Provence Marinaside

4.5
1808 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Seafood
Top tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
  • Outdoor Eating

COZY. WARM. DELICIOUS.


Nestled beside False Creek in the heart
of Yaletown, Provence Marinaside offers
Vancouver’s most delicious, social, and
refined dining experience.Award winning
wine list with over 100 wines by the glass,
and extensive reserve wine list. A visit to
the South of France without the jet lag.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Mediterranean, French
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Hours of Operation

Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 11:30am

Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm

Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Dinner: Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm

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Phone number
(604) 681-4144
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Jean-Francis Quaglia
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Private Party Contact
Lisa Baldwin or Emrys Horton: (604) 681-4144 ext. 3
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Davie
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Parking Details

There is a parkade under the Urban Fare which is just around the corner from us. Please bring in the bottom stub from your parking receipt and we will take the first hour of parking off of your bill.

There is also street parking, metered until 10:00pm

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Public Transit
Stadium Skytrain
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1808 People Are Saying
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PV
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Very good place to eat. Service was excellent. Servant Michelle die everything needed for good service. Meals were very nice to look at and taste very good.

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F
Little Rock
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We arrived an hour early on a Saturday night, but they were able to quickly accommodate us. The server was excellent, and helped us to make our decisions. Excellent food, fresh, well prepared, and beautifully presented.

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L
Vancouver
17 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Creative and delicious cuisine, great service, live music on Wednesdays, active patio with False Creek view.

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G
Chicago
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful dinner. Rack of lamb was outstanding as were the prawns and halibut meals. A bit spendy , but well worth it. The live jazz that evening was great too.

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PM
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Very nice overall experience, but I was a tad disappointed that my parking was not fully validated (as your website had implied). I would have been OK if there had been no offer of reimbursement.

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a
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My partner was celebrating becoming a lawyer so we made a reservation for a family lunch. Our server and the rest of the staff were attentive, warm and friendly. Everyone enjoyed their food - the plate du jour being the favorite.

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JR
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Nice restaurant with tasty food at moderate prices in a beautiful Yaletown almost waterfront location. My only complaint about restaurant is that since being renovated a couple years ago the space is noisier but by no means a deal breaker.

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l
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was a birthday dinner for my wife. Six of us enjoyed a delicious dinner, excellent service from our waitress right to the bus staff. It's pricey of course but very good. The location is quite nice, if the weather was better we could have been outside looking at false Creek. Super evening!

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MR
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Good food, service & ambiance. One of our favourite restaurants. No more need be said!

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

Always amazing ! My favourite restaurant forever. The seafood is always the freshest and service is impeccable .

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CA
Vancouver
25 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A pleasant afternoon pre birthday celebration with a close girlfriend

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Palm Springs
5 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great cuisine and wine list. Service is excellent. Have always enjoyed our dining experience.

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TM
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding service and outstanding meal, once again. Provence is my favorite “go to” restaurant for any occasion.

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

Great food . Small portions though . The waitress was very attentive but not annoying - perfect service.
Bouillabaisse serving very small .

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JR
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 2Food 1Service 3Ambience 1

Very noisy. Steak was unacceptable and sent back. Was replaced but dining partner had already finished her meal before replacement arrived. No compensation offered. Stroller from the table behind us was parked beside our table making it difficult for servers.

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DS
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Loved the Tomato inspired fixed menu that we both enjoyed. Sat outside at a corner sofa on a beautiful evening. Will definitely return.

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SG
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 1Ambience 5

This WAS one of our favourite restaurants so my mum purchased a 120 dollar gift card for my birthday. Dinner was great but when it came to pay the gift card didn’t work. We had to wait an extra half hour so they could try to run it threw. After half hour we wondered what was taking so long and we looked for the manager taking care of it. We saw across the room she was socializing with the customers and forgot to tell us the card wasn’t working. The server was very embarrassed and had to tell us the card didn’t work. The next day we phoned the company that issued the card and said there is no trouble on their end. We are going back to Provence Tuesday in hopes the refund the cash we paid out of pocket as we have this gift card for Provence still and don’t want to dine there again. We were not compensated for our trouble and had left a bad taste for my husband and I.

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JP
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great location by the water; Walt was an attentive and knowledgeable server; food was tasty

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GE
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Their 10th Avenue restaurant was a favourite dining location for many years and we were well known customers. The Marinaside location is more distant (across the Burrard bridge), somewhat more noisy and because we get there less frequently we have become anonymous to most staff. Consequently the experience is less friendly, but the food remains outstanding and the service very good. It remains our favourite place to meet and dine with old friends and we should do it more often.

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OT
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Please keep the bamboo rice with lobster! Also the steelhead on your in- house baguette is wonderful!

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S
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 2Food 4Service 1Ambience 3

Our group of three had to sit at the bar for 40 minutes while we waited for a table we had reserved. I am reminded of the Seinfeld episode where the company knows how to 'take a reservation,' but they don't know how to 'hold a reservation.' The inability for the restaurant to honour our reservation was very disappointing.

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CJ
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great service and check-ins from manager. Nice bday treat - thank you!

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MP
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love this place! Great food and service and nice atmosphere.

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LL
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I think we received the best service I have ever experienced. Even with a full restaurant multiple people were attending to us and were very courteous polite and sophisticated. Excellent!

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CL
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

We went for our anniversary and the evening and the food were outstanding. The staff was very attentive and surprised us at the end of our meal with a lovely dessert platter to help us celebrate our 37th anniversary. The rack of lamb was cooked to perfection and the crab cakes and scallop appetizers were fabulous. We will definitely return!

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Y
Toronto
25 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

A lovely location right by the water. We dined on the patio. Great menu. I had Grilled Fish Trio which consisted of Halibut, Steelhead and albacore tuna. My tuna was over cooked but the waiter quickly had it replaced when I pointed it out. The new portion was great. A nice sized portion for lunch. Our waiter was perhaps a bit overly friendly, a few too many corny lines. Nice guy, just trying too hard.

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RA
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We (and family members) have been frequent visitors to Provence Marinaside over the years and always been pleased with the setting, ambience, service and menu selection. On our most recent visit I thoroughly enjoyed an extensive seafood selection prepared and presented to perfection. I look forward to another visit soon

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C
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Provence Marinaside was an absolutely outstanding experience for our Anniversary. Upon arrival we were greeted and seated immediately. We were there on a Wednesday night and there is live music. Our waiter Jim was friendly and very efficient as well as attentive. Seafood is wonderful and the portions are generous. Jim suggested a terrific wine that paired nicely with our meal. We were surprised with complimentary desserts, yes three different desserts on a platter with Happy Anniversary written in chocolate! It was a very memorable Anniversary!

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P
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Amazing service!! The staff were well spoken, extremely efficient and very pleasant. Very versed in wine recommendations and dinner choices. Would go back just for the service.

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Phoenix
135 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We booked the restaurant for a quick lunch before an afternoon of salmon fishing. We liked it so much we cancelled our evening reservation at another restaurant and came back to Provence Marinaside. The patio is very comfortable and the menu and wine selections were entirely pleasing.

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MR
New York Area
131 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 4

A waitress e petted to bus her own tables, almost a 30 minute wait for the start of the meal, lingering over dirty dishes for what seemed an eternity - these were just a few of the problems that made this less than a great dining g experience.

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T
Seattle
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We went on a sunday night with out of country guests . The service and rcommendations were very good and the wine list allowed us to showcase some excellent BC wine. Enjoyed the ravioli with scallops, halibut dish and seafood pasta. Casual yet elegant with an outside inside feel. Very popular with the locals. Had been there for lunch the week before and recommend the salad nicoise.

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

In town from Seattle for annual event. Second year in a row we ate hear and will definitely be back. Great variety of food and wine. Wanted local place near water and this is perfect. 5 people at dinner, nice atmosphere and quiet enough for good conversation between all. Looking forward to next year.

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JS
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 1Ambience 4

The food was very good. How we the service was very poor. I asked for pepper and waited while the waitress went to 3 other tables to answer questions or whatever. I finally asked another male waiter who brought me the pepper and who I also later asked for water. In addition our waitress left the dirty plates sitting until another waiter came by and noticed. So yes to food but very poor service. It’s a tough decision to recommend. I say yes to food... but a no for service. Having said that I would give it a second chance with a different waitress.

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F
Philadelphia
32 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Very accommodating when our flight was late. Offered to make a smaller plate of the prawn entree which was delicious. as I really wanted it but would have been to much to eat. Shell fish steamer was nice combo and very tasty.

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EP
Central Coast
3 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very frIendly staff that made us feel so welcome from the get-go. The food was superb!

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VS
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It is the perfect place to dine with family, friends or just by yourselves, everything is made to perfection

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J
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Seafood at its best with local ingredients and attention to ocean wise products in a méditerranéen style presentation. Very wide wine selection to pair with.
Very good value

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GB
New England
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

everything we were served was delicious; of special note were the cooked goat cheese appetizer and the bamboo rice with crab and lobster. The watermelon sorbet was out of this world.

The waiter offered thoughtful suggestions and was attentive without being overbearing. The jazz quartet fit the mood perfectly; very competent without being too showy.

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BN
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Great ambience near waterfront. Wed night live jazz was fantastic music. Food was good though not outstanding, little pricey. Attentive service.

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