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Chez Michel Restaurant

1373 Marine Dr, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1B6, Canada
+1 604-926-4913
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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1373 Marine Dr, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1B6, Canada
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

My elderly mother and I have eaten at Chez Michele's every Friday, for the last 2 years. My mother has a limited diet and they are always very accommodating to prepare something that works for her. I never grow tired of the delicious selection of...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My wife and I and another couple dined at Chez Michel on Saturday evening. Over the last several decades the four of us have dined here together at least once or twice a year. It is not a great (as in "WOW!) French restaurant and...More

Thank Ted H
Reviewed 25 November 2016

When we think of French cuisine on the North Shore, Chez Michel comes to mind first and foremost! This fine restaurant in West Vancouver is celebrating its 37th anniversary this year. A couple of days ago we met our friends there for dinner. I had...More

Thank JColby
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Friends brought us here. They've been attending for two generations - since it opened. The menu hasn't apparently changed much but I found classic French dishes I haven't had for years prepared very capably with obvious attention to creating a repeatable pleasant experience. Darn tasty...More

Thank BarristerBoy
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We had heard so much about this restaurant that we felt we had to try it out. Unfortunately our experience for dinner was not great. We had a nice table and the server was good....but the meal itself was simply not memorable. It might have...More

Thank blanca10
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We have just moved to west Vancouver, and saw that Chez Michel had a three course special on to mark their 37th anniversary. That sounds like a place that has stood the test of time! And by the first course, chez Michel had already proved...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 24 March 2016

There is nothing like French Cuisine, but his is NOT the old, heavy sauces and food, this is a delicious, lighter version everyone loves. It's a treat to dine at Chez Michel,,,,Small, intimate dinning room, upstairs, overlooking Ambleside, it's an old favorite of many who...More

Thank Heidewind1943
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Chez Michel hasn't changed very much in the last number of years and that is a good thing. Consistent quality and presentation, quiet capable service, a reasonably priced wine list and great tasting food. The decor is dated (but the view is still there for...More

Thank 1943Canuck
Reviewed 3 February 2016

This restaurant has been in West Vancouver for a very long time and has survived where many others have not - a real favourite with the locals. It is in an unassuming building with a small door off Marine Drive. The view used to be...More

Thank 12Evelyn
Reviewed 29 October 2015

My wife and I enjoyed dinner yesterday evening (October 27th) at Chez Michel with another couple who have frequented the Restaurant on a regular basis over the years. Each of us ordered a different "main" and all were very good - the sign of a...More

Thank 252Peter252
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1373 Marine Dr, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1B6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  West Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-926-4913
  • E-mail
Located on the 2nd floor in the Entrance block of the Ambleside village of West Vancouver overlooking the beach and Stanley Park. Owner operated 40 seats white table cloths cafe/restaurant style with classics french fare.Allergies and any special diets needs guests welcome.3 minutes drive from Lions Gate Bridge, 10 minutes drive from Grouse mountain or Capilano suspension bridge.
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