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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“duck confit” (14 reviews)
“baguette” (8 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
French, European, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1961 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1M7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 5 days ago

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!

Thank audrey2chan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love a good croque monsieur for lunch. La Cegale tops all those we have tried elsewhere (including many places in the U.S. and in Franch. It is served on a plank along with crisp fries.

Thank fnewton2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a not so much on the menu to choose from but the food will make it up to you .. Taste is just something .. We actually enjoyed our dine :)

Thank fayblife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on the whim, and were completely delighted. They were extremely flexible about accommodating our request for vegetarian and gluten free food. The mushroom truffle pasta tasted like something straight out of Paris. The omelette tasted as good as it looked. Best of...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Prix Fixe Menu at C$32 is a very good value at this restaurant. It is not available on Friday or Saturday nights. I have never been disappointed with my selection.

Thank Chris-YVR
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The food is pretty good and reasonably priced. But the front of the house is a disaster. Waitresses after nice but they are disorganized and understaffed. 20 minutes for a Caesar because the waitress / bartender (they do double duty) could not find the salt....More

Thank Ben R
Jason_LaCigale, Owner at La Cigale French Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you Ben for taking the time to communicate your dissatisfaction. We truly appreciate your review, as we are trying to grow and provide an enjoyable experience for all of our guests. If I am correct you came in for Mothers Day brunch, at or...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

I have been here twice now. Once we were a table of two and the most recent time with a large group. Having a standing menu angled so you can read it to choose your meal is kind of neat. Allows them to update their...More

Thank Where_to_travel_next
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were excited to see a little French bistro on our shopping excursion and went in for lunch. Our waitress gave us good service throughout the meal. We ordered escargots as an appetizer to share. I ordered the croque monsieur sandwich. My...More

Thank notso799
Jason_LaCigale, Owner at La Cigale French Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Sorry to hear this feedback. This is very serious to us, as we take food safety with the utmost importance. We pride ourselves on working in a clean and organized environment with properly sanitized utensils and equipment. Following proper cooking times and temperatures and cooling...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Slow, Slow, Slow service. Only one waiter for the entire restaurant. The waiter is at the same time the barman. Very disappointing service. The food was ok but took hours. By the time we were finished dinner most of the deserts were sold out. This...More

Thank gus56-canada
Jason_LaCigale, Owner at La Cigale French Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

First of let me apologize for the lack of service provided to you at your recent trip to La Cigale. It was clear that you were unhappy with the service during your time of dinning. Although we made things up to you by providing a...More

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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, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 14:30
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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