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About Earls Kitchen + Bar - Fir Street - Vancouver

Earls Kitchen + Bar is a globally inspired restaurant focused on using the freshest ingredients and making our food and drinks from scratch. We believe in using the best proteins and produce that is locally sourced and thinking consciously about how the product is produced, raised and grown.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Canadian, International

Hours of Operation:
Lunch & Dinner: Sunday-Thursday: 11:30am - Midnight, Friday & Saturday: 11:30am - 1:00am

Dress Code:
Formal Attire

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(604) 736-5663

Website:
http://earls.ca/

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Earls Kitchen + Bar - Fir Street - Vancouver Ratings and Reviews

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3.9

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

3.9

Service

3.8

Ambience

3.4

Value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Fun (3)
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Bar Seating (2)
Business Meals (2)
Casual (2)
Child-Friendly (2)
Group Bookings (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Good for a Date (1)
Healthy (1)
Lunch (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post-theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Comfort Food (1)
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Food4
Ambience5
Service3
Value5

 
·Dined on November 12, 2017

Food was great. Our waitress was hard to find at times and seemed a little busy. Value is amazing and ambiance is wonderful as well.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Bar Seating, Fun, Happy Hour, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Best salads for lunch. Will be back for sure

Food4
Ambience4
Service3
Value5

 
·Dined on October 22, 2017

The event organization was great, they set up my table for 20 people in a very busy day. Some times the service was taking too long, especially to bring the drinks. The food was very tasty and it was happy hour, so foods and drinks were in a very good deal.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Fun
Food1
Ambience1
Service1
Value1

 
·Dined on October 10, 2017

We dined at Earl's (Fir St) restaurant on Thanksgiving Monday. The restaurant was so dysfunctional. There were long waits and two tables next to me left very unhappy. It looked as though they had cut their dinners short. Another table of women next to me were laughing about how bad the service was. They described the atmosphere as chaotic.

When our food came (The Thanksgiving Turkey dinner) is was cold. The potatoes were runny as though liquid had been added to make them go further. And they weren't warm...they were actually cold. There was no gravy as advertised. The turkey was dried out. There was only squash, no greens. When I asked where the brussel sprouts were, I was told that they had run out. The food looked like it had been dumped on my plate. I was shocked that the chef and server would server such poor quality food. Where was their judgment? The food was returned to the kitchen and we ordered something else which also took a ridiculously long time to arrive. Even people at the next table commented on how long we had to wait.

I spoke to the manager who didn't do a great job of dealing with the issue. He did pay for an appetizer and drinks (1 wine and 1 pop) but given our disappointment over our much anticipated Thanksgiving meal that was ruined, I felt that the entire meal should have been complimentary. I still had to pay a $90 bill for 3 people for one of the worst dining experiences I have ever had.

I have been a long time customer of Earl's but I don't think I'll be coming back. If the manager had dealt with this properly, I might have given the staff the benefit of the doubt and written it off as a really bad night. But the manager's poor customer relations skills has sealed the deal for me .

Food3
Ambience3
Service1
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Sunday dinner out w/hubby & 2kids to celebrate a quiet post anniversary family dinner. Took forever for waitress to appear. Our order was taken by manager & food took forever. Eventually only 1appetizer arrived instead of bringing kids’ food out quickly. Missing items & finally I just got up & went to get cutlery that should have been brought out much sooner. They did remove drinks from final bill to try to make a better impression.

Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 22, 2017

I have been going to Earls for years and the food is consistently good, I've never been disappointed.

Leora

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Casual, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 26, 2017

One of the best happy hour menus in Vancouver. Lots of choices in different price ranges. Servers always friendly and attentive

Tags: Bar Seating, Happy Hour
Food4
Ambience3
Service1
Value3

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Service has been steadily declining at this location for the last year. Last night we had a reservation but despite this we appeared to have no server assigned to our table. We had to flag down a manager to order our drinks and food. When the food came they forgot one item and we had to flag someone down again to have that delivered. There was no clearing of plates until we specifically asked the manager to clear them. One of our party ordered coffee and this was forgotten until we asked a passing server to bring it.

The server was very nice but clearly was not able to handle her section, whether this was due to inexperience or being overwhelmed was not clear.

We used to come here all the time and we love the food but the service is consistently bad the last few times we have been there.

Food3
Ambience3
Service2
Value3

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 15, 2017

Food was quite good, service was slow and inattentive; unusual for Earls. Sushi was too cold, not freshly made I'd guess.

Food4
Ambience1
Service4
Value2

 
·Dined on August 9, 2017

"OpenTable" is User-Friendly. Thanks for this valuable service. The Earl's lunch was a special occasion, enjoyed by all.

Tags: Comfort Food, Special Occasion
Food3
Ambience3
Service4
Value3

 
·Dined on July 28, 2017

The wings are normally great at Earls and I will go there just for the wings. Unfortunately this time they weren't. They weren't hot enough or crispy. It was as if they were fried, left under the heat lamp, then tossed in sauce a few minutes later.

I had the steak with mashed potatoes, and green beans in a flavourful sauce. I loved it, but some would not because the sauce was highly salted.

The reason I would not recommend this earls in particular was the volume. It was so loud you had to basically shout to hear people. We were on the covered patio.

Food3
Ambience3
Service4
Value2

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on June 26, 2017

Overall the food was fine, except for my meal. I ordered the Ahi Tuna Salad
and it was not enjoyable. Lettuce was drowned in dressing and limp. Tuna was so tiny and chewy and the flavour was not a good taste. Quite a disappointment. Presentation was
not appealing as well.
My two guests said they enjoyed their meals.

Food3
Ambience1
Service4
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Way too warm without AC
Could use decor refresh
Fish taco not so great
Tuna salad very good

Tags: Happy Hour
Food2
Ambience3
Service2
Value2

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on June 14, 2017

Despite the fact that we have been here before and to other Earls locations, we were very disappointed this time. Two of our party thought that the fish and chips lacked flavour, two thought the curried chicken dish was lackluster and the fifth person was underwhelmed by the tuna portion. In addition we had to try to get the attention of our server when we wanted more beverages and when we wanted our bill. Not what we have come to expect of Earls.

Food1
Ambience2
Service1
Value1

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on June 7, 2017

i thought I would give Earl's another try since I have not dined there for years but not much has changed as the food quality is pretty poor. I would not go back.

Food4
Ambience2
Service4
Value2

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on June 5, 2017

The food and service were fine but having reserved a table for 5 at least 2 weeks before this event I was very disappointed in the shape and location of the table. The table was long and narrow beside a high traffic area, which meant that no one could sit on the fourth side, kind of like a scene in a movie with all the guests facing the camera. I knew Earls is not known for quiet ambience, but we could not hear each other without shouting down the long table. All in all, I was extremely disappointed.

Food2
Ambience2
Service2
Value1

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on June 4, 2017

Didn't receive confirmation of our reservation (for 7:45pm) until 2 hours after we had returned home (midnight).

Dining room was very very noisy.

Staff all seemed frazzled.

Server was asked to recommend a glass of dry white whine- enthusiastically suggested the Chardonnay....

Food was underwhelming (frozen veggie burger?), and appetizers arrived at the same time as mains.

Watched the table behind us complain hardily about their wait for food (reasonably so), then be ignored for the rest of their visit, even as they were trying to pay the bill and leave.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on April 27, 2017

Eating at Earl's is always fun and satisfying. The staff are friendly and accommodating, the food is the best of any chain restaurant, and the decor is clean and comfortable.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, People Watching, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies
Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on April 12, 2017

Always enjoy the food at Earls. The only challenge is that for a business lunch it gets a bit noisy and hard to have a conversation.
The service was efficient and friendly.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on April 10, 2017

Service was very good, they have the allergy binder should you have anyone in your party with allergies and the staff and management was reassuring in making sure the food was prepared without the allergens. Staff and manager took the time to make sure everything was to our satisfaction and would fix it if it wasn't. Best experience I've had in an Earl's as I haven't been there in almost a decade due to my past experiences in other locations not being so good.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
Food2
Ambience4
Service4
Value3

 
 (Seattle)·Dined on April 7, 2017

tried the grilled chicken caesar salad. the chicken was cajun style and was quite good with a nice cajun spice. the actual caesar was mediocre and seemed a bit tired and flavourless

Tags: Casual
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on April 1, 2017

Excellent service. Food was good.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on March 31, 2017

Today was quite busy But they tried their best.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Always good food. Happy hour makes it better.

Food2
Ambience3
Service1
Value1

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on March 21, 2017

The service training needs to get improved. We ordered 5 entrees included salmon, chicken, and steaks. The salmon was great but the others tasted just okay.

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