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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)
Open Now
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 28 May 2016 via mobile

We so enjoyed our lunch and our server. So sorry I didn't get her name but she was pleased to know we were "newbies" That saiid, I can tell you we will be repeat customers. The bar is comfortable and the food is great. We...More

Thank TASS14
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived right at opening for lunch. The restaurant was cold as the heat was not turned on early enough. We were greeted and seated promptly. We were offered a choice of three soups and enjoyed seafood chowder and a spicy bean. The hamburger is...More

Thank DewPortland
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Good food and bustling environment. It's on the noisy side, has a full bar with an attached dining room and outside area for pleasant weather. There are a couple of comfort food items on the menu,, and, I almost always get one of these because...More

Thank brucegirl1
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Our oldest son was visiting and we wanted to share this gem with him. The service was excellent.The server was very knowledgeable, not just about the food, but the beer list as well. The food came out in a timely fashion and was most excellent.

Thank beer492
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Excellent food and nice atmosphere. Staff was friendly and professional. The only complaint that I can think of is parking is limited. Will definitely be back!

Thank Juliet4444
debbie b, Owner at Farrar's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

thank you Juliet, we sincerely appreciate your kind words & taking the time to tell others!

Reviewed 24 February 2016

Have been here a number of times but this was first time in restaurant section. I like the fact that you are able to order off the happy hour menu without having to be in the bar-- most places won't let you do this. We...More

1  Thank travelor466
debbie b, Owner at Farrar's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

we are glad you enjoyed happy hour in our restaurant, to let you know .....we also will offer happy hour on our patio in the spring & summer too :) we appreciate you taking the time to tell others of your experience at Farrar's Bistro!

Reviewed 11 February 2016

My wife and I have been to Farrar's a number of times and always enjoy the food and drink they offer. The smoked salmon wontons and artichoke dip are 2 of our favorites. They have a good one selection and roughly 8 microbrews on tap....More

Thank BeachRPh
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Big city menu with relaxing fun atmosphere without the traffic issue of heading to Portland. Inviting new addition taking over the entire building was long overdue!!! Fantastic for date night, family night, friend time, client treat and everything in between.

Thank Karlakizer
Reviewed 4 February 2016

The restaurant was crowded and the service was a bit slow. It was fine, we weren't in a hurry. Ordered the Salmon Won Tons as an appetizer - YUM! I had a salad with the lemon/garlic dressing and it was fantastic. We plan to visit...More

Thank dnelson_13
debbie b, Owner at Farrar's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

thank you for dining with us when you were in town, we appreciate you feedback & glad you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed 29 January 2016

Excellent local bar and restaurant-the owner is very friendly and the staff is helpful. I recommend their happy hour which is almost everyday!

Thank patti o
debbie b, Owner at Farrar's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

thank you Patti for taking the time to tell others of our bistro, we appreciate your business & support!

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Questions & Answers
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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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