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La Cigale French Bistro

1961 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1M7, Canada
+1 604-732-0004
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“duck confit” (14 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1961 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1M7, Canada
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We went to have lunch. This time our experience was not satisfactory. It appears that the Restaurante has no maintenance. The service was very distracted and I had to go to the counter to ask for things. The food was normal and the relation between...More

Thank Salvador M
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Ive been here twice now, and both times, the service, the food and the ambiance were amazing. Very French. Definitely have the Croque monsieur at lunch. It is the real deal. Forget about the other lunch places that think they know what a croque monsieur...More

Thank genny333
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Today my wife and I had the occasion to visit a shop on 4th avenue. As we were walking back to the car, we happened to walk by La Cigale Bistro. On a whim we stepped in for lunch. Our lucky day. Our server was...More

1  Thank D G
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Really enjoyed the atmosphere and service. Great last-minute dinner find. Nice range of menu items, and the prix fixe menu is very reasonable!

Thank Zuza K
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

La Cigale is easily one of Vancouver's best brunch spots especially if you love good quality french style food. Service is also excellent. Highly recommend!

Thank ErinandMike2005
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my dining experience at Cigale. I had French onion soup, braised beef cheek, and creme brulee, which all came under a price fixed meal. Superb value for a palate filled journey. I was there catching up with a relative, and the place...More

Thank Bennis1980
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I went there today with my husband for lunch. The food was over the top good!! I had a fabulous creamy dill linguini sauce with clams mussels and smoked salmon. The flavours were unbelievably good. The pasta was perfect and there was so much shell...More

Thank Funnyfunfun
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I am compelled to complete this review because I just finished enjoying what I consider to be the best omelette that I have ever been served. The service was outstanding. The venue and music quintessentially Parisian. The overall atmosphere was a perfect casual cool. That...More

1  Thank roadtested2017
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Rachel was our server and helped create an amazing experience for us at Cigale. In our group of four, two had items from the prix fixe menu and two did not. Everything was absolutely delicious and beautifully presented. Escargot, salad, duck Condit, penne, burger, were...More

2  Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Wonderful food, awesome, friendly service, and very pleasant restaurant! Definitely recommend coming here for family dinner, special occasions, or just a night out! Very French bistro!

1  Thank audrey2chan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1961 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-732-0004
La Cigale French Bistro, serves french cuisine and is located along 4th Avenue, in Vancouver's Kitsilano neighbourhood. Formerly Bistrot Bistro.
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