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Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar

765 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
+1 604-688-6368
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
765 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Based on reviews I had high expectations. First I called for reservations and was told I didn't need one, just come on in. We came at the time I requested and was told they only had seats at the bar....ok, I can live with that....More

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Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

I would like to apologize for your recent experience at Frankie's. We do strive to deliver exceptional service and great Italian meals and realize we fell short on delivering this experience to you. We are currently updating our wine list and unfortunetly the one that...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

We chose this restaurant because it was close to the venue of a concert we were attending that night. The staff was lovely and the food was really good. There is also an associated jazz bar next door, which could be fun. We didn't have...More

Thank currie5
Reviewed 4 February 2017

My husband and I visited this restaurant after a theater night (31 Jan.). This was our first visit to the place. It was a late dinner (9:30PM) and It happened during the week, maybe so thеre were only 3 tables with people. The service was...More

1  Thank StteIIa
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I picked this restaurant purely by chance when looking for a place to eat before a concert we were attending. WOW!! what a great little place. the atmosphere is quiet, low key with candle light but it is casual comfortable. The food was amazing, the...More

Thank Yooohooo
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Frankie's felt very hit and miss to us. Location is great, decor is aggressively fine, selection is great, and some of the food was delicious (mushroom risotto, lemon tart), some good (lamb, tiramisu), and some not worth it (Stracciatelli Soup). Overall, it was fine, but...More

1  Thank lomimu
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Great location across from BC Place. We stopped in after the boat show. Staff was very good, friendly and great knowledge of the menu. Seating was very comfortable, the booths in the back were perfect. The place was packed, got pretty loud but not too...More

Thank justrewardf4
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Dined here in February 2015 before heading to Queen Elizabeth theatre for a performance. Pretty busy restaurant with theatre goers and others. Good service. Enjoyed my spaghetti with steak and broccoli. Other 3 enjoyed their dinners too of fettuccine and spaghetti with meatballs. Had just...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very nice Italian food. I had breakfast and lunch there as I was staying in the hotel next door. The staff are friendly. Good value for money.

Thank Jazzjazzy
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit and if you happen to get here on a cruise or on your way to whistler, do your self a favour and sample some authentic, excellently served/cooked/presented Italian food. The added bonus of amazing jazz music is the...More

Thank Paulcurtis
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We walked next door from our hotel without any prior knowledge of Frankies. What a great spot. The gnocchi, seafood linguine and steak were all great. Little Miss celebrated her 10th birthday and the staff were very helpful in placing a candle in her gelato....More

Thank Uberdan
Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is
bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their
lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's
plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and
corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau
restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping
options. However, located right on the waterfront of
Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also
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9 March 2017|
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Response from Raffaele A | Property representative |
We do have different genre of live jazz playing in the evenings. Some styles are for a listening audience and others lend itself for quiet conversations.
11 February 2017|
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Response from Mick K | Reviewed this property |
I am not able to give you an answer on this. I strongly suggest you go to their website as they have a link that you can use to ask them this question.
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13 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-688-6368
  • E-mail
Frankie's Italian Kitchen & Bar offers traditional, simple and fresh Italian meals based on family recipes with the flavours of southern Italy as well as newly inspired Italian dishes in a contemporary but classic setting. The menu offers a wide selection of fresh house-made pastas and traditional comfort fare. The bar offers classic cocktails and the wine list is focused on well represented and down-to-earth British Columbia VQA wines and imported Italian wines. Frankie's, true Italian, family food & friends. Close to Rogers Arena and BC Place Stadium.
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