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Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar

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765 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
+1 604-688-6368
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
765 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor and staying in the hotel next door we decided to have dinner at Frankie’s ....we were welcomed and sent to a table at the back of the restaurant....our waitress offered the drinks menu, quickly ran through what wines wasn’t...More

1  Thank Darren C
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Hello, We are transitioning into our new wine list and unfortunetly we did not role into the new list properly and we do apologize for the Inconvenience and we realize this is not acceptable. More importantly, we sincerly apologize in the delivery of the service...More

Reviewed April 8, 2018

I dined in the first time I ate. The food was good. The service, on the other hand, was very poor. I and everyone around me had to request their check multiple times before they were able to pay and leave. So, the second time,...More

1  Thank GT6
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Hello, I would like to apologize for the service delay. Our service is one of the pillars we consider consider critical to our success. We obviously failed and would appreciate an oportunity to provide that dining experience we take pride in. Please contact me directly...More

Reviewed March 19, 2018

Arrived at the Georgian Court Hotel around 7:30 and were delighted to see this restaurant attached to the Hotel. The staff were so friendly, the food was delicious and I sent kudos to the Chef for the wonderful taste treats to the mouth. The wings,...More

Thank Elske E
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We went for an Italian dinner at Frankie's with friends yesterday and it was well worth the walk from our home. We were in the mode to dine not just eat so we ordered a bottle of wine and appies: 2 overflowing bowls of mussels....More

1  Thank Caribrice
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We look forward to serving you again. Raffaele

Reviewed March 18, 2018

I was lucky enough to get a seat at the bar on a Saturday night for dinner and jazz. Ate fantastic Italian food, good wine and great jazz. A really great way to spend an evening, whether you are travelling solo or with others.

1  Thank Karl J
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Hello We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself and thank you for allowing us to serve you. Hope to see you again soon. Raffaele

Reviewed March 15, 2018

Four of us went here for dinner before the Trevor Noah comedy show. We found the food was very good. Our selections included lamb shank, arctic char and shrimp scampi pasta. We started with mussels and calamari. A couple martinis and a bottle of wine...More

1  Thank Bluetoids
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming here for at least 15 years or longer. Previously Beatty Street Bar and grill. You used to need to arrive before 5 30 or you couldn’t get in. Slowly it’s changed. Used to have a bbq burger special that went away. The...More

Thank Goldwingman
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Hello, I would like to apologize on your recent experiences at Frankie’s. We do strive to produce authentic Italian food and take great pride in delivering an exceptional dining experience to our guests. We apologize for not delivering the true Frankie’s experience to you and...More

Reviewed March 5, 2018

Frankies is split in to two sides the restaurant and jazz club - on the jazz club side you have simply the best jazz venue west of Toronto. Run by Cory Weeds who ran the famous Cellar Jazz in Kits for over a decade -...More

1  Thank rockerbiff
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Found my way here years ago with my wife and had a simply fantastic, non-rushed meal. This trip, as I was staying at the same place nearby I decided to give it a go again. Fantastic. Waiters and waitresses were all friendly. Asked my waiter...More

1  Thank Michael A
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Very good experience. I was hesitant to book a reservation at a place in a hotel lobby, but the location was good and there were tables available at the last minute so we decided to give it a try. We visited for dinner before an...More

1  Thank Raeleanne
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experiences at Frankie's. We look forward to serving you again. Raffaele

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Jan M
March 10, 2018|
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Response from veronicavanwyk | Reviewed this property |
No it’s pretty casual.
March 8, 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.
February 11, 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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