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Jules Casual French Bistro

#166 of 2,893 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Gastown
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216 Abbott Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2K8, Canada
+1 604-669-0033
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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101 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just enjoyed a very nice meal with my wife and our friends this past Friday and we were very pleased at the quality and flavour of the dishes presented to all of us! The onion soup is truly tremendous in flavour and texture and the liver mousse is the best of any restaurant in the entire city!Don't ever miss the... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend suggested this place for dinner. It's located in a lovely spot of Gastown. I was seated at a table by the window and, while waiting for my friend, I enjoyed looking at the old-school architecture around. The food was good but not exceptional. I had a lovely carrot soup, the steak was nicely done but not that juicy.... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had lunch at this restaurant. There are so many restaurants in Gastown these days and this is one of the restaurants I wanted to try. They have a 3-course menu called "Table D'hote". You can choose either soup or salad, steak or salmon or mussels, and dessert for $30. We wanted to try but we weren't... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon Jules in Gastown and what a great find! Delicious smells as we entered the lobby. It was a busy Saturday night so we were offered the bar while we waited for a table. Celia made us some cracking cocktails - French martini and manhattan. Our table came up and they carried out drinks over for us which was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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101 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Just ate at Jules yesterday for lunch with my wife and was very pleased with the onion soup and the absolutely superb liver mousse.Both dishes are worth while and have been consistent over the past few years.The other dishes we had were below expectations and were not well prepared. The croque monsieur and croque madame were overdone and extremely old... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We brought friends to taste the amazing French Onion soup that we loved so much on our last visit. It passed the test with flying colours but the service, however, fell flat. When a party of four is not asked if they would like another beverage that she a problem. The meat on the charcuterie plate was great but the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across Jules and I'm glad we did. We had the 3 course special for $30 and selected the delicious French Onion Soup, steak and fries and chocolate Terrine. The atmosphere was clean, cosy and French. You could swap the dessert for any other on the menu for $2.50 which we did and had a wonderful Creme Brûlée. Value... More 

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We got hungry late in the afternoon and stumbled upon Jules. It was happy hour and they served a number of small dishes at very good prices. Since we like to sample different dishes this was just what we were looking for. So we ordered some good wine and a couple of small bites each. The French bistro may be... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We intentionally searched for a french bistro. I am french, my son is a french chef, we know what french food is. We were very excited to eat here. it started really well and went downhill from there. The owner was very rude when we asked a simple question. The food was not that good, I have had much better... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Went in early for happy hour and dinner. Wine was pretty good and enjoyed the cheese tray. It was in an interesting, pretty part of Gas Town. Nice ambience, good service and good food. It was completely full by the time we left. Excellent steak & frites

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Abbott Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2K8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-0033

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Gastown
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.
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