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Farrar's Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Healthy, American
12514 NW 36th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98685-2227
+1 360-571-7005
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
“fish tacos” (8 reviews)
“meatloaf” (5 reviews)
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Grill, Healthy, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
12514 NW 36th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98685-2227
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Farrar's is a neighborhood restaurant, which has a substantial bar scene, an active happy hour, and packed dining areas. There is really no competition in the immediate area of suburban homes, which I assume supports its active life style. When we were there, the customers...More

1  Thank bobrosie
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Went for my birthday dinner gift on 11/26 after wanting to try it for a long time. Cool vibe outside, parking lot packed. Inside, only a few diners at 7p. Bar area must have been full. Dining area was dark and bare feeling. Just rusty...More

1  Thank Robin J
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I've come here a few times for HH. It's a nice place. I really enjoy the food and the cocktails are acceptable. It's one of the best places to go in Vancouver.

Thank KendraDawnRN
Reviewed 17 November 2016

A must visit bistro in Vancouver WA. The menu steps to a new platform in variety and tastes than the other dining options in the area.

Thank Stacy L
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Our family has been having lunch since Farrar's opened. We actually have a history that predates the restaurant. Our son was getting married at the church down the street and we needed a place for the reception. There was an old grange looking building, however...More

Thank rrosepetal
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Terrific chicken pot pie; lovely puff pastry over homemade chicken and vegetable pin served in a skillet...followed by a GF brownie with chocolate and peanut butter ice cream...this is a perfect menu for a chilly autumn afternoon. Some may find the bistro a bit noisy...More

1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is our 'go to place' in the Felida area of Vancouver - we've been 9-10 times in the last year and have always left pleased. Excellent rotating craft beer list and great daily meal specials - we are always interested in hearing what the...More

1  Thank oldranger81
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A great local bistro for upscale and modest food as well as a neighborhood bar to hang out in or outside! A great menu for food and drinks, however, I also will agree with others that the prices were on the high side for a...More

1  Thank costaricatravel09
Reviewed 26 September 2016

6 of us went for dinner, and everybody's meal was good. I know because we shared appetizers and meals. We arrived during Happy Hour and benefited from the discounted prices, too. The service was good: attentive and timely. I don't live in the area and...More

2  Thank FFtravels
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This rustic little bistro is tucked into the unassuming Felida bedroom community next to a gas station. The menu is quite varied with wonderful small plates and varied wine list. I enjoyed appetizers with 2 girlfriends. The portions were generous and the 3 we ordered...More

2  Thank Pamela R
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Rene B
7 May 2018|
Response from Ridgefield_Gates | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is some outdoor seating. Not sure about dogs...
Cathy D
4 June 2016|
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Response from beer492 | Reviewed this property |
I know the restaurant can seat that many, but I would call in advance for a group that large.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12514 NW 36th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98685-2227
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 360-571-7005
  • E-mail
Located north of Vancouver lake in the Felida neighborhood, this quaint bistro offers unique lunch & dinner options. All fish, chicken, pork & beef are hand rubbed & smoked on premise. Dressings, marinades, salads & sauces are from scratch. We are committed to using fresh & local ingredients whenever possible. Lunch offers panini's, sandwiches, burgers, salads & soup. Dinner boasts several fresh fish options, riester farms lamb, signature picatta, mac & cheese, pulled pork platter, burgers, filet & an array of salads! Also offering TWO HAPPY HOURS in the bar daily from 4:00 - 6:00pm and 8:30- 10:30pm!
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