COZY. WARM. DELICIOUS.
Nestled beside False Creek in the heart
of Yaletown, Provence Marinaside offers
Vancouver’s most delicious, social, and
refined dining experience.Award winning
wine list with over 100 wines by the glass,
and extensive reserve wine list. A visit to
the South of France without the jet lag.
We were given a quiet secluded table by the window and our anniversary was acknowledged right away. The waiter was kind and most attentive and food was delicious. We were the last ones to leave that evening but no one was hovering.
Very good service in a restaurant with an imaginative approach to seafood. Modern ambience, but a lower volume of background music (or no music!) would be welcome.
Food was lack lustre and expensive for what it was. Foccacia and fried were delish but that Bamboo rice with lobster and crab was awful. Thin watery weird sauce with minuscule flakes of crab and lobster.
What a joke. Beef filet was also tiny but cooked as ordered. Caesar and Moscow Mule cocktails also disappointing. Both had an overabundance of ice which left room for a tiny bit of drink only. Too small of a glass as well. Never recommend.
Service was great, food was good, duck was a little salty
The bouillabaisse is delicious! Try it! It feels like you are having a time travel experience to “le port de Marseille”
20th wedding anniversary
A very enjoyable dining experience with nice live jazz. Food was delicious.
It was our 40th wedding anniversary and our server was very kind and arranged for a complimentary plate of deserts for us, with lettering on it. All the servers and staff were great, would definitely go back.
We were seated in the quieter part of the restaurant which was perfect,
Our waiter was very polite, new what to recommend.
Food was excellent
The April fish selection turned out to be a perfect one.
The sable fish - to die for
Thank you Varda, It is wonderful to receive such lovely comments from our guests. We start each day wanting to share our love of food and wine with our guests and are happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa
Guessed it is a weekend Saturday evening.... but there is no prestation for the apptz or main course. escargot and frog legs $17, like some small dark p00p with the white frog legs tossing on the plate ; and the mussels and the calamari was over done.
Only highlight were 1) the Martini's drinks and 2) The "braised Leeks" that comes with Sablefish was good..(fish little over done).. Go there for drinks and do not expect Great courses you will be fine.
3) The waiter, he was wonderful.
We should have gone to Bishop's instead. ;-(
Hi I was very sad to read your comments. We do our best every day of the week to ensure a wonderful dining experience for all our guests and we are so sorry that you did not enjoy your dinner. I have never heard escargot described the way you worded it, but despite the look they are tasty. We wish that we had known that the meals were not cooked as you wished so that we could have remedied that for you. Please accept our apologies. We hope that you will return for a tasty martini. Regards, Lisa
Excellent and attentive service and great simple food.
Thank you! We love hearing comments like this. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa
Personable service, excellent food, great ambiance. We went here to celebrate an anniversary and they gifted us with complementary champagne which was a nice treat on top of the already wonderful food.
Hello Charlene, We love sharing great food and creating memories with our wonderful guests. Thank you for choosing to celebrate with us. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa
Awesome! Not busy for brunch. We sat on the patio and the warm sun, delicious food, mimosas, and of course the beautiful view made everything perfect. Will certainly be back.
Thank you! We are so looking forward to more warm sunny patio days this spring and summer. Glad to hear that you will be back soon, we will have the mimosas ready. Cheers, Lisa
Went the first time, with a good friend... It was so good.
Before we left Vancouver I HAD to take my Wife...
2x in 1 week. That good..
Wow! thank you so much for sharing your kind words with us. We love hearing from our guests and hope to have you with us in Vancouver again soon. Kind regards, Lisa
Mushroom ravioli if you aren't on a diet...worth it even if you are! Steaks always perfect, chicken is awesome. Staff are very knowledgeable about the food and wines.
Hello, The ravioli is amazing and worth every calorie! So glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us. Kind regards, Lisa
This is one of my favourite places anywhere, one that can be relied on for terrific food and an excellent wine list, as well as an outstanding ambience.
Thank you Brian! We feel so very fortunate to have so many wonderful guests who return over and over and continue to keep us excited to work in this great industry. We hope to have you with us again soon. Cheers, Lisa
We were celebrating a birthday. Unfortunately when our wait person opened our bottle of Champagne the bottle exploded and it was raining Champagne all over us and across the restaurant. What a shock. Not the wait persons’s fault at all. The only other thing that was not great was that the crust for the lemon tart was not cooked and tasted raw. Otherwise the food was very good.
That was certainly a new one for us too! We are so happy that you enjoyed your celebration with us! We will tell the chef to watch the consistency of the lemon tart which is usually so good. We hope to have you with us again soon. Cheers, Lisa Baldwin
Ordered the fish trio which included Ahi Tuna. The Ahi Tuna was over cooked when it should of been raw in the centre. Advised the waiter who was very good and had it re-cooked. The Ahi Tuna came back seared correctly on the outside raw in the centre but stone cold. At that point I decided not to complain again and just not come back.
Hello Anna, I am so sorry to hear that your tuna was not cooked the way it should be. As a tuna lover I totally understand your issue. We wish that we could have another opportunity to show you the dish as it is intended to be served. We hope to have you with us again. Please email me at email@example.com if you would like to discuss this further. Kind regards, Lisa Baldwin
Spent our anniversary here (it was where we went for our first date). Had great meal, baguette with burbon butter is amazing. Chef brought out a couple pastries for our anniversary which was nice.
We are so happy to hear that we are included in your celebrations and memories! We love hearing stories like this... the years have been good. Wishing you many happy years together! We hope to have you with us again soon. Cheers, Lisa
Consistently good experience. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable.
Another memorable night at Provence Marinaside. I brought a friend in for a special meal and it did not disappoint. We were sat at a less than satisfactory table and when we asked to be moved, they quickly cleared the table moved us to a window seat with a smile. The food was excellent and the service was perfectly timed and most friendly. My prawns on wild rice were superb! The noise level was a pleasant buzz, the lighting was a little low for my old eyes to read the menu but perfect for dining. Great wine list as well. My favourite Joie 'Noble Blend' is not often on restaurant menus. Thanks to all for a perfect evening.
Thank you for sharing your very kind words with us! We love hearing from our wonderful guests. We hope to have you with us on another occasion soon. Kind regards, Lisa
D’arcy and Dan always look
After us exceptionally
The best poutine ever
lively, fun, with some of the best french fare in the city and a setting that is world class, yet manages to remain unpretentious. So good!
Me and my boy J came for dope food and it was delivered. They know how to do it right.
Our waitstaff were superb.
Their timing and communicatiion were superb.
Food was excellent.
Free drink for international women’s day. What a bonus. Also got bday cake!
The food is great. The service was veey good. The ambiance is grand.
This was an anniversary dinner with friends and the first time we have been at Provence when they had music. The music was very good but
a little too loud to have a conversation with all the people in our party. Four of our party had the Bamboo Rice with Lobster. Excellent! Four of our
party had the lemon tart. Excellent ! Service was excellent. The wait staff was very knowledgeable . One of our favourite restaurants in Yaletown.
The food was excellent, as usual. We arrived after 9:00 pm on a Monday so the place was quiet.
Service was very good as expected and unobtrusive as preferred. Provence Marinaside remains a favourite and highly recommended place to dine.
Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely feedback with us. We feel so fortunate to have so many wonderful guests. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa
Foods are good, Service were nice, we probably will visit this restaurant again
Thank you! We hope to have you with us again soon. Cheers, Lisa
High marks all in all. Food & service were top notch.
Thank you! We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa
Excellent food! Will definitely be back and will be recommending to friends to give it a try
Thank you for the lovely comments Beverly! We hope to have you and your friends with us soon. Kind regards, Lisa
This was our second visit in two months and I have to say we were underwhelmed. Our first visit was so spectacular that we were eager to return. We brought friends visiting from Calgary.
Appies were good. Rack of lamb extremely mustardy. Smoked sablefish was nice but hardly any vegetables on the plate I had the Bream. It was overcooked, the side garnish was tasty.
We will be back but we may be less enthusiastic in our recommendations.
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. I am so sorry to hear that we did not meet the expectations you had on your recent visit. We do our best to be consistent with our food and service and offer our sincere apologies to you. We will share your comments with the chef and hope you will return soon and have an experience that reminds you of how you felt after your first visit. Kind regards, Lisa Baldwin
Simply amazing! Highly recommended it.
Thank you! We love hearing this and hope to have you with us again soon. Cheers, Lisa
Rack of lamb was absolutely delicious.
Upn entering the restaurant we were met by groups of women pushing their baby carriages out of the restaurant. Not exactly what we were expecting!
Hello Christine, So glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner. The chef does make the best rack of lamb! We welcome all diners of every age, but are sorry that your first impression was not what you expected. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa
My partner and I had a lovely dinner at Provence Marinaside to celebrate Valentine’s Day! We had a wonderful dinner and the service was great. We can’t wait to go back!
Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us! We love hearing from our guests and appreciate your kind words. We look forward to having you with us again. Kind regards, Lisa
Really nice experience. Food was excellent and service was warm and attentive.
Thank you Hannah! We love reading comments like yours. We hope to have you with us again soon. Cheers, Lisa
Booked for vday dinner for my partner and I. Was very crowded and busy. We were seated and our server wasn’t very pleasant at all. My partner asked a simple request which took longer then expected. It was a set menu and for those that can’t eat everything on the menu were outta luck! Prior to even booking had to give a credit card to book so if you can’t mske your reso they charge you $120 cancellation fee!!! We even changed servers and he was nice. Been here for dine out and it was a better experience but going forward won’t ever return again!!
Hello Heather We're so sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your recent visit with us. The chef loves Valentines day and prepares a wonderful set menu on this special day. We did our best to confirm with all of our bookings that for this dinner substitutions wouldn't be available. We usually accommodate all requests. Valentines day is a busy day for all restaurants. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed the restaurant previously and hope you will return on another occasion. Kind regards, Lisa
Outstanding Valentine's Dinner! Beautiful wines! Lovely Staff! Couldn't have asked for a more beautiful evening with gentle snowfall outside. The preset menu was beautiful!
Thank you so much! This is exactly the feedback that we were hoping for on our Valentine's Day dinner. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa