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Bistro Pastis

2153 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1N7, Canada
+1 604-731-5020
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“steak tartare” (10 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2153 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1N7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us went to Pastis tonight. It was very quiet, which we enjoyed. The duck confit was sooooo delicious. Two table mates enjoyed the calf's liver. Salads were different and tasty, onion soup was a hit. Chocolate ganache tart made an enjoyable dessert. Service...More

Thank ClaudiaCanadian
StefenYVR, Owner at Bistro Pastis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Claudia, Thank-you for the good review. We do provide a cozy atmosphere were conversation can be enjoyed along with the food and wine. Stefen

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For probably the fourth time this year, we lunched here because the overall food quality and the service are well above average for North American restaurants.The menu is a sort-of-1950's French Bistro style: onion soup, steak & chips, quiches, moules, and seafood with middle-class prices....More

Thank majordud
JohnYVR751, Owner at Bistro Pastis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Major, I am glad that you enjoyed your experience and that you usually enjoy your experience. If you are disappointed with anything, frites or otherwise, please let us know so that we can change that. thanks again, Stefen

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Our visit was prompted by a desire for traditional bistro fare - escargot, steak and frites, cassoulet, and such. Bistro Pastis did not disappoint. Our meals were excellent from beginning to end, as was the service and atmosphere of the establishment.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My sweetie and I enjoyed a lovely brunch at this small but classy-cute eatery in Kits. It was our first visit, we were enticed by a brunch Groupon for two discounted meals. The restaurant was full on a Sunday at 1pm. The coffee was excellent...More

Thank 346laurieb
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We were having a nice experience until my wife's dinner arrived. The Halibut she ordered had bacon in it. We don't eat bacon, the cook and server should have know this as the Appy we ordered had bacon and we requested to have it removed....More

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JohnYVR751, Owner at Bistro Pastis, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hello, I am sorry that you evening was not enjoyable and that there was a misunderstanding about the Halibut. The server should have reminded you that there was bacon with the Halibut. Stefen

Reviewed 23 April 2017

No one is thrilled to hear one of your favorite restaurants has been sold. (I can think of a few I wish would sell ...) So when Bistro changed hands this year we were concerned. Now after a few visits (brunch - lunch - dinner)...More

Thank pcryan5
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The ownership changed around the end of 2016 as Jean (John) said goodbye to his beautiful restaurant. The new owners have kept up the high standards. The food is delicious, great service and wonderful ambience. We were delighted with our waiter Ben who was so...More

1  Thank boneblast
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Back in 2013, we first visited Bistro Pastis during their Dine Out Vancouver event and I’ve been meaning to come back for a revisit ever since. We finally got our chance back in December when we stopped by for lunch. First on the table was...More

1  Thank pennyandrusty
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We haven't been to this restaurant for more than 5 years. It was Okay before. Recently, we heard a lot of good reviews and learnt that the restaurant is under new management. So we take the plunge and go to give it a try. It...More

1  Thank Shiva_Dragon
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Been living in Vancouver for 20 years but have never heard of this restaurant until I saw a deal on Travelzoo, so I decided to try it out. Food was surprisingly good. Bread is freshly baked - Crunchy on the outside, hot and soft inside....More

1  Thank piggy10786
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2153 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1N7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-731-5020
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Located on Kitsilano’s bustling West 4th Avenue. Winner of the Georgia Straight's Golden Plate for 'Best French Restaurant' we bring our exceptional skills for gastronomy and hospitality to our guests by providing an intimate and authentic French dining experience that is unparalleled in Vancouver’s restaurant scene.

With its elegant white tablecloth setting, crackling fireplace and long, comfortable banquette seating, guests can ease into this sophisticated restaurant and begin their meal by choosing from over 300 wines and champagnes from every corner of France and around the world.

Open every day for lunch and dinner and brunch on weekends, the Bistro Pastis team welcome you to dine from plates served with delicate style and outstanding flavours.
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