Provence Marinaside

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Seafood

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.

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Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Normally the service at Provence is great. This time, though, the server seemed overwhelmed with her work. She plunked down menus and came back quite a while later asking, "Did you decide?" No opportunity to order a drink first as usual or even hear about the specials. I sort of felt like I was at a cheap diner. The food was fine, the wine was okay, the noise in the room was loud despite the place not being packed.

YT
Vancouver
22 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our go-to for special dinners and it never disappoints.

CQ
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff is friendly and professional with an ambience that sets a great mood for a mellow evening, just right in my opinion for a great meal. The food was perfect, flavourful and quite a treat. I’ve been here twice and see myself going many more times in the future.

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! We absolutely love the feedback we receive from our guests and look forward to having you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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G
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favourite restaurants in Vancouver. Extensive wine list, delicious cocktails and food that never disappoints.
Impeccable service too without feeling too stuffy or formal.

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Wow! What a treat to read your comments. Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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TF
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Delicious food, great value and friendly service. Wonderful atmosphere. Definitely returning!

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you Tony! We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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OT
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The place is amazing! It has a nice view by the harbor and beautiful, welcoming exterior. The staff is very warm, welcoming
, and knowledgeable. The service was quick and accurate. The food🤤🤤🤤, OMG, the food . . . The food is so yummy that I have no words to describe, it’s an experience you should not miss. The entire restaurant is cozy with candle lights throughout. I highly recommend. Also, the crab/shrimp patties are 🤤🤤🤤

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback with us! We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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MH
Mexico City
5 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

El lugar increíble, la atención de 10, la cena exquisita!

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Merci!

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HM
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, beautiful view, and phenomenal service.

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you Heather! We hope to have you with us again soon. Cheers, Lisa

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WC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

There were four in our party. Three were pleased with their meals. One ordered Halibut and it was not eaten as it was overcooked and dry. One the main course was delivered nobody checked on how we were doing.

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Hello Warren, We are so sorry to hear that a member of your group did not enjoy their meal and that you did not have an opportunity to voice your concerns to a member of our staff. We always want our guests to fully enjoy their experience with us and apologise for not making this happen for you. Please email me at info@provencemarinaside if you would like to discuss this further. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an amazing meal for our anniversary! The crab and Lobster bamboo rice was exquisite, frog legs out of this world and Gabriel was very attentive and service was awesome. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening!

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your anniversary with us. We wish you many more great years together with many more great meals! We hope to have you with us on another occasion soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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PA
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Consistently good. We have had many meals from lunch to brunch and dinner. All recommendable.

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us and for joining us for the many meals that we serve through the day. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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PO
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great, I recommend it.
Very tasty fish, good specials and wine.

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you Peter! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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OT
Munich
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tolles Essen, gute Bedienung und schöne Einrichtung und Lage.

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TS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service food and wine recommendations.

SL
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The ambiance was beautiful and we loved the French music in the background. The waiter was very attentive making helpful suggestion but he was never intrusive! The food was fantastic and as great as we had remembered it to be as we are repeat customers! A super experience!

EW
Austin
10 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious. Olive tapenade to start was nice. Continued with bread and perfectly cultured/salty butter. Enjoyed the lamb, bouillabaisse, and linguini. For dessert the caramel, clafoutis, and mousse. All delicious. Emily, our server, was attentive and knowledgeable. Lovely experience.

SH
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated a friend’s birthday. They were so accommodating for our reservation - we had a time zone issue with Open table and Gmail. We loved the wines on tap and shared the goat cheese and mussels to start. the shrimp Provençal was decadent as was the halibut. The included vegetables were cooked perfectly. We will definitely return if in Vancouver.

S
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food & service was outstanding. I wish I could remember the name of our server. She was fantastic. Very attentive, personable, and knowledgeable.

WM
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing experience. Staff went out of their way to accommodate the needs of our guest who is celiac.

All our food was superb.

T
London
3 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Without doubt the best prawns I've ever tasted. Service impeccable, great seafood.

Provence Marinaside
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, we will definitely pass your comments on to the chef and our hard working kitchen team. This is why we love what we do... we hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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E
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoyable.

CD
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed the live music, a nice difference. Would return in the future.

OT
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Was just left disappointed, my starter set the tone and for a seafood steamer I would have expected more than 3 mussels, and 3 small scallops. Food was well cooked but this price of dishes was too much

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Hello, I am so sorry that you did not enjoy your recent visit. I am not sure if you modified your steamer or not, but what you are describing varies from our menu offerings. We do offer a shellfish steamer but it includes prawns, scallops, mussels and clams in a white wine sauce. Please email us at info@provencemarinaside.ca if you would like to discuss this further. We hope to have you with us again. Kind regards, Lisa

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P
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another great experience at Provence. Our server was friendly and attentive. I had the seafood platter which was delicious. My 2 kids shared the seafood linguine and I couldn’t believe the amount of seafood in the dish. The desserts were great too. Highly recommend.

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your fabulous comments with us! We so appreciate hearing such positive comments and knowing that families are sharing food together. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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MP
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

We have eaten here several times over a year ago and it was amazing. The food this time was not good at all. Saying that, the service, ambiance and wine list are all outstanding, so hopefully we just went on a bad day for the kitchen. Most disappointing was the seafood was not fresh.

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Hello Marian, Thank you for dining with us this past year. We are happy to hear that you usually enjoy your time with us and are sorry to hear that your latest experience was not on par with your other visits. I will share your comments with the chef, but I can assure you that we offer the freshest produce possible. Thank you for appreciating the hard work that goes into our wine program and the great staff that we have. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards,

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DS
Manchester
4 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Nice atmosphere. Nice touch to give us amuse bouche, but it was tasteless! The best bread we’ve had for years. However, the food was generally under seasoned and lacked that certain ‘je ne sais quais’ Beautifully presented, and good service - just a shame that the taste was lacking. We both had 3 courses so we did give the menu a good chance to impress. Nothing was so bad that it was inedible, and we didn’t complain. Maybe it was just not to our taste, although we usually love French food. We went the following night to Cioppinos which was excellent.

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Hello Deena, We thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us and are so sorry to hear that you felt the food was lacking. We would love to hear what you had so that we can share this with the chef as this is a comment that we do not usually receive. Please email us at info@provencemarinaside.ca if you care to share further so that we can ensure that this does not happen to any of our other guests. We would love to have you with us on another occasion. Kind regards, Lisa

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service!

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Thank you!

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LS
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great location, great food, great service. Often a little on the loud side for an intimate catch up but overall highly recommended.

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Hello Lisa, We thank you for sharing your comments with us. It is true that we do have some lively times, but we thank you for your recommendation. We hope to have you with us again soon for some great food and service. Cheers

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Seattle
27 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Terrific place for a special occasion meal. We chose the fixed price three course meal and could not have been more satisfied. Every morsel was delicious. Service was friendly and efficient. The dress code (business casual) helps provide a nice ambience, and the jazz band (plays on wednesdays) was superb.

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Thank you so much for these very kind words! We love reading comments like this and hope to have you with us again soon. Wednesdays will continue to have jazz through October and November to warm the shorter days. Kind regards, Lisa

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MR
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite places in Vancouver. Always good food and friendly service.

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Thank you Marika! We hope to have you with us soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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J
Pittsburgh
21 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Simply said, perfect in every aspect! Food fantastic, waiter fantastic, ambience fantastic. The salsa ensemble really sealed the deal!

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Thank you Jules! So glad to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your dinner and the wonderful music featuring Rumba Calzada that we had that evening. We continue supporting live music every Wednesday with jazz through the months of October and November. We hope to have you with us soon. kind regards, Lisa

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service; food was perfect. Music was great. Recommend highly.

JL
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again we had the best service, food, and ambience!!! They made my birthday extra special. The waiter was so terrific! And the food to die for! Wish I lived around the corner so I could eat there in every week.

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your birthday with us! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself and hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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KA
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gabriel was fabulous and made our evening a real delight. He even provided me with two blister bandages for my heels which were an absolute lifesaver during the walk home.

Sorry that we missed seeing JF.

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

We think that Gabriel is fabulous too and glad to hear that he made your evening special. We hope to have you with us on another evening soon. JF can often be found in the kitchen or strolling through the dining room. Kind regards, Lisa

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P
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently excellent food and service! Great location!

Provence Marinaside
Responded on September 20, 2019

Thank you Patricia, we hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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SF
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great evening, beautiful view of the water, delicious wine - a fun date night.

OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best food, server, service with amazing view of the harbour with ambient lighting. Seafood platter was purely fresh and I recommend it. All the menus were awesome and just ask the server what you like. He or she will surprise you nicely.

Go during Wednesday evening for a unique jazz live music!

MC
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience at the restaurant. The food and the wine pairing were really good! All the personal was lovely.

ER
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was excellent and the ingredients were fresh !!!

A
Vancouver
17 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great waterfront location. holiday atmosphere. there was a live band which really added to the ambiance. Great decor and awesome seafood menu. This is a must visit.

Provence Marinaside
Responded on August 30, 2019

Thank you Andrew for taking the time to share your wonderful comments. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit and loved the live jazz that we have every Wednesday evening. We hope to have you with us again soon. Kind regards, Lisa

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