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Frenchies Diner

$$ - $$$, French
425 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1X4, Canada
+1 604-253-4545
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“smoked meat” (6 reviews)
“cheese curds” (3 reviews)
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Canadian, French
$$ - $$$
425 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1X4, Canada
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Great, friendly atmosphere in this diner specializing in smoked meats and poutine. Quirky decor, with artwork for sale creates a unique ambience.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This restaurant has now moved to 2470 Main Street in Mount Pleasant at Broadway and Main Street. The poutine is fantastic and the smoked meat sandwiches were very good. Best we have ever had in fact outside of Montreal. Staff was friendly and we enjoyed...More

1  Thank Burkevillian
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Frenchies Diner — now located on Main Street near Broadway — is a classic Montreal-style diner owned and operated by a Montreal native (Frenchie?). My daughter and I had lunch there. I've had many, many Montreal smoked meat sandwiches at the classic old diners in...More

1  Thank Rod H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We swung by Frenchie's while we were waiting to get some tires installed at a nearby tire shop. We happened to be there during happy hour so we decided to try their happy hour deal which was a small classic poutine and a house beer...More

1  Thank kitseng
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My three adult children took me to Frenchie's today in order to celebrate me becoming a Candian citizenship. I have lived in the Vancouver area for almost 20 years and in Canada for 40 years, but I was born in the U.S. Today I proudly...More

1  Thank sherri t
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Having checked into a nearby hotel my wife and I went out looking for lunch and found Frenchies and had a pleasant chat with Frenchy who was in residence. I dived into the excellent classic poutine and a draft beer while my wife ordered a...More

1  Thank Are J
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I spotted this place when we were hungry so poutine was ideal, and it also gave me the chance to introduce my friend to this great late-night Québécois "delicacy". We had it with smoked meat. The atmosphere of this idiosyncratic Canadians (hockey​) and art themed...More

1  Thank Julian H
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Service friendly wife had steamies 2 dogs and poutine. I had the classic I think Montreal smoke meat sandwich 6oz, poutine and a drink. Authentic French Canadian food good place to watch a game on the tvs all around the room. Montreal smoke meat very...More

1  Thank mmmgood92
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I love poutine. My hands down favourite was a chip truck that traveled between Ottawa & Hull that I patronized almost every day for 3 months. Now in Vancouver, I thought I'd never taste that cheesy gravy goodness ever again. Everyone seems to be on...More

2  Thank Ted N
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Although they have moved from downtown, they are now located at 2470 Main St at Broadway. I've been in the neighborhood for 2 years and never happened upon this gem. A truly French Canadian experience. The menu is great, the food is really delish. They...More

2  Thank paulwhodgson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Canadian, French
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1X4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-253-4545
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