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The French Table

3916 Main St | Bc, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P2, Canada
+1 604-689-3237
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
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10:30 - 22:00All hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
3916 Main St | Bc, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Experience we hope we never repeat in a restaurant. From the moment we were seated the staff was already stressed and disorganized. After one hour of repeatedly requesting when meals would appear and watching favored tables receiving theirs, four inedible steaks appeared. They were like...More

1  Thank vagabond2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The French Table is a classic French bistro that’s located on Main Street in Vancouver. Prior to opening The French Table, owner Herve Martin had run the long-standing Hermitage on Robson Street for 24 years. We stopped by in late March for dinner. One side...More

Thank pennyandrusty
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Just discovered a gem of a French Bistro- The French Table on Main Street & 24th Avenue! The owner/chef, Herve Martin, was head chef @ The PanPacific Restaurants from 1995-1997 before moving on to open his own restaurant, L'Hermitage, which he ran very successfully for...More

Thank yvr_april
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The owner is passionate about his cuisine and his restaurant :) Great food and friendly people there! I've been there twice, both times having their Burgundy Fondue.... soooooo good!!! :D The wine soup base tastes excellent and the 5 different sauces are awesome, superior, marvelous!...More

Thank Lily L
Reviewed 5 June 2017

What a great experience. My wife and I really enjoyed our dining there. The place looks very nice and staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Our food was delightfully prepared and presented. We definitely like to go back again.

Thank Hossein K
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Craving a tasty Soupe a l’oignon, we made reservations at The French Table. Interestingly enough they wanted to ensure we were finished by the next sitting (7:15pm) but the place was no busy for a Saturday evening. Overall the food had nice flavors (soup was...More

Thank bm93travel
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Our host had too much traditional French bistro in his heart. The service was indifferent and it took away from the experience. The food was very good. Maybe worth a try when other places are too busy.

Thank AV_29R
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is more than a good restaurant, but a perfect blend of local and international cuisine. The prices are very reasonable and the service is espetacular...and you must try the omelet! It is one of those places you have to go back.

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Server was not attentive to our needs. He took away our wine glasses without even asking us. We had to ask for bread. Asked for water. Did not even ask if our meal were alright. Overall experience was poor. We had duck confit that were...More

Thank Jennifer Y
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

A friend suggested we should go for dinner here for my moms bday. A really great quaint place with good quality food. The service was friendly and the owner is working the room. I will go back for the steak and fries !!!

Thank gregkeith
South Main
South Main, or SoMa, is a neighbourhood in upswing.
Inhabited by young humanitarian professionals in
converted lofts and studio apartments, what was once
an industrial centre is now a wellspring of vintage
and eco fashion shops, contemporary sawdust-floor
galleries, craft beer joints, and basement acting
studios. All set to an Art Deco background with a
strong blue collar sensibility underpinning each new
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3916 Main St | Bc, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Main
  • Neighbourhood: South Main
  • Phone Number: +1 604-689-3237
  • E-mail
Welcome to The French TableFormer Master Executive Chef Herve Martin is proud to present his newest eating establishment, The French Table. Nestled cosily in the Riley Park area on Main St & 23rd Ave, it’s a far away from the former Hermitage restaurant, which was a downtown staple on Robson Street for 24 years until last year. After the developer announced new plans, Herve patiently and rightfully re-located to an area that’s ripe for a surburban French cuisine in this up and coming, bustling area. The French Table still carries the tradition of its former self, especially with the outstanding first class servers, whom he successfully carried over but also has a modern flair. Clean lines, open room, first comes into mind when first stepping inside. Unlike the traditional white table cloths, Herve cleverly designed its logo under the glass tables bearing The French table signature, a very nice touch. Tables line the walls for best view of everything. You can select from a menu created by Master Chef Herve Martin and served in the traditional French style. The critically acclaimed wine list boasts one of the best selections of Burgundy wines in Vancouver and is highlighted with exclusive wines from the family winery in Chamilly, France.
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