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Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar

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765 Beatty Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
+1 604-688-6368
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07:00 - 00:00
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Sun 07:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Stony Mountain, Manitoba
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pro: Restaurant is spacious and tastefully decorated. Cons: - minestrone soup had so much zucchini that it should have been called zucchini soup. - Lasagna was overcooked and really salty. I did not finish it. - Service was OK but no inquiry about why I picked out a pile of zucchini, why I did not finish the lasagna or whether... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We started with the antipasto followed by a pair of seafood linguini.......dessert was the tiramisu. Our dinner arrived promptly and the service prompt but not intrusive. Parking was a challenge and I can imagine it would be a nightmare when there's games at BC Place and Rogers Arena

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Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here for breakfast and lunch during a business trip. Food is consistent and so is the service. pizza is pretty good.

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Squamish, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been a few time .. always enjoyable . Very casual very chillaxed very enjoyable. The servers are a lot of fun and know their jobs ,they are great locals and a great asset to the business . Had a few of the dishes on the menu always done well, tasty and hot . Chef seems to have the... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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259 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Frankie's Jazz club is adjacent to the restaurant and serves the same food. We had an excellent "homestyle" Italian dinner (great gnocchi). Service was very good. But most important, the music was superb. And as advertised, the clientele are there to listen. No idle table chatter. A wonderful evening and our new favorite spot in Vancouver.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on reviews I had high expectations. First I called for reservations and was told I didn't need one, just come on in. We came at the time I requested and was told they only had seats at the bar....ok, I can live with that. Then I proceeded to order a bottle of wine, and the first eight (yes, eight)... More 

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Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for your recent experience at Frankie's. We do strive to deliver exceptional service and great Italian meals and realize we fell short on delivering this experience to you. We are currently updating our wine list and unfortunetly the one that was provided to you was not intended to be out in circulation and we do... More 

North Vancouver, BC
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant because it was close to the venue of a concert we were attending that night. The staff was lovely and the food was really good. There is also an associated jazz bar next door, which could be fun. We didn't have a reservation, but we were early enough to get a table. You should probably make... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this restaurant after a theater night (31 Jan.). This was our first visit to the place. It was a late dinner (9:30PM) and It happened during the week, maybe so thеre were only 3 tables with people. The service was friendly. The place was quiet and cozy. We ordered appetizers-gnocchi with pancetta, "Diablo" pizza, 6oz... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I picked this restaurant purely by chance when looking for a place to eat before a concert we were attending. WOW!! what a great little place. the atmosphere is quiet, low key with candle light but it is casual comfortable. The food was amazing, the seats were comfortable, the wait staff friendly and accommodating. Lovely, will for sure be back!!... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frankie's felt very hit and miss to us. Location is great, decor is aggressively fine, selection is great, and some of the food was delicious (mushroom risotto, lemon tart), some good (lamb, tiramisu), and some not worth it (Stracciatelli Soup). Overall, it was fine, but nothing that made us want to rush back. There are lots of other restaurants to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 27
Cuisine
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 Beatty Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-688-6368
Description
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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