Vancouver / British Columbia French Restaurants

Vancouver / British Columbia French Restaurants
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Alta Bistro
French | Whistler Village North
28 reviews

Locally inspired modern French cuisine set in a casual bistro atmosphere. Chef Nick Cassettari combines his classic training, top tier experience, and world travels with the best of British Columbia's bounty to create the fine flavours at Alta Bistro. Service is casual and prompt in the dining room and bar. The award winning wine list is French focused, with top local and international selections. Voted 2014 Whistler's Best Bartender creates exciting handcrafted cocktails. The cozy bistro atmosphere is lively and welcoming. Reservations are a must.

Left Bank
French | West End Vancouver
42 reviews

Left Bank in Vancouver's West End serves classic and inspired bistro fare.
Whether enjoying a leisurely lunch, lingering over dinner or catching up with friends over brunch, you’ll find yourself immediately transported to the Left Bank. With our authentic fare and atmosphere, you’ll experience your own Midnight in Paris moments.

Bistro Pastis
French | Kitsilano
75 reviews

A convivial atmosphere, enhanced by the cozy fire place, invites diners to linger a while. Dinner tables are set with crisp linens, making you feel like a welcome guest at a friend’s home. If meeting a friend for a drink or appies, have a seat along the bar, where there’s great people-watching. Pastis is as close as you can get to Paris without a plane ticket. It has one of the city’s largest wine selections by the glass. Very romantic.


. Traditional Coq au Vin

. Steak Tartare

. Moules et Frites – a bistro favourite.

Bistro Pastis strives to present traditional French bistro fare in an environ- ment that pays homage to its French roots. The menu changes seasonally to reflect available ingredients at their peak. Classic dishes and wines are offered at affordable prices. Traditional plats du jour are offered daily. Bistro Pastis was voted best Bistro by the Vanc. Magazine and Vanc. Sun for 2004 and 2005

Provence Mediterranean Grill
French | Kitsilano
57 reviews

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.

Five Sails Restaurant
Continental | Coal Harbour
107 reviews

Proprietors, Chef Ernst Dorfler and Gerry Sayers invite you to experience their unforgettable combination of breathtaking views of Vancouver, fresh and fabulous four diamond award winning cuisine and gracious hospitality in their beautiful Five Sails Restaurant located at the Pan Pacific Vancouver.

The Five Sails features world class dining in an unmatched setting with stunning views of the water, mountains, and Stanley Park. There is an intimate private dining room for up to 20 guests, a chic bar/lounge area with modern fireplace and the addition of cozy, elevated booths for more relaxed dining.

Proprietors, Chef Ernst Dorfler and his wife Gerry Sayers offer their hands on attention to detail with beautifully presented continental cuisine on their seasonal a la carte menu, vegetarian menu & Chef's Tasting menu with wine pairings selected by Sommelier, Ramon Fresneda.

Smoking Dog Bistro,The
French | Kitsilano
50 reviews

The Smoking Dog Bistro is a French inspired neighborhood bistro in the heart of Kitsilano.
Our warm and inviting dining room has a lively bar and our heated outdoor patio is one of the best Vancouver has to offer and is a must after a day at the beach.

We offer a wide variety of French influenced dishes. The rustic, yet contemporary cuisine is sure to please everyone from couples, families, singles and business people – well, to everyone.

We are located only 5 minutes from both downtown and Kits Beach. Come join us for lunch, dinner or drinks at this friendly neighborhood bistro.

Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge - Wedgewood Hotel
French | Downtown Vancouver
76 reviews

This sumptuous dining room in the Wedgewood Hotel and Spa, recently voted Best Hotel Dining by Vancouver Magazine, continues to raise the bar of dining in this city to lofty levels.

While the dining room exudes private club elegance and hospitality. Executive Chef Lee Parsons, whose storied career includes a stint in a two star Michelin restaurant in England, brings European panache to his innovative cuisine and committed to sourcing sustainable product and utilizing the very best seasonal ingredients.

Tableau Bar Bistro
Contemporary French | Coal Harbour
175 reviews


A neighbourhood bar bistro – serving an updated take on traditional French bistro fare prepared by Executive Chef Marc-André Choquette and his talented team.
Discover a beautifully renovated interior that combines old world classic bistro elements with modern touches and a French-inspired menu that blends classic culinary flavours of Paris with the use of fresh west coast ingredients.
A dynamic bar scene serves seasonal in-house and classic cocktails and a great selection of local and draft beers on tap as well as an eclectic mix of approachable wines built from the regions of France.
The perfect place for a business lunch, meeting friends out on the patio, everyday dining, special celebrations or brunch with the family.

Come for the scene. Stay for the service. Return for the fare.

Old Surrey Restaurant
French | Surrey
73 reviews

The Old Surrey Restaurant is Surrey’s best well- kept secret. Built in 1918, it was the residence of Lou Jack and his household until it was converted into a restaurant in 1974.

The interior has a crisp, clean aesthetic that is enhanced by hardwood floors and the enlarged photos of historic Surrey that adorn the walls. There are five distinct dining areas on the top floor (including a cozy library) and a banquet facility downstairs. The cuisine is French with a splash of West Coast flare. A treat for new and seasoned guests alike are the signature dishes that are prepared and flambeed tableside.

The restaurant is family owned and operated since 1975. Since 1984 the restaurant has entered into a partnership with the family farm in Ryder Lake overlooking Chilliwack from the nearby mountains. The Old Surrey is well known for its free-range lamb and veal allowing customers to enjoy fresh organic ingredients.

Japanese | Gastown
139 reviews

PiDGiN; east/west/food/drink

La Cigale French Bistro
French | Kitsilano
76 reviews

La Cigale French Bistro, serves french cuisine and is located along 4th Avenue, in Vancouver's Kitsilano neighbourhood. Formerly Bistrot Bistro.

MoMa Contemporary Bistro
French | Richmond (British Columbia)
12 reviews

MoMa Contemporary Bistro is located in the heart of Richmond also known as the Golden Village. This area is well known for its Asian restaurants which makes MoMa one of the more unique restaurants serving traditional French and Italian fare with a slight Asian influence. We are dedicated to using the freshest ingredients including Ocean Wise approved seafood and supporting our local farmer's markets. MoMa is co-owned and run by two very talented and passionate chefs; Chef Henry Mok and Chef Xin Mao. The name MoMa is a combination of their last names and represents two chefs coming together and creating flavorful and refined dishes in a causal atmosphere.

Italian | South Granville
116 reviews

Simple, delicious, fresh local food in a relaxed space, the gently rustic Siena yields a bounty of Italian flavours, perfect before a show at the nearby Stanley Theatre, or after a day of shopping or gallery-hopping on Granville Rise.