in this instance. Would not recommend this place for any reason.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overrated
    MoMia123
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    We went on a Monday night and ate in the dining area - it was deserted except for one other table, a business meeting. So ambiance was a bit lacking. Service was fantastic - friendly and attentive but not overly chatty. Food was mediocre at best - good but doesn't merit the high prices. I guess we went with high expectations given all the hype so we left feeling a bit underwhelmed.
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  • QEEQ
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Service was very very good, the AC is always turned on way way way too high, I was freezing even with my coat on, people at other tables were putting on their jackets too. Tuna tartare was good, but the rest of the food I'd rate just average, nothing really made an impression on my taste buds. I didn't like that everyone at the table had to order the tasting menu if just one person wants to try it. Otherwise ambiance was good, the setting was very nice and romantic.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • linbert
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We were there to try out their lunch.The 3 course lunch was well worth the $29.00. The service & food portion was just right. Will return to have dinner in the near future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Exceptional Dining Experience
    Gord
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Fist time at this restaurant. We've been to Jean George's restaurant in Las Vegas so based on that experience we tried Market and glad we did. We both had the Tasting Menu comprised of a wide range sample of the menu. The menu is varied so this was the best way to try most of it. Trick is - stay away from bread. One of the best meals ever!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sonya
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The patio was not recommended due to ongoing construction and the hostess also stated it was quite cold. Instead, last night we sat inside. It was our anniversary dinner, and did not find it a romantic setting by any means. Most people were in groups and were casually dressed. The service was amazing and the food was good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent place
    BCresid123
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The service was super from the moment we stepped into the restaurant until the second we left, everything was so detail and pleasant. Food quality and presentation was excellent, it was a enjoyable dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good try
    tucci204
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Scallops and shrimp salad were amazing. The view from the patio was nothing special and it was cramped. Beef short rib recommended by my server was not all that
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We found the food to be excellent, but service just seemed a little lost. It took a while for anyone to come to our table which was in the outdoor dining area and there was only one other table. The the martini was tiny only to be outdone by the even tinier olives. The outdoor dining atmosphere was nice, but it was empty, to be fair it was a Sunday evening.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food and wine
    Louie
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Had a really nice meal accompanied by some very nice Greywake NZ sauvignon. Only down side was they had no Halibut, the chef however substituted the dish with a different fish, which worked well. Overall a nice restaurant with friendly and attentive staff.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Doesn't live up to its name
    foodlover
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Quite expensive for the quality of food and portion size. This summer, they had the Bubbles, Beats and Brunch theme going on so it was pretty loud. There were only 3 tables occupied at that time and one of the customers complained about the loud music blaring from the patio. After much discussion (the supervisor refused to have the music turned down at first), they decided to close the door to the patio and perhaps lowered the volume as well. If not for my Golden Circle member voucher, I wouldn't pay premium $$$ to dine here.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We always have a great experience
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My friends & I meet a few times a year to catch up on our 44 year friendship. We used to try different restaurants, but now we just go to Market because the food is so good, the service is great and the ambience is quiet & elegant. We love their willingness to accommodate us as we usually spend several hours together after lunch talking and catching up. The three course lunch is the best deal in town, and their brunch dishes served in the summer are creative & tasty.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quality place despite obstacles
    Rivvidia
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    This location is right in the middle of serious downtown construction, so despite a very nice and meticulously constructed outdoor deck I decided to eat inside. Surprisingly empty, the decor is a bit imposing when there aren't many people around. Food was quality, the kind of modern cuisine you expect from a port town with access to quality ingredients. The steelhead was quite good, and the peaches for dessert were nice in their simplicity. Really wish I could have done their tasting menu, but the whole table has to opt it. I understand the chef's preference, but it's really hard to get an entire table to go all in on five specific courses.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Food delicious, tasting menu good value, service very attentive and thoughtful. Air conditioning very chilly on the night we attended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • so so
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    food is just ok. service is kind of slow. nothing is bad. just that nothing is very good too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was ok
    tacoVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We went for saturday brunch. The balcony music is very loud and you have to yell at each other to talk just like in the club. we switch to the indoor seats. The cinnemon buns is over sweet. The salmon with crispy rice is too salty. You feel like you are eating the salt. The baked egg is very good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 42 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 1313 reviews are from the Market by Jean-Georges Restaurant reviews archive.
  • great meal, wonderful service
    hungryinVancouver
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    This was my 4th visit to the market, and as usual it didn't disappoint. Service was awesome and the food was delectable. As it was my wife's birthday, the staff thoughtfully provided a fabulous "dolce" birthday surprise complete with candle ... happy wife, happy life. Many thanks.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • "Top Chef" Food Quality + Service
    SGVL
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We went there to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Early bird dining works well for us. It's nice and quiet with excellent service. If you want "Top Chef" food quality, you gotta try all their dishes here. We had very tasty scallops, sablefish, short ribs and cheesecake. All dishes are well balanced with a hint of spice and aroma to experience. I think we both finished it all with nothing left on the plate. :) We will definitely visit again to try their weekend brunch one day.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Market was great!
    out4din
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    We are familiar with Jean-Georges' reputation as a spectacular chef. The restaurant did not disappoint in any way. The service was impeccable, and the food divine. Appropriate (French!) portions with many options and delectable flavor. We had lunch, but this is a restaurant not to be missed, no matter what meal you are having
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and patio
    JCVan
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    I dined her with colleagues for lunch to celebrate a promotion and the food was excellent. Out waiter was pleasant and accomodating without being over the top. The only criticism I have having been here several times is that the advertised 50min lunch is never 50mins, so leave at least and hour and a half if you want to eat.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Extremely Small Portions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Had the Power Lunch and have to say the portions are way too small. I understand portion size when it comes to fine dining but this is gouging. Unfortunate as everything else was good overall.
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  • Enjoyable lunch
    Sundown
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Always enjoy the excellent quality, great flavors and artful preparation of the food. Service is attentive and professional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceptional customer service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Brunch was delightful. We made a special trip to have the 3-course brunch menu for a birthday celebration. Discovered it was removed for the summer. Regardless, the food quality was fabulous, however would not recommend the Pandan Waffle, but everything else was amazing. Our server was equally exceptional.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SueS
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    One of our party is in a wheelchair and the staff here handled her with grce and care. The food was excellent - menu easy to reaad. We also had very good drinks. The waitstaff were attentive and fast. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.