Provence Mediterranean Grill
Provence Mediterranean Grill

Provence Mediterranean Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.provencevancouver.com/
  • Phone: (604) 222-1980
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm Afternoon TEA- 2:00pm - 4:00pm (24hr prior notice) Provence Tea reservations must be made by phone. Sorry, we do not accept OPEN TABLE tea reservations.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Provencal, Mediterranean, French
  • Executive Chef: Essex Balce
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We cater small parties within the Vancouver area. Our chef will be happy to create a special menu or check our website for all your catering needs.
  • Private Party Facilities: Provence is available for private parties up to 60 people. Please contact the restaurant for more details.
  • Private Party Contact: Joshua Carlson 6042221980x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sasamat Ave.
  • Public Transit: Near the corner of 10th Ave West and Sasamat: 99 B-Line express or bus 9 U.B.C.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Provence Mediterranean Grill
With it's warm neighborhood ambiance, welcoming service, and delicious flavours from the South of France, Provence Mediterranean Grill enjoys continued success with a loyal local following. December 2014 marks the restaurants 17th anniversary.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Provence Mediterranean Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
73 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (51)fit for foodies (42)special occasion (34)great for lunch (26)great for brunch (20)romantic (20)notable wine list (11)good for groups (8)kid-friendly (3)great for outdoor dining (2)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Always love it
    LoveitVIP
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    Provence Mediterranean Grill has been consistently excellent for a long time. I can always count on a wonderful meal and very good service. Their menu combines traditional and innovative, keeping a number of classic favourites, and food is always beautifully presented.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Crab Cakes Best in town
    Crablover
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    The Best in town, always visit Yaletown location but because they were serving brunch menu only on Nov 10 decided to go to the Original location and no disappointments. Love all the items on the menu , nice room but rather noisy with a bunch of spoilt children making conversation across our table almost impossible and which we don't normally have to endure in the Yaletown location. Service excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food for a celebration dinner
    Nogami
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Decided on some French Mediterranean food with the family to celebrate a new job. Had some great appetizers and the entrees were excellent. Would recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Taste of Provence
    luv2share
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    Thoroughly enjoyed our evening at the Provence Mediterranean Grill. It is the second time we have been to this restaurant - last time was Aug 2014. Food was excellent both times - Service this time was also exceptional - servers very personable. Front end staff work as a team. I'm always impressed when a server remembers that we've been there before - and where we sat and what we ordered! Portions for us are just right, not too big, but enough to satisfy. Memorable dish - the Wild Mushoom Raviolli, with a glass of Pinot Noir from Burgundy - delish!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Brunch with girlfriends
    ChatAndNibble
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Had a nice brunch with friends I hadn't visited with for a while. The food & ambiance were fine but the service could have been a little more attentive. Our group has been going here for several years & we feel very comfortable at Provence. Good job with making us feel welcome.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, unusual experience
    Pharmachick
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    This is ~5th time I've been here, it is becoming a place I bring some of my professional contacts. The staff are always wonderfully attentive (not intrusive) and the food is excellent. On the latest visit, we both enjoyed our appetizers and mains. I had a glass of very good white wine. Overall Provence is wonderful, I thoroughly recommend it, the establishment is of superb quality. I would like to complement the waitstaff who looked after the older gentleman in the corner who was clearly a lunch regular. They were wonderful. However, there is a woman who wanders round the dining room greeting some people and ignoring many tables, occasionally talking to the servers. Provence needs to re-evaluate the usefulness of the person doing that.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Provence 10th
    Treats
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    the service was very good and the food was as well with one exception. Three of us ordered lamb and it was cooked to perfection however my dish was delivered swimming in the reduction sauce. the sauce was good, so the next time I will ask for the reduction sauce on the side. the other dish was tenderloin and it was excellent. All in all we will go back again this was out 4th visit to this location All else was superb and the service was attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    My favourite place to meet friends for lunch. The food is excellent and the service friendly and helpful.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    The Provence is a local neighbourhood gem. Location is good, food is excellent and rarely disappoints . I have been coming here since they first opened, and still do although I now live on Vancouver Island.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb restaurant for entertaining!
    1HappyDiner
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    My organization had a very distinguished visitor that I was hosting for dinner. The Provence Mediterranean Grill is close by and our time was tight so I booked a reservation there. The choice proved perfect for food, service and ambiance. Of particular importance was the low noise level, for there are now very of Vancouver's other fashionable restaurant's where you can converse without raising your voice -our group of five had some serious business issues to address and we really appreciated being able to do that. Moreover our friendly server was sensitive to the need to find good times when she needed to interrupt to provide service. All and all, our visitor was greatly pleased with the evening and I loved the sable fish!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Well prepared meals
    HungryEatsVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    A tasty selection of lunch options. Good service from all servers, very attentative. The dinning area is wide open, ideal for groups.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Quick bite before class
    MattyHenry
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Stopped in for the first time in about 12 years and was not disappointed. Really great food and the staff meant to meet every need. The only problem was one you can run into in any smallish intimate dining spot. An obnoxious loud mouth at a neighbouring table. Other than that, I am planning a return. The wild mushroom ravioli was melt in your mouth and the warm goat cheese salad my dining partner had was to die for!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great but inconsistent?
    FoodVancouver
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We have been a few times. As always, the food was excellent again. We seemed to be served by two different people at the restaurant that day. One of these servers was a true delight, she made us feel very welcome and she seemed to much enjoy her work at the restaurant. Our second server, although very pleasant, just really didn't seem engaged, or particularly polished in the role, which for this level restaurant seemed inadequate. Also, there were a number of individuals in and out of the restaurant who appeared to be location scouting for a film. This distracted from our ambiance at lunch. One wonders whether this done a time when their weren't patrons in the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    Esser
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Exactly what we were looking for. We sat outside and although the passing buses sometimes forced us to pause our conversation, we liked feeling like we were part of the neighbourhood. The service was quietly competent (which we appreciated-one in our group was elderly and wouldn't have wanted an overly folksy approach) and the food was spot on. We shared several antipasti, the standout had to be the unbelievably tender calamari. As mains we all had pasta dishes; those of us who had seafood were pleasantly surprised by the quantity and perfect cooking. The rabbit pasta was a very skillful marriage of creaminess and smokiness set off nicely by the tanginess of the cheese. This is a restaurant where people know what they are doing.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fdlvr65
    fdlvr65VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We loved our experience at this wonderful neighborhood "gem". Everything was wonderful and the ambiance was delightful on every level. This is a restaurant that knows its cuisine and it was much appreciated by us. The Antipasto and Chopino were excellent. The Halibut was a bit dry. Judy, our server was superb. You will be lucky to try this wonderful restaurant. It was a highlight of our visit to Vancouver.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Consistently a Winner
    twosomeVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    This is such an incredible choice for me. I am fortunate to live in the area but strongly recommend anyone make their way here for a very positive experience in dining.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • the good and bad
    JoanneVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The artichoke starter is disappointing. Grilled but served at room temp, soggy. Halibut main was very good.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Pleasant dining experience. Food was fresh, full of flavour and visually appealing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • noisy lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    there was a lot of road noise and it was hard to hear people. Service and food was really good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We've been there many times, always very good, very good service.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding
    yvonne
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Always great food and service! Made a special occasion, special
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Reliable
    twosomeVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    As a local, I always appreciate dinner at this reliable restaurant that produces delicious menu choices along with effective and personable staff.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fab food fab service
    penny4yourthoughts
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Quality dining ie superbly cooked and superbly presented meal with professional and, at the same time, warm service! Our experience for evening dining at Provence on West 10th is consistently excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for brunch with girlfriends
    ChatAndNibble
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Nice place to meet up with friends and chat. Noise level very good for conversation. Food is very tasty.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food but poor service
    GolferGirl
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We had not been to the restaurant in a few years and really liked the renovations. The food was better than our last visit. Unfortuantely, the server we had clearly did not want to be there. It was a long weekend (BC Day), a little warm in the restaurant (but still comfortable) and I think the individual just wanted to be elsewhere. Not only did the server not verbally outline the daily features, there was no follow up after the courses were served. (Had the food not been satisfactory, we certainly would have offered our feedback!) We also had to ask to have some of our glasses/plates cleared, in order to make room for our next course. We would have lingered a little longer after dessert, but we really felt like we were an imposition.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Magnifique!
    KalonaVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    My second time dining here. Food was excellent! I had the pink squid prawn resoto - yummy! Would highly recommend this restaurant. The only drawback is when it's full it's too noisy. But the food and service make up for it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Highly recommended
    aldente
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Provence Mediterranean Grill is truly a neighborhood gem! From the minute we entered the restaurant and were greeted with smiles, we knew we were in for a good dining experience. Everything on the menu looked appetizing which made it difficult to choose. The bouillabaisse is outstanding and creme brulee is to die for! I know we'll be returning soon.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All time favourite
    Teri
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Consistent food quality, great value and quaint. Best restaurant in the neighbourhood.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 45 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 353 reviews are from the Provence Mediterranean Grill reviews archive.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    excellent service; very classy; calm environment; great food consistently good
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • dinner is good. service a bit rush
    foodieVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    food is good. service feels a little rush not sure why there were noone waiting and restaurant was not full.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • point grey fiesta
    vanfinedining
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Amazing brunch for 5! Everything was perfect - we stayed for 2.5 hours and enjoyed the conversation, great service and menu. Thanks.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awesome in Every category
    Bear1962
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    A Gem on the West Side, Staff was superb at every step of the evening. Excellent food, creative and mouthwatering with perfect portions. It's definitely one of those places you should have on your special occasion list
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A regular stop- always
    Gourmand
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    Such a great and creative menu. I always go to one of the Provences' when I visit Vancouver. Never lets me down.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ladies who Lunch
    2cats
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    A popular spot which I hadn't been to for a long time but my companion had been recently for dinner and lunch and had enjoyed both and suggested it for a birthday celebration. Food is good and nicely presented. A small patio but a windy day so we sat inside.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great brunch
    vanfinedining
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Excellent choices for specialty brunch - well-priced, great service, and outdoor patio setting. Very good wine list.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always Good
    GloriousFoodyVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Been coming here for years. It's consistently good every time. Brunch is delicious! And the halibut is always excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everything was great!
    magician
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    My wife and I went for dinner as a birthday celebration after having the Provence Mediterranean Grill highly recommended by a relative. I had looked up their web page and we decided beforehand to go for the spotted shrimp special, which included an appetizer, main dish, and dessert. I won't go into specifics, but from beginning to end the meal was fabulous! The service was just right, all questions answered without hesitation, and everything we had very tasty. We will be returning to dine again in the near future and will gladly pass on our recommendation to family and friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A fabulous lunch.
    Esme
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    I took a friend to lunch as a belated birthday gift, and we enjoyed wonderful food, delicious wine, and attentive service. I would not hesitate to return for a special lunch or dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • A wonderful place to celebrate
    Savannahcat
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    After a UBC graduation, we spent a lovely dinner with my daughter and my parents. Finding places that are interesting enough for my daughter, quiet enough for my 91 year old mom to be able to hear the conversation and delicious enough food for me - is no easy feat. Provence never lets us down. Stephanie is a wonderful server there and the food was great.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great anniversary/birthday dinner
    goodtimes
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    This is our local restaurant so we get e-mails regularly and when they sent us a coupon for an appetizer for our anniversary we decided to have our celebratory dinner there Great meal, great service and a smashing success Thanks
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.