Market by Jean-Georges Restaurant

4.6
1861 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Contemporary Canadian
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  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
The concept of the “hotel as a home” extends to the restaurant as its casual family kitchen. Inspired by the casual, simple elegance of modern dining, Jean-Georges has created menus that emphasize fresh, locally produced ingredients, served in a sleek and sophisticated setting.


A destination restaurant with four distinct experiences: an intimate second dining room featuring a fireplace, a heated outdoor seasonal Terrace with city views, an enticing Bar and a sophisticated Dining Room. The full menu is available in all areas of the restaurant.

The Outdoor ( Seasonal ) Terrace and Bar are on a first come first served basis.


Please be advised that parties of seven or more are subject to an 18% automatic gratuity.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary Canadian, Seafood, Global, International
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Hours of Operation
Open 7 days a week.

Breakfast from 7:00am - 11:00am daily
Lunch from 11:30am - 2:30pm Monday to Friday
Brunch from 11:30am - 3pm Saturday and Sunday
Dinner from 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Bar Menu at our Bar and Lounge from Sunday - Thursday 11:30am - 11:00 pm, Friday & Saturday 11:30am- 12:00am.
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Phone number
(604) 695-1115
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Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Ken Nakano
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Cross Street
Thurlow Street
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Parking Details
Secured underground Valet parking as well as Impark Self Park is located at 1137 Alberni Street (on the 1100 block of Alberni Street between the Coastal Church and Urban Fare). Follow the Shangri-La sign down the ramp.

The street level entrance to Market by Jean-Georges is accessible from 1115 Alberni Street. A glass elevator is also available to the left of the restaurant entrance, directly beside the Urban Fare grocery store.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

MARKET'S four distinct rooms, each with their own character, allow you to tailor-make an evening and create a memorable experience. SIMPLE. ELEGANT. CREATIVE.

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Portland
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Breaks between courses was a little long, and it wasn’t too busy, but other than that...an excellent dinner experience. Definitely repeatable.

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very accommodating !! Friendly servers! Amazing cocktails!

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Vancouver
36 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic dining experience from booking the reservation to paying the bill!
Staff that greeted us, served us, cooked for us were all fantastic!
Table of four adults everyone had an appetizer & an entree & we shared 2 bottles of gorgeous BC wines. We shared 1 sourdough round to start. It was a special occasion celebrating 2 birthdays one of them a milestone birthday so I had arranged the day before for something special. Bobby surprised our table with 2 lovely deserts to share that were the restaurants specialty. Peanut butter chocolate pâté style dessert & white chicolate cheesecake w/ meringue shards. Fabulous way to finish our evening.
Our friends from Switzerland were suitable impressed.
We will be back as the menu needs more discovering!

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B
Vancouver
17 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 2Food 1Service 3Ambience 3

Ordered Seared Scallop & Shrimp salad as appetizers. Scallop tasted fair, Shrimp dressing was overly sour. The 2 mains were Halibut and Steelhead, Halibut was fairly cooked, sauce was slightly salty. The Steelhead was too salty, the entire plate was not eaten. Dessert was Almond tart, tasted strange, server said was gluten free and vegetarian. Doesn't taste and look like a tart, just a square piece of loosly flour put together. Service was good though and the Steelhead was not charged. Overall it was a disappointing meal, was here 2 years back, the food tasted better then.

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New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous.. wait staff top notch
Amazing drinks and food
Plus the ambiance is off the charts

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We had the tasting menu and were delighted with all the courses. Our typically non-dessert eating companion pronounced the dessert “perfect-not too much, not too sweet, lots of intriguing flavour!” Fabulous attentive service.

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Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Impeccable service from the moment we walked in here. The bartenders, the wait staff the entire management are excellent. The scallops, lamb and chicken are all outstanding.
Will try the pasta on our next visit!

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n
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and delicious food! Choice of indoor and outdoor seating! Would definitely return!

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Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Terrific meal. Excellent and attentive service. Calm, elegant setting. A welcome new addition to our frequent dining out routine.

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p
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

The food, in our opinion, was not worth the price. We both ordered the tasting menu, and although I would point out that the food was expertly prepared, there wasn't one dish that I would talk about or ever go back for. Our food bill (not including alcohol) was almost $200 - and for the price, we didn't see the value. We would likely not return. The service and ambiance were great. We were there for our 10 year anniversary and wanted a special experience. It was obvious to us that some tables were treated better than others, as we watched several couples being treated to very special service and attention.

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Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Nous sommes en vacances et originaires du Québec: service très attentionné et en français! Tous ont fait un effort pour nous présenter les plats et les vins du menu dégustation en français même si l’anglais aurait aussi bien fonctionné avec nous. Un service très soigné et personnalisé! Une cuisine raffinée et tout à fait délicieuse ! Un trésor national :) !! Merci pour cette belle soirée !

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G
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

If your looking to go to a romantic date with your special one this is the place to go! The ambience was very romantic and the service was the best i’ve received in vancouver! Would recommend 10/10!

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very nice. It was to celebrate my boyfriend’s birthday

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GL
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Dil was such a fun waiter to have for the evening. Highly recommend!

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New England
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was transcendental.

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C
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Very Good Food, Excellent Service. Definitely will recommend to friends.

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DS
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My friend wanted to order something that wasn't on the brunch menu (eggs benedict) and the restaurant had no problem providing them with what they wanted. We were given some delicious amuse bouche and madeleines gratis as a starter. My vegan truffle mushroom pizza was decadent and delicious.

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L
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Super friendly service. I made reservations for my sister’s birthday and they gave her a complimentary dessert and a little birthday postcard. Definitely recommend if you are willing to splurge a little.

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a
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

What a brilliant night. We have visited Michelin restaurants throughout the world but this restaurant blew us away.
We sat in the atrium with chandelier lighting overlooking a part of the city that made us feel like we were a part of the excitement of New York City.
We were greeted by Dil. What a sweet man. His warmth and gentle attention made us feel like family. His suggestions regarding the menu were spot on and our tasting 5 course meal was absolutely unbelievable.
We met Louigi too. He was our wine pairing expert and his choices for each course was so precise. Louigi also stayed with us after our meal to entertain us with some exquisite digestives, absolutely gorgeous.
Our chef, Alex came out to see how we were enjoying our night, and what an amazingly talented man. His fresh and thoughtful food was pure magic.
This was our first visit and certainly not our last.
Thankyou Dil, Alex and Louigi for making this an unforgettable experience.
P.S. I’ve already booked to come back for lunch. 💋

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DD
Palm Springs
13 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Market by Jean-Georges is one of our two favorite restaurants in Vancouver. This restaurant serves brilliantly prepared, creative food from the region that is absolutely delicious. There is also a great bar with wonderful wine and cocktails. The staff is outstanding. There is nothing about this place that we do not love, enough so that we are eating there twice on an eight-day vacation.

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Amazing food with local ingredients. Excellent tasting menu with wine pairings. We had the best service here of our whole Vancouver long week.

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1 review
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was amazing. Tuna tartare was as good as I’ve ever had. Halibut, Steelhead and Sablefish were spectacular. Recommend dining outside on patio.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

We came with no exception but left pleasantly surprised. We will be back. The scallop appetizer was phenomenal!

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PC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

This restaurant may be overlooked because it's not visible from street. However, the decor is beautiful, and the food is consistently very good. Staff is friendly and professional.

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MZ
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

food is amazing!

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BR
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic food, beautiful venue inside & on the beautiful patio!

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New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This place is phenomenal! The food is AMAZING! Of course I shouldn't be surprised because it's Jean-Georges but I really do love the food. I can for brunch and ordered the avocado toast with the poached eggs. And also ordered the bacon, roasted heirloom tomatoes, roasted potatoes, and croissants. It was all delicious! And of course, last but not the least, the staff was wonderful! Very attentive & super helpful! I will definitely be back & will recommend to everyone!

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New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Stellar overall. Excellent tasting menu with wine pairing

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DS
Vancouver
11 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We always go to Market for special occasions (birthdays or anniversaries or weddings), or whenever we have foodie friends come into town. I have been vegan for nine years and it's the best place in town to be able to enjoy a superior quality meal for everyone at the table. The meat eaters get a gourmet meal and so do I! Everyone wins!

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CS
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

I would absolutely recommend this place. I was there for my birthday dinner, which was amazing. We got complimentary prosecco, as well as a complimentary dessert. The food was more than amazing, the staff super friendly and caring. They even created an extra cocktail for my friend who wasn't sure what she would like.
Best restaurant in Vancouver :)

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KL
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Staff were so kind and attentive. Food was great and very creative. Ambience was cozy but also chic. Would definitely recommend for a first date or a large group gathering.

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New Mexico
6 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The stellar terrace setting for dinner provided a superb opportunity to appreciate the beauty of Vancouver. The added touch of the attractive blanket helped when a breeze cropped up. Having visited Granville Public Market that afternoon, we definitely noted how truly fresh the ingredients were for the selection of dishes we shared. The Market by Jean-Georges certainly deserved its name for the top notch menu, supreme creativity and exquisite presentation of the honeydew gazpacho with prawns and macrons, a pair of salads (special kudos to the salad combination of beets and blackberries with cashews and granola), and the scallops with roasted cauliflower and caper/raisin emulsion. The peanut butter chocolate bar lives on in my tastebuds' Hall of Fame. Our waiter was congenial and fun to chat with as each course arrived. Even the black marble bathrooms were striking.
My friend and I come from culinary/catering backgrounds and have to gush about this memory-making dining experience.

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Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was the most outstanding experience I’ve ever had there! They are so sensitive to people’s allergies and don’t just make do to create something very special indeed.

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m
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Bearing the name jean goeorge, yet average food and service. Not NYC standards

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DM
San Diego
54 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great & creative food. Fantastic service. Nice wine list with excellent help form the server in assisting with pick a bottle. Although the restaurant was a little tricky to find...we got a good story out of it. We walked into the market next door and asked where the restaurant Market was. They pointed to the back of the store where they have a cafeteria...too funny.

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1 review
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding service... we were given a table with a view just like we requested... . Great service by our waiter ...Nice drinks and the meal was delicious...Definitely love the oysters...

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food , services and environment

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Vancouver
15 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was lovely. A nice treat.
The room is beautiful.
Service was very attentive. Kanis was our server.
Food was to die for.
Had truffle pizza, tuna salad, halibut and chocolate peanut butter bar.
Would recommend for business lunch and special occasion.

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TS
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our server, Dyllan was a very pleasing man who was very enthusiastic to make sure our first experience with Market was memorable. It was my father's birthday, but I didn't not tell them, and they were disappointed, because they would have given us a complimentary cake. It's the thought that counts, thank you Market

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L
San Diego
34 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Attractive dining room with comfortable seating and good spacing between tables. My first course, the fois gras was over sauced and not inspiring, however my wife’s shrimp salad with champagne sauce was excellent. The short ribs may have been the best either of has ever eaten and the rack of lamb was
well prepared

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