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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 good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
765 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Nice ambiance, friendly staff and great food! A little on the pricey side when you first look at what's offered vs. the price on the menu, but the portion size and quality match the price in the end.

Thank Althorpe73
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Booked reservations for 5 PM pre-hockey game and they were ready for us. Surprised to find Happy Hour appetizers for our light meal at that time. Had a great BC red wine at a very fair price - for the whole meal for that matter....More

1  Thank krpott
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Made reservations at last minute and it was well worth it. Service and Food was great and waitress was able to squeeze us in over at the Jazz Club even though their billet was full. Fun Night

1  Thank wingerdt
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Excellent and unique experience on the vancouver restaurant scene. Surely a must try for locals and tourists alike. Bit of an older crowd, but very lively. Fun place for a small group or date night. Very noisy, when jazz band plays. Excellent and professional jazz...More

Thank Mwellaby
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

We went to dinner for my friend’s Birthday and also that was dine out Vancouver. So restaurant was fully booked. Their atmosphere and music was great. I ordered Butternut Squash Soup, Meat Tortellini a la Pana, Lavender Crème Brulee. Soup was good but meat tortellini...More

Thank Satomi M
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Tried this restaurant only because of it's proximity to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Had an 5:30pm reservation, no one in the restaurant and the hostess tried to seat me in the back of the room next to the kitchen entrance. I asked if we could...More

Thank NortVanTripOhOlic
Reviewed January 30, 2018

My friends and I stayed at the Georgian Court Hotel and decided to have dinner at Frankie's! It was a great choice! Hostess sat us right away, food was amazing, and our service was great! We even had a chance listen to live music! I...More

1  Thank edelainer
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

We're very happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves at Frankie's. Thank you for the kind comments. Raffaele

Reviewed January 29, 2018

The food, wine and service was top notch! They even knew how to build a "rusty nail" and "brown cow" ( a dying art..). Then at 8 pm unexpectedly we were entertained by an awesome live Jazz band complete with an imported keyboard player from...More

1  Thank Ken W
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at Frankie's. We appreciate you comments. Thank you

Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Located on Beatty St. right opposite the entrance to BC Place offering a decent lunch spot before the Show! Average food (scampi not breaded) and expensive wine ($30 carafe) but the cheesecake was good and the coffee fresh. Guess convenience is what you pay for!More

Thank djangoGibsons
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Hello We do strive to produce authentic Italian food and take great pride in delivering an exceptional dining experience to our guests. We have built our reputation on serving quality Italian food and genuine hospitality. We apologize for not delivering the true Frankie’s experience to...More

Reviewed January 20, 2018

I really liked this restaurant last year and looked forward to going back again. Unfortunately, the food is not so good now. The pasta was stuck together and my dish was pretty tasteless all round. It turns out they've changed the chef. Shame.More

Thank Jazzjazzy
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Hello, Our menu is designed with many classic and family reciepes. Our kitchen team follows standard routines and procedures while preparing all menu items. Unfortunetly, it seems on your last visit we fell short on delivering the true Frankie's experience. We will be reviewing our...More

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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$27
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Kids
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
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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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