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The Truffle House & Cafe

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2452 Marine Drive | Dundarave Village, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V1L1, Canada
+1 604-922-4222
08:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 08:30 - 14:30
Wed - Fri 08:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 14:30
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West Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and service. Another Vancouver hidden gem. The only issue is sometimes it's closed when it says it should be open. I would always return and recommend though.

Thank VanMatty
West Vancouver, Canada
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134 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My husband and I and another couple had dinner at The Truffle House one Saturday night. Although we all live on the North Shore, three of our party had never been to The Truffle House and I had only been there for lunch. We all were pleasantly surprised at how much we enjoyed the meal. As appetizers we had two... More 

Thank Siwa08
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Ate brunch here two weekends in a row it was that good. Owner was lovely felt like we were a guest in her home. Next weekend the owner was not there but rest assured she obviously has hand picked her staff because they were wonderful. Can hardly wait to visit for dinner.

Thank aliii
Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We had our Christmas party at this restaurant. What an amazing place. The appetizers were delicious and so beautifully plated. Each dish was not only scrumptious but was a perfect portion. The service was absolutely outstanding. The atmosphere was very inviting. This restaurant is a true gem.

Thank ptens70
North Vancouver, Canada
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The crepes are real galettes - just like in Brittany - with a range of different fillings. The staff are charming French women - and very efficient - so the whole meal was a delight. Even the coffee was excellent. apparently they are only open for dinner on FridaySaturday,

Thank MikeReb
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

First visit to this restaurant and food was excellent. Service was very attentive and friendly with constant top ups of coffee. Very enjoyable brunch. Small place and obviously very popular by how busy it was on a Monday morning.

Thank JaDavid
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited with our Daughter this past weekend for an early dinner, on this occasion we all decided to order courses we had not tried before and were all delighted with our choices. Started with the Charcuterie share plate, ample if not generous portion of fresh sliced meats and cheeses with a delicious dipping sauce. Main courses of steelhead trout... More 

Thank Chelsea62s
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Visited this lovely restaurant with friends in September. What a little gem. Immediately felt at home with the relaxed atmosphere and convivial host. The food was of the best quality and tasted sublime. A visit to this restaurant should not be missed, thank you for this taste of France. Bon appetite!!

Thank TaniaLouise
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for breakfast as it was recommended to me by another restaurant. Very fun room with lots of color and energy. It is a small place with an open kitchen. Its very clean and I love being able to see the kitchen and whos making my food. I had their crepes and they were very nice. I dont think... More 

Thank Meatandcheeze
West Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

One of my favourites! This restaurant has an in incredibly delicious menu and the best wait staff in West Van. Every meal I've had here is presented so beautifully and the dining experience is always relaxed and so enjoyable! And the food … always perfect!! Don't miss the Truffles experience!!!

Thank Ann4248

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
French, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2452 Marine Drive | Dundarave Village, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V1L1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  West Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-922-4222
It can be described as a restaurant, coffee shop, caterer, boutique and evenart gallery, but The Truffle House & Café is truly a warm place to eat European cuisine at a very reasonable price. Philippe & Fabienne Chaber have created a cozyand comfortable atmosphere and offer a delicious combination of French, Italian and West Coast specialties that your taste buds will love.Fabienne was taught the art of gastronomy in France by Michelin Star chefs Michel Mico and Jean Sulpice. With Philippe, they managed one of the biggest gastronomy and entertainment resorts of the French Riviera (Cap d'Antibes), La Maison des Pêcheurs.In the kitchen, the "West Coast touch" is provided by Dundarave's very own James Hodgins, former Beach House restaurant executive chef. Part of their mission is to "democratize" the truffle – to allow people to add truffle, truffle butter, truffle oil, or truffle sauce to their meals at reasonable prices.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?